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

CAM Mashup this Week: We kick off the new year (and the beginning of year-end) with a bang - New tax codes, predictions, a podcast and more!

Tax Cuts and Jobs Act

Accounting, Featured, Guest Post

James Ernst, CPA, explains what impact the newly-passed Tax Cuts and Jobs Act will have on Common Interest Realty Associations (CIRAs) beginning Jan. 1, 2018.

CAM Mash Up: This Week (Dec 31 - Jan 06)

CAM Mashup

CAM Mashup this Week: A look back and a step forward, we're ringing in the new year with some of the best content from 2017, and tips to make 2018 great!

13 of the Most Influential Articles of 2017

CAM Industry

Since 2017 is almost over, let's look back on some of the most powerful articles and news updates that we had throughout the year!

CAM Mash Up: This Week (Dec 24 - 30)

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CAM Mashup this Week: We announce a winner, last minute gift guide, tips to stay safe when you're away from home, and more!

Last Minute Gift Ideas for the CAM Pros in Your Life

CAM Managers

It's not too late to grab that perfect gift for your favorite CAM Professional! Here are 12 great last-minute holiday gifts for the CAM in your life!

CAM Mash Up: This Week (Dec 17 - 23)

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CAM Mashup this Week: Financial management, Net Neutrality, how foreclosures can impact your community, a $1500 CAMfire giveaway, and more!

What is Net Neutrality and Why is it Important to CAM Professionals?

Technology, Association Living, Featured

The FCC is voting to repeal Net Neutrality, jeopardizing the freedom of access that we rely on today. Here's what that could mean for you.

What Happens if Your Business Doesn't File Year-End Reporting Forms?

Accounting, Featured

Understand the importance of filing, the penalties of not filing on time or at all, and what such missteps can mean for your employees and contractors

CAM Mash Up: This Week (Dec 10 - 16)

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CAM Mashup this Week: Get ready for the holidays with tips, checklists and templates to help you automate and schedule important tasks ahead of time

Courting a New Association? How to Impress the Board

Marketing and Sales

In the highly competitive CAM market it's hard to stand out. One way you can do that is in the sales documents you provide to potential new association clients.

CAM Mash Up: This Week (Dec 03 - 09)

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CAM Mashup this Week: Being a better coworker, landing your pitch, building value in your community, and more!

Pitching to the Board: A Sales Presentation for Management Companies

Featured, Marketing and Sales

Your pitch deck is your intro, your elevator pitch, your sales brochure and your proposal all wrapped up into one visual presentation. Here's what to put in it.

CAM Mash Up: This Week (Nov 19 - Nov 25, 2017)

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CAM Mashup this Week: Service dog fraud, teamwork, solar panels, and a CMCA study guide!

Handle Holiday Drama like the Pro Community Association Manager You Are!

CAM Industry

Holidays? More like Dramadays. Family is fab, maybe almost as fab as the feast! But sometimes, they can be a little much. Ditch the drama with this fun quiz!

CAM Mash Up: This Week (Nov 12 - Nov 18, 2017)

CAM Mashup

CAM Mashup this Week: Will the new tax code affect community associations? How are you treating your brain? Are there alternatives to the lien? Answers here!

Beyond Letters and Fines: When to Take Further Actions

Accounting, Featured

The lien is like the nuclear 'football' that follows the president. It should be considered only as a last resort, and with extreme prejudice by the board. Consider these alternative options when homeowners are in arrears.

CAM Mash Up: This Week (Nov 5 - Nov 11, 2017)

CAM Mashup

CAM Mashup this Week: modern living, life hacking hackers, and measuring your community collections health.

Measuring the health of your community collections process

Accounting, Association Boards, Featured

A poor collections process can result in higher dues, special assessments, loss of amenities and even being turned down for loans. What grade is your community?

CAM Mash Up: This Week (Oct. 29 - Nov 3, 2017)

CAM Mashup

CAM Mashup this Week: To stay safe, make prevention a priority through cyber security, fraud drills and reserves funding!

Ensuring a Successful Reserve for Your Community

Accounting, Partners, Webinars

Keeping reserves funded can be challenging without first establishing what your community needs. Robert Nordlund has ideas on how to ensure continued success.

CAM Mash Up: This Week (Oct. 22 - 28, 2017)

CAM Mashup

CAM Mashup this Week: The Golden Rules of CAM! Online safety, sharing amenities, and respecting Mother Earth are just a few of the topics we're covering!

International Espionage and You: Why a Russian Hack Matters to Community Associations

Technology, Featured

The recent revelation that Russian hackers may have used Kaspersy's antivirus software could have ramifications for your community association management company.

CAM Mash Up: This Week (Oct 15 - 21, 2017)

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Between difficult decisions, time commitments, limited budgets and difficult people, a good trustee deserves a Nobel Peace Prize. This is the next best thing.

CAM Mash Up: This Week (Oct. 8 - 14, 2017)

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CAM Mashup this Week: Staying in the green, saving green, and going green, plus rules and how to break them!

CAM Mash Up: This Week (Oct. 1 - 7, 2017)

CAM Mashup

CAM Mashup this Week: Not one but TWO budget survival guides, plus prioritizing major projects and Gen Z in the workforce