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Top 10+ affordable modular homes Australia

What Is a Modular Home?

Modular homes are houses that are designed and built in a factory and later on transported to the property of the buyer. What separates them from other similar prefabricated homes is the fact that they are built in modules in order to ensure that the construction is quicker, and that the transportation is easier.

If you’re in the market for a modular home and are looking to take the first steps towards buying one, then you might need a little help in getting started. 

The first thing that you need to do in order to get the ball rolling is find a company that can make the sort of home you’re looking for while staying within your budget. To that end, we’ve compiled a list of 10 of the more reputable modular home designing companies that you can look into to see if they fit your criteria.

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Best Modular Home Providers Australia

Anchorhomes

Prices listed on site: Lowest ~ $149,000 – Highest ~ $396,000

Anchorhomes is a company that can build a modular home in around 16 weeks and transport the home throughout Victoria and most of New South Wales. 

Having over a quarter of a century of experience in the construction business means that Anchorhomes is very familiar with the requirements of the standard customer and what they need to do in order to meet or even exceed those requirements. The company has modular home design options that range from the more traditional styles to the more customizable options that are built according to very specific customer requests.

Archiblox

Prices listed on site: Lowest ~ $80,000 for 18 m2 – Highest ~ $590,000 for 150 m2

Archiblox is a company that’s as well known for their strong belief in preserving the environment as it is for its top-notch modular home designs. They strive to ensure that both of these elements are seamlessly integrated in order to ensure that each house that the company builds is as environmentally friendly as the available materials will allow, without making the structure entirely biodegradable. 

The company offers the best service possible in order to make sure that the relationship they have with their clients is as strong as the relationship they think everyone should have with the environment.

Ecoliv

Prices listed on site: Lowest ~ $90,000 for 26 m2 – Highest ~ $560,000 for 170 m2

Ecoliv is a company that was founded in 2008 and has spent over a decade providing clients with ecologically sound housing options. They strive to keep their clients in the loop at all times, and to that end, they make sure that no progress is made in the construction without their knowledge or approval. The customers are also encouraged to visit the construction site in the factory if they wish and ask for updates at any time.

Habitech Systems

Prices listed on site: ~ $1,300 – $4,500 per sqm

Habitech is a company with over 20 years of experience in sustainable architecture and ESD consulting. The homes that the company builds are fitted with structural wall panels that include a full cladding system and long-spanning steel sandwich panels for the roof. Habitech also works with many different manufacturers in order to fit the house with doors and windows that meet the requirements of their clients.

Hoek modular homes

Prices listed on site: Lowest ~ $120,000 – Highest ~ $250,000

Hoek is a company that was founded in 1967 and has a CEO that’s a third-generation builder, so it’s evident that the company has had more than enough time to build a respectable reputation and prove that it can provide its clients with the designs and the service that they’re looking for. 

MODE homes

Prices listed on site: ~ $2,800 – $3,000 + GST per sqm

Modular homes are all designed to be built in a factory and then transported to the property of the buyers, however, MODE introduces a new element to the formula by making their homes able to be folded down for transport. 

This addition allows easier and safer transportation, and simpler installation on the property, as the structure is simply folded out. The company emphasizes innovation and design above all else, and will do everything in their power to ensure that the customers get the benefits of these values by designing the best possible homes for each individual.

Modscape

Prices listed on site: ~ $3,000 – $5,500 + GST per sqm

Modscape designs everything – from private homes to commercial properties for every field out there, from healthcare and education to hospitality and transport. These qualifications mean that they are the perfect choice to design a home to fit anyone’s specifications. 

Additionally, the fixed timeline and price assure every customer that they will get exactly what they bargained for, and that there won’t be any unforeseen charges after the two parties have settled on the price. 

And finally, each home has a design that takes advantage of the climate to maintain a comfortable temperature range by reducing the need for auxiliary heating or cooling.

Modula homes

Prices listed on site: Lowest ~ $80,000 for 1 bedroom – Highest ~ $120,000 for 2 bedroom

Modula provides designs for everything — from a little vacation home intended for temporary accommodations to a full-fledged liveable house for the entire family. 

The company believes that clever design can transform any small space into a comfortable home, and tries to bring that through in each blueprint.

They also offer quality finishes, as well as features that would be perfect for any home, on top of the energy-efficient designs that they’re proud of.

Prebuilt

Prices listed on site: Lowest ~ $220,000 – Highest ~ $615,000

Prebuilt recognizes the fact that each homeowner is different from one another, so in order to accommodate the requirements and concerns of every type of client, the company offers them the choice between a pre-designed home or a custom home. The company has a 6,500 square metre factory space that they use to build the houses in. A pre-built home may take as little as 12 to 14 weeks to go from the 3D modeling stages to the transportation and installation stage.

Westbuilt

Prices listed on site: Not specified

As soon as you visit Westbuilt’s website, you can see that the company advertises its flexibility when it comes to home design by giving you the option to look over the compact, traditional, and large luxury buildings they’ve created. 

This means that the company can handle any sort of design that their customers are after, regardless if it’s a more conservatively spaced 2-bedroom construction or a 5-bedroom luxuriant giant with 2 bathrooms that takes up a few hundred square metres.

Over and out

This list is only the tip of the iceberg and Australia has dozens of other well-known respectable model house providers that you can find with a simple google search. However, we still encourage you to look over the companies we mentioned, since we put them on our list because we truly believe that they have something to offer for just about everyone.