Meritage Homes

meritage-homes-logoMeritage Homes is a national home builder with homes and communities in Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Nevada and Texas. In 2008, despite a 51% decline in closings, Meritage made the builder online list of top 10 home builders for the first time (2008 closings were 5,627). Meritage Homes is on the New York Stock Exchange, symbol MTH, and builds homes and subdivisions under five different brand names.

  • Legacy Homes – Austin, Dallas, Fort Worth, Houston & San Antonio, Texas
  • Meritage Active – Active adult homes in Casa Grande, Phoenix & Tucson, Arizona
  • Meritage Homes – Austin, Dallas, Fort Worth, Houston & San Antonio Texas, Phoenix & Tucson Arizona, Sacramento California, Denver Colorado, Orlando Florida & Las Vegas Nevada
  • Monterey Homes – Austin, Dallas & Fort Worth Texas and Phoenix Arizona
  • Texas Big Homes – Houston, Texas

Over the years, Meritage has delivered more than 58,000 homes to families in the western and southern United States. The builder was named Texas Builder of the Year five times, has been included on the Forbes Platinum 400 (Best Big Companies of America), and on Fortune’s 1,000 (Largest Corporations of America). The company’s corporate offices are located in Scottsdale, Arizona.

Quick Facts about Meritage Homes

  • CEO – Steve Hilton
  • ’08 Closings – 5,627
  • Brands – Legacy Homes, Meritage Active, Meritage Homes, Monterey Homes and Texas Big Homes
  • Markets – Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Nevada and Texas
  • Home types – Single-family, Condominiums, Active Lifestyle
  • Average Sales Price: $259,800 (’08)
  • Corporate Offices: Scottsdale, Arizona
  • Meritage Stock Quote – Link

Currently, Meritage Homes is running a “Step into our Wonderful World of WOW” campaign, which highlights the innovation, craftsmanship and enduring value that you’ll find in a Meritage Home. For more information about Meritage Homes, visit them online at

Meritage Homes has recently announced that as of January 1st 2010 every new home they build will meet Energy Star standards – Meritage Homes Energy Star Qualified

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