COLUMBUS, Ohio (Nov. 27, 2006) – Real Living Inc., the fourth-largest real estate firm in the country, has joined “Extreme Makeover: Home Edition” and M/I Homes, the program’s local builder, to host the site www.mihomes.com/extreme, detailing one of the nationally acclaimed TV show’s projects in central Ohio. The site details highlights of a home built in central Ohio for a marine, who saved the last two survivors at Ground Zero, and his family. It chronicles the week-long home building process with photos, an events calendar, a journal, community information and more. The home is located at 4866 Harbinger Circle, Whitehall, OH 43213.“Our company and our agents are very involved in the communities we serve. We’re very excited to be involved with M/I Homes and ‘Extreme Makeover: Home Edition’,” said Kaira Sturdivant Rouda, chief operating officer of Real Living. Real Living donated bandwidth and server space to host the site, beginning with its construction earlier this month. The site will remain live for one to two months after the airing of the program on Feb. 11, 2007. About Real Living Inc.Real Living is the fourth-largest real estate firm in the country. It boasts nearly 4,000 agents and employees, $8.4 billion in annual sales and more than 130 offices nationwide. Real Living was awarded the 2005 Inman Innovator Award by Inman News, ranked 23rd in Entrepreneur magazine’s Top 50 Best New Franchises and has won numerous awards for its marketing achievements. Each month, Real Living’s Web sites receive nearly 15 million page views. Real Living also offers a full range of affiliated business services, including home financing, title, corporate relocation management and home warranties. For more information about Real Living, visit RealLiving.com.
About ABC-TVs Extreme Makeover: Home Edition "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition," which has won back-to-back Emmy Awards as Best Reality Program (non-competitive), is in its 4th season on ABC. The program is produced by Endemol USA, a division of Endemol Holding. Denise Cramsey is the executive producer; and David Goldberg is the president of Endemol USA.-more-Real Living Sponsor for ABC’s “Extreme Makeover: Home Edition” Page 2About M/I HomesHeadquartered in Columbus, Ohio, and listed on the New York Stock Exchange, M/I Homes (MHO) is one of the nation's largest builders of single-family homes and central Ohio’s leading homebuilder. M/I Homes was founded in 1976 and has sold nearly 67,000 homes, serving a broad segment of the housing market including first-time home buyers, move-up buyers, empty-nesters and luxury buyers. The Company’s homes are marketed and sold under the trade names M/I Homes, Showcase Homes and Shamrock Homes. The Company has homebuilding operations in Columbus and Cincinnati, Ohio; Indianapolis, Ind.; Tampa, Orlando and West Palm Beach, Fla.; Charlotte and Raleigh, N.C.; Delaware; and the Virginia and Maryland suburbs of Washington, D.C. M/I Homes has established an exemplary reputation based on superior customer service, innovative design, quality construction, and premier locations. For more information on M/I Homes, visit www.mihomes.com and for more information on the Company’s Extreme Makeover: Home Edition participation, visit www.mihomes.com/extreme