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Make This Reality With For Sale By Owner

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 Samuel Jackson (July 03, 2012)  For Sale By Owner, we all know what it means. This has been making a sort of revolution in the real estate industry among the home owners. Home owners who are looking to sell their home are utilizing this to best extent and making merry. There are still few of them who are new to this and have been trying to understand the benefits. Benefits while selling as for sale by owner are not .. (FSBO)

For Sale By Owner Listing For Your Own Good

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 TM Jaffer (September 13, 2010)  Not everyone knows that selling on your own save sales commission. If you are selling your home as for sale by owner you have the right to not pay any commission even to the agent if the buyer doesn’t have one. Talk to your known friend who have recently sold his/her property and know the experience. If he has listed as for sale by owner then would have a pleasant time selling it .. (FSBO)

List As For Sale By Owner – Save Precious Money

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 TM Jaffer (August 31, 2010)  Once you have decided to sell as For Sale By Owner buyers are there who look for such home listings. As For Sale By Owner you are in a position to negotiate with the buyer directly provided you don’t have to pay any fees to buyers agent. In this case negotiation starts with the buyers’ agent for the amount of commission they ask. With almost 90% of buyers search on internet .. (FSBO)

SEOPressor - Who Can Really Benefit from This WordPress SEO Tool?

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 Chatel Musgrove (August 23, 2010)  With the large amount of popularity that SEOPressor is gaining of late, it is worthwhile to see who this tool can really help. Internet marketers of today aren’t a uniform lot—they are dabbling with various kinds of businesses—and hence it is very difficult to have something that can work for all of them. However, it can definitely be said that SEOPressor breaks .. (FSBO)

Is For Sale By Owner A Gain For Home Owner?

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 Robert Willims (August 21, 2010)  For Sale By Owner has been the best way to sell the home for most of the owners who have opted this methodology. One in three home owners at this moment is selling their property as for sale by owner. Everyone understands how much saving is involved to sell as for sale by owner and how quickly you can close the deal. So what are you waiting for when your neighbor who sold their home as .. (FSBO)

Real Estate Listings—listing begins for real estate by finding an agent

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 Jastin Camp (July 03, 2010)  Real estate listings start with finding a good and reliable real estate agent. But how to determine the reliability and caliber of a real estate agent is the foremost thing. The first option which comes to mind is interviewing a real estate agent and asking questions. For Sale By Owner real estate listing, Exclusive Agency listing and Exclusive Right To Sell listing are three listing .. (FSBO)

Atlanta Flat Fee MLS Broker on 10 Tips to For Sale by Owner Home

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 Apolie Turtz (January 16, 2010)  Around 20% of properties sold in the real estate market undergo flat fee MLS. These homes are known as for sale by owner or FSBO homes. Now, as the buyer, you may be wondering how to buy one from such lists. Will it be of help to use an agent to get the property you are eyeing for? Reality is some of you may be busy to look into a list of homes before buying one. This makes you hire an .. (FSBO)

Atlanta FSBO Broker Gives 10 Reasons to use Flat Fee MLS Listing

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 Apolie Turtz (January 16, 2010)  Have you not decided on how to sell your real estate property? Well, if you have enough knowledge on how the real industry works, then why not decide to list your property for sale by owner or FSBO. You may make the necessary researches and learn about how this type of system works. FSBO listings actually require you to have your property listed through flat fee MLS. This is a .. (FSBO)

Atlanta FSBO Broker Offers 5 Steps on Setting Price

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 Apolie Turtz (January 16, 2010)  Knowing how to set the price of your home is one of the prerequisites to selling FSBO properties. Take note that buyers always look at selling prices of for sale by owner properties before they finally decide to make an offer. You don't have to worry about how to set prices as there are easy steps to follow. Learning about how to set prices will make you find the right buyer for your .. (FSBO)

Selling Your Home in Today's Market - Get Rid of Your Realtor and You Will Pocket a Lot More Money

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 Jackson Montgomery (January 16, 2009)  It has been proven to homeowners that if you can sell your own home, you will not lose as much money as if you let a real estate agent sell it for you. Realtots will add money to the price of the house just so they can earn more money or commission. The main things that homeowners like when using a real estate agent is the agent has MLS access, will do all the paperwork, and help with .. (FSBO)

Selling Your Own Home - Are the High Priced Commissions Really Worth Having a Realtor?

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 Jackson Montgomery (January 14, 2009)  It really does not matter whether you are selling a house or trying to buy a house, the real estate agent will say that they are working for the seller. On the other hand, if they are trying to find a home for the buyer, then they will say they work for the buyer. No matter what works for them is what they will do. Keep reading if your interested in selling your own home. In reality, .. (FSBO)

Sell Your Own Home - Get Rid of Your Realtor and Keep the Money in Your Own Pocket

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 Jackson Montgomery (January 13, 2009)  The process of selling your home and using a real estate agent is generally the same. The only difference is that you will most likely end up with cash in your pocket. The real estate agent takes a commission when selling your house. If you sell the home yourself, you do not have to give away money to the real estate agent. If you are looking for a site, make sure you find one that .. (FSBO)

Seven Tools To Use To Successfully Sell Your House Without A Realtor!

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 Greg Fleischaker (January 13, 2009)  Between 10 and 15% of all home sales this year will be For Sale By Owner, without the aid of a Realtor. Of that percentage, it is estimated that 40% of all FSBOs will sell to someone they already know, meaning that they are effectively private transactions, and are not really a part of the open marketplace. That means that only 6 to 9% of the homes on the market at any given time are .. (FSBO)

Sell Your House Fast Using the Internet

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 Dylan Michaels (December 12, 2008)  Americans are all too familiar with the down market we are in right now. Houses are sitting on markets for a year or two collecting dust, costing you money, and in the end creating an unnecessary scenario in which you still have not sold your house. Keep in mind these properties are being listed with Realtors who try to say your local market is still strong, that the sky is orange, and .. (FSBO)

A Primer on Selling Your House in a Buyer's Market

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 Carson T Dyle (December 11, 2008)  The sky is falling. Chicken Little may actually be right this time. And that's not all that's falling. The value of the dollar is falling through the cellar and so are home values. If you've got a $200,000 gem of a piece of property that you're looking to unload, you're probably finding that you're lucky if you can get 75% of that amount. Yeah, things are pretty bad all over. But they .. (FSBO)

Squashing Myths of Buying Owner Financed (AKA Seller Financed Or Owner Carry) Homes

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 Brandon Yeager (November 04, 2008)  Owner financing has been around since the beginning of time. It's perturbing to me to see and read articles where people who supposedly are professionals, knowledgeable insiders, etc provide their expert opinions on a subject they apparently do not know a lot about. This article is going to discuss 3 prevalent myths that circulate in the owner financing arena. The 3 myths are: owner .. (FSBO)

Sell Home by Owner? The 3 Tips to Reduce Your Time on Market by 90 Days

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 Ray Higdon (October 30, 2008)  If you want to sell your home by owner, utilize some of the free resources out there to maximize your chances. The first one is Craigs List, this is a free online classified ad resource that exists in every major area of the United States and Canada and you can list your house for absolutely free. Just use google to search using “Craig's list (cityname)" and you should find one .. (FSBO)

How to Sell Your Own House - And Sell it Fast!

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 Reese Evans (October 23, 2008)  Are you one of the millions of people who are bypassing realtors and selling your house on your own? This article will give you some tips on how to sell your own house. There can be many reasons for selling your own home besides saving on realtor costs - although that's a big one. The average commission paid to the listing and selling agent is 6%. On a $200,000 home, that's $12,000. It .. (FSBO)

Selling Your Own House - Get Out of Your House Now!

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 Reese Evans (October 23, 2008)  Selling your own house can be a nerve-wracking experience but very rewarding also. Besides saving in realtor commissions, it can be a great feeling to prepare, market and sell your own house. Selling your own house is not easy - there is a reason why realtors get that commission. In order to be successful you will have a lot of work to do, but it can be done. Think about the type of .. (FSBO)

Phoenix Flat Fee MLS

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 Donald Plunkett (October 07, 2008)  Phoenix sellers have an option in listing their home; they do not have to list with a traditional broker that charges a listing commission at closing. They can list with a flat fee MLS broker that places their property on the MLS for a pre-paid flat fee, and no listing commission. Because of the flat fee MLS presence in Phoenix, sellers in aggregate have been able to save literally .. (FSBO)

Agent Fairytales - Selling Your Home - Part One

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 Andrew Blachut (October 05, 2008)  This article is based on Australian real estate private sale conditions but is likely to be very similar to the situations that fsbo's encounter the world over. The article isn't about agent happy endings despite the title, it's not that kind of fairy tale that I want to talk about. Rather, I want to expose the fairytales that pass for advice between agents and would be private .. (FSBO)

MLS Listing Service

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 Donald Plunkett (October 02, 2008)  What is an MLS listing service? An MLS listing service is a service provided by a licensed broker-member of your local MLS, whereby your property is placed on the MLS database for a flat fee. In many ways, it is like listing your property in the MLS while maintaining For Sale By Owner status. I say “like" because technically you are no longer a true For Sale By Owner. Being listed . (FSBO)

Boise, Idaho Flat Fee MLS

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 Donald Plunkett (October 01, 2008)  People look to preserve gains in the sale of their home; if there are no gains, they look to preserve as much of their original equity as possible. Boise no doubt felt repercussions of the real estate boom as well as some real estate deflation afterwards. After all, who in Boise is not familiar with someone who deployed their plentiful California home sales proceeds into a Boise-area .. (FSBO)

San Jose Flat Fee MLS

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 Donald Plunkett (September 30, 2008)  With some of the highest median priced homes in the country, San Jose homeowners are not in a position to overlook the real estate commissions as a major line item on their closing statement. Something that might blend in with other costs on the sale of a $100,000 home, suddenly is an enormous figure on a $700,000 home sale. San Jose homeowners are also some of the most actively engaged . (FSBO)

Billings, Montana Flat Fee MLS

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 Donald Plunkett (September 30, 2008)  Montana's largest city by population, Billings is a major center of commerce, finance, medicine, education and culture in the state. Billings is also the first place in the State of Montana that flat fee MLS listing programs were successfully introduced to homeowners. Just as being situated on the Yellowstone River made Billings a commercial center, the right mix of growth, inflow of .. (FSBO)

Missoula, Montana Flat Fee MLS

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 Donald Plunkett (September 26, 2008)  Residents of Western Montana aggressively look for cost-savings in the sale of their homes. Because of the obvious appeal of the area, the presence of the University of Montana, thriving arts and cultural scene and dramatic scenery, the Garden City has been growing for some time. Putting aside the national credit market meltdown which began in 2007, Missoula real estate seemed to be for . (FSBO)

Relocation and How to Sell Your Home FSBO

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 Barrett Caudill (September 24, 2008)  Did you get that big job promotion in another city or state? Ready for a change of scenery, or unhappy with your current living arrangement? Relocating can sometimes be a stressful situation, especially if your family is involved. The big question here is “How do you sell your FSBO home quickly and for top dollar?" Determining the correct sales price range for your home is .. (FSBO)

El Paso Flat Fee MLS

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 Donald Plunkett (September 16, 2008)  El Paso is unique: its location in West Texas and the Mountain Time Zone is actually closer to the State of California than it is to Texas's Eastern neighbor, the State of Louisiana. The closeness of El Paso to its neighbor Ciudad Juarez and the presence of more than 70 Fortune 500 businesses, major military installations like Fort Bliss, and the beautiful grandeur of the nearby .. (FSBO)

What You Need to Know About For Sale by Owner Homes

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 Kathleen Dougherty (September 10, 2008)  The typical way for people to find homes to buy is to hire a real estate agent and look through the Multiple Listing Service or MLS for homes for sale in the area. However, most real estate agents do not list FSBO homes or for sale by owner homes. This greatly limits your ability to find all the possible homes for sale in an area. If you are interested FSBO homes, though, there are ways . (FSBO)

Colorado Springs Flat Fee MLS

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 Donald Plunkett (September 10, 2008)  Sellers of properties throughout the State of Colorado have looked for brokerage alternatives in selling their homes, and Colorado Springs homeowners are no different. With the high number of military related jobs at Fort Carson, Peterson Air Force Base and other local installations, coupled with mobile working professionals at companies like Agilent Technologies, HP and Boeing, .. (FSBO)

FSBO Marketing - Reciprocity and the Realtor!

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 Jim Eggers (September 09, 2008)  I've stated in numerous articles in the past that FSBO Marketing hinges on the “Law of Reciprocity. " Here's why I tell you this. For legitimate reasons Sellers try to go it alone to sell their homes. In this market we are seeing more and more of this. When marketing to FSBO's it's important to keep your eyes focused on the BIG picture. I know - but Realtors are taught in school .. (FSBO)

FSBO Marketing For Realtors - Marketing to Groups!

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 Jim Eggers (September 09, 2008)  I sometimes call this article “No One Told Me The Rules! When you play a game, any game, you must know the rules. Whether it is baseball, soccer or twister, you have to know the rules before you can engage in the game. You must know the rules before you can play the game effectively. The marketing game is no exception to this basic truth. The problem lies in that it's not common .. (FSBO)

Sell a House Fast Without a Realtor - 5 Creative Ways to Sell Your House

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 Monica Jones (August 14, 2008)  In order to sell your house fast without a Realtor you must be creative in today's market. You can do what the Realtors do if you're willing to put in the time and effort. If you're up for the challenge, you can save a ton of money. Up to 7% of the sales price in many areas. That would be $35,000 on a $500,000 home! Here are five great ideas to get you started on the FSBO (For Sale By .. (FSBO)

For Sale by Owner Real Estate Course - An Unbiased Evaluation

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 Brian Garvin (August 13, 2008)  Pretty much everyone out there trying to do business is aware that Real Estate Agents are nothing but middleman or “go-to" people. By using a Homes For Sale By Owner system such as Jim Edwards For Sale by Owner Real Estate course, you can easily save many thousands of dollars on your next home purchase. Many people are intimidated by doing this thinking there is a steep learning .. (FSBO)

For Sale by Owner - Tips to Succeed

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 Ashish K Arora (August 12, 2008)  "For sale by owners" homes are available all across United States and if you are also an owner of FSBO house, you need to first attract the potential buyers so that you can succeed in selling your forsalebyowner house fast. In current real estate market scenario, more and more prospective buyers are looking for the opportunities in FSBO market. If you are owner of a house and want to .. (FSBO)

Place An Excellent Ad - For Sale by Owner Homes

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 Ashish K Arora (August 12, 2008)  Writing and placing ad at the right spot is the modern art of marketing and for sale by owner or FSBO seller also need to be perfect in this art so that you get maximum benefit from selling your for sale by owner house or property. Advertising is not a new marketing tool, however especially for Internet user it should be eye catching. Your “for sale by owner" house ad if it is .. (FSBO)

Flat Rate MLS - Using a Flat Rate MLS Service Will Save You Thousands of Dollars

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 Tanya Waxler (August 08, 2008)  In order to sell your home quickly (or at all) you need to make sure it is positioned in such a way that it will be seen by as many buyers as possible. In order to do this your house must be listed in MLS (multiple listing service). One of the easiest and cheapest ways to do this is to go with a flat rate MLS service. There are several distinct advantages to using a flat rate MLS .. (FSBO)

Sandwich Boards

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 Dave Harthman (August 08, 2008)  Real estate practitioners are thinking outside the box to get properties sold. I've seen this tactic all over the United States and after talking to the barkers holding these sandwich boards it still isn't the silver bullet they hoped for. Here's my story. I was on my way out Saturday morning and not unlike other weekend days you see “open house" signs, but this one caught my eye . (FSBO)

Photographing Your Home Before Listing it Online

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 Raynor James (July 30, 2008)  When it comes to real estate, the internet is a beautiful thing. It has revolutionized the real estate industry. Instead of spending countless hours [and dollars in gas] driving around looking at homes, the vast majority of buyers now sit and click through listings on sites. As a seller, you are missing out on a huge pool of buyers if you don't list your home on the web. Most sites are . (FSBO)

For Sale by Owner Is it a Right Choice?

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 Ashish K Arora (July 22, 2008)  Many times a property that is offered for sale by owner takes too much time for actual deal and therefore the owner looks for other alternatives and start searching a real estate agent. Therefore a big question before the owner is, whether forsalebyowner is a right choice? In my opinion FSBO is one of the best choice, however we need to focus some of the issues that dominate the real .. (FSBO)

For Sale by Owner A Growing Trend

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 Ashish K Arora (July 22, 2008)  In the recent past, more and more for sale by owner properties are being listed in the market and it is tough time for the real estate agents to sell properties at high commission. The sale of properties through real estate agents has come down and the prices of the properties are also showing downward trends. More and more house owners are looking for alternate options of selling their . (FSBO)

FSBO Or Not?

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 Dave Harthman (July 14, 2008)  Selling a home is a big decision and determining whether to do it yourself or hiring a professional agent is part of the process. Hiring an agent does offer the seller an advantage, because it takes away the leg work a for sale by owner (FSBO) would typically do. When you hire a real estate agent, they will (with consulting you and obtaining the appropriate approval) list your property . (FSBO)

The Case For Expired and FSBO Listings

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 Dirk Zeller (July 07, 2008)  If you've been in the real estate business for any time at all, you've probably already sensed that many agents have a preconceived negative impression of expired listings and for-sale-by-owner or FSBO listings. They act as if these listings represent second-hand goods not worthy of an agent's interest and ability. They can also look down on agents who do work them as being beneath .. (FSBO)

Pricing My Home to Sell Privately

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 Bill Hansen (July 03, 2008)  How do I sell my home privately and avoid enormous agent commissions? Many people to-day are making the decision to sell their home privately and are reaping the rewards with huge savings. They also now realize that selling their home without an agent/broker was not the daunting task they first believed it would be. By following the correct advice particularly when it comes to pricing .. (FSBO)

The Benefits of Selling Without a Broker

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 Bill Hansen (July 03, 2008)  Each year homeowners who are selling their homes must make the decision of whether they will hire a real estate agent or sell their home privately. More and more homeowners are deciding that the benefits of selling their home without a broker makes sense. There are numerous advantages to selling one's home privately (commonly referred to as “For Sale By Owner or FSBO". Perhaps .. (FSBO)

How Important Are For Sale Signs?

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 Dave Harthman (July 03, 2008)  Don't under estimate “for sale" signs, because in today's market they are very very important.   Not having one installed on your property could costyou a potential buyer. Let me explain; you're a buyer (without an agent) a decide to take a drive (without your agent) to a particular area interest.   When you do this you are fully aware that your only clue to available homes .. (FSBO)

FSBOs Advertising 10 Secrets You Should Know!

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 Audeliz Perez (July 02, 2008)  Most, if not all realtors, want you to believe that in this day and age of credit crunch and mortgage crisis, you cannot sell on your own. Not true. You can sell on your own with the proper tools, time management and marketing plan. If you follow my suggestions below, you'll be on the right path to success. It's not foolproof, but it is guaranteed to give you a solid footing in the FSBO . (FSBO)

FSBO Avoid Some Common Mistakes

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 Ashish K Arora (June 28, 2008)  For selling your FSBO property, you need to avoid some of the common mistakes. There can be a number of things that you might need to perform before you actually offer your property for sale. 1. Avoid jam- packed rooms, kitchen and stores before offering your FSBO house for sales: A potential buyer would like to view the rooms, store or kitchen keeping in mind the requirement of the .. (FSBO)

FSBO Few Extra Tips Required For Success

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 Ashish K Arora (June 26, 2008)  If you want to succeed in your FSBO, you need to look beyond the casual approach and the following tips will help you in achieving your target. 1. The correct price tag of FSBO: The price tag of your house is one of the most vital factors for sale of the FSBO property and you need to carry out detailed marketing analysis before arriving at a particular price. The too low or too high .. (FSBO)

Selling a House Without a Realtor

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 Tanya Waxler (June 23, 2008)  Several years ago when the real estate market was at its peak, it was easy to put a sign in your front yard and have your house sold in a short period of time. . . sometimes in just a few hours. . . you didn't even need a realtor. Those days are long gone now. In fact, there are several reasons why selling a house without a realtor isn't so easy anymore. The main reason why selling a .. (FSBO)




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