At Anchor Homes, we pride ourselves on providing exceptional customer service and delivering your home on budget and on time. To assist with planning and to help you understand the exact steps of the modular home building process, we have prepared this outline for our standard modular range. If you are looking for a custom designed modular home from the ground up, we follow a similar process, but begin with specialised design consultation, followed by an estimate and approval.

Modular Homes – Design Process


On attending your first appointment you will meet and speak with your sales and design consultant to create a design that meets your personal requirements.

At this stage we can discuss any changes you may wish to make to ensure that you are completely satisfied with your design.

Once decided on a home design, Anchor Homes will provide you with a detailed estimate and an options list.


Once you have decided you would like to proceed with a new Anchor Home, if required, one of our team will visit your site to evaluate the proposed orientation, site access, location of site-connections and any other requirements.

The next step is the pre-contract stage. At this point a pre-contract fee is payable, so we can complete preparation work including working drawings, energy rating, BAL rating, site survey and soil report. This information is required to finalise working drawings ready for permit applications. Our friendly team will help you every step of the way and keep you informed as to the next steps to ensure your building experience is as efficient and hassle-free as possible.


Once drawings are complete, we will lodge your town planning application with the local council (if required). Our admin team will complete the planning application for you and submit it to the council. We will also be in regular contact with the council to ensure the planning process is completed as quickly as possible.

Next, we will arrange a colour and specifications meeting with our colour consultant. They will help you add life to your home using our beautiful range of interior and exterior colours, surface finishes, flooring and more.

When planning permission has been received and specifications have been finalised, we will draft contracts for signing. Once the contracts have been signed we will apply for the building permit through your nominated building surveyor.

Modular Homes – Build & Delivery Process


Once the building permit has been issued, the construction phase starts at our Stratford facility. This phase generally takes between 8 – 10 weeks. Our customer care team will provide you with regular updates on the progress of your home and you are welcome to call in at any time to see your new home taking shape.

Our production team will construct your new home to approximately 95% completion with a few minor aspects left to finalise onsite. In the weeks prior to the construction phase being finalised our site team will prepare the footings and connections on your site ready for the installation of your home.


Your home is transported to site by our experienced delivery team and installed onto the prepared foundations.

The last 4 – 6 weeks of construction take place on site, where we will add the finishing touches to your new home along with any decks, verandahs, carports or optional extras you may have chosen.


We will make a final inspection of your home together, to check all details are completed to your satisfaction. Then the home is handed over to you along with the Certificate of Occupancy.

Your new home is now ready to move in and enjoy for many years to come!

For more information or assistance with planning your project please contact us.