Earn Extra Money

Being a Host is Simple

1

List Your Property

List your tiny house or land for rent. Whether you have acreage, a backyard, a front yard or a driveway, you can become part of a unique community by becoming a host!

2

Confirm Bookings

Review booking inquiries and communicate with tiny housers that reserve your property online.

3

Welcome Your Guests

Payments are directly deposited into your bank account.

Benefits of Being a Try It Tiny Host

Community

Community-Based

Select listings based on your preferences, amenities, geography and timing.

Flexible

Flexible

Adjust your listings' availability and pricing based on your property and demand in the area.

Earn

Earn Money

Make some extra cash with little effort or interference.

Experience

Experience

Broaden your network across the country without leaving the comfort of your own home.

Host FAQs

Why is my property locked and what does that mean?

A locked property means that we need you to add or update something about your listing before it can be viewed publicly. We recommend reviewing communication from Try It Tiny to identify what needs to change. As soon as your listing is updated, please notify us and we'll be sure to share your property with our members immediately. (You can reach us at inquiries@tryittiny.com)

Below is a list of common items that can cause a listing to be locked. Note that several of these items are in violation of the Company's Terms and Conditions and could have more serious implications if not corrected.

- Inaccurate description or address

- Failure to verify account information

- No photographs

- Improper language or profanity

- Inclusion of external links or websites

- Reference to free or alternative rate amounts that do not correspond to the listing's details

Try It Tiny is not required to list any property it believes is in violation of its Terms and Conditions.  

Try It Tiny's users rely heavily on the information provided in our Hosts' listings which is why we strive for accurate, useful and appropriate property information.  We value your interest in Hosting and place a high-importance on our Hosts' experience. In providing quality listings, our community will continue to value from the Try It Tiny service.  

We hope you will continue to be a part of our growing community and encourage you to reach out to us with any additional questions.

Why do I have to provide the last 4 digits of my SSN?

Our third-party, payment processor (Stripe) requires this information to verify your identity (or the identity of your business, in certain instances) to be able to start making and receiving transactions quickly.  Please refer to Stripe's FAQs page, for additional details.

Where should I have a tiny house park?

We are so excited that you're Hosting!  Once you have made the decision to Host, the next most important question is probably, "Where do I have the Guests put the micro unit?"

Here are a few things to consider when making this decision:

- The micro unit will likely be towed into place.  The easiest parking locations do not require the guest to back up and use the reverse gear.   

- Since the unit will be driven / towed into place, you may prefer to create your host parking spot near / on a drive or gravel path.  Hosts can also create, but are not required, a small gravel parking spot by adding a 10 x 30 foot gravel pad. Should you decide the best location is far from an access road / driveway, just remember that the Guest will need to drive the micro unit into place.

- If your property experiences heavy rainfall, it's helpful to keep material (such as plywood) available to help Guests transport the weight of their vehicle and their tiny.  

- Heavy rainfall, snow and other extreme elements may require you to block your availability in your Listing from time to time.  That's OK!  Blocking time is easy and it maintains the rest of the listing for use in the future (as well as previous reviews).  

What is the Replicate feature?

The Replicate feature provides a quick and easy way to replicate an existing Listing.  This is useful for Hosts who are willing to accommodate multiple Guests at the same time.

When creating or editing a Listing, select the Replicate tab to add the feature.  Replicated Listings require a new Cover Photo and a new Property Name; the remaining details will auto-populate to match the original Listing.  Hosts are encouraged to review all of the details and amenities to ensure accuracy.

Replicating Listings is particularly important to maintain accurate availability of your Listing.  Without the Replicate feature, a Host who owns a 3 acre property that can accommodate 3 tiny houses at the same time, would appear "booked" and unavailable anytime a single Guest was there.

Why isn't my Listing appearing in search results?

A Listing may not appear for a few reasons:

- Draft vs. Published: Did you remember to Publish your Listing?  Draft Listings appear with a Draft stamp on them when viewing the Listing in your Dashboard.  Be sure to edit the Listing and select Publish for it to become live.

- Availability: Blocked or occupied dates during the search range may impact results.  We try to be inclusive in our search results but occassionally, this may occur.  Also, if your property can accommodate more than one Guest, be sure to create additional listings.  The Replicate feature can be a useful tool for this.

- Locked Property: Is your property listing appearing as "Locked"?  If so, see additional details below regarding Locked Properties and how to fix them.

Locked Property:

A locked property means that we need you to add or update something about your listing before it can be viewed publicly. We recommend reviewing communication from Try It Tiny to identify what needs to change. As soon as your listing is updated, please notify us and we'll be sure to share your property with our members immediately. (You can reach us at inquiries@tryittiny.com)

Below is a list of common items that can cause a listing to be locked. Note that several of these items are in violation of the Company's Terms and Conditions and could have more serious implications if not corrected.

- Inaccurate description or address

- Failure to verify account information

- No photographs

- Improper language or profanity

- Inclusion of external links or websites

- Reference to free or alternative rate amounts that do not correspond to the listing's details

Try It Tiny is not required to list any property it believes is in violation of its Terms and Conditions.  

Try It Tiny's users rely heavily on the information provided in our Hosts' listings which is why we strive for accurate, useful and appropriate property information.  We value your interest in Hosting and place a high-importance on our Hosts' experience. In providing quality listings, our community will continue to value from the Try It Tiny service.  

We hope you will continue to be a part of our growing community and encourage you to reach out to us with any additional questions.

What if I only want a long-term Guest?

Try It Tiny has a maximum billing cycle of 90 days but that does not limit longer-term rentals.  We target 90 days as the maximum billing cycle so our Guests can manage expenses and also, so both parties can determine if the rental opportunity is a good fit for them long-term.  If you want to have a Guest continue to rent, be sure to request they renew their terms.  We will have an auto-renewal feature coming soon too, which will make this a more seamless process!

How do I Host?

Thanks for considering hosting. You help us facilitate community interaction and culture sharing. With our host template, we have made your life easier. All we need for you is to take a few pictures, describe yourself, and check the correct boxes. Click here to learn more about hosting.

How do I protect my tiny house?

Tiny house owners likely have an exisiting insurance policy to protect their home. If hosts do not currently have an insurance policy, there are a few providers you can contact. NOAH certified tiny homes may be eligible for policies by Foremost Insurance Group. If you do not have a NOAH certified tiny house, please email us and we will send you a list of providers. 

Try It Tiny is not responsible for any damage caused to a guest’s tiny house or RV while parked on a host’s property, whether caused by the host or otherwise. 

Can I change the price of my listing?

Yes. Price changes and other listing updates (email, reserved / blocked dates, pictures, etc.) can be done at any time via your host profile. Confirmed guests will be charged based on the listing’s price at the time of the booking & acceptance by the host.

What can I do to increase the likelihood of my property being booked?

First impressions are important, so make sure your listing includes lots of pictures.  If your listing includes a tiny house, be sure to include interior and exterior images of the unit as well as the surrounding area.  Be sure to review your property description for accuracy, spelling errors and content. Including the most relevant and important information first is helpful for Guests.  Lastly, offering additional amenities such as hookups, on-site vehicle parking, above average acreage, Wi-Fi access and a desired location will increase hosts’ chances of booking inquiries.

Do I have to offer hookups?

You sure don't. Many tiny homes have the ability to be “off-grid” by water tanks, propane, solar panels, compositing toilets, and wood burning stoves. However, some Guests will require hookups. If you currently don't have hookups, but may be interested in installing them in the future, be sure to check that box under amenities so Try It Tiny and potential Guests know.  Offering hookups to accommodate these Guests is easier than it sounds: email inquiries@tryittiny.com to learn about more options to install hookups.

As a landowner, do I need additional insurance coverage?

Try It Tiny recommends confirming any insurance related questions with hosts' insurance agents. Homeowner policies may be sufficient, however, since insurance laws vary by state, it is imperative to confirm with local insurance agents. 

Try It Tiny is not responsible for any damage caused to a guest’s tiny house or RV while parked on a host’s property, whether caused by the host or otherwise. 

What if I list my property and change my mind?

Listings can be deactivated once a User signs in; however, all information will be lost if you later decide to Host. Try it Tiny recommends that you reserve / block dates to accommodate your schedule, rather than remove your listing altogether. This way you can Host again in the future when the timing is right for you.

Can I host on land when I am not there?

Sure thing. We recommend that you communicate thoroughly with the guest and be available via phone or email upon their arrival to help them should anything be needed. Over communication is helpful here.

What is the cancellation policy?

Please refer to our policies page for full description.

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