Saying Shehechiyanu on a new home:

Saying Shehechiyanu on a new home:[1]

One who built or purchased[2] a new home is to say the blessing of Shehechiyanu. [Nevertheless, the widespread custom amongst many today is not to say it.[3]]


[1] Admur Seder 12/2; Luach 11/15; Michaber 223/3; Mishneh Brachos 541

[2] Admur ibid in Seder and Luach; Chayeh Adam 62/2; Kitzur SHU”A 59/7

[3] Ben Ish Chaiy Rei 6, brought in Kaf Hachaim 223/3

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