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Why De Young

Why De Young

Extreme Differences

Why choose a De Young SmartHome? The De Young Difference! We believe our homeowners deserve the very best and complete confidence in their new De Young home. We aim to provide unbeatable features, quality craftsmanship, exceptional customer service and an industry-leading warranty.

All De Young homes provide new homebuyers maximum rewards with generous features and unparalleled quality while still remaining affordable. Click below to learn more about our new homes!

The De Young SmartHome is built for assurance that it is healthier to live in, healthier for the environment and saves money on your energy bill. The De Young SmartHome is all about control, convenience, peace of mind, increased comfort and overall efficiency. It’s the extra step we take to ensure our homeowners are living in a state-of-the-art home with greater financial control, more security and overall improved quality of life. The De Young SmartHome includes four key components: EnergySmart™, ControlSmart, Thrive Smart and Green Smart. The building science and technology that is included in this home sets our homes apart from others. You can rest assured that we set the standard of living smart.

We believe in the quality craftsmanship of our homes and to prove it we offer unbeatable warranty protection with our Free 2 Year Fit & Finish Limited Warranty. We have raised the bar in protection and customer service for our homeowners by offering this industry-leading warranty. We also provide a 10 Year Limited Structural Warranty by 2-10 Home Buyers Warranty. With the Free 2 Year Fit & Finish Limited Warranty as well as the 10 Year Limited Structural Warranty by 2-10 Home Buyers Warranty, homeowners can rest assured that they’re receiving the security, protection and peace of mind they deserve. 

All De Young homes provide new homebuyers maximum rewards with generous features and unparalleled quality while still remaining affordable. Each De Young home includes a gourmet kitchen featuring stainless steel General Electric appliances with gas cooktop or range. Other value added amenities include performance-engineered Kohler plumbing fixtures, spacious 10’ or 9’ ceilings and 8’ doors that create openness throughout the home, large walk-in closets, open floorplans for easy entertaining, durable natural granite counters, as well as, professional water efficient front yard landscaping.

With the exclusive De Young Design Studio, you can enjoy life in a home designed and personalized to fit your unique taste and California lifestyle. Choose from a wide variety of designer colors, textures and amenities to transform your home into a truly one-of-a-kind living space that reflects your individual personality and taste.

Our History

The De Young Story

Continuing a family legacy that began over 70 years ago, the De Young family began building in 1974 to help families realize the American Dream of homeownership. Now in our third generation, we’ve built over 7,000 homes, making De Young synonymous with quality craftsmanship, enduring value, innovation and customer service.

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Three Generations of Homebuilders

We Build Dreams

Home building professionals dedicated to creating dream-fulfilling homes and communities by providing quality craftsmanship, unparalleled innovation, and exceptional customer experiences.

Community Commitment

The Deyoung Family

As a successful, three generation homebuilder proudly rooted in the San Joaquin Valley, we believe it’s our responsibility to support causes that make a difference in our community. That’s why, for over 45 years and into the future, the De Young Properties team has supported and will continue to support beneficial community organizations, projects and endeavors, donating our time and resources in an effort to improve the quality of life across our Valley.

A few of the dedicated charitable organizations and endeavors we are proud to have supported are:

Assistance League of Fresno

Break the Barriers

California State University, Fresno | Construction Management | Foundation

California Highway Patrol 11-99 Foundation

Catholic Charities

CASA of Fresno and Madera (Court Appointed Special Advocates)

Clovis Police Foundation

Clovis Unified School District

Extreme Makeover: Home Edition

Fresno County Pink Heals

Habitat for Humanity

HandsOn Central California

Institute for Myeloma & Bone Cancer Research

Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

Make-A-Wish Foundation

Marjaree Mason Center

National Association of Women in Construction | Fresno Chapter

San Joaquin Memorial High School

Saint Agnes Medical Center Foundation

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

Valley Caregivers Resource Center

And many more

De Young Properties Helps to Successfully Raise $1,000,000 With 15th St. Jude Dream Home!

De Young Properties has served as the proud builder and major donor of the Central Valley St. Jude Dream Home since 2007, raising over $14.5 million to date to benefit St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

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Extreme Makeover: Home Edition Returns To The Central Valley

De Young Properties, Extreme Makeover: Home Edition and Community Give One Local Family an Extreme Dream

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Our Awards

Peoples Choice Award

We’re Honored to be a 12x People’s Choice Award Recipient for New Homebuilder, and a 2019 & 2020 Best Company to Work For Recipient!

Builder Choice Award

De Young Properties Named Winner of Builder Partnerships’ Builder of Choice™ Award!

Best of Business

De Young Properties Named Winner of Builder Partnerships’ Builder of Choice™ Award!


De Young Properties Is Once Again Honored At Prestigious Annual Builders Conference, PCBC!

CVLUX Luxury Awards

We Have Been Honored as a Winner of the Best New Home Builder Award in 2017 and Also as a Six Time Nominee. De Young Properties Was Recognized as a Diamond Award Winner in 2016 for Their Philanthropic Efforts Within the Community.

Avid® Benchmark Awards

De Young Properties is Proud to Have Received Avid® Benchmark Award for High Homebuyer Ratings Presented to Builders that Rank Among Top 25 Percent Nationwide

Welcome Centers

Verano Visitor Center
3 New Model Homes!
Verano Visitor Center

707 Arrowhead DriveMadera, CA 93636

559.203.1866 Get Directions
Leonard Welcome Center
Leonard Welcome Center

3945 Ramona AveClovis, CA 93619

559.354.9881 Get Directions