Holiday Gift Ideas for New Homeowners

It’s December and the season of giving is upon us. If you have a new homeowner on your holiday list this year, there are so many gift ideas for new homeowners on the market that make perfect gifts. Here’s a rundown of a few.

It’s December and the season of giving is upon us. If you have a new homeowner on your holiday list this year, there are so many innovative products on the market that make perfect gifts. Here’s a rundown of some thoughtful gift ideas for new homeowners.

Cordless Tools

If you’ve ever accidentally sliced through an extension cord while trimming a tree or constantly have to plug in the cord on your leaf blower while you move around the yard, you know cordless power tools make great gift ideas for new homeowners. Ryobi has a new line of battery-powered tools. This cordless line includes the tools necessary for any home improvement project as well as tools to keep yards looking great. These innovative tools can be purchased at The Home Depot or anywhere Ryobi Products are sold.

Smart Home Technology

All of the new smart home technology items on the market are simply amazing and make great gift ideas for new homeowners. One relatively inexpensive smart home device is a new thermostat by Nest. This product is easy to install and allows you to adjust your home’s temperature from anywhere using an app on your smart phone. Other smart home devices that make great gift ideas for new homeowners include: keyless lock sets, security systems, light switches, and garage door openers.

Home Improvement Gift Certificate

Even with a brand-new home, there is always some sort of home improvement project that needs to be done. A gift certificate for handyman services is another nice gift idea for new homeowners. If you don’t know of a handyman service in the new homeowner’s area, Angie’s List is a good website to find one.

Bluetooth Speaker

A Bluetooth-enabled speaker like Google Home is a great gift idea for new homeowners who like to entertain or who love to listen to tunes while cleaning-up around the house. These new devices can also keep you updated on the local weather and even let you order take-out food.

Framed Photographs

Photo gallery walls are a great personal touch to any home and another great gift idea for new homeowners. Frame Bridge makes the creation of a gallery wall easy. With Frame Bridge, you choose photos from your designated recipient’s Instagram or Facebook posts and Frame Bridge will print and frame the photos. This is an especially a great gift idea for new homeowners who may have a lot of empty walls to fill.

Monogrammed Towels

Everyone can always use an extra set of towels. A monogram gives a personal and elegant touch to a seemingly boring but necessary household item. Land’s End is one place where you can easily order monogrammed towels.

Front Door Wreath

Once the lights and glitter from the holidays come down, a house can feel kind of blah. A nice winter wreath for the front door is certain to be appreciated by any new homeowner. Websites like Wayfair.com have lots of nice options and is a good place to find something to fit anyone’s taste.

These gift ideas are sure to be appreciated by the new homeowners on your list this holiday season. If you have someone on your list who is shopping for a new house, encourage them to check-out Coldwellbanker.com to find the perfect home! Happy holidays!

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Julie Stevenson is an Associate Broker with Coldwell Banker Hubbell Briarwood in Okemos, MI and a graduate of Michigan State University. She is a life-long Michigander and has called the Greater Lansing Area Home for over 25 years. She is a wife, mom and dog lover. In her spare time, Julie enjoys a good glass of wine, traveling with family and cheering for the MSU Spartans. www.jkstevenson.com

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