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Date of Issue: September 14, 2006

The Islander Classifieds: Wednesday, September 6 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

KEY WEST FANTASY Fest: One cabin left. 5 days/6 nights aboard 65-foot sailing vessel, Lex-Sea. $1,895 per couple, inclusive, bring your own beer. Depart from Cortez Oct. 25. 941-713-5958.

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 Tuesdays and  Thursdays 9:30am-2pm, Saturdays 9am-noon. Half-price porch sale. 941-779-2733. 511 Pine Ave., Anna Maria.

SALE: NIKI’S ISLAND Treasures: Great Labor Day bargains. All sterling jewelry 50-70 percent off. Closing out select Florida gifts, paintings, prints, shark teeth, cups and saucers, ruby glass, Salvadore Dali prints, furniture, books, vintage and costume jewelry, paperweights, collectible shoes, spoons. Open seven days, 9:30am-5pm. 941-779-0729. 5351 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach.

OUT WITH THE old, in with the new. Fifty percent off everything. “Housewarming By Horigans” located in Essence of Time. 5306 Holmes Blvd., Holmes Beach.


MISSING CAT: FAMILY pet, inside cat. Orange and tan, small and friendly. Name is Woodstock. Last seen Aug. 13 on 62nd Street, Seaside Gardens, Holmes Beach. If found, please call 941-778-7770.


BILLIE JOE: I’m a 2-year old male cat, very handsome, black and white. Need a special person to adopt me, my family was evicted. Neutered and microchipped. 941-920-1411.

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.



BOAT SLIPS FOR rent, up to 50 feet. Two minutes to Intracoastal Waterway by Cortez. Parrot Cove Marina, 941-795-0088.

WANTED: WOULD LIKE to rent private boat lift and dock for 18-foot deck boat, water, power. 941-592-9270.


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.

GET YOUR BOAT washed without the hassle, just give me a call. Regular scheduling available, perfect for when you’re out of town. Call Richard, 941-447 9657.

BABYSITTER/PETSITTER: RESPONSIBLE, Red Cross certified. Experienced with kids and pets of all ages. Many Island references! Transportation available. Weekly and monthly rates available. Call Hilary or Natalie. 941-778-5181.

PAYTON AND DINA’S cleaning service: We do yard work, dog-sitting, house cleaning and we run errands. We do not mow grass. Open 3-5pm every day! 941-524-9350.

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


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.

SEEKING KITCHEN HELP and servers for fine dining restaurant. Apply in person to Chef Damon, Ooh La La! Bistro, 5406 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach.

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

HELP WANTED: FULL-time prep cook and part-time dishwasher. Call 941-794-3489 or 941-792-8731.

WANTED: ONE OR two responsible persons for two hours daily from 6-8pm to assist with the evening closing of the Key Royale golf club course. Contact Shirley Cessna, 941-794-0715 or 941-778-3055.

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


BEACHFRONT RESTAURANT: THRIVING business, building with additional income, beer/wine. $1,690,000. Confidentiality agreement required. Longview Realty, 941-383-6112.


AFFORDABLE, RELIABLE NURSING care, 24 hours. For assistance with doctor appointments, taking medications, grocery shopping and errands, call 941-876-6503.


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.

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

EXPERIENCED CERTIFIED TEACHER available for tutoring in math, science and reading for elementary-to college-level students. $35/hour. 941-524-4177.

HANDYMAN SERVICES: PAINTING caulking, interior carpentry, custom mirror and other interior/exterior general household repairs. Offering quality services since 1994. Reliable. Call Colin at 941-376-0541.

PIANO AND VOICE lessons by New York professional artist/teacher. By appointment. Palmetto. 941-729-2244

EXTERIOR AND INTERIOR painting by “Sisters.” Decorating and popcorn removal. Call Nancy, 941-756-9595, or Ellen, 941-779-0555. References.

D&E HANDYMAN SERVICES: Drywall, finishing, texture, painting, trim, demolition. Free estimates. Dwayne, 941-524-0299, or Elda, 941-524-9046.

UNHAPPY WITH YOUR house cleaner (even if it's you)? Call Shirley at 941-778-4515, or e-mail:

BUYING NEW WINDOW treatments? Avoid mistakes! Let me measure you windows before you purchase. Years of experience.  Call Shirley at 941-778-4515, or e-mail:

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.

GULF SHORE LANDSCAPING: Lawn care, pressure washing, landscaping.  owner operated by Island resident.  Exceptional value!  Licensed and insured.  Call 941-726-7070.


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.


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.

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

THIRTY-SIX YEARS craftsman experience. Interior, exterior, doors, stairs, windows, trim. Pressure wash. Driveway paint. Dan Michael, master carpenter. Call 941-518-3316 .

TUB AND TILE refinishing: A division of D.J. Murphy Painting Inc. Save up to 80 percent over traditional remodeling costs. Call us with your kitchen and bath needs. Don’t buy new – redo! 941-751-1245. Licensed, certified and insured.

INTERIOR SURFACE RENOVATION: Drywall, texture, paint, tile, wall and ceiling repairs, Fred Weingartner, 941-586-3656.

RANDY'S REMODELING: WINDOWS, door, insulation, drywall, interior trim, carpentry, finishing, texture, demolition and exterior repair. 941-320-2506.

QUALITY TRIM CARPENTRY: Specializing in interior crown moulding, door, window and base trim. Licensed and insured. Kimball Wood, 941-744-9892 or 941-400-4319.

LICENSED AND INSURED building contractor ready to help you renovate all aspects of your existing home, add extensions or build a new home on your lot. We only do high quality work and are very prompt with our customers. Call Daniel DeBaun at 941-518-3916.


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:

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

GULFFRONT CONDOS: 3BR/2BA, 2BR/2BA, 1BR/1BA with breathtaking views. 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

ISLAND CASTLE: FABULOUS French Normandy home. 4BR/3BA on best beach and quiet street in Anna Maria. 941-794-8202.

ANNUAL RENTAL WESTBAY Cove: Lower unit, 2BR/2BA waterfront, unfurnished. Includes water, sewer, cable. Old Florida Realty, 941-778-3377 or 941-713-9096.

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, townhouse: 2BR/2BA with balcony and view of mountains. Weekly or monthly rental. Call Paige at 941-798-3448.

LARGE 2BR/2BA VILLA: 55-plus, furnished/unfurnished. Great location, quiet, modern. 941-750-0648.

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

ANNUAL: ISLAND HOME 2BR/1BA with garage and fenced yard. Newly remodeled. $1,200/month plus utilities. Small pet OK. 941-795-8979. Credit check.

ANNUAL HOLMES BEACH duplex: 2BR/2BA completely remodeled, furnished, washer and dryer. $1,000/month plus utilities. 941-778-1819. 2906 Ave. B, Holmes Beach.

NICEST HOME IN North Beach Village. Total remodel 2006. Heated pool, sun desks, screened patio. One minute to beach. Private cul-de-sac, tropical landscape. $750/weekly. 407-765-4445.

55-AND-OVER BRADENTON Beach mobile home rental. 1BR/1BA, steps to beach or bay. $800/month, $300/week. Available April through December. 941-779-4634.

FURNISHED MOTHER-IN-LAW apartment, canal view with a large deck, dock and saltwater pool to share. Apartment has private entrance, bath and kitchenette. All utilities except telephone included. $350/week or $850/month. Perfect for a clean and quiet individual! Please e-mail or call 941-928-8735. Leave message for information and availability.

ANNUAL 2BR/1BA: AIR conditioning, washer and dryer, water, large pool, cable. Parking only 200 steps to beach. First and deposit. Small pets OK. $1,150/month. 941-779-1586.

2BR/2BA CONDO AT the Waterway in west Bradenton. Boat slip, pool, washer and dryer, water-view. Annual or long-term. 941-773-3375.

ANNUAL BRADENTON BEACH: ocean views from big back yard. 2BR/1BA. Washer and dryer. Pet OK, no pit bulls, etc. 2204 Ave. C. $995/monthly. 216-469-2857.

ANNUAL RENTAL: 2BR townhouse 500 feet from Gulf. Updates with granite, tile in kitchen, baths. Patio, private yard, washer and dryer. $1,350/month. 941-778-4548.

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.

LUXURY! BEACH HOUSE: Gulf views, 200 feet to beach, 3BR/3.5BA, sleeps nine, pool-spa, elevator, gourmet kitchen, granite tops, five TVs, golf cart. Check pictures, prices, availability at or call 863-581-3252. 3600 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach.

ENJOY SUNSETS FROM large balcony, glimpse of the Gulf, steps to beach. Annual, updated 2BR/2BA, living and dining rooms, kitchen with granite counters, garage and office, recreation room with access to patio. $1,500/month. 941-545-6118.

ANNUAL 2BR/1BA DUPLEX Holmes Beach. $925/month including garbage and yard service, near beach and shopping, large backyard, pets considered. 941-224-4091.

55-PLUS MOBILE home resort. 1BR/1BA turnkey furnished. Steps to Gulf and bay. Available September through December, $800/month, or $700/month for two months or more. Includes utilities. 941-778-6207.

KEY WEST WATERFRONT vacation condo: 2BR/2BA sleeps six at the Galleon Resort and Marina. Regularly $2,700, only $1,800 for the week, Oct. 7-14. Nancy, 941-518-4431.

FURNISHED 2BR/1BA. Sandpiper Resort, steps to the beach. Sale price, annual and seasonal rates on request. 941-778-2912.

ANNUAL RENTAL: 2BR/2BA riverfront condo. Downtown Bradenton. Gated, pool, gym. Washer/dryer, carpet, tile, Corian counters. Covered parking. $995/month-plus. 703-680-1676.

ANNUAL 2BR/1BA DUPLEX: Completely remodeled, yard service, pets accepted. Large back yard, close to shopping, trolley and beach. $925/month plus utilities. First, last and security required. 941-730-8339.

1-4BR DIRECT BEACHFRONT, gorgeous views, designer furnished, cable, DVD/VCR, dishwasher, phone, quaint village. 941-713-0034 or

ANNA MARIA VILLAGE: annual or seasonal. 3BR/2BA, washer and dryer, steps to beach, shopping, restaurants. Annual $1,100/month, seasonal $3,000/month. 941-778-5482.

WOODLANDS, NORTHWEST BRADENTON: 2BR, pool. Ten minutes to beach, shopping, $2,800/month; Holmes Beach canalfront, 2BR/2BA with dock, $2,700/month. T. Dolly Young Real Estate, 941-778-0807.

MANATEE RIVERFRONT: 2BR/2BA, spectacular views! Gated, pool, covered parking, security, fitness center. $1,250/month annual.  Call Maria, 941-720-1712.

ANNUAL DUPLEX: 2BR/1BA, large screened porch, washer and dryer hookups, high ceilings, extra parking. Four houses from north-end beach. Pet considered. $950/month. 941-778-4837.

ANNUAL 1BR/1BA GULFFRONT: covered parking, open deck. $725/month. Fran Maxon Real Estate, 941-778-2307.

ANNUAL RENTAL 2BR/1BA home, $1,150/month. North Anna Maria. Island Real Estate, 941-778-6066.

ANNUAL RENTAL: 1BR/1BA, updated, tile, $825/month. Call Island Real Estate, 941-778-6066.

PANORAMIC GULFFRONT 3BR/2BA home: Fall special: rents for $2,000/week summer, now $1,100-$1,300/week. 813-920-5595 or 941-778-5722.

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


WATERFRONT PROPERTY 2BR/2BA open-plan with great views of Tampa Bay. Canalfront, walking distance to beach and restaurants. $779,000. Diane Miller, 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.

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.

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.

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

LONGBOAT DUPLEX: 4-6 bedrooms on canal. Deeded beach access. Rent it out or redevelop (adjacent property available). $799,000. Mary Ann Namack, Longview Realty, 941-383-6112.

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

HOLMES BEACH DUPLEX: 4BR/2BA great annual rental history. Updated, close to beach and bay. $499,000. 941-778-5482.

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.

BRAND NEW 2BR/2BA villa with garage. Only $89/month fee. $225,000. Bill, 941-518-9300.

TRIPLEX: IDEAL LOCATION WITH great appeal. Beautifully updated and maintained, new roof, turnkey furnished. Beach access just steps away, bay views, boat dock, ample parking, great income rental. Room for a pool. Convenient to restaurants and shopping. $875,000. 111 8th St. S., Bradenton Beach. Bridget Spies, ReMax Properties, 941-308-6763. MSL# 313022.

BEACH CONDO: LIKE new. Priced below appraised value. 717-392-4048.

WEST BRADENTON: OPEN noon-4pm Sunday. Six months condo fees paid!  Free-standing, private three-bedroom upgraded condo with two-car garage, new lanai. Call for details, 941-792-0763. $309,900. 5605 Whipporwill Ct. off 59th Street West, Tanglewood.

REDUCED $151,000! BUY now and save Realtor’s fee and more. Brand new 3BR/3BA, steps to beach, elevator, granite, bamboo floors, Gulf view. $999,000. 941-932-7131. 747 Jacaranda, Anna Maria.

OPEN HOUSE: 1-4pm Sunday: New home, 3,746 sf 3-4BR/3BA, granite/cherry kitchen, three screened verandas. $829,000. Horizon Realty, 941-725-7000. 303 58th St., Holmes Beach.

CANAL HOME FOR sale in Holmes Beach by owner. $790,000. Call 717-392-4048.        

UPDATED 3BR/2BA: 1,560 sf, tastefully furnished and decorated, sold turnkey.  For sale by owner.  Buyer's agents, 3 percent. $599,900  Appointments only.  813-818-8314. 8104 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach.

HOLMES BEACH AREA: charming canalfront home, newly renovated, 3BR/2BA. Granite kitchen. 1.5 miles to beach. For sale $599,000; rent $1,600/month, or lease with purchase option. 614-207-7878

BEACHFRONT CONDOS: TWO 1BR/1BA, new construction, designer furnished, breathtaking views, Jacuzzi. Great rental, walk to shopping, restaurants. Both $995,000 or each $519,000. 901-301-8299.

HOLMES BEACH AREA: charming canalfront home, newly renovated, 3BR/2BA. Granite kitchen. 1.5 miles to beach. Sale, $599,000, rent $1,600/month, or lease with purchase option. 614-207-7878.

BRADENTON BEACH 2BR/2BA end unit with full Gulf views. Turnkey furnished, stainless-steel appliances, granite, boat docks, tennis, pool. $659,000. 941-388-5238.

FIXER UPPERS: BARGAINS, these homes need work, lowest prices. Call for a free list with pictures. Free recorded message, 800-946-4016, ID#1048. Re/Max Gulfstream.

NEW 2005 CONDOS: Close to beaches, gated community. 1, 2, 3 and 4 bedroom models. $139,900-$250,000. Keller Williams Realty. 941-932-1288.

OPEN SATURDAY AND Sunday 1pm-3pm, refreshments served. Remodeled house, 4BR/3BA. $899,000. 941-730-3653. 408 Poinsettia Road. Anna Maria. Island Team, Wedebrock Real Estate, 941-730-3653.

ISLAND TOO EXPENSIVE? Distress sale in northwest Bradenton, close to beaches and Island, one acre, 4BR/3BA home. Extremely motivated owner, selling $100,000 below market value. 6907 Ninth Ave. Dr. N.W. $475,000 or best offer. 941-794-6777.

LOT: ONE BLOCK to beach. 57.75x114 feet. $529,000. 941-778-4246. 125 Neptune Lane, Holmes Beach.

TRIPLEX FOR SALE: Just steps to the Gulf of Mexico! This triplex is on beautiful Anna Maria Island, Fla. Currently a rental property with a yearly income of $34,800. Rent out two units and live in the other. Rent annual or seasonal. Walking distance to shopping, restaurants and trolley stop. Asking $599,000. Easy to rent or create your own Island hideaway! Call 646-842-0096 for more information.

PERICO ISLAND PATIO home: 1.5 years new, 3BR/2BA split plan, shabby chic, master bath, vanity, wood-look floors. $435,000. Rhonda, 941-761-8135.

BEACH HOUSE: 2BR/1BA, garage, storage shed, new roof, new air conditioning. Quaint. Close to beach, west of Gulf Drive. Call 813-690-5143 or 813-681-9111. 112 81st St., Holmes Beach.

FOR SALE: ALL new beach house. 1BR/1BA, fully furnished, all appliances. Sandpiper resort #521. 55-plus community on the Intracoastal across the street from the beach. $175,000. You can't get on the Island for less than this! 317-873-3307.

FROM OUT-DATED TO fabulous! West Bradenton 2BR/2BA, family room and garage. $249,900.Carol Heinze, 941-920-8089. Coldwell Banker Real Estate.

PALMA SOLA PARK: 3BR/2BA cedar home with guest apartment, two-car garage. $595,000. Carol Heinze, 941-920-8089. Coldwell Banker Real Estate.

CONDO FOR SALE: Beautiful water view. Immediate occupancy. Turnkey, only bring your toothbrush. Condo in pristine condition. Sale by owner, seller will carry mortgage to qualified buyers. Low down payment, low fixed interest rate. Huge price reduction. Phone 315-733-0851.

RIVERVIEW BOULEVARD: CUSTOM 3BR/3BA home, elevator, 3,200 sf, oak floors, cabinets and much more. Gulf-Bay Realty. Call Jesse Brisson, 941-713 4755. 

WEST BRADENTON: LOVINGLY maintained 2BR/2BA on large corner lot. New paint inside and out. Gulf-Bay Realty. Call Jesse Brisson, 941-713 4755. 

SANDY POINT: TURNKEY condo, pool, close to everything, covered parking. Shows great. Gulf-Bay Realty. Call Jesse Brisson, 941-713 4755. 

LOW INTEREST RATE: Beautiful Key Royale home. All new interiors. Pool, spa, boat dock. $849,000. Call owner, Fred, Real Estate Mart, 941-756-1090.

3BR/1BA CITY OF Anna Maria. Updated, ground-level, close to Gulf, fully furnished. $515,000. 941-727-5789.


PRICED FOR QUICK sale! 3.2-acre lake lot, 148 feet of frontage. Northeast Georgia's largest and newest lake, Patriot's Pointe. $98,500. More information, 706-213-6734.

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

NATIONAL BUILDER: ZERO percent down when you own land! Home built on your lot starting at $58 per square foot. Call for free color brochures, 800-622-2832.

EAST TENNESSEE: NORRIS Lake. 5.6-acre wooded lakefront lot, $66,500. 5.1-acre wooded-view lot, $28,900. Call Lakeside Realty at 423-626-5820, or visit

NORTH CAROLINA MOUNTAINS: Asheville area starting at $89,900 for spectacular parcels with views, waterfalls, mountain streams, amenities and much more. Call for appointment. 866-930-5263.

TAX DEED TITLE insurance without a quiet-title action, faster and cheaper. Dave Schumacher, president, Tax Title Services, 949-798-1180.

GULFFRONT LOTS: $595,000. Homes starting mid-$300s. New master-planned oceanfront community on beautiful Mustang Island, near Corpus Christi, Texas. 866-891-5163.

WITH TENNESSEE'S BEAUTIFUL lakes and mountains, you are sure to find the perfect spot to call home. Call Nancy Gaines, Gables & Gates, 865-388-7703, 865-777-9191.

CENTRAL GEORGIA LAND for sale. Great investment opportunity. Strong, proven market. One- to five-acre tracts starting at $5,200 per acre. Owner financing available. Call 706-737-2954.

REDWEEK.COM: #1 TIMESHARE marketplace 15,000-plus resales, rentals, resort reviews. Before you buy, rent, sell, visit

ASHEVILLE, N.C., AREA: Breathtaking mountain view and river parcels. One-to eight acres from the $80s. Nature trails, custom lodge, river walk and much more. Five minutes from town. 866-340-8446.

VIRGINIA MOUNTAINS: FIVE acres with frontage on large pristine creek, fishing, canoeing, good access, private, near New River Trail State Park, $49,500. Owner, 866-789-8535.

GEORGIA/NORTH CAROLINA: Captivating mountain views, lakes, rivers, waterfalls. Homesites starting at $39,900. Log home kits at $39,900. Limited availability. Call 888-389-3504, ext. 700.

COASTAL GEORGIA: NEW, pre-construction golf community. Large lots and condos with deepwater, marsh, golf, nature views. Gated, golf, fitness center, tennis, trails, docks. $70s-$300,000. 877-266-7376

TENNESSEE DEEP-WATER properties! Starting at only 39,900! Won't last! Call now! 866-950-5263, ext 105.

LET ME HELP you sell your home quickly and for near full value. We finance almost anyone! 305-387-6780.

WESTERN NEW MEXICO: Private 62-acre ranch, $129,990. Mountain views, trees, rolling hills, pastureland, borders bureau of land management. 1930s stone homestead and barn ruins. Horseback riding, hiking, hunting. Perfect family ranch, electricity. 100 percent financing. Additional parcels available. 866-365-2825.

BEAUTIFUL NORTH CAROLINA: Escape the heat in the beautiful peaceful mountains of western North Carolina. Homes, cabins, acreage and investments. Cherokee Mountain GMAC Real Estate. Call for free brochure, 800-841-5868.


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