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4 Ways to Welcome Your New Neighbor to the Neighborhood


Posted: July 16, 2019 by Matthew Hillier

Moving into a new house is stressful enough. Add on the fact that you are living next to all new people and it can be a very anxious and overwhelming experience. Welcoming new people into the neighborhood is a nice gesture and can even be the start of a new friendship.

Here are 4 tips for helping your new neighbors feel welcomed.


#1 Introduce Yourself
Once you feel your neighbors have had time to settle in, simply introducing yourself and your family is an easy and memorable gesture. You can break the ice by asking what brought them to the neighborhood, or if they have children or pets.Moving into a new house is stressful enough. Add on the fact that you are living next to all new people and it can be a very anxious and overwhelming experience. Welcoming new people into the neighborhood is a nice gesture and can even be the start of a new friendship. Here are 4 tips for helping your new neighbors feel welcome.



#2 Host A Dinner Party
Inviting your new neighbors over for dinner is an opportunity to get to know them in a personal setting. You could even invite a few other couples from the neighborhood for a quick and easy way for the new neighbors to meet more people.



#3 Provide Information
Putting together a list or packet containing neighbors phone numbers, favorite restaurants, local movie theatres, reliable babysitters or handymen, etc can be a great housewarming gift to get your new neighbors familiar with the area. This is also a great alternative to avoid allergy concerns if you were to take over food.


#4 Help With The Move
Moving into a new home can be challenging and very time-consuming. Offering to help unload the moving truck can be an extremely friendly and helpful gesture for your new neighbors. You could also get a group of neighbors together to help as well, for additional help and to get your new neighbor better acquainted with the neighborhood veterans.

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