Buying gift for a friend or relative for their new home can be challenging if you don't select the gift wisely. You should buy something that can be used daily or showcased in their entrance of the house or living area. This gift guide will help.
When somebody purchases their first home, they hardly know where to start from when it comes to decorating their house with several necessary things. Also, they can have a limited budget for which they cannot often buy the required things. So, a housewarming occasion can be the best time for gifting the first time homeowners.
There are so many exciting gifts available in every season. In this guide, we have discussed 20 best gifts for the first time home buyers. (Please note that these are all affiliate links, and the owner/publisher of this blog will receive a small fee if you purchase any of these items using the links below)
How to use this Gift Guide for new homeowners
Trying to find out the right gifts for the first time homeowners is really challenging as you don't usually understand where to start. Hence, you must start by considering the person you are going to gift. For instance, it can be for a single person, a family, a senior couple, or newly married couples. Consider the age of the homeowner as well.
Once you have the gift receiver categorized, you can consider the recipient as a person. Think about the hobbies, likes, and interests of the person. Also, consider the favourite colors and the necessity of the first time home buyer.
All you need to do is creating an image in your mind that can be used when you will shop for the ideal gift for the new homeowner. This will help you identify the best gift instantly when you come across it.
Some unique housewarming gift guide ideas
In case you don't have time for internet surfing for getting unique gift buying ideas, you should not be confused. In this Gift Guide, we have gathered 16 highly rated housewarming gift ideas for the first time home buyers. We have also incorporated the link to every gift so you can make an easy buying decision. This list includes both pocket-friendly and costly gifts in accordance with your affordability.
Gift Guide Under 50$
Maevis Fluffy Fleece Blanket (CDN$ 24.99)
To add warmth and style to a bedroom a warm blanket is a must buy. This gift will add extra comfort for the new homeowners after a long tiring day of their unpacking and cleaning. Maevis Fluffy Fleece blanket offers the ideal luxury of ultra-softness. Its smooth and light touch provides you with an exclusive user experience.
- Available in 3 sizes – Twin, Queen, and King.
- There are different colour choices available for this fluffy blanket.
- Made of 100% polyester.
- Easy to wash and care
- Since its ideal for snuggling, you can use it as a part of bedding.
Kempf Water Retainer Mat (CDN$ 19.95)
If you want to add some extra flair to the entrance and keep other guests from spoiling the floor of the house with muds or dirt, a welcome mat can be a perfect gift to present the new home buyer. This mat will greet all visitors with the traditional symbol of hospitality. Kempf Water Retainer Mat is perfect to be used for both indoor and outdoor and it can absorb almost 1.5 gallons of water. Also, it can be utilized in a pet water bowl so it can contain the spillage.
- Perfect for every season
- Absorb almost 1.5 gallons of water.
COOSA 100ml Essential Oil Diffuser Glass Vase (CDN$ 39.99)
This marble vase is ideal to decorate any house. With its aroma diffuser, it creates a cool ultrasonic mist. The fragrant essential oil retains the therapeutic property instead of getting burned away. The colour-changing LED lights easily get matched with the interior décor of a house.
- Designed with ultrasonic technology.
- Adds moisture to the air, reducing dryness
- Features auto shut-off option.
- Gives a fresh and clean aroma to your house.
- You can set time while using this diffuser and it turns off automatically when it reaches the time setting.
Utopia Kitchen Utensil Holder (CDN$ 14.99)
A perfect kitchen utensil holder can hold all the kitchen essentials (Utensils NOT INCL) ; hence, it's an ideal gift for the first time home buyers to decorate their kitchen. The Utopia Kitchen Utensil Holder is a stylish storage container which is durable and long-lasting. It can be posited conveniently on the kitchen countertop and you can store all your kitchen essentials.
- Dishwasher safe
- Made with high-grade stainless steel
- Design of cut-out circles on the front and back allow utensils for drying by draining water.
- Perfect for medium-sized kitchen utensils like a spatula, wooden spoons, cutlery, whisks, ladles, silverware, etc.
AMARA Design Handmade Flower Vase (CDN$ 46.80)
A flower vase is just an ideal gift to beautify the home décor. This handmade flower vase is high-quality and comes with an amazing design by which it attracts people. It is crafted by an ancient procedure which makes it really unique. This handcrafted flower vase comes in two vibrant colours – blue and gold. Its enchanting glass body makes it a perfect product to gift a first time home buyer.
- Long-lasting and stunning design
- Weighs almost 2000g
- Completely handcrafted
- Vibrant colour and design
- Made by high-quality art and designed by master glass
Gift Guide Under 100$
Convenience Concepts Designs4Comfort Round Ottoman (CDN$ 89.63)
If you want to invest some extra money, opt for an ottoman. It perfectly matches with other furniture pieces. Convenience Concepts Designs4Comfort Round Ottoman features an easy access to the concealed storage inside this ottoman. Designed with different finishes, this stylish ottoman is ideal to store some essential things like books, clothes, etc.
- Comfortable to sit and convenient to place in a house.
- Matches with any home décor.
- Comes in different finishes.
- No assembly needed
- Consists of a removable lid for easy access to its concealed storage.
- Incorporates extra storage space to store essential things.
BESTEK Slow Cooker (CDN$ 64.99)
A slow cooker is perfect for easy and delicious dinners. A person can instantly make any delicious food item in it without any effort. BESTEK 6-Quart Programmable Oval Slow Cooker can handle any slow cooking recipe. Gift this to the new home buyers so they can enjoy some delicious dishes, sharing them with friends and family members.
- Features a programmable digital panel.
- Features a dishwasher-safe removable lid and stoneware to clean it easily.
- Automatically shifts to the warm mode or turns off.
- Easy to make heavy meals due to full-grip handles.
- Reduces your cooking time.
Hunter Ceiling Fan (CDN$ 95.20)
Ceiling fans are certainly an amazing addition to every room as these fans help reduce the cost of heating and cooling and circulate the air in the rooms. With numerous styles, these fans add a personal touch to anyone's house. This ceiling fan from Hunter Fan Company is a product of excellence. People simply love it due to its amazing style, quality, and performance.
- Features dust armour nanotechnology for reducing dust build-up.
- Allows angled, flush and standard mounting.
- Incorporates 3 60 watts candelabra bulbs
- Its WhisperWind motor is excellent in delivering air movement with noiseless performance.
Pinzon 160 Gram Plaid Flannel Sheet Set (CDN$ 88.51)
A fresh set of bed sheets make people feel extremely comfortable on the bed. And the Pinzon 160 Gram Plaid Flannel Sheet Set has everything people need for making over their bed totally. The complete set incorporates flat sheet, fitted sheet, and two standard pillowcases. This set makes sure complete safety and luxury.
- Machine washable and dryable
- 160gm velvet flannel offers comfort and softness in a breathable weave.
- Ensures high-quality textile that meets complete safety and eco standards.
- The velvet flannel is perfect for winter season
- Classic prints are available.
NEST Fragrances 3-Wick Candle-Holiday 21.2oz (CDN$ 90.00)
Fragrance candles are the best housewarming gift due to their votive designs and aroma. The NEST Holiday Collection offers you a conventional holiday fragrance's comfort with festive red velvet packaging. It's customized with gold finish. It creates warmth in the environment and its texture, colour and fragrance attract people living in the house. Its classic shape gives a beauty statement to the house.
- Made with soft, premium, cosmetic-grade, completely refined wax for optimizing burn and fragrance diffusion.
- Approximate burn time of the candles is 80 to 100 hours.
- Made with the aroma combination of cloves, pine, cinnamon, pomegranate, mandarin orange, amber, and vanilla.
Gifts Guide Under 200$
This coffee maker features an integrated burr mill grinder that automatically grinds whole beans just before the coffee is brewed through a hands-free lid right into a thermal carafe. A strength control feature lets you customize your coffee by choosing strong, medium, or mild brew to suit your taste.
- 24-hour fully programmable coffeemaker with 12-cup capacity
- Double-wall insulated thermal carafe; built-in automatic burr grinder
- Strength selector and grind control fine-tune intensity and volume
- 8-ounce bean hopper; auto shutoff; water filter; brew-pause function
- Measures 10-2/3 by 8-4/9 by 16-1/4 inches; 3-year limited warranty
Metropolitan VM6BS500 Vacuum Cleaner (CDN$ 135.95)
A vacuum cleaner is the best helping hand of a homeowner in cleaning jobs. So, gifting this product will be perfect to help a home buyer. This Metropolitan vacuum cleaner is ideal for cleaning your house quickly. It can be used to clean the confined spaces in a house to clean up sand, dirt, and other mess. It easily cleans upholstery and carpet.
- Made of stainless steel.
- Incorporates a shoulder strap, an upholstery tool, a dust brush, the crevice tool, a 19-inch flexible hose, and a 500 watt .75 HP motor.
- Ideal for cleaning house or vehicles.
Ninja BL780C Supra Kitchen System ($178.00)
The Ninja Supra Kitchen System provides professional performance with a 72 oz. blender pitcher, an 8-cup food processor, and two 16 oz. Nutri Ninja Cups. This professional kitchen system comes packed with 1200 watts of power to handle all of your drink and meal-making needs.
- 1200 Watt/1.5 Horsepower Professional Kitchen System
- XL Total Crushing Blender crushes ice and frozen fruit in seconds
- 8-cup Food Processor Bowl provides perfect, even chopping
- Make up to 2 lbs. of dough in 30 seconds
- (2) 16 oz. Nutri Ninja Cups for nutrient-rich drinks on-the-go
Gift Guide over 200$
Bialetti 10-Piece Granito Cookware Set (CDN$ 224.00)
The cookware sets are highly necessitous for the homeowners. And this Bialetti Granito Cookware set is amazing looking and durable. It features 10 pieces non-stick cookware pans. The thick and aluminum base of the pans is awesome for cooking. And this cookware set is metal utensil safe, PFOA free and oven safe also. Its tempered glass lids make the cooking easier by monitoring food easily.
- PFOA free non-stick interior
- Soft and secure riveted handle
- Needs less oil to cook
- Features tempered glass lids
- Easy to clean and durable
- Oven safe and metal utensil safe.
Whynter 20-Bottle Thermoelectric Wine Cooler (CDN$ 319.88)
This is another ideal gift for a housewarming party. This Whynter Thermoelectric Wine Cooler features vibration-free thermoelectric cooling. It comes with a black tinted mirror glass door and a sleek black cabinet. It contains 5 removable stainless steel shelves and soft-touch digital control panel. This long-lasting product keeps the wines in better condition with proper temperature distribution and air circulation.
- Features soft interior LED lighting with on/off switch
- 20 standard wine bottles can be placed.
- Thermostat is adjustable
- Comes with a black tinted mirror glass door with the sleek black cabinet.
Panasonic NNSU696S Countertop Microwave Oven (CDN$ 293.99)
The Microwave is the best friend of every homeowner. This is the most important kitchen essential that reduces cooking time, letting a person prepare some delicious dishes. This Panasonic Countertop Microwave Oven fits perfectly on a kitchen counter and offers 1100 watts of high cooking power. It features adjustable reheating or cooking time and automatically setting power levels. Cooking becomes really convenient with its seven pre-programmed settings.
- Features fast cooking time with 1100 watts high power
- Contains a one-touch popcorn button with 3 power levels
- Cooks and reheats food fast and smoothly
It's really exciting to know that someone close to you has bought a home for the first time. And that moment you must gift him/her. Although figuring out the best gifts is a little bit challenging for you, the above-mentioned gifts are standard enough to present someone at the housewarming party. These gifts are perfectly suitable for your budget. If you have any more idea apart from the above-discussed 16 unique gift ideas, let us know in the comment section below. We hope that this gift guide was helpful?
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