FAQ - Frequently Asked Questions
MOST OF MINI MANSIONS TINY HOMES SAY THEY ARE SOLD. WHAT DO I DO NOW?
Yes, these home sell pretty quickly, usually before we get the walls up. So, if you are interested in a particular model, we can build you one and have it complete in about 15 weeks (if there is no wait list at time of purchase). Please Contact Us!
DOES MINI MANSIONS TINY HOME BUILDERS FINANCE THE TINY HOMES?
We do not finance the tiny homes. BUT, with our NOAH certification, it makes it MUCH easier to finance the tiny home yourself. We have provided lenders that are commonly used for tiny home financing Click Here
IS MINI MANSIONS TINY HOME BUILDERS NOAH CERTIFIED?
Why, yes, we are. Learn more here: NOAH Certification
CAN I GET INSURANCE ON MY TINY HOME?
Yes! Now, with our NOAH certification, it is simple! See a list of insurance companies here: Click here
IS MINI MANSIONS TINY HOME BUILDERS RVIA CERTIFIED?
No. RVIA certification is intended for part time, weekend/week long use. Not for permanent living. We are NOAH certified, which is a National Trade Association for builders, Manufacturers & DIY'ers, producing Tiny Houses, suitable for permanent, full-time or part-time residential living. NOAH is recognized by municipalities nationwide, and by insurers and lenders.
DOES MINI MANSIONS DO CUSTOM BUILD TINY HOMES?
We are currently not taking on custom homes, due to the time it entails. We however, can make small modifications to our current plans.
HOW DO I PAY FOR A TINY HOME THAT HAS TO BE BUILT BY MINI MANSIONS TINY HOME BUILDERS?
We require 40% down after sending/receiving a signed project proposal, sales contract, and floor plan. We require an additional 30% once your home is framed. We require an additional 20% after the exterior of your home is complete (siding, windows, roof). We require the final 10% and delivery fees when the home is complete and prior to delivery. We send our clients photos weekly (or more often if requested) to insure you that your money is going to the completion of your home. We ask these deposits to be made into our business account via wire transfer. You may contact our bank, and past clients for references. The contact information for our references will be provided to you.
HOW DO I PAY FOR A COMPLETED TINY HOME BUILT BY MINI MANSIONS TINY HOME BUILDERS?
We ask for the full payment to be made into our business account via wire transfer prior to delivery/pickup of your home. You may contact our bank, and past clients for references. The contact information for our references will be provided to you.
I THINK SEEING A TINY HOME WOULD BE COOL, BUT I DON'T KNOW I COULD NEVER LIVE IN ONE, CAN I COME SEE A TINY HOME?
While we would love to have everyone who has ever wanted to “just step inside” a tiny house, we reserve all our appointments to serious buyers only. We spend a LOT of time building and constructing the homes, website upkeep, answering emails (tons of emails), that we have very little time to enjoy time with our family and friends. Our spare time is very precious to us. So, if you are a serious buyer, and can totally see yourself living in one our our tiny homes, we would love to have you. Please contact us here: Contact Us
I DO NOT WANT TO DEAL WITH STAIRS, DOES MINI MANSIONS TINY HOME BUILDERS HAVE A TINY HOUSE WITH MAIN FLOOR BEDROOM?
As a matter of fact, we do! Pease click the links here for that floor plan/model: 28' Chalet Shack or 30' Easy Shack
Yes! Here’s a good starting point: Floor Plans
Yes, we will be happy to have your home professionally delivered and our service is $300 flat fee and $3.00 - $4.25 per mile. The price per mile depends on delivery destination. Must be delivered to a solid, level, flat land. Preferably on gravel or concrete. We ask to see a photo of the delivery site, and the road leading up to the delivery site.
WILL THE TINY HOUSE BE SET UP (ELECTRIC, WATER, SEWER, LEVEL HOME) ONCE THE HOME IS DELIVERED?
Setup of the utilities or leveling of the home is not included with tiny home delivery. The delivery fee is priced per mile and is for delivery only. We recommend hiring a mobile home service professional to do the setup. Our past clients have been charged anywhere from $600-$1800 for this service.
After Purchase Instructions/Care:
-Heating and cooling system must immediately be connected and turned on at time of delivery. Mini Mansions Tiny Home Builders LLC will not be responsible for any damage to home resulting from excessive heat or cold temperatures. Electric service must be ready for hookup at time of delivery. If heating and cooling is not connected at time of delivery, Mini Mansions Tiny Home Builders LLC will provide a waiver for the client to sign relinquishing all responsibility from Mini Mansions Tiny Homes Builders LLC to the client. The home is made of wood. Excessive heat or cold can cause the wood to contract and expand.
-It is up to you to determine if your vehicle is capable to pull approximately 11,000 lbs.
-It is up to you to provide insurance after you take possession, including towing and home owners. We will not be responsible for tiny home insurance after you take possession.
-Do not pull home over 55 miles per hour.
-Mini Mansions Tiny Homes sit 11”-12” from the ground. Use extreme care when pulling the home on uneven payment.
-Once Tiny Home arrives at destination, owner is responsible for:
-Leveling, blocking, and anchoring home, and all utility hookup, unless specified in project proposal. If these items above are not performed by a professional company, such as a mobile home service professional, your warranty will be void.
-All PVC drain pipes under home, need to be connected together to drainage service/sewer or RV hookup.
-We recommend the home to have insulated skirting around permitter of home.
-Heat tape should be installed on main waterline intake on exterior of tiny home.
-Small enclosed oil heater should be plugged into shed where on demand water heater is located in freezing temperatures. https://www.amazon.com/dp/B009L40S0S/ref=cm_sw_r_api_i_YP4WA979GD20QSVY42ZE_0?_encoding=UTF8&psc=1
-Do not exceed 3/4” nails to hang pictures on interior walls to ensure not to hit any electrical wiring inside of walls.
-The vinyl flooring is a “floating” floor. Do not move heavy furniture across floor without using
furniture floor pads. It will cause wrinkles in floor. Mini Mansions Tiny Home Builders LLC is not responsible for damage to floor for incorrect care of “floating” floors.
-Drains beneath sinks may need to be tighten periodically due to expansion and contraction.
-Only use LED light bulbs inside of home.
-Smoke alarm/carbon monoxide battery need to be checked once per month.
(Mobile Home Service professionals can do all of the above easily)
-Check all caulk yearly on interior/exterior of home. This is not included in warranty.