Red, White & Blueberry Cheesecake Bites From De Young!

June 28, 2016

Fourth Of July Blog Blueberry Cheesecake Bites From De YoungRed, White & BlueBERRY Cheesecake Bites


12 reduced fat vanilla wafers

8 oz. 1/3 less fat cream cheese, softened

1/4 cup sugar

1 teaspoon vanilla

6 oz. fat-free vanilla Greek yogurt

2 large egg whites

1 Tablespoon all-purpose flour

8 oz. strawberries, hulled and sliced thin

8 oz. blueberries


  1. Heatoven to 350°.

  2. Line cupcake tin with liners. Place a vanilla wafer at the bottom of each liner.

  3. Gently beat cream cheese, sugar and vanilla until smooth using an electric mixer.

  4. Gradually beat in fat free yogurt, egg whites, and flour. (more…)

Brandon De Young Named President of De Young Mortgage

June 21, 2016

Brandon De Young, President of De Young Mortgage

De Young Mortgage, Inc., a local home lender, announced Brandon De Young, current executive of the company, has been named President. Current President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Jerry De Young will retain his executive position as CEO. This transition of leadership is that of a natural evolution, as Brandon has taken on more responsibility and leadership since joining De Young Mortgage in its inaugural year. Brandon will play a critical role in guiding the growth of De Young Mortgage now and into the future.

“Since 2012, De Young Mortgage has been helping homeowners finance the American Dream of home ownership” said Jerry De Young, CEO of De Young Mortgage and De Young Properties. “Brandon has been a critical factor in the growth of De Young Mortgage and he will continue to move De Young Mortgage forward, focusing his efforts on ensuring the home buying process is easy to understand regardless if you are a new or veteran home buyer.”


De Young Properties Names Ryan De Young President

Ryan De Young, President of De Young PropertiesDe Young Properties announced that J. Ryan De Young, current Vice President of Finance, has been appointed to President of De Young Properties.

Jerry De Young, current President and Chief Executive Officer will retain his executive position as Chief Executive Officer. As a three generation family homebuilder in the San Joaquin Valley, this transition of leadership is a natural progression to continue the legacy of De Young Properties into the future and has been in the works for several years as the third generation of the De Young family have taken on more responsibility and leadership.

“In 1974, my wife Paula and I started building under De Young Propertiesto continue a family legacy of homebuilding first started by her father more than 70 years ago. (more…)

SUMMER SPECIAL ALERT! Purchase at Sierra Crossing Or A De Young Move-In Ready Home By June 20 and Save Up To $30,000!

June 15, 2016

De Young Properties 2016 Summer Special LogoAs the temperatures heat up in the Valley, so are the savings at De Young Properties! Right now De Young Properties has some remarkable specials – purchase at De Young Sierra Crossing or a Move-In Ready Home by June 20 and receive up to $30,000 in savings! These homes are ready for you to call them home. With big savings offered on these incredibly priced homes combined with money-saving EnergySmart features, generous amenities and a variety of unbeatable locations all within Clovis School District, now is absolutely the best time to buy a De Young home.

Buy at Sierra Crossing or a De Young Move-In Ready Home by June 20th and receive up to $30,000 in savings! We urge you to take advantage of this special now as it won’t last long!

“Whether you are looking for your first home or are a family wanting more room to live and play outdoors, these homes are available to fit your unique needs,” said Ryan De Young of De Young Properties. “An opportunity like this doesn’t happen very often, so act fast and your dreams (more…)

PG&E and De Young Properties Partner To Share Energy Savings Tips!

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PG&E customers saved $227 million on their energy bills through energy efficiency programs in 2015. By participating in these programs, on average, a typical PG&E residential customer saved $60-100 during the year, along with doing their part for climate change and cleaner air by reducing their energy waste.

Through energy efficiency programs and much more, PG&E supports California’s ambitious clean energy goals to reduce greenhouse gas emissions to combat climate change and improve air quality. This summer, PG&E encourages customers to take advantage of the various programs, tools and tips available including The PG&E Simple Savings Kit, to save energy and lower their electric bills when it gets hot.

Today at the De Young Zero Net Energy home, PG&E and De Young Properties demonstrated numerous ways that customers can save money, and how they can choose the most energy efficient upgrades to their homes in the future.


10 Fun Ways to Celebrate Father’s Day in the Valley!

June 11, 2016

De Young Properties FamilyFather’s Day is just around the corner and people everywhere are busy brainstorming for a gift to give their dad’s on this special day. It can be daunting to find the perfect gift to give to the man that has supported you through everything.

Rather than writing a card or buying him a new tie for work (you can still do that, too!), try opting for an activity where you and your dad can spend quality time together. There are endless activities to do with your father right here in the Central Valley, here are just a few!

1. Treat him to a round of golf

If your dad is a golf enthusiast, one of the many local golf courses would be the perfect setting for one-on-one time with the man of the day. He will appreciate you showing interest in one of his hobbies; especially after all of the soccer games and recitals he has attended for you. Once you have worked up an appetite, grab lunch after the round.

For a full list of local golf courses, visit here! (more…)

ATTENTION: De Young Properties Has Sold 77% Of The Available Homesites At All Clovis Communities.

June 1, 2016

De Young Residence 320 Elevation TuscanVisit Today For Your Opportunity To Call De Young… Home.

It is time to make your move to a De Young Properties community in Clovis. These communities have been selling, and aren’t expected to last too much longer. De Young has sold 77% of the available homesite in their Clovis communities. These are ideally located in prime Clovis locations and are part of the highly-acclaimed Clovis Unified School District. Living in a De Young community is an unbeatable opportunity, the time to act is now!

These communities feature floorplans up to 3,899 square feet with seven bedrooms, providing an incredible amount of space both inside and outside your home to enjoy. In addition, these homes offers a wide variety of selections to flex your floorplan including Multi-Generational designs and a first floor bedroom suite, allowing you the opportunity to personalize your De Young home to perfectly match your lifestyle and needs.


De Young Properties Says Thank You To Our Veterans & Military By Offering $1,500 In Personal Selections! Visit A Welcome Center Today!

May 25, 2016

320 Gamez Family_06-28-15_(IMG_6832)As Memorial Day approaches, De Young Properties pays tribute to our active military and veterans alike to honor their service, sacrifice and commitment to our country. As our way of saying thank you, De Young Properties makes it easy for Veterans and the Military to own the home of your dreams by offering $1,500 in personal selections! Visit a De Young Welcome Center today to learn more.

De Young Properties offers a wide variety of selectionsto flex your floorplan including Multi-Generational designs or first floor bedroom suites, allowing you the opportunity to personalize your home to perfectly match your lifestyle and needs. These homes use innovative building sciences with De Young EnergySmart™ and De Young SmartHome technology designed to maximize energy savings while offering true comfort In addition, De Young Properties offers popular communities in desirable locations.


Celebrity Designer Michael Moloney Joins the 2016 St. Jude Dream Home!

May 18, 2016

EXCITING NEWS: The 2016 St. Jude Dream Home will include a signature designed suite from Celebrity Designer, Michael Moloney. De Young Properties worked with Michael on the Emmy Award-winning television show Extreme Makeover Home Edition, where they teamed up to build and design a home full of inspiration for a local hero.

Michael will donate his design talent and resources to one very special project, “Michael’s Mystery Suite”, which will remain off-limits during the construction and will be unveiled at an October event. “Michael’s Mystery Suite” will transform the expansive master living quarters, which includes a spacious bedroom, relaxing retreat, walk-in-closet and luxurious master bathroom, into an all-encompassing suite of colors, textures and the unexpected. De Young Properties and Michael Moloney are excited to collaborate on this special project which will benefit St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.


De Young Park View Named “Project of the Quarter” By California Advanced Homes Program

May 4, 2016

De Young Properties CAHP - Project Of The Quarter 2016For over 40 years, De Young Properties has been building homes in the Central Valley, always committed to industry-leading innovation, unsurpassed quality, and long before it was popular – environmental responsibility. Now today, De Young Properties’ homes are recognized as some of the most energy-efficient in California, certified by GreenPoint Rated, which gives homeowners third-party assurance that their new home supports energy-efficiency, sustainable building practices, indoor air quality and water conservation.

We know that we are building pretty amazing homes with very energy efficient features but it is always cool to be recognized for it. We recently received a “pat on the back” by California Advanced Homes Program (CAHP) who featured De Young Park View as the “Project of the Quarter” in their quarterly newsletter. This means Park View had the lowest 2013 Title 13 “CAHP Score” for the last three months.

Park View homes are GreenPoint Rated, reach as low as 57 on the ResNET HERS scale, recycle up to 90% of construction waste and a solar lease was available to lower power bills allowing families to live more affordably. (more…)