Cameras, Fraud Prevention, What happens in Vegas, Master Policies, Super-Liens and the 7 Deadly Sins. Whew! It's this week in Community Association Management:
As an educated member of the Community Association Management industry, you already know how crucial it is to stay informed and up-to-date on the latest news, trends and happenings within the industry. Each week, we're bringing together our favorite reads of the week and putting them in one convenient place! Enjoy the CAM Mash Up and feel free to share!
Is it time for your community to beef up security by installing cameras? Learn the upsides and the downsides of security cameras in associations before you buy. If it's something you’re considering, RealtyTimes has a great article to use as your guide!
Trapp Online has signed up for round three! They have announced that they will be joining TOPS Software at the third stop in the User Conference tour. But honestly, who would actually pass up the opportunity to hang out with us in Vegas?
Insurance is the thing we all know we need to have but don't want to think about too much. To help you organize your thoughts, Mark A. Rosen, Esq. provides a great breakdown of everything association boards and unit owners need to know about the HOA's Master Insurance Policy.
“Freddie Mac caused a quiet stir in the CAM industry in the past few days with their announcement of new revisions on the policy governing assessment delinquencies in Super Lien states.” Andrea Drennen did a great job explaining how super-liens help your HOA collect on delinquent assessments.
7 Deadly Sins
How can you identify a dictator in your community? “Community association members who take control of leadership positions for the purpose of furthering their own personal agendas—or to satisfy an unmet desire to control others—often exhibit one or more of the following 7 aspects in their leadership style.”
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Since receiving her BS in Marketing, Brianna Sturm has perfected the art of event management. She uses her powers for the greater good in her role as executive assistant to Mike Hardy, President of TOPS Software. Bri is also the official morale officer at TOPS. When she's not posing with fake mustaches and glasses, she keeps everyone upbeat with her humorous poetry readings.