Meritage Homes Corporation to Present At JPMorgan Conference

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Nov. 20, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Meritage Homes Corporation (NYSE:MTH) announced today that executive management of Meritage Homes will be presenting at the JPMorgan 2007 Homebuilding and Building Products Conference in Las Vegas on Wednesday, November 28, 2007 at 10:30 a.m. PT. The Company's presentation will be webcast live 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. An archived version of the Company's presentation will be available on this site for 30 days following the presentation.

About Meritage Homes Corporation

Meritage Homes Corporation (NYSE:MTH) is a leader in the homebuilding industry. The Company is ranked by Builder magazine as the 12th largest homebuilder in the U.S., ranked #580 on the 2007 Fortune 1000 list, and was selected in 2006 for the fourth consecutive year to Forbes' "Platinum 400 - Best-Managed Big Companies in America." Meritage operates in many of the historically dominant homebuilding markets of the southern and western United States, including six of the top 10 single-family housing markets in the country for 2006. For more information about the Company, visit Meritage is a member of the Public Home Builders Council of America (

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CONTACT:  Meritage Homes Corporation
          Investor Relations:
          Brent Anderson, Vice President-Investor Relations
            (972) 543-8207
          Corporate Communications:
          Jane Hays, Vice President-Corporate Communications
            (972) 543-8123