4 Simple Steps to Profits in Tax Sale Overages

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4 Simple Steps to Profits in Tax Sale Overages

Today I want to talk to you about a topic not many people are too familiar with – tax foreclosures and a little known niche in the real estate industry called “overages.” When a property is in foreclosure, it’s usually there for one of two different reasons: The homeowner is not paying their mortgage and…  Continue Reading

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Strategic Real Estate Investor Radio: 10 Big Mistakes That Kill Real Estate Profits

Join Josh Cantwell and Kyle Garifo as they sit down to reflect on their real estate investing careers and discuss the 10 BIG mistakes that investors make that kill real estate profits. Take a look into their world and the challenges they face on a daily basis and things they have to avoid to make sure…  Continue Reading

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Here’s How Attend the Flip & Fund Summit 5 for FREE

WHY ATTEND THE FLIP & FUND SUMMIT 5? I recently sat down with SREC’s Head Coach, Kyle Garifo, to talk about experiences we’ve had with attending real estate live events and other training programs. Looking back on it, I think in the year 2005 alone, I must have spent about $100,000 just traveling and attending…  Continue Reading

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Strategic Real Estate Investor Radio: SREC Classic: Former Clinical Therapist Does Deal, Makes $94,000 Using SREC Investing Systems!

Today, we’re throwing it back and giving you a SREC Classic – a former Clinical Therapist does deal and makes $94,000 in profit using SREC investing systems. Who is this former Clinical Therapist we are talking about? SREC’s new Head Coach and frequent podcast host, Kyle Garifo!  P.S. After you tune in to this free podcast,…  Continue Reading

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In 2016, Let’s Stop Chasing the Latest Fads

In 2016, Let’s Stop Chasing the Latest Fads

  I want to talk to you guys today about your real estate investing business. Where does your business stand? Are you just starting out and need some direction? Or, have you flipped a few homes, but need to systemize your business so you can consistently collect your profit checks without getting too involved with…  Continue Reading

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Do Real Estate Webinars or Live Workshops Achieve Faster Results

Do Real Estate Webinars or Live Workshops Achieve Faster Results

  What’s the difference between webinars versus live events? Does live events or webinar get better results? Do webinars or live workshops achieve faster implementation, action and execution? My Live Event Experience Back in 2003 when I started in my real estate investing career, webinars were not the primary method of consuming new real estate…  Continue Reading

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The One Thing (Real Estate Lesson for Entrepreneurs)

The One Thing (Real Estate Lesson for Entrepreneurs)

The One Thing After coaching and consulting real estate entrepreneurs for nearly 10 years I’ve concluded that real estate investors need to do just ONE THING to be successful. Just One. Two Main QUESTIONS Without a doubt, the two main questions I get asked the most are 1) how do I find the deals? And…  Continue Reading

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[New Training] Protecting Your Principal Part I

[New Training] Protecting Your Principal Part I

As some of you know, I have been getting a lot of questions from students lately about advice regarding becoming a private investor. I am starting to get a sense that we need to create and offer a training specifically for private investors, private lenders and self-directed IRA investors. I am working on creating a…  Continue Reading

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The Key to Finding Good Deals on Off-Market Properties

The Key to Finding Good Deals on Off-Market Properties

What Exactly Does Off-Market Mean? Off-market properties are ones that you find that are NOT listed in the MLS database. These are typically harder to find and require hard work and marketing. BUT have no fear – I am here today to show you the secrets of finding these hidden gems. The Fundamentals If you…  Continue Reading

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The Easiest Way to Find Killer On-Market Property Deals

The Easiest Way to Find Killer On-Market Property Deals

What Does On-Market Mean? Step one as a real estate investor is usually the search for a good deal. Depending on your experience and what market you are located in, this can be pretty easy or pretty difficult. As you most likely know, the real estate marketing is HOT right now, proving it to be…  Continue Reading

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Property Launch Formula: Sell Your Property in Record Time

Property Launch Formula: Sell Your Property in Record Time

Have A Property That’s Ready to List? Here’s What to Do As a real estate investor, you have to overcome many obstacles in your career – you have to find and secure a property that’s worth investing in. After you find the property, you have to find a way to fund to get funding for…  Continue Reading

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Strategic Real Estate Investor Radio: The Art of Rebuilding

This week, Josh chats with SREC student and Hurricane Katrina survivor, Michael Johnston about how he was able to rebuild his life after the devastation of Katrina through real estate investing and proper education. P.S. After you tune in to this free podcast, we would really appreciate it if you could leave us a review. It’ll only…  Continue Reading

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[8 Steps] How to Become a Successful and Confident Self-Directed Private Investor

[8 Steps] How to Become a Successful and Confident Self-Directed Private Investor

Lately I’ve been noticing a trending question among my students – they have been telling me they have some extra cash on hand or in their self-directed IRA accounts and need some advice on what to do with it. This question really got the wheels turning in my brain and I decided to create a…  Continue Reading

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Free Virtual Real Estate Investing Resource

Free Virtual Real Estate Investing Resource

Don’t Have Access to the MLS? Here’s Your Solution… As a real estate investor, you probably know that the Multiple Listing Service (MLS) is where real estate agents list all their inventory. You can find great real estate investments on the MLS. Realtors can also manually pull lists of real estate investment properties for you…  Continue Reading

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How Michael Johnston Recovered From Hurricane Katrina [Student Case Study]

How Michael Johnston Recovered From Hurricane Katrina [Student Case Study]

I always truly enjoy catching up with our students to see where they are and how their real estate investing career is going. We have many great success stories here at SREC that I’m proud to share – but this one in particular truly shows how resilient we can be. Hurricane Katrina hit 10 years…  Continue Reading

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How to Find Off-Market Properties to Keep You from Going Extinct

How to Find Off-Market Properties to Keep You from Going Extinct

As I’m sure you know, the real estate market game is changing. Thousands of new investors are jumping in every second to swipe the good deals in your market right out from under you. The more competition grows, the more you need to stay on top and adapt to the ever-changing strategies. Some of your…  Continue Reading

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Do You Want to See How I Live For a Day? (Or Three)

Do You Want to See How I Live For a Day? (Or Three)

Recently, one of my students asked me what the biggest, game-changing thing was for me in my real estate investing career. I thought about it for a while, then decided hands-down, it was my one-on-one coaching experience. I got to actually sit down with a professional and learn the business. Your set-up for success immediately,…  Continue Reading

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How to Start Your Week with a Plan for Success

How to Start Your Week with a Plan for Success

About ten years ago, I was just a guy with a vision for a fixer-upper I wanted to buy and flip. I hated my job. I worked a lot of nights and weekends as a financial planner. I had a six figure income, but I was basically broke living commission check to commission check. So…  Continue Reading

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Case Studies I’m Flipping Right NOW

Case Studies I’m Flipping Right NOW

8 Profit Packed Case Studies This summer has been crazy busy for my personal real estate investing business. Since we had such a tough winter, some properties had to get put on hold and took longer than expected. Some had unforeseen costs and issues. And sometimes you just hire a bad contractor who isn’t doing…  Continue Reading

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What do Josh & Cleveland Whiskey Have in Common? [Private Equity Case Study]

What do Josh & Cleveland Whiskey Have in Common? [Private Equity Case Study]

506(c) SEC General Solicitation For those of you that are local Clevelanders like myself, maybe you caught the article in the Plain Dealer this weekend regarding Cleveland Whiskey launching a new website as a portal for accredited investors. More and more companies are doing this. It is EXACTLY how I’ve been raising money for the…  Continue Reading

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The Deals Are Out There, And Here’s How To Find Them

The Deals Are Out There, And Here’s How To Find Them

  Real Estate in 60 Seconds – Finding Deals This week we were able to catch up with one of my property manager’s, Dione Saliba, for a new episode of Real Estate in 60 Seconds. We joined him one of our current properties that we’re rehabbing, 26930 Oxford Park Lane in Olmsted Township, Ohio. A…  Continue Reading

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The Answer to All Your Real Estate Investing Questions

The Answer to All Your Real Estate Investing Questions

Ready to Go From Rookie to Rockstar? This is it. Your golden opportunity. Your big break. I want to show you how to set up your own $40,000.00 per month property flipping machine. I want to give you all the strategies and techniques you’ll use to run this system effortlessly. Without needing years of experience……  Continue Reading

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The Only Real Estate Strategy You’ll Ever Need

The Only Real Estate Strategy You’ll Ever Need

After weekends like Labor Day, doesn’t it make you wish you were able to have the flexible schedule and lifestyle like a long, holiday weekend all the time? Big Brother Breaks Free As a professional real estate investor who left a full-time job as a financial planner, a question I get asked frequently is “how…  Continue Reading

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Secret Weapons in Real Estate Investing

Secret Weapons in Real Estate Investing

The Automated Offer Formula When you find a property that you are considering purchasing as an investment property, are you often stuck on what number you should offer the seller? Are you interested in learning a foolproof formula that works EVERY time to give you the price you should offer on a potential property? I…  Continue Reading

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The #1 Real Estate Investing Myth Debunked

The #1 Real Estate Investing Myth Debunked

Another Flip & Fund Summit Success! Our Flip & Fund Summit in beautiful Dallas, Texas is officially OVER and let me tell you, it’s one for the record books! We had about 80 like-minded, serious real estate investors all gathered in one room for three days with myself and my faculty and it was INCREDIBLE….  Continue Reading

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The System Never Changes

The System Never Changes

  Flip & Fund Summit is LIVE in Dallas, Texas Right now, we are live in Dallas, Texas at our Flip & Fund Summit. It’s been AWESOME so far – we have a great group of real estate investors who are eager to learn and share their experiences. Tonight, for our keynote speaker presentation, I…  Continue Reading

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Strategic Real Estate Investor Radio: Transitioning From Single Family Homes to Commercial Properties

In this episode of Strategic Real Estate Investor Radio, Josh Cantwell talks with Joe Fairless about transitioning from flipping single family homes to commercial properties and getting funding for your deals. Joe is a real estate investor and has his own podcast, Best Real Estate Investing Advice Ever. P.S. After you tune in to this free…  Continue Reading

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Never Have to Ask “How Do I Find Good Deals?” Again

Never Have to Ask “How Do I Find Good Deals?” Again

The Direct Deal Formula This week I had the privilege of sitting down Jason Lucchesi, a former student of mine and founder of a real estate investing training and coaching company called Global Fortune Solutions that he’s been running since 2008. Jason has since flipped hundreds of properties using what he calls his “Direct Deal…  Continue Reading

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Strategic Real Estate Investor Radio: The Direct Deal Formula

In this episode of Strategic Real Estate Investor Radio, Josh Cantwell chats with a former student of his, Jason Lucchesi who is now the founder of a real estate investing training and coaching company called Global Fortune Solutions.  Jason walks Josh through his Direct Deal Formula and how he’s focusing on purchasing off-market, distressed properties…  Continue Reading

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Discover How to Receive a Blueprint to Achieving Your Desired Lifestyle

Discover How to Receive a Blueprint to Achieving Your Desired Lifestyle

Is the Flip & Fund Summit the Best in the Industry? The Flip & Fund Summit in Dallas, Texas is officially CLOSED for registration! 80 talented investors will participate in one of the most intensive, results-oriented live real estate events of the year. The feedback we get from you (my students) is the most important…  Continue Reading

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Are You Still Sitting on the Fence?

Are You Still Sitting on the Fence?

It’s Time to Pull the Trigger If you’ve been on the fence about whether or not to attend our exclusive live event, the Flip & Fund Summit taking place in Dallas, Texas in just two short weeks – now’s the time to make the decision! Is the cost an issue? Or timing? Whatever it is…  Continue Reading

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Ways To Further Your Real Estate Investing Education

Ways To Further Your Real Estate Investing Education

All Your Funding Issues Solved Everyone knows that a real estate investor’s number one issue is almost always investing. You know it, I know it and everyone who’s ever been in real estate knows it. The market has changed so much over the years since the financial crisis and it seems like options are VERY…  Continue Reading

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Strategic Real Estate Investor Radio is New & Noteworthy

Strategic Real Estate Investor Radio is New & Noteworthy

Our podcast, Strategic Real Estate Investor Radio, has been making waves on iTunes lately! We were ranked at #8 under the “Investing” category – which is HUGE considering there are thousands of other investing podcasts! We are also featured right on the front page iTunes under the New & Noteworthy section! I want to give…  Continue Reading

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How You Can Become an Expert Real Estate Investor

How You Can Become an Expert Real Estate Investor

  Win a FREE iPad Mini 2 Here’s the scoop – do you subscribe and listen to our podcasts? Do you like what you hear and learn? Awesome, then leave us a 5 star review on iTunes! Reading your reviews keep us motivated to bring you the best free, education content that we can. Once…  Continue Reading

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Taking a Leap of Faith

Taking a Leap of Faith

How to Fund Your Deals By now you know that my business is 100% automated – and I have no problem teaching my students the EXACT blueprint I use to be successful. Let’s walk through the process of how to get your deals funded by raising private money through our Freedom Funding program. Notes – This is…  Continue Reading

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Strategic Real Estate Investor Radio: How a Bucket of Paint Can Destroy Your Self-Directed IRA

Strategic Real Estate Investor Radio: How a Bucket of Paint Can Destroy Your Self-Directed IRA

In this episode of Strategic Real Estate Investing Radio, Josh Cantwell interviews Bryan Ellis, who is the founder, publisher and editor of The Bryan Ellis Real Estate Letter. Bryan is based in Atlanta, Georgia and has been involved in many aspects of the real estate industry, including multiple years as an individual investor in the metro Atlanta…  Continue Reading

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iPad Mini 2 Giveaway

iPad Mini 2 Giveaway

Here’s the scoop – you subscribe and listen to our podcasts, like what you hear and then leave us a 5 star review on iTunes.  Once you’ve left the review, please e-mail a screen shot of your review to support@srecnow.com. You have until Saturday, August 8, 2015 to enter. We will randomly choose one of the submitted…  Continue Reading

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Review Our Podcast and Win a FREE iPad Mini 2

Review Our Podcast and Win a FREE iPad Mini 2

Interview with Justin Colby of the Science of Flipping Podcast Recently I was able to catch up with a special guest Justin Colby, Co-Founder and President of The Science of Flipping, Omni Investment Group and Phoenix Wealth Builders on my latest episode of Strategic Real Estate Investing Radio. Omni and Phoenix Wealth Builders are both…  Continue Reading

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Strategic Real Estate Investing Radio: 9 Steps to Flipping Lease Option Assignments

Strategic Real Estate Investing Radio: 9 Steps to Flipping Lease Option Assignments

In this episode of Strategic Real Estate Investing Radio, Josh Cantwell interviews Joe McCall of Real Estate Investing Mastery. They discuss virtual investing, how Joe flips properties from all different states with his students and 9 steps to flipping lease option assignments. They also touch on how to balance having a full-time job and real…  Continue Reading

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Strategic Real Estate Investing Radio: 3 Laser Targeted Motivated Seller Campaigns

Strategic Real Estate Investing Radio: 3 Laser Targeted Motivated Seller Campaigns

In this episode of Strategic Real Estate Investing Radio, Josh Cantwell interviews special guest Justin Colby, Co-Founder and President of The Science of Flipping, Omni Investment Group and Phoenix Wealth Builders. Justin began his real estate investing career in 2007 and has flipped and wholesaled over 300 properties to date. Josh and Justin discuss 3 laser targeted…  Continue Reading

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How to Fast-Track Your Real Estate Investing Career

How to Fast-Track Your Real Estate Investing Career

Just one short year ago, we hosted our first Strategic Real Estate Coach Flip & Fund Summit back in July 2014. The event went so well and we got so much positive feedback from our students, we decided to hold another in December 2014. It was the biggest event that we had ever had and…  Continue Reading

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The Real Estate Investing Game Has Changed… Quickly!

The Real Estate Investing Game Has Changed… Quickly!

Competitive Advantages In my last blog post, I covered a game-changing topic involving motivated sellers and off market properties. I also invited you to join a free master class with myself and my buddy, Kent Clothier. As I mentioned, Kent has been a full-time real estate investor since 2003. He is truly an innovator – in…  Continue Reading

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Strategic Real Estate Investing Radio: How to Find the Best Motivated Seller Lists

Strategic Real Estate Investing Radio: How to Find the Best Motivated Seller Lists

In this episode of Strategic Real Estate Investing Radio, Josh Cantwell tells you how to find the best motivated seller lists. Josh walks you through his Oxford Park Lane case study, a house he’s in the middle of flipping right now, and reviews some acquisition strategies for your real estate deals. P.S. After you tune…  Continue Reading

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Strategic Real Estate Investing Radio: Learn The Secret System For Finding A Hidden Inventory Of 100,000+ Deeply Discounted Properties… At Your Fingertips!

Strategic Real Estate Investing Radio: Learn The Secret System For Finding A Hidden Inventory Of 100,000+ Deeply Discounted Properties… At Your Fingertips!

  In this episode of Strategic Real Estate Investing Radio, Josh Cantwell lets you in on the secret to finding a hidden inventory of discounted properties. Join Josh and Kent Clothier to learn how Kent is truly an innovator – in the way he invests and in the software he uses to do it. While your…  Continue Reading

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Hidden Inventory at your Fingertips

Hidden Inventory at your Fingertips

My Buddy Kent Clothier is truly an innovator – in the way he invests and in the software he uses to do it. Kent has been a full-time real estate investor since 2003. We met about 8 or 9 years ago and since then, he has done over 2500 residential deals and he and his…  Continue Reading

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An Invitation You Do Not Want to Say “No” To

An Invitation You Do Not Want to Say “No” To

Prohibited Self-Directed IRA Investments Since the launch of Freeland Ventures back on June 1, we have been talking a lot about Self-Directed IRA’s and how can you invest in real estate with one and advantages that they have. Today, I wanted to quickly touch on some prohibited investments that you CANNOT use your Self-Directed IRA…  Continue Reading

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Strategic Real Estate Investing Radio: Prohibited Investments in Self-Directed IRA’s

Strategic Real Estate Investing Radio: Prohibited Investments in Self-Directed IRA’s

In this episode of Strategic Real Estate Investing, Josh Cantwell covers Prohibited Investments in Self-Directed IRA’s. You will learn about all the different kinds of investments that you are not allowed to invest in with a Self-Directed IRA such as collectibles, life insurance contracts and subchapter s corporations. P.S. After you tune in to this free podcast,…  Continue Reading

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In Case You Missed It… Our Exclusive Personal Bank Master Class

In Case You Missed It… Our Exclusive Personal Bank Master Class

  Self-Directed IRA Personal Bank Master Class I know lately we’ve been discussing Self-Directed IRA’s a lot – but I just wanted to extend the offer for you to attend my How to Create a Personal Bank master class hosted by myself and Matt Tillack of the iPlan Group in case you missed it last…  Continue Reading

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Create Your Own Personal Bank to Fund All Your Real Estate Investments

Create Your Own Personal Bank to Fund All Your Real Estate Investments

10 Advantages of Self-Directed IRA’s in Real Estate Investing Did you know the US Social Security Administration defines financial security as those people who have $3,000 per month of recurring income at the age of 65? Unfortunately, only approximately 5% of Americans achieve this and are able to retire at the age of 65. We…  Continue Reading

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10 Advantages of Self Directed IRA’s in Real Estate Investing

10 Advantages of Self Directed IRA’s in Real Estate Investing

In this week’s episode of Strategic Real Estate Investing Radio, Josh Cantwell covers 10 Advantages of Self-Directed IRA Real Estate Investing. He will cover the basics from what exactly is a Self-Directed IRA and how it can benefit you as an investor or as someone who borrows from a Self-Directed IRA. P.S. After you tune…  Continue Reading

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Looking for a Big ROI with Lower Risk? This is the Answer

Looking for a Big ROI with Lower Risk? This is the Answer

  15 Powerful Ways to Invest in Real Estate With Your Self-Directed IRA Let’s talk about Self-Directed IRA’s (Individual Retirement Account) for a moment. When you think about IRA’s and investing, the first things that probably come to mind are stocks, bonds, mutual funds and CD’s. Did you know there are other more creative, one-off…  Continue Reading

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