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Date of Issue: November 01, 2007

The Islander Classifieds: Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2007

ITEMS FOR SALE

FOR SALE CORNER computer desk by Bush. Nice work area and storage. $50. 941-761-8291.

IN TIME FOR Holidays, Budweiser holiday beer steins. 1980-2007, all 28 years issued. Beautiful, new, unused, includes early year rarities. Valued over $1,200, selling for $600. 941-778-9818

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.

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.

SATURDAY, NOV. 3. from 8am-noon, please drop off tax deductable donations for the West Manatee Fire Rescue volunteer Auxillary fundraiser. Drop items off at the firestation on Second Street N., behind Tingley Library in Bradenton Beach.

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.

CHRIST CHURCH BRADENTON: Bazaar and silent auction, benefits outreach, St. Stephens School. 11:30am-2pm Sunday, Nov. 4. For questions call, 941-747-3709

HUGE PRE-CHRISTMAS sale at Niki's Island Treasures, all sterling jewelry, 50 to 75 percent off. Great gift sets. 36-piece dishes, Williams Sonoma, Italy, regularly $169, now $75. Store next to Niki's closed. Table full of collectables, lamps, 75 percent off. Select art, gifts, antiques, jewelry, 30 to 90 percent off. 5351 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach, 941-779-0729.

MULTIPLE YARD SALE: 9am-? Saturday, Nov.3. 82nd Street, Holmes Beach.

BUDGET BOX THRIFT Shop: 10am-4pm, Monday-Friday. 10am-2pm Saturday. Flea market Nov. 10. Wicker tables, chairs. 401 42nd St. NW Bradenton.

GARAGE SALE: 8pm Saturday, Nov. 3. Tools, stereo equipment, furniture, sunfish sailboat, linens, safe, bikes and much more! 524 75 th St., Holmes Beach.

HUGE MULTI-FAMILY sale! 8am Saturday, Nov. 3. Collectibles, antiques, household, something for everyone. 5910 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach.

SALE: SATURDAY AND Sunday, Nov. 3-4. Women's clothes, furniture, miscellaneous items. 415 Alamanda, Anna Maria. Go north to Fern, turn right.

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. 

GARAGE SALE: 8 am.-noon Sat. November 3. Glass dining table with upholstered chairs, glass end tables, used furniture, bedding, miscellaneous items. 1205 Gulf Drive North, Bradenton Beach.

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.

FOUND: SMALL BLACK-and-white Manx cat. Either lost or free for the taking. Call David, 941-778-3793.

FOUND DOG: "Hunter" was roaming, abandoned near the Ocala Forest. Large dog, chocolate color with white muddled spots, brown eyes. Friendly, energetic, needs open land to roam. Likes to chase squirrels. Needs a friend. Call 941-928-8735 to adopt.

PETS

AKC COCKER SPANIEL Pups. Vetrinarian checked, health certificates. Mom-dad on premises, ready Nov 9.. Red/white and black/white. Parti's, 941-776-3208, 6 pm.

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

1991 NISSON MAXIMA: Cold air, runs and drives. New parts. $1,200 or best offer. Call after 5pm. 941-778-7770.

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.

VESPA, 2007 MOTOR SCOOTER LX50: Many extras. Be the Cary Grant of the Island. Pristine condition. $4,000 firm! 941-751-3203.

BOATS & BOATING

BOSTON WHALER! 2005 18-6 Dauntless. Fully loaded and in excellent condition with low hours, kept on boat lift, so no trailer. $25,300. Call 941-284-1215 and leave message or e-mail: kendra.p@verizon.net.

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.

HOUSEHOLD HELP: GENERAL household duties, cleaning, organization, flexable hours, 25-30 hours. Must past background check. Leave message, 941-778-4247.

HARRY'S CONTINENTAL KITCHENS: Hiring for deli, restaurant and catering positions for season. Call 941-383-0777, or e-mail resume to info@harryskitchen.com.

SALES HELP WANTED:15 to 25 hours a week. Morning and afernoon shifts available.Circuit coaching and guest production, Will train. Curves, 941-779-2878.

IMMEDIATE OPENING FOR housekeeper at local motel. 941-778-2780.

FRAMERS WANTED: MUST have experience and must be dependable. References required. Pay will depend on experience. Call Logan, 941-448-7369, today!

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

FRAMERS WANTED: MUST have experience and must be dependable. References required. Pay will depend on experience. Call Logan, 941-448-7369, today!

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.

OPENING ANTIQUE AND collectible store in Holmes Beach, Nov. 1. Currently interviewing vendors for immediate occupancy. Call Mike, 941-761-1213.

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.

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

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.

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.

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. 

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

COMPLETE BOOKEEPING AND accounting services. On call or part time, as you require. 30 years experience. 941-739-6252.

NITE-OWL OFFICE cleaning. 33-year islander. References. 941-773-2761.

ISLAND ROCK SCHOOL at the Anna Maria Island Community Center. Guitar, bass, drums, flute, saxophone, clarinet, piano and vocals. Call Scott Achor, 941-778-1747, or Koko Ray Hansen, 941-758-0395. Rock on!

CHECK MY HOUSE! When you're away, we stay close to home. We provide full house checking services - when and what you need - to ensure your house is secure and cared for while you are away. Call 941-928-8735, or e-mail checkmyhouse@verizon.net for details.

HANDY MAN SERVICES: Painting, pressure washing. Home to home repair work. Driveways, window cleaning, anything and everything. Please call, 941-650-4814.

LOOKING FOR CHILD care? V.P.K.? Bizzy Bees Daycare (formerly on the Island) has open house, 4:30-6:30pm, Friday, Oct. 26. Call Shelagh, 941-761-0132.

UPSCALE NAIL SALON: Nails on the Island. 30 years experience all phases of nail care. Gift boutique, nail products, handbags, jewelry and sunglasses. 9908 Gulf Drive, Anna Maria. Call for an appointment, 941-713-5244.

WILBER'S WAY MOBILE boat repair. Specializing in diesel and inboard/outboard engines. 20 years experience.  Call Shawn, 941-779-3467 or 941-761-0989.

HOUSE CLEANING BY Laura. References available. Mornings only. $15 per hour. 941-539-6891.

PAUL'S DEPENDABLE HOME Services Inc. Specializing in drywall and stucco, new or repairs. Popcorn removal, skip-trawl ceilings. Plus much more. All jobs welcome. 941-650-7874.

CLEANING COMMERCIAL/RESIDENTIAL cleaning: Available weekends. Professional service, beautiful results. Call Sandy, 941-747-2907.

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.

TREES BY BREEZE Inc. Landscaping, tree trimming, property maintenance. Insured. Island resident since 1988. Call Chris, 941-778-2823.

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. 941-301-6067. Shell $42/yard.

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

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.

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

STEINIGGER PAINTING AND handyman. Residential, commercial, no job to small. AM or PM. Call Allen, 941-518-6636.

UPDATE YOUR HOME with new stucco and paint. Minor to major, repairs or remodeling. Call Tony, 941-778-4596.

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

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.

UPDATE AND STUCCO your home with new stucco and paint. Minor to major repairs or remodeling. Call Tony, 941-778-4596.

RENTALS

HOLMES BEACH LARGE corner lot in Bay Palms with opportunity for rental or for your many vistors, 2BR/1BA plus garage. Open plan with large porch. 1BR/1BA attached apartment. Located steps from the beach and walking distance to shops, restaurants, plus on the bus line. Offered at $585,000. Call Erlene Fitzpatrick at 941-224-6339, or 941-758-7777, RE/MAX Gulfstream Realty.

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.

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 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.

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-f.

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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

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

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

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.

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

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

UNFURNISHED 1BR/2BA newly remodeled, poolside, large rooms and porch. $975/month, year lease. 201 S. Bay, 786-375-9633.

GULF VIEWS: ONLY 30 yards to beach. 3BR/1BA, ground-level home with porch. Dead end on Avenue F, Holmes Beach. No pets, nonsmoking. $1,050/month-plus. Yearly lease. Call owner, cell 800-894-1950.

ANNUAL RENTAL: HOLMES Beach. 1BR/!BA, across street from beach. $695/month, includes water/garbage. Fran Maxon Real Estate, 941-778-2307.

ANNUAL RENTAL NORTH west Bradenton. 3BR/2BA garage, views of river, neat and clean. $1,295/month. Fran Maxon Real Estate, 941-778-2307.

ANNUAL RENTAL: BRADENTON Beach. 2BR/2BA condo. The unit is a four-plex and has two floors over parking. Steps to beach. $1,000/month, plus utilities. Call 813-245-0428.

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

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.

ANNUAL, NICE, 2BR/2BA-plus raised duplex. 63rd Street. Two available. $1,000 or 1,200. Call 941-565-1430 or http://mysite.verizon.net/res0kxh/homeforeen/

CORTEZ, BRADENTON BEACH area: Spacious, elevated 2BR/2.5BA unfurnished apartment. Large deck, half garage, laundry. $1,295/month includes utilities and basic cable. 1.3 miles to beach. Community boat ramp on Palma Sola Bay. Will consider six-month seasonal rental. 941-761-2725.

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

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.

CONDO 1BR/1BA across the street from the Gulf. $700/week, $1800/month, plus tax. No smokers. 941-778-3320

2BR/2BA CONDO on Anna Maria Island with beautiful Gulf views. Monthly, weekly or seasonal rentals. 941-721-4789. www.annamaria-rental.com.

LARGE DUPLEX: 2,000 sf with garage, Sunny Shores, quiet, close to everything, beaches. Available now. $900/month. 941-749-1238.

ANNUAL: ANNA MARIA 2BR/1BA newly renovated, unfurnished. Garbage and yard service included. $800/month. 941-778-6088.

VACATION RENTALS NOW: Palma Sola townhouse 2BR/2BA, pool and boat dock, $499/week. Holmes Beach waterfront home, 3BR/2BA with pool, spa, boat dock, $899/week. Longboat north end Village, 2BR/1BA house, $699/week. Real Estate Mart, 941-756-1090.

ANNUAL RENTAL: POOL, 2BR/2BA elevated duplex. One-car garage, large storage room. Available immediately. $1,100/month. Anna Maria Gulf Coast Properties, 941-782-5609.

DUPLEX: BEAUTIFUL 2BR/2BA, Florida room, dishwasher, washer and dryer hookups, carport, close to beach. $1,000/month. 2BR/1BA apartment, no pets. Dolores M. Baker Realty, 941-778-7500.

VILLAGE GREEN NEAR: 75TH ST. West. 2BR/2BA,  large den. $1,300/month. Includes pool and lawn service. First and last. 941-792-3081.

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.

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.

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.

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 $409,000. Beautifully remodeled 2BR/2BA, granite counter tops, pools. 941-761-1923.

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.

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.

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.

HAVE IT ALL: Beautiful direct Gulf views just steps to sandy beach. Also a fishing pier, boat dock, pool, spa and tennis court. 2BR/2BA, kitchen with granite countertops and stainless-steel appliances. Nice, turnkey furnished. $519,000. Ninth Street, south Gulf Drive, Bradenton Beach. Contact owner at 941-388-5238 or 941-447-2061.

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

NORTHWEST BRADENTON HOME: A great condo alternative just five minutes to Gulf beaches. Two blocks off Palma Sola Bay. No-flood zone. Tastefully remodeled kitchen and baths. 3BR/2BA, family room, oversized two-car garage, fenced yard, comes with one-year free lawn service. Call owner/agent direct: 941-756-1090 or 941-356-1456. Only $324,000. Easy terms available.

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.

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. Call 941-778-9684.

NEW CONSTRUCTION: BRADENTON 3BR/2.5BA, 1,732 sf. Large yard, fireplace, wet bar, two-car attached garage.  Short walk to bay and much more. $490,000. For details, call Greg, 941-720-0932.

ENJOY AFFORDABLE ISLAND living at Sandpiper Resort Co-op for sale. Totally renovated, all new turnkey unit. Beautiful bay views, private beach access, clubhouse, shuffleboard and more. $149.000. Includes share. Call Deb for viewing, 941-224-1652.

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.

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.

COVE SOUND OPEN House: 1-4pm Sunday, Nov. 4. Custom Key West home. Deeded dock with lift, off 127th Street, Cortez. Lynn Parker, broker-owner. 941-321-2736.

2BR/2BA CONDO on Anna Maria Island with beautiful Gulf views. Monthly, weekly or seasonal rentals. 941-721-4789. www.annamaria-rental.com.

HOLMES BEACH: 2BR/2BA condo. Ground-level, end unit, tastefully furnished with upgrades. Enclosed lanai. Steps to beach. 941-778-4164.

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 LARGE corner lot in Bay Palms with opportunity for rental or for your many vistors, 2BR/1BA plus garage. Open plan

with large porch. 1BR/1BA attached apartment. Located steps from the beach and walking distance to shops, restaurants, plus on the bus line. Offered at $585,000. Call Erlene Fitzpatrick at 941-224-6339, or 941-758-7777, RE/MAX Gulfstream Realty.

SHARE THE EXPENSE: Duplex home, minutes to the beach. $269,900. Won't last long! 941-720-1121.

COSTA RICA: BE my neighbor on the Caribbean coast in multi-national artist colony. Brand new 3BR/2BA home, 2,400 sf. All tropical hardwoods. Walk to beach, dining and shopping. $219,000. Lot for sale, 10,000 sf, small gated community. $45,000. Call Robin, Gulf Bay Realty, for information, 941-713-4515.

WEST BRADENTON CONDO at The Lakes, 75th Street. 2BR/2BA, lake view, 1,700 sf, $169,000. 941-725-0119.

BRAND NEW, THREE from the beach, boat dock. Views of the bay enhance this 4BR/3BA builder's home. Available at $749,000. Just add pool at builder's cost and you have a perfect Island lifestyle. Brokers protected. 941-778-5493.

EASY IN-ISLAND home: Key Royale furnished, remodeled home. 3BR/2BA pool, boat dock home. $799,000. Call owner/agent direct, 941-356-1456.

100 STEPS TO BEACH: Condo, very affordable 2BR/1BA, low fees, furnished. $309,000. Real Estate Mart, 941-756-1090.

CONDO ALTERNATIVE: Northwest Bradenton home. 3BR/2BA, two-car garage, remodeled, five minutes to beach. Large fenced yard. No flood zone and no association fees. $319,900. Owner/agent, 941-356-1456.

OUT-OF-STATE REAL ESTATE

FLORIDA LAND, OWNER financed, 10-acre estates, homes only, paved, underground electric. $89,900 Great value. Limited time offer, www.1800flaland.com Florida Woodland Group Inc. 800-352-5263 Licensed Real Estate Broker.

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.

1First ST 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. East terms. 866-353-4807.

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.

NEW DEVELOPMENT IN the mountains of North Carolina. Located on the New River in Ashe County. 26 lots available. Prices begin at $85,000. Century 21 Heritage Realty, 336-246-2664 or 800-865-4221. www.c21heritagerealty.com.

LAKES OF SUMMERVILLE: Coastal Southern Charm $159,900. New home ideally located near historic Charleston SC. 3 Bedroom, 2 Bathroom, 9' ceiling, 2 car garage. Call Now! 888-636-7575 www.lakesofsummerville.com.

VIRGINIA MOUNTAINS Log cabin shell on 2 private acres near very wide trout stream in the Galax area and New River State Park, $139,500 owner 866-789-8535.

Tennessee Land Sale 20 AC- only $29,900 Subdivision potential. 20 AC/ log cabin only $69,900. Sat. Nov 10th Only 2100 sf log cabin pkg on 20 acre ridgetop w/ spectacular views. 2 miles to Nicklaus designed golf course. Near Tenessee river and recreateional lake. Or 20 acres only $29,900. Excellent financing. Call today to find out how to pay NO closing costs 866-999-2290, x 1628.

PRE-CONSTRUCTION GRAND opening! Dockable, lakefront, 5 acres, only $39,900. Save $10,000! One day, Sat. Nov 17th. New to market! Spectacular waterfront acreage on Lake Dannelly! Park- like setting, gorgeous location. Private, gated community. Excellent financing. Must see. Call now and ask how to pay no closing costs. 800-564-5092, x.904.

LUXURIOUS ITALIAN VILLAS, each unique and hand-crafted, in our La Campanella residential community with spa and restaurant on premise. Located in Southwest Colorado nestled between the San Juan Mountains and the Animas River Valley. This is an outstanding opportunity for real estate investments and 2nd home buyers. Durango was recently named to America's Dozen Distinctive Destinations and preserved communities. Visit us www.lacampanelladurango.com/FL, or call 970-769-3769.

NORTH CAROLINA MOUNTAIN: Log homes starting at $189,900. 3BR/2BA. Approximatly, 1340 sq. ft. Premier Mountain Properties, www.jimmydagenhart.com 828-284-0985.

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