Company started by Miami-Dade candidate trying to evict family during COVID emergency

In June, a real estate company formed by Miami-Dade County Commission candidate Kionne McGhee asked a judge to evict a Homestead family months behind in its rent, and argued the case shouldn’t be covered by a statewide moratorium on most evictions during the COVID-19 pandemic.


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“I’m a father of five with nowhere to go,” William Collier wrote on lined notebook paper in a July letter to Judge Lawrence King, who granted the eviction order on Sept. 23. “I…lost my job and was unable to pay and the owner is tryna find any reason to put us out instead of helping us.”

Collier and his family remain in the single-story house off Twelfth Avenue on the western edge of Homestead, temporarily shielded by local and federal protections against residential evictions. McGhee, a lawyer and the outgoing Democratic leader of the Florida House, noted the eviction action won’t result in

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9 Pro Tips To Get Started In Property Investment

1. Know Your Budget

Before taking a plunge into property investing, it is essential that you have an in-depth understanding of your cash flow. Plus, ask your bank for the pre-approval of your investment loan so that you know how much you can borrow prior you hunt your properties.

2. Don’t Skip Ongoing Costs

Ensure that you have sufficient budget for the insurance, rates, and general repairs. When you have bought your perfect investment property, know what you can do to stop costly maintenance problems like as replacement of old taps.

3. Purchase In the Growth Area

Pick an investment property in the areas where there is strong demand for the rental accommodation. So, purchasing an asset to transport, schools or universities will make it more alluring to the renters.

4. Be Practical About your Investment Goals

If you are hunting for the long-term property for fast capital growth, then … Read More