Meritage Homes to Present at Upcoming Financial Conferences

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Nov. 2, 2010 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Meritage Homes Corporation (NYSE:MTH), a leading U.S. homebuilder, announced today that Meritage executive management will be speaking to the investment community in connection with two upcoming financial conferences. On Thursday, November, 11, 2010 at 10:30 a.m. ET, Meritage will present at the UBS Building and Building Products 8th Annual CEO Conference in New York City. Meritage will also make a presentation to the investment community on Tuesday, November 16, 2010 at 8:45 a.m. PT at the 2010 Citi Small and Mid/Cap Conference in Las Vegas, Nevada. The Company's presentations will be webcast live and may be accessed through the "Investor Relations" page of the Meritage Homes website, Participants should access the webcast event page at least five minutes before the live event for the audio link and accompanying materials. An archived version of the Company's presentation will also be available on this site for 90 days following the presentation.

About Meritage Homes Corporation

Meritage Homes Corporation is the 9th largest homebuilder in the U.S. based on homes closed. The Company offers a variety of homes across the Southern and Western states designed to appeal to a wide range of home buyers, including first-time, move-up, luxury and active adult buyers, with base prices starting from under $100,000. As of September 30, 2010, Meritage had 150 actively selling communities in 12 metropolitan areas including Houston, Dallas/Ft. Worth, Austin, San Antonio, Phoenix/Scottsdale, Tucson, Las Vegas, Denver, Orlando, and the East Bay/Central Valley and Inland Empire of California. 

As a leader in green homebuilding, Meritage incorporates many energy efficient elements as standard features in every home it builds. Meritage is the only large national homebuilder to be 100% ENERGY STAR® qualified in every home started in 2010, and offers homes in a number of communities that consume up to 80% less energy than a typical home built to the current International Residential Code. The Company has also launched a new Simply Smart Series™ of homes and offers a 99-day guaranteed completion program in certain communities.

Meritage was founded in 1985, and has designed and built more than 65,000 homes in its 25-year history, developing a reputation for distinctive style, quality construction and positive customer experiences. To find a Meritage community near you, go to

Meritage Homes is listed on the NYSE under the symbol MTH.

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          Investor Relations:
          Brent Anderson, Vice President-Investor Relations
          (972) 580-6360

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