March 3, 2024
gifts for new homeowners

Sarah Leituala

Buying a home is pretty big effing deal, so when a friend or family member finally checks that off the list, it’s definitely a call for a celebration. So, if you’re wondering what the best gifts for new homeowners are, it’s really pretty simple.

Just get them something you know they will use, or an item that will elevate their living space, like an easy-to-care for indoor plant. If you really want to do your research, you can stalk lists of the best candles, best pans, best knife sets, best kitchen gadgets—all things that make great gifts for a new house—or, you can just grab something from this guide.

Take a peek at some of the best gifts for homeowners, below:

Below you’ll find an editor-curated list of the best gifts you can give a new homeowner right now, from affordable Amazon finds for their kitchen to a bed set that will make their bedroom a lot cozier. Cheers to the new homeowners!

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Best Candle

Homeowner Candle

Your friend will feel so proud looking at this gift if this is the first time they’ve owned a home. The label says it all. The soy wax candle is made with aromatic scents of lemongrass and lavender.


Best Coffee Maker

K-Mini Coffee Maker

This is a gift they’ll need as soon as they start unpacking. The Keurig mini coffee maker can prep a fresh brew in just a few minutes, and since it’s less than five inches wide, it can fit on even the smallest counters.


Best Plate Set

16-pieces Earthenware Dinner Set

Everyone’s gotta eat, so a homeowner can’t have enough plates. Add to their collection by giving them this 16-piece dinnerware set that comes with everything from cereal bowls to salad plates.


Best Fun Appliance

CREAMi Ice Cream Maker

Want to give the new homeowners something unique? Betcha no one else will show up to the housewarming party with an ice cream maker. Heck, they might even put it to use that night.


Best Cutting Board

Personalized Cutting Board

If you want to go the extra mile, this personalized cutting board makes the perfect gift for the coupled homeowners who like to spend time in the kitchen.


Best Knife Set

Cutlery Block Set

Knives are the underestimated superstars of every kitchen. Chances are that your friends have a knife set on their housewarming registry. This set is top-notch. You’re welcome.


Best Does-It-All Appliance

Ninja Foodi Pressure Cooker and Air Fryer

Ninja’s appliances are so awesome, you can’t just have one in your kitchen. Make sure you add this 9-in-1 tool, too. This all-in-one pressure cooker is perfect for the homeowners who like their meals quick and easy. The one-pot dinners you can make using this appliance are endless, and it comes with a 15-recipe guide for inspo.


Best Door Mat

Oh Hello, See Ya’ Doormat

Help your friends protect their home from dirty shoes with this clever doormat. It says ‘hello’ on the way in, and ‘see ya’ on the way out.


Best Home Accessory

Butterfly Wind Chime

What is a home without a wind chime to bring on the peaceful, meditative vibes? This pretty one is adorned with bells and butterflies.


Best For The Green Thumbs

Hydroponic Indoor Garden

If you’re shopping for people who always show off their freshly-prepared, five-star gourmet meals on Insta, they’ll love this hydroponic garden. It makes it easy to grow fresh herbs they can cook with right at home.

Takeout is good, but there’s no better feeling than grubbing on a homemade plate you put all your work and love into. This Insta-famous pot will look really good in the homeowners’ new kitchen.

The Echo Show is all your friends need to turn their house into a smart home. With the right settings, it can control appliances, turn on lighting, and even accept video calls from others with the Alexa app or another Echo Show.


Best Plant

Peperomia Obtusifolia Plant

Now that your friends are officially homeowners, why not make them plant parents, too? This baby rubber plant features succulent-like leaves that require little care, so your friends won’t find it a hassle to keep this gift around. Sometimes it even sprouts white flowers once a year.

New bedsheets never go out of style, and these aren’t just any bedsheets. “The Regulator” sheets are temperature-regulating as their name describes, and silky soft for the best night’s sleep.


Best Flower Vase

Antiqued Gold Flower Vases

These dainty gold flower vases will elevate anyone’s home decor. Chances are that your friends are focusing on the big purchases right now—sofas, dining table, etc—so, a gift focusing on the little details can help turn their house into a home.


Best Gift Basket

Ultimate Premium Gift Basket

Who doesn’t love snacks? Be a good neighbor and offer the new homeowners this gift basket that comes with everything they’ll need to put a tasty charcuterie board together.


218-Piece Household Tool Kit

It’s a fact of life—things break. But with this tool kit, which literally comes with 218 pieces, the new homeowners will be able to repair anything in a timely fashion.


Mediterranean Vinaigre de Toilette

You know that nice hotel smell? Your friends can get it in their home using this Diptyque fragrance. Not only can it be used to infuse notes of lavender, rosemary, and thyme into their space, but it can also be used to invigorate skin, or to give hair a scented glossy finish.


Hue White and Color Ambiance

Every new home needs some ambiance, and these light bulbs, which can light up in 16 million different colors, are the best way to achieve it. The bulbs can connect to an app or a voice assistant, like Alexa.

These bath towels have nearly 5,000 five-star reviews from people who love how soft and absorbent they are. The new homeowners will be able to use these for themselves or for any special guests spending the night.


Soundbar with Dolby Audio

Any new homeowner will love upgrading their entertainment system with this soundbar. It’s designed with three channels that together work to create a 3D audio experience, so they’ll really feel like they’re tuning into their TV from a movie theatre.

This whisper-quiet diffuser can be filled with the homeowner’s favorite essential oils to relieve stress, aid a sleep routine, or just add some scent to a room.


Natural Instincts Comforter Set

The most important part of any home is a comfy bed. This comforter feels like a cozy, light hug. In addition to the comforter, there are also two pillow shams included.


Buying a new home comes with a ton of expenses from buying new furniture to scheduling a deep cleaning. If you don’t know what to bring to the housewarming, a gift card paired with a bottle of wine will definitely do.


6-Pcs Nonstick Bakeware Set

While you can bake the new homeowners a pie as a gift (and you totally should!), give them the tools they need to bake their own yummy creations long after their housewarming is over. This set features a cookie sheet, muffin pan, cooling rack, and more.


Mixology Bartender Set

For all the entertaining they’ll soon be doing, new homeowners can’t have a kitchen without a bar tool set. As a bonus, this comes with a few cocktail recipes, too. Now all they need is a few spirits to start crafting some tasty cocktails.

If you want to buy a gift you’re sure no one else will have, this fringe mirror makes an amazing one. It’ll elevate the decor of any home decor scheme, and it’ll have everyone asking them where they bought it.


Personalized Garden Flag

There’s something about a garden flag that makes a home feel like home. Get the homeowners a personalized one they can put up in their front yard. You can add a family name, street name, or custom message to this one.


Gold Metal Floating Picture Frame

The new homeowners are going to need some family and friend photos to add a personal touch to their house. Give them a head start by giving them this picture frame with a photo they’ll love already in it.

There’s something that feels vintage, yet so cool, about a stamp. You can personalize this stamp with the homeowners’ new address. Now, they’ll be able to skip out on printing return labels.


Acton II Bluetooth Speaker

Whether they enjoy listening to music while cleaning or throwing on a podcast as they get ready for their day, this bluetooth speaker will come in handy. Plus, its chic design makes it the best home decor.


Delish: Eat Like Every Day’s the Weekend

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

For the homeowners who want to take more advantage of their new kitchen, this recipe book will inspire them to get cooking, even if they don’t consider themselves chefs. Inside the book, they’ll find 275 recipes even beginners can make.

A unique piece of home decor is a great idea for a gift for new homeowners. This clay plate is handcrafted and can function as a jewelry holder or simply as decor on an accent table.


Bathroom Accessories Set

A bathroom set is another definite item on anyone’s housewarming wish list. This minimalist set is designed to look good in any bathroom and comes with a soap dispenser, toothbrush holder, trash can, and more.


Custom Watercolor House Portrait

What a better way to commemorate a big moment like buying your first house than with a custom portrait of the home? Trust me, your friends will be swooning over this one.


Personalized Wall Key Hanger

This key hanger will look so cute nailed by the homeowners’ doorway. You can personalize it with their family name or a custom message.

Is there anyone who doesn’t love a good sandwich? This panini press will come in handy whenever your friends need a tasty, quick lunch.


Nonstick Ceramic Dutch Oven Pot

In addition to a pan and knife set, no kitchen is complete without a dutch oven. This 6.5 quart oven can be used for everything from baking bread to roasting whole chickens.

Throwing a gift basket together? Don’t forget to throw in the new homeowner’s favorite coffee mug. ‘Nuff said.


Sage Scented Smudge Candle

You’ve probably heard that saging a space can help eliminate any negative energy, which is why this scented candle makes the perfect gift for a new homeowner. Plus, it smells pretty nice too!

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