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Date of Issue: September 15, 2005

The Islander Classifieds: Wednesday, Sept 14 2005


SWING SET: you move, $50; wood headboard, full-size from Pottery Barn, $50; dog cage, $40; tanning bed, new bulbs, $800. Call Paige, (941) 798-3448.

DRUM SET: PEVY, full-size with cymbals. Great condition, barely used. $250. (941) 232-4585.

EXERCISE EQUIPMENT: Weight machine, elliptical trainer, pull-up/dip stand, bench press with free weights and dumbbells. Will separate. $800. (941) 232-4585.

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

ANTIQUE WICKER DESK: Excellent condition, painted white. One center drawer, two side shelves. Raised wicker railing surrounds desktop. 37.5 wide by 23 inches deep. $375. (941) 778-1102.

ANNA MARIA ISLAND SCREENSAVER! Experience the Island on your computer desktop. Available at The Islander, or purchase online or order by mail. $12 PC or $15 Mac.

FULL-SIZE FUTON: Premium mattress, seldom used, $80. (941) 778-1102.

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.

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.


YOGA WITH PRESTON Whaley Jr. at Anna Maria Art League. Beginning to intermediate level. Morning and evening classes. (941) 778-3996.

TUPPERWARE PRODUCT or party. Fantastic September specials for both. Contact Zora Lykken, (941) 378-8271 or 928-4792.

KEY WEST FANTASY Fest: Five days/five nights aboard 65-foot sailing vessel Lex-Sea. $595/person, BYOB and attitude. Departs Oct. 26. (941) 713-8000.

REWARD FOR information in the Waterfront Restaurant arson fire: Call the State Fire Marshal, Bureau of Fire & Arson Investigations in Tampa, (813) 890-1904.

BUTTERFLY PARK BENEFIT: Purchase a personalized brick in the Anna Maria Island Butterfly Park. Two lines, $40. Three lines, $50. Pick up form 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.


NIKI'S GIFTS & ANTIQUES. Weekly specials: Precious Moments collectibles, 50 percent off; two bags of shells, $1; select collectible cups and saucers, 50 percent off; all sterling jewelry, 50 to 70 percent off; two Salvador Dali prints, 40 percent off. Open seven days, 9:30am-5pm. 5351 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach. (941) 779-0729.

GARAGE AND BACK yard sale: 1-7pm Friday, Sept. 16; 8am-2pm Saturday, Sept. 17. Lots of tools, furniture, etc. 910 41st St. Ct. W., Bradenton.

GARAGE SALE: 8am-2pm Friday-Saturday, Sept. 16-17. Furniture, bikes and stuff. 3819 117th St. W., Sunny Shores, Bradenton.

MULTIPLE-FAMILY garage sale: 8am-noon Saturday, Sept. 17. Patio furniture, surf items, baby strollers, baby girls' clothes, boys' toys, clothes, furnishings, pictures and lots more! 2511 Avenue B, Holmes Beach.

ROSER THRIFT SHOP: Open Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9:30am-2pm and Saturdays, 9am-noon. Summer clearance sale. 511 Pine Ave., Anna Maria. (941) 779-2733.


FOUND CAT: male, neutered. Large, white underbelly with raccoon-like markings, pink nose. Approximately two years old. Odd habit, which you can tell me if you know him. (941) 778-2935.


CRITTER SITTER nine years in pet care. 24 years as an Island resident. Lots of TLC for your beloved pets with in-home visits. (941) 778-6000.

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.


RV: 2002 ROADTREK 190 Versatile. Fully loaded. 14,000 miles. Call (317) 873-3307 or see details at

MOPED 2002: RED, Lin Hai, 50cc with helmet cargo and hitch carrier. 900 miles. Excellent condition. $975. (941 ) 779-2521.


27-FOOT CARVER twin 190-hp Mercruiser. Runs great, good for fishing, Ceranfield, air conditioning, water heater, shower, head, new batteries, stereo and much more! $10,000, or best offer. (941) 778-1565.

2004 CAROLINA SKIFF: 16-foot, 25-hp four-stroke Yamaha, low hours, with trailer. $3,500. Call (941) 504-8303.


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


CHILD SITTER AND PET SITTER. Ninth-grade male looking for a job. Available after school and weekends. Zachary, (941) 779-9783.

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.

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

NEED A BABY-SITTER or pet-sitter? Eighth grade, 13-year old girl, very responsible. Great with animals and kids. Call Kendall, (941) 779-9783.

WANT AN IRISH baby-sitter? Responsible, experienced 15-year old. Red Cross babysitting and first-aid certified. Call Gemma, (941) 447-9657.

SANDBAGS DELIVERED: Be prepared. Local teen will make and deliver sandbags to your Island residence. Spencer, (941) 778-0944 to order.


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.

NURSES NEEDED for long-term home care for lady with spinal injury. Hoyer lift. Four-hour morning and overnight shifts. (941) 383-6953.

HOTEL ON ANNA Maria Island seeks manager. Looking for a full-time, hands-on manager to facilitate all aspects of management and staff. You must be a self starter and computer literate, have at least three years in hotel management. People skills are a must. Mail resume to PO Box 1384 Holmes Beach FL 34218 or e-mail

GOLF COURSE Maintenance: full-time, $8.50/hour to start. Mowing, weedeating, Flymo. Drugfree workplace. Call John, (941) 778-4598.

CONCIERGE AS NEEDED: Part-time, including weekends, competitive pay. Longboat Key condo. No experience necessary, must be service oriented and outgoing. Background check. Call (941) 383-0492, or fax resume 383-9051.

CHURCH OFFICE SECRETARY: Part-time, Monday-Friday. Ability to interact with people, communication, telephone, computer and editorial skills. Newsletters, bulletins, etc. Reply to PO Box 683, Anna Maria FL 34216.

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED: Meet interesting people, learn the history of the Island. Anna Maria Island Historical Museum, 402 Pine Ave., Anna Maria. (941) 778-0492.

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED: Tingley Memorial Library. Duties include checking books in/out, reshelving, and generally assisting library patrons. Call Eveann Adams, (941) 779-1208.




MAN WITH SHOVEL Plantings, natives, patio gardens, trimming, clean-up, edgings, 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.

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

HANDYMAN SERVICE: DRYWALL, painting, cabinets, tile, lots of "other" jobs. References, free estimates. Call Drew Hudson, conscientious handyman, (941) 812-5073.

MARK SCAPEROTTA Power Washing: Residential, marine, RV. Best price, quality and service guaranteed. Let me give you a little sparkle! Licensed and insured. (941) 544-1066.

COMPLETE AUTOMOTIVE AND Aircraft Detailing: Come to you service or drop-off and pick-up service. Experienced, referenced, affordable, careful! Call anytime, (941) 773-9834.

IRENE & GARY'S cleaning services, home repairs and remodeling. Honest, dependable, reliable. For a free estimate, (941) 447-9130.

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.

HOUSE CLEANING: 10 years experience, excellent references. Call (941) 345-6768 or 761-7658 and ask for Sunshine.

HOUSE AND OFFICE Cleaning: Pressure cleaning and window cleaning. Wife and husband with six years experience and excellent references. Licensed and insured. For free estimate, call (941) 812-0499.

CLEANING LADY: Weekly, monthly. Have experience and references. (941) 761-1569.

PHOTOGRAPHER: Kelley Ragan. Quality portraits, weddings, beach photography, babies, even pets! Reasonable. (941) 447-8892.

MUSIC LESSONS! Flute, saxophone, clarinet. Beginning to advanced. Contact Koko Ray, (941) 792-0160.

MURALIST, Mark Burdette. Custom murals, interior or exterior, landscapes and more. (941) 447-9637.

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. If it is broken, we can fix it. Free estimates. Senior discount. Call (941) 778-2581 or 962-6238.

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

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


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, clean-ups, 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. Insured. Member of Better Business Bureau. 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.

MORENO MARBLE & TILE Installation and restoration. Quality work. Over 20 years experience. Insured. Call Javier at (941) 685-5163 or 795-6615.

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

OVER THIRTY YEARS craftsman experience. Interior, exterior, doors, stairs, windows and trim. Dan Michael, master carpenter. Call 932-7580 or cell, 518-3316.

INTERIOR SURFACE RENOVATION: Drywall repairs, hand and spray texturing, acoustic ceilings, painting, tiling and shower doors. Clean, honest, reliable. Free estimate. Credit cards accepted. F.A.W. Remodeling, (941) 586-4695.

ISLAND HOME IMPROVEMENTS and repairs: A wide variety of skills, no project too small. References, 20 years experience. (941) 538-3520 or 448-1956.

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


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

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 or $6,000/monthly. Call 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

WE ARE BOOKING rentals for 2006. Wide variety of condos and houses starting at $1,500/month. Annual rental; Ironwood, 2BR/2BA condo on golf course, $1,000/month; Sandy Pointe, 2BR/2BA, furnished, pool, seven-month rental, $1,100. SunCoast Real Estate, (941) 779-0202.

SEASONAL RENTAL: 2BR/2BA furnished condo. West Bradenton, five minutes to beaches. $2,700/month. (708) 532-2149.

SANDPIPER RESORT on Gulf Drive: 55-plus community, fully equipped 1BR/1BA beachhouse with greatroom and kitchen. Brand new! Steps to the beach or Intracoastal. All utilities including trash, except phone. Rent weekly to annually. No pets. E-mail (317) 873-3307.

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.

CORTEZ COTTAGE: Breezy, quiet area. Fully furnished, no pets, nonsmoking. $850/month or $500/week, includes utilities. Two-person maximum. (941) 778-8168.

COMMERCIAL SPACE: 1,600 sf on Gulf Drive, next to Holmes Beach shopping center. Available Sept. 1. (941) 778-2694.

ANNUAL RENTALS: 1BR/1BA upstairs apartment, quiet side-street location, $675/month, plus utilities. Charming upstairs efficiency, Gulffront, $775/month, plus utilities. First, last, security required for both apartments. No pets. Anna Maria Realty Inc. (941) 778-2259.

1BR/1BA GROUND-FLOOR condo: Gulffront, 55-plus complex in Holmes Beach. Two pools. Now available through January. Two-month minimum. $1,800/month. (941) 747-8454.

FREE MONTH with year's lease: apartments on Cortez's Palma Sola Bay, studio, $680/month, plus security; 1BR/1BA, $740/month, plus security; 3BR/2BA, $1,050/month, plus security. Utilities included. (941) 526-9091 or 448-8100, 8am-6pm.

MONTHLY RENTAL: Brand new 3BR/2BA home, unbelievable view, 100 yards to beach. West of Gulf Drive on Magnolia Avenue in Anna Maria. Still available for December 2005, January and April 2006. Call (800) 828-8116, ext. 212, or e-mail

SEMI-ANNUAL: Anna Maria Gulffront 3BR/2BA furnished home. Unique, nautical decor. Garage, washer/dryer, balcony, gas fireplace. Utilities included. $3,000/month, six-month minimum. (941) 776-1789.

KEY WEST Time share Oct. 1-8 available! 2BR/2BA condo overlooking Galleon Resort in downtown. Sleeps six. Regularly $2,460, now only $1,800. (941) 518-4431.

BRAND NEW LUXURY Gulffront condo in Holmes Beach. $2,500/week. This is the best you can get! Call Mike, (973) 462-9345.

BRAND NEW HOME 2005-06 winter monthly rental: December, January and April still available.

3BR/2BA, 100 yards to the beach on Magnolia Avenue. Elevator, screened porch, very nice. (800) 828-8116, ext. 212, or e-mail

NEAR BRADENTON BEACH: 1BR/1BA furnished apartment. $750/month, includes utilities. Month to month lease. References. Call Jackie, (941) 929-7165.

ANNUAL RENTAL: Bradenton Beach, 2BR/2BA, elevated, unfurnished, walk to beach. Bay and Gulf views. $1,100/month. (941) 778-3875.

BEACH LIVING: Furnished 2BR/2BA. $1,800/month, utilities included. (941) 505-1962.

HOLMES BEACH ANNUAL 2BR/2BA on canal. Washer/dryer hookup. No pets. (941) 778-7039.

ANNUAL RENTALS: 2BR/2BA home in Anna Maria, $1,400/month; 2BR/2BA Riverfront condo, $1,250/month. Call Fran Maxon Real Estate, (941) 778-2307 for details.

ANNUAL RENTALS: 2BR/2BA half duplex, $1,250/month; 2BR/2BA home, $1,550/month; 2BR/2BA home on canal, $2,000/month; 3BR/2BA home on canal, $2,000/month. Call Betsy Hills Real Estate, P.A., (941) 778-2291, or e-mail:

TEMPORARY: FURNISHED 2BR/1BA Island rental. One-four months or available weekly. Freshly remodeled. One block to beach or bay. $875/month. (941) 807-5449.

EXCHANGE WORK FOR rent: Handy couple needed to fix up 1BR cottage on bay. Will supply materials. Call for details, (612) 719-8830.

BIMINI BAYFRONT HOME with beautiful views! 2BR/2BA, two-car garage. $1,800/month. Call Gabe Buky, (941) 374-5772.

3BR/1.5BA ISLAND duplex: Lower unit, one block to beach, lanai, washer/dryer. No pets, nonsmoking, no trouble. Water, garbage and gas included. $1,100/month and $550/security. (941) 798-9765, leave message.

THE PALMS: 1BR/1BA ground-level condo. Will accept small pet. $925/month, first, last, deposit. Available now. 1813 51st St., A Paradise Realty, (941) 778-4800.

HOLMES BEACH: ANNUAL elevated 2BR/1.5BA. Available Nov. 1. $950/month, plus utilities. (941) 730-2606.

WATERFRONT: SAN REMO condo, 2BR/1BA, annual/seasonal. Furnished, on canal with dock, nonsmoking. Rates dependent on length of stay. (941) 794-8368.

ANNUAL RENTAL: 2BR/2BA in Anna Maria. Two-car garage, fireplace. $1,400/month. Call Island Real Estate, (941) 778-6066.

DUPLEX, WEST SIDE: Pet friendly. $600/month, first, last, deposit. Available Oct. 1. 2902 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach. A Paradise Realty, (941) 778-4800.

ANNUAL RENTAL: 2BR/2.5BA recently remodeled, elevated duplex in Holmes Beach with vaulted ceilings. Call Island Real Estate, (941) 778-6066.

SEASONAL: HOLMES BEACH, 2BR/1BA ground-level duplex, completely furnished. One house from the Gulf. No pets, nonsmoking. (813) 689-0925, or e-mail HLMSBCHRNTL@AOL.COM.

ANNUAL RENTAL: 1BR/1BA in Anna Maria. Tile floors, pets OK. $800/month. Call Island Real Estate, (941) 778-6066.

SEASONAL RENTAL: NEWLY remodeled 1BR/1BA suite with full kitchen, fully furnished. Bradenton Beach, one block from Bridge Street, three minute walk to beach. Reservations accepted. $750/week, $2,500/month. Call Shelly, (941) 776-3696.

ANNUAL RENTAL: 2BR/2BA recently remodeled, elevated duplex in Holmes Beach less than one block to beach. $1,100/month. Call Island Real Estate, (941) 778-6066.

LUXURIOUS VILLAS, enchanting gardens: seasonal or weekly rentals. 1BR/1BA or 2BR/2BA, conveniently located. (941) 778-4636.

ANNUAL: 2BR/1BA, two blocks to beach. New tile in large kitchen. No pets. $785/month, plus utilities. Call (941) 922-2473 or 928-3880.

ANNA MARIA, GULF beach. Beautiful 1BR apartment open for season. Second floor, fully equipped, tile shower, queen-size bed. (941) 778-3143.

LARGE 2BR/2BA, plus den, unfurnished. Holmes Beach duplex. Unit available immediately. Lease three months or more. $900/month, first, security. (941) 778-7812.

ANNUAL: TWO 1BR apartments, one furnished, one unfurnished. Steps to beach, shopping and restaurants. $725/month, first, last, security. (941) 778-4451.

ANNUAL RENTAL: 2BR/2BA, ground-floor, poolside with bay view. Water and cable included. Old Florida Realty Co., (941) 778-3377.

ANNUAL: NORTH-END Anna Maria efficiency on canal with large deck. $575/month, all inclusive. (941) 794-8877.

2BR/1.5BA, BEAUTIFUL DECK, many coconut palms, steps to the beach. $600/week, $1,850/month. (941) 448-0995. E-mail to request photos.

SEASONAL: 2BR/2BA, large bayfront condo with sweeping bay views, heated pool, boat dock and carport. Beautiful unit! Starting at $1,995/month. (941) 807-5449.

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

ANNA MARIA GULFFRONT lot. Best lot on Anna Maria Island. 110-feet of direct beach frontage on the north end of Anna Maria. Call owner/Realtor, (941) 228-6086 for more information.

WATERFRONT: COLONY Cove, Ellenton. 2BR/2BA turnkey furnished. 55-plus, marina, pools, pets OK. $27,500. (941) 721-4890.

NORTH BEACH VILLAGE: 2BR/2.5BA, one-car garage. Unit 24, Holmes Boulevard. $525,000. Excalibur Realty Inc., (941) 792-5566.

FOR SALE BY owner: Runaway Bay, 2BR/2BA second-floor condo. Great view of pond and fountain and close to beach. Newer air conditioning, water heater, stove and more. Great rental income, ready for you to furnish. Completely repainted August 2005. Asking $385,900. George, (312) 321-7501.

FOR SALE BY owner: Runaway Bay, 2BR/2BA second-floor condo. Great view of pond and fountain and close to beach. Newer air conditioning, water heater, stove and more. Great rental income, ready for you to furnish. Completely repainted August 2005. Asking $385,900. George, (312) 321-7501.

WATERFRONT PROPERTY 2BR/2BA located on deep-water canal with large dock and views of Tampa Bay. $850,000. (941) 779-1512.

ANNA MARIA ISLAND: Duplex, 2BR/1BA and 1BR/1BA with garage, one block to beach, large corner lot. For sale by owner. Great rental history. $720,000. Call (941) 685-7756 for appointment showing.

CONDO FOR SALE by owner: 2BR/2BA, new appliances, newly decorated. Second-floor elevator, tennis, pool, three miles to beach. $279,500. (941) 795-5072.

WATERFRONT: SPECTACULAR views from living room, guest bedroom, office, deck. 2BR/2BA, partially furnished doublewide, 12-by-10 foot patio. 55-plus. Colony Cove, Ellenton. Pets allowed. $27,900. (941) 729-3660.

RUSKIN: 55-PLUS PARK. Waterfront. Rent $230/month. 2BR/2BA with carport, utility room. $10,000 or best offer. (813) 245-0563

OPEN HOUSE: Saturday-Sunday, Sept. 17-18. Small beach house in dynamite location! 109 79th St., Holmes Beach. West of Gulf Drive, fourth house from beach with private beach access. Also, by appointment. Marcus Prescott, Horizon Realty, (941) 321-5274.

WANTED: CONDO or small home on Anna Maria. Private party looking to spend up to $450,000. No Realtor fees! Can close in 45 days. Call (702) 219-2055 or 205-8349. Ready to retire!

7801 SAN JUAN Ave., Palma Sola Park. 4BR/2.5BA pool home. $729,000. Rae Hayo, Boyd Realty, (941) 920-0364.

CONDO: REDUCED to $175,000. 2BR/1BA totally remodeled, great white kitchen with Corian. West side location. Must sell! 2926 60th St. W., Bradenton. For appointment, call (941) 704-7013.


WATERFRONT HOME SITES from $99,900. Eastern North Carolina. Clear Water Marketing, (252) 633-2059, ext. .315.

HOT SPRINGS VILLAGE 1,488 builders lots in fast growing areas Florida and Arkansas from $11,000. Buy one or buy them all! (954) 319-7954 or 661-6509.

LAKEFRONT COMMUNITY: New release, home sites from $39,900 and waterfront sites from $99,900. Great amenities! Call Clear Water Marketing, (252) 633-2059, ext. 417.

BEAUTIFUL NORTH CAROLINA. Escape the heat in the cool beautiful peaceful mountains of western N.C. mountains. Homes, cabins, acreage, investments. Cherokee Mountain Realty, GMAC Real Estate, Murphy. Call for free brochure, (800) 841-5868.

NORTH CAROLINA mountain homesites. Spectacular new riverfront community near Asheville. One-plus acre homesites from the $40s. Onsite community amenities, nearby national forest. Call today: (866) 411-5263.

GEORGIA TIMBERLANDS, farmland & recreational properties for sale. Call Peachstate, (866) 300-7653. Visit and

FLORIDA LAND BARGAINS! 10 to 40 acres, starting at $79,900. Grand opening Sept. 24-25! Beautiful ranch properties, convenient to Gulf of Mexico! Easy access, utilities, excellent financing. (800) 455-1981, ext. 510.

NORTH CAROLINA mountain cabin on mountain top, view, trees, waterfall, large public lake nearby, 2BR/1BA. $175,000. Owner. (866) 789-8535.


THREE-WEEK BUILDING Sale! Last chance! 20 by 24, now $2,320; 25 by 30, $3,490; 30 by 40, $5,170; 40 by 50, $8,380; 40 by 60, $10,700; 50 by 100, $15,244; others. Ends/accessories optional. Pioneer, (800) 668-5422.


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