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laurieretired, Home Owner in Clearwater, FL
laurieretired answered:
How many parking spaces come with each condo?
Generally just one, but maybe the more expensive units west of Belcher have two?
Usually lots of visitor spaces for friends and family visits.
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laurieretired, Home Owner in Clearwater, FL
laurieretired answered:
New owners must attend an interview with TOTW. Is that to set you up with the rules and regs of the community? What does it involve?
You are correct in your assumptions.
Very informal, formal meeting with the company lawyer, a family member, very knowledgeable and friendly.
Rules and terms explained and documents ... more
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laurieretired, Home Owner in Clearwater, FL
laurieretired answered:
below are for On Top of the World locational questions - Regards 1. fee simple and 2. adult children questions
1. Fee simple? monthly maintenance fee dependant on size of unit; runs from $250 to $350 / month.

2. 55 plus, adult only complex, no children, any age, only family members (which can ... more
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jennymyers82, Renter in Clearwater, FL
jennymyers82 answered:
How many buildings in "On Top Of The World"?
There are 60 + plus buildings at OTOW. There are 1 storey, 2 storey and 3 storey. There are 1 bed/1bath, 2 bed/1bath, 2 bed/2 bath and I think there are some with 3 bedrooms. I ha ... more
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Juan Andrica…, Real Estate Pro in Baton Rouge, LA
Juan Andricain answered:
I will be paying cash/no mortgage involved for a condo at OTOW. Seller informed me I must do a wire transfer of funds.
The seller likely really wants certified funds for the closing. Ask the if they would accept a cashiers check from your bank. You should be able to get one for free or for less than $10 ... more
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tgarner2, Home Buyer in Clearwater, FL
tgarner2 answered:
Is golf available and included if it is?
There are two golf courses; an 18 and a 9 hole course. There is no green fees charged to resident/owners; it's not free though, The monthly maintenance fee covers the green fees. Gue ... more
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Stephanie Le…, Real Estate Pro in Miami Lakes, FL
Stephanie Leon answered:
Hi, If my siblings and I purchased a unit and moved our parents in what would they be considered? They would live rent free.
They would be consider an occupant of the property. If you place them on the title/deed then they would have ownership interest.

You can also title/deed the property to you and you ... more
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Chris O'Conn…, Real Estate Pro in Clearwater, FL
Chris O'Connor answered:
Does the 35% down rule still apply when buying a unit in On Top Of The World?
Yes, this 35% rule still applies. It frustrates me to no end. On Top of the World has MANY obstacles that make buying and selling very difficult.

1. 55+ community - so obviously this ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue May 13, 2014 Home Buying in On Top Of The World
Ellen Anders…, Home Buyer in Clearwater, FL
Ellen Andersen answered:
do any owners rent?
Yes, Tina my husband & I own a condo in OTOW that we rent. Condos that are unfurnished have to be rented on a yearly basis and furnished ones have to be rented for a minimum of 6months.
1 vote Share Flag Wed Apr 23, 2014 Home Buying in On Top Of The World
Annette  Law…, Real Estate Pro in Palm Harbor, FL
Annette Lawrence answered:
in 1985, how much, on average, did the original owner of a condo at OTOW pay for a 2 bed, 2 bath unit:
Online records will not extend to 1985.
It is likely you are engaged in estate settlement issues.
The information, of course can be found, but will require some research.
Let's chat ... more
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WF Culkar, Real Estate Pro in Clearwater, FL
WF Culkar answered:
What is the difference, or advantage/disadvantage, to a "fee simple building" and "lease hold estate deed"?
Hello donk258, in a leasehold community/building there is a fee paid by the association to lease the land from the owners. In a fee simple community/building, the land & building is own ... more
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WF Culkar, Real Estate Pro in Clearwater, FL
WF Culkar answered:
2000 WORLD PARKWAY APT 7 WAS THIS APT EVER SOLD RECENTLY
Hello jlit49, The last recorded sale of 2000 World Parkway #7 was in June of 2011. What more information may I provide? Please contact me directly!

W.F. (Willy) Culkar, Realtor®
w ... more
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Debra Bonomo, Real Estate Pro in Clearwater, FL
Debra Bonomo answered:
wHAT ARE THE MONTHLY FEES FOR A 1400 SQ.FOOT CONDO IN OTOTW?
Good Morning & Good question. Both answer are right. There is no more that than a $50 dollar difference. The condos range from 735 sf to 2200 sf. As an example the most common sf in ... more
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WF Culkar, Real Estate Pro in Clearwater, FL
WF Culkar answered:
I see condos for sale with vast improvements that were just sold a few months back and around the same price, why is this?
Not sure, Pat H. Can you be more specific? Please reply directly.

W.F. (Willy) Culkar, Realtor®
wfculkar@realtor.com
727-420-7136C
727-781-1314F

Charles Rutenberg Realty "Th ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Dec 19, 2013 Home Buying in On Top Of The World
WF Culkar, Real Estate Pro in Clearwater, FL
WF Culkar answered:
What is the current average price for a ground floor end unit of 1400 sq. ft. that needs updating?
Hello bje8785, Do you mean the average list price or sale price? Are you considering a purchase or sale? There are currently four (4) ground floor units for sale, of which two (2) are e ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Dec 11, 2013 Home Buying in On Top Of The World
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