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Date of Issue: June 14, 2007

The Islander Classifieds: Wednesday, June 6, 2007

ITEMS FOR SALE

LIKE-NEW DESIGNER sofa, large whitewash entertainment center, stained-glass and decorator lamps, waterbed, two oak bedroom nightstands, silk plants, new kitchen glass table and four chairs, whitewash computer desk and oak desk. 941-778-4451.

JOHN DEERE ZERO-turn mower. F-620. Good condition. SN.TCF620X013982, manufactured 1995, reconditioned. New battery, belts. $2,000 firm. Ted Baird, 941-812-0244.

FOR SALE: DRUM bell kit for middle school, high school band class drummers. Good condition. $160. Rick, 941-224-4977.

SALE! $2.50 A box: Anna Maria Junior Girl Scouts Troop No. 590 cookies are on sale at The Islander, 5404 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach.

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.

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.

YOU WANT IT ... You got it. Oval AMI bumper stickers are just $1 at The Islander, 5404 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-7978.

HELP SUPPORT OFFICER Pete Lannon: Silicone bracelets, DARE2CARE/ISLANDER4PETE. Child $2, adult $5. The bracelets are donated by The Islander and all $$$ go to a pre-paid college fund for Pete's youngest son. 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 four through adult. Call 941-807-1734 or visitwww.islanddojo.cmasdirect.com.

SAIL AWAY ABOARD 65-foot Lex-Sea. Key West Fantasy Fest, six days, five nights, $995 per person, $1,095 per couple. Cayo Costa Thanksgiving, four days, three nights, $595 per person, $1,095 per couple. Everglades Expedition, seven days, seven nights, $795 per person, $1,495 per couple. 941-713-8000. www.annamariaislandsailing.com.

ISLAND YOGA SPACE: Summer classes and workshops. Drop-ins welcome. Visit islandyogaspace.com, or call 941-747-9397 for more information.

ISLAND RESIDENT BUYS costume and fine jewelry. Please call Diana Miller at 941-778-4201, or e-mail salesbydiana@gmail.com. Will come to you!

KIDNAPPED! Bentley (the butler statue) disappeared from Sandy Rich’s Real Coffee & Realty, 9908 Gulf Drive, Anna Maria, on March 17. Sandy says, “Call and I’ll pick him up, no questions asked.” Call her at 376-6077.

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

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

GARAGE SALES

ROSER THRIFT SHOP: Open 9:30am-2pm Tuesdays, Thursday. 9am-noon Saturdays. Always porch clothing sales. 941-779-2733. 511 Pine Ave., Anna Maria.

SALE: NIKI’S ISLAND Treasures. Storewide, all sterling jewelry 50-70 percent off. Select antiques, art, books, costume and vintage jewelry, Hummels, furniture, porcelain, beach items 30-90 percent off. Open seven days, 9:30am-5pm. 5351Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach. 941-779-0729.

INSIDE GARAGE SALE: 7-11am Saturday, June 9. Designer sofa, collectibles, designer clothes, whitewash furniture, coffee tables, bedroom furniture, books, linens, entertainment center, stained glass, jewelry, lots of knick-knacks. 218 84th St., Holmes Beach.

YARD SALE: 9am-5pm Saturday, June 9. Household, water skis, toys and miscellaneous. 218 82nd St., Holmes Beach.

THREE-FAMILY SALE: 8am-2pm Saturday, June 9. Lots of good stuff. 2903 Ave. B, Holmes Beach. PORCH SALE: 9am-1pm Saturday, June 9. Antique porcelain and dishes, jewelry, books, lots of interesting stuff. 110 48th St., Holmes Beach.

LOST & FOUND

JEWELRY FOUND: 62nd Street trolley stop. Call Anna Maria Elementary School, 941-708-5525.

LOST: SET OF keys on beach Sunday morning. Between Sandbar restaurant and Beach Bistro. Includes Mazda and GM keys. Reward. 941-778-0189.

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

1997 COUGAR: SIX-cylinder automatic, new air conditioning, tires, brakes, battery, hoses, belts, and water pump. Excellent condition. $3,950. 941-725-2395.

1996 GRAND CHEROKEE, 1996 Jeep SUV. 123,000 miles, two-wheel drive, power, good condition. Runs great. $3,800. View at The Islander newspaper, 5404 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. 941-778-1102.

BOATS & BOATING

PREMIUM DEEDED BOAT slip with dock for sale on Anna Maria Island. Room for 26-foot boat and lift. Wide deep-water canal, close to marina and bay. Price reduced $25,000 for immediate sale. Great investment at $54,900. Contact Brian at 941-920-1877.

WANTED: FLOATING DOCK for three-person Jet Ski. 941-779-9074.

WANTED: BOAT SLIP with lift wanted for rent. 23-foot boat. Need deep water and no bridges to pass under. Northern canals that empty into Galati harbor area preferred. Charlie, 205-602-0513. ctcowin@aol.com.

12-FOOT ALUMINUM v-bottom outboard 1972 Mirrocraft, trailer, 2.5-hp Mercury, like new, safety equipment. $750. Call 941-778-2670.

2004 10-FOOT Trinka sailing dinghy. All running rigging, loaded. Sailed two times, extra towering eye oars, ss-transom mount, anodized two-part mast. $3,695. 941-776-1999 or 941-776-0299. See at www.trinka.com.

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.

LOOKING FOR A babysitter, pet sitter, dog walker or somebody to do odd jobs? Call Kendall, 14-year-old, ninth-grader. Certified in first aid! 941-779-9783.

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.

REAL ESTATE AGENTS wanted: SunCoast Real Estate LLC. Floor time and generous split. Confidential. Call Mary Ann Schmidt, 941-779-0202 or 941-778-4931.

NURSES: PRIVATE DUTY. Long-term home care assisting quadriplegic. Morning, 8am-1pm and overnight, 10pm-8am, shifts available. Travel opportunity. 941-383-6953.

HOUSE CLEANER: Detail, part-time, available any day. $15/hour. 941-778-3519.

NEED SOMEONE TO do ironing at their house. Will pick up and deliver. $1 per piece. 941-330-5723.

CLEANING AND/OR handyman service needed. Four units rented by night, week, month. Call 941-962-4265 for appointment.

PREP COOK NEEDED at busy breakfast and lunch cafe. Apply in person. Melinda’s Cafe. 5315 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach. 941-778-0411.

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED: OUR Daily Bread, a soup kitchen. Contact Mary, 941-745-2992.

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.

LEGAL SECRETARY/PARALEGAL position: Presswood Law Firm, P.A., is an employment litigation and appellate practice located in Bradenton, Fla. This position offers a casual office setting, the latest technology tools, and the flexibility to work between 25-40 hours per week. Must be adept with technology (e.g., utilizing software such as Word, Excel, Outlook, Amicus Attorney, PC Law) and enjoy working with people. Litigation experience preferred. E-mail resume to kendra.p@verizon.net.

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.

CHARTER BOAT SERVICE: Eco-tours, sightseeing, more in Cortez. Assets include 26-foot cat, 150-hp outboard. $70,000. 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.

RESTAURANT: SPORTSFISH GRILL: Newly redecorated, well-equipped in great Holmes Beach shopping center. $109,000. Longview Realty, 941-383-6112. www.longviewrealty.com.

DEALERS WANTED to market Triron portable gas and diesel generators. Great opportunity for electricians, contractors, entrepreneurs. Mammoth Dist.,Bradenton, Fla. jamesfallon@tampabay.rr.com. 941-920-9227.

CAN THREE MINUTES change your life? Seeking six highly motivated people who want paid what they’re worth. 1-800-515-9083. Wellness business.

HEALTH CARE

HHA/CAREGIVER/COMPANION: Doctor appointments, special menu cooking, light housekeeping, personal care, errands, shopping, etc. Experienced and compassionate, excellent Island references, reasonable rates. Becky, 941-778-7828.

SERVICES

MAN WITH SHOVEL: Plantings, natives, patio gardens, trimming, cleanups, edging, maintenance. Hard-working and responsible. Excellent references. Edward, 941-778-3222.

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

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

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

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

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.

AMERICAN HANDYMAN: ISLAND resident. Guaranteed price, guaranteed quality. Any job. Discount with ad. Licensed and insured. Jerry, 941-448-5999.

HOMEWATCH: WE check services in your home while you are away. Yard, mailbox, car, family, errands, prescriptions, etc. Servicing Anna Maria Island, Perico Island and north Longboat Key. Call 941-794-0210 or 941-778-5754.

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

GET YOUR GUTTERZ Done before the rain comes! Seamless rain gutters. Clean, install, repair. Low prices! Free estimates! Call Rob, 941-465-3095.

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.

MASSAGE BY LOREDANA: Over 20 years experience. In the privacy of your home. Serving Anna Maria Island, Longboat Key and vicinity. 941-400-3940. Lic.#MA0021257.

TWO TEACHERS: INTERIOR painting. Clean, courteous, meticulous. Free estimates, honest rates. Mark, 941-773-0555, or Bob, 941-778-5143.

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.

AWARD WINNING WEB-SITES - 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.

GET MOORE FOR your money: Specializing in tree trimming and removal, brush chipping, estate cleanups. Insured. Call Lew Moore, 941-755-5559.

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.

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

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

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, CARPET, LAMINATE supplied and installed. Why pay retail? Island resident, many references. Free estimates, prompt service. Steve Allen Floor Coverings. 941-792-1367, or 726-1802.

JERRY’S HOME REPAIR: Carpentry work, handyman, light plumbing, electrical, light hauling, pressure washing and tree trimming. Call 941-778-6170 or 447-2198.

WINDOW SHADES, BLINDS, shutters and more. Lifetime warranty. Call Keith Barnett for a free in-home consultation. Island references, 15 years experience. 941-778-3526 or 730-0516.

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

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

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

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

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.

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.

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.

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

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

RENTALS

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

SEASONAL RENTAL: Holmes Beach, 4BR two master suites-/3BA, house on canal. Two minutes to beach. Heated pool, dock, cable TV, washer/dryer, garage, designer furnished with tropical yard setting. One of the finest rentals on Island. $1,600/weekly. Call 941-713-0034 or e-mail: beachdreams@tampabay.rr.com.

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

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

1-4BR DIRECT BEACHFRONT, gorgeous views, designer furnished, cable, DVD/VCR, dishwasher, phone, quaint village. $975-$2,375/week9 941-713-0034 or beachdreams@tampabay.rr.com.

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

PARADISE IN COMFORT at Palm Breeze 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.

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.

AFFORDABLE SEASONAL RENTALS still available. Weekly, monthly, bayfront, Gulffront, big, small. Call Sato Real Estate for availability. 941-778-7200.

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

ANNUALS: SANDPIPER RESORT 55-plus community, No. 200, 2BR/1BA, $695/month. Turnkey furnished, washer and dryer. Includes water, sewer and garbage. On bay, Gulf view. Call 941-920-0868 or 941-778-4523.

LAKEFRONT CONDO: NEW, rent to own. 2 and 3BR/2BA, large lanai. Includes pool, spa, cable, water. Nice northwest location. Close to beaches. $1,450-$1,550/month. 941-761-0444.

DEEP DISCOUNT FOR last-minute travel in beautiful town of Anna Maria. Quaint island cottage, steps to beach. 203-454-0573.

ANNUAL RENTAL: BEAUTIFUL, freshly painted, new tile, quiet Holmes Beach 1BR/1BA. One block from beach. $800/month, includes lawn and trash. Call, daytime, 8-11am. Ann, 941-778-9196. Leave message.

BRAND NEW LUXURY townhome: Harbor Landings, Cortez. 3BR/3BA, private elevator, two-car garage, all amenities, walk to beach. $2,750/month. Call Donna at Premier Florida Realty, 941-761-3720. Cell, 941-313-0104.

OFFICE/RETAIL SPACE: 1,081 sf. Former Cortez Exchange. 8811 Cortez Road. 1-800-952-1206.

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

ANNUAL APARTMENT in Holmes Beach. Kitchen, bedroom and bathroom. No pets. 941-778-7039.

SMITH REALTORS: ANNUAL duplex, 1BR/1BA close to beach, $800/month, lawn and water included. Perico Island townhouse, 2BR/2BA, one-car garage, $1,200/month plus utilities. 941-778-0770. www.smithrealtors.com.

ANNUAL RENTAL: NORTH Beach Village. 3BR/2.5BA, two-car garage, recreation room, screened lanai, elevator, several decks, pool. $1,700/month. Fran Maxon Real Estate, 941-778-2307.

ANNUAL RENTAL: ANNA Maria 2BR/2BA, close to beach, open courtyard, dishwasher. $865/month includes water and garbage. Fran Maxon Real Estate, 941-778-2307.

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

ANNUAL RENTAL: LONGBOAT Key, Cedar’s East. 3BR/2.5BA large condo. Several decks, two garages, lots of storage, pool, tennis, close to beach and bay. $2,750/month. Fran Maxon Real Estate, 941-778-2307.

ANNUAL RENTAL: GULF view, 1BR/1BA apartment. Covered parking, open deck, great direct Gulf views! $750/month. No pets. Fran Maxon Real Estate, 941-778-2307.

FOR RENT: FULLY-furnished 1BR, living room, kitchen. $1,200/month. Bradenton Beach. 727-480-8154.

AFFORDABLE ANNUAL RENTALS available: 1BR/1.5BA, Gulffront, 1BR/1BA duplex, 2BR/1BA duplex, 2BR/2BA Gulf view, 2BR/2BA condo. Starting at $750/month. Coastline Accommodations. 941-779-9500.

GREAT LOCATION: 200 feet to Rod & Reel Pier. 2BR/1BA, ground floor, fully furnished with all amenities, no smokers or pets, available June 1. Annual or six-months, $1,000/month. 941-387-8610.

FLORIDA SUMMER SPECIAL: Vacation across from the beach. 1BR, $549/week. 2BR, $649/week. 513-236-5091. www.beachesndreams.net.

ANNUAL/SEMI-ANNUAL rental: Anna Maria Shell Point condo. 2BR/2BA, furnished, ground floor, on water. Heated pool, tennis court, covered parking. Some vehicles prohibited. No pets. Nonsmokers. Coin laundry. Annual, $1,500/month. Semi-annual, $2,200/month. First, last and security. 716-861-8016.

TEMPORARY OR ANNUAL 2BR elevated duplex with porch and laundry. Freshly remodeled, private parking, block to beach. $795/month. 941-807-5449.

ANNUAL HOLMES BEACH: 2BR/1.5BA ground-level duplex. $900/month, shared laundry. Small pet OK. Gulf-Bay Realty, 941-778-7244.

SMITH REALTORS ANNUAL rentals: Duplex, 1BR/1BA, close to beach. Lawn and water included, $800/month. Townhouse, Perico Island, 2BR/2BA, one-car garage, $1,200/month plus utilities. Duplex, 2BR/1.5BA, large yard, new carpet and floors, $900/month. 941-778-0770. www.smithrealtors.com.

ANNUAL OR SEASONAL: 2BR/2BA duplex. Brand new, 2.5 miles to beach. Tile, turnkey furnished, fenced yard, carport. $1,100/month or seasonal, $2,600/three months. 941-400-3940.

FOR RENT: UNFURNISHED efficiency apartment on Pine Avenue, Anna Maria. $750/month. 941-778-5796.

CORTEZ COTTAGE: QUIET area. Fully furnished, walk to water. No smokers. $900/month, $500/week, $100/night, includes utilities. 941-794-5980. www.divefish.com.

ANNUAL: 2BR/1BA, newly painted, new carpet, washer and dryer in unit. Pool, basic cable, 100 steps to beach. First, last, deposit. $975/month. 941-779-1586.

ANNA MARIA RENTAL: 2BR/1BA home, completely furnished, close to beach. Available June through October. No pets, no smoking. $950/month. 941-795-8626.

UNFURNISHED ANNUALS: 2BR/1BA, Anna Maria. $1,000/month plus 2BR/2BA, canalfront Holmes Beach. Call Sue at An Island Place Realty, 941-779-9320.

BED AND BOAT: Beautiful 2BR condo on Anna Maria with optional boat rental. Canal to Intracoastal Waterway. Summer rates. 941-778-8520, 813-713-5430.

BRADENTON BEACH: Small, quiet, one-room cottage on the Intracoastal Waterway. $1,000/month, annual. No pets. No smokers. 813-996-3606.

PALMS OF CORTEZ: 2BR/1BA very clean, third floor. Small pets welcome. Pool, fitness center, etc. $950/month. First, last, security deposit, negotiable. 941-778-8277 or 941-962-8347.

ONE AND TWO-BEDROOM house: waterfront, pool, short-term rent. Phone, 941-779-9074.

RENT-TO-OWN: Waterfront and pool homes, several to choose from! Starting at $995/month. www.44Smart.com. 941-447-6278.

ANNUAL 2BR/2BA MORNINGSIDE unfurnished condo. Pool, close to beaches, shopping, schools. Small pets welcome, no smokers please. $985/month. Diane, 941-761-1968.

LUXURY 2BR/2BA, STEPS to beach. $995/week plus taxes and cleanup. Nice 2BR mobile home in gated, senior park. $695/month annual or $400/week. 863-688-3524. Cyberrentals. E-mail: chickenplucker@webtv.net.

JUST RENOVATED! GORGEOUS 2BR/2BA house, steps to beach. $1,575/month, $625/week. Jaime, 941-545-8488. jjvacations.blogspot.com.

ANNUAL: HOLMES BEACH. 2BR/2BA duplex, two-car garage, screened lanai, shared laundry. $1,000/month. 941-779-0120.

TWO-ROOM APARTMENT: Kitchen, clean. Holmes Beach, one block to beach. May 10-20 and July 6-Aug. 31. Three-day minimum. 941-779-4505 or 941-778-4246.

ANNUAL RENTAL: PERICO Bay Club. 2BR/2BA. Furnished or unfurnished, pools, tennis, security gate. Beautiful landscaping. Leave message, 941-778-5910

UNFURNISHED ANNUALS! 2BR/1BA, Anna Maria, $975 plus utilities; 1BR/1BA near beach, Holmes Beach, $825 plus utilities. Call Sue at An Island Place Realty, 941-779-9320.

FURNISHED ANNUALS! 2BR/2BA home near Bean Point, immaculate, $1,700/month; 2BR/2BA home with garage on Key Royale, $1,500/month; 2BR/1BA Anna Maria condo near pier, $975/month! Also six-month availabilities! Call Sue at An Island Place Realty, 941-779-9320.

OWNERS! WE HAVE a list of qualified tenants looking for unfurnished annuals! Please call Sue at An Island Place Realty. We take care of all leasing and management with a smile! 941-779-9320.

ANNUALS: SANDPIPER RESORT 55-plus community, #200, 2BR/1BA, $695/month. #202, 1BR/1BA, $595/month. Both on bayside. Turnkey furnished, washer and dryer. Includes water, sewer and garbage. 941-920-0868 or 941-778-4523.

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: Low $300s. Minutes to beach, no flood, evacuation zone. 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. $725,000. Call 941-545-8601.

PALMA SOLA VIEW: Perico Bay Club: 2BR/2BA, close to beach! Second-floor unit with vaulted ceiling, screened and air-conditioned glassed-in porch, one-car garage. 24-hour security. Active associations. Open 1-4pm Sunday. Was $439,900, now $429,900. Make offer! 1191 Edgewater Circle. Home, 863-324-0944. Cell, 863-280-0222. sandsgoldm@aol.com. Owner is a broker.

MUST RELOCATE: DREAM deal on Island at $489,000. Home in great condition, deep-water canal, large boat dock, decks. 2BR/2BA, updates. See it at www.buyowner.com. (ID#63415) or 24-hour hotline, 1-877-940-7777, or 941-779-2807 for personal tour.

MUST SELL! ELEVATED concrete duplex, 2BR per side, freshly remodeled. 3,500 sf of enclosed space. One block to beach. $454,900. 941-807-5449.

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! 404 21st Place, Bradenton Beach By owner. Call Herb Dolan, 941-725-2395.

BY OWNER: MOVE into lovely home in unique area under sprawling oaks. Close to everything, 3BR/2BA, family room, new kitchen. $305,000. West Bradenton. 941-795-8169.

WATER-VIEW, DEEDED boat slip, 2BR/2BA home in Holmes Beach. 1,703 sf, large corner lot, 100 percent updated, priced to sell, $499,000. cculhane@tampabay.rr.com. 941-228-4361.

3BR/3BA WATERWAY PENTHOUSE: Loft, dock, bay view. New air conditioning, kitchen. Must sell! $424,900. 941-794-8162.

BEST BUY on the beach. Romantic, Bradenton Beach, direct Gulffront studio condo. Newly renovated, furnished. The perfect getaway. $325,000. 941-962-8220.

HOT BUYERS MARKET: Anxious seller! Club Bamboo South, direct Gulffront studio. Incredible interior, all new outside. On-site management, pool, nightly rentals and more. Way under value! $399,000. George, 312-321-7501.

INCOME POSSIBILITIES AND Island living in this 2BR/1BA. One-car garage also has a 1BR/1BA attached apartment. Great location, minutes to the Gulf of Mexico. $699,000. Contact Erlene Fitzpatrick or Kimberly Mills, 941-758-7777. Re/Max Gulfstream Realty.

LOT: 57.75x114-feet. Neptune Lane, Holmes Beach. One block to beach. $487,000. 941-779-4505 or 941-778-4246.

GORGEOUS FURNISHED 3BR/2BA Perico Bay Club condo. $365,000. Owners, 941-345-5372 or 941-792-0138.

WANT TO BUY: Direct Gulffront condo on either Bradenton Beach or Holmes Beach. As part of the deal, I would trade either my one-or two-bedroom condo, plus cash. The condos are on Gulf Drive (across the street from the beach) and have been totally renovated and have a great rental history. 607-731-1103 or mgb2617@lightlink.com.

PANORAMIC VIEWS OF Palma Sola Bay from this 3BR/2BA condo. Granite baths, Italian porcelain tile, plantation shutters, designer furnishings and more. Mint condition and a must see at $525,000. 859-264-8644, or barbfreeman@alltel.net.

BOATER’S DREAM: MARINERS Cove condo includes 50-foot boat slip. Large updated 3BR/2.5 BA end unit, with a view of the Intracoastal Waterway. Amenities include fireplace, wet bar, glass-enclosed lanai and much more. $779,000. Richard Parker, 941-920-3250, Re/Max Gulfstream.

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. $575,000. Ninth Street, Gulf Drive, Bradenton Beach. Contact owner at 941-388-5238.

NEW: 2007 ISLAND condos with over 3,000 sf under roof. These 3BR/2BA plus garage, have private elevators. Please stop by 2317 Ave. C, Bradenton Beach, and view our model, or call Kimberly Mills at 941-321-9601, or Erlene Fitzpatrick 941-758-7777. Re/Max Gulfstream Realty.

OPEN HOUSE: 1-4pm, Sunday. Minutes to beaches, 2BR/2BA, garage, in-ground caged pool, close to shopping, good schools. Hurry, this one won't last long! $224,900. 8512 43rd Ave. Terr. W., Bradenton. Chard Winheim, Horizon Realty, 941-713-6743. www.manateeproperties.biz.

A GREAT DEAL for the smart investor! 2BR/2BA home, large corner lot, room for expansion and/or pool. Needs updating. Take a look and make us an offer! Call Carla Price, Bark and Company Realty Inc. 941-778-5900.

OUT-OF-STATE REAL ESTATE

NANTAHALA LAKE LOT with old fish camp and 2/BR septic permit, close to public boat ramp. $225,000. Valleytown Realty. valleytownrealty.com. 800-632-2212. valleytownrealty@verizon.net.

SOUTH CENTRAL Alabama waterfront land sale! Grand opening Saturday, June 23. One day only! Gorgeous property, great prices, come see for yourself! Water access from just $19,900. Paved roads, underground utilities, excellent financing! Call now and reserve a priority appointment. 877-457-5263, ext. 1007.

LAKE SEATON GEORGIA: First time offered. 1.96 acres, $110,900. Three acres lakefront, $147,900. Beautiful views and frontage on Lake Seaton. Black-topped roads, underground utilities. Only 43 miles to Atlanta, Ga. Don't miss out on pre-grand opening pricing! 888-952-6347.

SOUTH COLORADO RANCH sale: 35 acres, $36,900. Spectacular Rocky Mountain views, year-round access, electric and telephone included. Come for the weekend, stay for a lifetime. Excellent financing available with low down payment. Call Red Creek Land Co. today! 866-696-5263, ext. 2682.

LAKE PROPERTIES: Lakefront and lake-view homes and parcels on pristine 34,000-acre Norris Lake in east Tennessee Call Lakeside Realty, 888-291-525, or visit www.lakesiderealty-tn.com.

BEAUTIFUL NORTH CAROLINA: 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.

SOUTHWEST GEORGIA LAND for sale. Too many to list, go to: www.landandtimber.net, SGLT Realty.

ONE MILE CREEKFRONT! 55-plus acres, $199,900. Beautiful pasture with one-plus mile along creek. Two working barns, fenced for cattle. West Tennessee, potential to subdivide. Excellent financing. Call now, 866-685-2562, ext. 1257. TN Land & Lakes.

LAKE LOT BARGAIN: One-plus acres with free boat slips, $34,900. Nicely wooded, lake-access property in brand new premier development on spectacular 160,000-acre recreational lake! Prime waterfronts available. Call 800-704-3154, ext. 1241.

WEST NORTH CAROLINA mountains. We have what you are looking for, rivers, lakes, mountains and acreage. Owner financing. Perfect for log cabin. Call today, 800-699-1289, or www.riverbendlakelure.com.

NORTH CAROLINA MOUNTAINS: Large 2-to 10-acre tracts in last phase of popular, gated, mountain community with great view, trees, waterfall and large public lake nearby, paved private access. $69,500 and up. Call now, 866-789-8535.

NEW! COASTAL GEORGIA community homesites up to 4.5 acres. Marshfront with long range views and 150-year-old live oaks. 14 miles north of the Florida state line. Shown by appointment. Call 866-432-7320.

EUFALA, ALA., WATERFRONT gated community. Two hours from Atlanta and the coast. One to three acres from the $50s. Fishing, boating, swimming and more. Clubhouse, boat slips, nature trails. 866-882-1107.

TIMBER COMPANY sell-off! 20 acres, $39,900. Subdivision potential! Big mountain acreage with views. One mile to Nicklaus-designed golf course. Close to Tennessee River and recreational lake. Creekfronts available. Excellent financing. Free call, 866-685-2562, ext. 1201.

COASTAL GEORGIA: 40.5 acres on private cul-de-sac loaded with trees and wildlife. Great access to I-95 and coast. Potential to subdivide. Bring the horses! Only $169,900. Excellent financing. Call now, 800-898-4409, ext. 1282.

COASTAL GEORGIA: 24.29 acres, $99,900. Beautiful trees, pasture for horses, loaded with wildlife. Easy access to I-95. Short drive to Georgia coast. Long road frontage, potential to subdivide. Excellent financing. Call now, 800-898-4409, ext. 1277.

DEVELOPER'S CLOSEOUT: Sept. 29. 20 percent off already low pre-construction pricing. Lots and condos available with water, marsh, golf, nature views starting at 70k. One-year no-payment options. 877-266-7379. www.cooperspoint.com.

TENNESSEE: NORRIS LAKE lots, cabins and condos available. Luxurious, rustic setting. Investment rentals or year-round living. www.TheWillowsAtTwinCove.com. Sherry Shope, Gables & Gates, Realtors, 800-488-9191.

MOUNTAIN COMMUNITY ON Tuckasegee River, N C. Private community, dramatic views, exceptional weather and recreation. $250,000-plus, incentives. Riverfront sites still available! 866-464-5885. www.waterdancenc.com, High Vision LLC.

LAKEFRONT COMMUNITY: Boone Lake, northeast Tennessee. Fully amenitized, spectacular views, conveniently located near tri-cities. Final homesite release $85,900-plus, excellent incentives. www.grandeharbor.info. 888-295-2537. Grand Vision Inc.

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