Meritage Homes Will Webcast Presentations on November 14 and 15, 2012 From Citi and UBS Investor Conferences

Meritage Homes Will Webcast Presentations on November 14 and 15, 2012 From
Citi and UBS Investor Conferences

PHOENIX, Nov. 5, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Meritage Homes (NYSE:MTH), a leading
U.S. homebuilder, announced today that executive management will be speaking
to investors at the Citi 2012 North American Credit Conference on November 14,
2012 at 10:05am EST, and at the UBS Building and Building Products 10^th
Annual CEO Conference on November 15, 2012 at 1:00pm EST, both being held in
New York City. The events will be webcast live and may be accessed through the
"Investor Relations" page of the Meritage Homes website, Participants should access the webcast
events page at least five minutes before the live event for the audio link and
any accompanying materials. Archived versions of the presentations will be
available on this site for 90 days following the presentations.

About Meritage Homes Corporation

Meritage Homes is the ninth-largest public homebuilder in the United States
based on homes closed in 2011. Meritage builds a variety of homes across
Southern and Western states to appeal to a wide range of buyers, including
first-time, move-up, luxury and active adults. As of September 30, 2012, the
company had 153 actively selling communities in 15 metropolitan areas,
including Northern California, East Bay/Central Valley and Southern
California, Houston, Dallas/Ft. Worth, Austin, San Antonio,
Phoenix/Scottsdale, Tucson, Las Vegas, Denver, Orlando, Tampa and
Raleigh-Durham. In 2012, Meritage also announced its entry into the Charlotte

Meritage is an industry leader in innovation and energy efficiency. Meritage
was the first national homebuilder to be 100 percent ENERGY STAR® qualified in
every home it builds, and far exceeds ENERGY STAR standards in most of its
communities. Meritage has designed and built more than 75,000 homes in its
27-year history, and has a reputation for its distinctive style, quality
construction, and positive customer experience.

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