A happy home is a place filled with love and laughter, a place to create memories, a place where people you love gather. As we usher in the new year full of bright possibilities, we wish you many more memories with family and friends in your De Young Properties happy home (or future home!) Now that we’ve waved goodbye to 2022, please join us as we reflect on its highlights.
- Customers Remain De Young Properties’ No. 1 Priority
For the past 48 years, De Young Properties’ top priority has been and will continue to be our commitment and promise to our homeowners. Whether that’s building a quality-crafted home with the most advanced, durable materials and unbeatable features or supporting our customers throughout the entire homebuying process, we take building your perfect home very seriously. Our homeowners deserve the very best – and we know they’ll get that with their new De Young homes.
- De Young Properties honored with #1 Homebuilder Award at 2022 People’s Choice Awards
De Young Properties received the top honor in the homebuilder category – snagging the #1 spot as the “Best New Home Builder” at the 2022 Fresno Bee’s Best of Central California” People’s Choice Awards – it has placed in the top 3 for the past 12 years! Affiliate company De Young Mortgage also took the #1 spot as “Best Mortgage Company”, while De Young Realty was named as one of the top 3 in the best “Best Real Estate Company” category. These annual awards are based on votes received from the community and we are beyond honored that our community chose us as the best!
- Fairmont Crossing Launches – Over 50% Sold Out During Pre-Grand Opening Weekend!
De Young Properties’ Fairmont Crossing first launched in April and sold 50% of available homesites during its Pre-Grand Opening weekend! Located in the popular and scenic 3,300-acre Loma Vista master-planned community with walking paths and parks, close to amenities and entertainment, and within the Clovis Unified School District, Fairmont Crossing has everything you’re looking for in a new home. Fairmont Crossing offers spacious homesites up to 9,053 square feet with at least 10 feet from neighboring homes providing privacy and room to breathe. The spaciousness continues inside the single- and two-story homes with open, flexible a convenient De Young SmartHome Discover Series floorplans, ranging from approximately 1,515 to 2,313 square feet, up to four bedrooms and two car garages.
- De Young Successfully Raises $1,000,000 With the “Sweet 16” St. Jude Dream Home®
The 2022 “Sweet 16” St. Jude Dream Home Giveaway house, built by sponsor De Young Properties was given away to Nancy Torres of Reedley who was selected as the lucky winner of the approximately 1,826 square foot home in the De Young Crown Point located in a well-established Fresno neighborhood during the November 20 Giveaway on FOX26. With the incredible support of the community, who dug deep into their pockets and donated, the 2022 Central Valley St. Jude Dream Home Giveaway campaign successfully raised $1,000,000 for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Since 2007, De Young Properties has been a sponsor of 16 St. Jude homes, helping to raise over $15.5 million to help the kids of St. Jude fight cancer and other life-threatening childhood diseases. One hundred percent of the proceeds will be donated to St. Jude, which works around the clock to develop cures to save the lives of boys and girls, including children in the San Joaquin Valley.
- De Young Awarded “Homebuilder of the Year” at St. Jude Builder Summit
De Young Properties team members traveled to Memphis, Tennessee for the 2022 St. Jude Dream Home® Builder Summit awards and were honored with the St. Jude Builder of the Year Award out of 42 builders. Along with the acceptance of this award, team members, Brandon De Young, Mark Thomas and Matt Hagan attended the 2022 Summit at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital to learn of the research hospital’s newest research to find cures and save lives.
- Summerlin Walk Launches - 25% Of New Homesites Sold Out in the First Two Hours!
De Young Properties newest community – Summerlin Walk – first launched in October 2022 sold 25% of its homesites in the first two hours! Now, just 50% of its phase one available lots are left. Centrally located in a newly-established Fresno neighborhood with a planned pedestrian trail, nearby amenities and entertainment, all within the Clovis Unified School District, Summerlin Walk is the perfect neighborhood to start your new beginning. Combined with spacious and modern floorplans, Summerlin Walk offers homesites up to 7,200 square feet with at least 10 feet from neighboring homes. These single- and two-story homes with open, flexible and convenient De Young SmartHome Discover Series floorplans – ranges from approximately 1,515 to 2,626 square feet, and up to four bedrooms and two car garages.
- Paula De Young Awarded as “Remarkable Woman of the Year”
Co-Founder and Executive Vice President of De Young Properties, Paula De Young was named the Central Valley’s recipient for 2022 Remarkable Woman of the Year, and advanced as a finalist for the National “Nexstar Woman of the Year” Award! This national campaign by Nexstar honors the influence and contributions women have made on public policy, social progress and quality of life in communities throughout the nation. Paula’s passion for building a better future for Valley communities and lifting up others is evident in her vast charitable work.
- Jerry De Young Park and Jerry De Young Raceway Launch During the St. Jude Trike-a-Thon
De Young Properties unveiled the new Jerry De Young Park and Jerry De Young Raceway at its Crown Point community in October during the Central Valley St. Jude Trike-A-Thon. The park and raceway, which honors CEO and one of the founders of De Young Properties, Jerry De Young, is located within the De Young Crown Point community. The park offers ample outdoor space with the recreational raceway, which is perfect for neighborhood playdates and exciting trike or bicycle races, making exercising outdoors a fun activity for families and their little ones! Both the park and raceway honors Jerry De Young with his decades-long passionate service and unwavering commitment to the Fresno community in building beautiful, affordable homes and neighborhoods for local families to enjoy in the Central Valley.
- De Young Properties Participated in American Heart Association Heart & Stroke Walk at Tesoro Viejo
At De Young Properties, we pride ourselves on serving the community in a variety of ways. One of which is volunteerism. As such, our De Young Properties team participated this past October in the 29th annual AHA Heart & Stroke Walk – a 2 mile walk through the scenic Tesoro Viejo community in Madera. Walkers and runners participated to help raise over $197,000 in funds to fight heart disease and stroke.
- De Young Properties honored with Best of Central Valley Business Award recognition
For the sixth year, the Best of Central Valley Business Awards has invited online readers of The Business Journal to vote for their favorite businesses in 35 categories. De Young Properties is excited to announce that we earned recognition in not ONE, but TWO of those categories. First, as one of the Central Valley’s Best Home Builders and second, as one of the Best Central Valley Companies Supporting Local Charities! For 45 years, we have had a passion for building homes, a desire to ensure each customer is satisfied and true dedication to invest in our community. We are excited to keep this tradition alive!
- De Young Properties Has Financing Programs To Help Make Financing Your Dream Home More Attainable
At De Young Properties one of our main goals is to make financing your dream home attainable, which is why we offer fantastic financing incentives through our affiliate De Young Mortgage, helping you become a homeowner!
Let De Young Guide You Home:
• Buying With Confidence Program - Finance your home purchase with our affiliate De Young Mortgage and you may be eligible for a one-time refinance with a lower rate & fees, saving you thousands on your new home!
• Lock Your Interest Rate For Up To 6 Months
• Mortgage Interest Rate Buydown Opportunities
• Fantastic Incentive Packages
• Navigate With Certainty Through Your Homebuying Journey With Our Trusted Team
We enjoy reminiscing on all of the extreme memories 2022 had to offer but we are also tremendously excited for all that is to come in 2023. Visit a De Young Welcome Center to learn more about what the new year has in store for De Young Properties, click here
. Financing incentives, rate lock and buydown opportunities are subject to availability. Six month lock product(s) are subject to market conditions and construction time frames and therefore may be limited to certain communities and/or individual qualifications. This is not an offer for extension of credit or commitment to lend. All loans must satisfy company underwriting guidelines. Information and pricing are subject to change or discontinuation at any time and without notice. Buyer may elect to refinance with De Young Mortgage at a lower rate, up to a certain dollar amount. De Young Mortgage cannot provide guarantee of promise of rate or loan approval. De Young Mortgage, cannot predict where rates will be in the future. Not all borrowers will qualify for refinancing. Contact De Young Mortgage, for more information. Copyright © 2023 All rights reserved.