Who pays? St. Pete (FL) condo resident saddled with pricey retrofit from previous owners

In June, Howard Dowling Jones thought he bought his dream condo for $520,000 at Signature Place in St. Petersburg.  However, the a 61-year-old osteopathic physician never expected to be left with a bill for $18,746 after closing on the property at the much-maligned 36-story building downtown.   Read the article…………