Thinking about living tiny? There are many advantages to choosing to live tiny in a tiny house. You can design your own lifestyle, have more financial freedom, with the ability to travel. When deciding to live tiny, one of the … Continued
One of the treasures of the Pacific NW is the collection of Islands known as the San Juans. After a terribly rainy Seattle winter, I was excited about an opportunity to visit San Juan Island this summer. I was ready … Continued
In celebration of National Pet Day on April 11, 2017, we wanted to share with you some information about one of our clients, The Milo Foundation. They purchased 2 Yurt Cabins last fall in order to house staff. In 1994, … Continued
Have you heard this saying before? It refers to the fact that we often see new fads come from old, as we see in the fashion world all of the time. Kids are wearing Dr. Martens boots again, Converse shoes … Continued
The team at Close to Home has years of experience working with buyers and sellers – of tiny and not so tiny – homes. We believe that buying the right home is all about buyers being honest with themselves prior … 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.