Five Housewarming Gifts to Delight Your Home’s New Owners

Have you ever considered giving housewarming gifts to the people moving into your DFW home? Selling a home is an emotional time — for you and the buyers. You can make the milestone even more meaningful with these five housewarming gifts.

Have you ever considered giving housewarming gifts to the people moving into your DFW home? Selling a home is an emotional time — for you and the buyers. You can make the milestone even more meaningful with these five housewarming gifts.

1. A Go-To list

You’re familiar with the neighborhood, but the people who bought your house may be new to the area. A thoughtful and welcome gesture is to create a list or guide of local businesses, restaurants, shops, and more that might come in handy as they get settled. Do you love that new cycle studio in Fort Worth or cute boutique in downtown Roanoke? Tell the new residents about it! They’ll appreciate the referral as they explore the area.

2. Address Labels or Custom Stationery

If you really want to impress the people moving into your home, consider leaving them customized housewarming gifts. Think mailing labels with their names and new address, or even custom notepads. Another idea? A monogrammed doormat or garden flag. No matter which gift you choose, anything custom is sure to bring some delight. Speaking of custom . . .

3. Engraved Keychain

Getting a new home is a milestone — whether it’s a first home or not. Give your home’s new owners a special place to put their keys: a personalized keychain. It doesn’t have to cost much, but it’ll go a long way at creating a lasting memory. For an extra dose of sentiment, you could even engrave the date of the move or a few personal words.

4. Functional Home Items

If you don’t necessarily want to go custom with your housewarming gifts (or maybe you just don’t have time to wait for those monogrammed coasters to arrive in the mail), you can always stick with useful items for around the house. (No, we’re not talking about rolls of toilet paper or bug spray.) Instead, think thoughtful touches such as coffee mugs or disposable plates and cutlery. Chances are, they’ll be busy getting settled and will appreciate having the necessities close at hand.

5. Edible Goodies

After a day of hauling in boxes, it’s nice to have some snacks at the ready. Help your buyers unwind at the end of a busy moving day with a bottle of wine and perhaps some gourmet crackers, cookies, or nuts. It doesn’t have to be an elaborate gift basket — just a little something from you to them.

You might not know the people buying your home, but that doesn’t mean you can’t make a lasting impression on them. By taking a moment to do something nice when they move into your home, you’re brightening their lives and showing them a bit of your Texas hospitality.

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Audrey Sellers is an award-winning, Dallas-based writer and editor with a background in marketing and promotions. She’s a former magazine editor turned blogger who’s a pro at crafting all kinds of engaging content: blog posts, case studies, feature stories, social media content, and more. When her fingers aren’t flying on her laptop, she’s busy not relaxing with her husband and two young kids.

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