8 Tip & Tricks For The Big Move

March 10, 2015

The search is over, you have found the ONE. The house that you have been looking for to meet the needs of you and your family. The place that you will call home. Before you can start making memories, you have to make the big MOVE. Moving into a new home can be quite a headache, but here at De Young Properties, we want you to have the best moving experience you can, which is why we’ve put together eight tips and tricks to help make your big move as smooth as possible!



Join The VIP List For De Young At Loma Vista 2!

February 24, 2015


De Young Properties Residence 350 Elevation Italianate

Pedestrian-Friendly Location and Unbeatable De Young Features

De Young Properties is pleased to announce the Pre-Grand Opening of their newest community, De Young at Loma Vista 2. Responding to homebuyer demand for affordably priced homes in a popular Clovis area, De Young at Loma Vista 2 is located in the Clovis master planned community of Loma Vista. This community will offer spacious homesites up to 11,151 square feet and includes unbeatable features and with no homeowner association fees.

De Young Properties anticipates De Young Loma Vista 2 will sell quickly due to the desirable Clovis location and affordable prices. Interested homebuyers are encouraged to join the VIP list by calling or visiting a De Young Welcome Center. Members of the De Young at Loma Vista 2 VIP list will receive important notices on the unveiling of this new community and will have the best selection of available homesites.

De Young Loma Vista 2 will offer homes up to 3,899 square feet with seven bedrooms, (more…)

Don’t Miss Your Chance To Live At De Young Park View 2!

February 18, 2015

De Young Residence 260 Elevation Tuscan

Prime Clovis Location And Extra Deep Lots – A Winning Combination!

Park View 2, the newest community from De Young Properties is now selling during the Pre-Grand Opening. Responding to homebuyer demand for a stylish and affordable home with extra-large homesites, Park View 2 is located in a prime Clovis location. This community includes spacious lots up to 140 feet deep and no Homeowners Association fees.

Due to the unbeatable, De Young EnergySmart features, De Young Properties encourages interested homebuyers to visit a Welcome Center today, these homesites aren’t expected to last long!

Park View 2 offers homes up to 3,899 square feet with seven bedrooms, allowing you to enjoy your spacious surroundings. These EnergySmart™ homes with up to four car garages, (more…)

Valentine’s Day Wonton Kisses Recipe From De Young!

February 4, 2015

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Wonton Kisses


24 milk chocolate kisses

24 wonton wrappers

Cooking oil for frying

Powdered sugar (more…)

Back to Basics: Our Foundational Relationship with 84 Lumber

January 7, 2015

84 Lumber Derek Rowe De Young Team

At De Young Properties, we’ve been in this business a long time, 40 years to be exact.

From day one, our commitment to the highest quality of work and our passion for customer satisfaction has been fundamental to our success. Each time we encounter a trade partner with the same set of values, it is magic.

Recently, one such partner, 84 Lumber, came for a visit and Derek Rowe reminded us of how much our customers benefit from their critical contributions to all of our homes.

The 84 Lumber Story

84 Lumber originated in Pennsylvania in the 1950s and opened their Fresno location in the 1980s. Their lumber is primarily Douglas Fir, from 20-30 year old, 60’ trees from Oregon. The team at 84 Lumber is hands-on at every stage of the process. (more…)

Bittersweet Retirement after 40 years at De Young Properties!

December 31, 2014

Over the years – and decades – many things have changed at De Young Properties, but the warm presence and hard work of Emilie Hayden was a constant. While the whole De Young team will feel the absence of “our dear Miss Em,” and her humor, dedication and kindness, we are excited to see her tackle this next chapter. Hopefully, retirement is ready, because Miss Em doesn’t do anything halfway!

Reflecting on Four Decades of Service…

The world was a different place when John Bonadelle Sr., Paula De Young’s father,
hired me in 1969. Nixon was elected President, Neil Armstrong landed on the moon and Woodstock was making headlines. I started working as a Computer Operator, (more…)

Raise the Roof: 5 Things To Know About De Young Properties Trade Partner, Eagle Roofing

December 17, 2014

At De Young Properties, we have been building homes for a long time, but we can’t do it alone. Especially at this time of year, we are keenly aware of all the people that help make it possible – our team, trade partners, business affiliates, community and of course, De Young customers.

One of those special partners is Eagle Roofing – and recently, I had the opportunity to tour one of the four Eagle Roofing plants located in the United States, (more…)

Cranberry Blue Cheese Pine Cones Recipe From De Young

December 16, 2014

Enjoy This Treat From De Young!



  • 4 ounces sharp white cheddar cheese, cut into cubes
  • 8 ounces cream cheese
  • 4 ounces blue cheese
  • 2 Tbsp. diced green onion (more…)

De Young Properties Thanks Community For Supporting Our Business For The First 40 Years

December 8, 2014

Established in 1974 and well into our third generation, De Young Properties continues a family legacy of helping families realize the American dream of home ownership. Building over 7,000 homes, the De Young name is synonymous with quality craftsmanship, enduring value, world-class innovation and excellent customer service.

We are sincerely grateful for our loyal homeowners. Our desire has been and always will be to ensure each one of our customers is satisfied with their De Young Properties home. Additionally, we are appreciative to our community and team of top professionals (more…)

De Young Properties Thanks Community For Once Again Raising Over $1 Million For St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital!

December 4, 2014

With overwhelming support by the community who dug deep and donated, the 2014 Central Valley St. Jude Dream Home® Giveaway raised $1,075,100 to benefit St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Built by major donor De Young Properties, the home was given away to Brian and Traci Martin of Clovis who were selected as the lucky winners of the new 3,100 sq. ft. home on an expansive 10,485 sq. ft. homesite in the De Young CountrySide community during the November 9th live television broadcast on KMPH FOX 26. (more…)