De Young Sierra Crest Has Successful Pre-Grand Opening Event With 60% Of Phase 1 Homesites Sold In The First Weekend!

April 25, 2016

De Young Sierra Crest - 60% of Phase 1 Homesites Sold In First Weekend!De Young Properties announces that 60% of Phase 1 homesites were SOLD in the first weekend of their Pre-Grand Opening for their newest community, De Young Sierra Crest. This successful Pre-Grand Opening weekend produced one of the highest percentages of home sales for a new De Young community.

De Young Properties anticipates De Young Sierra Crest will sell quickly due to the desirable North Clovis location within Buchanan High School boundaries. In addition, Sierra Crest offers the De Young SmartHome Icon Series, built with some of the most advanced energy-efficient and building science technology designed to save you money on your energy bill and preserve the environment. Visit today for best homesite selection in this one-of-a-kind community.

“We were looking for a new home and really liked the proximity of Sierra Crest to the mountains; (more…)

De Young Properties Is Helping the Earth, One Home At A Time!

April 23, 2016

As a visionary in homebuilding, De Young Properties continues to advance their award-winning, energy-efficient and green building practices to remain at the forefront of the industry. At the newest De Young community, Sierra Crest in North Clovis, De Young Properties is offering the new De Young SmartHome Icon Series, a truly transformative approach to how new homes are being built.

Leading-edge building science and technology further enhanced with a Performance Sealed Attic, Advanced Framed Walls and a SolarCity 20-year fully pre-paid solar system lease make these new De Young homes unmatched in the market, allowing homebuyers to enjoy in some of the most advanced energy-efficient homes available in the state. These are just the latest efforts by De Young Properties to build the most energy-efficient, environmentally-friendly homes to save homebuyers money and live more comfortably.


De Young Properties is an award-winning homebuilder that stresses progress and innovation in every step of the building process. The De Young SmartHome Icon Series will take the standard of energy-efficient homebuilding to the next level. (more…)

Pre-Grand Opening For The Newest De Young Community, Sierra Crest. Learn How To Receive Up to $7,500 In Personal Selections For Your New De Young Home!

April 15, 2016

Sierra Crest- Pre Grand Opening Saturday April 16De Young Properties is pleased to announce their newest community, Sierra Crest will hold their Pre-Grand Opening event on Saturday, April 16th. For best lot selection, interested homebuyers are invited to attend the Pre-Grand Opening today at the De Young Armstrong Welcome Center from 12pm – 5pm. Any homebuyer that purchases a new home at Sierra Crest during the Pre-Grand Opening this weekend will receive up to $7,500 in personal selections to be used on your new De Young home!

Enjoy the amenities of North Clovis living with the tranquil views of the Sierra Nevada Mountains that await you at De Young Sierra Crest. In addition, this one-of-a-kind community offers large backyards, is located in the highly-acclaimed Buchanan High School boundaries and has no HOA fees. Consider this community the complete package, don’t miss out!


Professional Builder 40 Under 40 – Brandon De Young

April 6, 2016

Brandon De Young Professional Builder Magazine - 40 Under 40Brandon De Young has been selected as one of Professional Builder Magazine’s 40 Under 40 winners for 2016. This award recognizes 40 building professionals, throughout the country, that are the next generation of leaders in the home building industry – and are all under the age of 40! According to Professional Builder Magazine, “these young leaders played key roles in growing their companies by replacing a legacy system, expanding into new markets, and mastering many other tasks.”

“I am very proud to be named a top young professional in the building industry,” said Brandon De Young of De Young Properties. “The innovation and expertise is constantly changing in the building science of new homes and I make every effort to stay at the forefront of the industry. I have had a passion for homebuilding and technology since an early age and I pride myself in industry-leading innovation to our homeowners.”


On The Road to Zero Net Energy – Performance Sealed Attic Available At Sierra Crest!

April 5, 2016

DeYoungProperties-Performance-Sealed-Attic-Design-1The Performance Sealed Attic design used in our new De Young SmartHome Icon Series floorplans has been developed over the last four years. It is the culmination of hundreds, if not thousands, of hours of research, analysis, and field testing.

To develop the design, the De Young team assembled an expert building science consortium, from both private and government organizations, including De Young Properties, Johns Manville, Broken Drum Insulation, DuctTesters, PG&E, TRC, BIRAenergy, and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, among others. Given the climate zone Fresno/Clovis resides in, which is 3B (IECC) and 13 (CEC), we have specifically designed our attic to maximize energy efficiency and comfort, while maintaining affordability as well as the same structural integrity as all other De Young homes.

The reason for such determination to redesign our attic is twofold: to achieve Zero Net Energy more effectively, and to ensure compliance with future building codes.


De Young Properties Kicks Off Landmark Year – Breaks Ground On Their 10th St. Jude Dream Home!

April 1, 2016


This week, De Young Properties began construction on their 10th St. Jude Dream Home that will be given away to a lucky winner this November. The Groundbreaking Ceremony, covered live by KMPH Fox 26, included major donor and builder De Young Properties, Celebrity Designer Michael Moloney, trade partners, sponsors and volunteers. The 3,484 sq. ft. home in the De Young Sierra Crossing community located in Clovis will be offered as the first place prize to raise funds for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital to fight cancer and other life-threatening diseases.

One hundred percent of the proceeds of the giveaway are donated to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Serving as major donor and builder of the St. Jude Dream Home for the past nine years, De Young Properties has successfully raised over $8.6 million for the hospital to date. (more…)

De Young Properties Recognized As Saint Agnes Medical Center Outstanding Benefactor

March 24, 2016

De Young Properties Receives Outstanding Benefactor Award from Saint Agnes Medical CenterAt a recent awards dinner, De Young Properties was recognized as Saint Agnes Medical Center Outstanding Benefactor for 2014-2015.

Jerry, Paula and Ryan De Young accepted the award on behalf of De Young Properties from Teri Amerine, Vice President of Foundation for Saint Agnes Medical Center.

De Young Properties has been actively involved with Saint Agnes Medical Center for many years. Whether it is by contributing monetary donations or dedicating their time to support Saint Agnes Medical Center serve the community, De Young believes a community is strengthened when people remain committed to helping each other.


Springtime Confetti Bars Recipe From De Young!

March 22, 2016

De Young Springtime Recipe

Spring Confetti Bars

Serving Size: 20


  • 1/2 cup butter, at room temperature
  • 1/2 cup white sugar
  • 1/4 cup + 1 tbsp. brown sugar (more…)

De Young Properties Honored With People’s Choice Award Recognition

March 19, 2016

De Young Properties 2016 People's Choice Award Recipient De Young Properties has been recognized as a People’s Choice Award recipient for New Homebuilder, an annual honor given to three businesses per category by the Fresno Bee based on votes received from the community. De Young Properties would like to thank the community for their vote in this great honor.

“We are so grateful and appreciative to our loyal homeowners and community members for this show of support,” said Paula De Young, Executive Vice President of De Young Properties. “Thank you for noticing our passion for building homes, our desire to ensure each customer is satisfied and our dedication to invest in our community.”

The first priority of De Young Properties is their commitment to homeowners, as demonstrated by their industry-leading, 5-Year Fit & Finish Warranty, the first of its kind in the area. De Young Properties has also placed itself at the forefront of its industry by being the first to offer and continuing to offer multiple homes designed to be Zero Net Electric. (more…)

[VIDEO] De Young’s Newest North Clovis Community, Coming Soon!

March 17, 2016

Enjoy North Clovis Living with Mountain Views at De Young Sierra Crest

These Views Make Life More Beautiful

Enjoy the amenities of North Clovis living with the tranquil views of the Sierra Nevada Mountains that await you at De Young Sierra Crest. In addition, this one-of-a-kind community offers large backyards, is located in the highly-acclaimed Buchanan High School boundaries and has no HOA fees. Consider this community the complete package, don’t miss out! (more…)