M.D.C. Holdings Announces 2006 Second Quarter Earnings Release and Conference Call

M.D.C. Holdings, Inc. will release its 2006 second quarter earnings before the market opens on Thursday, July 20, 2006. A synchronized slide show and audio presentation will be broadcast on the same day at noon Eastern Daylight Saving Time in conjunction with the Company's 2006 second quarter conference call. The presentation can be accessed by entering MDC's website,, clicking on "Investors" and selecting "M.D.C. Holdings 2006 Second Quarter Conference Call." Minimum requirements to listen to the broadcast include the Windows Media Player, downloadable free from, and at least a 28.8Kbps connection to the Internet. If problems are experienced while listening to the broadcast, an email should be sent to

MDC, whose subsidiaries build homes under the name "Richmond American Homes," is one of the largest homebuilders in the United States. The Company also provides mortgage financing, primarily for MDC's homebuyers, 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 among the top five homebuilders in Colorado, Northern Virginia, Phoenix, Tucson, Las Vegas, Jacksonville and Salt Lake City; and among the top ten homebuilders in Southern California. MDC has also established operating divisions in Northern California, West Florida, Philadelphia/Delaware Valley, suburban Maryland, Chicago, Dallas/Fort Worth and Houston. For more information about our Company, please visit

SOURCE: M.D.C. Holdings, Inc.

CONTACT: Paris G. Reece III, Chief Financial Officer, +1-303-804-7706,, or Robert N. Martin, Investor Relations, +1-720-977-3431,, or Alison Schuller, Corporate Communications,
+1-720-977-3554,, all of M.D.C. Holdings, Inc.