M.D.C. Holdings, Inc. (www.RichmondAmerican.com), whose subsidiaries build homes under the name "Richmond American Homes," today announced the highest levels of January home orders and home buyer traffic in the Company's history.
2001 2000 Change
Orders for Homes, net
Colorado 295 291 1%
California 143 139 3%
Arizona 206 134 54%
Nevada 80 76 5%
Suburban Maryland 88 118 (25%)
Total 812 758 7%
- Beginning of Month 133 131
The Company's January 2001 home buyer traffic through its communities increased 7% from January 2000 to a traffic level that ranks among the strongest for any month in the Company's history. Traffic particularly was strong in Phoenix, Northern California and Las Vegas due to a higher number of active subdivisions and the continued strong demand for new homes in these markets.
MDC is one of the largest homebuilders in the United States. The Company also provides mortgage financing, primarily for MDC's home buyers, through its wholly owned subsidiary, HomeAmerican Mortgage Corporation. MDC is a major regional homebuilder with a significant presence in some of the country's best housing markets. The Company is the largest homebuilder in metropolitan Denver; among the top five homebuilders in Northern Virginia, Tucson and Colorado Springs; and among the top ten homebuilders in suburban Maryland, Phoenix, Las Vegas, Southern California and Northern California.
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