What's in a Community Association?

TOPS [ONE], Association Living

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

Featured, CAM Industry

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

TOPS [ONE], CAM Managers

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

Holiday, TOPS [ONE]

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?

Technology, CAM Industry

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.

Pass the Salt and a Side of Efficiency, Please!

Holiday, Management Tools

Ready for a stress-free holiday? Take this quiz and see what features in TOPS [ONE] can make sure your work life stays at work while you bask in the delicious smell of green bean casserole.

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

CAM Mashup

This week in the CAM Mashup: Healthy Boards make Happy Communities.

Time Savers for Community Association Managers

CAM Managers

For community association managers, one thing stands out. CAM Managers need more time. These time-saving tips and efficiency tricks will help.

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

CAM Mashup

This week in the CAM Mashup: Differences and why they're so important!

Turnover Happens - TOPS [ONE] Makes It Less Painful

TOPS [ONE], Technology

Turnovers aren't always tasty. Replacing an employee or board member can be exhausting, and can result in a huge gap of collective information. With TOPS [ONE], that data is all in one place, ready and waiting for whoever comes next.

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

CAM Mashup

This week in the CAM Mashup: Problems and solutions, all in once place, right here in this week's CAM Mashup!

Get Engaged with Your Homeowners This Voting Season

TOPS [ONE], Management Tools

The Annual General Meeting is right around the corner, are you prepared? Even more, are your homeowners prepared? Make sure they know in advance when and where to show up, and why. See how TOPS [ONE] can help give you a boost in homeowner turnout to the AGM.

Letters From the President - It's a Partnership

TOPS, Letters from the President

You aren't just another faceless client in a book of names--not to us. At TOPS, you're more than just someone we service, you're our partner, and it's our job to make you as successful as we possibly can.

CAM Mash Up: This Week (Oct 28- Nov 3)

CAM Mashup

This week in the CAM Mashup: Trick or Treat? No, trick AND treat! Get the latest tricks and life hacks, plus the tastiest treats, all right here in this week's CAM Mashup!