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Alarm.com launches homebuilder program

7.11.18 - Security Systems News - Tysons, VA Alarm.com, a platform for the intelligently connected property, announced a comprehensive homebuilder program that includes new hardware and service plans designed to facilitate partnerships between homebuilders and...

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A Growing Opportunity

7.13.18 – SIW - SD&I Cover Story (July 2018): Security integrators find new revenue opportunities in the booming cannabis industry. In 1996, California became the first state in the nation to legalize the use of marijuana for medical purposes. More than two decades...

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Maryland News

Maryland housing prices approach ‘bubble’ levels

7.11.18 - Maryland Daily Record - By: Adam Bednar Daily Record Business Writer A supply constrained housing market continued to push the price of homes up in Maryland’s major metro areas to levels not seen since before the housing bubble burst. The median price of...

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Here’s How Good Maryland Is For Business

7.11.18 - Patch.com How good is Maryland for business? According to a new study from CNBC published Tuesday, the state is among the bottom half of all 50 states for business. The state ranked 31st on CNBC's 2018 list of the top states for business. Gov. Larry Hogan's...

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This Weeks News

7.16.18 Weekly News

Door to Door Sales Tym: Former Vivint Sales Reps go ‘Digital Door to Door’ with Smart Home Services 7.9.18 - CEPro - For Utah-based Tym Smart Homes & Home Theaters, social media engagement is the digital equivalent of door-to-door sales, according to the former Vivint...

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Simplified Tax Form?

By Mitch Reitman 7-2-18 In early July, the Internal Revenue Service unveiled a draft version of the postcard-size Form 1040 that was promised from last year’s tax reform effort.   This is the front page. As you can see, it pretty much collects the information on the...

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Business Tips

Travel Safety Tips Security Technicians Should Take Heed

7.11.18 - SSI Don't let your vehicle be burglarized or high-value items get stolen. Here are some safe travel tips with specifics to working in the security trade. A couple of stories, one recent and one old, got me to thinking about a very important aspect of our...

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State News

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Kansas News

Topeka City Council to discuss fines for false fire alarms

4.29.18 - cjonline.com - The Topeka Fire Department has asked city council members to consider fining businesses, apartment buildings and other facilities that see repeated false fire alarms due to poor maintenance or inspection. Council members plan to discuss but...

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Oklahoma News

Texas News

Property crimes show uptick over summer months, police say

7.10.18 - Austin American-Statesman - By Luz Moreno-Lozano  Law enforcement agencies offer tips to prevent property crime Property crimes during the summer are a common incident many homeowners face, local police agencies said. Approximately 148,000 burglaries and...

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ADI Houston Expo 8-9-18

Date: Thursday, August 9, 2018 Location: Hilton Houston North Address: 12400 Greenspoint Drive, Houston, TX 77060 Phone #: 281-875-2222 Expo Program: 7:15AM - Registration Opens 8:00-4:30PM - Expo Seminars   12:00-6:00PM - Exhibits Open Register now All Seminars Are...

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