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Date of Issue: April 09, 2008

The Islander Classifieds: Wednesday, April 9, 2008

ITEMS FOR SALE

FULL-SIZE MATTRESS, boxspring and frame, $40. GE refridgerator, 15-cubic feet, $75. 941-778-9354.

QUEEN SLEEPER SOFA with matching chair. Excellant condition. Light gold color. $300. Call 941-685-7368.

MOVING: 48-INCH TV, dinette, bookcases, entertainment centers, nightstand and patio set. 941-524-7599.

DAY/TRUNDLE BED, excellent condition, $175. Man’s bike, $150. 941-778-1310.

ANTIQUE FURNITURE: Mahogany buffet, $350. Small antique burl-wood rocker, $200. 941-778-1102.

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

THE STATE OF FLORIDA is investing in the health of its citizens by offering free Nicotine Replacement Therapies (NRTs) to smokers. Funded as part of the Tobacco Free Florida Campaign, NRTs such as nicotine patches, gum, and lozenges are available by calling the toll-free, statewide smoking cessation telephone counseling hotline – 1-877-U-CAN NOW or http://www.tobaccofreeflorida.com.

ISLAND MUSICIANS-GUITARIST seeks drummers, bassists, pianists, and singers for casual jams. David, 941-538-9328.

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!

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 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday. 9am-noon Saturday. 511 Pine Ave., Anna Maria. 941-779-2733.

LOST & FOUND

LOST: FUSIC CELL phone on Thursday, March 13, at Manatee Avenue causeway, dog beach. Please, call 863-214-3886.

LOST CAT – white with gray markings. Large reward. Holmes Beach area. 941-720-4475.

FOUND: PRIVATEER-STYLE hat. Purple, black and white feathers. Black Cavalier hat. Found in Anna Maria. Can be picked up at The Islander, 5404 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach.

FOUND: PRESCRIPTION SUNGLASSES on beach around 72nd Street. Metal frame and strong prescription lenses. Call 941-779-9101.

PETS

ALL FUR LUV Mobile dog grooming. Our shop on wheels comes to you. 15 years experience. Call Juli, 941-896-5633.

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

ISLAND SCOOTER STORE, now renting motor scooters, all are brand new and are models by Vento and Schwinn. We sell motor scooters at the most competitive prices and service the models that we sell. Come in or telephone for all prices. Holmes Beach Business Center, 5347 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach. 941-778-2255.

BOATS & BOATING

20-FOOT BAY/flats boat. 150-hp, four-stroke Yamaha with bimini covers, etc. $14,000. 941-704-0065.

BIMINI BAY SAILING: small sailboat rental and instruction. Day, week, month. Sunfish, Laser, Zuma, and Mini Sunfish. 941-685-1400.

BAYLINER 2655 CIERA weekender fisherman. Merccruiser, V8. Only 290 hours, aluminum trailer, $14,000. 941-356-1456.

PROFESSIONAL CAPTAIN FOR hire. Top-notch fishing, boating instructor. For info, call Capt. Glenn, 941-713-5900.

BOAT LIFT: NORTH end Anna Maria. Easy access to bay and Gulf. $350/month. 941-778-2778.

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.

ISLAND TUTORING WITH Chris Perez. 15-year-old Manatee High School freshman will tutor elementary or middle school child in math, science and English. Available 3:30-5:30pm Monday-Friday, and weekends by request. Call 941-778-2979. References on request.

RED CROSS CERTIFIED baby/pet sitter. Many Island references. Island resident for 13 years. Hilary, 941-778-5181.

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.

SECURITY GUARD WANTED. Apply to “Security Guard”, Box 17, 6700 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach, FL 34217.

FULL-TIME POSITION at Key Cleaners on Longboat Key. Must be reliable and honest with pleasant personality. 941-383-1222.

HOST/SERVER/BUS help sought for days at Ooh La La! Bistro. Apply in person weekdays after 4 p.m., 5406 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach.

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED AT Tingley Library in Bradenton Beach. Friendly atmosphere with great community spirit. It's fun, give it a try! For more information, 941-779-1208.

BUSINESS OPPORTUNITY

GREAT SITE: FORMER service station on strategic Longboat corner. Many business uses possible. $1,300,000. Longview Realty: 941-383-6112.

NAIL TECH OR massage therapist room available for rent. 941-713-5244 to view.

HEALTH CARE

NURSES: PRIVATE DUTY. Long-term home care assisting lady with spinal injury. Five hour morning shifts and overnights, 10pm-8am, available. Travel opportunity. 941-383-6953.

SERVICES

LET US DRIVE YOU! Airports, cruise ports. Flat rates. Anna Maria Sunshine Car Service. 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.

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.

ISLAND MERMAIDS CLEANING Co.: Oldest and best on Anna Maria! 34 years of grateful, happy customers. Rentals our specialty. 941-778-9217.

TOASTED COMPUTER SERVICES. Your home and business specialist. On-site service, virus/spyware, cleanup, system setup, upgrades, diagnosis and repair, internet/wireless networking, custom system design. 941-224-1069.

METRO DOOR SHOP: fiberglass, steel, wood designer inserts, hardware, sales, service, parts and repair. 941-758-5828.

ESP CLEANING: PROFESSIONAL cleaning team serving Anna Maria Island. Call Steve and Maria, 941-345-2162.

PROFESSIONAL MAID SERVICE. Your work, your way! 30 years experience. References. Call Barb, 941-792-1381.

PAINTING, WALL REPAIR, handyman. Island resident. Very meticulous and reliable. Free estimates. Call Colin, 941-376-0541.

HOUSEWATCHERS OF MANASOTA Inc. A licensed and insured corporation. When you leave your Florida home vacant for the summer, we provide you with affordable weekly or monthly inspections. Our services offer you peace of mind while keeping your home safe in periods of absence. Also providing management of annual rental properties. 941-737-7046 or housewatchers@verizon.net.

AVAILABLE FOR DRIVING (including airports), errands, organization and bill paying, companionship, petsitting, and other personalized assistance. My car or yours. Excellent local references. Hourly rates. Ellen, 941-896-7902 or emj3@tampabay.rr.com.

EXPERIENCED HOME COMPANION baths, exercise, meals, chauffer, clean, etc. 941-748-3247 or 941-713-7380.

HOME WATCH: WE check services in your home while you are away. Yard, mail box, family errands, etc. Servicing Anna Maria Island, Perico Island and North Longboat Key. Call, 941-794-0210 or 941-778-5754.

SYLVESTER’S TREE SERVICE “help” ease traffic, call us now for large and small removals, trimming and stump grinding before hurricane season and bridge work begins. Licensed and insured. Don, 941-545-0160, or Brad, 941-730-0001.

FREE HOUSESITTER/PETSITTER, etc. Retired Christian couple available anytime. Excellent local, repeat references. 770-832-7319 ewingwt@earthlink.net.

LITTLE HELPER: COOKING, cleaning, errands, shopping, appointments, etc. References, flexible schedule. Call Jeanne, 941-795-4151.

HAUL ANYTHING: RELOCATE cars, equipment, anything. Industrial, residential, commercial insured. Free estimates, 941-778-5910, leave message.

I CAN HELP! Part-time help from Lori! experience and skills in consulting-legal assistant-office manager-executive/personal assistant-hospitality-marketing-problem solver-notary services. Call me! 941-794-5079.

SUMMER TUTORING – Certified teacher with master’s 25 years experience. Private tutoring in all areas. Sign up by April 30 for discount. Schedule now before it fills up. 941-792-0538.

SAILOR, USCG LICENSED Captain, driver, cook, navigator, nurse aide, and sail safe. References. 941-920-8374.

HOUSE CLEANING BY Laura. Excellent references. Monday-Friday. 941-539-6891.

HOUSE CLEANER WANTED $40 for 2.5 hours. About $300/month. Must enjoy detail cleaning. 941-518-1216.

NIKI’S NOOKS AND CRANIES. I will do housekeeping, laundry, and errands or pet sitting for you. Cell, 941-592-8684.

DESIGNER FOR HIRE! All your graphic needs covered! Print work: logos brochures, brand identity. Web design: Flash, HTML and 3D. Call Jon at Smashcat Studios, 941-778-2824 or 941-545-0192.

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.

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

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.

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.

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 check.my.house@verizon.net for details.

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. Now offering in-home pedicure services. 941-713-5244.

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. Your complete irrigation repair company. Call 941-778-2581.

TREES BY BREEZE Inc.: Custom landscapes, tree trimming, property maintenance. Insured. Since 1988. Chris, 941-778-2837.

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

LANDSCAPING

SHELL DELIVERED and spread. $45/yard. Hauling: all kinds of gravel, mulch, top soil with free estimates. Call Larry at 941-795-7775, "shell phone" 941-720-0770.

STRAIGHT SHOT LANDSCAPE. For all your landscape needs. Shell $45/yard. Call Shark Mark. 941-301-6067.

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.

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

CRUSHED WASHED SHELL delivered and spread, For all your hauling needs, call David Bannigan. 941-504-7045.

ECONOMY TREE TRIMMING, hedges, mulching. Lowest prices starting at $15. 12-year Island resident. Cell 941-951-1833.

KARAZ LANDSCAPE LAWN service. Mulch, clean ups, power washing, tree trimming and more. Cell, 941-448-3857 or 941-778-0851.

HOME IMPROVEMENT

VAN-GO PAINTING residential/commercial, interior/exterior, pressure cleaning, wallpaper. Island references. Bill 941-795-5100.

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.

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. Call 941-778-6170 or 447-2198.

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.

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

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

MASTERS OF RENOVATIONS! Do you need a qualified handyman for services at your home? Call us! Free estimates, 941- 580-3312.

RAMBO A–Z handyman service. 30 years experience. Concrete, painting, drywall, etc. Call for free estimate. 941-376-7894. Licensed and insured.

RENTALS

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

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

PARADISE IN COMFORT at Palm Breeze vacation rentals in Holmes Beach. Two beautifully furnished units in a Key West-style home on a large corner lot. Each unit has 3BR/2BA, washer, dryer and fully equipped kitchen. Heated pool, bikes, grill, etc. Just bring your clothes and a toothbrush and enjoy. www.apalmbreeze.com. 941-730-5126.

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. 813-634-3790.

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

CONDO: ANNA MARIA, Shell Point. 2BR/2BA furnished. Ground floor on water. Heated pool. Tennis court. Covered parking. No pets, smoking. Coin laundry. Minimum two months. Seasonal rates. First, last, security. 716-861-8016.

COUPLE SEEKING 2BR/2BA condominium on beach for annual rental. Call 800-453-9646, or e-mail stanleyelectric@verizon.net.

ANNUAL HOLMES BEACH duplex, 2BR/2BA, garage, screened lanai. Quiet area. No pets. $950/month. 941-776-1789.

TEMPORARY OR ANNUAL: 2/BR modern duplex with porch. Block to beach. $845/month. 941-807-5449.

1BR/1BA FURNISHED. 55-plus, no pets. $650/month. Call 941-387-5343.

ANNUAL 2BR/1BA, two blocks to the beach, one block to bay. Large kitchen, tile and carpet. $810/month. 941-922-2473 or 941-928-3880.

BEAN POINT GROUND floor, granite tops, stainless-steel appliances. 3BR/2.5BA. Weekly, holiday weekends. 201-327-8291.

ANNUAL: CHARMING 2BR/2BA elevated duplex in Bradenton Beach. High ceilings, clean. Block to beach. $950/month. Pets considered. 941-725-2549.

VACATION RENTALS: 2BR apartments across from beautiful beach. $400-$550/week. Winter and spring dates available. Almost Beach Apartments. 941-778-2374.

ANNUAL 3BR/2BA HOUSE in west Bradenton. Charm, character and great yard. Seven miles to beach. $1,150/month. 941-750-0051.

2BR/2BA ANNUAL Bradenton Beach elevated duplex. Garage plus covered parking. Nonsmoking, small pets considered. Close to beach. $950/month. 480-586-4074.

VACATION RENTAL AVAILABLE now. Sandpiper co-op, 55-plus, 2BR/1BA. $1,250/month, available weekly also. Call, 941-920-0902.

PEACEFUL LIVING! ANNUAL 2BR/1.5BA Holmes Beach. Block from beach. Laundry room. $900/month. 917-225-1231 or 772-388-0691.

VACATION RENTALS: APRIL thru October. Perico Bay Club 2BR/2BA $1,500/month. Palma Sola 2BR/2BA townhouse, $599/week. Northwest Bradenton 3BR/2BA home $599/week. Condo 1BR/1BA pool $799/month. Realtor, 941-756-1090.

EXCEPTIONALLY NICE, SPACIOUS 2BR/2BA. Elevated unfurnished apartment with sundeck. Cortez/Bradenton Beach area. $1,295/month includes utilities, basic cable, garage and use of laundry. 941-761-2725.

ANNUAL SAN REMO canalfront 2BR/1BA end unit. Washer/dryer, furnished with or without boat dock and lift. 941-807-3244.

ANNUAL 2BR/1BA in Holmes Beach. $895/month, washer/dryer hookup, large backyard, pets considered, Web page, http://goff-club.com/206B. 941-795-0504.

ANNUAL RENTAL: HOLMES Beach 2BR/1BA, close to shops and transportation, half a block to the Gulf. Washer/dryer on premises, $850/month, utilities included! Call 941-224-1484 for more info!

WATERFRONT VACATION RENTAL with dock. Walk to beach, $4,200/month or $1,200/week. Cortez cottage $1,900/month or $580/week. No pets, no smokers. 941-794-5980. Divefish.com.

GULFFRONT CONDO HOLMES Beach. 1-2BR totally remodeled. Pool, carport, beautifully furnished. Monthly, seasonal, or annual. $975. 616-540-4343.

ANNUAL GROUND-LEVEL 2BR/1BA duplex. Fridge, stove, washer, dryer, screened lanai, large yard. Pets considered, near community center and short walk to Gulf. $975/month. 941-896-6398.

HOLMES BEACH ANNUAL: Large duplex unit, 2BR/2BA plus den, washer/dryer hookups, central air conditioner, $975/month, $1,000 security. 941-962-5827.

SPECTACULAR VIEW ON Palma Sola Bay. 2BR/2B condo completely renovated. Open kitchen, new appliances, washer/dryer, unfurnished, community pools and tennis. Annual rental $1,050/month. Must see. Call 941-795-6699 or 941-773-6186.

CHARMING BRADENTON BEACH, 4BR/2BA, pet negotiable. Utilities included. Gulf views, fenced yard, decks, Mexican tile. $4,000 May 15-Aug. 15 or $2,500 month. 941-778-7930 or 941-855-0444. Photos available. susansbrown@juno.com

OFFICE/STUDIO SUBLET $150/month, including utilities. Ground floor, 160-sf room in convenient downtown Holmes Beach location. Available for 6-month sublet, May-October 2008. Call 941-778-5176 for information.

APRIL 2008 SEASONAL, also October thru January 2009. 2BR/1BA, clean, Florida decor. Lovely yard, washer/dryer. Two blocks to beach. 410 71st St., Holmes Beach. 941-778-0275.

RUNAWAY BAY $800/week, ground floor. 2009 season available. Jan. 1-15, March 16-April 30. 941-730-2935.

ANNUAL DUPLEX 1BR/1BA $675. 2BR/2BA with washer/dryer, $750. 3BR/2BA with washer/dryer $900. All close to beach. No pets. Dolores M. Baker Realty. 941-778-7500.

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

BRADENTON BEACH CONDO: 2BR/2BA, located steps to the beach and Intracostal. Unit has two floors above parking. Remodeled interior and exterior. $310,000, Call 813-245-0428.

BAYVIEW AND CANALFRONT with pool. 2BR/2BA open plan, new kitchen. Totally upgraded. Dock, th ree davits. Owner motivated. Not a drive-by, must see inside! $599,000. 404 21st Place, Bradenton Beach by owner. Call Herb Dolan, 941-725-2395.

TRAILERS FOR SALE in Paradise Bay Estates. Starting at $17,000. Bayfront mobile home co-op. Call for a list, 866-231-2300 or 941-795-2300, Sandra Lee LaBarre, P.A., Realtors.

WATERFRONT ON MANATEE River canal. Dock and boat davits. Beautiful view over river. 2,000 sf, 3BR/2BA home, recently renovated. Great condition. $319,000. 941-795-1806.

MUST SELL: ELEVATED concrete duplex. 2/BR per side. 3,500 sf. Block to the beach. $419,900. 941-807-5449.

FULL GULF VIEWS from most rooms! Also bay and pool views. Turnkey furnished 2BR/2BA end-unit. Nicely updated kitchen with stainless steel and granite. Two large screened balconies, secure building, washer and dryer in unit. Boat dock, tennis court. Good rental income possible. $485,000. Owner, 941-388-5238 or 941-447-2061.

LOWEST PRICES EVER offered in building! Club Bamboo South, small efficiency with balcony overlooking the Gulf. Nightly rental income. Must sell, $299,999. Call Pete, 773-472-7440.

WATERFRONT ISLAND HOME 3BR/2BA. Pool spa, boat dock, $799,000 or best offer. Remodeled and furnished. Take over payments with $50,000 down. Call owner/agent direct, 941-356-1456. Don’t miss this island opportunity.

NORTHWEST BRADENTON ISLAND alternative, minutes to beach. No flood zone, no association fee. 3BR/2BA remodeled home with oversized two-car garage. Boat parking, fenced yard. $299,000. Owner/agent, 941-356-1456.

100 STEPS TO beach. 2BR/1BA open plan. Nicely furnished. $249,000 or best offer. Real Estate Mart, 941-756-1090.

NEAL COMMUNITY 5BR/3BA, 3,000-sf home. Many upgrades. $700,000, now $619,000 or best offer. Realtor, 941-356-1456.

REMODELED 2BD/1.5BA MOBILE home, Royal Gardens. Cortez Road, Bradenton. $16,500. Must sell. 941-792-4350.

ANNA MARIA ISLAND timeshare weeks for sale 24 and 25, Resort 66. 1BR poolside condo sleeps four. $2,000 each.

TRADE BEAUTIFUL 2-3BR, home in Holmes Beach. Move-in condition. Looking to trade for Island duplex. Pricing flexible up or down. Realtors welcome! Call 941-778-4415 or 269-420-5160.

LOWEST PRICE CANAL HOME ON ISLAND! Open water views, steps to beaches and city piers. 3BR/2BA furnished home at end of cul de sac. $569,000. Wagner Realty, Deborah Thrasher, 941-518-7738. www.flgulfcoast.net or debmthrash@aol.com.

BUILD TO SUITE Waterfront Key Royale home. 3BR/2BA pool, spa, boat dock and lift. Expandable to your specifications. Jumbo mortgage money in place. Home purchasers, builders or investors, call owner, 941-356-1456.

UPDATED 4BR/2BA 1,900-sf home in Village Green. $299,000. Realtor, 941-756-1090.

OWN A PIECE OF Paradise Bay. 8x28 mobile home, completely updated. All new inside. 10x24 addition and driveway. Park amenities include pool, workout center. Low monthly maintenance fee. Asking $58,000 or best offer. 941-447-9852.

TIMESHARE FOR SALE – Tortuga Beach Club – weeks 24 and 25, June 13 thru June 27, 2008. On the beach, five stars, Sanibel Island. Call for price: 561-791-9010.

WANTED: HOME ON island for my mom. I can afford $25,000 down and $1,000/month. Open to ideas. E-mail me at msmith@jhu.edu.

NEWLY PAINTED TRAILER, (inside and outside) 41-feet long, 20-feet wide. Furnished 2BR/1BA, lanai, dining room, washer, satellite antenna and cable service. 6904 Cortez Road W., lane 8, lot 94, Royal Gardens Estates. $315/month fees. Near beaches and shopping. Mile from coastal waterways. $6,900. Call, 941-761-8742.

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.

OUT-OF-STATE REAL ESTATE

TENNESSEE: AFFORDABLE LAKE properties on pristine 34,000-acre Norris Lake. Over 800 miles of shoreline. Call Lakeside Realty today! 888-291-5253 or visit www.lakesiderealty-tn.com.

ASHEVILLE, N.C., land bargains up to 30 percent below appraisal. www.seeriverhighlandsnc.com.

NEW ARIZONA LAND rush! 1 or 2.5 "football field"-sized lots! $0 down. $0 interest. $159-$208/month! Money back guarantee! 866-819-2485 or www.sunsiteslandrush.com.

NORTH CAROLINA MOUNTAINS two-plus acres with great view, very private, big trees, waterfalls, large public lake nearby, $49,500. Call now, 866-789-8535.

NORTH CAROLINA – All-waterfront community nearly 70 percent sold out. Only five minutes from Intracoastal Waterway. Don't miss this exceptional opportunity. Call developer directly, 919-971-8445.

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