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Date of Issue: March 23, 2006

The Islander Classifieds: Wednesday, March 22 2006

ITEMS FOR SALE

COFFEE TABLE WITH two end tables, $75. Tall bar table with two swivel chairs, $150. Stairmaster, $100. Call (941) 920-0518.

PICKET FENCE: TREATED natural wood. 300 feet, three gates and posts. $250 or offer. (941) 779-2391.

D-DAY ALLIED INVASION documentary LP. Authentic happenings as they unfolded. Excellent condition. $80. (941) 794-8177.

HOSPITAL BED, EXCELLENT condition, $400. Schwinn recumbent bicycle, like new, $100. (947) 778-4691 or (813) 545-4361.

TANNING BED, new bulbs, $800. Call Paige, (941) 798-3448.

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

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.

HONEYBELL TANGELOS now ripe in January, on sale by the AMI Kiwanis Club. $31-$36 for a bushel. Shipped free anyplace in USA. Call to receive an order blank. (941) 761-8834 or go online WWW.annamariakiwanis.org.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

KARATE ON THE Island: Ages four through adult. Call (941) 807-1734 or visit www.islanddojo.cmasdirect.com.

BINGO WEEKLY: "Smoke-free" at Annie Silver Community Center, 23rd Street at Avenue C, Bradenton Beach, Thursdays at 7 p.m. All welcome. Refreshments, prizes. Information: (941) 778-1915.

ANGIE ADKINS, former owner Angie's Hair Styling now at Hair It Is Salon, 8108 Cortez Road W. (941) 761-8410, or evenings, (941) 792-7044.

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

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

BUTTERFLY PARK BENEFIT: Purchase a personalized brick in the Anna Maria Island Butterfly Park. Two lines, $40. Three lines, $50. Pick up form at The Islander or call (941) 518-4431 for more information.

FREE GUN LOCK. Yes, free. Just for the asking. Courtesy of the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission. Free at The Islander newspaper office, 5404 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Don't be sorry, be safe.

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 www.12circuitgal.org.

GARAGE SALES

ROSER THRIFT SHOP: Open 9:30am-2pm Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays. 9am-noon on Saturdays. Sales racks, children's clothing. 511 Pine Ave., Anna Maria. (941) 779-2733.

GARAGE SALE: 9am-3pm Saturday and Sunday, March 25-26. Household stuff, jewelry. 508 65th St., Holmes Beach.

GARAGE SALE: 8am-2pm, Friday and Saturday, March 24-25. Fishing equipment, furniture, cars, boats, tools, nice bikes, etc. 5601 Flotilla Drive, behind library.

GARAGES SALE: 9am Friday and Saturday, March 24-25. Crafts, chairs, kitchen items, patio furniture, etc. 308 67th St., Holmes Beach.

ALL GOOD STUFF! 8am-noon Friday, March 24. 214 83rd St., Holmes Beach.

SALE: 8am-1pm Saturday, March 25. Antique Hoosier, corner hutch, oak pub table with four chairs and lots of great stuff. 12308 42nd Ave. W., Cortez.

MOVING SALE: 7:30am-noon Thursday-Saturday, March 23 through 25. Butterfly plants, furniture, misc. No tools or antiques. 109 77th St., Holmes Beach.

FLEA MARKET: 9am-4pm Saturday. Niki’s Gifts and Islander Market Antiques parking lot. Lots of collectibles, furniture, jewelry, bric-a brac, books, fun stuff. 5351 Gulf Drive, next to Time Saver, Holmes Beach.

SALE: NIKI’S GIFTS and Antique Mall. Weekly specials; all Depression glass 40 percent off, all sterling jewelry 40-70 percent off. All Michael Fish watercolor prints 50 percent off. Salvador Dali prints and seascapes in oils 40-50 percent off, collector spoons 50 percent off, select costume and vintage jewelry 50-80 percent off. There’s more, stop in and browse. Open seven days 9:30am-5pm. (941) 779-0729. 5351 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach.

LOST & FOUND

FOUND: FOUR KEYS on chain with yellow tag near Minnie's Beach Cafe/Holmes Beach Post Office. Claim at The Islander, 5404 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach.

MISSING CANOE: 16-FOOT aluminum “Gruman” canoe. I.D. # 2051. Square stern for motor. Please call (941) 778-4588. Last seen in Leverock’s area.

LOST: GREEN CHEEKED CONURE. Flew away from Haley's Motel. 8102 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach. Call (941) 778-5405 or (941) 720-1192.

FOUND: SIAMESE-LOOKING cat. Beautiful light blue eyes, stripes on front leg. Found on Bay Boulevard near Bay View Place, Anna Maria.

PETS

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.

TRANSPORTATION

BOATS & BOATING

27-FOOT CARVER twin 190-hp Mercruiser. Runs great, good for fishing, Ceranfield, air conditioning, water heater, shower, head,new batteries, stereo and much more! $8,000, or best offer. (941) 778-1565.

WANTED TO BUY: Deeded boat slip on Anna Maria Island, deep or shallow. Please call, (941) 778-2581.

THIS 2005 25-HP Johnson Bombadier rope-start two-stroke outboard, has less than the initial ten hours break time on it. Purchased new in May for $2,592, it includes fuel tank and line and wheeled motor carrier (my add-on). Owner's manual and purchase receipt (including warranty) included. Super buy! (941) 778-1605.

28-FOOT REGAL LSR-2001: Only 160 hours, like new! Great day cruiser/party boat, even has a head! Always kept on a lift, new custom mooring cover and much, much more. $43,000. Call Pam or Phil at (941) 778-8281 or (941) 704-7445.

2004 20-FOOT PONTOON: 90-hp Mercury. Lots of extras. Call (941) 792-0902.

16-FOOT WINDMILL Fiberglas sailboat with trailer. $925. (941) 778-5217.

SEARAY: 1999 210 Sundeck. 5.0 liter, electronic fuel injection, V-8, 244 hours. Excellent condition. $17,500. (941) 795-7012.

2005 19.8 DLX Carolina Skiff, center console. 140-hp 2005 Tohatsu (8 hours). Road King trailer, many extras. $14,850. (941) 795-0424.

FISHING & CHARTERS

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

FISH FOR REDFISH, Snook and trout with InshoreSlam.com. Capt. Jim Savaglio. License, bait and tackle included. (941) 238-7597 or (813) 477-7657.

KIDS FOR HIRE

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-grade 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 10th grader 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.

BABYSITTING, RED Cross first-aid and babysitter certified. Call Alex, (941) 778-5352.

HELP WANTED

GOLF COURSE MAINTENANCE: Mowing, weedeating, etc. Full or part time welcome. Drug-free workplace. Call John, (941) 778-4598.

WAITER, CHEF, DISHWASHER with experience in Italian food. 5610 Gulf of Mexico Drive, Longboat Key. (941) 383-0013.

SEEKING PART-TIME individual for laundry and exterior grounds maintenance at Tropical Isle Inn. Please call Preston at (941) 778-1237.

PART-TIME HELP wanted for small resort motel on Anna Maria. Call evenings, (941) 778-4206.

SALES ASSOCIATE NEEDED: Apply in person, ask for Ted. West Marine. 3323 E. Bay Drive, Holmes Beach.

GROUNDS POSITION FOR condo on Longboat Key. Full time with benefits. Call (941) 383-3571 for interview.

SYLVAN LEARNING CENTER needs certified teachers for part-time tutoring. Please, call (941) 795-1246.

HOUSEKEEPER OR LAUNDRY room assistant: 10-30 hours per week. Weekends required. No smokers. Apply in person at Haley’s Motel or call (941) 778-5405.

PART-TIME SALES: SELL ads on commission for worthy cause, Anna Maria Island Chorus and Orchestra. Call (941) 778-1716.

FREE EXERCISE: FITNESS tech needed for Island Curves. Will train. Need energetic multi-tasker, positive attitude required. 7am to 12:30pm Monday-Friday. (941) 779-2878.

TOP ADVERTISING sales position open at The Islander newspaper. Great territory, commissions, training. Previous outside sales helpful, but not necessary. If you possess a willingness for strong community involvement, positive outlook and drive to succeed, fax or e-mail a letter and/or resume to (941) 778-9392, sales@islander.org.

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.

BUSY BISTRO hiring full-or part-time servers for lunch and dinner. Prep person and dishwasher. Apply to Chef Damon, Wednesday-Saturday, 5406 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach, or call (941) 778-5320.

SING! IF YOU can carry a tune and would help lead a singing congregation, please join with Gloria Dei Lutheran's choir, Sundays at 9:45am. Two miles north of Manatee Bridge on Anna Maria Island. (941) 778-1813.

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

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

BUSINESS OPPORTUNITY

BEER/WINE SALES: Ideal for owner/operator. Bradenton Beach. $99,900. Sam Watkins, Coldwell Banker. (941) 321-8323.

HEALTH CARE

CAREGIVER AVAILABLE: 42 years experience, area references. No lifting. (941) 746-9246. Leave message.

ADULT CARE IN my home. If you have any health care needs, call (813) 770-0967.. Veterans included. No agencies, please. Licensed. Valrico area.

SERVICES

MAN WITH SHOVEL: Plantings, natives, patio gardens, trimming, clean-up, edgings, maintenance. Hard-working and responsible. Excellent references. Edward (941) 778-3222.

LET US DRIVE YOU! Shopping, medical appointments, airports, cruise ports. Flat rates. Sunshine Car Service. Serving the Islands. (941) 778-5476.

COMPUTER OBEDIENCE TRAINING. Is your computer misbehaving? Certified computer service and private lessons. Special $40/hour. Free advice. (941) 545-7508.

ISLAND PRESSURE CLEANING for great results, wash away mildew, dirt, salt. Thorough, reasonable, reliable. Free estimates, licensed, insured. (941) 778-0944.

CONNECT-ICON Your local computer specialist. Experienced certified technician for communication electronics offers wireless and cable networks, upgrades, maintenance, repairs, tutoring and training. Call Robert, (941) 778-3620.

ROOFING REPAIRS and replacements. Remodeling, repairs, additions, screen rooms, kitchens, baths. Free estimates. License #CGC061519, #CCC057977, #PE0020374. Insured. Accepting MasterCard/Visa. (941) 720-0794.

PROFESSIONAL I.T. SERVICES: Complete computer solutions for business and home. Installation, repairs, upgrades, networking, Web services, wireless services. Richard Ardabell, network engineer, (941) 778-5708, or cell (216) 509-1945.

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

APPLIANCE & AC DOCTORS: We repair air conditioners, refrigerator, washer/dryer, oven, garbage disposal, other household items. Honest, dependable. 20-plus years experience. (941) 650-9293.

MR. BILL'S HOME REPAIR/maintenance service. Over 30 years experience, self-employed in construction trades. "I'm handy to have around." (941) 778-4561.

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.

CUCCIO TILE AND handyman services. Many Island references. Free estimates. Licensed and insured. (941) 730-2137.

ABOUT GROUT: CLEANING, sealing, staining (painting of grout), tile and grout repair, caulking of showers/kitchen. Bonded and insured. Call Jeff, (941) 545-0128.

INCOME TAX SERVICE: Individuals and small businesses. We also do all states. Contact Pat at Kenney Tax Service. (941) 761-8156.

COMPUTER SERVICE SPECIALIST: Repair, upgrade, install, data recovery. Virus/spyware removal, wireless networking, beginner/advanced. Call Gene, (941) 383-7861.

SANDY'S CLEANING SERVICE: Exceptional cleaning and decorating island references available. For unbeatable service, call 798-9484.

ISLAND HOUSE CLEANING and interior repairs. Honest and dependable. References. Call (941) 778-9585.

GET "MOORE" FOR your money: Tree and land maintenance. Garage, shed, estate cleanup. Lew, (941) 755-5559. Serving the Island for eight years.

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! 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.

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

CLEANING COUPLE: A few open slots for offices, condos, houses, etc. We do errands and hurricane checks also. Honest and dependable. (941) 448-7119.

SCOTT’S HELPING HANDS: Handyman service, also housesitting and maintenance when you’re out of town. (941) 538-0664.

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.

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

LANDSCAPING

PROFESSIONAL LANDSCAPE DESIGN and installation. Huge selection of plants, shrubs and trees. Irrigation. Everything Under the Sun Garden Centre, 5704 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. (941) 778-4441.

SHELL DELIVERED and spread. $42/yard. Hauling: all kinds of gravel, mulch, top soil with free estimates. Call Larry at (941) 795-7775, "shell phone" (941) 720-0770.

KARAZ LANDSCAPE Lawn Service. Mulch, clean-ups, power washing, tree trimming and more. City of Anna Maria resident. Cell (941) 448-3857.

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

STRAIGHT SHOT LANDSCAPE: Installs, clean-ups, shell, rock, palms, aquascapes, tree work. Truck for hire, move anything. Shark Mark (941) 727-5066.

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.

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.

THIRTY-SIX YEARS craftsman experience. Interior, exterior, doors, stairs, windows and trim. Pressure wash. Driveway paint. Dan Michael, master carpenter. Call 518-3316 or 778-6898.

TWO DUDES with tools: Tile, trim, cabinets, painting, drywall, glass block, brick, stonework and more! Many references. Call now! (941) 812-4269 or 448-6961.

CARL V. JOHNSON JR. Inc. building contractor. New homes, additions, renovations. Quality work and fair prices. Lic#RR0066450. Call (941) 795-1947.

DOCK CLEANING, STAINING, repair. Professional service, insured. Make your dock or deck look like new. (941) 779-1839.

RANDY'S REMODELING: WINDOWS, door, insulation, drywall, interior, carpentry, finishing, texture. (941) 320-2506.

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

RENTALS

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: gamiller@tampabay.rr.com.

GULFFRONT CONDOS: 3BR/2BA, 2BR/2BA, 1BR/1BA with breathtaking sunsets. Pools, Jacuzzi, walk to shops and restaurants. Available weekly, monthly, seasonal. (901) 301-8299 or e-mail captko462@aol.com.

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. www.wagnerrealty.com.

SEASONAL RENTAL: Brand new Bradenton Beach 3BR/3BA plus office, steps to beach. Balconies with ocean and bay views, elevator, 8-person Jacuzzi, granite counters, marble floors and baths, Jacuzzi in master, washer/dryer, designer furnished, fully equipped. One of the finest rentals on Island. $4800/ monthly 813-277-4336.

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

SEASONAL FURNISHED new home in Anna Maria. Elevated 3BR/2BA. Available now through April. One block to beach. (813) 251-9201.

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

ANNUAL RENTAL: Perico Bay Club; 2BR/2BA villa with garage. small pet OK. Heated pool, tennis, gated community. $1,200/month. Hidden Lakes; 3BR/2BA condo, all new, pool, small pet OK. $1,400/month. Suncoast Real Estate, (941) 779-0202. www.suncoastinc.com.

SANDPIPER MOBILE RESORT: 55-plus. 1BR/1BA, $1,200/month. 2BR/2BA, $1,400/month. Nonsmoking, clubhouse, laundry, steps to beach. (775) 825-9492 or (775) 338-9492. otuohy@prodigy.net.

ANNUAL 3BR/2BA: Holmes Beach. Steps to beach, clean duplex-$1,100/month. (941) 725-0578 or (941) 794-2912.

MOBILE HOME FOR RENT: Nice 2BR, furnished mobile home, gated community on creek. Bradenton Palms Mobile Home Park. Hot tub, pool, four-six month rental. Seasonal,$1,100/month. Annual, $750/month, includes cable. (863) 688-3524 or (863) 608-1833. E-mail: chickenplucker@webtv.net.

ANNA MARIA ISLAND: Steps from Bradenton Beach. One hundred yards from bay. Spacious 1BR/1BA with parking. Available for yearly rental. 55-plus. (614) 517-7147.

ANNA MARIA ISLAND: Waterfront mobile resort. Steps to beach. Nice 1BR/1BA. April $950. May-September $625. 55-plus. 2601 Gulf Drive N., Unit 425, Bradenton Beach. (941) 778-5417.

ANNUAL OR SEASONAL rental. 2BR/1BA, two blocks to beach. $900/month annual, includes cable, water, sewer, trash. Seasonal $700/week or $2,100/month. (941) 778-0714 or (941) 730-6349.

ANNUAL 2BR/2BA duplex on canal in Holmes Beach. No pets. (941) 778-7039.

ANNUAL 3BR/2BA: Holmes Beach. Steps to beach, clean duplex. $1,200/month. (941) 725-0578 or (941) 794-2912.

BEAUTIFUL AND SPACIOUS 3BR/2BA home located four houses down form beach! Free trolley picks up at end of block. Available by the week. Adjacent two-bedroom apartment also available first half of March. Call (616) 225-1589.

CONDOS: BRADENTON BEACH, Bayview Terrace. Pool on bay, one block to beach. Three-month minimum. 2BR, $2,000/month. 1BR $1,500/month. (941) 752-1737.

GULFFRONT DUPLEX: Second floor, 2BR/1BA, newly updated, open floor-plan, 12-by-12 deck. Holmes Beach, close to shopping, restaurants, lush gardens. $950week, $3,200/month. (941) 778-0905.

CONDOS: BRADENTON BEACH, Bayview Terrace. Pool on bay, one block to beach. Three-month minimum. 2BR, $2,000/month. 1BR $1,500/month. (941) 752-1737.

1BR, LARGE APARTMENT. Water view, nonsmoking, no pets. $475/week. (941) 779-0420.

SEASONAL RENTAL: Available for April 2006, $1,500 plus tax. 1BR/1BA with boat dockage. North end Anna Maria. Bright and cheerful with tile floors. Nonsmoking, no pets. (941) 778-5445.

HOME ON TROPICAL Anna Maria Island, Fla., November 2006 through April 2007. Lovely 2BR/1BA or 3BR/2BA with large living and family rooms. Carport and patio under mango trees. Ground level, no stairs to climb. 1.5 blocks from Gulf of Mexico. (813) 690-9762.

MARTINIQUE: ANNA MARIA Island. 2BR/2BA beautifully decorated condo. Lanai overlooking ocean, all amenities. Available December through April, two-month minimum. (423) 884-2598.

600-SF OFFICE with rest room. $500/month. 8799 Cortez Road, Bradenton. Call (800) 952-1206.

PRIVATE COTTAGE WITH shared dock, Old Florida-style 2BR/1BA, screened porch, deck, fenced yard. Half block to beach. Pet OK. Weekly, monthly. Special rate April 1, 2006. (941) 485-1874.

ANNA MARIA: 2006-07 season. Attractive 2BR/1BA house. Also remodeled 3BR/2BA house. 150 feet to the beach. (941) 778-7933.

ANNUAL RENTAL: Cute as a Button, 2BR/2BA house on Gulffront lot, all newly decorated, washer/dryer, $1,200/month. Duplex 2BR/1BA, carport, washer/dryer hookup $900/month. Dolores M. Baker Realty, (941) 778-7500.

HOUSE FOR RENT: 2BR/1BA across from Gulf. Newly redone. A tranquil artist retreat. $1,175/month. (941) 753-8866.102 Fourth St., S. Bradenton Beach.

WATER VIEW: Sandpiper, 55-Plus, 2BR/1BA, remodeled, furnished, covered parking.. Annual $650/month. First, last. Vacation, $1,000, plus tax or $300/week. Deposit. Turnkey. Available April 1. (941) 545-8923 or (941) 778-9504.

ANNUAL AVAILABLE APRIL 1: 2BR/2BA villa, Holmes Beach. Bayfront, fishing dock. No pets, no smoking. $1,100/month. (941) 224-6521.

STEPS TO THE beach: Large 3BR/2BR, plus den, townhouse in Holmes Beach. Pool, laundry, beautiful and quiet surroundings. $1,800/monthly/annual lease. Call today, (941) 447-6278.

ANNUAL RENTAL: 3BR/1BA single-family home. Updated kitchen, large patio, tile floors. New everything. Available May 1. City of Anna Maria. $1,650/month. Call Island Real Estate, (941) 778-6066.

FOR RENT/SALE: 1BR, one large bath, with amenities. Reasonable rates, weekly or monthly. Steps to beach and bay. Sandpiper #406. (941) 962-4600.

SEASONAL RENTALS: November-April for $2,700/month. Elevated home, four houses from Gulf of Mexico. Must see! Furniture and amenities like home. Call Island Real Estate, (941) 778-6066.

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.

ANNUAL RENTALS: 3BR/2BA home on canal $2,300/month. Call Betsy Hills Real Estate, P.A. at (941) 778-2291 or e-mail: Jason@betsyhills.com.

COZY EXPANDED MOBILE home in 55-plus resort. bayside, furnished, parking, walk to beach/trolley. $800/month, annual. $1,400/month, seasonal. (518) 473-1169 or rgumson@mail.nysed.gov.

SEASONAL RENTALS: HOMES, condos available for the months of March, April, May 2006. Call Island Real Estate, (941) 778-6066.

SANDPIPER MOBILE RESORT: 55-plus, 1BR/1BA, inside and out sitting areas, turnkey. $1,200/month, $450/weekly. (941) 962-0262. #418 with anchor.

ANNUAL 2BR/2BA BRADENTON Beach. Bay views, close to beach. 2319 Ave. B. $1,000/month. (941) 778-3875.

ANNUAL RENTAL: 2BR/2.5BA. Fully updated, vaulted ceilings, washer/dryer, tile floors, large closets. West of Gulf Drive. Small pets may be considered. $1,350/month. Call Island Real Estate, (941) 778-6066.

CORTEZ COTTAGE: IMMACULATE 1BR/1BA furnished. Quiet, lush setting. Starting at $750/month. Also available weekly/monthly. Smoke/pet free. (941) 795-8077.

ANNUALS OPENING UP! Several to choose from! 1BR/1BA furnished near the beach $800/month. 1BR/1BA with sunroom, furnished in Gulffront complex with heated pool! 55-plus, $950/month. 2BR/2BA furnished in Gulffront complex with heated pool! 55-plus, $1,150/month. 3BR/2BA unfurnished with garage on Perico Island with association pool and tennis courts, $1,600/month. 3BR/2BA Island home, furnished or unfurnished, $2,000-$2,200/month. Please call Adele at An Island Place Realty, (941) 587-6328 for rental information!

LIDO BEACH STUDIO, 1 or 2BR apartment. Delightful and modern with porch/lanai in garden setting. Across from beach, walking distance to St. Armands Circle. Eight minutes to Sarasota Main Street. Fully furnished, including full kitchen and laundry room. Special weekly rates from $400/week or monthly discount. Phone (941) 383-2566.

WATER VIEW: Sandpiper, 55-Plus, furnished, 2BR/1BA, remodeled, covered parking. Nonsmoking. Annual $650/month. Deposit. Vacation, $1,000/month or $300/week, plus tax. Available April 1. (941) 545-8923 or (941) 778-9504.

ANNUAL RENTALS: HOME with bay views. 2BR/2BA, two-plus car garage, screened lanai. $1,350/month. 2BR/1.5BA duplex apartment $850/month. 2BR/1BA north end, washer/dryer, screened lanai, $875/month. Fran Maxon Real Estate, (941) 778-2307.

VALRICO AREA: INCLUDES washer and dryer, near shopping area. $500-600/month. (831) 770-0967.

ANNUAL RENTAL: 1BR/1BA, oversized bedroom, recently updated, tile throughout. Views of canal, $800/month. Available April 1, 2006. Call Island Real estate, (941) 778-6066.

ANNUAL RENTAL: 3BR/2BA large duplex, remodeled bathrooms, fabulous screened porch. Available now, $1,500/month. Call lsland Real Estate, (941) 778-6066.

ANNA MARIA: TWO blocks to beach, excellent neighborhood, 3BR/2BA, totally furnished, ground level. $1,995/month, $800/week. (941) 812-6487.

DUE TO FAMILY emergency tenant released from lease. 2BR/2BA canal home now available April 1. (717) 392-4048.

ANNUAL AVAILABLE APRIL 1: 2BR/2BA villa, Holmes Beach. Bayfront, fishing dock. No pets, no smoking. $1,100/month. (941) 224-6521.

ANNUAL NORTH END Anna Maria. 2BR/1BA duplex. Large screened porch, high ceilings, washer and dryer hookup, energy efficient, steps to beach, pet considered. Large yard. $925/month. (941) 778-4837 or (941) 704-8674.

BEAUTIFULLY LOCATED ON bay: 1BR unit and 2BR house for March/April. (941) 779-9074.

ANNUAL RENTAL:  3BR/2BA elevated home. Large bonus room, over-sized two-car garage. $2,000/month. Call Carla Price, (941) 720-8746. Bark and Company Realty, Inc.

ANNUAL: 3BR/2BA $1,100/month and 2BR/1BA $950/month. Great location to beach, clean, updated. (941) 778-5482.

EASTER VACATION RENTALS: April 2006. Palma Sola Bay townhouse, 2BR/2BA, pool and boat dock, $650/week, $1,500/month. Longboat Key 2BR/1BA village home, $1,200/month. Real Estate Mart, (941) 756-1090.

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

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

KEY ROYALE/HOLMES BEACH. Owners must sell, canalfront. 603 AND 605 North Point Drive.Two homes, next door, in Island's finest community. 4BR/3BA, five-car garage, elevated home, beautiful views of Tampa Bay, new lap pool, spa, waterfall, seawall and dock. Also, 2BR/2BA, two-car garage, ranch home, new seawall, dock and 20,000-pound lift.  Over $275,000 reduction at $968,300 each. Lynn Bankuty, Realtor, Suncoast Real Estate, (941) 737-1420.

PERICO ISLAND: 1,170 sf, lovely 2BR2BA condo. Great water view/porch. Eat-in kitchen. Concrete built. $325,000. Agents welcome. (941) 792-7828.

FIVE MINUTES TO BEACH: Perico Island, beautiful designer patio home. 4BR/3BA, two-car garage. Pool, private. $520,000. Best value! Agents welcome. (941) 792-7828.

BEACHFRONT CONDO: 1BR/1BA, new construction. Designer furnished, spa, pool, excellent location near restaurants, shopping. Excellent rental. $529,000. (901) 301-8299, or captko462@aol.com.

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

WATERFRONT PROPERTY 2BR/2BA located on deep-water canal with large dock and views of Tampa Bay. $864,900. (941) 779-1512.

BEAUTIFUL ISLAND TOWNHOME: Steps to the beach! 3BR/2BA with den. Designer upgrades. $599,000. (941) 447-6278. www.Highland-Investments.com.

ISLAND SPECIAL! SELLING Island real estate? Save big money, Florida Prime Realty LLC offers sellers commission as low as 1.5 percent! Call (941) 778-1098 or e-mail: floridaprimerealty@gail.com.

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. wbcaudill@verizon.net.

ANNA MARIA ISLAND Club: 2BR/2BA condo. Fully furnished and equipped. Best-kept condo complex on the Island. Beautiful beach, pool, hot tub, sauna and sunsets. No more left on the Island like this! $1,200,000. (317) 873-3307 for instructions on virtual tour.

HOLMES BEACH DUPLEX: By owner. 2BR/2BA each side, one lanai, secluded street, steps to beach and downtown. New appliances and air handlers. Beautiful maintenance-free landscaping. Dog-friendly fenced yard. $650,000. (941)794-9940.

ANNA MARIA 3BR/2BA north-end home. Gulf, beaches, bay, piers. $595,000. (941) 778-2934.

FOR SALE BY OWNER: Beachfront 1BR/1BA, Holmes Beach condo. End unit, fabulous view, heated pool, excellent rental. $559,000. annamariabeachplace.com. (330) 565-7693.

DUPLEX: 2411 Ave. C, Bradenton Beach. Great location. Will consider trade. $690,000. (941) 915-0684.

ANNA MARIA ISLAND beach getaway cabana. Bay view, updated, large deck, boat slip available. Pines Trailer Park, 55-plus. $26,000. (941) 778-4820.

BEAUTIFUL ISLAND TOWNHOUSE: Steps to the beach. 3BR/2BA. Pool, designer upgrades, granite counters, new appliances, tile floors, two-story home. $599,000. Call (941) 447-6278, or view online at www.44smart.com.

HOLMES BEACH: 12,500 sf R2-lot with duplex suitable for land condos. Back has view of Spring Lake. Two blocks direct walk to beach. $699,000. (941) 400-9346.

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.

PINEBROOK CONDO ON golf course. Fifth-floor views, 2BR/2BA, beautifully furnished, next to pool. $269,900. By owner, (941) 794-8954, leave message.

WATERFRONT KEY WEST-style: stilt, vaulted, open-beam cedar ceilings, dock. Sailboat water, no bridges. Turnkey, extra-large lot. Willow Avenue. (941) 778-8168.

BRIGHT AND AIRY: 2BR/2BA Gulf-view condo in four-unit building with heated pool. New kitchen, screened balcony, washer/dryer, new air-conditioning system. Turnkey ready. Wonderful home or great rental. $650,000. (941) 779-1013.

BEAUTIFUL ISLAND TOWNHOUSE: 3BR/2BA, pool, steps to beach. Designer upgrades, granite counters. $589,000. Lease option available. (941) 447-6278.

PARADISE BAY ESTATES: 55-plus waterfront community with pool. 2BR/2 full baths. 2005 central air conditioning and heat. Turnkey-furnished mobile home. Dead-end street. $120,000. (941) 792-2120.

FOR SALE BY OWNER: 2BR/2BA immaculate open-style ranch. Lagoon swimming pool in private botanical garden setting. Open Sunday, 1-5pm.  504 70th St, Holmes Beach. Must see. (941) 778-4256.

PALMA SOLA PARK: 3BR/2BA. Lovingly restored with new kitchen, bath and roof. Freshly painted inside and out. Move right in. Large corner lot. $429,000. Call for appointment, (941) 778-5445.

REDUCED: 2BR/2BA, garage, elevated, extra large lot, two blocks to beach. Lots of new updates. Reduced to $495,000. Call (941) 792-8898. 2919 Ave. C, Holmes Beach.

EXCEPTIONAL MUST SEE: Colony Cove, 2BR/2BA furnished doublewide. 1,675 sf, views of the Manatee River. 55-plus. Pets, marina, five pools, fishing pier etc. $49,500. Or, 2BR/2BA picturesque water back, insured, furnished. $35,500. (941) 721-4890.

WESTBAY COVE: 2BR/2BA condo for sale. Heated pools. Tennis court, ground-floor corner unit. Enclosed lanai, new air conditioning, turnkey furnished. $480,000. (941) 778-6172.

MOUNT VERNON ON Sarasota Bay. Unique properties all beautiful and one is for you! From $185,000. Boat docks available for $25 fee. Donna Bucher, RoseBay Real Estate, (941) 713-0203.

HOLMES BEACH unique 1,800 foot, 3BR/3BA with large efficiency, boat dock, financing, make offer. Owner, (513) 378-9100.

CHARMING CONCH COTTAGE on extra-wide corner lot in Anna Maria City. Large detached shed. Unique beach getaway. $605,000. (941) 224-1453.

CHARMING OLD FLORIDA home. Unobstructed Gulf view, Anna Maria. Fraction of waterfront cost. 1912, five-room cottage. Citrus, room for pool. $1,200,000. (941) 778-4894.

BAYFRONT KEY ROYALE: Rarely available cul-de-sac location. Beautiful bay views. 4BR/3BA. $2,300,000. Brokers: 4 percent. Owner, (941) 778-3751. 604 Crestwood, Holmes Beach.

$45,000 WILL BUY 566 sf of living space next to Bradenton Beach City Pier. Excellent condition. All appliances, central air conditioning/heat, washer/dryer and storage. Satellite and TV plus all furniture. Boat slips available to members of boating club and owners. A steal! (941) 778-8125.

INVESTORS: THIS IS the one you are waiting for! Club Bamboo South. Direct Gulffront condo. Unit is $20,000 less than the last several sold for. Building was just completed, everything new inside and out! Crown moulding, granite and more. Great rental complex with nightly rentals allowed! Motivated seller to save you money. $480,000. George, (312) 321-7501.

THIS IS THE FINEST CONDO in the entire complex! Runaway Bay direct bayfront! Absolutely everything is new, including electric, air conditioning, water heater, flooring, wash rooms, kitchen and all interiors. Professionally decorated. The best view in the complex of all water. $509,999. George, (312) 321-7501.

DIRECT GULFFRONT CONDO: Furnished end unit, 2BR/2BA. Enjoy sunsets year 'round from sofa, lanai or beach. Low association fee. Weekly rental allowed. $975,000. (504) 810-0867.

NOW PRE-SELLING! New, maintenance-free villas. The villas at Palma Sola Trace by Henderson Brothers Homes. 1,950 sf, starting in the $360s. Prime northwest Bradenton location. Act now for $3,000 in free options. Call or e-mail Jonathan Valdez at (813) 643-9551 or jonathanv@hendersonbrothershomes.com.

KEY ROYALE, HOLMES Beach. Owners must sell canalfront 603 and 605 North Point Drive. 4BR/3BA, five -car garage with new lap pool, spa, waterfall, spa and dock; or right next door, 2BR/2BA, Two-car garage renovated ranch with new seawall and dock, 20,000 lb lift. Both with community pool and tennis. Over $275,000 reduction at $978,250 each. Lynn Bankuty, Realtor, SunCoast Real Estate, (941) 737-1420.

BY OWNER: 3BR/2BA, canalfront view of Bimini Bay. Priced below appraisal at $889,000. Brokers welcome. (941) 778-2336.

TIFFANY PLACE: 7000 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach 2BR/2BA 1,259 sf-plus, Gulf view condo. Complex directly on the beach. Heated pool, elevator. Available September. By owner $749,900. (941) 778-0320.

OPEN HOUSE 1-4pm Saturday and Sunday. Bayview and canalfront with pool. 2BR/2BA open plan, new kitchen. Totally upgraded. Dock, three davits. Owner motivated. Not a drive-by, must see inside! By owner. Call Herb Dolan, (941) 705-4454. 404 21st Place. Bradenton Beach.

CONDO UNIT DIRECTLY on Gulf. Call (504) 819-0867 or (504) 391-0324.

$45,000 WILL BUY 566 sf of living space next to Bradenton Beach City Pier. Excellent condition. All appliances, central air conditioning/heat, washer/dryer and storage. Satellite and TV plus all furniture. Boat slips available to members of boating club and owners. A steal! (941) 778-8125.

FOR SALE by owner. Move-in condition, 2BR/1BA each side. Lot size 85x90 feet. $700,000. 206 73rd St., Holmes Beach. (941) 778-2658.

GULFFRONT LOT WANTED with or without home. I'm not a Realtor. jfosterwi@hotmail.com or (920) 242-3068. No Realtors.

PALMA SOLA BAYFRONT HOME: Flamingo Cay. 1,500 sf 3BR/2BA, private dock and davits. Sailboat water. 130-plus feet of seawall. Room for a pool. Ready for remodel or build new. Incredible full bay views. $999,000. Mike Faber, (941) 504-6345. RE/MAX Gulfstream Realty.

UNBELIEVABLE: MINUTES TO beach. 2BR/2BA on canal. Docks available, turnkey furnished. Immediate possession. Senior community. $319,900. (941) 761-2266 or (9410 726-1482.

RUNAWAY BAY 2BR/2BA second-floor condo with great view of pond and fountain. Everything new in 2006, including: carpet, tile, furniture, pictures, paint, kitchen items, beds and more. All new bathrooms. Air conditioning has about a six-year warranty for new owner. $399,000. George, (312) 321-7501.

LONGBOAT KEY SAND Cay: Gulf side 2BR/2BA condo. This large condo has been completely remodeled in a great complex. Great views of the pool, grounds and a view of the Gulf. Great rental complex with onsite management, pool, tennis, shuffleboard and more. Priced to sell at $689,900. George (312) 321-7501.

FOR SALE BY OWNER: Unique find located at the desirable north end of Anna Maria Island at 704 Gladiolus St. Duplex has been totally updated. New hot tub and pool. Furnished and ready to move in! 3BR/ 3BA. $799,000. Call Tim at (941) 778-5746 or (231) 218-6600.

ANNA MARIA LOT: 75-by-116 on sailboat canal. $695,000. For details, photos, survey and optional house plans, call Sheryl, (610) 247-9496. Visit http://mysite.verizon.net/talbot1/.

FOR SALE BY OWNER: Adorable Key West-style bungalow located on desirable 12th Street North in Bradenton Beach. All newly renovated. New ceramic, restored southern pine floors. All new appliances and cabinets. Large lot. Just steps to the Gulf. 3BR/ 1.5BA. A must see! $679,000. Call Tim or Kathy (941) 778-5746 or (231) 218-6600.

PERICO ISLAND OWNER: 3BR/2BAplus den townhouse. Private end unit with water view. New flooring throughout, turnkey furnished, clubhouse, heated pool and tennis. Great bike and walking area, five minutes to beach. Easy to show. $450,000. Information, (941) 795-3778.

WESTBAY POINT MOORINGS: Turnkey furnished 2BR/2BA, heated pool, spa and tennis. Perfect Island retreat. $424,900. Denise Langlois, Coldwell Banker (941) 725-4425.

VILLAGE GREEN: TURNKEY furnished 2BR/2BA villa, two-car garage, 2,154 sf sparkling pool, minutes to the beach. No flood insurance required!! Best buy. $288,000. Denise Langlois, Coldwell Banker, (941) 725-4425.

VILLAGE GREEN: IMMACULATE 2BR/2BA villa, 1,800 sf, two-car garage, shows like a model. Pets allowed! Located on quiet cul-de-sac. $310,000. Denise Langlois, (941) 725-4425.

VILLAGE GREEN: BEAUTIFUL 2BR/2BA villa, 1,900 sf, two-car garage, tropical surroundings, close to doctors, hospital, restaurants, shopping and minutes to white sandy beaches. Priced to sell, $285,000. Denise Langlois, Coldwell Banker, (941) 725-4425.

VILLAGE GREEN: 2BR/2BA well-maintained split-design single-family home. Two-car garage, glass-enclosed lanai, new eat-in kitchen. Pride of ownership, a beauty!! $299,900. Denise Langlois, Coldwell Banker, (941) 725-4425.

MARCH MADNESS SPECIAL: 509 59th St. Holmes Beach. Canal house for sale. $795,000. (717) 392-4048.

HOUSE BEAUTIFUL IN Bradenton! This updated 2BR/2BA home is ready to enjoy! $289,000. Carol Heinze, (941) 778-5059. Coldwell Banker.

BY OWNER: PERFECT location in West Bradenton. Upgraded 3BR/2BA with garage on large fenced lot. Finest schools, restaurants, shopping, medical, beaches. No deed restrictions. $258,000. (941) 737-3424.

OPEN HOUSE: HOLMES Beach, 1-4pm Sunday, March 26. Steps to the beach from this 3BR/2.5BA home with attached, separate entrance 1BR/1BA apartment. Over-sized lot zoned R2. Many possibilities! Fresh and move-in condition, nicely landscaped. 204 57th St. Doug Sanders, Realtor, Wagner Realty, (941) 383-5577.

PALMA SOLA BAYFRONT 3BR/2BA home. Spectacular views with 155-foot bay frontage on deep sailboat water. Boater’s dream with two lifts (50,000 lb and 10,000 lb), heated pool, Jacuzzi. $1,375,000. Call (941) 720-1712.

LOCATION, LOCATION: BY owner. 3BR/2BA family room, large kitchen. Great lot on deep-water canal. $875,000. Open house 1-4pm Sunday, March 26. (941) 778-1407. 519 72nd St., Holmes beach.

KEY ROYALE CANAL waterfront 3BR/2BA. Tastefully remodeled, new Corian kitchen and appliances. New baths, designer tile throughout. Pool, spa, boat dock. Vacant, move-in ready. Below appraisal $20,000. For sale at $899,900. Call owner/Realtor direct at (941) 356-1456.

LONGBOAT KEY VILLAGE: 3BR/2BA, two-car garage, upgraded and new loft addition. Below appraisal at $719,000. Real Estate Mart, (941) 756-1090.

PALMA SOLA BAY 2BR townhouse, upgraded. Pool and boat slip, $225,000. No rent restraints. Real Estate Mart, (941) 756-1090.

TARA GOLF COURSE villa: 2BR/2BA, two-car garage. Lowest priced at $339,900. Shop and compare. Real Estate Mart, (941) 756-1090.

WEST BRADENTON ON private lake. 3,200 sf, 5BR/2.5BA, only one year old. $449,000. Also available, two other homes and building lot on adjacent properties. For a family compound. Call Fred Flis for details. Owner/Realtor, (941) 756-1090.

ASSISTED LIVING FACILITY includes real estate. Nine beds at $727,000, expandable to sixteen. Real Estate Mart, (941) 756-1090.

COLLEGE AREA DOLLHOUSE: 3BR/2BA plus den. Master bedroom has mother-in-law entrance. All remodeled, new kitchen, etc. $189,000. Real Estate Mart, (941) 756-1090.

OUT-OF-STATE REAL ESTATE

PICKWICK LAKE WATERFRONT development on a TVA lake, approximately 90 miles long in Northeast Mississippi. A small gated community with private 30-foot covered boat slips, pool and spa. There are only 13undeveloped lots left. The lots are priced from $49,900 to $150,000, including boat slip. Property taxes range from $500-$1,500/year. Call Bailey at Bailey Williams Realty for more information. Office (800) 748-9051. Cell (662) 415-7999 or Anna Maria, (941) 778-1356. You will be glad you called!

NORTH CAROLINA GATED lakefront community 1.5 acres plus, 90 miles of shoreline. Never before offered with 20 percent pre-development discounts, 90 percent financing. Call (800) 709-5253.

LAKEFRONT AND LAKEVIEW properties nestled in the hills of Tennessee on the shores of pristine Norris Lake. Call Lakeside Realty at (423) 626-5820 or visit www.lakesiderealty-tn.com.

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.

BEAUTIFUL NORTH CAROLINA. Winter season is here! Must see the beautiful peaceful mountains of western North Carolina. Homes, cabins, acreage and investments. Cherokee Mountain Realty GMAC Real Estate, Murphy www.cherokeemountainrealty.com. Call for free brochure, (800) 841-5868.

WE BUY HOUSES! Sell yours quick and easy. Fast cash, fast closing, any situation OK. www.buymymansion.com. (877) 239-9761.

WATERFRONT BARGAINS! Lake access from $202/month! Direct lakefront starting at $99,900! One-day only land sale! Saturday, March 25. Just 20minutes from Augusta, Ga. Excellent financing available. Call today for an early appointment! (888) LAKE-SALE, ext. 1030. Based on purchase price of $39,900 with 10 percent down, fixed rate of 6.75 percent for five years, 15-year term with balloon payment due at the end of five years. Terms and rates subject to change without notice. Void where prohibited by law.

MURPHY, NC: Aah, cool summers, mild winters, affordable homes and mountain cabins, land. Call for free brochure, (877) 837-2288. Exit Realty Mountain View Properties. www.exitmurphy.com.

MOTIVATED INVESTOR wants to liquidate two units in Jade Beach, Sunny Isle, Fla. 38th floor Unit "E" and 28th Floor Unit "C". E-mail: rmw@rocklandfinancial.com or call Robert, (818) 224-4555.

REAL ESTATE AUCTION: Thursday, March 30, two Gulf access lots, Cape Coral, Fla. Friday, March 31, Four new builder houses. Gateway Development, Ft. Myers, Fla. See Web site: www.scottauctions.com (888) 283-7058 Bruce Scott.

NORTH CAROLINA MOUNTAIN/lake lots. Deep-water dockable lots from $134,900. New properties now available! NClakefront.com Realty, (800) 659-6017 or (828) 228-6199. www.nclakefront.com.

Near Baxley, Ga., 6,200-sf cypress house/lodge on 95 acres with three-acre pond. Excellent location, beautiful home. Hunting and fishing paradise. $650,000. (912) 632-8916.

LOOKING TO OWN LAND? Invest in rural acreage throughout America; coastal, mountain, waterfront properties. 20 to 200 acres. Free monthly special land reports: www.land-wanted.com/sw.

FINAL CLOSEOUT: Lake bargains! April 8-9. Water access from $34,900 with free boat slips! Huge $5,000 savings on beautifully wooded parcels at 34,000-acre Lake Tennessee. Enjoy unlimited water recreation. Surrounded by state forest. Excellent financing! Call (800) 704-3154, ext. 722. TN Land Partners LLC.

LARGE MOUNTAIN LAND bargains, high elevation. Adjoins pristine state forest, 20-plus acres to 350 acres. Sweeping mountain views, streams. www.liveinwv.com.

NORTH CAROLINA MOUNTAINS 10.51 acres on mountaintop in gated community, view, trees, waterfall and large public lake nearby, paved private access, $119,500. Owner, (866) 789-8535. www.NC77.com.

TENNESSEE MOUNTAIN ACREAGE Gated mountain community bordering a large lake. Spectacular views. Community boat ramp, private boat slips. Between Chattanooga and Knoxville. Call today (866) 292-5769. Gates of the River.

TENNESSEE WATERFRONT MOUNTAIN property: Scenic homesites surrounding Lake Barkley. One- to six-acre view sites and five- to forty-acre privacy sites from the $40s. 90 minutes to Nashville. Grand opening of Phase II on now! Call (866) 339-4966.

ASHEVILLE, N.C., AREA acreage. Private, gated mountain community with over four miles of riverfront. One- to-eight-plus acres from the $60s. Incredible views! Custom community lodge with mountain spas, riverwalk. Call (866) 292-5762. Bear River Lodge.

GOLF LOT SALE! Blue Ridge Mountains! Near Asheville, N.C. Beautifully wooded homesites on 18-hole Dye-designed golf course. Unbelievable incentives. Call toll free (866) 334-3253, ext. 1047. cherokeevalleysc.com.

WESTERN NEW MEXICO: Private 62-acre ranch. $110,990. Mountain views, trees, rolling hills, pastureland, borders, BLM. 1930s stone homestead with two barns. Horseback riding, hiking, hunting. Perfect family ranch, electricity. 100 percent financing. NALC, (866) 365-2825.

COASTAL NORTH CAROLINA waterfront! 1.5 acres, $99,900. Beautifully wooded, great views, pristine shoreline, deep boatable water! Enjoy access to ICW, sound, Atlantic. Paved road, underground utilities. Excellent financing. Call now, (800) 732-6601, ext. 1510.

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