Welcome to North Scottsdale

There are few finer areas to live in and enjoy than North Scottsdale, Arizona. Scottsdale, of course, is well known for many things, but especially its lush green golf courses and parks, discriminating shopping and fine dining, not to mention unfettered access to thousands of acres in the incredible Sonoran Desert. Oh, and did I mention sunshine?

The beauty of North Scottsdale in the Sonoran Desert is jaw dropping awe inspiring. The people of Scottsdale have understood the importance of preserving this jewel, and its citizenry continues to invest in the acquisition of the Sonoran Desert to add to the growing Preserve.

What many people don’t realize, and is the reason for NorthScottsdale.com is to promote the everyday quality of life now enjoyed by untold thousands. Through its schools, parks, recreation, religious establishments, wonderful eateries, convenient workplace, everyday life is well lived here. It is truly amazing! And that’s what this website is all about. Here you will get to know North Scottsdale beyond the obvious and get a taste of what it’s like to enjoy life here.

For example did you know that Scottsdale is:

  • The Number One place in the nation to RAISE A FAMILY?
  • Among the SAFEST cities in the U.S. of cities with over 100,000 population?
  • Named One of the BEST RUN CITIES in America?
  • Named by Google as its 2013 eCity Award?
  • Top 20 of AMERICA’S THRIVING CITIES?
  • Recognized for TOP INNOVATIVE Green Initiatives?
  • Number One Place to RETIRE by MSN Money?
  • Named MOST ROMANTIC CITY by Livability.com?
  • Top Ten Best Cities for Young People to Live.
  • The NBC Today Show featured Scottsdale as one of the 100 Best Communities for Young People

North Scottsdale has some of the most beautiful homes in Arizona, with many exceeding $5 million in value, yet many terrific homes priced at less than $500,000. In NorthScottsdale.com, you will find a second to none real estate section enabling you to view not only North Scottsdale, but all communities in what we affectionately call, “The Valley of the Sun.” We provide in-depth information about dozens of North Scottsdale neighborhoods.

Commerce? Much of the residential boom in North Scottsdale had been driven by available land to build coupled with the popular Scottsdale Airpark. The Airpark, with close to over 60,000 employees, 2,500 businesses and 25,000,000 square feet is Arizona’s second largest employment area in Arizona.

North Scottsdale lays claim to over 120 miles of shared-use trails for hiking, mountain biking and horseback riding. The ever expanding Scottsdale’s McDowell Sonoran Preserve is a must-see destination for outdoor enthusiasts.

Did someone say golf? What many visitors remember is that North Scottsdale is home to some of the Arizona’s finest desert golf courses, including TPC Scottsdale (Waste Management Open)The Boulders, Troon NorthKierlandGrayhawk and Legend Trail.

Shopping and dining get no finer than one-of-a-kind boutiques as well as some of your favorite national brands. Downtown Scottsdale has long been well known for Scottsdale Fashion Square head, one of Arizona’s great malls! North Scottsdale has added second to none open-air retail meccas of Kierland Commons and the Scottsdale Quarter.

The El Pedregal Festival Marketplace is an eclectic collection of upscale boutiques, galleries and restaurants, and even a few degrees cooler than the rest of the Valley.

Real Estate in North Scottsdale

So how much does it cost to buy a home in North Scottsdale? Listed below is current information provided by from the Bodeen Team taken from the Arizona Regional Multiple Listing Service. For more information about North Scottsdale communities including homes for sale, click on the real estate tab.

North Scottsdale Community Real Estate Information (As of 8/1/14)

Single Family Detached:

  • Average Size Home Sold (Single Family Detached Homes): 2092
  • Average Sold Price (Single Family Detached Homes): $696,000
  • Average Sold Sales Price (Single Family Homes) Per Square Foot $220.00
  • Average Days on Market From Listing to Closing: 113

Condo / Townhouse:

  • Average Size Home Sold (Condominium / Townhouse): 1468 SqFt
  • Average Sold Price (Condominium / Townhouse): $282,000
  • Average Sold Sales Price (Condominium / Townhouse): Per Square Foot $184.00
  • Average Market Time from Listing to Closing: 107 Days

We define “North Scottsdale ” as: ZIP CODES: 85254, 85255, 85258, 85259, 85260, 85262, and 85266 – Prices are approximate based on MLS data – updated 8/01/2014

 

Scottsdale is Number Two In The Nation!

According to Areavibes.com, Scottsdale rates 2nd highest in the nation as best cities to live in with a “livability score” of 81.

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The “Heart of North Scottsdale”

“The Heart of Scottsdale” is an area in North Scottsdale that is very popular to live in for both year-round residents and winter visitors alike. You’ll find an extensive array of communities and a wide variety of homes, condominiums and townhomes in all price ranges.

Geographically, this area commences from Indian Bend on the South up to Bell/Frank Lloyd Wright on the North. It extends from 56th Street on the west to Fountain Hills at the extreme east end.

What people like about this area is its proximity to everything that is Scottsdale and beyond. Do you need to commute? Access to and from state routes #101 and #51 are nearby. Is golf your game? You are within minutes of dozens of Scottsdale’s finest golf courses. Perhaps shopping is your sport of choice? Then check out dozens of awesome shopping spots, such as Kierland Commons, an extremely popular dining area on the Phoenix side of Scottsdale Road, is just a few minutes away.

Many schools that are the first choice for parents are found here. Two excellent school districts, the Scottsdale School District, and the Paradise Valley School District should both be checked out. Also, numerous private and charter schools are located in Scottsdale.

Kierland Homes For Sale

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15802 N 71st Street Unit 401 Scottsdale, AZ 85254

$1,175,000
3 Beds
3 Baths
2,497 SqFt
Status Active
MLS # 5769319
Property Type Apartment Style/flat
Price Type --
Landmark a prestigious guard gated community in the heart of Kierland...Rare 4th floor end cap home with magnificent panoramic views of golf, city & mountain views. Overlooking the community pool, features 3 bedrooms, (2 Master suites), 3 baths & media room. Gourmet kitchen includes gas cooktop, granite countertops & island is perfect for entertaining. Enjoy ''concierge'' services, 24 hr guard hosted entry, 2 fitness centers & wine vault amenities. Includes single car garage & 2 assigned covered parking. Watch gorgeous Arizona sunsets from your 2 balconies with views of Lookout Mountain, Piestewa Peak and Westin Kierland Resort & Golf Course. Enjoy Kierland or Scottsdale Quarter for world class shopping, fine restaurants & entertainment...this is truly the best of luxury high rise living!

15802 N 71st Street Unit 404 Scottsdale, AZ 85254

$825,000
2 Beds
2.5 Baths
2,232 SqFt
Status Active
MLS # 5788122
Property Type Apartment Style/flat
Price Type --
PRICE REDUCED FOR A QUICK SALE! This beautifully remodeled two bedroom PLUS a den AND a bonus sitting room off the master has a great open floor plan! Two full baths plus a powder room and two assigned parking spaces in this great lock and leave Kierland home. The Landmark community offers 24 hour host gated entry**concierge**2 fitness centers**wine cellar**steam room**business center** and community clubhouse for entertaining. The Landmark has amazing amenities-best of all you can walk to Scottsdale Quarter and Kierland shops and restaurants all while being tucked back off any main streets. The clubhouse and pool looks out over the Westin Kierland Golf Course allowing a tranquil yet urban setting. The best of both worlds! All furnishings are available in a separate bill of sale.

15802 N 71st Street Unit 558 Scottsdale, AZ 85254

$768,000
2 Beds
2 Baths
1,926 SqFt
Status Active
MLS # 5826975
Property Type Apartment Style/flat
Price Type --
This exquisite luxury condo has been completely and professionally re-designed with today's high-end contemporary finishes. Detailed to perfection with Caesar Stone quartz counters & custom cabinetry in the kitchen and bathrooms, Eldorado stone wall features, wood floors, custom window treatments throughout, central vac, custom dry bar & 10ft ceilings. Live like you're on vacation with concierge services, walk to Scottsdale Quarter & Kierland shops and restaurants. Grab a round of golf at Westin Kierland where The Landmark residents are treated to a discount, or sip wine from the private wine room while you watch the sunset on the community veranda! Clubhouse with concierge 6 days a week, two fitness centers, steam room, dog run, catering kitchen, too many great amenities to mention!

15802 N 71st Street Unit 217 Scottsdale, AZ 85254

$619,000
3 Beds
2.5 Baths
1,609 SqFt
Status Active
MLS # 5858100
Property Type Apartment Style/flat
Price Type --
BEST VIEW IN KIERLAND....Golf course views with gorgeous sunsets in the evenings. Kitchen with granite slab counters and built in appliances open up to spacious living dining area. Well designed 3 bed/2.5 bath split floor plan condo. Guest bedrooms currently used as an office and work out room. Featuring 2 patios.....with over-sized patio overlooking golf course. Premium resort style services, including full time concierge, porters, 24hr hosted gate, 2 fitness areas, pool, spa, steam room, award winning club room, veranda and catering kitchen. Perfectly located within the heart of Kierland- close to many wonderful shops and restaurants, golf courses & Freeway access. The Ultimate in high-end vertical living! Perfect for those interested in a maintenance free, lock-and-leave lifestyle

 

Scottsdale Airpark Communities

If convenience and affordability are important to you then take a look at the North Scottsdale Airpark communities. These communities are located within minutes of the 101 Pima Freeway, shopping, dining, work, schools and recreational activities.

In these times when commuting is not just long and tiring, but also costly with the price of gas, residents enjoy saving both time and money

The Scottsdale Airpark is one of the Valley’s largest employment sectors. Almost 50,000 people are employed in an area that surrounds the City of Scottsdale’s Municipal Airport. It is projected that the Scottsdale Airpark will become the Valley’s leading employment area by 2010.

What is especially nice about the Airpark communities from a day to day living aspect is its affordability. Condominiums start in the $150,000 range while single family homes are priced from $330,000 and up.

Wonderfully diverse communities make up the neighborhoods within the Airpark. On the one hand you have the “Cactus Corridor” which is an equestrian section from the 101 Freeway east along Cactus to Frank Lloyd Wright Blvd. With an abundance of large lots, (many equestrian friendly), this area is being preserved by the City of Scottsdale to keep its equine flavor. Beautiful homes in a more rural setting can be found in these parts.

Some of North Scottsdale’s neighborhood charmers are found here as well. Communities such as Buenavante and Rancho San Carlos, Sweetwater Ranch, Mountainview Ranch and Powderhorn Ranch, along with Sunrise Estates and Stoneridge Estates are located here. For golfers, there’s the Scottsdale Country club, a planned unit development surrounding lush Starfire Golf Course.

Newer (1990’s) communities located east of The Pima Freeway (#101) and north of Cactus Rd are located within minutes of the Airpark, freeway access and almost everything else. Single family home prices in these neighborhoods run from the $400,000 range and up.

Buenavante Homes For Sale

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7635 E Ann Way Scottsdale, AZ 85260

$699,000 - 4Br/3Ba - Home for Sale in Buenavante 2 Lot 199-342 Tr K, Scottsdale
Open House
$699,000
4 Beds
3 Baths
2,970 SqFt
Status Active
MLS # 5984848
Property Type Single Family - Detached
Price Type --
Spectacular remodeled home in beautiful Buenavante. Quiet cul de sac location. Owned solar panels for pleasantly low utility bills. Gorgeous wood look tile & carpet floors, plantation shutters T/O, remodeled bathrooms, closet built-ins in every closet, custom paint neutral through-out & so much more. Two fireplaces & wonderfully remodeled kitchen with granite counters, updated cabinets & stainless steel appliances. Opens to resort like backyard with pebble sheen pool and built in spa. Air conditioned 3rd garage bay is great workshop/gym. Location can't be beat. Central Scottsdale location. Close to shopping, dining, freeways, golf, resorts, parks, community center and award winning schools. Schedule your personal showing today!

7448 E Windrose Drive Scottsdale, AZ 85260

$775,000
3 Beds
2 Baths
2,324 SqFt
Status Active W/contingency
MLS # 5987789
Property Type Single Family - Detached
Price Type --
Priced at current appraisal! High end remodeled home with custom touches throughout. Bring your fussiest buyers! This home has been extensively remodeled with approximately $225,000 in improvements. Bedrooms have been reconfigured with walk in closets and all the living space has been maximized throughout. Kitchen has upgraded Cafe appliances and one of the most beautiful, exquisite stone islands you will see. Vaulted ceilings, reclaimed wood, wet bar, 16 foot glass door to your manicured backyard and pool. See addendum for upgrades/improvements. Your buyer will not be disappointed.

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The Shea Corridor

Do you like mountain and city light views or nearby access to premium healthcare facilities? Well, along Shea Blvd heading east from Scottsdale Road, you’ll find a splendid diversity of upscale neighborhoods. A number of these communities, such as as Ancala and Scottsdale Mountain, are newer developments with fabulous mountain and city light views.

This area could also be known as “The Medical Mile” by the sheer numbers of quality health care facilities that are located here, including the Mayo Clinic, Scottsdale healthcare and a myriad of excellent medical facilities.

Ancala Homes For Sale

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11412 E Dreyfus Avenue Scottsdale, AZ 85259

$2,350,000
4 Beds
5 Baths
5,484 SqFt
Status Active
MLS # 5724920
Property Type Single Family - Detached
Price Type --
STOP LOOKING AND START BUIDLING! CUSTOM/BUILD to suit opportunity on a premium large hillside build lot in exclusive Ancala offering spectacular territorial, mountain, sunset, and city-light views. Perfect opportunity for buyer to select finishes to go with this proposed plan for this site OR we can custom design a home for buyer to personalize their dream home! Green Street Communities builds homes that speak to the needs of today's modern family offering the perfect blend of traditional function and contemporary design elements. Vacant lot can also be purchased separately to hold as an investment.

12982 N 116th Place Scottsdale, AZ 85259

$1,695,000
4 Beds
5 Baths
5,355 SqFt
Status Active
MLS # 5840553
Property Type Single Family - Detached
Price Type --
Ancala custom home tucked into the McDowell Mountains with elevated views of city lights and Camelback Mountain. Located on a quiet cul-de-sac street this meticulously maintained home offers privacy and unmatched views of the valley below. This fabulously appointed single level home is impeccable in every way including the highest quality finishes including; stone columns, beautiful hardwood flooring, gourmet kitchen with custom cabinetry and custom lighting, vaulted ceilings and custom stone fireplaces. A large master retreat includes a sitting area, and large windows to take in the breathtaking views. Charming entry courtyard with private detached guesthouse and fountain. The home includes 4 bedrooms, 4 full bathrooms, powder room plus pool bathroom as well as a private office.

11768 N 114th Way Scottsdale, AZ 85259

$1,375,000
5 Beds
4 Baths
4,334 SqFt
Status Active
MLS # 5872395
Property Type Single Family - Detached
Price Type --
Beautiful Panoramic Mountain and City Lights VIEW Home in Central Scottsdale's Ancala Country Club, providing privacy, security, indoor/outdoor fluid floor plan, hardwoods/stone floors, sparkling crystal clear pool/spa with waterfalls, impressive 14 and 15 ft high interior and exterior patio ceilings, extensive patio designer spaces, abundant storage, fastidiously maintained and tastefully upgraded. ALL ONE LEVEL (no steps and no carpet), the home flows flawlessly from the northernmost tip owner's suite to the southern self-contained guest quarters with private entry. Floor-to-ceiling large windows invite an indoor/outdoor Arizona lifestyle with beautiful views. Owner's suite offers gorgeous views, fireplace, luxury.

11701 E Desert Trail Road Scottsdale, AZ 85259

$1,580,000
5 Beds
5 Baths
5,446 SqFt
Status Active
MLS # 5920946
Property Type Single Family - Detached
Price Type --
Outstanding Territorial Home nestled on over an acre of land with a sparkling infinity pool & breathtaking mountain views. Private gated courtyard entry, decorative fountain, & flagstone path. Coffered foyer ceilings, beautiful travertine floors w/inserts, classic fireplace, warm & welcoming palette, soaring ceilings, retractable sliding doors to patio, & plenty of natural light throughout. Granite kitchen counters, stone accent center island, SS appliances, built-in desk nook, & plethora of wood cabinetry. Spacious open floor plan features 2nd fireplace in family room w/custom entertainment center, ceiling fans, & upgraded lighting. High-end carpet in all the right places, ample closets, & 5 baths. All this on a HUGE lot offering more potential.

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The Ranches

Some of North Scottsdale’s earliest planned unit developments are located south of Shea Boulevard and east of Scottsdale Road, such as McCormick Ranch and Scottsdale Ranch. Developed in the 1970’s and 1980’s, these communities are stunning in their lush, mature landscaping and well-kept neighborhood appearance.

Prices in McCormick Ranch range from the $400,000 to over $1,200,000 for single family homes. Prices in these awesome communities around $300,000 to just over $1,200,000.

McCormick Ranch Homes For Sale

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8204 E Del Cuarzo Drive Scottsdale, AZ 85258

$460,000
3 Beds
3 Baths
2,259 SqFt
Status Active
MLS # 5784740
Property Type Patio Home
Price Type --
MUST SELL-REDUCED $30,000.00 At this reduced price, Owner will not make any repairs. Resort Community w/Two Tennis Courts, Pickle Ball Courts & Two Pools. LARGEST UNIT @ 2,259 SF. Beautiful 3-bedroom 3 bath home. Separate Guest House off Court Yard Entry. Open Floor Plan, Granite Counter Tops, Large Family Room w/ Dining Area. Kitchen opens to Great Room with Fireplace looking out to patio. Large wet bar/eat in kitchen area. Spacious Green Belt between homes. Great Location; Steps to the Main Pool, Cabana, Spa. Cul-De-Sac Lot, across from the Main Tennis Court, Pickle Ball Courts & Basketball / Sport Court. Across the street from the Lake & access to walking/biking paths. Parks, restaurants and shops all within walking distance. Great location; Gainey Ranch Resort, Golf Courses, (see more)

8109 E Via De La Escuela -- Scottsdale, AZ 85258

$458,900
2 Beds
2 Baths
1,890 SqFt
Status Active W/contingency
MLS # 5820147
Property Type Townhouse
Price Type --
*New Pricing!* Imagine coming home to a newly remodeled and updated home! Fresh custom paint and brand new plank tile flooring - no carpet! Sparkling new granite/backsplash! Comfortable, easy living in an open, split floorpan w/atriums and greenery. Relax in a jetted tub or enjoy the luxurious pebble flooring and body sprays in the master. Make a scrumptious dinner in a bright, white kitchen w/skylights overhead! Direct entry 2-car garage and just steps from the greenbelt and the community pool. A perfect winter get-away or a year round retreat. Nearby amenities include restaurants like The Vig, Zipps, Starbucks and Lucie's! Enjoy the Arizona lifestyle with all of the conveniences nearby!

7500 E Mccormick Parkway Unit 63 Scottsdale, AZ 85258

$1,199,900
3 Beds
2.5 Baths
3,629 SqFt
Status Active
MLS # 5843097
Property Type Townhouse
Price Type --
Private, guard-gated, perfectly located & beautifully updated townhome w/ open floor plan, custom improvements & upgrades. Chef's kitchen w/ gas cooktop, custom cabinetry, granite countertops, W/I pantry & huge island. Grand staircase leads to bedrooms & large loft/den area. New Classy Closets. Outside enjoy professional lighting & landscaping, speakers, tranquil fountain, gas fireplace & gas stub for BBQ, artificial turf, multiple fruit trees & new awnings. This home has been meticulously maintained w/ new roof (transferable 10 yr warranty), new interior/exterior paint, new garage doors, refinished front door, 2 new water heaters & 1 new AC unit. Private N/S lot. Will be walking distance to boutiques, farm to table restaurants & more at The Palmeraie Shops. Fabulous home & location!

8002 N 74th Place Scottsdale, AZ 85258

$1,850,000
5 Beds
3.5 Baths
4,141 SqFt
Status Active
MLS # 5901465
Property Type Single Family - Detached
Price Type --
Charming home on 1.06 acres, 5 bedrooms and 3.5 baths, formal living and dining room. Large family room with game room and wet bar. Eat in kitchen opens to the pool area. Kitchen has 2 ASKO dishwasher, Viking oven, microwave, warming drawer. Master bedroom has her/his closets and separate exit to yard.Tennis court and pebble-tee pool with water feature.

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Scottsdale Ranch Homes For Sale

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9951 E Island Circle Scottsdale, AZ 85258

$1,295,000
3 Beds
2.5 Baths
3,676 SqFt
Status Active
MLS # 5893092
Property Type Single Family - Detached
Price Type --
WATERFRONT and AMAZING VIEWS with N/S exposure!!! Beautiful custom home,FULLY Remodeled with new roof. An entertainers dream with a first floor master suite, 3 separate living areas, gracious formal dining, multiple patios, pool, BBQ, fireplace, raised garden and boat dock on the water!!! LARGE GORGEOUS KITCHENopen to family room. The THREE CAR GARAGE space has been modified to provide an amazing, generous exercise room! Could also provide climate-controlled storage space to work on hobbies, or provide a protected area to house your great collection! Totally perfect for an indoor kids' play room, or maybe even provide an elegant ''shop'' for those who like to tinker! Owner kept components to easily add back third garage if desired. MUST SEE in heart of Scottsdale!

9853 N 101st Street Scottsdale, AZ 85258

$525,000
2 Beds
2 Baths
2,063 SqFt
Status Active
MLS # 5911515
Property Type Townhouse
Price Type --
Outstanding townhome in highly sought after guard-gated resort community of Las Brisas! Bright and spacious floor plan w/guest bdrm/bath & 3rd bedroom currently set up as a T/V. room/den downstairs. Spacious master suite on entire second level w/sitting area, his & hers closets, separate shower/tub and balcony/deck overlooking Scottsdale Ranch. Fabulous eat-in kitchen w/breakfast bar and breakfast room, separate formal dining area for those special occasions. Vaulted ceilings in living room w/large windows and lots of natural light (LED lighting). Wrap around south-facing patio to be enjoyed at anytime day or night! Meticulously maintained! Enjoy Las Brisas w/24 hr. guard gated, 3 pools and 2 tennis courts for your enjoyment. DON'T MISS OUT! Furnishings available separate bill of sale.

9959 E Island Circle Scottsdale, AZ 85258

$1,432,100
5 Beds
3.5 Baths
4,330 SqFt
Status Active
MLS # 5931251
Property Type Single Family - Detached
Price Type --
Spectacular luxury waterfront Lakeview Estates at Scottsdale Ranch home with private dock access to Lake Serena now available! This warm & inviting home offers 4 guest bedrooms with 2 on the main level (including an en suite) with a spacious 4,330 sf floor plan centered around water activities & views. Vaulted ceilings accentuated by custom stone finishes welcome you, opening to views of the professionally designed backyard, & leading to the gourmet kitchen with custom cabinetry, premium appliances, stone & wood counters & custom wine cellar. An entertainer's dream, the lushly vegetated outdoor living space offers a private swimming pool, custom built-in BBQ station with pass through bar window, low maintenance artificial turf & private dock access to Lake Serena. The 42 acre lake offers

10390 E Lakeview Drive Unit 203 Scottsdale, AZ 85258

$669,000
2 Beds
2.5 Baths
2,578 SqFt
Status Active
MLS # 5939258
Property Type Townhouse
Price Type --
MAJOR PRICE REDUCTION. DON'T LET THIS ONE GET AWAY!!! RARE 2 BDRM PLUS DEN ON THE WATER. Luxuriate in the resort lifestyle as you cruise the 5 mile Lake Serena. Enjoy Happy Hour Cocktails, sunsets, Champagne Brunch and meet and greet your boating neighbors. The magnificent home with walls of glass taking in 180 degree views of lakefront, McDowell Mountains and shoreline . Wrap around balconies overlook the lake and the community pool. Inside you will love the architecturally unique vaulted ceilings with tons of clerestory windows to bathe you in natural sunlight. Extensive use of tile flooring and stone counter tops in kitchen and baths make for easy living. Privately gated courtyard entry for each 4 units in the complex. Enjoy all of famed Scottsdale Ranch amenities.

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