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Date of Issue: April 01, 2009

The Islander Classifieds: Wednesday, Apr. 1, 2009


RESTAURANT TABLES, CHAIRS: 8 30-inch square tables, 20 black wrought-iron high-back chairs with padded seats. Miscellaneous goods. Call 941-487-7487.

WEDDING DRESS FOR sale: Ivory with beaded bodice, cathedral train. Train pins in back to three pleated layers. Size 14. Professionally cleaned and preserved. $125 or best offer. 941-794-2312.

HUGE, DECORATIVE FRAMED mirrors: Several styles to choose from, sizes from 4 by 6 feet, to 5 by 8. $250-$400. 941-730-2606. 

ANTIQUE FURNITURE: Mahogany buffet, $350. Small antique burl-wood rocker, $200. 941-778-1102.

AERIAL PHOTOS of Anna Maria Island. View and purchase online:


TERRY HAYES, REALTOR. Global market, market connections. 941-302-3100.

THE ISLANDER WANTS your comments. Do you remember the first pro baseball game you attended? The first home run you belted out of the park? Share your baseball memories in words and photographs. E-mail reporter Lisa Neff at, and include a phone number and home town.

WANTED: FISHING GEAR: Anna Maria Privateers are collecting new or used, repairable fishing poles and reels, nets, tackle, buckets, etc. to give to children. Donate your gear at The Islander newspaper office, 5404 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach.

ISLAND ROCK SCHOOL at the Anna Maria Island Community Center. Guitar, bass, drums, flute, saxophone, clarinet, piano and vocals. Call Scott Achor, 941-778-1747, or Koko Ray Hansen, 941-758-0395. Rock on!

FREE GUN LOCK. Yes, free. Courtesy of the Project Childsafe, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission and Holmes Beach Police Department. Free at The Islander newspaper office, 5404 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Don't be sorry, be safe.

BUTTERFLY PARK BENEFIT: Purchase a personalized brick in the Anna Maria Island Butterfly Park. Two lines, $50. Three lines, $60. Forms at The Islander or call 941-518-4431 for more information.


ROSER THRIFT SHOP: Open 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday. 9 a.m.-noon Saturday. 511 Pine Ave., Anna Maria. 941-779-2733.

MINISTRY OF PRESENCE Inc. garage sale: 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, April 25, at Suncoast Schools Federal Credit Union on S.R. 70, first light east of I-75. We need your donations to help the orphaned children of Haiti. Spring-cleaning? Think of us. Call 941-822-2131, for pick up of your items. See you at the sale.

HUGE YARD SALES! 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday and Sunday April 4-5. 200 block Periwinkle Plaza, Anna Maria. 213 and 219, plus other homes, families participating. Everything from A-Z!

ANTIQUE AND ART Fair: 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, April 4-5. Treasures, antiques, art, jewelry, organic produce, exotic orchids, fun and funky stuff for all. For information, call 941-383-1901. 6828 Gulf of Mexico Drive, Longboat Key.

THREE-FAMILY GARAGE sale, 8 a.m. Saturday, April 4. Furniture, TVs, miscellaneous marine, books, clothes. Corner of Sixth Avenue and 34th Street, Holmes Beach.

ESTATE SALE: 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, April 4. 7807 54th Ct. E., Palmetto. Take 301 N. to Erie Road and turn north. Thousand Lakes subdivision. Fabulous estate sale. King bed set, J.E. Ekornes Norwegian swivel chairs, sofa, coffee table and chrome bistro set, Toshiba 62-inch theater wide HDTV, two leather sofas, Mitsubishi 72-inch HDTV, Samsung surround system, HP computer, 28 nicely framed limited edition prints, oak table and four chairs, lamps, small fridge, pine table and bench, computer desk, two patio sets, planters, power and yard tools, hand tools, dishes and kitchenware. Sales by Julie McClure. Pictures:

A SALE EVERYDAY at The Islander, 5404 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Miscellaneous office supplies, T-shirts, treasures.


FOUND: PRESCRIPTION GLASSES. Brown with polka dots. Found near Waterfront restaurant. Can be claimed at The Islander office, 5404 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach.

FOUND: DODGE CAR keys. Near 76th and Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach. Please claim at The Islander, 5404 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach.

LOST WOMAN’S WATCH on Beer Can Island, Monday, March 9. 941-920-1092.

LOST: MEN'S RING, white gold, grooved. 20 feet offshore near buoy, Club Bamboo. Reward! 513-633-6597.


TWO FREE ADORABLE rabbits with free cedar box and outdoor cage. Black dwarf and black and white Rex (velveteen). Good home only. 941-704-7437.

BEAUTIFUL CHOCOLATE-POINT Siamese female cat needs loving home. Seven years old, spayed. Call 941-776-3984.

PARENTS NEEDED for loving homes to foster puppies and kittens until they are old enough for adoption. All food and medical provided. Julie, 941-720-1411.

ADULT CATS in desperate need of loving homes. All are current on vaccines. All applicants screened. Please, call 941-922-0774.



BIMINI BAY SAILING: Small sailboat rentals and instruction.  Day. Week. Month.  Sunfish, Laser, Zuma and Precision 15. Call Brian at 941-685-1400.

FOR RENT: DEEP-WATER boat slip. North end, Anna Maria. Gulf access. 941-794-8877.



ISLAND TUTORING. Manatee High School sophomore Chris Perez tutors elementary or middle school children. Call 941-778-2979.

CALL ALEXANDRA, 15, for babysitting or odd-jobs. Red Cross certified in first aid and babysitting. 941-778-5352

ISLAND TEEN EXPERIENCED, and certified child care with Safe Sitter, CPR and Red Cross training, seven days a week. Maggie, 941-447-4632 or 941-778-8405.

CALL GUSSIE AT 941-778-7257 for babysitting. I have experience with kids of all ages.

NEED A BABYSITTER or pet sitter? Call Kendall! First-aid certified, great with kids and animals! Best on the Island! 941-779-9783.

NEED A BABYSITTER, pet sitter, house sitter or dog walker? Experienced. Red Cross certified in CPR for all ages. Call the twins, Kayla and Ariel Jennis, 941-778-1746.

TEEN WITH CHILD daycare experience and Red Cross certified in babysitting. Loves children. Call Katie, 941-778-1491 or 941-447-4057.

TRISH AND KIM babysitting service, house cleaning and pet sitting. Certified. Experienced. Call 941-538-8922 or 941-538-2081.

LAWN MOWING/DOG walking? Will walk dogs any day, mow lawns after 5 p.m. weekdays, after 11 a.m. weekends. 941-447-7092.

CALL ZACK, 13, for odd jobs. Will do anything you need done after school and Saturdays. 941-524-4143.

KIDS FOR HIRE ads are FREE for Island youths under 16 looking for work. Ads must be placed in person at The Islander newspaper office, 5404 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach.


WANTED: ISLAND RESORT in need of weekend office person. Saturdays 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sundays 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Call 941-778-2277, ask for Kelly.

PART-TIME SALES position. Must be available evenings and weekends. Six-hour shifts. Retirees welcome. Interviews April 3. 727-244-5906.

VOLUNTEER NEEDED: Anna Maria Island Chamber of Commerce is seeking volunteers to assist visitors four hours a day in a fast-paced environment. Must have good people skills, computer knowledge and know the Island. Call 941-779-9412.

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT: THE Anna Maria Island Chamber of Commerce is seeking a full-time employee for a position as an assistant to the president. Candidates must have good communication skills as well as excellent people skills and be able to work in a fast-paced environment. Computer skills must include but not be limited to Microsoft Office programs, Excel, Word and Publisher. Send resumes to 5313 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach FL 34217.

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED AT Tingley Library in Bradenton Beach. Information, 941-779-1208.


GREAT SITE: FORMER service station on strategic Longboat corner. Many business  uses possible: gas/convenience store, bank, restaurant, etc. Priced reduced to $999,000. Longview Realty, 941-383-6112.

RESTAURANT: PROFITABLE, BEAUTIFUL, long history in resort area. Beer/wine. Any good cuisine would work. Confidentiality agreement required. $180,000 plus inventory. Longview Realty, 941-383-6112.

COMMERCIAL OFFICES: FROM $250/month, includes utilities. Different sizes to fit your budget, from small office to 1,600 sf. Ideal for accounting, attorney or office away from home.  941-746-8666. 5382 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach.



LET US DRIVE YOU! Airports, cruise ports. Flat rates. Anna Maria Sunshine Car Service. 941-778-5476.

COMPUTER OBEDIENCE TRAINING. Is your computer misbehaving? Certified computer service and private lessons. Special $40/hour. Free advice. 941-545-7508.

ISLAND PRESSURE CLEANING, wash away mildew, dirt, salt. Thorough, reasonable, reliable. Free estimates, licensed, insured. 941-778-0944.

PROFESSIONAL I.T. SERVICES: Complete computer solutions for business and home. Installation, repair, upgrade, networking, Web services, wireless services. Richard Ardabell, network engineer, 941-778-5708, or cell 216-509-1945.

WILDLIFE REMOVAL and relocation: Problem solving for all animals, big and small. Call Joe, Westcoast Nuisance Wildlife Service, 941-778-3455, or cell 941-720-4152.

TOASTED COMPUTER SERVICES. Your home and business specialist. On-site service, virus/spyware, cleanup, system setup, upgrades, diagnosis and repair, internet/wireless networking, custom system design. 941-224-1069.

ISLAND COMPUTER GUY, 37 years experience. On-site PC repairs, upgrades, buying assistance and training. Call Bill, 941-778-2535.

PAINTING: INTERIOR/EXTERIOR, quality work, free estimates, 15 years experience. Call Dave, 941-812-6213.

TRANSPORT SERVICE: LET me drive you to the airport or anywhere in Florida. Flat rates. Reasonable. Call Mike, 941-567-6634.

GET A BID, then call Nick. Voted No.1 painter. 941-962-5131.

TOM’S TOTAL DOOR and Window Service: Repairs, replacements, inserts, frame changeout, handsets replaced, insulated glass replacement, screens, etc. 941-730-1399 or 941-722-7507.

FREE HOUSESITTER/PETSITTER, etc. Retired Christian couple available anytime. Excellent local, repeat references. 770-832-7319,

EXPERIENCED HOME COMPANION: Baths, exercise, meals, chauffer, clean, etc. 941-748-3247 or 941-713-7380.

DANNY’S IRRIGATION: NEW installs, valve tracking, pool pump repair, all your irrigation needs. Call 941-374-0352.

IMMUNE-BOOSTING MASSAGE: Relaxing, gentle, German method, 13 years experience. 941-720-8135. (MA 15752)

COMPUTER GOT YOU down? Got a virus? Need wireless, network setup? Web site? Need help? Call JC, 941-487-7487.

ISLAND MERMAIDS CLEANING and Co.: Oldest and best on Anna Maria! 34 years of happy customers. Mom-Watch, Pet-Watch, Storm-Check, windows, etc. Rentals our specialty. 941-792-1000.

NIKI’S NOOKS AND CRANNIES. I will do housekeeping, laundry, and errands or pet sitting for you. Cell: 941-592-8684.

DESIGNER FOR HIRE! All your graphic needs covered! Logos, brochures, brand identity. Web design: Flash, HTML and 3D. Call Jon at Smashcat Studios, 941-778-2824 or 941-545-0192.

BEACH SERVICE air conditioning, heat, refrigeration. Commercial and residential service, repair and/or replacement. Serving Manatee County and the Island since 1987. For dependable, honest and personalized service, call William Eller, 941-795-7411. CAC184228.

ANYONE CAN TAKE a picture. A professional creates a portrait. I want to be at your wedding! 941-778-2711.

NADIA'S EUROSAGE Relaxing, healing massage in the comfort of your home. Call today for an appointment, 941-795-0887. MA#0017550.

CHECK MY HOUSE! When you're away, we stay close to home. We provide full house checking services - when and what you need - to ensure your house is secure and cared for while you are away. Call 941-928-8735, or e-mail for details.

UPSCALE NAIL SALON: Nails on the Island. 30 years experience. Gift boutique, nail products, handbags, jewelry and sunglasses. 9908 Gulf Drive, Anna Maria. Call for an appointment. Now offering in-home pedicure services. 941-713-5244.

TILE AND MOSAIC custom installation, 20 years experience. References available. For a reasonable price, call Sebastian, 941-704-6719.

DO YOU WANT AN AWARD-WINNING WEB-SITE - Design, Redesign, Hosting: We're your first step to create your internet presence on the Web. Why trust anyone else, use The Islander, we're local, professional and experienced, including award-winning sites. Please e-mail for a FREE quote.


CONNIE'S LANDSCAPING INC. Residential and commercial. Full-service lawn maintenance, landscaping, cleanups, hauling and more! Insured. 941-778-5294.

ISLAND LAWN SPRINKLER service and repair. Your complete irrigation repair company. Call 941-778-2581.

TREES BY BREEZE Inc.: Custom landscapes, tree trimming, property maintenance. Insured. Since 1988. Chris, 941-778-2837.

ECONOMY TREE TRIMMING, hedges, mulching. Lowest prices starting at $15. 12-year Island resident. Cell 941-951-1833.

CLOUD 9 LANDSCAPING: Lawn maintenance, mulching, plantings, shell and more. Great maintenance rates. Fully insured and references. Please call 941-778-2335 or 941-284-1568.

TOTAL LAWN CARE, tree service. 25 years proactive service. Call Ron, “Shake & Bake”. 941-773-1357.

JR'S LANDSCAPING AND MAINTENANCE Lawns, native plants, mulching, trimming, hauling, cleanups. Island resident 25 years. Call 941-807-1015.


STRAIGHT SHOT LANDSCAPE. For all your landscape needs. Shell $45/yard. Call Shark Mark. 941-301-6067.

THE SWISS GARDENER: Full-service landscaping and property management. 15 years Island experience. Licensed and insured. Call Allen anytime. Cell 941-224-8569.

KARAZ LANDSCAPE LAWN service. Mulch, clean ups, power washing, tree trimming and more. Cell, 941-448-3857 or 941-779-0851.

LARRY’S BACK! SHELL delivered and spread. $45/yard. Hauling all kinds of gravel, mulch, top soil with free estimates. Call Larry at 941-795-7775, "shell phone" 941-720-0770.

GARY WOOD LAWN service. You call, we come. Free estimates, tree trimming, landscaping. Insured. 941-812-7273.

LANDSCAPE BOULDERS CHEAP! Various sizes, $10-$95. Delivery and placement available. Also free removal of your unwanted boulders. Plus we are a complete tree and stump service. Insured, experienced. Call Brad Frederick’s LLC today. 941-730-0001.


VAN-GO PAINTING residential/commercial, interior/exterior, pressure cleaning, wallpaper. Island references. Bill, 941-795-5100.

TILE -TILE -TILE. All variations of ceramic tile supplied and installed. Quality workmanship, prompt, reliable, many Island references. Call Neil, 941-726-3077.

CUSTOM REMODELING EXPERT. All phases of carpentry, repairs and painting. Insured. Meticulous, clean, sober and prompt. Paul Beauregard, 941-779-2294.

GRIFFIN'S HOME IMPROVEMENTS Inc. Handyman, fine woodwork, countertops, cabinets and shutters. Insured and licensed, 941-748-4711.

JERRY'S HOME REPAIR: Carpentry work, handyman, light plumbing, electrical, light hauling, pressure washing. Call 941-778-6170 or 447-2198.

PAINTING, WALL REPAIRS, carpentry and more. Island resident, very meticulous and reliable. I take pride in my work. For a free estimate, call Colin at 941-779-0120 or 941-376-0541.

SOUTHBAY HOME REPAIRS: If it's broken, stuck, loose, leaks, needs paint, etc. I'll fix it. Affordable quality work. 941-720-2906.

WINDOW SHADES, BLINDS, shutters and more. Lifetime warranty. Call Keith Barnett for a free in-home consultation. Island references, 15 years experience. 941-778-3526 or 730-0516.


RENTALS available weekly, monthly, seasonal. Wedebrock Real Estate Co., 941-778-6665 or 800-749-6665.

WEEKLY/MONTHLY/ANNUAL rentals: wide variety, changes daily. SunCoast Real Estate, 941-779-0202, or 1-800-732-6434.

ANNUAL BAYVIEW CONDO: Holmes Beach, 2BR/2BA, second floor. Old Florida Realty, Sharon, 941-778-3377 or 941-713-9096.

POOL HOME: VACATION rental. Eight minutes from the beaches in northwest Bradenton. Gorgeous 3BR/2BA, two-car garage, sleeps six, inclusive. Contact 941-794-1515. View at

2009-10 SEASON: BEAUTIFUL GROUND-level single-family home. Available now. 2BR/1BA or 3BR/2BA with living room, family room, washer/dryer and carport. Block to the beach in Anna Maria. 813-690-9762.

VACATION RENTALS: 3BR/2BA, lovely, private pool home near Palma Sola Causeway. $900/weekly. Discounts for longer stays. 3BR/3BA gorgeous pool home, Intracoastal Waterway, west Bradenton. $1,050 weekly., or 941-794-1515.

CHARMING MONTHLY/SEASONAL condo. Cross street to Holmes Beach. 2BR/2BA, washer, dryer. Two decks, heated pool. $2,400/month. 813-634-3790. Available March, April, May, 2009. 

CUTE OFFICE FOR RENT. 315 58th St., Holmes Beach. 941-794-8202.

ANNUAL: 1BR/1BA NEWLY renovated in quiet Bradenton Beach neighborhood. Close to beach and trolley stop, furnished or unfurnished. Available April 1. Call Liz at 941-778-2173 or 941-962-8844.

FOR RENT: 2BR/1BA, $850/month. 2919 Ave. E, Holmes Beach. Call 941-778-3455 or 941-720-4152.

RENTAL: 2BR/2BA WESTBAY Point and Moorings condo. Direct bayfront, spectacular views. 203-259-4769.

ANNUAL RENTAL: BRADENTON BEACH. Furnished 2BR/2BA condo, steps from beach. Unit is two levels above covered parking, washer and dryer in unit. Very nice unit, live at the beach. $1,000/month plus utilities. 813-245-0428.

FOR RENT: REMODELED 3BR/3BA canalfront home, fenced, pool, with heated spa, outdoor kitchen, boat lift and dock, two-car garage.  941-713-3214.

RENT FOR 2010 season: Hidden Lakes new luxury condo. 2BR/2BA, pool, sauna. garage. Seven minutes to beach. $3,200/month, less for longer. 941-778-9486.

NEW 2BR/2BA: 1,920 sf, two-car garage plus 1,000 sf of storage. Gated community with pool and tennis. One mile from beaches. $1,950/month. Call 941-792-0950.

ANNUAL 1BR/1BA DUPLEX: Bradenton Beach. Close to Gulf, clean, bright, quiet. First month rent and security. $700/month. No pets. Call evenings, 219-730-3156.

ANNUAL RENTAL: 3BR/3BA canal home on Key Royale. Large caged pool, garage. New kitchen and tile installed one year ago.  $1,950/month. 863-660-8366.

FURNISHED TWO BEDROOM condo for rent. Minimum three months. Beautiful location, Beach across street in front, Intracoastal Waterway in back. Fishing pier, clubhouse, heated pool, wonderful neighbors. 55 and older community. Available April. 813-927-1632 or 813-247-3178.

RENT TO OWN: Charming 2BR/1BA furnished condo, garage, in small complex, minutes from beach. Seller will entertain a lease-option with competitive terms with good credit. Call Rochelle Bowers, Mike Norman Realty, 941-778-6696, 800-367-1617 or 941-920-4533.

HOLMES BEACH: 2BR/2BA, ground floor, pool, quiet, tennis, DSL. Monthly: April-October, $1,500, November-December, $2,000. 931-636-2620.

2BR/2BA VILLA: Harbor Landing. Brand new. Elevator, tennis courts, pool, gym, gated community. 941-779-6753.

HOLMES BEACH SUNSET: 2BR/1BA furnished, washer and dryer. Available April-December, 2009, $550/week, $2,000/month or $1,500/month with year lease. Call 813 728-2590 or 813 294-3014.

WATERFRONT KEY WEST-STYLE with dock. Furnished, walk to beach. $1,700/month, $750/week. 941-794-5980.

WEEKLY/MONTHLY BEAN Point. Ground-floor 3BR/2.5BA, new appliances, tile, paint, washer and dryer. Available now. 201-327-8291.

ANNUAL 1BR UNFURNISHED apartment. Kitchen, bath. No pets. Holmes Beach. 941-778-7039.

ANNUAL BEACHFRONT RENTAL on Bean Point. Private beach access. 4BR/3BA. 404-433-2542.

ANNA MARIA VILLAGE 3BR/2BA fully furnished optional. Washer and dryer, steps to beach. Available May 1. $1,200/month. Call 941-737-9662.

VACATION RENTALS ACROSS from beach. Openings now. 2BR/1BA, $550/week. Almost Beach Apartments. 941-778-2374.

ANNUAL DUPLEX: 2BR/1BA near beach. Covered parking, utility room. $800/month plus utilities. No pets. 941-538-8200.

PERICO BAY CLUB: 3BR/2BA. Clean, bright end unit. $1,400/month. Call Jesse, 941-778-7244.

ANNUAL 3BR/2BA LUXURY ranch. Tropical paradise five miles from beach. Like new. Two-car garage, walk to schools. Long-term lease available. No pets. $1,600/month. 941-400-8547.

HOLMES BEACH: 2BR/1BA house, $1,095/month. 1BR/1BA apartment, $795/month. First, last and security deposit. Jill, 941-587-1456.

FOR RENT: ANNUAL. Recently renovated 2BR/2BA house in quiet neighborhood. All appliances upgraded. $1,400/month plus utilities. Phone 941-545-7109 or 941-795-1132.

ANNUAL: 1BR/1BA NORTH-end, ground-level, quiet. Available May 1. $850/month, all inclusive. 941-778-1310.

ANNUAL RENTALS: 1BR/1BA, tile floors, close to beach, $700/month. 1BR/1BA, Florida room, fireplace, washer and dryer hookup, $725/month. No pets. Dolores M. Baker Realty, 941-778-7500.

SEASONAL OR WEEKLY cottage-style rentals. 1BR/1BA or 2BR/1BA with pool. Walk to beach, shopping, restaurants. 941-778-3426. Web site


NORTH BEACH VILLAGE: 2BR/2.5BA townhouse. Large living room, pool, storm shutters, garage, storage. $399,000. 941-722-0640.

“DISTRESS” SALE: BANK foreclosures. Island and mainland properties. Free list with pictures.          

BEST PRICE IN all of Key Royale: An absolutely spectacular canal home, 4BR/2BA, two-car garage, split-plan, custom remodeled throughout. Deep sailboat water with new dock and lift, direct access to Tampa Bay and Gulf. Must see! Owner can hold second. Owner, 941-809-1522. See online at:

REVERSE HOME MORTGAGES: Call us for fax and free brochures. Richard and Alison Estrin, licensed mortgage brokers, Blondin Mortgage Company. 941-383-6112.

MOBILE HOME: 1BR/1BA. One mile from Anna Maria Island. You own the land. Not a co-op. No monthly fees. Steps to water. Great condition. Free boat ramp access. $79,000. 513-470-3851.

EXCEPTIONAL ISLAND VALUE: Bradenton Beach updated 1BR/1BA condo, turnkey furnished. Owner financing. Price reduced, $149,000. 941-962-8220.

BEACH CONDO. FIRST floor, beautifully updated, turnkey furnished, carport, pools, 2BR/1.5BA. Reduced! 55-plus, no pets. 941-761-1923.

BRIGHT AND INVITING 2BR/2BA waterfront home. Updated with new electrical, plumbing, HVAC, roof, cabinetry, granite, doors, windows, flooring. 90-foot canalfront with dock and boat lift. 527 77th St., Holmes Beach. Reduced, $659,900. Call owner/agent, 941-779-9093. RCB Properties, 941-753-9011.

RIVER PLACE: BEAUTIFUL updated, gated condo on Manatee River. 2BR/2BA with boat slip and 10,000-lb. lift, pool, tennis. Close to I-75, outlet mall. 515 Leffingwell Ave., Ellenton. Patty Chaffin, Wagner Realty, 941-720-3022.

HOLMES BEACH INVESTMENT property. 2BR/2BA pool home plus separate studio apartment on three buildable waterfront lots. Asking $995,000. Call Will Bouziane at Boyd Realty, 941-773-3757 or 941-750-8844.

VILLAGE GREEN VILLA: 2BR/2BA, office, 2,254 sf, completely updated, nicely furnished, two-car garage, beautiful condition. $225,000. 941-792-1809.

FOR SALE BY owner: Perico Island home. 3BR/2BA. Four years new. Heated pool. $325,000. 941-795-7951.

GORGEOUS SUNBOW BAY townhouse for sale. Offers in the region of $310,000! 5BR/2.5BA. Beautifully decorated with superb rental history. Tennis courts, two pools. This is a one time offer by the owners and will be sold to the highest bidder. Viewings by appointment anytime March 31-April 7. E-mail:, or call 01144 208-508-0332. 941-778-7169.

WANTED: WATER VIEW PROPERTY. Prefer Anna Maria Island. Up to $100,000.

VILLAGE GREEN VILLA: Priced for quick sale. "D" model. $129,900. Denise Langlois, Coldwell Banker, 941-725-4425.

2BR/2BA ISLAND HOME for sale. Owner interested in renting back, and/or consider financing. Negotiable or best offer. 2917 Ave. C, Holmes Beach. 941-778-5125.

PRICE REDUCED: DUPLEX on two deeded lots, both units 2BR/1.5BA, elevated, park under building. $520,000. Call Sherry Sasser at Sato Real Estate, 941-778-7200, or Ilona Kenrick, 941-713-3214. Owner: 941-730-2606.


MICHIGAN: SQUARE LOG house. 3-4BR/2BA, sleeps over 13. 100-foot frontage of sandy beach on 9,000-acre, all-sport Hubbard Lake, 2,000 sf of livable area. $549,000. Call 989-450-4842 or 941-778-0425.

VIRGINIA MOUNTAIN CABIN: Ready to move in! Great views! Near large stocked trout stream, private, two acres, only $159,500. Owner. 866-275-0442.

FORECLOSED HOME AUCTION: Florida statewide auction starts April 18. 1,000 homes must be sold! REDC. Free brochure, 800-756-2155.      

6/BR BANK FORECLOSURE!  $29,900! Only $238/month!  Five percent down, 20 years at 8 percent APR.  Buy 4BR, $326/month! For listings, 800-366-9783, ext. 5760. 

FINAL CLOSEOUT! GOLF lot bargains from $19,900 was $69,900. Golf and amenity package included! Developer closeout on remaining lots at championship 18-hole course in Blue Ridge Mountains, near Asheville, N.C. All infrastructure completed, build when ready. One lot per customer! Excellent financing. Call now, 866-334-3253, ext. 2192.

FLORIDA LAND BARGAINS! Two to 150 acres. From Sebring to Gainesville. $49,900 to $499,900. Tremendous land value below market prices. Financing. Call Jack at 800-242-1802.

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