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Date of Issue: June 08, 2006

The Islander Classifieds: Wednesday, May 31 2006


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.


FOUND: MALE RABBIT, gray and white. Holmes Beach. 941-778-5590.

LOST LOVEBIRD Lovebird lost on Anna Maria Island, May 14. Very friendly bird, loves people and goes by the name “Sneaky.” Height is 6”, yellow coloring on head and under body with orange coloring between eyes; green wings with turquoise back. If found please contact Denice Jordan, 813-391-8944 Tampa-, or email


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.



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.

BOAT BUYERS CONSULTANT: Over 30 years experience selling pontoon boats, runabouts, deck boats, fishing boats from 16-32 feet. Feel free to call Dan at 941-778-7556.

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.

1990 MAKO 21-FOOT, cuddy cabin, Johnson 225, both boat and motor refurbished in 2000, trim tabs, GPS, Sitex depth-finder, downriggers, trailer. Must see. $10,000. 941-795-7738.


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, 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.


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.

FULL-TIME OR PART-time housekeeper for local area motel. Call 941-778-2780, ask for Janet.

SEEKING A RELIABLE and pleasant person for the wash-and-fold department of local laundromat. Call 941-526-7500.

JOB WANTED: HARD worker seeks part-time busboy job on Island. References available. 941-778-9789, or cell 941-920-3840.


BEACHFRONT RESTAURANT: THRIVING business, building with additional income, beer and wine, $1,690,000; Breakfast/lunch turnkey restaurant in busy Bradenton plaza, beer and wine, $79,990; Pack-and-ship, great Sarasota location, good franchiser support. $99,900; Pet grooming, profitable business in strategic location, good customer base. $75,000. Bait and tackle, profitable. Great Cortez location, motivated seller, $65,000. Confidentiality agreement required for details. Longview Realty, 941-383-6112. For more great business and realty buys:


CAREGIVER AVAILABLE: 42 years experience, area references. No lifting. Personal care visits.  (941) 592-7363. Leave message.


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.

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

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

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.

THE ROYAL MAID Service: Licensed, bonded, insured. Professional, experienced maids. Free estimates, gift certificates available. Call now, 941-727-9337.

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.

HANDYMAN WILL BARTER services for lodging near beach for summer months. Call Thomas, 941-807-2210. References.


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: Complete cleanups, installations, native plants, palms, aquascapes, rock and patios. Shell installed $42/yard. Shark Mark 941-727-5066.

SARAMANA TREE COMPANY: Serving your area with fast, friendly and dependable service. Great rates. Call 941-400-2887 or 941-224-0848.


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.

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

PAINTING BY CARLOS: Exterior and interior painting. Faux finish, wallpaper, stain, popcorn ceiling, woodwork, pressure wash. Office 941-761-4071 or cell, 941-580-2421.

IMPACT WINDOWS AND doors. Exclusive distributor: Weatherside LLC on Holmes Beach. Free, courteous estimates. Jeld-wen Windows and Doors. Lic.# CBC1253145. 941-730-5045.

RANDY’S REMODELING: DRYWALL hanging, finishing, texture, interior carpentry. 941-320-2506.


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.

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

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 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.

BEACH LIVING: SEASONAL, Furnished one room efficiency. Utilities included. Gulf views and large decks. 941-505-1962.

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

SANDPIPER 55-PLUS: Furnished 2BR/1BA bright, cozy mobile home. Large kitchen, wood deck, nice location. No pets. $625 monthly. 941-779-0556.

LIDO BEACH: 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. Available weekly, 941-383-2566.

ANNUAL RENTAL UNFURNISHED, large 3BR with caged pool on canal in Holmes Beach. Month-to-month lease, $1,500. 941-778-3006.

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.

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

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

HOLMES BEACH LARGE 1BR/BA: Walk to beach and shopping. Three-to six-month lease, no pets. $800/month plus some utilities. 703-790-0077.

ANNUAL RENTAL WESTBAY Cove: Lower unit, 2BR/2BA waterfront, unfurnished. Includes water, sewer, cable. Old Florida Realty, 941-778-3377.

ANNUAL GROUND-LEVEL Gulffront condo, 2BR/2BA, pool, washer and dryer, $1,600/month. Call Island Real Estate, 941-778-6066.

ANNUAL KEY ROYALE home: 2BR/2BA pool, lift, washer and dryer. Call Island Real Estate, 941-778-6066.

GROUND-LEVEL DUPLEX nine houses to beach. 2BR/1BA, $1,100/month plus utilities. Call (941) 778-2677.

ANNUAL RENTAL: LARGE home. 3BR/2BA, hot tub. Watch the sunrise from roof top porch. $1,525/month. Call Island Real Estate, 941-778-6066.

LUXURY 2BR/2BA CONDO: Perico Bay. Yearly, waterview, tennis courts, pool, clubhouse. $1,500/month. 941-792-0568. Available now.

ANNUAL 3BR/2BA with garage in Holmes Beach. Washer and dryer hookup. No pets. Available June 1, 2006. 941-778-7039.

SUMMER SUBLET, JUNE and July. Great deal to the right tenant. Perfect family getaway or romantic beach house. $3,500 for two months or $2,000/month. 3BR/2BA, 1 block from beach, Mexican tile, big yard, deck, outdoor shower, plants, piano, skylights, full of paintings and books. Families welcome. Pet negotiable. Utilities included. 941-778-7930, or cell 941-855-0444.

2BR/1BA ANNUAL RENTAL: Holmes Beach duplex, washer and dryer, ground level, nonsmoker, $875/month plus security and utilities. 941-284-2598.

DUPLEX: ANNUAL 2BR/1BA. $1,000/month. 200 steps to beach. New appliances and paint. 206 73rd St., Holmes Beach. Call first, 941-778-2658.

LUXURY 2BR/2BA CONDO: Beach access, tennis, pool $875/week. 2BR mobile home $800/month, $700/month annual. 863-688-3524. Cell 863-608-1833.

ANNUAL RENTAL: 2BR/2BA home, bay views, huge two-plus-car garage, $1,350/month. Fran Maxon Real Estate, 941-778-2307.

VILLAGE GREEN POOL home: large lanai 2BR/2BA, near Blake Medical Center. Annual, $1,300/month, plus first and deposit. 941-792-3081.

ANNUAL RENTALS: 2BR/1BA home with garage. $1,350/month. 3BR/2BA waterfront pool home, $3,250/month. Call Betsy Hills Real Estate, P.A., at 941-778-2291, or e-mail

VILLAGE GREEN VILLA: 2BR/2BA two-car garage. 1,968 sf, just beautiful. End unit on cul-de-sac, pool, pets OK! $1,200/month annually. 941-725-4425.

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


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.

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.

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.

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.

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. $529,000. 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. $539,000. 941-807-5449.

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.

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.

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.

$45,000 WILL BUY 566 sf of living space next to Bradenton Beach City Pier. Excellent condition, very clean, ready to move into with all appliances, plus washer and dryer, central air conditioning and heat plus 2005 20-foot 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.

WATERFRONT TOWNHOME with deeded dock, pool, 3BR/3BA, large storage room, two-car garage. Former model, many upgrades. $825,000. 941-962-5429.

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. $159,900. 941-224-6521.

JUST REDUCED, PRICED for quick sale: Condo, 2BR/2BA, 100 yards to beach, 8-unit complex, 1,100 sf, pool, walk to restaurants, shops and beach, turnkey furnished, $499,000. 941-713-0042 or 941-713-2155.

WATERFRONT HOME WITH a pool. Only $575,000. U.S. designed, built, and renovated by famous architect middle name Lloyd-. Must see. Call Carleen at Smith Real Estate. 941-224-6521.

KEY ROYALE: Remodeled pool home. 3BR/2BA caged pool and spa. Boat dock. Let’s make a deal. Priced $40,000 under bank appraisal for quick sale. Vacant and move-in ready. $879,900. Call Fred/owner at Real Estate Mart, 941-756-1090.

NORTHWEST BRADENTON HOME: Two blocks off Palma Sola Bay. No flood zone. 3BR/2BA, two-car garage, large fenced lot. $335,000. Real Estate Mart. 941-756-1090.

ADORABLE CONDO: Move-in condition.1BR/1BA plus den. New paint, tile, doors, toilet, large lanai, pool. Only $149,900. 941-795-2832.

ISLAND CONDOMINIUM PRICED for quick sale at $396,900. 2BR/2BA by owner. Unit completely renovated with new tile throughout except plush new carpet added to bedrooms. Kitchen remodeled: new appliances, pantry, laundry area and breakfast bar. Master bath: large walk-in closet, separate dressing area with loads of counter space. Screened lanai overlooks protected bird sanctuary and waterways. Covered parking for two vehicles with extra storage room. Condo tastefully turnkey furnished in quality beach decor. Small pets and vacation rentals allowed. Condo resides in an extraordinary location where you cross over a quaint wooden bridge and find the small complex nestled amongst mangroves and a nature preserve where solitude abounds, yet just a short walk brings you to the beaches, stores and trolley. Incredible price that won’t last long. Shown by appointment only. Call 941-518-9275. For more details and pictures go to Web site: http:\\\reso3zmo.

3BR/2BA WEST BRADENTON. Close to beaches. 2,095 sf, pool. 7508 19th Ave. W. $399,500. Rose Bay Real Estate. 941-751-0582.

DESIRABLE ANNA MARIA lot for sale by owner, 50x110 feet. 117 Willow Avenue. Asking $500,000. 813-837-6224.

PRICE REDUCED! Two bedroom, extra-large bath with Jacuzzi tub. Huge kitchen, bay view and directly across from Gulf beaches! Million-dollar views for only $169,900. Seller motivated. Call Jill Sullivan at Keller Williams, 941-232-9783.

CLUB BAMBOO SOUTH: Direct Gulffront. Everything is new in this professionally decorated condo. Great rentals, on-site management, pool and more. Priced to sell fast at $459,000. George, work 312-321-7501. Cell 847-707-3859.

NO ASSESSMENTS FOR one year! Runaway Bay 2BR/2BA. Everything new in 2006. Great view of pond, guarantee on air conditioning and more! Best in the complex at the lowest price in complex and I will pay your first year’s assessments. $385,000. George, office 312-321-7501. Cell 847-707-3859.

VILLAGE GREEN VILLA: Your hurricane getaway! 2BR/2BA, two-car garage, 1.968 sf, new kitchen, paint and carpet, cul-de-sac, pool, pets OK! $299,900. 941-725-4425.


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!

TENNESSEE GRAND OPENING! Swan Ridge lake resort, a private, gated community with both lake-view and mountain-view homesites. Lots starting at $29,900. Call today! 931-243-4871.

NORTH CAROLINA: 10-acre gated equestrian community with riding trails. Never before offered with 20 percent pre-development discounts. 90 percent financing. Call 828-312-1263, or 828-312-3765.

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.

BEAUTIFUL NORTH CAROLINA: Escape to beautiful western North Carolina mountains. Free color brochure and information. Mountain properties with spectacular views, homes, cabins, creeks and investment acreage. Cherokee Mountain GMAC Real Estate. 800-841-5868.

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

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. www.Exitmurphy.Com.

NORTH GEORGIA: New homes in a gated mountain community nestled in the foothills of the Appalachians. Golf, tennis, lake, pools. For information, 678-232-8415, or

EASTERN TENNESSEE MOUNTAINS: Amazing rolling vista views. One- to 5-acre parcels from the $40s. Grand opening event June 2 - 4. Planned clubhouse, nature trails. One hour from Chattanooga. Two hours from Nashville. Call for appointment, 866-292-5769.

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 $40s. 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.

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.

NORTH CAROLINA MOUNTAINS. 1.90 acres with 75-mile view and hardwood trees. Financing available at $59,000 with little down. Perfect for log cabin. This one won't last. Call today, 800-699-1289, or

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

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

BENT TREE: GOLF and tennis, gated community in the north Georgia mountains with clubhouse, pools, lake, stables. Homes and lots available. Craft Inc. 800-822-1966.

NORTH CAROLINA MOUNTAIN sale: No payments first year.* Western North Carolina mountains near Brevard/Cashiers area. Two 11-acre homesites. Waterfalls, streams, great views. Limited time offer. McKeough Land Company, 866-930-5263. *Restrictions apply.


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