Beazer Homes USA, Inc. Reports Record Home Orders For the Month and Quarter Ended March 31, 2001

Apr 04, 2001, 01:00 ET from Beazer Homes USA, Inc.

    ATLANTA, April 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Beazer Homes USA, Inc. (NYSE:   BZH)
 (www.beazer.com ) today released preliminary unit net orders for the month and
 quarter ended March 31, 2001.  New orders of 1,084 homes for the month ended
 March 31, 2001 represent an all-time Company record for monthly new orders.
 
                           New Orders (units)          New Orders (units)
                              For the Month           For the Three Months
                             Ended March 31,            Ended March 31,
                                            %                            %
                         2001     2000    Change     2001     2000    Change
     Southeast            476      316     50.6%    1,271      990     28.4%
     Southwest            330      321      2.8%    1,035      981      5.5%
     Central              120       72     66.7%      305      200     52.5%
     Mid-Atlantic         158      176    -10.2%      417      368     13.3%
     Total              1,084      885     22.5%    3,028    2,539     19.3%
 
     Beazer Homes USA, Inc., based in Atlanta, Georgia, is one of the country's
 ten largest single-family homebuilders with operations in Arizona, California,
 Florida, Georgia, Maryland, Nevada, New Jersey, North Carolina, Pennsylvania,
 South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, and Virginia.  Beazer Homes also provides
 mortgage origination, title and insurance services to its homebuyers.
 
 

SOURCE Beazer Homes USA, Inc.
    ATLANTA, April 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Beazer Homes USA, Inc. (NYSE:   BZH)
 (www.beazer.com ) today released preliminary unit net orders for the month and
 quarter ended March 31, 2001.  New orders of 1,084 homes for the month ended
 March 31, 2001 represent an all-time Company record for monthly new orders.
 
                           New Orders (units)          New Orders (units)
                              For the Month           For the Three Months
                             Ended March 31,            Ended March 31,
                                            %                            %
                         2001     2000    Change     2001     2000    Change
     Southeast            476      316     50.6%    1,271      990     28.4%
     Southwest            330      321      2.8%    1,035      981      5.5%
     Central              120       72     66.7%      305      200     52.5%
     Mid-Atlantic         158      176    -10.2%      417      368     13.3%
     Total              1,084      885     22.5%    3,028    2,539     19.3%
 
     Beazer Homes USA, Inc., based in Atlanta, Georgia, is one of the country's
 ten largest single-family homebuilders with operations in Arizona, California,
 Florida, Georgia, Maryland, Nevada, New Jersey, North Carolina, Pennsylvania,
 South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, and Virginia.  Beazer Homes also provides
 mortgage origination, title and insurance services to its homebuyers.
 
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