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Date of Issue: May 18, 2006

The Islander Classifieds: Wednesday, May 10 2006


FOUR-DOOR GLASS cooler, $2,000. Two-door stainless-steel cooler, $ 1,500. (941) 778-4441.

TRASH COMPACTOR, SEARS upright freezer and 65-inch Mitsubishi HDTV. (941) 778-0073.

OAK CHINA CABINET: 70x43-inch. Good condition, $85. Toscany decanter and five wine glasses, $25. (941) 778-0523.

TANNING BED, new bulbs, $800. Call Paige, (941) 798-3448.

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

FREE DELIVERY to your home or condo: Shrimp, crabs, native fish. Prompt delivery to your door. Call James Lee, (941) 795-1112 or 704-8421.

LONGBOAT KEY HISTORY “From Calusas to Condominiums” by Ralph B. Hunter. Signed copies available at The Islander, 5404 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. (941) 778-7978.


KARATE ON THE Island: Ages four through adult. Call (941) 807-1734 or

BUTTERFLY PARK BENEFIT: Purchase a personalized brick in the Anna Maria Island Butterfly Park. Two lines, $40. Three lines, $50. Forms at The Islander or call (941) 518-4431 for more information.

FREE GUN LOCK. Yes, free. Just for the asking. Courtesy of the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission. Free at The Islander newspaper office, 5404 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Don’t be sorry, be safe.

GUARDIAN AD LITEM volunteers needed: A guardian ad litem is a trained volunteer appointed by the court to represent and advocate for the best interest of children who have been abused, abandoned or neglected. Make a positive impact! Call (941) 744-9473 or visit


ROSER THRIFT SHOP: Open 9:30-2 Tuesdays and Thursdays. 9-noon on Saturdays. Always clearance racks. 511 Pine Ave., Anna Maria. (941) 779-2733.

MOVING SALE: 7am-4pm Friday and Saturday, May 12-13. China cabinet, furniture and more. 112 Ninth St. N., Bradenton Beach.

GARAGE SALE: 4-7pm Thursday, May 11, and 10am-7pm Friday, May 12. (941) 778-0290 or (314) 650-7557. 106 Los Cedros. Anna Maria, off Pine Avenue.

GARAGE SALE: MOVING. 9am-noon Saturday, May 13. Household goods, clothes, small appliances. 219 Periwinkle Plaza, Anna Maria.

YARD SALE: 7-11am Saturday, May 13. Furniture, household, and more. 5602 Carissa St., Holmes Beach.

SALE: NIKI’S GIFTS, Antiques, Jewelry. All sterling jewelry 50-70 percent off. Two white and one maple highboy chest 50 percent off. Lane blanket chest 50 percent off. Collector spoons, salt-and-pepper sets, cows 60 percent off. Select art, vintage jewelry, antiques, stemware 40-60 percent off. Open seven days, 9:30am-5pm. (941) 779-0729. 5351 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach.


FOUND: MALE BEAGLE, neutered. Found on Beach Avenue, Anna Maria Island, on Sunday, April 30.Please call, (941) 962-9555.


FOSTER 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.



1985 32-FOOT WELLCRAFT St. Tropez. 100 hours, new rebuilt 260-hp twin engines, new canvas, fully equipped, turnkey. Moored locally. $39,500. (941) 795-1587.

FOR SALE: 1993 Johnson 200-hp outboard motor. Low hours, runs great. $2,500 or best offer. (941) 778-6170.

12-FOOT FIBERGLASS flat-bottom boat. Great condition, livewell, wired for trolling motor. $600 or best offer. George, (312) 321-7501.

2001 BOSTON WHALER Outrage. 26-foot center console, twin 225-hp Mercury Opti-max, full electronics, low hours, full cover. $55,900. (941) 713-5900.


LET’S GO FISHING! Call Capt. Mike Heistand on the charter boat “Magic.” Full or half day backwater and near shore fishing. USCG licensed. Ice, bait, tackle provided. (941) 723-1107.


SPENCER’S SKIM SCHOOL for beginners and intermediates. Free skimboard use with lessons. $10 per half-hour lesson, three lessons recommended. Local teen, team competitor. Call (941) 778-0944.

BABYSITTER: Responsible 10th-grader, great with kids, first-aid certified. Charlotte, (941) 756 5496.

BABYSITTER, PETSITTER, dog walker: First-aid certified, 13-year-old, eighth-grader, female, great with kids and animals. Call Kendall, (941) 779-9783.

NEED A BABYSITTER? Call Felicia, (941) 761-1569. Red Cross certified.

ENSURE YOUR CHILD’S safety while you relax. Call Gemma, (941) 447-9657. Responsible, reliable and experienced 10th-grader with a love for children. Red Cross babysitting and first-aid certifications.

DOG WALKER, PET sitter, child sitter and odd jobs. Tenth-grader, available after school and weekends. Zach, (941) 779-9783.

RED CROSS first-aid certified babysitter certified. Call Alex, (941) 778-5352.


PART-TIME HELP wanted for small resort motel on Anna Maria. Call evenings, (941) 778-4206.

SING! IF YOU can carry a tune and would help lead a singing congregation, please join with Gloria Dei Lutheran’s choir on Sundays at 9:45am. Two miles north of Manatee Bridge on Anna Maria Island. (941) 778-1813.

BUSY ACCOUNTING FIRM seeks full-time bookkeeper to assist with accounts, daily record keeping, payroll. QuickBooks and Excel expertise a must. Call Jamie, (941) 748-2683.

PART-TIME YEAR-round for Island gift shop. Nights and weekends available, retirees welcome. Benefits available. (941) 778-2943.

HIRING SERVERS: GULFSIDE Grill, Bradenton Beach. All shifts. Ask for Lina, (941) 779-0313.

SEEKING PIANO PLAYER evenings for Ooh La La! Bistro. Music range from classical to jazz. Call Chef Damon, (941) 778-5320.

NOW HIRING ALL positions. Rotten hours, rotten pay. Apply at Rotten Ralph’s Waterfront Restaurant, 902 S. Bay Blvd., Anna Maria, or call (941) 778-3953.


CLEANING BUSINESS FOR sale. Established for 13 years. Income projection, $60,000 to $90,000/year. Please call (941) 773-5808 or (941) 778-8426.

BEACHFRONT RESTAURANT: THRIVING business, building with additional income, beer and wine, $1,690,000; Seafood restaurant/market, 35 seats, two outdoor tables, beer and wine, good lease in Holmes Beach, $94,900; Breakfast/lunch turnkey restaurant in busy Bradenton plaza, Beer and wine, $79,990; Pizzeria; takeout and delivery, 23 seats, beer and wine license, Main Manatee road. $99,000; Bait and tackle, profitable, Great Cortez location, motivated seller, $75,000. Confidentiality agreement required for details. Longview Realty, (941) 383-6112. For more great business and realty buys:



MAN WITH SHOVEL: Plantings, natives, patio gardens, trimming, cleanups, edging, maintenance. Hard-working and responsible. Excellent references. Edward (941) 778-3222.

LET US DRIVE YOU! Shopping, medical appointments, airports, cruise ports. Flat rates. Sunshine Car Service. Serving the Islands. (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 for great results, wash away mildew, dirt, salt. Thorough, reasonable, reliable. Free estimates, licensed, insured. (941) 778-0944.

CONNECT-ICON Your local computer specialist. Experienced certified technician for communication electronics offers wireless and cable networks, upgrades, maintenance, repairs, tutoring and training. Call Robert, (941) 778-3620.

ROOFING REPAIRS and replacements. Remodeling, repairs, additions, screen rooms, kitchens, baths. Free estimates. License #CGC061519, #CCC057977, #PE0020374. Insured. Accepting MasterCard/Visa. (941) 720-0794.

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

CALL DAN’S RESCREEN for your free estimate today. Affordable rates, quality work guaranteed. Pool cages, lanais, windows, doors. Call (941) 713-5333.

APPLIANCE & AC DOCTORS: We repair air conditioners, refrigerator, washer/dryer, oven, garbage disposal, other household items. Honest, dependable. 20-plus years experience. (941) 650-9293.

MR. BILL’S HOME REPAIR/maintenance service. Over 30 years experience, self-employed in construction trades. “I’m handy to have around.” (941) 778-4561.

CUCCIO TILE: Many Island references. Free estimates. Licensed and insured. (941) 730-2137.

AAA WIFE and HUSBAND cleaning your house and windows with confidence. Good references, reasonable rates. Licensed and insured. (941) 812-0499.

FREE HOUSESITTING: RETIRED Christian couple. Bondable, with much experience available anytime. References furnished. (770) 832-7319.

CLEANING COUPLE: A few open slots for offices, condos, houses, etc. We also do errands and hurricane checks. Honest and dependable. (941) 448-7119.

PRICE BUSTERS ISLAND cleaning and errand service. No job too small. All houses and yard work, also trash removal and personal shopping. Call between 8am-6pm for more details. (941) 592-2353.

TUTOR: GRADES ONE through six. Specializing in math and reading. Middle school reading and science. Call Sandy Brousseau, (941) 778-4087.

I DON’T CUT corners, I clean corners. For professional, friendly, reliable cleaning service, call Chamberlain Professional Cleaning, (941) 778-7770, leave message.

MUSIC LESSONS! Flute, saxophone, clarinet. Beginning to advanced. Contact Koko Ray, (941) 758-0395.

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.

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


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. Monthly and quarterly accounts available. If it is broken, we can fix it. Call (941) 778-2581.

CLOUD 9 LANDSCAPING: Top quality lawn and landscape maintenance. Now accepting new accounts at great rates. Please call (941) 778-2335 or 284-1568.

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


PROFESSIONAL LANDSCAPE DESIGN and installation. Huge selection of plants, shrubs and trees. Irrigation. Everything Under the Sun Garden Centre, 5704 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. (941) 778-4441.

SHELL DELIVERED and spread. $42/yard. Hauling: all kinds of gravel, mulch, top soil with free estimates. Call Larry at (941) 795-7775, “shell phone” (941) 720-0770.

KARAZ LANDSCAPE Lawn Service. Mulch, clean-ups, power washing, tree trimming and more. City of Anna Maria resident. Cell (941) 448-3857.

NATURE’S DESIGN LANDSCAPING. Design and installation. Tropical landscape specialist. Residential and commercial. 30-years experience. (941) 729-9381.

STRAIGHT SHOT LANDSCAPE: Installs, cleanups, shell, rock, palms, aquascapes, tree work. Truck for hire, move anything. Shark Mark (941) 727-5066.


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

JOE UNGVARSKY CONSTRUCTION Remodeling contractors. In-house plan designs. State licensed and insured. Many Island references. (941) 778-2993. License #CRC 035261.

INTERIOR AND EXTERIOR PAINTING free estimates. 35-year Island resident. Call Jim Bickal at (941) 778-1730.

CHRISTIE’S PLUMBING Island and off-Island service since 1975. Repairs and new construction. Free estimates, no overtime charges. Now certifying back flow at water meters. (FL#RF0038118) (941) 778-3924 or 778-4461.

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

ROOFING REPAIRS and replacements. Remodeling, repairs, additions, screen rooms, kitchens, baths. Free estimates. License #CGC061519, #CCC057977, #PE0020374. Insured. Accepting MasterCard/Visa. (941) 720-0794.

CUSTOM RENOVATION/RESTORATION expert. All phases of carpentry, repairs and painting. Thirty years experience. Insured. Meticulous, clean, sober and prompt. Paul Beauregard, (941) 779-2294.

KEN & TINA DBA Griffin’s Home Improvements Inc. Handyman, fine woodwork, countertops, cabinets and shutters. Insured and licensed, (941) 748-4711.

TILE, CARPET, LAMINATE supplied and installed. Why pay retail? Island resident, many references. Free estimates, prompt service. Steve Allen Floor Coverings. (941) 792-1367, or 726-1802.

JERRY’S HOME REPAIR: Carpentry work, handyman, light plumbing, electrical, light hauling, pressure washing and tree trimming. Call (941) 778-6170 or 447-2198.

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.

THIRTY-SIX YEARS craftsman experience. Interior, exterior, doors, stairs, windows and trim. Pressure wash. Driveway paint. Dan Michael, master carpenter. Call 518-3316 or 778-6898.

CARL V. JOHNSON JR. Inc. building contractor. New homes, additions, renovations. Quality work and fair prices. Lic#RR0066450. Call (941) 795-1947.

HANDYMAN SERVICE: Winton’s Home-Buddy Inc. Retired banker, Island resident, converting life-long hobby to business. Call (941) 705-0275 for free estimates.

SCOTT W. BROOKS LLC: Home repair, painting, carpentry, tile. Island resident, Island references. (941) 720-4873.


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

SEASONAL RENTAL: Holmes Beach, 4BR (two master suites)/3BA, house on canal. Two minutes to beach. Heated pool, dock, cable TV, washer/dryer, garage, designer furnished with tropical yard setting. One of the finest rentals on Island. $1,600/weekly. Call (941) 713-0034 or e-mail:

GULFFRONT CONDOS: 3BR/2BA, 2BR/2BA, 1BR/1BA with breathtaking sunsets. Pools, Jacuzzi, walk to shops and restaurants. Available weekly, monthly, seasonal. (901) 301-8299 or e-mail

WEEKLY RENTALS: Alecassandra villa, 1BR/1BA, $700/week; Island duplex, 2BR, $800/week; Gulffront cottage, 2BR, $1,000/week; Bradenton Beach Club, 2BR/2BA, $1,400/week. Please call Kim Fisher, Wagner Realty, (941) 778-2246.

VACATION RENTALS: 2BR apartments across from beautiful beach, $375 to $500/week. Winter and spring dates available. Almost Beach Apartments, (941) 778-2374.

ANNUAL 3BR/2BA: Holmes Beach. Steps to beach, clean duplex-$1,100/month. (941) 725-0578 or (941) 794-2912.

BRADENTON BEACH: NEWLY remodeled1BR/1BA suite with full kitchen, fully furnished, one block from Bridge Street, three minute walk to beach. Sleeps four only. No pets. Now taking reservations for summer. Available weekly, monthly or seasonal. (941) 776-3696, or e-mail

HOUSE FOR RENT: Unfurnished 3BR/2BA, lanai and porch, pool, hot tub, privacy fenced yard, fireplace. Close to beach. Call (941) 773-0248.

MONTHLY RENTAL: 2BR/2BA with den. Furnished condo on canal. West Bradenton. Five minutes to beaches. $2,100/month. June through November 2006. (708) 532-2149.

COZY EXPANDED MOBILE home in 55-plus resort. bayside, furnished, parking, walk to beach/trolley. $800/month, annual. $1,400/month, seasonal. (518) 473-1169 or

SANDPIPER 55-PLUS: Furnished 2BR/1BA bright, cozy mobile home. Large kitchen, wood deck, nice location. $625 monthly. (941) 779-0556.

SEASONAL DUPLEX: 2BR/2BA with laundry. Three-minute stroll to Gulf, north end of Island. $2,200/month, three-month minimum. (813) 949-6891.

ANNUAL OR SEASONAL: New home, 55-plus park, across from beach, turnkey furnished, 2BR/2BA, central air conditioning, heat, washer and dryer, carport. $1,100/month, call for seasonal rate. (941) 778-4349.

HOUSE FOR RENT: North end, annual 3BR, spacious, clean, steps to beach, tranquil setting, $1,500/month. (941) 778-3006.

ANNUAL RENTAL: 3BR/3BA penthouse condo. Furnished, waterfront, pool, tennis. References required. $2,400/month. (941) 724-0026.

AVAILABLE JUNE 1: Private home for rent annually on water. 2BR/2BA, enclosed garage, beautiful view. Bradenton Beach. $1,300/month. By owner, (941) 778-6170.

ANNA MARIA GROUND-floor duplex, 200 feet to Rod & Reel Pier, fully furnished with all modern amenities, $800/month. (941) 387-8610.

HOLMES BEACH ANNUAL rental: 1BR/1BA, partially furnished, no pets. $750/month, plus deposit, utilities. (941) 538-8200.

ANNUAL 2BR/2BA elevated duplex with screened porch, deck, Mexican tile, covered parking, washer/dryer, yard care. Available now. $1,050/month. Call (941) 720-8746.

LIDO BEACH: STUDIO, 1and 2BR apartments. Delightful and modern with porch/lanai in garden setting. Across from beach, walking distance to St. Armands Circle. Eight minutes to Sarasota Main Street. Fully furnished, including full kitchen and laundry room. Call for special summer rates, (941) 383-2566.

MOBILE HOME for rent, new cozy 2BR/1BA, October-January, fully furnished with large deck. Sunny Shores. $1,000/month. Nonsmoker and not pets only. Call (815) 254-1864, (815) 210-6603.

ANNA MARIA GROUND-floor duplex, 200 feet to Rod & Reel Pier, fully furnished, all modern amenities. $800/month through November. (941) 387-8610.

LUXURY CONDO WEEKLY rental at La Casa Costiera on the Gulf, $2,500. 2BR/2.5BA, 2,000 sf. (866) 869-0824.

ANNUAL RENTAL UNFURNISHED, large 3BR with caged pool on canal in Holmes Beach. Month-to-month lease, $1,750. (941) 778-3006.

ANNUAL 3BR/2.5BA: Three porches, washer/dryer, pool. Island Real Estate, (941) 778-6066.

ANNUAL KEY ROYALE home: 2BR/2BA updated, pool, dock with lift. Island Real Estate, (941) 778-6066.

KEY ROYALE: 3BR/2BA house on canal with dock, all new inside, two-car garage, community pool/tennis, washer and dryer, fireplace, pets OK, $2,250/month. Westbay Pointe & Moorings, 2BR/2BA condo, second floor, water view, furnished or unfurnished, annual lease, $1,500/month. 72nd Street duplex, 2BR/2BA, second floor, loads of storage, garage, 360 yards to beach, no pets, $1,200/month. SunCoast Real Estate, (941) 779-0202.

BRADENTON BEACH ANNUAL rental: Ocean/beach view from yard. Single 2BR/1BA, washer/dryer, big back yard, pet OK. Clean house! Great neighborhood! $995/month. 2204 Ave. C. Also, small 1BR/1BA, $695/month. (216) 701-5334 or (216) 469-2857.

ANNUAL RENTAL IN Holmes Beach. One block to the Gulf. 2BR/1BA and a deck. Close to trolley stop and stores. Washer and dryer on premises. $1,100/month. Call (646) 842-0096 soon!

ANNUAL GROUND-LEVEL duplex: 2BR/1BA near community center, large yard, pet OK. Fridge, stove, screened lanai, washer and dryer hookup. $1,100/month. (905) 354-5950.

ANNUAL DUPLEX: Exceptional 2BR/2BA, Florida room, laundry, carport, $1,000/month. 2BR/1BA, laundry, carport, $900/month. 1BR/BA, $700/month. Dolores M. Baker Realty, (941) 778-7500.

CORTEZ COTTAGE: SPACIOUS 1BR. Furnished, laundry room, utilities included. Quiet area, walk to restaurants and beach. $900/month. (941) 794-5980. Corner of 125th and 45th.

BEAUTIFUL OFFICE SPACE: Second floor, approximately 1,200 sf., carpeted, great Gulf views, good parking. $700/month. (941) 778-4451.

THREE 1BR/1BA APARTMENTS: each under $800/month. Seven-month lease. One in Bradenton, two in Sarasota. Call Jackie, (941) 929-7165.

ANNUAL LEASE: 1BR/1BA, enclosed extra-large garage with extra storage, new floors and appliances. $900/month. (941) 761-4040. 2911 Ave. E, Holmes Beach.


PRECONSTRUCTION PRICES! Lakefront Hidden Lake condominiums, west Bradenton. Close to beach. Starting at $329,900. Call Cori Woods, (941) 761-0444.

WATERFRONT PROPERTY 2BR/2BA located on deep-water canal with large dock and views of Tampa Bay. Reduced $795,900. (941) 779-1512.

FOR SALE BY owner: Best value on the Island! 2BR/ 2BA, one-car garage, gourmet kitchen, new windows, updated baths and more. Two blocks from beach. $615,000. (941) 778-8677. 406 Bay Palms Drive, Holmes Beach..

3BR/2BA: One bedroom used as a den/office/playroom, enclosed lanai, tiled with carpeted bedrooms. 1,400 sf, county water/sewer, citrus trees, near Brentwood school in Sarasota. Reduced to $274,900. (941) 379-4196 or (941) 954-7474.

PERICO ISLAND: 1,170 sf, lovely 2BR2BA condo. Great water view/porch. Eat-in kitchen. Concrete built. $325,000. Agents welcome. (941) 792-7828.

CONDO UNIT DIRECTLY on Gulf. Call (504) 819-0867 or (504) 391-0324.

PALMA SOLA BAYFRONT HOME: Flamingo Cay. 1,500 sf 3BR/2BA, private dock and davits. Sailboat water. 130-plus feet of seawall. Room for a pool. Ready for remodel or build new. Incredible full bay views. $999,000. Mike Faber, (941) 504-6345. RE/MAX Gulfstream Realty.

$45,000 WILL BUY 566 sf of living space next to Bradenton Beach City pier. Excellent condition, very clean ,ready to move with all appliances plus washer and dryer, central air conditioning and heat plus in 2005. 20 feet Landau Bandit Pontoon boat and new 20-foot Continental trailer. Boat slips available to members of boating club and owners .Annual dues $50. This is a steal. Bill, (250) 769-7531 or (250) 215-1275.Three hours time difference at west coast.

JUST REDUCED! RUNAWAY Bay 2BR/2BA second-floor condo with great view of pond and fountain. Everything new in 2006, including: carpet, tile, furniture, pictures, paint, kitchen items, beds and more. All new bathrooms. Air conditioning has about a six-year warranty for new owner. $390,000. George, (847) 707-3859

BEACH: FOUR-BEDROOM duplex. $599,000 entire building! Beach level, no steps, block construction. Weekly incomes, high demand. Wide access, pool-size lot, partial ocean. Hurry! Janet at Realty Executive  Solutions. (941) 538-0233.

KEY ROYALE: Holmes Beach. Direct bayfront, gorgeous view of Skyway, 3BR/2.5BA, two-car garage, private dock. $2,500,000. North Point Harbor canalfront 4BR/3BA, five-car garage. Elevated with new lap pool/spa/waterfall, seawall and dock. $872,500. 2BR/2BA, two-car garage, renovated ranch with new seawall/dock/20,000-lb lift. $989,500. Both with community pool and tennis. Call Lynn Bankuty, Realtor, SunCoast Real Estate, (941) 737-1420.

C P R: (941) 794.1515. Sales, rentals, property management. Coastal Properties Realty.

FOR SALE BY OWNER: 2BR/2BA immaculate open-style ranch. Lagoon swimming pool in private botanical garden setting. 504 70th St., Holmes Beach. Must see. (941) 778-4256.

FOR SALE BY owner: Waterfront lot, 52x110 feet, zoned ROR. Pine Avenue. $695,000. (321) 783-1373.

LOT FOR SALE: 57.75x114 feet. Great location one block from Gulf beach. $569,000. 125 Neptune Lane, Holmes Beach. (941) 778-4246.

ANNA MARIA ISLAND Club: 2BR/2BA condo. Fully furnished and equipped. Best-kept condo complex on the Island. Beautiful beach, pool, hot tub, sauna and sunsets. No more left on the Island like this!$969,000. (317) 873-3307 for instructions on virtual tour.

ANNA MARIA LOT for sale by owner. 117 Willow Avenue, 50x110 (.1263 acre). Asking $500,000. (813) 837-6224.

LOT FOR SALE: One block to Gulf. 50x100 feet, cleared. $539,000. (941) 778-4036. 215 71st St., Holmes Beach.

REDUCED $128,000: BEACH duplex. 4Br/2Ba pool-size lot, partial ocean, exclusive area. Rare weekly income. $599,000. 205 71st St. (past beach Bistro on Gulf Drive.) Janet, (941) 538-033, Realty Executives Solutions.

HOLMES BEACH R2 LOT, 12,500 sf with duplex, two blocks to beach, $649,000. (941) 400-9346.

AS OF MAY 1, 2006, over 400 homes/condos/duplexes are for sale on Anna Maria Island, which proves nobody keeps a 30-year fixed rate loan! Don't be sold a front-end heavy loan product, take advantage of our new 1–percent-deferred payment A.R.M. Make the choice to pay the bank yours not theirs! Bobby, 1st Equity, (941) 744-6906.

REDUCED! Large Anna Maria lot, deep-water canal, no bridges, custom plans available. $650,000. Details at, or call (610) 247-9496.

ELEVATED DUPLEX: HOLMES Beach. 4BR total, concrete structure with enclosed downstairs. 3,300 sf total, easily convert to single-family. $549,000. (941) 807-5449.

REDUCED $128,000: BEACH duplex. 4BR/2BA pool-size lot, partial ocean, exclusive area. Rare weekly income. $599,000. 205 71st St. (Past beach Bistro on Gulf Drive.) Janet, (941) 538-0233. Realty Executives Solutions.

HUGE SWEEPING BAY views from 2BR/2BA bayside condo with deeded 35-foot deep-water dock and carport, pool, tennis. $559,000. (941) 807-5449.

ALMOST ISLAND HOME: Adorable 1BR/1BA. Brand new furnished, bay windows with water view. Hurricane Force-3 manufactured home. One mile from Anna Maria Island and one block from Intracoastal Waterway with new marina and boat ramp. Land owned. Home owner’s association optional. $175,000. (941) 224-6521.

$399,000: NOT IN flood zone! Four full bedrooms, 2BA, seven large rooms. Northwest gem! Steps from the bay. Seller motivated, no deed restrictions. Call seller to show, (941) 962-3570. 7912 Second Ave. West, Bradenton. (Take first left past Palma Sola Bay to 2nd Ave. W.)

TWO LONGBOAT KEY cottages for sale or trade for house in Tampa. Owner/broker, Vicky Groggin, (813) 478-0909.

1BR/1BA FIRST-FLOOR Gulffront condo at Coconuts Resort! $685,000. $34,000 yearly income. Please call, (502) 417-0044.

OPEN SATURDAY AND Sunday from 1-5pm. Only a few steps from beach; partial bay view. Totally renovated, furnished bright, 1BR/1BA Runaway Bay condo. 1801 Gulf Drive, unit 271, Bradenton Beach. By owner, (941) 778-8327.

VILLAGE GREEN VILLA: 2BR/2BA two-car garage. Completely updated. Open Sunday. Price reduced, motivated seller. (941) 448-8502, or (941) 761-2575. 6608 12th Ave. W., Bradenton.

PRICE REDUCED!! TWO bedroom, extra-large bathroom with Jacuzzi tub and huge kitchen, bay view and directly across from Gulf beach. Million-dollar views for only $199,900. Seller motivated! Make offer!! Call Jill Sullivan, (941) 232-9783. Keller Williams Realty.

FOR SALE: BRIGHT and clean, furnished 1BR/1BA condo on Cortez Road, near Bradenton Beach. $150,000. Call Jackie, (941) 929-7165, or (305) 807-2585.

WITH HOME PRICES dropping on average of $2,000 a week, REFI with a cash-out today! Take advantage of the equity in your home before it disappears with our select-a-payment 1 percent start payment. 1st Equity, Bobby (941) 744-6906. Anna Maria resident.


PICKWICK LAKE WATERFRONT development on a TVA lake, approximately 90 miles long in Northeast Mississippi. A small gated community with private 30-foot covered boat slips, pool and spa. There are only 13 undeveloped lots left. The lots are priced from $49,900 to $150,000, including boat slip. Property taxes range from $500-$1,500/year. Call Bailey at Bailey Williams Realty for more information. Office, (800) 748-9051. Cell (662) 415-7999 or Anna Maria, (941) 778-1356. You will be glad you called!

DAHLONEGA, GA.: 3.3 acres. Spacious 5BR/3BA brick ranch. Large sun porch, garage, carport, finished basement, storage galore. (770) 983-7322. $450,000.

MURPHY, N.C.: Aah, cool summers, mild winters, affordable homes and mountain cabins, land. Call for free brochure, (877) 837-2288. Exit Realty Mountain View Properties.

NORTH CAROLINA GATED lakefront community, 1.5 acres plus, 90 miles of shoreline. Never before offered with 20 percent pre-development discounts, 90 percent financing. Call (800) 709-5253.

LAKEFRONT AND LAKEVIEW properties nestled in the hills of Tennessee on the shores of pristine Norris Lake. Call Lakeside Realty at (423) 626-5820, or visit

WATERFRONT LAND SALE! Three acres dockable waterfront property, build up to three homes. Only $99,900! Ask about our investor package. Seven waterfront lots for only $79,900! Call toll-free (866) 770-5263, ext. 8.

COASTAL GEORGIA: Land for sale by owner. Private golf community designed by Fred Couples/Davis Love. Marina/tennis/pool/fitness. Jeckyll/St Simons Island. $119,900. Call (315) 529-1277.

BEAUTIFUL TEXAS LAND! 20 acres. Only eight miles east of Pecos and three miles north of I-20. Roads, references, surveyed. $13,500. $0 down, $135/month. No credit check! (800) 482-9259. Hurry! Limited quantity.

BANK FORECLOSURES! Homes from $10,000! 1-3 bedroom available! HUD, reposessions, REO, etc. These homes must sell! For listings, call (800) 425-1620 ext.4237.

PALM COAST REAL Estate: Lots/land, $15,000 and up. New homes, $240,000 and up. Condos, $350 and up. Harris Realty, (386) 586-0703. We offer a 1 percent buyer rebate incentive.

TENNESSEE: SWAN RIDGE Lake resort on Dale Hollow Lake, a private, gated community. Enjoy the best of both worlds. Lake-view and mountain-view homesites. (931) 243-4871.

ASHEVILLE, N.C., AREA home sites. Sneak preview of Phase II on now. Just 25 miles from Asheville. Over four miles of crystal clear riverfront. Incredible mountain views. Riverwalk, custom lodge, nature trails. Call (866) 292-5762.

NEW! ALABAMA WATERFRONT: Two hours to Atlanta and the coast. Waterfront community with incredible moss-draped hardwoods. Planned clubhouse, docks, and more. 1/2 to 3 acres from the $50s. Minutes to historic Eufaula. Call owner, (866) 882-1107.

TENNESSEE/KENTUCKY LAKEFRONT Private lakefront or view retreats. Rolling hills, mild climate. One to over 40-acre sites from $40,000. On the border 90 minutes to Nashville. Phase II selling now! Owner, (866) 339-4966.

TENNESSEE MOUNTAIN ACREAGE: Lakeside 1/2-to five-acre homesites nestled around a scenic lake. Direct lake access, boat ramp, pavilion and more. Gated, near Chattanooga. Ready for your mountain dream home! Call (866) 292-5769.

VIRGINIA MOUNTAINS: Five acres with frontage on very large pristine creek, very private, excellent fishing, canoeing, good access, near New River Trail State Park. $39,500. Owner, (866) 789-8535.

NEW, PRE-CONSTRUCTION golf community: coastal Georgia. Large lots with deep water, marsh, golf, nature views. Gated, golf, fitness center, tennis, trails, oak park, docks. $70s-$300,000. (877) 266-7376.

OWNER'S LIQUIDATION SALE by sealed bid. New homes and acreage homesites in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia. Sold "as is," 30-day close. Restrictive covenant community. Deadline May 27. For details, (800) 420-2278, or visit

WESTERN NEW MEXICO: Private 74-acre ranch, $129,990. Mountain views, trees, rolling hills, pastureland, wildlife, borders Bureau of Land Management. Picturesque homesite at 6,700-foot elevation. Horseback riding, hiking, hunting. Perfect family ranch, electricity. 100 percent financing. NALC, (866) 365-2825.

FLORIDA LAND BARGAINS. Opportunities to own your own farm, ranch, woodland or lakefront homestead. Old Florida at its best! Still affordable! Call (866) 352-2249, or


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