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Date of Issue: August 25, 2005

The Islander Classifieds: Wednesday, Aug 24 2005

ITEMS FOR SALE

COMPLETE 55-GALLON marine aquarium: Wood cabinet stand, bio-filter, protein skimmer, lava rocks, coral, gravel. $800 new, asking $500 or best offer. (941) 447-7776.

ANTIQUE WICKER DESK: Excellent condition, painted white. One center drawer, two side shelves. Raised wicker railing surrounds desktop. 37.5 wide by 23 inches deep. $375. (941) 778-1102.

ANNA MARIA ISLAND SCREENSAVER! Experience the Island on your computer desktop. Available at The Islander, or purchase online or order by mail. $12 PC or $15 Mac. www.robertsondesignstudio.com.

FULL-SIZE FUTON: Premium mattress, seldom used, $80. (941) 778-1102.

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.

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.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

STOP IN! Niki's Gifts & Antiques. See the renown Key West artist K. King's turtles and starfish in copper relief. Also, see the Brazilian and African artist-crafted masks in wood and metal. Fabulous! Open seven days, 9:30am-5pm. 5351 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach. (941) 779-0729.

YOGA WITH PRESTON Whaley Jr. at Anna Maria Art League. Beginning to intermediate level. Morning and evening classes. (941) 778-3996

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.

GARAGE SALES

SALE AT NIKI'S Gifts & Antiques. Weekly specials: Miniature pelicans 50 percent off; all sterling jewelry 50 to 70-percent off; select vintage and costume jewelry, collectible art, gifts, Cabbage Patch dolls, Salvador Dali prints and books, 50 to 75 percent off. Open seven days, 9:30am-5pm. 5351 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach. (941) 779-0729.

HUGE ESTATE/GARAGE sale: 8am Saturday, Aug. 27. Dining room, beds, desks, clothing and lots of miscellaneous items. 8921 ninth Ave., northwest Bradenton.

YARD SALE: 8-10am, Saturday, Aug. 27. 307 Magnolia Ave., Anna Maria.

MOVING SALE: 8am-noon, Saturday, Aug. 27. Household goods, stereo equipment, clothing, tool box, grill, breakfast bar, lots of stuff. 412 Poinsettia Road, Anna Maria.

DOUBLE CARPORT sale: 9am-5pm Friday-Saturday, Aug. 26-27. Antique and collectible furniture and other good stuff. 5806 unit A and B Holmes Blvd. No early birds.

LOST & FOUND

LOST CAT: BLACKISH brown, long hair, six toes, answers to Sassy. Lost approximately two weeks ago around 58th Avenue and De Palmas. (941) 778-0404.

PETS

CRITTER SITTER nine years in pet care. 24 years as an Island resident. Lots of TLC for your beloved pets with in-home visits. (941) 778-6000.

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

1989 NEW YORKER: 87,000 miles, good transportation car. $400 or best offer. Call (941) 713-1655, after 6pm.

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! $10,000, or best offer. (941) 778-1565.

1974/1995 28-PLUS-foot Winner hardtop custom cabin cruiser. Sleeps six comfortably, full head. 320-plus mile range. Fish & Cruise. radar, loran, Furuno fish finder, VHF, autopilot, hailer. 11.5-foot beam. Livewell, fresh and saltwater wash down. Crusader 454/350 FWC. $30,000.00 firm. (941) 920-7249.

20-FOOT SHAMROCK 1977 open fisherman with 1997 inboard, 302 Mustang V-8, newer trailer. $7,500, or best offer. Steve, (941) 504-8735.

27-FOOT HARBOR Craft, 350-cubic-inch engine, cuddy cabin, chart plotter, fish finder, S.S. radio, large cockpit. Excellent condition, reasonable. (941) 795-1947.

1994 PONTOON BOAT: 18-foot, 40-horsepower Yamaha. Very good condition. $3,900. (941) 792-8442.

2002 SEA RAY 182 Bowrider, like new! 18 foot, 6 inches. 190-hp stern drive, seats seven, tons of fun! Call (941) 778-6234, or e-mail kendra@presswoodlaw.com. $12,900 or best offer.

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.

KIDS FOR HIRE

CHILD SITTER AND PET SITTER. Ninth-grade male looking for a job. Available after school and weekends. Zachary, (941) 779-9783.

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.

NEED A BABYSITTER? Call Felicia, (941) 761-1569. Red Cross certified.

NEED A BABY-SITTER or pet-sitter? Eighth grade, 13-year old girl, very responsible. Great with animals and kids. Call Kendall, (941) 779-9783.

WANT AN IRISH baby-sitter? Responsible, experienced 15-year old. Red Cross babysitting and first-aid certified. Call Gemma, (941) 447-9657.

SANDBAGS DELIVERED: Be prepared. Local teen will make and deliver sandbags to your Island residence. Spencer, (941) 778-0944 to order.

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.

OFFICE POSITION: Part time, knowledge of QuickBooks a plus. Reservations, general office work. Seahorse Beach Resort, Longboat Key. Call for an appointment, (941) 383-2417.

FULL-TIME GOLF course maintenance. Mowing, flymo and weed-eating. $8.50/hour to start. Call (941) 778-4598.

WANTED: SERVERS, PART-time, good pay with golf privileges. Call Key Royale Club, (941) 778-3055.

CHIROPRACTIC ASSISTANT: Looking for energetic, reliable individual to assist doctor fulltime. Experience not necessary, will train. Call (941) 778-0722.

WANTED: PART-time cooks. Good pay with golf privileges. Call Key Royale Club, (941) 778-3055.

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

GIFT SHOP: UNIQUE Longboat shop sells creative gifts for fun people. You only need $59,500 and a good sense of humor for a great turnkey opportunity. Longview Realty, (941) 383-6112.

HEALTH CARE

MALE PRACTICAL NURSE available for private duty. Excellent references. Contact Jeremy, (941) 735-2225.

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.

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

TOM'S WINDOWS: Door and window repairs and replacement. Sales, service, parts. E-mail metrohs@msn.com. (941) 730-1399.

CLEAN POWER WASHING. Driveways, patio, concrete, pool decking, fences, boats and more. Satisfaction guaranteed. (941) 224-6627.

NEW VISIONS: PAINTING, exterior/interior, pressure washing, waterproofing and restoration, handyman services, etc. We get 'er done for a good price! Call (941) 538-3052, local guys.

GARAGE DOOR OVERSTOCK: Hurricane ready, quick turnaround and free estimates. Double- and single-car doors available. Service also available. (941) 484-0060.

WEST COAST NUISANCE Wildlife Services: Critter problems and nuisances. Raccoons our specialty! Live trapped and relocated. State licensed by FWC, (941) 778-3455, or mobile 24-hour emergency, 720-4152.

RESIDENTIAL REPAIRS and maintenance: Over 20 years experience. Equability is our trademark. We will help you with your plan from start to finish. (941) 538-3520 or 448-1956.

SCOTT'S HELPING HANDS: Odd jobs, honey-do list, clean up, packing and moving, light hauling, hang pictures. How may I help you? Scott, (941) 538-0664.

COMPUTER SERVICE and repair. Training, maintenance, virus and Spyware protection. Island native. Call John Baird with Matrix PC, (941) 708-6541.

HIGH SCHOOL TEACHER from Switzerland offering private or group lessons in German or French conversation and grammar. $10-20/hour. Call Nicole, (941) 705-0051.

DRAPERY CURTAINS, valances, new dresses from your own material. Also, alterations. Call (941) 778-5153.

DESIGNATED DRIVER for hire. Your car driven while you relax and enjoy. $10/hour. Call Joe, (941) 795-7370.

HANDYMAN SERVICE: DRYWALL, painting, cabinets, tile, lots of "other" jobs. References, free estimates. Call Drew Hudson, conscientious handyman, (941) 812-5073.

MARK SCAPEROTTA Power Washing: Residential, marine, RV. Best price, quality and service guaranteed. Let me give you a little sparkle! Licensed and insured. (941) 544-1066.

SEWING: CALL Narci for all your sewing needs. Affordable and professional. (941) 778-5892.

PHOTOGRAPHER: Kelley Ragan. Quality portraits, weddings, beach photography, babies, even pets! Reasonable. (941) 447-8892.

MUSIC LESSONS! Flute, saxophone, clarinet. Beginning to advanced. Contact Koko Ray, (941) 792-0160.

MURALIST, Mark Burdette. Custom murals, interior or exterior, landscapes and more. (941) 447-9637.

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. RA005052.

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.

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. If it is broken, we can fix it. Free estimates. Senior discount. Call (941) 778-2581 or 962-6238.

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. $35/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. Insured. Member of Better Business Bureau. 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.

MORENO MARBLE & TILE Installation and restoration. Quality work. Over 20 years experience. Insured. Call Javier at (941) 685-5163 or 795-6615.

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

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

OVER THIRTY YEARS craftsman experience. Interior, exterior, doors, stairs, windows and trim. Dan Michael, master carpenter. Call 932-7580 or cell, 518-3316.

COMPLETE ROOFING A to Z. Your best choice for roofing. Fully insured, license #CCC-057523. Gerald Cagnolatti, roofing contractor. (941) 224-2184.

HOME IMPROVEMENT: Repair, painting, tile. Local references. 25 years experience. Call John, (941) 778-3713.

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.

RENTALS

RENTALS available weekly, monthly, seasonal. Wedebrock Real Estate Co., (941) 778-6665 or (800) 749-6665.

POOL HOME AVAILABLE for vacation let. Near Holmes Beach, 3BR/2BA with all amenities. Managed by Coastal Properties Realty, (941) 794-1515.

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 or $6,000/monthly. Call 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.

MARINERS COVE: Annual unfurnished 3BR/2.5BA bayfront unit with fabulous views and 2,158 sf of living area. Gated community with heated pool, tennis, elevator and protected deep-water boat dock. Call Dave Moynihan, Realtor/owner, (941) 778-2246 or 720-0089.

WE ARE BOOKING rentals for 2006. Wide variety of condos and houses starting at $1,500/month. Annual rental; Ironwood, 2BR/2BA condo on golf course, $1,000/month; Sandy Pointe, 2BR/2BA, furnished, pool, seven-month rental, $1,100. SunCoast Real Estate, (941) 779-0202. www.suncoastinc.com.

SEASIDE BUNGALOW: Summer rates $1,800/month, $500/week. One short block to Anna Maria City Pier. Very cute! 2BR/1BA, pet friendly. Call Maureen (941) 778-0542 or 730-0587 for more information.

ANNUAL RENTAL: 2BR/2BA luxury condo, downtown river-front Bradenton. Great view, gated community. $1,250/month. (941) 720-1712.

SEASONAL RENTAL: 2BR/2BA furnished condo. West Bradenton, five minutes to beaches. $2,700/month. (708) 532-2149.

SANDPIPER RESORT on Gulf Drive: 55-plus community, fully equipped 1BR/1BA beachhouse with greatroom and kitchen. Brand new! Steps to the beach or Intracoastal. All utilities including trash, except phone. Rent weekly to annually. No pets. E-mail Tennishofo@aol.com. (317) 873-3307.

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.

HOLMES BEACH: DEEP sailboat water on canal with dock. 3BR/2BA updated home, new kitchen with granite countertop. Water views, walk to beach. Annual. (941) 545-6118.

CORTEZ COTTAGE: Breezy, quiet area. Fully furnished, no pets, nonsmoking. $850/month or $500/week, includes utilities. Two-person maximum. (941) 778-8168. www.divefish.com.

COMMERCIAL SPACE: 1,600 sf on Gulf Drive, next to Holmes Beach shopping center. Available Sept. 1. (941) 778-2694.

HOME EXCHANGE in United Kingdom: 2BR cottage, heated, appliances, situated on beautiful North Yorkshire Moors. Drive 40 minutes to historic York, two hours to Scotland, three-hour train ride to London. Exchange required Oct. 31 to Nov. 14. Return exchange dates open. Call U.K., 011-44-1580-852231, or e-mail adrem@fsmail.net.

MONTHLY RENTAL: Holmes Beach duplex. 2BR/1BA, one unit with pool. (941) 448-0596.

OFF-SEASON DEALS: Furnished Perico Bay Club villa, 2BR/2BA, garage, $1,000/month; Palma Sola townhouse, 2BR/2BA, boat slip and pool, $990/month. Real Estate Mart, (941) 756-1090.

LOVELY ISLAND 2BR/2BA turnkey furnished home with dining room and den. Available 2005-06. Now, $1,950/month. See at http://Groups.MSN.com/TwinPalmsAnnaMaria/rent.MNSW for all rates. (941) 778-5522.

SHORT WALK to pier: 1BR/1BA. Take a short walk to the bayfront or to the warm Gulf waters. $850/month. Call Island Real Estate, (941) 778-6066.

ANNUAL RENTALS: 2BR/2BA half duplex, $1,250/month; 2BR/2BA home, $1,650/month; 2BR/2BA home on canal, $2,000/month; 3BR/2BA home on canal, $2,000/month. Call Betsy Hills Real Estate, P.A., (941) 778-2291, or e-mail: Jason@betsyhills.com.

ANNUAL RENTALS: 2BR/1.5BA Holmes Beach, $825/month; 2BR/2BA riverfront condo, $1,250/month. Call Fran Maxon Real Estate, (941) 778-2307 for details.

DIRECT GULFFRONT HOME: Elevated 2BR/2BA with pristine beach right out your back door. Call Island Real Estate, (941) 778-6066.

ROOMMATE WANTED: 104 31st St., Holmes Beach. Private bath, mostly furnished, across street from Gulf. $590/month, includes all utilities. Call Bill, (941) 518-4222.

SHORELINE TO SHORELINE: 1BR/1.5BA plus den with wood beams and natural light in the heart of Anna Maria. $850/month. Call Island Real Estate, (941) 778-6066.

SEASONAL/ANNUAL 2BR/1BA apartment for rent in Bradenton Beach. Adorable, newly renovated, furnished. Walk to beach. (941) 778-1919.

ANNUAL RENTALS: 1BR/1BA upstairs apartment, quiet side-street location, $675/month, plus utilities. Charming upstairs efficiency, Gulffront, $775/month, plus utilities. First, last, security required for both apartments. No pets. Anna Maria Realty Inc. (941) 778-2259.

1BR/1BA GROUND-FLOOR condo: Gulffront, 55-plus complex in Holmes Beach. Two pools. Now available through January. Two-month minimum. $1,800/month. (941) 747-8454.

TWO 1BR/1BA APARTMENTS: One furnished near Bradenton Beach, $750/month; second is near downtown Sarasota, $650/month. Call Jackie, (941) 929-7165.

SHORT STROLL to warm Gulf waters: 2BR/2BA, recently remodeled, elevated duplex in quiet north Holmes Beach. $1,100/month. Call Island Real Estate, (941) 778-6066.

ANNUAL LEASE: UNFURNISHED 1BR in City of Anna Maria, near Gulf. $725/month, plus utilities. First, last, security, nonsmoking. (941) 778-5439.

WATCH THE SUNRISE from your deck: 2BR/2BA spacious bayview home in Anna Maria City. $1,400/month. Call Island Real Estate, (941) 778-6066.

ANNUAL: 2BR/1BA CONVENIENTLY located near shopping, post office and beach. Great back yard. Quiet, friendly neighbors. First, last, security required. Garbage, lawn service included. $875/month. (941) 360-0618.

ANNUAL: ANNA MARIA Gulffront home. Very unique. Furnished 3BR/2BA with garage. $2,450/month, utilities included. (941) 776-1789.

ANNUAL RENTAL: Lovely 1BR apartment in Bradenton Beach. Steps to the beach, shopping and restaurants. $750/month. First, last, plus $300/security. (941) 778-4451.

1BR APARTMENT: CLOSE to beach with water views. Sleeps four. Quiet area. $500/week or $1,850/month. Nonsmoking. (941) 779-0420.

ANNUAL: ANNA MARIA: newly remodeled 2BR near Rod & Reel Pier. $800/month, plus utilities. No pets. (941) 778-6088.

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

HOLMES BEACH: BUILDABLE R2 lots. 9,000 sf, $799,000 and 10,000 sf, $890,000. Also, canalfront homes, $900,000 to $1,100,000. (941) 448-0596.

ASSISTED LIVING FACILITY includes real estate and owner's separate living quarters. $729,000. Call Fred for details. Real Estate Mart, (941) 756-1090.

NORTH ANNA MARIA: Adorable cottage with views of the bay! $425,000. Please call Maureen, Green Real Estate, (941) 778-0455.

FAMILY COMPOUND: Centrally located in Bradenton on private lake. Consists of one new 5BR/2.5BA, 3,200-sf home; one 5BR/2BA older home; 1BR cottage; separate building lot. $1,100,000. Real Estate Mart, (941) 756-1090.

WATERFRONT PROPERTY 2BR/2BA located on deep-water canal with large dock and views of Tampa Bay. $850,000. (941) 779-1512.

LONGBOAT: UNIQUE 3BR/2BA, two-car garage, located on the north end in historic village. Has 400 sf main bedroom suite with sun deck, wet bar, wine cooler, 15-foot ceilings and lots of French doors and private entrance. $729,900. Real Estate Mart, (941) 756-1090.

BOAT SLIP: WANTED to buy along 85th Street or Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. (407) 230-3902.

RUNAWAY BAY CONDO: Rarely available 2BR/2BA. Remodeled kitchen, completely repainted interior. Air conditioner two years old. Reduced to $399,900. Don't wait! Call Harold Small, Wagner Realty, (941) 741-1768 or 778-2246.

OPEN HOUSE: 1-4pm Sunday, Aug. 28. 203 75th St., Holmes Beach. Call Smith Realtors, (941) 778-0777.

ANNA MARIA GULFFRONT lot. Best lot on Anna Maria Island. 110-feet of direct beach frontage on the north end of Anna Maria. Call owner/Realtor, (941) 228-6086 for more information.

WATERFRONT: COLONY Cove, Ellenton. 2BR/2BA turnkey furnished. 55-plus, marina, pools, pets OK. $27,500. (941) 721-4890.

DUPLEX WITH Pool on 9,600-sf lot in Holmes Beach. Zoned R2. Sold as is. Great investment. $895,000. Owner, (941) 448-0596.

WESTBAY POINT & Moorings: 2BR/2BA end unit with beautiful views. Newly updated interior decor and furnishings. Please call (616) 676-1941 to view.

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BUILDING MATERIALS

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REAL ESTATE

NORTH CAROLINA: cool mountain air, views, streams, homes, cabins, acreage. Free brochure, mountain property, (800) 642-5333. Realty of Murphy, 317 Peachtree St., Murphy NC 28906. www.realtyofmurphy.com.

BUY GEORGIA properties www.farmandtimber.com. Sell your property in one hour! www.sellfarmland.com.

BEAUTIFUL NORTH CAROLINA. Escape the heat in the cool beautiful peaceful mountains of western N.C. mountains. Homes, cabins, acreage, investments. Cherokee Mountain Realty, GMAC Real Estate, Murphy. www.cherokeemountainrealty.com. Call for free brochure, (800) 841-5868.

SPECIAL OFFERS pre-construction opportunities Alabama, Texas, Mississippi, Georgia, Florida, Nevada, South Carolina. From $199,000-$2,000,000. www.beachclubinvestments.com (877) BCI-5020. Flexible financial options provided by www.allpointe.com. Free prequalification.

NORTH CAROLINA Mountains 3.43 acres on mountain top, view, trees, waterfall and large public lake nearby, $49,500. Owner, (866) 789-8535, www.nc77.com.

SELL YOUR HOME INSTANTLY AND FOR FULL VALUE! More for your property guaranteed! Try with no cost or commitment. (800) 462-1428.

HOT SPRINGS VILLAGE 1,488 builder's lots in fast growing areas, Florida and Arkansas. From $11,000. Buy one or buy them all! (954) 319-7954 or (954) 661-6509.

NEW RELEASE 20-percent discount for reservation holders only. Coastal Georgia gated, deep-water access. Wooded, lagoon and golf course homesites. Call for reservation information, (877) 266-7376.

GEORGIA BEAUTY! New home in Ballground, Governor's Preserve, 4,416-sf brick and frame, two-car garage, 4 BR/3.5BA, custom cabinets, granite countertops, island with custom design bar, view from family room. 9-foot ceiling in living room, hardwood floor, stacked stone fireplace to ceiling, large deck, full basement, swimming, tennis. Must see! $411,000. By owner, (706) 253-4121 or (770) 894-1988. See it at www.usnewspapers.com/ballground.

STEEL BUILDINGS

STEEL BUILDINGS. Summer blowout! 24 by 24, $3,850; 36 by 40, $6,090; 48 by 90, $13,890. Must sell! Call Bob, (800) 863-9128.

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EQUAL HOUSING OPPORTUNITY All real estate advertising herein is subject to the Fair Housing Act, which makes it illegal to advertise any preference, limitation or discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status or national origin, or intention to make any such preference, limitation or discrimination Familial status includes children under age of 18 living with parents or legal custodians, pregnant women and people securing custody of children under 18. This newspaper will not knowingly accept any advertising for real estate which is in violation of the law. Our readers are hereby informed that all dwellings advertised in this newspaper are available on an equal opportunity basis. To complain of discrimination call HUD toll-free at (800) 669-9777, for the hearing impaired (0) (800) 543-8294.

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