CAM Mash Up: This Week (March 4 - 10)

CAM Mashup

This week in the CAM Mashup: Talking time and talking money, and why both of yours are important!

Board Membership 101: Thanks for Volunteering for Your HOA or Condo Board

CAM Industry, TOPS [ONE]

Do you have what it takes to serve on your HOA or Condo's Board of Directors? Absolutely, you do! Read on to see what a board is and does, and how you can be a part of yours.

CAM Mash Up: This Week (Feb 18 - 24)

CAM Mashup

This week in the CAM Mashup: The board is the lynchpin of your community, be sure they're supported as thoroughly as possible!

TOPS [ONE] Gives Flexibility and Freedom to Community Association Managers


The perfect work/life balance can seem out of reach for many. But Trever Midgley of HOA Strategies has found personal freedom, exponential business growth, and constant support for all of his company's needs with TOPS [ONE].

CAM Mash Up: This Week (Feb 11 - 17)

CAM Mashup

This week in the CAM Mashup: Talking tech and talking turkey--two major topics in the industry right now. Find out how to prepare for new tech trends, and the importance of budgeting.

Technology Trends for Community Associations - What Your Homeowners Expect Now and What They'll Want Tomorrow

TOPS [ONE], Innovation

We're talking tech and the reasons why it's so important. From an interview with BetterCondoLife, Andrea Drennen, CMCA, offers her insight into the expectations of homeowners, of CAM professionals, and of the CAM industry's technology offerings.

CAM Mash Up: This Week (Feb 4 - 10)

CAM Mashup

This week in the CAM Mashup: Bragging 'bout the Board! Board members are the heart of every common interest development, HOA, COA, and Co-Op out there, so it's important to know what the Board does and how you can get involved.

Empty Seats on the Board? Try These Volunteer Recruiting Methods that Actually Work

Association Boards

Follow these steps to find and keep great volunteers for your community association boards

CAM Mash Up: This Week (Jan 28 - Feb 3)

CAM Mashup

This week in the CAM Mashup: From the basics to the future, we've got the breakdown of the CAM industry this week!

What's in a Community Association?

Association Living, TOPS [ONE]

Who is in charge of a condo? Who is in charge of an HOA? Or a Co-op? And how does one run a condo or a co-op or an HOA? Understanding their similarities and differences, and finding a technology platform to support the specific needs of each is the first step!

CAM Mash Up: This Week (Jan 21 - 27)

CAM Mashup

This week in the CAM Mashup: The pyramid of community association management and handling every level!

Spring Cleaning - Revamping Records-Keeping in Your HOA or Condo Association

Management Tools, TOPS [ONE]

Keeping records doesn't have to mean scaling mountains of paperwork or getting lost in the digital labyrinth of terabytes of documentation. What you need to keep and where you should be keeping it is easy!

CAM Mash Up: This Week (Jan 14 - 20)

CAM Mashup

This week in the CAM Mashup: Tax season, the government shutdown, and being the best CAM manager you can be!

6 Annual Financial Reports Your Condo or HOA Needs To Keep

Accounting, Featured

Monthly reporting doesn't provide the full picture on financials. Annual reporting gives your trustees access to the full breadth of how the community performed. Learn what reports you should be running each year and why.

Year-End Checklist for CAM Accountants

Accounting, Featured

The busiest time of the year is upon the community association management industry - the dreaded YEAR END. This post is a down and dirty guide to get you through year end. We've got deadlines, helpful tips, a handy checklist - everything you need to make it through year end.

CAM Mash Up: This Week (Jan 7 - 13)

CAM Mashup

This week in the CAM Mashup: Get out there and make 2019 rue the day it ever tried to mess with you!

15 Influential Articles of 2018

Industry Resources, TOPS [ONE]

2018 was chock-full of great insight into the CAM industry from all kinds of angles: from legal news to technology updates, this past year had a lot to offer, and we've got all the best tidbits right here at your fingertips.

CAM Mash Up: This Week (Dec 23 - 29)

CAM Mashup

This week in the CAM Mashup: Education is the key to success!

The Ultimate List of CAM Industry Events in 2019

CAM Industry, Featured

We've compiled a huge list of 2019 CAM events to encourage you to take advantage of the professional development opportunities happening in your area!

CAM Mash Up: This Week (Dec 16 - Dec 22)

CAM Mashup

This week in the CAM Mashup: This year, make the move over to web-based software, and ramp up to your "New Year, New You" status!

Shed the Weight of Your Servers This Holiday Season

CAM Managers, TOPS [ONE]

It’s no secret that we’re big advocates for web-based software here at TOPS. Find out why that is, and why moving to a web-based platform should be your New Year's Resolution!

CAM Mash Up: This Week (Dec 9 - Dec 15)

CAM Mashup

This week in the CAM Mashup: Taking a deep breath and staying in the moment. The stress of year-end can be handled, and YOU can handle it.

The Last Minute Gift Guide for Your Favorite Community Association Manager

TOPS [ONE], Holiday

Give the gift they really want this year! Maybe that's a new pair of rain boots, or some of the world's strongest coffee. Whatever kind of CAM you're buying for, we've got a gift they'll love!

CAM Mash Up: This Week (Dec 2 - Dec 8)

CAM Mashup

This week in the CAM Mashup: It's the time of year when change is all around us! What kind of changes can you make this holiday season?

Letters From the President - A Look Back

TOPS, Letters from the President

2018 was a year spent bettering ourselves as a company, as a product, and as a support system for our clients. We're proud of the work we've accomplished in the last year, and excited to see what 2019 brings, for us and for you! Thank you for being part of the TOPS family!

Are These 5 Things Preventing Your CAM Management Company from Going Paperless?

CAM Industry, Technology

Are we doomed to be storing paper copies of community data for the next 40 years? Five barriers that are preventing community association management companies from going paperless today.

CAM Mash Up: This Week (Nov 25 - Dec 1)

CAM Mashup

This week in the CAM Mashup: Handling stress and anxiety, and getting the jump on work life.