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Thinking of selling this year?  Contract Sale Day 3 / Only 7 days left
January 3, 2020
SALE RUNS THROUGH JANUARY 10, 2020.   SAVE THOUSANDS. ORDERS ARE FILLED IN ORDER RECEIVED [UP TO 6 WEEKS WAIT for sale orders - longer for update orders]  Order today to avoid the wait and price increase.
NOTICE: Price increase for contracts will go into effect January 11, 2020, after the sale, so be sure to order during the sale to get the discount and avoid the increase.  We have not increased the contract prices for several years and the increase will be modest. 

    The Standard Form Agreements have been updated for 2020.  If your contracts are from 2018 or earlier you need to update.  For contracts after 2018, changes have been made and you should check with our Contract Administrator, Eileen Wagda, at 516 747 6700 ext 312 to see if your form needs updating.  Contracts purchased after November 1, 2019 are already updated.  Keep in mind that our updates are free for 6 months and half price for 12 months from your original order date. Requests for updates will be processed and sent out after the new orders are processed.  The sale ends January 10, 2020; the sooner you order the sooner you will get the contracts.   

How to order: order at [you don't need a lawyer to figure this out - order during the sale and save thousands of dollars - call our Contract Administrator Eileen Wagda at 516 747 6700 x 312 for assistance]
Contract sale runs through January 10, 2020, ending at midnight EST. The discount will be applied orders received between now and January 10, 2020 by midnight*.  This will definitely be the best deal of 2020.  Changes have been made and you should check with our Contract Administrator, Eileen Wagda, at 516 747 6700 ext 312 to see if your form needs updating.  We starting adding the updates several months ago so you may be up to date. Keep in mind that our updates are free for 6 months and half price for 12 months***.  Updates will be prepared and sent out after the new orders are processed.  The sale ends January 10, 2020, so please be patient.  When you place the order the full price will come up.  We will apply the discount manually when we process the order.  Contracts will be delivered by email only.

Here's the deal:
    Buy 1 Residential, Commercial or Fire All in One and get $100 off and $50 off Disclaimer Notice
    Buy 2 All in One forms and get $100 off first and $200 off second and $75 off Disclaimer Notice and $100 off rider.   Save up to $475.
    Buy 3 or more All in One forms and get same as above and $300 off the third form and $400 off the fourth form.  Save up to $1175.00 [Residential, Commercial, Fire, Home Automation]
    Commercial Mobile Surveillance Lease $1000.  Save $500
    The Fire All in One with Security Rider $1250.00.  Save $400.00  Add the Commercial Fire All in One and the Commercial All in One and get $200 off each.  Save $800.00
    Qualifier Agreement $1200.00   Save $300.00
    Nationwide DIY with monitoring.  $3500.00  Save $1000.00**
    Nationwide PERS with or without GPS tracking. $3500.00  Save $1000.00**
* Your order must be placed on line at and received by our office no later than January 10, 2020 by midnight EST.  Orders must contain valid credit card payment and be processed; you will receive confirmation.  
Fill out the order form; the full prices will show and we will apply the discount before processing the order.  Orders arriving after sale ends will be processed at regular published rates.  Orders will be processed in order received.  Rush orders, delivered by email within 48 hours, add 15% - call Eileen to process.
Concierge Clients will receive their Concierge Program Discount on the Sale Price.  Sign up for the Concierge Program before placing your contract order to receive the additional discount.

** Does not include consultation or modification
     What's our Guarantee policy re updates?      
Free updates within 6 months of purchase***      
Half price within 6 months to 1 year***  
*** applies to original purchase only
To check if you need or are entitled to an update contact our Contract Administrator Eileen Wagda at 516 747 6700 x 312.  Free or half price orders are processed after full price or discounted orders are processed.

Thinking of selling this year?  
            If you were a Sci-Fi fan as a youngster and you remember movies you loved that took place in the future, and that future was 2020, selling has got to be on your mind.  You’ve got a full year to plan the exit strategy and prepare to sell.  So what’s it going to be, 20x, 30x, 40x your RMR?  Next question, is your RMR stagnant or growing?  Have you converted your per call Repair Service and your per call Inspection service to RMR?  That’s certainly one way to boost your RMR.  Not every buyer is going to exclude RMR that isn’t monitoring.
            You also have a full year, if you start soon, to get most of your subscribers to sign updated contracts.  It’s also a perfect time to upgrade the subscriber systems which is the best way to increase the RMR.  
            Everyone wants to know, “what’s the multiple looking like these days?”  You get all kinds of answers from all kinds of experts.  They are weak, they are strong, and they are good here but not so good there.  Who cares?  You didn’t even ask the right question, because you don’t care where the multiple is unless it’s the multiple for your accounts.  So the only pertinent question is, “what multiple can I expect if I sell my accounts?”  The cheapest and fastest and most reliable way to find that out is to submit a request for valuation at  For as little as $80 you can get your valuation.  For $350 you can find out how the valuation is calculated.  For $950 you can find out what you can do to possibly get a higher valuation, if anything.  
            It’s not a secret formula.  It’s got a bunch of variables and it’s somewhat subjective, but it starts with your contracts.  How do I know that?  Because the first question a buyer asks is not “what’s your RMR”, it’s “what’s your RMR under proper contracts that are not more than 90 days in arrears?”  You can’t control all of the factors that influence your valuation, but you can definitely control many of them.
  *  Get your subscribers to sign up to date contracts.  Updated contracts in original term are better
  *  Get the most recognized contracts in the alarm industry, the Standard Form Agreements © fetch the most money.  More alarm companies use the Kirschenbaum Contracts ™ than any other form.  These contracts are the standard for the industry, recognized and accepted by insurance companies, central stations, third party vendors and buyers.  If you’re not using these Standard Form Agreements you better have a damn good reason.  Does your cousin Vinny [or the “alarm lawyer” you use] review and update your contracts monthly all year long?  Has your “alarm lawyer” told you what new changes are a good idea?  Of course not, because they haven’t had the opportunity yet to read the updated 2020 Standard Form Agreements and either copy provisions verbatim or try to disguise that they stole the provisions from the Standard Form Agreements?  
  *  Get your own lines at the Monitoring Center.  Make sure you get our Rider to the central station’s Dealer Agreement so your most fundamental rights are protected.  While you’re at it, if you’re not using a central station listed on The Alarm Exchange ask yourself why?  You’re making a mistake.  These are the leading central stations and it’s where you belong, and yes, the central station you use can influence the value of your monitoring accounts.
  *  Make sure you are properly licensed
  *  Make sure your employees have signed an Employment Agreement; not  just any employment agreement, get the Standard Form Employment Agreement.  Same for your subcontractors; get our form for Subcontractors and get it signed.  
  *  Make sure your E&O coverage is current.  If you haven’t checked out Security America then do that soon, long before your current policy is up for renewal.  
  *  Computerize your records, especially your RMR invoicing.  Check our Biller Genie for its programming and credit card and ACH processing.  Let them know if you can get a better price or better software [you  wont].
            Well, that’s enough for today.  Go order the 2020 contracts while they are on sale; save thousands of dollars.  You have 7 days but the longer you delay the longer you’re going to wait for the contracts, no matter how much you complain.  You should be in a hurry to get your subscribers signed on updated contracts, even if you’re not selling in 2020.

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Ken Kirschenbaum,Esq
Kirschenbaum & Kirschenbaum PC
Attorneys at Law
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