LGI Homes, Inc. Reports January 2014 Home Closings

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| Source: LGI Homes

THE WOODLANDS, Texas, Feb. 5, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- LGI Homes, Inc. (Nasdaq:LGIH), one of the nation's fastest growing homebuilders, today announced 119 homes closed in January 2014, up from 82 home closings in January 2013, representing year-over-year growth of 45.1%. January 2013 home closings include those from the Company's pre-IPO joint ventures. As of the end of January 2014, the Company had 27 active selling communities; the Company had 15 active selling communities at the end of January 2013.

"This is a solid start to the year," said Eric Lipar, LGI Homes chairman and CEO. "We have made steady progress growing our community count over the past year and these communities are performing in line with our expectations. Therefore, we continue to have a positive outlook on 2014 and believe we will have 36 active selling communities at the end of 2014 and close 2,200 homes during the year, assuming that general economic and mortgage availability conditions in 2014 are similar to those in 2013."

The Company expects to report its year end 2013 results in March and its 2014 first quarter results in May.

About LGI Homes, Inc.

Headquartered in The Woodlands, Texas, LGI Homes, Inc. engages in the design and construction of homes in Texas, Arizona, Florida, Georgia and New Mexico. LGI's core markets include Houston, San Antonio, Dallas/Fort Worth, Austin, Phoenix, Tampa, Orlando, Atlanta and more recently, Tucson and Albuquerque. For more information about the Company and its new home developments please visit the Company's website at www.LGIHomes.com.

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