CAM Mash Up: This Week (Sept 30-Oct 4, 2013)

Posted by Brianna Sturm on October 5, 2013
Sep30 Oct4

Shutdown showdown, Messy Matters, Bro in Laws, WBW and Do's and dont's - what do these things have to do with you? 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 bring together our favorite reads of the week and share them with you! Enjoy the CAM Mash Up and feel free to share it too!

Shutdown Showdown

If you've been living under a rock this week, you might've missed the news that the Federal Government shut down. Not to worry! We have a great article this week on the good, the bad and the ugly of how the government shutdown affects property management companies.

Messy Matters

If you have been in the industry for any amount of time, you know HOA matters can get quite messy. Do you know when your boards should seek legal counsel? This article can be extremely helpful when deciding if you should bring in a legal expert!


Here's one to share: “Well, I could get Tammy’s brother to do it for half the price?!” In theory this sounds like an economically friendly solution for repairs within your community…until it backfires that is. There are many factors you need to consider when choosing vendors for your association. Don’t make a choice that you will regret!


I am just LOVING these WhiteboardWednesdays from Trapp Online! This week is all about Cloud Functionality! As Ashley Capps, Online Community Specialist at Trapp Online, says, “We’ve done everything possible to make sure working in the cloud is a familiar experience.” Enjoy!

Do’s and Don’ts

Choosing a community management software can be a daunting task. Not totally sure where to begin? Ryan Beazley, Account Executive at TOPS Software, outlines some do’s and don’ts when it comes to making the right choice.

Do You Have Big News This Week?

If you've got big news that would be relevant to other CAM professionals, please share it with us in the comments below 



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