De Young Properties is honored to celebrate the company’s significant milestone of building 8,000 homes for families in the Central Valley! Since 1974, De Young Properties has built quality crafted homes for Valley families to create treasured memories in.
“I am humbled to have been instrumental in making the American Dream of homeownership a reality for 8,000 families” said Jerry De Young, Co-Founder and CEO of De Young Properties. “I cannot express how grateful my family and I are for our valued customers who have made this significant milestone attainable for us, and we hope to build another 8,000 homes for families to continue making memories in.”
The vision of De Young Properties began with late Valley homebuilder, John Bonadelle, father to Paula De Young. Bonadelle started building homes post WWII, where he then discovered his passion for helping families gain homeownership. That same drive was instilled in Paula, fueling the passion that she has today for the homebuilding industry. Paula’s first job was at the age of 10 working in her father’s office as an assistant to the receptionist. With exposure to the homebuilding industry at such a young age, Paula knew she wanted to follow in her father’s footsteps and pursue a career in homebuilding, continuing the legacy of helping other families gain homeownership and building a better community in which we live.
While still in college, Paula and her husband, Jerry De Young continued the legacy with the creation of their own homebuilding company in 1974, known today as De Young Properties. The company’s first 300 homes were built in Madera County within the Bonadelle Ranchos and Madera Ranchos. Paula and Jerry both sold their first home within the Bonadelle Ranchos off Skyview Road to homeowners the Knight Family.
“The Central Valley has truly raised all three generations of our family and supported our family business for decades. As such, we are extremely grateful to serve this community and the families that live here by helping them gain homeownership, build their personal wealth and create a place to share cherished family memories,” said Paula De Young, Co-Founder and Executive President of De Young Properties. “It is incredible to think that in a lifetime we would reach this milestone, impacting so many lives and being part of building a brighter future for our community.”
Now 48 years later and led by its third generation, De Young Properties continues their family legacy of building quality crafted homes for families to achieve the American Dream of homeownership. De Young Properties homes continue with the same quality it started with and has continued to push the envelope, incorporating the most advance building sciences to ensure the homes are not only beautiful, but sustainable and contribute to a better community and environment. The 8,000-home milestone was purchased in the nearly sold-out Upper Legacy Square community, located east Clovis in the scenic 3,300-acre Loma Vista master-planned community.
“The foundation on which my grandparents and parents built their homebuilding companies holds true today,” said Ryan De Young, President of De Young Properties. “We are committed to building quality crafted homes for our customers, continually pushing for the most advanced in building science technologies, and creating a homebuying experience that is enjoyable from start to finish. Our passion, first instilled by my grandfather, is to help build a better community for all and continue the American Dream of homeownership, building memories one happy home at a time. We are grateful for our homeowners who have made this incredible milestone possible. Thank you for choosing a De Young Properties home to build your future.”
The home purchased is the 210 Residence Icon Series. This expansive, single-story home features 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, a 3-car tandem garage, as well as a gourmet kitchen open to the great room and a cozy nook. There is a distinctive open-air courtyard with an optional fireplace at the center of the home creating a versatile outdoor living space and entertaining area that provides a beautiful flow of natural light into the surrounding rooms, for a merging of the home’s indoor-outdoor features. This floorplan incorporates leading edge building science technology and includes Advance Framed Walls and the trusted quality and innovation of a De Young home. De Young Communities
De Young Properties is currently selling homes in four distinct communities: De Young Verano at Tesoro Viejo in Madera, Upper Legacy Square and Fairmont Crossing in Clovis, and Summerlin Walk in Fresno.
You can create a world of your own at De Young Verano
at Tesoro Viejo, located in the Hillside Village of this lifestyle community. This community features exclusive De Young Discover Series 2.0 floorplans, which includes four new single- and two-story floorplan designs, ranging from approximately 1,515 to 2,313 square feet of fresh, modern, livable homes with up to four bedrooms and three bathrooms. Find adventure in the natural open spaces; enjoy relaxation with resort-style amenities; pick your conveniences with the nearby school, Town Center, Ranch House Clubhouse/Recreation Center; and relish in a calendar of ongoing community events. Match all of this with the unmatched value and quality of a De Young home, and you can create your personal haven at Verano.
At Upper Legacy Square
, build the life you’ve imagined, establish your roots and let them grow. Located in scenic East Clovis, in the greater 3,300-acre Loma Vista master-planned community and part of the highly-acclaimed Clovis Unified School District, Upper Legacy Square provides upscale living at an affordable price close by amenities and attractions in a desirable area. With only two homesites remaining, time is running out to plant your roots at Upper Legacy Square. Fairmont Crossing
is your path to modern living – stylish, innovative, connected. 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. There’s no better time to begin your path to modern living at Fairmont Crossing.
For many, their future begins at De Young’s newest community, Summerlin Walk
. 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. The time is now to build your future at Summerlin Walk.
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