What to Write in a New Home Card: Best Messages

Last updated: February 8th, 2023 Published on: March 9, 2018

Sending a new home card but don’t know what to write? Luckily we’ve come up with a simple list of both popular and unique messages for you to steal and take credit for. Browse new home quotes, simple messages or funny things to write. Just pick your favourite and voila; you’re welcome!

Simple and Easy Things to Write

    1. Congratulations on your new home… here’s hoping for good neighbours.
    2. Wishing you all the best in turning your new house into a home.
    3. Congratulations on your new home. Wishing you all the very best in settling in and making it your own.
    4. Home sweet home! You made it! All the best settling in.
    5. Many congratulations. I hope all is good in your new hood!
    6. Hooray! You’re officially proper grown-ups now.
    7. Congrats on your new home. Great adulting!
    8. Welcome to the mortgage club. Can’t wait to visit you in your new home.
    9. Your new pile of bricks is so much better than your old one – congrats!
    10. Yay – you made it into your new home! Wishing you all the best.

Funny and Cheeky Messages

  1. Well done on moving house… please send me your Wi-Fi password in advance. Thanks.
  2. Home is where your wife rules, a new home is… still where your wife rules.
  3. Well done on buying a house. Please don’t talk about it all the time though, or I will stop hanging out with you.
  4. If you ever get lost, now you can always go home!
  5. I hope you remember this moment in your new home forever. Because it will never be this clean or organised ever again.
  6. I love your new home so much that I can see myself living there. I’m still waiting for my key?
  7. Congrats on the new home, let me know which room is mine.
  8. Well done on getting yourself in an obscene amount of debt.
  9. NO I won’t help with the unpacking and YES I would like to come over for free food and drink.
  10. Congratulations on your new home. Sorry that when you needed help I was ill, away on holiday, my car broke down and the dog ate my keys.
  11. I can’t wait to overstay my welcome!
  12. Congrats on moving in together. Remember living together is mainly just shouting “what!?” from different rooms.
  13. Good luck convincing your neighbours that you’re normal!
  14. It’s great you finally bought a house; good job they don’t do proper background checks!
  15. Your new home may have used up all your life savings, you might be in debt up to your eyeballs and never be able to go out again, but here’s a card – well done.
  16. Your new home is lovely – which is a good job, as you won’t be able to afford to go out anymore!
  17. Well done on finding a ridiculously expensive place to live.
  18. Congratulations to you moving and congratulations to me for not having to help you move!

Thoughtful Quotes & Greetings

  1. Congratulations on the new address, the new house, and all of the new experiences that you will have as a homeowner.
  2. We’re really happy you’ve finally moved into your new home. Wishing you lots of peace and enjoyment at your new address.
  3. This is brilliant news! A new home is a place for memories to be made and great times to be had. Congratulations on your new home and all the best for the unpacking.
  4. We’re all very excited that you’ve finally moved in! Wishing you all the best with your new home – hope it works out perfectly.
  5. Congratulations on getting your new house. Here’s hoping you turn it into a lovely home and it becomes a place of many happy moments.

Rude/Offensive Things to Say

  1. Mortgage w***ers!
  2. S**t just got real! Well done on the adulting.
  3. When can I come and visit? I can’t wait to check out your new toilet..
  4. This is great news. I just hope your new neighbours aren’t d*** heads!
  5. Congratulations! Now you can walk around naked, but close the blinds because no one wants to see that s**t.
  6. Just because you have a mortgage – doesn’t mean you’re grown up!
  7. Your new home may have used up all your life savings, you might be in debt up to your eyeballs and never be able to go out again, but here’s a card – well done.

For more ideas from thoughtful to funny, check out our new home cards, where you can create a personalised card with a special touch.