Meritage Homes Corp. is a holding company, which engages in the development and sale of residential properties. It operates through the Homebuilding and Financial Services segments. The Homebuilding segment acquires, constructs, and markets single-detached houses. The Financial Services segment includes the operations of the company's subsidiary, Carefree Title. The company was founded by Steven J. Hilton in 1985 and is headquartered in Scottsdale, AZ.