CAM Mash Up: This Week (April 15 - 21)

CAM Mashup

This week in the CAM Mashup: How can you best maintain community association success?

Before Legal Action: How to collect past due assessments [Free Sample Collection Letters]

Accounting

The vast majority of late assessments can be collected long before you reach that critical mass, and you don't have to be a jerk get the money the association is owed. Here's how...

CAM Mash Up: This Week (April 8 - 14)

CAM Mashup

This week in the CAM Mashup: Self-sufficiency is the most valuable foundation you can lay for yourself in the CAM industry.

Self-Managed HOAs: Navigating Community Association Management Software

TOPS [ONE], Self-Managed Communities

"What advice you would give HOAs as to navigating all of the different software solutions and finding the right one?" Sterling Jenkins of Gladly asked this question in a LinkedIn forum over the weekend. Here's my full answer.

CAM Mash Up: This Week (April 1 - 7)

CAM Mashup

This week in the CAM Mashup: Technology and how it impacts your community, and working with your management team to make it work!

So You're Thinking of Starting a Management Company

CAM Managers, Management Companies

If you've been thinking of starting a management company, let an industry expert guide you.

CAM Mash Up: This Week (March 25 - 31)

CAM Mashup

This week in the CAM Mashup: Legal awareness and the possibility of self-managing your association.

HOA Management: Should Your Community Self-Manage or Hire a Pro?

Association Living, TOPS [ONE]

Self-management offers so much control over community goings-on, making self-governed associations appealing for many. How do you do it without going crazy, though? The right people, the right tools, and the right plans.

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

CAM Mashup

This week in the CAM Mashup: Learning the rules and manager appreciation!

When Your Governing Documents Clash with State Laws

Management Companies, Industry Resources

Running your community association is no small task. There are a lot of rules about how it's done and sometimes a lot of laws on top of them. Knowing your order of operations is important!

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

CAM Mashup

This week in the CAM Mashup: Policies and regulations, let's cover the basics today, shall we?

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

TOPS [ONE]

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!