Just looked at South Fl Craigslist. Looks like some decent stuff to check out.
Not a hydro but worth looking into: http://miami.craigslist.org/mdc/grd/3283312791.html
Nice Wright Stander just over what your looking to spend though:
eXmark belt drive:
eXmark Z. What I paid for my first Lazer and used it for 4 years and still using it now: