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Date of Issue: October 18, 2007

The Islander Classifieds: Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2007

ITEMS FOR SALE

CHAR-BROIL GAS grill, side burner. $50, 941-896-5863.

SOLID CHERRY TV cabinet. $295, New counter- top dishwasher, $75, lawnmower $35, wicker coffee table, $35. 941-779-9074.

WINDOWS: HEAVY VINYL frames, double glazed. Two sliders 5-by-5 feet. Three 37-inch-by 36-inch panes. Two 37-inch by-60-inch vertical sliders. Interested 941-224-9607.

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

OLD-FASHIONED DINER MUGS: $8 (includes tax). Your coffee never tasted so good as when you drink from the old-style mugs available at The Islander, 5404 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-7978.

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.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

KARATE ON THE Island: Ages three through adult. Call 941-807-1734 or visitwww.islanddojo.cmasdirect.com.

ISLAND RESIDENT BUYS costume jewelry, fine jewelry. Sterling silver wanted. Will come to you. Diana Miller, 941-592-0817. E-mail: salesbydiana@gmail.com.

A YARN OUTLET grand opening: Saturday, Oct. 20. Knitting supplies and classes available. Please, call for hours and schedules. 5331 15th St. E. Bradenton,. Open seven days. Call 941-756-8915.

ATTIC STUFFED? Crafts to sell? Rent a space at the Artists Guild’s Art and Attic Affair, Holmes Beach, on Nov. 3 for $25. Call 941-778-6694. Sign up on Oct. 23.

MIXED MARTIAL ARTS training partner needed while visiting Anna Maria Island Sept. 27-Oct. 6 conditioning, techniques, light sparring. johnhammertime77@yahoo.com. 1-800-886-2885.

WWW.ANNAMARIAISLANDLIFE.COM IS now live. Accepting articles of interest and photos from Anna Maria Island businesses and individuals. 1-800-886-2885.

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

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.

GARAGE SALES

ROSER THRIFT SHOP: Open 9:30am-2pm Tuesday, Thursday. 9am-noon Saturday. Clearance sales on porch. 511 Pine Ave., Anna Maria. 941-779-2733.

HUGE GARAGE SALE: 9am-1pm Saturday, Oct. 20. Proceeds to benefit needy families for the holidays. 526 56th St., Holmes Beach.

HUGE GARAGE SALE: 9am-1pm Saturday, Oct. 20. Proceeds to benefit needy families for holidays. 524 56th St., Holmes Beach.

SALE: ANTIQUES AND Whatever store (closing due to death). All antiques, collectibles, sterling jewelry, antique display cases, furniture, primitives 50 percent off. Entire store must be cleared. 5351 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach, next to NIki’s Island Treasures, open seven days, 9:30am-5pm until cleared.

SALE!, CLOSING STORE, last two weeks, everything storewide 60 percent off. Antiques, sterling and vintage jewelry, display cases, art, lamps, two night stands, collectables, furniture, pottery, garden and more! Antiques and whatever. Next to Niki’s,. 5351 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach Open seven days, 9:30am-5pm.

NIKI’S ISLAND TREASUES: Sterling silver jewelry. 50 to 75 percent off. Lots of bargains as we clear out for the coming season. Open 7 days, 9:30am to 5pm. 779-0729.

GARAGE SALE: OCT. 19-20, Friday and Saturday, 8am-1pm Friday and Saturday, China hutch, china, pictures, furniture, dishes, silverware, bedspreads, sheets, blankets, umbrellas, tools, Snapper lawn mower, (like new), refrigerator with icemaker, Tiki totem poles. Please, cash only. 2516 Ave. A, Bradenton Beach.

CHRIST CHURCH BRADENTON: Bazaar and Silent auction. 11:30am-2pm Sunday, November 4. Benefits outreach. 4030 Manatee Ave, W. Bradenton. Questions call 941-747-3709.

LOST & FOUND

MISSING SINCE JULY 18: 8-year-old, indoor, plump, gray and white cat. Last seen at Los Cedros and Hammock Drive, Anna Maria. Has special diet needs. Reward offered. 941-778-5401.

PETS

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.

TRANSPORTATION

1996 GRAND CHEROKEE, 1996 Jeep SUV. 123,000 miles, two-wheel drive, power, good condition. Runs great. Below book value: $3,250. View at The Islander newspaper, 5404 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. 941-778-1102.

2000 CHRYSLER LHS: Grey sunroof, 65,000 miles. Loaded, leather seats, automatic, very well maintained. Iva, 941-350-8001.

4,500 MILES SALEEN design Ford Focus NO2, race, limited edition #14. Cherry red. Looks and runs great. $17,600. 941-896-5863

BOATS & BOATING

BOSTON WHALER! 2005 18-6 Dauntless. Fully loaded and in excellent condition with low hours, kept on boat lift, so no trailer. $28,500. Call 941-284-1215 and leave message or e-mail: kendra.p@verizon.net.

19-FOOT GRADY White tournament model with 150 HP, Yamaha. Tandem trailer and cover. $8,900. 941-778-5538

FISHING & CHARTERS

KIDS FOR HIRE

14-YEAR-OLD needs work. Willing to babysit, clean, etc. Red Cross trained in first aid and babysitting. Call Alexandra, 941-778-5352.

CALL KENDALL: 15-year old high school sophomore looking for babysitting, pet sitting or dog walking jobs. Four years experience and first aid certified. Great with kids and animals! 941-779-9783.

RED CROSS-CERTIFIED 14-year-old looking for a job babysitting or pet sitting. Experienced with kids! Call Kim, 941-794-8640 or 941-807-0889.

FOR BABYSITTING, PETSITTING or dog walking: Call Ariel and Kayla Jennis, twin sophomores at Manatee High School. CPR and first-aid certified by the Red Cross. 941-778-1746.

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.

HELP WANTED

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.

TWO SCOOPS IS now hiring: Flexible schedule, days and nights, weekdays and weekends. Apply within. 101 S. Bay Blvd., unit A-2, Anna Maria. 941-779-2422.

KITCHEN HELP apply by e-mail to chef@oohlalabistro.com.

PART-TIME FUN job. 15 to 20 hours a week or more. Available late afternoons, some Saturday mornings. Will train, get application at Curves, 941-779-2828

BUSINESS OPPORTUNITY

GIFTS/DECOR FOR patio, home and garden. Enchanting shop, fun items in Holmes Beach - busy shopping district. Profitable. $79,000. Longview Realty, 941-383-6112. For more great business and realty buys: www.longviewrealty.com.

RESTAURANT: CAFE AND RETAIL, charming and picturesque in great location for your menu and more. $75,000, inventory negotiable. Longview Realty, 941-383-6112. www.longviewrealty.com.

BEACHFRONT EATERY AND building with loyal clientele. Profitable. $1,295,000. Confidentiality agreement a must. Longview Realty, 941-383-6112. www.longviewrealty.com.

BOUTIQUE: OUTSTANDING BUSINESS in Holmes Beach’s top mall. Sells cruisewear, gifts, more. Good year-long traffic. $159,500. Longview Realty, 941-383-6112. www.longviewrealty.com.

HAIR/NAIL SALON: For sale near beaches. Low overhead of about $850/month. $9,500. Owner financing available. Jaimee, 941-737-7305.

HEALTH CARE

SERVICES

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.

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.

ANY ODD JOBS? Need a pet sitter or dog walker? Island local, dependable 17 year-old seeks work. Call Zach, 941-779-9783 or 941-224-5854.

LOCK AROUND THE Clock: Island locksmith and owner Bob Woods. Licensed, bonded and insured. 941-778-1661 or 941-713-4414.

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.

WEDDINGS, VOW RENEWAL and commitment ceremonies. Any time or place. Non-denominational officient available 24/7. Call 941-794-8204.

50FOR ALL HAULING needs from A-Z, to storage, to dump. We do it all. Nothing’s too big or too small. 941-773-8821.

NEED COMPUTER HELP? Computer repair, software training, maintenance, basic computer training, buying advice, virus care, hourly rates. Brian 941-524-9727.

HOUSECLEANING BY TONYIA: Free estimates. Serving Anna Maria Island and northwest Bradenton. References available upon request. 941-465-0591.

SUNCOAST CLEANING SERVICES: Weekly, bi-weekly and one-time cleans. Call Kathy at 941-592-4985.

NEED YOUR BOTTOM cleaned? Boat bottom cleaning and underwater maintenance. Call Kyle, 941-737-9619.

MORTGAGES, LOANS: RESIDENTIAL, refinance, commercial, business. Big money development. Mortgage City Inc. 941-830-8751.

MOTHER AND DAUGHTER Domestics: Will do cleaning, shopping, errands, pet care. 941-592-8684. For laundry and ironing, 941-773-1631

MUSIC LESSONS! Flute, saxophone, clarinet. 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! www.jackelka.com. 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.

CLEANING COMMERCIAL/RESIDENTIAL: Available weekends. Professional services, beautiful results. Call Sandy, 941-792-7835.

ACCOUNTING SERVICES AVAILABLE: Part time as needed. Call 941-739-6252.

DOOR SHOP: OPEN 8:30am-4pm, Monday-Friday. Steel, fiberglass, fire-rated, commercial, residential, thousands of glass options. All code approved, impact available. Metro Door Shop, 941-758-5828.

BOAT, VEHICLE AND Window Lettering: All done with precision cut vinyl in the colors and design of your choice. Call Splash Graphics at 941-345-5520.

D&E HANDYMAN services. Drywall, finishing, texture, painting, trim, free estimates, etc. insured. Dwayne 941-524-0299, Elda 941-524-9046 (Spanish)

EXPERIENCED HOME COMPANION: Live in, visit, your place or mine. Shopping, errands, appointments, etc. 941-748-32-47

DO YOU WANT AN AWARD WINNING WEB-SITE - Designed, Redesigned & Hosted: We're your first step to create your internet presence on the web. Each web-site is created specifically for your company. Why trust anyone else, use The Islander, we're local, professional and award winning designs. Please email, we will be happy to give you a FREE quote. webmaster@islander.org

LAWN & GARDEN

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.

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, property maintenance. Owner operated by Island resident. Exceptional value! Licensed and insured. Call 941-726-7070. www.gulfshorelandscaping.com.

CLOUD 9 LANDSCAPING: Lawn and landscape maintenance. Tree-trimming, mulching, plantings, sod, shell. Many references and insured. Please call 941-778-2335.

TIRED OF PAYING more than estimates? Tree trimming, removal, pruning, mulching. Guaranteed best price in writing. 11-year Island resident. Cell, 941-951-1833

LANDSCAPING

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.

TIRED OF NO return calls? Straight Shot Landscape calls back. For all your landscape, call Shark Mark. 941-727-5066. Shell $42/yard.

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

THE SWISS GARDENER: Full-service landscaping and property management. 15 years Island experience. Licensed and insured. Call Allen anytime. Cell, 941-224-8569.

LANDSCAPE FULL TIME: Longboat Key Resort, 40 hours per week. Experience and references a must. Good Pay with benefits. English speaking required. 941-383-5549

HOME IMPROVEMENT

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.

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.

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 AND MARBLE Installation: Many Island references. Free estimates, prompt service. Steve Allen Floor Coverings. 941-726 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.

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 .

GUARANTEED A-1 PAINTING service. Get a bid then call Nick, he’s the best. Island references. Licensed. Call Nick, 941-727-1448 or 941-962-5131.

EXPERIENCED BUILDING CONTRACTOR: Carl V. Johnson Jr. Inc. New homes, porches, decks, remodel, repairs, etc. Quality work. Fair price! 941-795-1947. Lic. # RR0066450.

PAINTING, WALL REPAIRS, carpentry and more. Island resident, very meticulous and reliable. I take pride in my work. For a free estimate, call Colin at 941-779-0120 or 941-376-0541.

RESILIENT PROPERTIES AND renovations: Kitchens, bathrooms, tile work, decks, sheetrock, painting and more. Reliable work start-to-finish. What does your home need? Free estimates. Call Thomas P. Lass, 941-782-7313.

K&C PAINTING LLC. Interior, exterior, faux. A woman’s touch. Kelly Meshberger. Free estimates. 941-544-8658.

HOME IMPROVEMENT: ENTIRE home renovations. Kitchens, baths, cabinets, drywall, carpentry, tile, all floor coverings, painting. Free estimates. Call 941-524-0088.

AMERICAN HANDYMAN: ISLAND resident. Guaranteed price, guaranteed quality. Carpentry, electrical, plumbing and painting. Professional references from your neighbors. Licensed and insured. Mark, 941-527-9900

KITCHEN AND BATH remodeling and custom carpentry for your home or condo. Florida state licensed builder. CBC1255132. Call John, Gulf Construction. 28 years of experience. 941-773-6808.

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

MASTERS OF RENOVATIONS: Do you need a professional at electrical, plumbing, carpentry, tiling, painting or remodeling? 24-hour emergency service. Free estimates. Call 941-580-3312.

MARBLE, GRANITE, WALLS, floors, counter tops installed. Polish restored, water stains removed from marble showers, counter tops. Call Jerry Gardinia. 941-723-1749.

RENTALS

RENTALS available weekly, monthly, seasonal. Wedebrock Real Estate Co., 941-778-6665 or 800-749-6665. www.wedebrock.com.

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: beachdreams@tampabay.rr.com.

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

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

1-4BR DIRECT BEACHFRONT, gorgeous views, designer furnished, cable, DVD/VCR, dishwasher, phone, quaint village. $975-$2,375/week. 941-713-0034 or beachdreams@tampabay.rr.com.

BRIGHT! REDUCED! 2BR/2BA house, steps to beach. $1,400/month, $550/week. Jaime, 941-545-8488. http://jjvacations.blogspot.com.

ANNUAL: SANDPIPER RESORT 55-plus mobile home park community. 2BR/1BA, turnkey furnished, washer and dryer. Includes water, sewer and garbage. Bay and Gulf views. Lease to purchase. Call 941-778-4523 or 941-737-1121.

STEPS TO BEACH: Anna Maria Island. Fully furnished, spacious 1BR/2BA, kitchen, courtyard, washer and dryer. $425/week. Call 800-903-5176, or e-mail: annamariaisland@gmail.com.

ANNUAL: 2BR/1BA HOLMES Beach. Convenient location, big yard, pets considered, $895/month, garbage and yard service included. 941-778-2113.

GULFFRONT: QUAINT 2BR/1BA Ground-level. Enjoy breathtaking sunsets. Walk to restaurants, shops, grocery, trolley. April through December, $2,500/month. Call for weekly rates. 813-294-3014 or 352-592-5870.

RENTAL PROPERTY: 3BR/1BA, two-car garage with workshop. Large lot with picket fenced-in yard. Two blocks from Gulf, one block from bay. Quiet neighborhood. Bradenton Beach. $1,500/month. 941-321-3834.

BEAUTIFUL 2BR/2BA BAYFRONT with deep-water dock. Furnished, carport and a great value located in Bradenton Beach. 941-779-4713.

ANNUAL RENTAL: 2BR/2BA half duplex. Great location, 201 72nd St., Holmes Beach. Very clean, possible third bedroom or office. Pet OK. $1,200/month. CoastLine Accommodations, 941-779-9500.

ANNUAL RENTAL: 2BR/2BA, Gulf views. $1,200/month includes water, cable TV, washer and dryer. 104 31st St., Holmes Beach. CoastLine Accommodations, 941-779-9500.

COMMERCIAL OFFICE SPACE: One or two offices with shared conference room, kitchen. Free-standing building on Gulf Drive. 944-737-0915.

APARTMENT: 1BR/1BA ON Palma Sola Bay, near beaches and park. Rent is $650/month, tenant pays electric. Move in with security, $650 and utility proration, first month free. Call Reed, 9am-8pm, at 941-448-8100 or 941-794-2258.

0601FURNISHED 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 tlyonsrq@verizon.net or call 941-928-8735. Leave message for information and availability.

ANNUAL FURNISHED 1BR/1BA waterfront apartment with laundry and some utilities included. $850/month. Phone 941-795-1132 or 941-545-7109.

LUXURY 2BR/2BA, STEPS to beach. $995/week plus taxes and cleanup. Nice 2BR mobile home on canal, senior park, pool, 15 minutes to beach. $1,000/month for three months, season. 863-688-3524 or 863-608-1833. Cyberrentals. E-mail: chickenplucker@webtv.net.

ROOMMATE NEEDED to share 2BR/1BA duplex in Holmes Beach. $500/month plus half utilities. Call 941-778-6547.

SUNNY SHORES MOBILE home. 1BR/1BA near beach, clubhouse. Very nice. $1,200/month, October and November. No smoking, no pets. 941-730-4078.

OCTOBER OR NOVEMBER: 1BR/1BA mobile home, 55-plus community. No pets. $600/month. Steps to beach. 941-779-4634.

TWO CONDOS: ONE on the beach, one close by with a boat dock. 2BR/2BA, lots of amenities, beautifully updated. 941-761-1923.

ANNUAL DUPLEX FOR rent: Ground level, Anna Maria, 2BR/1BA, across from beach. $950/month plus utilities. 941-778-7003.

FURNISHED 2BR CONDO for rent. Minimum three months or annually. 55 and older. Beautiful location across street from beach. Heated swimming pool, clubhouse, fishing pier. 813-927-1632 or 813-918-1543.

ELEVATED 2BR/1.5BA DUPLEX in Holmes Beach available Sept. 1. Quiet area, three blocks to beach. $975/month unfurnished, includes water. First, last, security required. 941-730-2606. 

CHARMING MONTHLY OR seasonal condo. Beach view on Holmes Beach. 2BR/2.5BA, washer and dryer. Two screened-in decks, pool. Cross the street, on the water. $2,400/month. 813-677-7477.

SEASONAL RENTAL: LARGE 1BR/1.5BA condo, completely furnished, new kitchen, $1000/month, tenant pays electric. Community pool and clubhouse, five minutes from beach. 941-748-5352.

ANNUAL DUPLEX FOR rent: Ground level, Anna Maria, 2BR/1BA, across from beach. $950/month plus utilities. 941-778-7003.

ANNUAL RENTAL 3BR/2BA, Holmes Breach with boat slip. Sunny, spacious, clean, newly renovated. $1,200/month. Call owner. 538-9328

2008 SEASON, 200 feet to Rod & Reel Pier, fully furnished ground -floor duplex with all amenities, 2BR/1BA, no smokers/pets. $1,500/month, four-month minimum, discount for longer stays, available Dec.1. 941-387-8610.

HOLMES BEACH, 3BR/2BA, upstairs duplex, large yard, clean. $1,200/month, no pets. 941-725-4190.

ANNUAL RENTAL LARGE 1/BR/1BA, living room, Florida room, new kitchen. $1,050/month, includes electric, water, garbage. Fran Maxon Real Estate, 941-778-2307.

ANNUAL RENTAL RIVERVIEW Boulvard. 3BR/2BA, garage, views of river. $1,350/month. Fran Maxon Real Estate, 941-778-2307.

APARTMENT: HOLMES BEACH. One block to beach. Upstairs, two rooms, bath and kitchen. $425/week. Available weeks starting Sept. 26. 941-779-4505 or 941-778-4246.

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

RENT-TO-OWN: 3BR townhouse. Steps to the beach. 3000 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach. $1,695/month. 941-447-6278. www.44Smart.com.

BEAUTIFUL 2BR/2BA: FLORIDA room, washer and dryer hookup, dishwasher, carport. $1,000/month. 2BR/1BA, tile floors, $725/month. 1BR/1BA, close to beach, $700/month. No pets. Dolores M. Baker Realty, 941-778-7500.

ANNUAL BAYOU CONDO: New annual rental! Anna Maria 2BR/1BA near the city pier. $1,000/month plus electric. Call an Island Place Realty at 941-779-9320.

SEASONAL: ALL NEW for rent December 2007, January, February and March, 2008. 2BR/2BA on Homles Beach. Call, 941-778-1817

CHARMING MONTHLY SEASONAL: Condominium. Beach view on Holmes Beach. 2BR/2BA, washer and dryer. Two screened in-decks. Pool. Cross the street on the water. $2,400/month. 813-677-7477.

VACATION RENTAL POOL: home, 3BR/2BA, two-car garage, furnished, inclusive, gorgeous. Near Palma Sola Causeway. $1,000/week. www.coastalpropertiesrealty.com. Suzanne, 941-794-1515.

WINTER RENTALS AVAILABLE: Monthly, starting at $2,100/month. Fran Maxon Real Estate, 941-778-2307, www.franmaxonrealestate.com.

HOLMES BEACH: 1BR/1BA: 750-sf apartment. 100 feet from bay. First, last, security deposit. $850/month. 949-813-4900.

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

ANNUAL CUTE, FURNISHED 1BD/1BA duplex. Lakefront with dock. Walk to beach. Garage with washer/dryer. No smoking/pets. Holmes Beach. $925.00, 941-232-3704

ANNUAL CUTE, FURNISHED 1BD/1BA duplex. Lakefront with dock. Walk to beach. Garage with washer/dryer. No smoking/pets. Holmes Beach. $925.00, 941-232-3704

3BR/2BA HOUSE FOR rent in Holmes Beach. Garage, washer/dryer hookup. Also annual apartment in Holmes Beach. Kitchen, bedroom and bathroom. No pets. 941-778-7039.

3BD/2BA DUPLEX: ground level, updated, walking distance to downtown Holmes Beach, small pets OK, nice yard, lots of tile floors. $1,150/month. 941-807-5626

BARGAN BEAUTIFUL RENTAL north end, a great price to the right person. Available now through December. Must qualify. 941-720-5198

TEMPORARY RENTAL: 2BR elevated duplex with porch and laundry. Freshly remodeled, private parking, one block to Gulf beaches. $795/month. 941-807-5449.

APARTMENT: 1BR/1BA ON Palma Sola Bay, near beaches and park. Rent is $650/month, tenant pays electric. Move in with security, $650 and utility peroration, first month free. Call Reed, 9am-8pm, 941-448-8100 or 941-794-2258.

SEASONAL ALL NEW: For rent December 2007, January through March 2008. 2BR/2BA on Holmes Beach. Call 941-778-1819

VACATION RENTALS NOW: Palma Sola townhouse, 2BR/BA, pool and boat dock, $499/week. Key Royale waterfront home, boat dock, pool, all updated, $799/week. Longboat village cottage updated, 2BR/1BA, $499/week. Real Estate Mart, 941-756-1090

ANNUAL RENTAL: RIVERVIEW Boulevard. 3BR/2BA, garage, views of river. $1,295/month. Fran Maxon Real Estate, 941- 778-2307

ANNUAL RENTAL 4-5BR/5BA home on canal, dock, pool and tennis courts. $2.700/month. Call Sato Real Estate, Inc. 941-778-7200

ANNUAL RENTAL BRADENTON: Beach. 2BR/2BA condo. The unit is a 4-plex and has two floors over parking. Steps to beach. $1,000/month, plus utilities. Call 941-813-0428

BRADENTON BEACH CONDO: 2BR/2BA, located steps to the beach and Intracostal. Unit has two floors above parking. Remodeled interior and exterior. $350,000. Call 813-245-0428.

ANNUAL ANNA MARIA: 2BR/2BA newly renovated. $850.00/month. Rental includes garbage and lawn service. 941-778-6088.

ANNUAL RENTAL: POOL home, 2BD/2BA, elevated duplex, one-car garage, large storage room. Available immediately.

RENT OR BUY! Four bedroom house just minutes from the beach. Contact Heather Absten, P.A., RE/MAX Gulfstream at 941-807-4661, or visit www.HeatherAbsten.com.

3BR/2BA DUPLEX: ONE block to beach. Washer and dryer, tropical yard, no pets. $925/month. First and deposit. 941-524-6773. Leave message, available now.

REAL ESTATE

NEW LAKEFRONT CONDOS: From mid-$200s. Minutes to beach, one block south of Manatee Avenue on 67th Street. Models open daily. Hidden Lake Real Estate, 941-761-0444. www.hiddenlakecondominiums.com.

ISLAND HOME REDUCED: For sale by owner. Holmes Beach 3BR, deep-water canal, pool, boat dock, many upgrades. $675,000. Call 941-545-8601.

1BR/1BA MOBILE HOME: One block to marina. Land owned! No age, pet restrictions or fees. Really cute and clean. $115,000. 513-470-3851.

3BR/2.5BA HOUSE, STEPS TO beach: Less than two years old, nearly 2,000 sf, 18-foot soaring ceilings, heated pool, granite counter-tops, wood cabinets, stainless-steel appliances, hardwood floors, metal roof, two-car garage and more! Owner must sell. A real value at $669,000. 941-725-2826.

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! $625,000. See disply ad in this week’s paper! 404 21st Place, Bradenton Beach by owner. Call Herb Dolan, 941-725-2395.

FOR SALE: SUNBOW Bay, across from Publix. 2BR/2BA fully furnished, decorated and well equipped! Garage, storage, elevator. Two pools, one tennis court, one fishing pier. $350,000. Telephone 941-778-9684.

PRICE SLASHED: CHARMING canal house for sale. $649,900. Call 941-779-1013 or 717-392-4048.

ON THE BEACH! Condo appraised recently at $510,000. Now only $385,000. Beautifully remodeled 2BR/2BA, granite counter tops, pools. 941-761-1923.

LOT FOR SALE; 57.75x114-feet, one block from beach. $450,000. 123 Neptune Lane, Holmes Beach. 941-779-4505 or 941-778-4246.

HOLMES BEACH GULFFRONT condo: 1-2BR, totally remodeled in 2006. Stainless-steel appliances, two pools, carport. Appraised $499,000, now $299,000. 616-540-4343.

WATERFRONT COTTAGE ON Hodgdon Pond on Mount Desert Island in Maine, home of Acadia National Park. Will consider exchange or financing. $795,000. 1-800-453-9646. margo_stanley@verizon.net.

HOLMES BEACH: THREE adjoining lots. $1,200,000. Residential or zone commercial. Privacy. Beautiful! Serious buyers only, write: HOF99@nolanryan.net. Clyde Dickey, 2011 Nantucket, Richardson TX 75080.

CLUB BAMBOO SOUTH: The lowest price ever for this great building on the beach. Must sell! $329,000 or best offer. Call Pete, 773-472-7440.

DOUBLEWIDE 1BR/1BA: Large living, dining bar, utility rooms. Double carport, shed, deck, all appliances. Newly remodeled. Must see! $19,000. 941-545-7978.

PINEBROOK GOLF COURSE condo. Mainland, yet convenient to beaches. 4410 Fairways Blvd., Bradenton, #606. 2BR/2BA. Open Sunday 1-3pm. Only $209,000! Ethel Kelley, Rose Bay Real Estate, 941-704-7921.

2BR/1BA CORTEZ ROAD, ground-floor, canalfront condo with enclosed, glass lanai. Fully furnished and ready to move in or rent. $174,900. 440-336-1393.

ANNA MARIA, KEY Royale home. No fees, 3BR/2BA, pool, spa, boat dock, all updated, Xeroscape lot. $799,000. Call owner-agent direct. 941-356-1456.

LOT FOR MOBILE home. Water view. One mile from Island. Boat ramp available. $120,000. Can divide. Perfect investment property. 513-470-3851.

2BR/1BA: CORTEZ ROAD, canalfront condo with enclosed glass lanai. Partially furnished. $174,900. 440-336-1393.

NEW CONTRUCTION BRADENTON: 3BR/2.5BA 1732 sf., large yard, fireplace, wet-bar, two car attached garage. Short walk to bay, plus much more. $490.000. Call George, 941-720-0934, for details.

BRADENTON BEACH CONDO: 2BR/2BA, located steps to the beach and Intracostal. Unit has two floors above parking. Remodeled interior and exterior. $350,000, Call 813-245-0428.

MUST SELL! ELEVATED concrete duplex, 2BR per side, freshly remodeled. 3,500 sf of enclosed space. One block to beach. $439,900. 941-807-5449.

TWO LOTS FOR sale in city of Anna Maria, gorgeous views of Tampa Bay, near beach, each 73 x 100-feet. 501 S. Bay Blvd, corner lot, $549,900. 505 S. Bay Blvd, canal lot, $599,900. Call Ron at 810-252-4888.

OUT-OF-STATE REAL ESTATE

DUPLEX ON TWO lots for sale. Both units 2BR/1.5BA, elevated, park under building. Two deeded lots, one duplex. $710,000. 941-730-2606.

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. Cherokeemountainrealty.com. Call for free brochure, 800-841-5868.

BEAUTIFUL NORTH CAROLINA mountains. Boone, Blowing Rock, Banner Elk. Let the local experts at Map Realty find that perfect property for you. 828-262-5655, or www.maprealtyboone.com.

FIRST TIME OFFERED: Colorado mountain ranch. 35 acres, $49,900. Priced for quick sale. Overlooking a majestic lake, beautifully treed, 360-degree mountain views, adjacent to national forest. Easy terms. 866-353-4807.

GORGEOUS NORTH CAROLINA mountain homesites. Three to seven acres from just $79,900. Minutes to Asheville, N.C. Enjoy sweeping mountain views, a mile of river frontage and walking trails. Amenities include gated entrance, community lodge and riverside barbecue area. Excellent financing available. Grand opening Saturday, Oct. 13. Call today! 877-890-5253, ext. 2987.

LIMITED TIME OFFER: 100 percent financing. Gated lakefront community of the North Caroline Blue Ridge Mountans. 90 miles of shoreline. Start $99,000. Call now, 800-709-lake.

ESTATE HOMESITES IN gated lakefront communities on pristine lakes in beautiful western North Carolina. Call now 800-709-lake.

SAVANNAH HIGHLANDS NEW home, $164,900. New home near historic Savannah, Georgia. 3BR/2BA, two-car garage, screened porch. Coastal living at an affordable price! 888-499-7575. www.savannahhighlands.com.

LAKES OF SUMMERVILLE: Coastal southern charm, $159,900. New home ideally located near historic Charleston SC. 3BR/2BA, 9-foot ceilings, two-car-garage. Call now! 800-639-5000. www.lakesofsummerville.com.

ARIZONA LAND LIQUIDATION! Near Tucson. Football field-sized lots. $0 down/$0 interest, $159/month,$18,995 total. Free information. Money back guarantee! 800-682-6103, operator #10.

NORTH CAROLINA: COOL Mountain air, views and streams, homes, cabins and acreage. Free brochure, 800-642-5333. Realty of Murphy, 317 Peachtree St., Murphy, NC 28906. Www.realtyofmurphy.com.

EXCLUSIVE ESTATES! Very rare estates being offered for first time: Unique waterfall estate. 15.3-acre gentleman's farm. View at www.troutstreamestates.com.

AUTUMN LAKE SALE! Dockable lakefront and lake access with free boat slips now $19,900. Save tens of thousands! Gorgeous private lake. Call now, 888-792-5253, ext. 1527. www.indianlaketn.com.

VIRGINIA MOUNTAINS LOG cabin. Shell on two private acres near very wide trout stream in the Galax area and New River State Park, $139,500. Owner, 866-789-8535.

RETIRE TO SOUTH CAROLINA! 4BR/2BA, $229,000. New home on 18-hole championship golf course. Golf Digest school facility. Blue Ridge Mountain setting, comfortable four-season climate. Enjoy low taxes and low cost of living in top-rated cultural and recreational location. Perfect vacation/retirement. Call now, 886-334-3253, ext. 1344.

BUILD YOUR DREAM retirement home. Land starting at $79,900, on 18-hole championship golf course. Home of Golf Digest schools. Blue Ridge Mountain setting, comfortable four-season climate. Enjoy low taxes and low cost living in top-rated cultural and recreational location. Perfect for vacation/retirement. Call now, 865-334-3253, ext. 1336.

3/BR RANCH HOUSE along trout stream that borders national forest. Set on 15-plus acres for tremendous privacy. Absolute steal at $294,900. Won't last, call now. 877-777-4837.

FREE CLOSING COSTS or $10,000 savings bond with purchase of prime 20-plus acre properties abutting national forest. Own frontage on huge trout stream! Call now for details. 877-202-2727.

DIRECT PRIVATE ACCESS to Jefferson National Forest. One-of- a- kind land offering mix of hardwood forest and pristine pasture. Incredible mountain views. Only $119,000. www.nationalforestland.com.

TENNESSEE WATERFRONT SALE! Lakefront, lake view and access to community boat slips and launch. One- to three-acre homesites. Save 10 percent the entire month of October! MlC Realty, 800-351-5263 www.buylandintn.com.

KENTUCKY LAKE PROPERTY sale! Wooded 1-2-acre homesites. No time frame to build. Prices start at $19,900. Save 10 percent month of October! MlC Realty, 800-301-5263, www.buylandinky.com.

BEATIFUL 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... cherokeemountainrealty.com Call for free brochure 800-841-5868.

FIRST TIME OFFERED: Colorado Mountain Ranch. 35 acres, $49,900. Priced for quick sale. Overlooking a majestic lake, beautifully treed, 360 degree mountain views, adjacent to national forest. Easy terms.866- 353-4807.

THE BEST INVESTMENT: is buying land 1-20 acre beautiful homes sites located in central Georgia. Great weather. Starting at $3900 per acre. Financing Available. 706- 364-4200

VIRGINIA MOUTAINS: 5 acres riverfront on Big Reed Island Creek near New River State Park, fishing, view, private, good access $89,500, 866-789-8535.

AFFORDABLE LAKE PROPERTIES On pristine 34,000 acre Norris Lake Over 800 miles of wooded shoreline four seasons. Call 888-291-5253 or visit Lakeside Realty www.lakesiderealty-tn.com.

RETIRE TO SOUTH CAROLINA:4BR/2BA $229,000. New home on 18- hole championship golf course. Golf Digest Schools facility. Blue Ridge Mountain setting, comfortable 4 season climate. Enjoy low taxes and low cost of living in top- rated cultural and recreational location. Perfect vacation or retirement. Call now 866-334-3253 ext. 1344.

BUILD YOU DREAM retirement home, starting at $79,900. On 18 hole championship golf course. Home of Golf Digest Schools. Blue Ridge Moutnain setting, comfortable four season climate. Enjoy low taxes and low cost living in top rated cultural and recreational location. Perfect for vacation or retirement. Call now, 866-334-3253 ext. 1336.

COASTA RICA OCEAN: river and mountain view estate lots. Affordable paradise, starting at $60K. Call today for information or appointment with a representative in your area. 800-993-0962, www.joyapacifica.com.

NORTH CAROLINA MOUNTAINS: New! Easy to finish Log Cabin with 85 acres. $89,900 also, big mountain view and riverfront home sites available. Call for free infrormation. 828-429-4004.

BREATHTAKING NORTH GEORGIA Mountains, cabins, land and lake homes of Blue Ridge. Call Four Seasons realty,your hometown specialists, 877- BUY-MTNS, or www.buymtns.com.

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