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If you're considering a wireless home alarm system, Frontpoint is a great option. Frontpoint is one of the leading wireless home security system providers in the nation. Let's take a look at Frontpoint's equipment and service and see how they stack up against other home security options
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Purchasing an apartment building can be a wonderful investment. Through the rent you collect from your tenants, you can pay off your mortgage faster than you would on many other types of real estate. Plus, owning real estate can build your credit, and even provide you with some collateral if you ever want to take out a secured loan in the future. But all of those benefits are at risk if your tenants are not following the rules you’ve set out to ensure the safety and upkeep of the building. You obviously can’t stop by each tenant’s unit every day to check in on them—that would be a nuisance to them and time consuming to you—but you should monitor your tenants to some degree. Here are some ways a security system can help you do that. Tenant disputes There will come a time when some of your tenants get into an argument. Maybe one claims that the other was making too much noise after the designated quiet hour. Maybe one claims the other let his garbage can on his balcony… Read more

Renovations on your home can take anywhere from weeks to months, and sometimes over a year! In that time, you can start to feel really comfortable with the crew working on your house. Not to mention, being super cautious of locking up, keeping an eye on workers and just monitoring your home’s security can become exhausting if you have to do it every day, for the entire renovation. But unfortunately, it’s just this sort of lax attitude that some employees might hope for, in order to steal something. So, are you careful enough when you have workers in your home? Here are some things to consider. Is somebody always home? Do you make sure somebody is always home supervising when there are workers in your house? If you live with several people and you all have busy schedules, it’s easy to leave the house assuming somebody else will come home before the workers arrive. It’s even easy to leave the house assuming your spouse or a family member is still at home. But if you’re not communicating and coordinating schedules,… Read more

The nature of a personal assistant is built right into the name—they’re personal. As such, they handle a lot of your personal matters. You give them the keys to your home, your car, your life. You have to let them get close to some degree if they’re going to do your job, but there are some errands you shouldn’t send your personal assistant to do. Just set aside the time to handle them yourself. Pick up prescriptions Picking up prescriptions can be a nuisance task—you have to drive to the store, stand in line, hand over documents and more. But do this on your own. If you authorize your assistant to pick up your prescriptions, he learns a lot about you like delicate medical conditions you may have. The pharmacist might even mention some of your medical history, in reference to how you should use the medication. Mailing documents to your accountant Sending anything by hard copy mail today is quite annoying. You either have to stand in line at the post office to pay for postage, or keep stamps… Read more

When you’re in a coffee shop, everyone around you has their noses hovering close to their own laptops. How could they possibly have time to care about what you’re doing at your computer? And between the blenders whizzing for the iced mochas and the barista calling out orders, how could anybody even hear your phone calls? Well, unfortunately there are con artists who hang out at coffee shops, looking like they’re working on their own matters, just so that they can peer over to your laptop or listen into your conversations. Check bank statements No matter how eager you are to see if your direct deposit came through, do not check your bank statements on your laptop at a coffee shop. If someone can read keystroke motions well, they can figure out your login information for your online banking, and from there do far more damage. Even if you’re automatically logged in and don’t need to type in your login or password, someone can see a lot once your account is open. They may be able to see your first… Read more

If you don’t hold band practice at your house, you might think, “How loud could I possibly be?” But there are a lot of small household chores and activities we do that make a lot of noise, and that noise gives burglars the perfect opportunity to smash a window or jimmy open a door without you hearing them. Here are some loud household activities that make it hard to hear a break-in. In the kitchen Running a blender Ice dispenser Garbage disposal Convection fan Coffee grinder Juicer Living room Vacuum cleaning Piano playing Chopping fire wood Drum practice Outside Running the hot tub jets Using a chain saw to do wood work or chop down a tree Mowing the lawn Playing music Splashing in the pool Playing with your dogs/getting them to bark  In the bathroom Running a bath Taking a shower Jets in the bathtub Using a blow dryer In the bedroom Blowing up a mattress Running a white noise machine A loud ceiling fan Playing music  As you’ve probably realized, there are plenty of times you make so… Read more