Since 1972, Richmond American Homes has built and financed houses for more than 150,000 families. The company offers a wide range of floor plans, styles and design details. It features hardwood, tile, carpeting and vinyl flooring options; ceramic tile, laminate and natural stone countertops; oak and maple kitchen cabinets; and chrome and brass bathroom fixtures. Richmond American Homes is a part of M.D.C. Holdings, an organization that also provides mortgage financing, insurance and title services through HomeAmerican Mortgage Corporation, American Home Insurance Agency and American Home Title and Escrow. The company has a team of nearly 3,800 employees nationwide. In 1999, it created the MDC/Richmond American Homes Foundation to support community needs. Richmond American Homes maintains offices in cities throughout the United States, including Columbia, Md.