The best way to ensure you find a house that you love is to work with a custom home builder to make one to your exact specifications. When you build your own home you can decide what is and isn’t important to you and create the best home for you and your family. If you’re considering building a new home, here are some of the best perks that can make your home special.

Add a Home Bar

If you love entertaining, then a home bar is an excellent way to make your home the place to be when planning a weekend. Whether you opt for a small ball in the corner of a room, or a full faux-pub in the basement, your friends will love coming over for a drink or two.

Plan Your Perfect Kitchen

The kitchen is often considered the most important room in the home. When it’s not properly laid out, every meal becomes a headache. While you may not need a big kitchen if you don’t cook often or for large groups, you should still take the time to layout your kitchen in a way that fits with your cooking preferences and has some room to handle nights where you have more to do.

Finish the Basement

One of the best ways to make your home more functional, and more valuable as a result, is to finish the basement. This allows it to serve as a lounge, or even to add a bathroom or bedrooms to maximize your livable space.

Swim Inside and Out

For a showpiece that is both fun to enjoy and a sight to behold, opt for an indoor-outdoor swimming pool. While many people have homes with pools, far fewer can move from under a roof to the bright sun without having to get out of theirs. Designing your home is the best way to ensure you love where you live. Working with a professional