CAM Mash Up: This Week (May 20-26)

Posted by Rachel Fox on May 20, 2018

As the summer months approach, a lot comes with it, and not just the imposing heat index. Children are out of school, the sun is out a little longer, and life just finds a way to get a little crazier. This week's CAM Mash Up is blending the best information for HOAs during the summer months (like community pool maintenance and how to generally keep your community more engaged) as well as some fun information that can be held onto all year long.

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 please share it too!

Just Keep Swimming

May is National Drowning Prevention month and this article has compiled a checklist of things you should do to your community pool to prevent drownings and injuries. From how to properly maintain the pool area to how to finding the way to draw a line between danger and fun. Just in case those lines get blurred, it's important to provide proper safety materials to your swimmers. 

Hold On To Those Receipts

As humans, we have a tendency to throw away seemingly unnecessary paperwork. But with your HOA, that should never be an issue. It should never be a problem for your team to pull records from up to seven years ago. This article focuses on the best way to keep records for your HOA or condos.

Finding Your Type Isn't Just For Dating

"If you are shopping for software to help you manage your portfolio of Condos and HOAs, the range of options available to you can be overwhelming. We help you make sense of the many types of Property Management software and how they work for community association management."

We're Not Playing Around When It Comes To Playgrounds

Playgrounds are primarily for monkeying around, especially this time of year when the weather is just right for kids to get outside. But how safe is the equipment your homeowners' children are playing on? From choosing a credible manufacturer, to inspecting and replacing ground material, there are many ways to ensure the safety of your community's young ones.

Can We Go Together?

One of the most exciting parts of having neighbors is the chance to meet and interact with them in a positive way. As an HOA its important to try to facilitate the building of these relationship. This article lists the top ten ways you can increase community interaction and make your community a happier place to live.

And the Winner is...

The TOPS [ONE] Owner Access Portal was honored with a Bronze Stevie for Apps & Mobile Websites at the 2018 American Business Awards this past week. This is the third consecutive year TOPS has been honored for community association management software. This is exciting news for us and our customers.

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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