Before you decide to live tiny, it’s important to ask yourself this question: What do I want my life to look like? Can living tiny help? Some people want to live mortgage free. Others want to have a small carbon footprint. … Continued
Living Tiny: Our Interview with Stacy and Ryan of The Next Ridge Here at Close to Home, we believe that living in a tiny home can be a transformational experience. There are many benefits, including less stress, improved mental wellness, … Continued
It was back in 2011, when the Seattle real estate market was still suffering from the impact of the recession, that as a real estate agent, I had some time on my hands. I listened to news on the radio … Continued
Using SIPs for Constructing a Tiny House on Wheels (THOW) Why we chose SIPs for the ASPIRE DIY Kit Here at Close to Home as we developed the ASPIRE tiny house on wheels (THOW) DIY Kit, top on our list … Continued
At Close to Home it’s sure hard to turn off the news. It seems that every time you turn around, there’s another story of someone losing their home or dealing with the unattainable house. Whether because of a forest fire … Continued
In the Close to Home marketplace we have many small homes for sale. A buyer can take their pick – from micro homes to shipping container homes to yurts and back to tiny homes on wheels. A buyer will find an … Continued
Back in 2011, the United States saw a housing crisis of sorts – a housing crisis that followed the rash of tornadoes that hit the United States in record numbers that year. The number of deaths due to the tornadoes was 551, with the damages totaling 28 billion U.S. dollars. Close to Home recognized the need for new solutions to house people post-disaster and saw possibilities in the technology and innovation within the tiny home movement. It made perfect sense to introduce these ideas and products into this post-disaster market where they were so desperately needed.