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Date of Issue: May 11, 2006

The Islander Classifieds: Wednesday, May 3 2006


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

DINNERWARE: SERVICE for 12. Discontinued coral reef pattern. Excellent condition, fun Florida fish. $175. (941) 779-2307.

FOUR-PIECE WHITE bedroom set, $175. Beautiful knotty-pine wardrobe, cedar lined, $175. Lane cedar-lined blanket chest, $75. Two desks, $50 each. Maple eight-drawer highboy, $50. Gorgeous painted Lane blanket cedar chest, $175. Floor lamps, $35 each; floor shell lamp, $45; table with leaf, $20; desk chair, $10. Service for six Nippon China, $65; service for 12 Noritake china, $95. Crystal lamp, $15; pictures $10-$35; ginger jar and vase, $18. (941) 778-4451.

AIR CONDITIONING AND heat combo unit: never used, $400-plus new, with window sleeve, 220-volt single phase. Asking $250. Call Gary, (941) 779-1860.

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: 8am-1pm Saturday, May 6. Furniture, stereo, household items, small appliances. 7400 Holmes Blvd., Holmes Beach.

ONE-DAY MOVING sale: 9am-5pm Saturday, May 6. 600 Manatee Ave., #208. Westbay Cove.

BIG SALE: NIKI’S Gifts, Antiques, Jewelry. Jane’s gone crazy, mark it down! Crystal sets, stemware 60 percent off. Three Dali framed prints 60 percent off, collector’s spoons, salt and pepper sets, depression glass 60 percent off. All sterling jewelry 50-70 percent off. Select oil paintings, gifts, antiques, books, vintage jewelry, Mikael fish watercolors, 50-80 percent off. Open seven days, 9:30am-5pm. (941) 779-0729. 5351 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach.

BUDGET BOX THRIFT Shop: Mon.-Fri. 10am-4pm, Sat. 10am-2PM. Sales. Closing May 27. Reopening after Labor Day. 401 42nd St W, Bradenton.

FABULOUS MOVING SALE! 11am-7:00pm Saturday, May 6. Craft supplies, Christmas decorations, furniture, jewelry, new store inventory, dishes, much more. 208-1/2 Pine Ave., Anna Maria.


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.

LOVABLE 3-YEAR old male cat to good indoor home. Orange and white, short hair. Neutered, declawed, clean, shots. Call (941) 778-7845.

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

REGULAR AND SHORT-HAIRED kitties for adoption. Spayed, neutered, rabies shots, litter-trained, kid-compatible. $25 fee. Debbie Scott, (941) 807-6570. May 3-June 27.



WANTED TO BUY: Deeded boat slip on Anna Maria Island, deep or shallow. Please call, (941) 778-2581.

28-FOOT REGAL LSR-2001: Only 160 hours, like new! Great day cruiser/party boat, even has a head! Always kept on a lift, new custom mooring cover and much, much more. $43,000. Call Pam or Phil at (941) 778-8281 or (941) 704-7445.

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.

2003 TRIUMPH 19-FOOT Bay boat. Center console with T-top.  Four Stroke Yamaha 115-hp with 165 hours. Loaded with options, storage, cooler, rod holders, casting decks. Excellent condition with recent bottom paint. $12,995. Call (941) 224-5015.

17-FOOT MAKO: 1990 with 100-hp Yamaha four-stroke, 160 hours. $7,000, leave message. (941) 792-7979


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.

POSITION AVAILABLE FOR person with minimum one-year experience using RNS vacation rental software. Job consists of training and supporting customers with our rental management software package. Some bookkeeping experience required. Salary range based upon experience, $27,000-plus. Send resume to (No phone contact, please).

GOLF COURSE MAINTENAINCE: Full or part-time. $8-$9 an hour. 6:30am-2: 30pm. Drug-free workplace. Call John, (941) 778-4598.

LIVE-IN CARETAKER wanted for delightful woman. Separate duplex. (941) 778-0836 or (941) 704-1965.

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.

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.

SYLVAN LEARNING CENTER looking for certified teachers. Part-time afternoon hours Monday through Thursday. Please call, (941) 795-1246.


FOR SALE: LUCRATIVE Laundromat. Call Karen at (800) 332-3000.

SEAFOOD RESTAURANT/MARKET. 35 seats, two outdoor tables, beer/wine, super Holmes Beach location. Price cut to $99,900. Longview Realty, (941) 383-6112.

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



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.

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.

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.

LEWIS MOBILE CAR wash service at your home, office, anywhere inside or outside. Wash, vacuuming, detailing. Henry Lewis. Cell (941) 465-6963.

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.


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.

SEASONAL RENTAL: Brand new Bradenton Beach 3BR/3BA plus office, steps to beach. Balconies with ocean and bay views, elevator, 8-person Jacuzzi, granite counters, marble floors and baths, Jacuzzi in master, washer/dryer, designer furnished, fully equipped. One of the finest rentals on Island. $4800/ monthly (813) 277-4336.

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

SEASONAL FURNISHED new home in Anna Maria. Elevated 3BR/2BA. Available now through April. One block to beach. (813) 251-9201.

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

ANNA MARIA ISLAND: Steps from Bradenton Beach. One hundred yards from bay. Spacious 1BR/1BA with parking. Available for yearly rental. 55-plus. (614) 517-7147.

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

ANNUAL OR SEASONAL rental. 2BR/1BA, two blocks to beach. $900/month annual, includes cable, water, sewer, trash. Seasonal $700/week or $2,100/month. (941) 778-0714 or (941) 730-6349.

BEAUTIFUL AND SPACIOUS 3BR/2BA home located four houses down from beach! Free trolley picks up at end of block. Available by the week. Adjacent two-bedroom apartment also available first half of March. Call (616) 225-1589.

CONDOS: BRADENTON BEACH, Bayview Terrace. Pool on bay, one block to beach. Three-month minimum. 2BR, $2,000/month. 1BR $1,500/month. (941) 752-1737.

STOP LOOKING! You've found the best value on the Island! Two bedroom, extra large bathroom and kitchen, bay view, Gulf beach just steps away! Only $199,900! Call Jill Sullivan, Keller Williams Realty, (941) 232-9783 today!

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

ANNUAL 2BR/2BA BRADENTON Beach. Bay views, close to beach. 2319 Ave. B. $1,000/month. (941) 778-3875.

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.

STEPS TO BEACH on Gulf Drive. 1BR/BA, washer/dryer, courtyard, barbecue, WLAN, $495/week, $1,495/month. (941) 778-1098 or

NEAR BEACH: FURNISHED 1BR/1BA. $750/month with utilities. Seven-month lease, first, last and deposit. Call Jackie, (941) 929-7165.

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.

1BR/1BA UPSTAIRS, deck, new carpet, double-car garage, quiet street, steps to beach. $900/month. (941) 761-4040. 2911 Ave. E. Holmes Beach.

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.

ANNUALS! TWO 1BR/1BA side by side opening up across from beach, unfurnished. $800/month. 2BR/1BA Anna Maria village, furnished, six-month lease, $1,000/month. Call Adele Holland at An Island Place Realty, (941) 587-6328.

DUPLEX: ANNUAL RENTAL. 2BR/2BA large utility room with washer and dryer. $950/month plus utilities. Available June 1, 2006. Holmes Beach. (941) 779-2265.

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.

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.

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

CORTEZ COTTAGE: SPACIOUS 1BR, laundry room, furnished, utilities included. Quiet area, walk to restaurants, beach. Corner of 125th and 45th. $900/month. (941) 778-8168 or (941) 794-5980.

ANNUAL DUPLEX: 2BR/1BA north end, steps to beach, high ceilings completely upgraded, screened porch, washer and dryer hookup, pet considered. $925/month plus security. (941) 778-4837.

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.


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.

CLUB BAMBOO SOUTH: Direct Gulffront condo. Unit is $35,000 less than the last several sold for. Building was just completed, everything new inside and out! Crown moulding, granite and more. Great rental complex with nightly rentals allowed! Motivated seller to save you money. $465,000. George, (847) 707-3859.

THIS IS THE FINEST CONDO in the entire complex! Runaway Bay direct bayfront! Absolutely everything is new, including electric, air conditioning, water heater, flooring, wash rooms, kitchen and all interiors. Professionally decorated. The best view in the complex of all water. $499,999. George, (847) 707-3859

OPEN HOUSE 1-4pm Saturday and Sunday Bayview and canalfront with pool. 2BR/2BA open plan, new kitchen. Totally upgraded. Dock, three davits. Owner motivated. Not a drive-by, must see inside! By owner. Call Herb Dolan, (941) 705-4454. 404 21st Place. Bradenton Beach.

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.

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. $395,000. George, (847) 707-3859

LONGBOAT KEY SAND Cay: Gulf side 2BR/2BA condo. This large condo has been completely remodeled in a great complex. Great views of the pool, grounds and a view of the Gulf. Great rental complex with onsite management, pool, tennis, shuffleboard and more. Priced to sell at $689,900. George, (847) 707-3859.

PALMA SOLA BAYFRONT 3BR/2BA home. Spectacular views with 155-foot bay frontage on deep sailboat water. Boater’s dream with two lifts (50,000 lb and 10,000 lb), heated pool, Jacuzzi. $1,375,000. Call Lynn Parker, RoseBay Realty, (941) 321-2736.

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.

FOR SALE BY OWNER: Beachfront 1BR/1BA, Holmes Beach condo. End unit, fabulous view, heated pool, excellent rental. $559,000. (330) 565-7693.

LOT FOR SALE: R2-10, 803 sf, 302 60th St. and Holmes Boulevard, Holmes Beach. $795,000. Call (813) 546-2444 or (941) 962-6747.

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

HOLMES BEACH DUPLEX: 4BR/2BA nicely updated, close to beach. Excellent annual rental income. By appointment only. $549,000. (941) 778-5482.

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.

YOUR FRIENDS WILL envy you! Completely updated 2BR/2BA West Bradenton home. $284,000. Call Carol Heinze, (941) 778-5059, Coldwell Banker Real Estate.

EVERYDAY'S A VACATION in this 2BR/2BA direct Gulffront condo. Asking $949,000. Call Carol Heinze, (941) 778-5059, Coldwell Banker Real Estate.

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

WATERFRONT HOME WITH a pool. Only $575,000. U.S. designed, built, and renovated by famous architect (middle name Lloyd) must see. Call Michael at Smith Real Estate. (941) 778-0777.

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.

NEW 3BR/2BA WATER-view home in pleasant Palmetto. Fun floor plan and three-car garage, only $320,000 U.S. Please call Luanne at (813) 748 7995.

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

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

BAYSHORE-ON-THE-Lake: Waterfront 2BR/2BA active 55-plus condo close to shopping, minutes to beach. $129,900. Re/Max Gulfstream. Liz Codola, (941) 812-3455.

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.

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.

CORPORATE AUCTION, 11am Saturday, May 20, Anna Maria Beach Cottages, Anna Maria Island, Florida

112 Oak Ave: Exceptional 3BR/2BA furnished beach cottage condominium. 110A Oak Ave: Surprising 2BR/2BA furnished beach cottage condominium. Use as a vacation home, own as an investment, onsite management, exceptional income and rental history. For more information, call (800) 262-3050. Auction World USA Inc., licensed real estate broker.


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.

MOUNTAIN PROPERTY! Interested in buying property in the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina? Call Active Realty today at (800) 979-5556, or visit our Web,site at

N.C. MOUNTAIN PROPERTY for Less! Breathtaking Blue Ridge Parkway, New River, Stone Mountain, golf courses and quaint shops of Sparta. (877) 372-7211 or (877) 363-5550.

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.

ASHEVILLE, N.C. AREA homesites. Sneak preview of Phase II 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, & 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 $40K. On the border 90 minutes to Nashville. Phase II selling now! Owner (866) 339-4966.

TENNESSEE MOUNTAIN ACREAGE - Lakeside 1/2- to 5-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.

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

LARGE MOUNTAIN LAND Bargains: High elevation. Adjoins pristine state forest, 20-plus acres to 350 acres. Sweeping mountain views, streams.

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,

UPSTATE SACRIFICE 20 acres. Was $39,900, now $29,900. Nice Adirondack woodland! Walk to public land! EZ access to major lakes and rivers! Building site guaranteed! Town road, terms available, won't last! (800) 890-7927.

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.

GEORGIA - BLAIRSVILLE in the north Georgia mountains. Land, homes, commercial and investment. "Everything we touch turns to sold." Jane Baer Realty, (706) 745-2261, (800) 820-7829.,

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

COOL NORTH CAROLINA MOUNTAIN air, views and streams. Homes, cabins and acreage. Free brochure: (800)642-5333. Realty of Murphy, 317 Peachtree St., Murphy, NC 28906.

NORTH GEORGIA GATED mountain community. New homes close to Infrastructure. One hour north of Atlanta. Golf, tennis, lake, pools. For more info: (678) 232-8415, or


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