FAQS

What is a tiny home?

A Tiny Home is legally a custom build caravan. Typically build on trailers, these homes on average are around 15m2 and are designed for those that enjoy simple living, living eco-friendly and away from stressful lifestyles. 

Can I put a Tiny Home on my property?

As a Tiny Homes is legally a caravan, there is nothing stopping you from putting a caravan on your property. The council can have a say as to how much you can use it and for what purpose.

How long does a Tiny Home take to build?

We have built Tiny Homes as quick as 3 months all the way up to 6 months, depending on the size and design of your Tiny Home will depend on how long it will take.

Does my council allow Tiny Homes?

As each council has their own individual rules and regulations, we unfortunately can’t know all the different laws and leave the council research up to the customer.

How much do your Tiny Homes cost?

Our Tiny Homes range between $60,000 and $100,000+.

 

 However, most of them end up ranging in the $70,000-$90,000 range

What does a Tiny home weigh and can I tow it with my car? Also, do you guys offer delivery?

Tiny Homes can weigh up to 4.5 tonnes and should be towed by a professional with a truck. They can be moved around by a smaller vehicle however for safety on the road we recommend using a towing company. For this reason, we do not offer delivery with the homes. Nationwide towing has quoted us about $4.00 a kilometre for travel throughout Victoria.

What’s the biggest Tiny Home you build?

Tiny Homes in Australia can be built to a maximum of 11m. Here at Tiny Homes Australia we mainly build on three sizes 4m, 6m and 7.5m. All trailers being 2.4m wide

What sort of quality can I expect from your Tiny Homes?

As part of our team, we have a Production Manager who oversees all builds, we also have a skilled cabinet marker who hand makes all custom pieces and finally, we have a qualified builder who ensures all areas that can be are built to the same standard and code as domestic homes. So your Tiny Home is in good hands. We also encourage visits where you can come to the Factory and view your Tiny Homes being built at different stages.

Is there a deposit involved and how do I pay?

To kick start your Tiny Home we require a 30% deposit which is then followed by 4 stage payments throughout the build.

Do I get plans to look at before I commit?

We offer a design service for $1790 to get personalized plans including specification list, floor plans, rendered images as well as elevations and sections, trailer plan and more. We generally send you the first draft and then we work together to create the best plans personalized to your Tiny Home.

What are my Off Grid options?

As we custom build all of our Tiny Homes, your options when it comes to taking it off the grid are pretty much endless. You can have your Tiny Home built to be completely or partially off grid. You can also design your home to be connected to all services on the property and operate like a normal domestic home.

How much will a fully Off Grid system cost?

To set up your home to be off the grid can cost around $5,000 to $10,000 depending on which features you wanted to go with. Below is the link to the most common composting toilet that is on the market if you are after some
more details: https://www.natureshead.com.au/

How many staff do you have?

40 staff on Hand Including 25 Carpenters. Hangan Construction has the staff to get your job done on time and on budget. With 25 carpenters and apprentices, an engineer, draftsman and admin staff we can certainly build your dream Tiny Home.

How do I know I am getting a quality build?

We build these home as close to the housing code as we can. This means we use all of the 1684 Building Standards in Australia. This ensures you're getting only the highest quality builds from us. Due to weight limitations, we make calculated and engineered decisions to minimize weight without minimizing the strength or quality of our builds.

I want to build my own Tiny Home but don’t know where to start?

We understand some people wish to build their own Tiny Homes themselves however don’t know where to start. We can help you get plans drawn up, you can also order your trailer through us. 

Do you provide financing?

Fin.Link have approached us to be an option for Tiny Home financing. They are happy to finace tiny home purchases.

Click HERE for more details.

Where do you build these?

We have our own factory where we are able to manufacture these home professionally and securely. 

We are also able to build them on site and come to you! We are happy to accommodate your needs.

Who is Hangan Construction?

We are Hangan Construction! As well as Tiny Homes, we build residential houses, offer structural steel for residential houses, and offer building services.