Should Your Management Company Pricing be Public?

Management Companies

Hidden pricing is one of the oldest tricks in the book, but is it doing you any favors? For TOPS, we realized it was time to break free of industry expectations and make our pricing public. Should you do the same?

This is the Right Way to Respond to Disaster in Community Association Management

Management Companies, Association Living, Featured

In the wake of Hurricane Harvey, the Houston CAI chapter sent a letter to area CAM Professionals. What it said will change the way you look at disaster recovery.

Feeling Isolated? How Information Silos are Hurting Your Management Company

Management Companies, Featured

Information silos result in lost time, lost money, and miscommunications. Is your community association management business suffering? Learn the types of data silos and how you can resolve them.

Hiring a Property Manager? She's Right Under Your Nose

CAM Managers, Management Companies, Featured

Management companies are seeking new ways to attract the best community association management talent. But your best talent may be right under your nose!

Negotiating the Sale of a Management Company

CAM Industry, Management Companies, Featured

Sales agreements can be tricky. Here is some important information for Buyers and Sellers to keep in mind while negotiating the sale of a management company.

How Much is my CAM Management Company Really Worth?

Management Companies, Featured

If sweat equity equaled real world value, we would be millionaires many times over. So how do you calculate the sell value of your CAM Management Company?

Reality Check: Your Management Company Isn't Worth What You Think It Is

Management Companies

It’s easy to confuse the sweat equity and effort it takes to run a management company with the value it is worth when you go to sell it.

Management Companies: What does your brand say about you?

Management Companies

Your brand can build up the financial value of your organization, create credibility and trust, inspire your employees, and make it easier to acquire new customers. But it also may be the most misunderstood and under-utilized tools for businesses of all sizes.

Make More Money When You Replace Your Mailings With This

Management Companies

One management company analysis the true costs of mail versus email and shares their results (and a free spreadsheet) with us.

When your Management Company has a Conflict of Interest

Management Companies

Four things you can do when your management company has a conflict of interest

Alternative Revenue Streams for Community Association Management

Management Companies

Your management company doesn't have to live on the financial edge. Learn how to increase profits with a combination of cost cutting measures and alternative revenue streams.

The Bottom Line in Paperless CAM Management is your Bottom Line

Management Companies, Technology

Saving money is a very good incentive to start your journey toward a paperless office in your community association management company. Learn how.

Out of Date and Hard to Reach. Are Sloth & Pride Hurting Your CAM Website?

Management Companies, Technology

Are poor website choices sending your visitors away from your management company website? Learn what to look for when updating and how to make your site more inviting to visitors.

Management Companies: What's Missing From Your Org Chart? [Free Report]

Management Companies

How does your management company's org chart stack up against your competition? Do you meet the new golden ratio for employees to clients? These and many more questions answered in a free report on the state of the CAM industry: Management Company Organization.

4 Steps To Management Company Success (Your New Year's Resolutions)

Management Companies

Did 2015 go by too fast for you to complete your goals? Here are 4 resolutions you can actually keep to improve your CAM Management Company in the coming year.

4 Easy Steps to Manage Risk for your Property Management Company

Management Companies

CAM Managers work to identify and mitigate risk for your clients every day. But the majority of community association management companies do not have a risk management plan in place. Follow these steps to get started now.

The best places to find (and post) CAM professional jobs

CAM Managers, Management Companies, Featured

Whether you're a community association professional looking for a job, or a management company looking for a new addition to your team, here are tips on where to go and what to do to find the perfect CAM job (or candidate) online.

Breaking Up is Hard to Do: Client Retention in Your Management Company

Management Companies

Breaking up with clients when it's not your choice can be crushing to both your ego and your bottom line. Learn your retention rate and employ these simple strategies to boost profits and limit loss.

Feeling exposed? How to Prevent Data Breaches in CAM Management

Management Companies, Technology

While the CAM industry might not be on the front lines when it comes to data and information breaches, data security is important to CAM Management.

Is Your Management Company Suffering from Growing Pains?

CAM Managers, Management Companies

Is your management company ready for rapid growth? First, you'll need to get past growing pains within your own organization.

Survey: Compare Your Management Company to Your Peers

Management Companies

Have you ever wondered where your management company fits in relation to your peers? Help us find out with this 3-minute survey.

The Impact of Employee Turnover to your Management Company

Management Companies

No matter how large your management company, losing an employee can have a lot of negative consequences. Learn the true costs of turnover, and what you can do to prevent it.

Centralize your CAM Management to be the Greatest Show on Earth

Management Companies, Technology

As many professionals in the community association management arena have likely learned the hard way, tasks can build up quickly, important responsibilities might fall through the cracks and virtually no resident will have much patience when their needs are not met.

How much should I charge for my management services?

Management Companies

A comprehensive how to guide to setting prices for your community association management services. Includes free sample pricing matrix and schedule of reimbursable expenses.

The End of the Line for Mediocre Management Companies

CAM Industry, Management Companies, Technology

If profit margins are thin and competition is fierce, why are there so many mediocre community association management companies?

Ten rounds in the Ring: Community Association Management Software vs Generic Accounting Software.

Accounting, Management Companies, Technology

It's the fight of the century! We pit industry specific Condo/HOA Accounting software against off-the-shelf general purpose accounting software.

Top 10 CAM Industry LinkedIn Groups

CAM Industry, Management Companies

It's not what you know, it's who you know. Learn to leverage LinkedIn Groups to raise your networking skills to the next level. We give you the top groups you can join in the community association management industry.