EYES ON…..THIS WEEKS INVESTMENTS IN NEWARK!!

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Here is this weeks round up of new properties for sale in NG24 up to a value of £150,000.

Here’s a quick reference guide to what is on offer, for how much and what you can expect as an investor!

Address: 41 smith street, Balderton, Newark, NG24 3BA
Asking Price: £109,950
Property Type: 2 Bed Mid-Terraced
Estate Agent: Jon Brambles
Condition: Ready to Rent
Rent Range: £500-550pcm
Yield: 6.0%
Comments: Well presented property with low running costs, good property for a couple or family on a budget. Current owners purchased it for £97,000 in June 2016 and aside from a couple of colour changes, it’s not changed since then.

Address: 8 Harrisons Way, Newark, NG24 1NS
Asking Price: £150,000
Property Type: 3 Bed Semi Detached
Estate Agent: Newton Fallowell
Condition: Ready to Rent
Rent Range: £575-625pcm
Yield: 5%
Comments: First purchased brand new in July 2013 for £121k, ideal first time investment as maintenance costs are going to be low and no work is required. It’s a 2 and a half bedroom so is likely to attract a professional couple as that small garden may put families off.

Address: 36 Kingsnorth Close, Newark, NG24 1PS
Asking Price: £134,950
Property Type: 3 Bed Semi Detached
Estate Agent: New home Agents
Condition: Unknown
Rent Range: £575-625pcm (assuming good condition)
Yield: 5.56%
Comments: from looking at floorplans of similar properties, it’s a good sized family home however it’s hard to say how much work is required as it seems to be camera shy. Could be worth though as it’s priced well for a quick sale.

Address: 2 Century St, Newark, NG24 1QP
Asking Price: £125,000
Property Type: 3 Bed Mid-Terrace
Estate Agent: Newton Fallowell
Condition: Ready to Rent
Rent Range: £525-575pcm
Yield: 5.52%
Comments: Popular location for families with Barnby Road Academy just round the corner; an immaculately presented #7 sold in Feb 2018 for £115,000 with a rear extension, i’m not sure why this house is £10k more?

Address: 84 North Gate, Newark, NG24 1HF
Asking Price: £110,000 (Auction Guide Price)
Property Type: 3 Bed Detached House
Estate Agent: J H Walter
Condition: Finishing touches Required
Rent Range: £600-650pcm
Yield: 7.09%
Comments: Love a character property (especially those beams!) however the lack of parking and a car garage as your neighbour may put potential tenants off. Work wise, carpets need laying in a few of the rooms and you’ll need to get an EPC done and hope that it’s at least an ‘E’ before you can let it out.

Address: 13 Newnham Rd, Newark, NG24 1HY
Asking Price: £99,950
Property Type: 2 Bed End Terrace
Estate Agent: Jon Brambles
Condition: Light Work Required
Rent Range: £450-500pcm
Yield: 6%
Comments: Unusual choice to put kitchen units in the dining room but whatever works, I’d loose the units and update that kitchen (eek!) but after that the rest of property can be left alone. Good budget property for first time renters.

Address: Ringrose Close, Newark, NG24 2JL
Property Type: 2 Bed Semi Detached
Asking Price: £135,000
Estate Agent: Purple Bricks
Condition: Ready to Rent
Rent Range: £500-550pcm
Yield: 4.90%
Comments: Good first time investment due to minimal upkeep although i’m unsure on that asking price but the last 2 bed sold in 2014. We recently let #56 for £550pcm and i don’t feel this is worth any more so if you want more yield you don’t to get negotiating!

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Address: Flat 2, The Old Chapel, Lovers Lane, NG24 1HU
Property Type: 1 Bed First Floor Flat
Asking Price: £45,000 (Auction Guide Price)
Estate Agent: Auction House
Condition: Ready to Rent
Rent Range: £400-450pcm
Yield: 12% (not including service charges)
Comments: Fantastic little apartment for a first time investor, we recently let #4 for £450pcm and would say the same for this one. Close to town and the train station..#GoForIt!

If any of these properties have caught your eye and you’d like to discuss it’s investment potential, call us on 01636 343014, or better still pop in for a chat and a cuppa.

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EYES ON…This Weeks Investments in Newark!!!

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Here is this weeks round up of new properties for sale in NG24, up to a value of £150,000.

As ever, here’s a quick reference guide to what is on offer, for how much and what you can expect as an investor.

Address: 1 Newton Street, Newark, NG24 1SU
Asking Price: £110,000
Property Type: 3 Bed End Terrace
Estate Agent: Newton Fallowell
Condition: Work Required
Rent Range: £525-575pcm
Yield: 6.27%
Comments: Great property for a young family thanks to Barnby Gate Academy located just around the corner and it’s only a short walk to the park and town centre. Cosmetically the property could really do with new carpets throughout, a fresh coat of magnolia (if you HAVE stick to that colour) and get the gloss out and ditch the dark woodwork. MOST importantly, this property is EPC ‘F’ meaning NOBODY can let it after April 2018, get in touch with Talk Green to find out what your options are.

Address: Williams Lane, Fernwood, Newark, NG24 3FN
Asking Price: £95,000
Property Type: 2 Bed Ground Floor Apartment
Ground Rent: not disclosed
Service Charge: not disclosed
Estate Agent: William H Brown
Condition: Ready to Rent
Rent Range: £450-495pcm
Yield: 6.25%
Comments: Popular Fernwood location that works for families and couples, particularly for the school and A1/A46 access, although i do think this is better suited to a professional couple due to size and wear and tear. The last 1st floor flat sold round the corner on Ainsdale Close in June for £72,000 with a very similar layout, allocated parking and slightly nicer decor so why this is £95k is beyond me.

Address: 4 Guildhall Street, Newark, NG24 1UH
Asking Price: £125,000
Property Type: 2 Bed Mid Terrace Cottage
Estate Agent: Richard Watkinson
Condition: Ready to Rent
Rent Range: £525-575pcm
Yield: 5.52%
Comments: Quirky cottage style terrace in Newark Town Centre, ideal for tenants using public transport with the bus and train stations just short walks from the property. Very difficult to compare the price as it’s so unusual, the lack of parking will put prospective tenants off and the style is very marmitey but you can’t please everyone regardless of what you buy!

Address: 124 Bowbridge Road, Newark, NG24 4DQ
Asking Price: £110,000
Property Type: 3 Bed Mid Terrace
Estate Agent: Newton Fallowell
Condition: Ready to Rent
Rent Range: £525-575pcm
Yield: 6.27%
Comments: Simple family home close to Holy Trinity School and the sports centre with the bonus of off street parking, it’s a bit of a vanilla property but it’s fine and you wouldn’t have to do a lot to it; i’d check whether that’s a furniture mark or damage to the living room carpet and consider losing the green in the bedroom. The price seems fair although it doesn’t have an EPC yet, you’ll need make sure it’s an ‘E’ or above unless you’re willing to spend the money to get it there.

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Address: Barrows Gate, Newark NG24 2FY
Asking Price: £90,000
Property Type: 2 Bedroom Ground Floor Flat
Ground Rent: £101 paid every 6 months
Service Charge: £986.27 per annum
Estate Agent: Martin and Co
Condition: Ready to Rent
Rent Range: £445-495pcm
Yield: 6.51% (inc SC and GR)
Comments: Great modern flat close to the A1/A46, town centre and KnowHow making this perfect for most professionals and a first time investor; the lack of magnolia, modern finishes and parking for both tenants and guests ticks additional boxes too. The last sale was back in 2014 but looking at the one above for £95,000 with a similar selling in Fernwood in June for £72,000, that should give you a rough idea, which would you prefer?

Address: 57 Jubilee Street, Newark, Nottinghamshire, NG24 4DA
Asking Price: £125,000
Property Type: 2 Bed Mid Terrace (previously sold as a 3 Bed?!)
Estate Agent: Haart
Condition: Light Redecoration Required
Rent Range: £500-550pcm
Yield: 5.28%
Comments: Lovely looking terrace close to town centre, the vendor purchased the property in Dec for £99,000 and since then they’ve had the living room beams covered and skimmed, decorated the bedrooms and living room along with new carpets and potentially skimmed the bedrooms; the bathroom and kitchen haven’t changed aside from the lack of paint on the back wall and there’s no photos of the dining room, i wonder if it still has a wood panelled ceiling and stone fire surround? Is the £26,000 increase worth it?

If you’ve seen a property in Newark or Nottinghamshire and would like a detailed report on it’s investment potential, call us on 01636 343014, or better still pop in for a chat and a cuppa.

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EYES ON…THIS WEEKS INVESTMENTS IN NEWARK!!

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Here is this weeks round up of new properties for sale in NG24, up to a value of £150,000.

As ever, here’s a quick reference guide to what is on offer, for how much and what you can expect as an investor.

Address: 32 Wright Street, Newark, NG24 1PJ
Type: 2 Bed terrace
Asking Price: £80,000
Estate Agent: Jon Brambles
Condition: Damp work required
Rent Range: £450-500pcm (once work completed)
Yield: 7.5%
Comments: Despite looking like an end terrace, this hasn’t always been the case; number 28 was subject to a gas explosion from foam canisters, the land the house was on has since been purchased and it’s expected another house will be built in its place. Damp work is required on the wall that was previously number 30, aside from that, a lick of paint, a lawn mower to the back garden and a good clean throughout would soon turn this into a family home.

Address: Apartment 50, Barrows Gate, Newark, NG24 2FY
Type: 2 Bed first floor apartment
Asking Price: £92,500
Estate Agent: Jon Brambles
Condition: Ready to Rent
Rent Range: £425-475pcm
Yield: 6.16%
Comments: Flats in this block are very popular buy to let and with a yield like this who can blame them! Easy access to the A1 and town centre, ideal fora professional couple and the decorating is already done, what else do you need?

Address: 56 Appleton Gate, Newark, NG24 1LR
Type: 2 Bed mid-terrace
Asking Price: £100,000
Estate Agent: William H Brown
Condition: Requires modernisation
Rent Range: £475-525pcm (once modernised)
Yield: 6.3%
Comments: Good area for town, commuters and families although a new kitchen and a carpet cleaner would be well received in 2 bed terrace. Number 46 sold for £115,000 in Feb last year in a better condition so what do we think to the asking price?

Address: 48 Alliance Street, Newark, NG24 1HR
Type: 3 bed semi-detached
Asking Price: £125,000
Estate Agent: William H Brown
Condition: Some work required
Rent Range: £500-550pcm (once modernised)
Yield: 5.28%
Comments: A stones throw from the train station and a short walk into town, the kitchen appears to be camera shy but the property as a whole has potential and it’s perfect for couples that have rug-o-phobia!

Address: 34 Trinity Road, Newark, NG24 4EN
Type: 3 Bed semi-detached
Asking Price: £125,000
Estate Agent: Newton Fallowell
Condition: Ready to Rent
Rent Range: £550-600pcm
Yield: 5.76%
Comments: Well presented spacious family home that’s close to several schools and the leisure centre, Number 31 sold in May for £119,950 and was finished to a lower standard, just need a tenant now!

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Address: 19 Hayside Avenue, Balderton, Newark, NG24 3GB
Type: 2 Bed semi-detached
Asking Price: £129,995
Estate Agent: Newton Fallowell
Condition: Ready to Rent
Rent Range: £500-550pcm
Yield: 5.07%
Comments: Fab little 2 bed house in Balderton with a garage, driveway and enclosed garden, perfect for a couple to move straight into, that is if the missing pictures of the bathroom and kitchen are coincidental and not because they’re that ugly!

Address: 21 Hounsfield Close, Beacon Heights, Newark, NG24 2LR
Type: 2 Bed semi-detached
Asking Price: £129,950
Estate Agent: Alasdair Morrison
Condition: Some modernisation required.
Rent Range: £500-550pcm
Yield: 5.07%
Comments: Great spot for the A1 and Coddington School, the potential is there even with that kitchen but with number 33 selling a year ago for £129,995 in great condition, i would challenge the asking price for sure.

If you’ve seen a property in Newark or Nottinghamshire and would like a detailed report on it’s investment potential, call us on 01636 343014, or better still pop in for a chat and a cuppa.

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EYES ON…THIS WEEKS INVESTMENTS IN NEWARK!!

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Here is this weeks round up of new properties for sale in NG24, up to a value of £150,000.

As ever, here’s a quick reference guide to what is on offer, for how much and what you can expect as an investor.

Address: 26 Hardwick Avenue, Newark, NG24 4AW
Type: 3 Bed mid-terrace
Asking Price: £147,500
Estate Agent: Now Homes
Condition: Ready to Rent
Rent Range: £600-650pcm
Yield: 5.3%
Comments: This mid terrace house is just a short walk to Newark town centre and is within the catchment area for Christ Church and William Gladstone primary schools making it ideal for young families. The current owners bought the property in Oct 2015 for £134,410 and have since added the shower room and redecorated in parts, number 22 sold in June 2016 for £138,000 but it didn’t have additional shower room, is it worth the extra £10k?

Address: 37 Kingsnorth Close, Newark, NG24 1PS
Type: 3 Bed semi-detached
Asking Price: £140,000
Estate Agent: Newton Fallowell
Condition: Ready to Rent
Rent Range: £5252-575pcm
Yield: 4.93%
Comments: Garage, off street parking, close to town centre and the station, this property ticks a lot of boxes for prospective tenants, not to mention the modern kitchen and low maintenance garden. Another property on the street, 22a, sold in Oct 2016 for £129,500 however they had spent money making an open plan kitchen/diner/lounge and installed double french doors to the rear of the property. Based on that information, i’m not sure why this property is being marketed for £140,000 unless of course it has a seriously impressive bathroom!

Address: 9 Wolsey Road, Newark, NG24 2AZ
Type: 3 Bed semi-detached
Asking Price: £140,000
Estate Agent: William H Brown
Condition: Ready to Rent
Rent Range: £550-600pcm
Yield: 5.14%
Comments: This is a spacious home perfect for families and couples alike, it has a large garden with a shed and summerhouse and is just a short walk into town. The property is ready to rent however some new carpets and kitchen cupboard doors would make the world of difference, the last 2 properties sold were for £119,995 and £120,000 respectively so why is this one £140,000?

Address: 17 Magdalene View, Newark, NG24 2HZ
Type: 2 Bed end terrace
Asking Price: £120,000
Estate Agent: Express Estate Agency
Condition: Some modernisation required
Rent Range: £475-525pcm
Yield: 5.25%
Comments: Advertised as an investment property, it’s in a great spot for the A1 and the industrial estates but this house could do with an update in the kitchen and the bathroom, keep costs low by just replacing the doors in the kitchen instead of complete units and try tile paint in the bathroom. Number 19 sold Dec 2015 for £117,500 with a new kitchen and attractive garden so this price could be a little optimistic.

Address: 21 Coronation Street, Balderton, Newark, NG24 3BD
Type: 2 Bed end-terrace
Asking Price: £120,000
Estate Agent: Newton Fallowell
Condition: Ready to Rent
Rent Range: £500-550pcm
Yield: 5.5%
Comments: This is a lovely home in a desirable area for a couple or small family with the A1 and Newark town centre near by along with the John Hunt School just a short walk away. Similar properties don’t come up for sale very often however looking at what else is currently on the market, it would appear to be on par with other like for like properties.

Address: 109 Balderton Gate, Newark, NG24 1RY
Type: 2 Bed mid-terrace
Asking Price: £79,950
Estate Agent: Alasdair Morrison
Condition: Requires renovation
Rent Range: £375-425pcm (once renovated)
Yield: 6.4%
Comments: Ideal for someone wanting to get stuck in! Perfect for families with young children as it’s within the Barnby Road Primary School and it’s just a short walk into town and Newark Castle train station. Properties on this street let on average for £425pcm with an exception of one at £600pcm that was refurbished to a very high standard and slightly further down the road.

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Address: 11 King Street, Newark, NG24 4UQ
Type: 2 Bed semi-detached
Asking Price: £79,950
Estate Agent: Alasdair Morrison
Condition: Requires renovation
Rent Range: £500-550pcm (once renovated)
Yield: 8.26%
Comments: This property has a lot of potential in the rental market and it’s perfect for someone that wants to start from scratch; the neighbouring property was let in April 2016 for £550pcm and there’s no reason why this couldn’t easily let for £550pcm or higher dependent on the finish.

Address: Cardinal Hinsley Close, Newark, NG24 4NQ
Type: 2 Bed mid-terrace
Asking Price: £120,000
Estate Agent: William H Brown
Condition: Ready to Rent
Rent Range: £525-575pcm
Yield: 5.75%
Comments: Tucked away right on the edge of Hawtonville is this deceptively spacious 2 bed home with a conservatory and parking. The last property was sold for £108,000 in June 2016 and it was finished to the same level as this one but it didn’t have a conservatory.

Address: 1 Lindum Street, Newark, NG24 1NH
Type: 2 Bed end-terrace
Asking Price: £117,000
Estate Agent: Martin and Co
Condition: Ready to Rent
Rent Range: £450-500pcm
Yield: 5.13%
Comments: This is just a short distance from the train station and the town centre, the last 2 bed was sold for £112,500 in July 2016 and was finished to a very high standard. It would require very little work to this house so you just need find a new tenant for it!!

Address: 44 Grove Street, New Balderton, Newark, NG24 3AZ
Type: 2 Bed mid-terrace
Asking Price: £110,000
Estate Agent: Newton Fallowell
Condition: Redecoration required
Rent Range: £500-550pcm
Yield: 6%
Comments: It’s located in the sought after New Balderton area and is great for both primary and secondary schools; most houses on this street with 3 bedrooms sell for £110,000, the most recent was March 2016 with the last 2 bed selling in 2014 for £83,000. The property needs very little doing to it, to make it more desirable i would get the paint tins out and get rid of the red and yellow walls.

If you’ve seen a property in Newark or Nottinghamshire and would like a detailed report on it’s investment potential, call us on 01636 343014, or better still pop in for a chat and a cuppa.

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EYES ON…THIS WEEKS INVESTMENTS IN NEWARK

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Here is this weeks round up of new properties for sale in NG24, up to a value of £150,000.

As ever, here’s a quick reference guide to what is on offer, for how much and what you can expect as an investor.

Address:34 Elizabeth Road, Newark, NG24 4NP
Type: 3 Bedroom end terraced
Asking Price: £115,000
Estate Agent: Richard Watkinson
Condition: Needs renovating
Rent Range: £550-575 pcm (after refurbishment)
Yield: 6%
Comments: This needs a lot of work doing to it, not to mention i think it’s way over priced considering number 104 sold just 18 months ago for £95,000 in the exact same condition!!

Address: 4 Top Row, Newark, NG24 2JD
Type: 3 Bedroom mid terrace
Asking Price: £114,950
Estate Agent: Newton Fallowell
Condition: Ready to rent
Rent Range: £500-525 pcm
Yield: 5.48%
Comments: It has nice character features with the brick chimney breasts and log burners but there’s no photos of the bedrooms or bathroom which is a little odd, although it could be a pleasant surprise!

Address: 24 Robert Dukeson Avenue, Newark, NG24 2FF
Type: 2 Bedroom end terrace
Asking Price: £115,000
Estate Agent: Haart
Condition: Ready to rent
Rent Range: £500-525 pcm
Yield: 5.48%
Comments: The house is ready to go, the kitchen could do with an update but it’s not essential, it’s in a great spot for schools and commuters so it would suit a range of tenants.

Address: 53 Wolfit Avenue, Balderton, Newark, NG24 3PQ
Type: 3 Bedroom semi-detached
Asking Price: £137,500
Estate Agent: CPG
Condition: Some modernisation required
Rent Range: £550-575 pcm
Yield: 5.02%
Comments: The rooms are a good size but the aging tiles in the bathroom and kitchen let it down, replace those or even just update them with some tile paint and you could see an extra £50pcm.

Address: 9 Byron Close, Newark, NG24 4DX
Type: 3 Bedroom mid terrace
Asking Price: £129,000
Estate Agent: Winkworth
Condition: Ready to rent
Rent Range: £575-625 pcm
Yield: 5.81%
Comments: Fantastic garden and plenty of off street parking, the property has been given plenty of colour in every room, the lime green bathroom is certainly memorable!

Address:19 Vernon Avenue, Newark, NG24 1PG
Type: 2 Bedroom semi-detached
Asking Price: £126,950
Estate Agent: CPG
Condition: Ready to rent
Rent Range: £500-550 pcm
Yield: 5.19%
Comments: This would be ideal for a professional couple or a small family to move straight in to, it has a garage, parking and neutral decor throughout with a great breakfast kitchen.

Address: 6 Stafford Avenue, New Balderton, Newark, NG24 3DP
Type: 3 Bedroom end terrace
Asking Price: £125,000
Estate Agent: Winkworth
Condition: Ready to rent
Rent Range: £550-600 pcm
Yield: 5.76%
Comments: A perfect family home, large enclosed rear garden with a bright kitchen and a good sized living room. You wouldn’t need to do anything to this property, just get a tenant in!

Address: 28 Charles Street, Newark, NG24 1RL
Type: 2 Bedroom mid terrace
Asking Price: £122,500
Estate Agent: Newton Fallowell
Condition: Ready to rent
Rent Range: £475-525 pcm
Yield: 5.14%
Comments: The property is in a good location for the academy and isn’t too far from the town centre, it has a bright modern bathroom with a separate corner shower and extra living space in the cellar.

Address: 23 Rutland Avenue, Newark, NG24 4DL
Type: 2 Bedroom semi detached
Asking Price: £110,000
Estate Agent: Jon Brambles
Condition: Ready to rent
Rent Range: £475-525 pcm
Yield: 5.72%
Comments: This house is ready to rent however with a new kitchen and updated fire there is the potential for it let for £560pcm as another property has on the same street.

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Address: 30 Pierson Street, Newark, NG24 4JG
Type: 3 Bedroom end terrace
Asking Price: £99,950
Estate Agent: Martin and Co
Condition: Some modernisation required
Rent Range: £475-500 pcm
Yield: 6.0%
Comments: On average properties on the street sell for £117,000 and rent for £550pcm, there is potential to achieve this figure if the bedrooms are updated and a fresh coat of paint is put on the walls.

If you’ve seen a property in Newark or Nottinghamshire and would like a detailed report on it’s investment potential, call us on 01636 343014, or better still pop in for a chat and a cuppa.

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3 Bedroom Investment opportunities in Newark

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The last couple of weeks have seen a slow down in new instructions for properties for sale. This may be due to half term approaching and people are focused on other areas of their lives. We have spotted a few potential investments.

The first is a 3 bedroom semi detached house on Greenway, Newark.

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The property itself looks as though it hasn’t been updated since the current owners bought it in 2003. Once this has been completed you could be looking at an increased value to around £105-110,000. The initial valuation of £99,950 seems generous to say the least.

In terms of rental return this property would generate around £6,600 per annum.

If you were after a property requiring a little less capital input then you couldn’t go wrong with this ex local authority property on Cherry Holt, Newark. A 3 bedroom end terraced house bought for £81,000 in 2011.

The property looks as though it has been modernised since its purchase and could be ready for a tenant straight away. Although the last sale on the street topped £123,000 this was for a much improved semi detached property on a corner plot. Again I would suggest that the initial valuation is to test the water.

Being located close to the house on Greenway you would expect a similar rental return.

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