Here’s a list of some conventional and non-conventional gift ideas for your clients on closing day. Have fun with it and make it your own with customized wrapping, bows and personalized business items.
Garden Accessory – If your buyers love gardening and nature, they’ll love the added touch of an outdoor gift like birdfeeders, birdhouses and wind chimes. Get creative and have a birdhouse painted to match their new home!
Magazine/Newspaper Subscriptions – Get them a gift they’ll enjoy all year long. Find a popular regional magazine if they’ve relocated to a new area or something that speaks to their hobbies and interests. If your client has kids, include an age-appropriate magazine for them as well.
Home Improvement Gift Cards – No matter how perfect the house may be, chances are your buyer will need to make a few purchases from the local home improvement store to really make the house their own.
Membership to Local Attraction – If there’s a zoo, museum, amusement park or other favorite local attraction, consider purchasing a membership for the new homeowners. Each time they use their membership, they’ll think of you.
Indoor/Outdoor Thermometer – It’s a great gift for any time of year. Plus, indoor/outdoor thermometers come in a variety of styles and price ranges.
Moving Basket – It may not seem like the most glamorous gift to give, but your clients will appreciate the help when it comes to moving day. Package things like screwdrivers, paper towels, toilet paper, cleaning wipes, candle, etc. Throw in some champagne and glasses for the celebration day!
Pre-Paid Home Services – Find a great lawn care or cleaning service company and pre-pay for services for the new homeowners. They’ll appreciate the help after all the stress of moving and packing. Help take a load off your buyer’s to-do list with pre-paid services inside and/or outside the home.
Dinner and a Movie Package – Find a restaurant with a great reputation and a local theater to create a “date night” package. It will be a much appreciated celebration gift.
Welcome Mat – You can buy a variety of customized welcome mats or create your own design online! For a last minute pickup, you can find great styles and mats with initials at your local home improvement store.
Plant or Tree – This is a gift your buyers can enjoy for many years to come. From roses to flowering trees and ornamental shrubs – the options are endless.
Wine/Coffee Club – Shop online for gift of the month club ideas. For the wine or coffee lover, you can purchase a yearlong treat of their favorite goodies that arrive once a month.