Question: What is the ruling on hosting guests if a man builds a new house?
Answer: There is nothing [wrong] in it and it is not prohibited nor an innovation. This is what is from the customs of the people. They host guests out of joy of a building a new house and honoring their brothers. There is nothing [wrong] in this.
[Taken from: Liqa al-Baab ul-Maftooh no. 172 found here: http://shamela.ws/browse.php/book-7687#page-4823 ]
Faisal ibn Abdul Qaadir ibn Hassan