• Pinterest
  • Instagram
  • Houzz
  • Vimeo

Ph: 03 5145 7110

0

What You Need to Know About the Changes to BMO Mapping in Victoria

February 16, 2018
Laurie Raikes

News, Options, Planning

The Bushfire Management Overlay (BMO) applies to properties throughout Victoria that are situated in areas that may be significantly affected by bushfire. Late last year, the Minister for Planning approved a significant revision of BMO mapping across the state – so what does this mean for you if you’re building a new home?

Understanding if your property falls within a Bushfire Management Overlay is important as it can be the difference between requiring town planning or not. The town planning process can add extra time and cost to your project, and it’s a good idea to know from the start if the BMO applies. So, if you’re planning on building a new home in Victoria, here’s what you need to know about the changes to BMO mapping.

More Info >

0

Our Most Popular Blog Posts of 2017

December 22, 2017
Laurie Raikes

News

2017 saw us publish many popular blog articles with all manner of helpful information about building a modular home, as well as our popular Design Focus and Project Focus series.

We thought you might like to check out our list of the 10 most popular posts from 2017, in order of popularity:

More Info >

0

3 of the Best Modular Home Designs for Beach Houses

November 24, 2017
Laurie Raikes

News, Comparisons, Options

Whether you’re planning a permanent sea change, or building your dream holiday house on the coast, finding the right design is key to getting maximum enjoyment from your new home. Externally, it should blend with the surroundings and showcase your personal style, while on the inside, you need a design that suits your family’s lifestyle and includes beach-friendly features like no carpet for easy sand clean up.

Modular homes are a great choice for your beach house project. Their flexible and contemporary designs suit families of all sizes, and look right at home in coastal locations. Plus, the off-site modular building process means less site disruption and faster construction times compared to a conventional build, so you can enjoy your beach retreat sooner. Here we’ve handpicked three of our favourite modular homes for seaside living.

More Info >

0

10 Reasons a Modular Home is the Best Choice for a Knockdown Rebuild

November 17, 2017
Laurie Raikes

News, Comparisons, Options

If you’ve outgrown your home, or it’s in need of some serious work, you essentially have three choices: sell, renovate, or knockdown and rebuild. Traditionally, selling or renovating have been the preferred options, however, there has recently been a strong trend towards knockdowns, especially when using modular construction methods for the rebuild.

So, if you’re keen to avoid the expense and stress of selling and buying, and the headaches of renovating and extending, then a knockdown rebuild might be the way to go. Plus, if faster construction times, less site impact and more design flexibility appeals, then building a new modular home may be the answer. Here are 10 reasons why.

More Info >

0

Here’s Why the Future is Bright for Modular Homes in Australia

November 10, 2017
Laurie Raikes

News

While there is no simple answer to the complex problem of housing affordability, many experts in the construction industry are putting modular homes forward as part of the solution. And with good reason – modular homes are currently grossly under-utilised in Australia. Of the $150 billion construction sector, modular buildings currently contribute just 3 percent, or $4.6 billion. But this looks set to change over the next decade, with experts predicting that by 2027, one in ten new homes built here will be modular.

Other countries around the world have embraced modular construction to meet the demand for housing needs to great effect. In Japan, housing manufacturers mass produce customisable modular homes that make up around 15% of their sizable residential market. While in Sweden, modular housing accounts for a whopping 70% of the market share.

More Info >

0

Considering Becoming an Owner-Builder? Here’s What You Need to Know

When it comes to building a new home, there’s a few different options - and one is to buy a kit home, take on the role of owner-builder, and organise construction yourself.

On the surface, it can seem more affordable, but there’s always the potential for building costs to blow out. Plus, you’ll be solely responsible for bringing the whole project together, which is a lot more work than most people realise.

So, what exactly does it mean to be an owner-builder? And is it something you should consider? Let’s take a closer look at what's involved.

More Info >

0

Why Modular Homes Are the Next Big Thing in Australian Housing

March 17, 2017
Laurie Raikes

News

Modular homes have always been an affordable, practical and convenient housing solution - and in the last decade, they have evolved to become a stylish, adaptable and modern housing option in their own right.

More Info >

0

Our Most Popular Blog Posts of 2016

2016 saw us publish almost 50 blog articles with all manner of helpful information about building a modular home, as well as our popular Design Focus series.

We thought you might like to check out our list of the 15 most popular posts from the last 12 months, in order of popularity:

More Info >

0

Take a "virtual" tour of our modular display homes

May 27, 2016
Laurie Raikes

News

We're very pleased to announce we've recently added "virtual tour" technology to our website! You can now view any of our three modular display homes right from your own home via your computer or mobile device.

More Info >

0

Easter Opening Hours

March 24, 2016
Laurie Raikes

News

 

Anchor Homes Easter opening hours:

Our offices and display centres will be closed from Friday 25th through to Monday 28th, and re-opening on Tuesday 29th. We'll be back to business as usual then so why not arrange a tour of one of our display centres. You might just find your dream home!

More Info >

0

Christmas Opening Hours

December 21, 2015
Lester Raikes

News

 

Opening hours over the Christmas break:

We will be closed from Wednesday 23rd December and will re-open on Monday 4th of January. We would like to wish our customers and staff a safe and happy Christmas break and we look forward to another great year in 2016!

More Info >

0

Display Home Launch a huge success

December 11, 2015
Lester Raikes

News

Thanks to everyone who attended our new display home grand opening last Saturday.

More Info >

0

Invitation: Grand Opening of Our Hampton 14 Display Home at Bayswater

October 23, 2015
Lester Raikes

News

   

You are invited to the official launch of our newest modular home design, the Hampton 14, at our Bayswater display centre.

More Info >

0

Welcome Steve to the Anchor Team

October 01, 2015
Lester Raikes

News

 

We are thrilled to have Steve Pool join our team as a Sales Consultant. As a consultant, Steve’s role will be holding the fort at the Bayswater Display Centre in the ever growing market of sustainable modular homes.

Steve brings a wealth of diverse knowledge and experience to the Anchor Homes team, with his previous career being focussed on bespoke design within the architecture and interior design fields.

More Info >

0

Why Use Anchor Homes?

April 23, 2015
Laurie Raikes

News

 

Knowing that your new home represents the biggest and most important investment most people ever make, at Anchor Homes we ensure our modular homes and granny flats are built to last. 

More Info >

0

New Seaford And Hampton Range!

March 05, 2015
Laurie Raikes

News

 We are pleased to announce the release of our new Seaford and Hampton ranges. With a number of different size modular floorplans, you are bound to find a design to suit your needs!

More Info >

0

Display Home Now Open!

November 15, 2014
Laurie Raikes

News

 

The Shoreham range is iconic to Anchor Homes and consistently a bestseller. With a number of different floorplans to suit all family sizes, the Shoreham comes in 9, 12, 14, & 19 square designs; and our latest addition: the "SHOREHAM 16".

More Info >

0

New Display Home Grand Opening

November 05, 2014
Laurie Raikes

News

 

You’re invited! Our new Display Home is complete and you are invited to the Grand Opening on the Saturday 22nd November, 2014.

More Info >

0

New Display Home Coming Soon!

June 09, 2014
Laurie Raikes

News

 

We are pleased to announce that we have a new Display Home on the way! This new home will be our popular 'Shoreham 14' design and will be on show with a new façade style from our all-new Melbourne location!

More Info >
    


Subscribe Via Email

modular-homes-australia
New Call-to-action

Follow Us

New Call-to-action

Recent Posts

New Call-to-action
New Call-to-action

Recent Posts