Your aim is to do something GREAT and wonderful with your life, and to accomplish extraordinary things.  However, you cannot simply go out and have a great life; you must go out and make a great life!  The word “GREAT” has 5 letters, which stand for the 5 keys to success in your life, and in anything you decide to be, have, do and accomplish:  1.    GOALS:  You must know exactly what you desire to be, ... Read more

Business and Real Estate Innovation — U-Fix-It Automotive

Regal Properties’ principals have teamed up to establish and open one of San Diego County’s most innovative new businesses – which, coincidentally, includes an interesting real estate investment opportunity. U-Fix-It Automotive has instantly become the premier provider of automobile repair facilities, tools, parts, and services for Do-It-Yourself car owners, enthusiasts and mechanics. Located at 2420 Industry Street in Oceanside, California, the shop offers everything for the shade-tree mechanic, including service bays, car lifts, air compressors, ... Read more

Regal Properties Ventures 88 More Lots for Projected 71% IRR

On the heels of closing a JV for 93 lots in Bakersfield, Regal Properties, and its affiliate, Capital Real Estate Solutions LLC (“CRES”), co-invested with a capital partner to acquire 88 more paper lots for detached, single family homes in Bakersfield, California. CRES entered into a joint venture with the same “Builder of the Year,” who again agreed to match its capital investment to develop the homes. After this initial funding from CRES and the ... Read more

Regal Properties Continues to Invest in People and Property

Regal Properties continues to invest in people and property by recently contributing to and supporting NoSilenceNoViolence, a non-profit organization providing education, training, and resources relating to domestic violence. Read more

Retail Net Leased Cap Rates Plunge to Historic Lows

The cap rate for single tenant, net-leased retail properties in the USA plunged to a record low of 6.5 percent in the second quarter, as reported by Shopping Centers Today this month. Retail assets remain the most desired net-leased property type, as evidenced by the cap rate premium of 127-147 basis points compared to office and industrial sectors, respectively, according to the report.  The passive nature of net retail leases has generated historically higher demand ... Read more

“If you want PEACE, work for JUSTICE.”

During the social turmoil of the late 1960s, and the movement for peace at home and abroad, Pope Paul VI said "If you want peace, work for justice." The same holds true today. If we work for justice by feeding the hungry, paying a living wage, making clothing, shelter and healthcare reasonably available to all, ministering to prisoners, caring for the elderly and infirm, speaking with love and empathy, offering counsel and comfort, providing affordable education, ... Read more

Regal Properties JVs 93 Residential Lots in Bakersfield

Regal Properties, and its affiliate, Capital Real Estate Solutions LLC (“CRES”), co-invested with an existing capital partner to acquire from a bank 93 paper lots for detached, single family homes in Bakersfield, California. The lots were scheduled for foreclosure by the bank, so the deal required all cash and a quick closing by June 27, 2014. Prior to the closing, CRES entered into a joint venture with a prominent local builder, who agreed to ... Read more

Recession Amendments to California’s Anti-Deficiency Laws

During the recent recession, California’s legislature has amended the real estate anti-deficiency laws in the Code of Civil Procedure in three important ways: No Deficiency Judgment for Approved Short Sales: SB 931 added subsection "e" to CCP Section 580, which prohibited any first lender who approved a short sale from obtaining a deficiency judgment against the seller.  Subsequently, the enactment of SB 458 provided that any home mortgage lenders who approved short sale transactions, which ... Read more

Central Valley Development Opportunities

Regal Properties, and its affiliate, Capital Real Estate Solutions LLC (“CRES”), desire to align with one or more capital partners for the purpose of acquiring completed, partially completed, and in-fill, entitled, detached, single-family home subdivisions. Our team has a unique ability to find and acquire attractive land opportunities. After acquiring from a local bank a small completed subdivision in Kerman (suburb of Fresno), we began exploring the Central Valley market more thoroughly. We strongly believe the ... Read more

House the Homeless to Save Money

  A recent University of North Carolina study demonstrated that providing the homeless with a place of residence actually saves taxpayer money due to substantially decreased health care and criminal justice system expenses. The study tracked a homeless group for one year before entering that group into an apartment facility, and then for one year afterwards.  Total hospital bills plummeted from $2.5 million in the first year to $760,000 in the latter, while the ... Read more
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