58 Housewarming Messages To Write in a New Home Card | Wishes for Friends, Family & Neighbours

Whether they're purchasing a new build property, a flat in the city, a grade II listed cottage or even a houseboat - moving home is simultaneously one of the most stressful yet most fulfilling stages of life. When all of the seemingly endless paperwork is completed and the boxes are packed away, there's nothing like putting your feet up with a cuppa in your brand new house.

Tell your friends, family or neighbours how happy you are for them with a thoughtful new home card. Here you'll find over 50 greeting card messages to write as a way of saying congratulations.

Short & Sweet Messages

  • Wishing you lots of love and happiness in your new home.

  • Here’s to the start of a wonderful adventure.

  • Home sweet home!

  • Get ready to create tons of memories in your new place.

  • Good luck with the house move.

  • Congratulations! Let the decorating commence…

  • You’ve got the keys! How exciting!

  • Can’t wait to see your fancy new pad.

  • Here’s to new beginnings and amazing memories in your new place.

  • This house is absolutely perfect for you.

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Funny Messages

  • Home is the place we love the best and grumble the most.

  • Fingers crossed that your new neighbours aren’t weirdos.

  • May your new house look just like what you’d planned on Pinterest.

  • Home is where the WiFi connects automatically.

  • Congratulations! Let’s hope the house isn’t haunted.

  • Please don’t ask me to help with painting.

  • True happiness is when all the boxes are packed away.

  • Oh my god! You bought a house? Shut the front door!

  • Most importantly, when’s the housewarming party? I’ll bring the wine.

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Messages for Families

  • Annnnd relax. Put your feet up and enjoy your beautiful new home.

  • Many congratulations! We hope your little family is settling in nicely.

  • You're our favourite people and the fact that you've found your forever home fills us with joy.

  • We can’t wait to pop round for a cuppa and visit you all.

  • Home is being surrounded by all of the people we love the most.

  • We hope that this becomes a very special place and wish you all the best.

  • May your family have many incredibly happy years in this new place.

  • A beautiful family and a lovely home. Absolute perfection.

  • This house is amazing. I’m so thrilled for you all.

Messages for First Time Buyers

  • High five! You did it! You’re officially homeowners. Now it’s time to properly celebrate.

  • Oh my goodness! You bought a house! What great news!

  • Here’s to mortgage payments and mountains of debt. Hooray!

  • A wonderful new place to call your own. We’re so incredibly proud of you.

  • You’ve joined the mortgage club. Exciting times ahead...

  • Buying a house is a lot of hard work but so, so worth it. Enjoy!

  • Well done - you made it on the property ladder.

  • You’ll soon discover that living with someone is mostly just shouting ‘what?’ from different rooms.

Heartwarming Quotes & Sayings

  • A new home is a place for memories to be made and dreams to come true

  • Home is any four walls that enclose the right people

  • There’s no place like home

  • A house is made of bricks, a home is made of love and dreams

  • Home should be an anchor, a port in a storm, a refuge, a happy place in which to dwell, a place where we are loved and where we can love – Marvin J. Ashton

  • Home is the nicest word there is

  • Your home should tell the story of who you are and be a collection of what you love – Nate Berkus

Messages for New Neighbours

  • Welcome to the neighbourhood! We hope you love it here.

  • Wishing you all the best settling in. If you need any help, please let us know.

  • Congratulations on your new home from Matt and Sarah at number 12.

  • Please feel free to stop by and knock on our door if you need anything.

You could also include a short note of upcoming events or important contacts in the local community. This is more applicable to villages. Perhaps information on where to source firewood etc.

Moving Overseas/Emigrating

  • We’re sad to see you go but also couldn’t be happier for you on this great adventure.

  • All the best for this exciting new chapter in your life. Keep in touch!

  • Though miles may come between us, you’ll never be far from our hearts.

  • New country. New home. New adventures. New memories.

  • Great things never came from comfort zones. Good luck with the big move!

Estate Agent to Homebuyer

  • We’re so happy that we could help you find the home of your dreams.

  • Congratulations! May your new place bring you years of happiness and enjoyment.

  • It was an absolute pleasure helping you in the search for your new home.

  • A very warm welcome to your new house.

  • Wishing you all the best in turning this house into a home.

If you're still unsure, we've done all the work for you with this wonderful personalised engagement card full of truly heartwarming and funny quotes about married life:

Whatever you may choose to write, we've got a huge selection of new home cards here.

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