Vacation Rentals – Guide Global http://guideglobal.com/ Fri, 01 Jul 2022 18:31:00 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.9.3 https://guideglobal.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/05/default1.png Vacation Rentals – Guide Global http://guideglobal.com/ 32 32 Maui’s average daily visitor count in May is higher than pre-pandemic data https://guideglobal.com/mauis-average-daily-visitor-count-in-may-is-higher-than-pre-pandemic-data/ Fri, 01 Jul 2022 18:31:00 +0000 https://guideglobal.com/mauis-average-daily-visitor-count-in-may-is-higher-than-pre-pandemic-data/ PC: Kehaulani Cerizo The number of visitors on any given day in May to Maui was up nearly 2% from the same period in 2019, and overall arrivals were close to pre-pandemic totals for the same period, according to a report released Thursday. Maui’s average daily count was 61,441 visitors in May 2022, down from […]]]>

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The number of visitors on any given day in May to Maui was up nearly 2% from the same period in 2019, and overall arrivals were close to pre-pandemic totals for the same period, according to a report released Thursday.

Maui’s average daily count was 61,441 visitors in May 2022, down from 60,389 visitors in May 2019, according to preliminary visitor statistics from the Department of State Affairs, Economic said. The average daily count measures the number of visitors present on a given day.

Overall, there were 247,280 visitors to Maui in May 2022, down 2% from 251,665 visitors in May 2019.

The Maui Island Plan, part of the Maui County Code, requires that visitor numbers not exceed one-third of the resident population. Maui’s 2022 resident population is approximately 155,000, and one-third of the island’s population is 51,600.

For May, visitors were about 40% of the resident population and 7% above the Maui Island plan target.

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Visitors to Hawai’i in May hit the second-highest rate since the pandemic shutdowns, and May is the 13e consecutive month in which US visitor arrivals were higher than the same month in 2019.

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Additionally, the US market is at a record pace for year-end arrivals while the international market remains weak, according to the report.

A total of 776,375 visitors came to the Hawaiian Islands in May 2022, nearly 92% of the May 2019 totals, according to a state press release. May’s totals represent the second highest recovery rate since March 2020.

Visitors spent $1.56 billion in the state in May, a 10.6% increase from the $1.41 billion reported for May 2019.

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HTA President and CEO John De Fries said the visitor industry in May was buoyed by increased spending from the US and Canadian markets.

Hawaii’s visitor industry continued to see a gradual recovery this month, fueled primarily by increased spending by visitors from the United States and Canada.

“These visitors injected dollars into our economy that flowed through our stores, restaurants, accommodations, activities, attractions, and community festivals and events,” he said in the statement.

For Maui, visitor spending was $454.3 million, up 13.5% from May 2019, when it was $400.4 million.

For the first five months of this year, total visitor spending on Maui was $2.24 billion, compared to $2.13 billion in the first five months of 2019.

As for the second half of the year, DBEDT director Mike McCartney said there was a slowdown in flights from the continental United States.

“However, we look forward to the steady return of international visitors, with an increase in arrivals from Japan,” he said in the statement.

In 2019, Hawai’i saw an all-time high of over 10 million visitor arrivals, including 3 million in Maui County. Visitor arrivals remained strong until early 2020 before travel was halted in March of that year due to the pandemic.

Maui County residents since the reopening of tourism in October 2020 have increased calls for better tourism management. They have testified at numerous Maui County Council meetings about the negative impacts of overtourism on limited natural resources, infrastructure, and quality of life.

As a result, Maui County Council members imposed a temporary moratorium on building units for hotels and other transient vacation rentals. Additionally, the council is considering whether to place a permanent cap on transient accommodations for Maui.

The council sent the proposal to the Maui Planning Commission and other advisory bodies for comment. The measure is now awaiting a date on the agenda.

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Buncombe TDA Passes $30.6M Budget, Awaits Distribution Formula Adjustment https://guideglobal.com/buncombe-tda-passes-30-6m-budget-awaits-distribution-formula-adjustment/ Wed, 29 Jun 2022 19:02:11 +0000 https://guideglobal.com/buncombe-tda-passes-30-6m-budget-awaits-distribution-formula-adjustment/ The Buncombe County Tourism Development Authority board passed a $30.6 million operating budget on June 29, but it may make some changes to the budget distribution model in July. The North Carolina General Assembly created the local TDA in 1983, with the authority receiving nearly all of its revenue from a now 6% occupancy tax […]]]>

The Buncombe County Tourism Development Authority board passed a $30.6 million operating budget on June 29, but it may make some changes to the budget distribution model in July.

The North Carolina General Assembly created the local TDA in 1983, with the authority receiving nearly all of its revenue from a now 6% occupancy tax on hotels, vacation rentals and guest rooms. hosts. Its state-mandated distribution model requires the TDA to devote 75% of its revenue to advertising and promotion, and 25% to its Tourism Product Development Fund, which funds projects and venues that can enable visitors to stay longer in the region.

In a unanimous vote, the board approved the budget for fiscal year 2023, which will come into effect on July 1. The approved budget also includes a Tourism Product Development Fund administrative budget of $415,000 and an earned revenue budget of $225,000.

Vic Isley, president and CEO of the TDA, told the board that the state legislature appears to be set to change the distribution formula this week.

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Electrical problem causes smoke in Yarmouth college building https://guideglobal.com/electrical-problem-causes-smoke-in-yarmouth-college-building/ Tue, 28 Jun 2022 02:29:01 +0000 https://guideglobal.com/electrical-problem-causes-smoke-in-yarmouth-college-building/ Latest titles Storms cause scattered power outages across Cape Town FALMOUTH – Storms moving across the Cape caused scattered power outages. The biggest was… Electrical problem causes smoke in Yarmouth college building YARMOUTH – Firefighters respond to an alarm at the Bridgewater State College building at 1175… The Flower & Garden Show Tomato Care The […]]]>

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Meeker County Council Approves Courthouse Security Upgrades | New https://guideglobal.com/meeker-county-council-approves-courthouse-security-upgrades-new/ Sun, 26 Jun 2022 10:58:00 +0000 https://guideglobal.com/meeker-county-council-approves-courthouse-security-upgrades-new/ With security being today’s topic, Meeker County Council last week heard options for the installation of safety glass in the Meeker County Courthouse. Facilities Manager Joel Ramthun presented the bids and requested final approval for the installation of safety glass on the third and fourth floors. He suggested installing tinted glass on the fifth level. […]]]>

With security being today’s topic, Meeker County Council last week heard options for the installation of safety glass in the Meeker County Courthouse.

Facilities Manager Joel Ramthun presented the bids and requested final approval for the installation of safety glass on the third and fourth floors. He suggested installing tinted glass on the fifth level. According to Ramthun, the additional tint on the fifth floor of the courthouse would increase energy efficiency and provide certain security measures.

The county received a grant of $33,750 for the project, and the Board approved the facility at a net project cost to the county of $44,895.

If you are wondering why there is roadwork on the newly paved roads at the west end of the town of Litchfield, this is a new pavement chip sealing project.

“It’s basically a sunscreen on the new pavement,” according to public works manager Phil Schmalz, and is designed to prevent the new asphalt from drying out and becoming brittle.

Schmalz also submitted a reclassification project for the southeast side of the city of Dassel, and the Council approved.

This year being an election year, there has been much discussion regarding the creation of a mail-in polling station for the county. Judges must be trained and declare a party in order to participate in the process. There are several different levels of ballot sorting, according to Meeker County Auditor Barb Loch, with about 25 to 30 meetings scheduled, and the process is transparent to the public.

The topic of using county staff rather than outside judges generated some discussion.

Some counties use county staff exclusively, some use a mix, and some use only non-county staff, Loch said. The declaration of party affiliation creates a potential disadvantage in using county staff, Loch said.

The primary postal voting period began on Friday. Constituency members can expect their mail-in ballot around July 11.

Conditional use permits granted

Conditional use permits have been granted for a landscaping project on Stella Lake and the installation of a retaining wall in Darwin Township. The Commission has approved an application to rezone two plots of farmland to rural residential areas and divide the two into three plots for building eligibility.

Changed transfer station contract

Endurance Environmental Solutions is requesting an amendment to the transfer station operating contract with Meeker County, stating that the contract is no longer viable. Several waste management options were discussed, including the possibility of a change in how management fees are paid, revenue collection and responsibility for day-to-day operation of the landfill. Leaving future review on the table, the Board approved amending the current transfer station operating contract and changing the landfill fee effective July 1.

The board approved the Communicable Disease and Communicable Disease Prevention through Social Services Policy that was established during the COVID-19 pandemic with the addition of a requirement for medical documentation. Additionally, due to legislation, the board approved an amendment to the policy to coincide with a Minnesota statutory change. The law requires companies to make reasonable accommodations for an employee to express milk for her baby during the first 12 months after birth.

Are landing inspections worth it? Currently, the county’s budget is $153,000 for the summer, and that funds inspections of area lakes on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays. While the DNR reiterates that it may be more for education purposes than for inspection purposes, the county will continue to evaluate the program.

Regional issues discussed

Council members attended a June 13 district meeting in Wright County and reported on what is being discussed in other counties in the area. A hot topic was VRBO (vacation rental by owner) management, nuisance enforcement and restrictions as VRBO becomes increasingly popular in lake areas. Other important elements are the regulation of opioids, a growing concern for all, and broadband which is progressing in bringing the Internet to rural areas.

Commissioners heard that the Pioneerland Public Library System, which includes four libraries in Meeker County and 32 libraries and 160 staff throughout the region, receives no federal or state funding. The library system depends on city and county support to operate.

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3 Real Estate Disruptors During Fire Sale Appraisals https://guideglobal.com/3-real-estate-disruptors-during-fire-sale-appraisals/ Thu, 23 Jun 2022 10:17:00 +0000 https://guideglobal.com/3-real-estate-disruptors-during-fire-sale-appraisals/ Few industries need disruption as much as real estate. The process of selling a home is clunky at best, brokerage fees haven’t changed significantly in decades despite many technological advancements in the industry, and there aren’t many clear leaders market in property management. However, like in most other sectors, most of the fast-growing real estate […]]]>

Few industries need disruption as much as real estate. The process of selling a home is clunky at best, brokerage fees haven’t changed significantly in decades despite many technological advancements in the industry, and there aren’t many clear leaders market in property management.

However, like in most other sectors, most of the fast-growing real estate disruptors have been taken down in the recent market decline, and some of the most promising companies are trading for a fraction of the highs. Here are three, in particular, that look attractive right now.

The only big brokerage trying to solve a big problem

The brokerage business is clumsy and full of inefficiencies. While several innovative brokerage firms are focusing on technology to improve the process of buying and selling homes, red fin (RDFN 4.80%) is the only one that not only leverages technology but also disrupts the traditional pricing model.

If you’re unfamiliar, the standard commission when you sell a home is around 6%, with half going to the seller’s agent and half going to the buyer’s agent. Redfin charges 1.5% or less for seller’s commission and offers buyers discounts for the commissions their agents receive, which can save the average home seller thousands of dollars.

In addition to its brokerage business, Redfin has a major mortgage operation, title and settlement services, and an iBuyer (RedfinNow) that buys homes directly from sellers. It also recently acquired the valuable RentPath brands (including Apartment Guide and rent.com). With stocks 87% below their 52-week high, now may be the time to consider this truly disruptive venture for your portfolio.

This market leader has less than 1% market share

The vacation rental industry is surprisingly fragmented. Of course, there are millions of properties listed on Airbnb and similar portals, but these are run by many property managers and individual owners. With regard to the actual vacation rental management goes, no company holds more than 1% market share.

Vacasa (VCSA 0.99%) hopes to change that and become the first national vacation rental manager to achieve scale. It currently has over 35,000 vacation rentals under management, but this represents less than 1% of the market. There’s a lot of opportunity here: the vacation rental market is estimated to be worth more than $200 billion annually worldwide, and the margins for full-service management are high. Additionally, travel demand is increasing as pandemic-era restrictions have been largely lifted.

In the first quarter of 2022, $494 million in gross booking value passed through Vacasa’s platform, which more than doubled year-over-year, and the company expects around $1.15 billion dollars of revenue for the full year. Although the company is currently operating at a loss, management expects to be profitable on an adjusted earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) basis from next year. With a market cap of less than $1.4 billion and a strong balance sheet, Vacasa is definitely one to watch.

Selling a home requires process improvement

While Redfin is doing a great job of innovating the brokerage industry, the iBuying model is also starting to gain traction. With around $6 trillion in home sales nationwide in a typical year, there’s plenty of room for both models to succeed. However, iBuying solves some of consumers’ biggest problems.

Specifically, using a company like Block of offers (OPAD -3.85%) when selling a home, all you need to do is get a cash offer, accept it, and close on a date of your choosing. There is no need for visits, negotiations, hassles of repairs, etc. And with the real estate market down considerably, the iBuying model may be even more attractive to sellers who want a quick transaction.

Offerpad isn’t the biggest iBuyer out there, but it’s the most focused on efficiency, which can be an especially important feature in a tough economy. The company was profitable (on a GAAP basis, not adjusted) in the first quarter of 2022 and for the full year 2021. As the business evolves and adds more features, things could get interesting if the company can maintain its growing profitability.

These are not low risk stocks

To be clear, I think all of these have transformative potential and could produce 10X returns (or more) if they can execute on their respective visions. But it’s important to keep in mind that no stock capable of this is in the low-risk category.

All three of these are likely to be quite volatile – at least in the short term while in rapid growth mode – and all could certainly come under pressure if growth unexpectedly slows. Disruption isn’t easy, but the risk-reward profile of these three companies makes a lot of sense at the current level.

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Thinking of renting your home upstate? Make sure it qualifies https://guideglobal.com/thinking-of-renting-your-home-upstate-make-sure-it-qualifies/ Tue, 21 Jun 2022 14:02:00 +0000 https://guideglobal.com/thinking-of-renting-your-home-upstate-make-sure-it-qualifies/ GREENVILLE, SC (FOX Carolina) — With the economy growing in Greenville, city officials are seeing an increase in the number of residents using websites like Airbnb and VRBO to list their homes for short-term rental. City officials say homes in residential neighborhoods can be rented for a minimum of 30 days. Vacation rentals may only […]]]>

GREENVILLE, SC (FOX Carolina) — With the economy growing in Greenville, city officials are seeing an increase in the number of residents using websites like Airbnb and VRBO to list their homes for short-term rental.

City officials say homes in residential neighborhoods can be rented for a minimum of 30 days. Vacation rentals may only operate with a permit, license, and within permitted non-residential zoning areas of the city.

The residential zoning districts are R-6, R-9, RM-1, RM-2, and RM-3. Greenville residents can use the city’s address locator to find out which zoning district your home is in.

If your property is not in a residential area, the city advises that there are two types of permitted visitor accommodations:

Hotel/Motel
Bed and Breakfast/Inn

In addition to permits, owners must have a business license and must pay accommodation tax.

Reports of illegal rentals can be made to Planning and Zoning at 864-467-4476.

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What if the perfect home was waiting? – Royal Examiner https://guideglobal.com/what-if-the-perfect-home-was-waiting-royal-examiner/ Sat, 18 Jun 2022 04:53:21 +0000 https://guideglobal.com/what-if-the-perfect-home-was-waiting-royal-examiner/ This happens a lot – you see a big house, but there’s a big “Pending” sign on it, or maybe the house is labeled “Contingent”. You are unlucky ? Most likely. But there is hope, especially on contingent property. A pending transaction means that the sale of the house is far from complete. The house […]]]>

This happens a lot – you see a big house, but there’s a big “Pending” sign on it, or maybe the house is labeled “Contingent”. You are unlucky ?

Most likely. But there is hope, especially on contingent property.

A pending transaction means that the sale of the house is far from complete. The house is under contract, the offer has been accepted, all contingencies have been met and the parties are ready.

Your real estate agent might still know if the seller would still accept offers, but chances are both the seller and the buyer are ready to close the deal.

Contingent sales have more possibilities.

There are all sorts of possibilities.

The main one is funding. If for any reason the buyer cannot obtain financing, the transaction may be cancelled. This can happen if the buyer has been pre-approved for a loan but something happens. Perhaps the buyer suddenly loses his job or the lender discovers an undeclared debt when underwriting. In this case, the deal may well fail and the house will be for sale again.

Selling a home also depends on an appraisal. The lender cannot grant a loan above fair market value. So if the valuation is low, the deal could fail. To keep the deal, the buyer would have to make up the difference between the loan (say $125,000) and the appraisal (say $100,000). The buyer would need to find $25,000 to fill the gap.

Buyers generally want a sale contingent on inspection. If the inspection reveals any problems, the buyer can withdraw from the transaction or renegotiate the price.

Some buyers must sell their own home before buying the new one. This possibility of selling a house is often rejected by sellers in a tight market.

An opt-out clause benefits home sellers because during the contingency period sellers can continue to show the house and accept offers. If sellers receive a better offer, they can ask the original buyer to remove the contingencies or lose the sale of the home.


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focus on the most profitable upgrades – Royal Examiner https://guideglobal.com/focus-on-the-most-profitable-upgrades-royal-examiner/ Wed, 15 Jun 2022 05:48:17 +0000 https://guideglobal.com/focus-on-the-most-profitable-upgrades-royal-examiner/ According to April 2022 Virginia Home Sales Report published by Virginia REALTORS®, the median home sale price statewide was $390,000 in April. That’s $100,000 more than in April 2018, just four years ago. Compared to this time last year, Virginia’s median selling price is up just over 9%, a gain of $32,500. In Virginia, the […]]]>

According to April 2022 Virginia Home Sales Report published by Virginia REALTORS®, the median home sale price statewide was $390,000 in April. That’s $100,000 more than in April 2018, just four years ago. Compared to this time last year, Virginia’s median selling price is up just over 9%, a gain of $32,500.

In Virginia, the steady upward trajectory of home prices has not been hampered by slowing sales or the recent spike in mortgage rates. In April, homes sold for 3.4% above list price, on average. In all price segments, the average ratio of sale prices to list prices was at least 100%.

In total, there were 11,991 home sales in Virginia in April 2022, down 11.6% from a year ago. Sales have declined year-on-year for five straight months. This slowdown reflects the very busy market of 2021, but also indicates that buyers are retreating due to high house prices, high inflation and rising mortgage rates.

In the coming months, Virginia could see a change in the speed of price growth. “As the Federal Reserve continues to target inflation by raising rates, it is likely that mortgage rates will continue to rise over the coming months,” says Virginia REALTORS.® 2022 President Denise Ramey. “In turn, housing demand will cool over the coming year, which will slow price growth. However, rising mortgage rates and house prices will continue to pose a challenge for buyers. »

Regarding the stability of the Virginia real estate market, Virginia REALTORS® Chief Economist Ryan Price said: “While higher mortgage rates and prices will have a dampening effect on housing demand in the months ahead, underlying economic and demographic fundamentals, such as a strong Job growth and low unemployment rates will support a stable housing market here. in the Commonwealth.

The Virginia Home Sales Report is published by Virginia REALTORS®. Click here to see the full April 2022 Virginia Home Sales Report.


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🌱 Record heat today + Shortage of popcorn + Mtn. Affordable Housing Study https://guideglobal.com/%f0%9f%8c%b1-record-heat-today-shortage-of-popcorn-mtn-affordable-housing-study/ Mon, 13 Jun 2022 14:28:09 +0000 https://guideglobal.com/%f0%9f%8c%b1-record-heat-today-shortage-of-popcorn-mtn-affordable-housing-study/ Hello again, friends! I’m back with your new edition of the Boulder Daily. Come and discover the most important things happening these days in town. Today’s weather: Warm with lots of sun. High: 93 Low: 55. 👀 For local businesses and merchants: Attract more customers to Boulder by sponsoring this daily newsletter, which is read […]]]>

Hello again, friends! I’m back with your new edition of the Boulder Daily. Come and discover the most important things happening these days in town.


Today’s weather: Warm with lots of sun. High: 93 Low: 55.


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Here are the best stories in Boulder today:

  1. Homeless camps continue to grow, despite the City of Boulder’s campaign against them. After Boulder approved spending $3 million to purge homeless camps from its trails, parks and public places – a year later – not much progress has been made. (boulder beat)
    The shortage of popcorn in cinemas is looming. Movie theaters have narrowly survived the pandemic, but a new threat is looming: a popcorn shortage. (9News)
  2. Housing availability in mountain communities impacted by vacation rentals. A recent Airbnb study details the impacts of short-term rentals on five counties in Colorado: Summit, Grand, Eagle, Pitkin and Routt. (Daily High)
  3. Record heat expected this week. Potential for record high temperatures today, with over 90 degree days in store for later this week. (FOX31)

Today in Boulder:

  • Citizenship class: Boulder Public Library. (5:30 p.m.)
  • Classics of Philosophy: Reading group. (7 p.m.)

From my notebook:

  • The Boulder artist celebrates his 99th birthday, sets the bar high (7News)
  • Boulder comes out to celebrate Pride. Last Saturday, the Rainbow-clad Out Boulder County Pride 2022 Visibility March drew hundreds to the downtown Boulder event in a celebration of LGBTQAI visibility +. (CO Daily)

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City’s of Custer, Hill City bans residential holiday home rentals https://guideglobal.com/citys-of-custer-hill-city-bans-residential-holiday-home-rentals/ Sat, 11 Jun 2022 04:51:36 +0000 https://guideglobal.com/citys-of-custer-hill-city-bans-residential-holiday-home-rentals/ BLACK HILLS, SD — Towns in the Black Hills area are cracking down on vacation home rentals. In a measure initiated on Tuesday, Hill City residents voted 158 to 138 to ban vacation homes in residential areas of the city. “We are landlocked. That’s what we have. If it all goes to vacation homes, that’s […]]]>

BLACK HILLS, SD — Towns in the Black Hills area are cracking down on vacation home rentals.

In a measure initiated on Tuesday, Hill City residents voted 158 to 138 to ban vacation homes in residential areas of the city.

“We are landlocked. That’s what we have. If it all goes to vacation homes, that’s what we get,” Hill City resident Angie Ross said.

Ross introduced the measure, citing numerous concerns about the community’s housing market for families and its workforce.

“If we continue to allow vacation homes to eat up our residential accommodations, that goes away,” Ross said. “We don’t have kids moving in. We don’t have families moving in. I love retirees moving in, but we can’t let people build houses in Hill City just to rent them out.

The Hill City ban comes as Custer City Council voted 3-2 to change an ordinance it passed in 2018 – effectively banning short-term rental housing in residential areas.

In Custer, there are currently 27 short-term rentals that will be grandfathered. But if the properties are sold, the conditional use permits will not be transferred.

City officials say it’s to protect full-time residents and their property.

“We don’t want a town that’s just visitors,” said Peg Ryan, an alderman for the town of Custer. “We want people who actually live here and care about what’s going on in the community, and contribute in any way they want.”

Opponents, like Lori Svoboda of Western Skies Real Estate, say they are working to hold a referendum to change the November ballot ordinance. The referendum will need a total of around 80 signatures.

Due to the pre-ban ordinance, since 2018 only six short-term rentals have been added in the town of Custer.

“Right now we already have orders that are in place, and they are very strict. And it’s really difficult to go through that order to get the conditional use license,” Svoboda said.

Hill City’s ban is currently in place, while Custer’s order goes into effect 20 days after it was first printed in the city newspaper. None of these prohibitions extend to commercial areas.

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