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M/I Homes Started Site Development at the Horizon West Community Encore at Ovation New Product Line

WEST ORLANDO, Fla. -- M/I Homes has site development underway for Phase I of Encore at Ovation, a new single-family home neighborhood that spans 71 acres near the intersection of Avalon Road (545) and Western Way/Flemming Road in Horizon West.

The 139 homesites will comprise 92 with 50-foot widths for single-family homes ranging from 1,900 to 3,700 square feet, and 47 with 32-foot widths for single-family detached homes ranging from 1,800 to 2,800 square feet.

David Byrnes, area president in the Orlando region, said a new product line with four different floor plans was specially designed for the 32-foot lots Encore at Ovation.

Top features of the new home designs include rear load garages, spacious owners' suites with luxurious master baths and they are Energy Star® certified, Byrnes said.

Sales will begin in October of one and two-story homes with three, four and five bedrooms at prices ranging from the low $300,000s to over $450,000 including a 15-year structural warranty.

Development of all 139 homesites in Phase I will be completed during the fourth quarter of this year, Byrnes added.

Encore at Ovation is located in one of the three fastest growing planned unit developments in the country – Horizon West with town centers surrounded by greenbelt and residential villages.

Columbus, Ohio based-M/I Homes is currently building throughout 16 markets in the U.S. and has 16 active communities in Central Florida.

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About M/I Homes

M/I Homes, Inc. is one of the nation’s leading builders of single-family homes, having sold over 110,000 homes. The Company’s homes are marketed and sold primarily under the trade names M/I Homes and Showcase Collection (exclusively by M/I Homes), and also currently are sold under the name Hans Hagen Homes in the Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minnesota market and Pinnacle Homes in the Detroit, Michigan market. The Company has homebuilding operations in Columbus and Cincinnati, Ohio; Indianapolis, Indiana; Chicago, Illinois; Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minnesota; Detroit, Michigan; Tampa, Sarasota and Orlando, Florida; Austin, Dallas/Fort Worth, Houston and San Antonio, Texas; Charlotte and Raleigh, North Carolina; and the Virginia and Maryland suburbs of Washington, D.C.