Your tiny home insurance specialists
We are more than just names on a business card.
Tiny home owners are like no other and neither are our insurance policies. Whether you just need a policy for your non-traditional home or you are looking for something more comprehensive to cover all your insurance needs, we are here to help.
We can help with insurance for all types of non-traditional homes. We specialize in all shapes and sizes, but focus on tiny houses on wheels, small houses, cabins, DIY structures, yurts, park models, and more! Our comprehensive range of services
We offer a wide array of insurance policies to compliment your life.
Our comprehensive range of services
Whether DIY or pro-buit, on wheels or a foundation, we can find a way to insure your tiny.
Not all homes are created equally. Why should your insurance be?
Look beyond the big camping store policies and find out how to protect your rolling investment.
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“After searching endlessly for tiny house insurance in my state (my house is not RVIA certified), I found Strategic Insurance Agency, who worked with me to get full coverage on my tiny house. As a full time tiny house dweller, I now am at peace knowing my investment is safe.”Alana Pulay
“Knowing my tiny house has insurance gives me an incredible peace of mind each night. Even though it didn’t cost me a lot to build, should something happen I like the security of knowing I am protected. Martin and his team gave me that security and I am so thankful.”Andrew Odom
“Peace of mind explains how I feel having insurance the second year now for my Just B Tiny house. If you have a tiny house with no insurance, I highly recommend calling Martin Burlingame and the good folks at Strategic Insurance Agency.” -Brenda Schwerin, Just B TinyBrenda Schwerin, Just B Tiny
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5 Reasons to go TINY in California Astronomical Housing Prices - According to a recent article in the LA Times, Southern California's median house price recently surpassed the record set right before the housing bubble. The same can be said for the San Francisco Bay...read more
We are PROUD SPONSORS of the Second Annual Tiny House NC Street Festival 2018. When:April 27-29, 2018 Friday:10am-6pm Saturday:10am-6pm Sunday:10am-3pm Where: Pink Hill, NC Tickets: http://www.tinyhousencstreetfestival.com/tickets/...read more
Love your tiny home insurance policy? Want a bumper sticker to show off? Email us at Ashley@tinyhome.insure and we'll send you one for free!...read more
We get a lot of questions about tiny homes in coastal areas. For starters, all named storms are excluded. This means if the tropical storm or hurricane is so substantial that it’s been given a name by the National Hurricane Center of the National Weather Service, then it is excluded from your coverage. This continues until 72 hours following the termination of the storm warning or watch issued.
Turning Tiny Presents Contributor Martin Burlingame, author of the chapter tiny house insurance 101 Tiny Houses On Wheels (THOW) are kind of odd. It’s not a real home. It’s not just a trailer. Some live in it full-time. Some use it as a temporarily dwelling. Sometimes...read more
Tiny home dweller Sarah Lorenzen recently created a platform that will revolutionize the Tiny House Industry. It's a Tiny House, Container Home, Cabin Homes, Trailer Mfrs, & Service Pros, Insurance & Financing Review website. Link: https://buildmytiny.com/ "The idea...read more
1. There is no insurance for tiny homes – FALSE. We’ve had a tiny home insurance program for over 2 years and insure THOW across the country. 2. I move my tiny and can’t get insurance – FALSE. Our program includes a trip endorsement that allows your THOW to move...read more
You know those people you meet that have experienced a transformative journey and from that bring so much light with them everywhere they go? Brenda Schwerin of Just B Tiny is one of those humans. Not only do we have the pleasure of insuring her tiny home, we've...read more
Our friends at Resilient Shelter Group have had a couple open houses for their tiny container home for sale. One of the biggest questions was "how is this insured?" and that's a great question! Unlike a typical home owners insurance policy, tiny homes on wheels and...read more
We had the distinct pleasure of chatting with Randy Woodman, Sales Manager of Tiny Innovations. Randy has been a tiny house builder for several years. He is pictured with his team (to the right) and speaks highly of them all. Q. Do you live in a tiny home? A. I've...read more
Amazon's next hub is going to need space to accommodate their operations and requires well educated millennials to staff their warehouse. This brings up housing and residential options... According to the National Association of Home Builders Discusses Economics and...read more
Last year Ashley had a chat with Andrew Odom of Tiny House Magazine. Here's the resulting Q&A. Andrew Odom: A year ago I don’t think you had any idea about this whole tiny house community or world. Did you? Ashley Dodge: I had no idea it was a community. I now get why...read more
We get a lot of questions about school bus conversions. After a lot of research, we have found coverage for physical damage and liability. Our program does physical damage in 48 states but some exclusions apply for liability. Just complete this form and send...read more
This Saturday, December 2nd there is a FREE Event for you Serious Tiny House Fans at the Tumbleweed Tiny House Factory. Don't miss out on this opportunity to tour several Tumbleweed Tiny homes at this one time special event! The first 500 attendees get a free copy of...read more
Hurricanes, Floods, Fires, and Tipped Tiny Houses with Martin Burlingame on the Tiny House Podcast Need a tiny home insurance quote? Click here: https://tinyhome.insure/buy-insurance/ Check out more from the Tiny House Podcast here: http://tinyhousepodcast.com/...read more
ABOUT Tiny House Living Festival, an original small spaces expo, is coming to Alameda County Fairgrounds in Pleasanton, CA; (a suburb in the San Francisco Bay Area located about 25 miles east of Oakland) Feb 2nd - 4th, 2018. The event will blend the spirit of a grass...read more
SPEAKER: MARTIN BURLINGAME Martin Burlingame will be speaking at the Tiny House & Simple Living Jamboree on Saturday, October 28th at 1:15 - 2:30 and again at 4:15 - 5:30 in Premium Room 2! Join us at the Arlington Convention Center all weekend (October 27th-29th)!...read more
Tiny Home Insurance Q & A with Martin Burlingame What are we insuring: We built our program to cover 48 states (continental US). We can insure Tiny Homes on wheels, sleds or stationary. We can also do container homes and some of the other cool Tiny movement dwellings....read more
We've had a few clients ask if we have a preferred partner for tiny home transportation. We LOVE Jonathan Kyle and his staff at Coast to Coast Transportation. Here's their link: https://www.transportcoasttocoast.com/services/rv-transport/ Do you have someone you used...read more
Many of you have likely seen this article: 5 Reasons Buying A Tiny House Is A Mistake It's hard to scroll through the channels after a long days work and not see a tiny home show on one of those addicting home improvement channels. It's also easy to scoff at the...read more
Valentine's Day is coming up and we found the perfect rustic train caboose turned luxury tiny home. Our friend Zach said "The caboose is an amazing space, I can't recommend it enough! We will definitely be back." Such a unique romantic getaway near Malibu, California....read more
Let's be real. This isn't just a fad. People love the tiny house movement because it's an idea that resonates with them. Life would be so much simpler if we could all just downsize. Have less. Want less. In Colorado Springs, there is an amazing coffee shop that...read more
Aspen Skiing Co. has tiny houses to provide affordable housing options for seasonal workers down valley in the Basalt RV Campground. The Aspen Times reported that the six tiny homes on wheels are valued at $100,000 apiece. Officials are testing these tiny homes as an...read more
Our very own Martin Burlingame was featured in Tiny House Magazine! We highly recommend you SUBSCRIBE but here is a link to just the 5 minutes with Martin! 5 Minutes with Martin by Andrew...read more
Some musings about Tiny Home Insurance from Martin Burlingame, CEO of Strategic Insurance Agency. What are tiny homes that are not mobile classified as for insurance? Are they ever classified/insured as mobile homes? They are classified as dwellings (accessory or...read more
We will be at Wee Winterfest in Lyons this Saturday, December 3rd 11am-5pm. Come join us and hear from a phenomenal list of speakers! For more information click...read more
We really enjoyed the first Tiny Home Industry Association (THIA) Action & Impact Conference held on Thursday, November 10th at the Cheyenne Mountain Resort. THIA was created to advocate for the “tiny home” lifestyle and movement. Staying true to it's mission, THIA's...read more
Last week a member of the tiny house movement Malinda Crichton had her tiny house mysteriously stolen but the thieves luckily didn't make a clean getaway! She has been building her tiny home outside her apartment for three years in West Sacramento (it's still a work...read more
What would you do if you made millions playing Major League Baseball? Just because you're in the big leagues doesn't mean you have to live big. It seems like everyone is getting into the Global Tiny House Movement these days... Case in point: Detroit Tigers starting...read more
As many of you know we focus on insurance for the tiny home community. I spend most of my time on blogs that focus either on clients - THEY ARE THE COOLEST - or on products that help the tiny home community. I wanted to take this opportunity to feature our NEW TINY...read more
I had the pleasure of chatting with Jacquie Burhans who has taken possession of her TinyIdaHome THOW and gotten the cancellation letter from her current insurance company. We got her set up on the THOW insurance program as quickly as we could (like 10 minutes) but...read more
I spent time last week with Greg Schnurr of The Tiny Home Co and his awesome plans for helping the tiny community expand. Greg is featured on our Gallery page with some of his models and he also allowed us to take our team photo in one of his models a few weeks ago!...read more
Harmony Homes called me up and needed insurance for his Tiny Home in Alabama. Bryan Booth comes with a load of construction experience and his new Tiny home shows the love and care he spends building. He needed to make sure the Tiny Home was covered as he...read more
I had the pleasure to work with Tabatha Mehl recently and she honored us with the chance to quote her "home". For those who do not follow the Mehl blog (Tabatha and Noah) they have decided to buy and convert a 53' semi trailer. The work they have done is nothing...read more
We all know that wood stoves inside a tiny home are the bane of all insurance companies. The possibility of fire caused by the wood stove and the small size of a Tiny can be a dangerous combination. I met Roger Lehet from Unforgettable Fire at the Jamboree and we...read more
I had the pleasure of meeting Jacqui Macy at the Tiny Home Jamboree in July. Her custom built tiny home had LONG lines in front of it every time I went to chat with her and people exiting the home were awestruck with the custom features that she had had installed. A...read more
Anuj Agarwal, Founder of Feedspot just reached out and said that our blog has been selected by esteemed panelist as one of the Top 60 Tiny House Blogs on the web. “This is the most comprehensive list of Top 60 Tiny House Blogs on the internet and I’m honored to have you as part of this!”
We are so excited about this and look forward to putting out even more original content about our tiny home insurance program.
If you have any burning questions about tiny home insurance, please email Ashley@mystrategicinsurance.com.