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How To Manage Remote Workers While Keeping Them Productive And Engaged With Your HOA [Free eBook]

While There Are Challenges Involved With Remote Work, There Are Many Benefits If an Organization Is Well-Prepared With Best Practices They Can Implement Enterprise-Wide As businesses shift to move their employees to a fully remote workforce, we want to share some best practices that we’ve learned over the years for strong business continuity, that will […]

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So You’re Thinking of Starting a Property Management Company

Note: This article has been updated since it’s original publication. This article, penned by TOPS founder Jeff Hardy, is an insightful look into not only what it takes to start your own management company, but also to understand the benefits a management company brings to your community should you choose the PMC route instead of […]

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

Note: This article has been updated since it’s original publication. Homeowner Collections is an unsavory topic. It’s no fun to be ‘THAT guy’ who is going after down-on-their-luck neighbors and demanding money. Of course, in a homeowners association, you always have the nuclear option for collections—the home lien—but that should really be a last resort. […]

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3 Things Every CAM Manager Should Know About HOA Resales [Free Estoppel Letter Template]

Note: This article has been updated since it’s original publication. An important aspect of any professional CAM manager’s job is dealing with home resales that occur in the community. Unlike the realtors, brokers and other real estate professionals who are looking out for the interests of the seller or the buyer in a sale, the […]

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How To Manage Remote Workers While Keeping Them Productive And Engaged With Your HOA [Free eBook]

While There Are Challenges Involved With Remote Work, There Are Many Benefits If an Organization Is Well-Prepared With Best Practices They Can Implement Enterprise-Wide As businesses shift to move their employees to a fully remote workforce, we want to share some best practices that we’ve learned over the years for strong business continuity, that will […]

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7 Keys to Improving Your Management Company Profitability

Profitability and company growth are top of mind for every Property Management Company. But hidden inefficiencies could keep you from achieving all of your financial objectives. FREE Download: 7 Keys to Improving Your Management Company Profitability In this PDF, TOPS President and CEO, Mike Hardy explains how how you can unlock the full potential of […]

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How To Run A Condo Association

Note: This article has been updated since it’s original publication. 3-15-2019 Your Definitive Guide to Managing a Condominium Association The American Dream of homeownership with a picket fence and a yard has changed. Today, approximately 40% of homeowners live in a condominium, not a stand-alone house. According to the National and State Statistical Review conducted […]

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Condo Amenities and Luxury Condo Living Trends for 2020

Pools and Gyms Are Standard Conveniences When It Comes to Condo Living To differentiate your condo lifestyle from those of competing communities, you need to think about the interests and preferences of residents. Nest Hello Doorbells and Learning Thermostats are common in single-family homes throughout the U.S., and the 40 percent of American homeowners who […]

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The Ultimate Condo and HOA Property Management Checklist

The Ultimate Condo and HOA Property Management Checklist

Running an HOA or Condo Association Is a Lot of Work If you’re new to the Board of Directors or require a refresh on the essential elements of running a community, this is the property management checklist for you. Governing Documents Every association requires Governing Documents. It’s a set of rules that govern the condo […]

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How To Prepare Your HOA For A Hurricane with Cloud-Based Software for Disaster Continuation

Late summer and early fall are the most active months of the year when it comes to hurricanes. Does your HOA (Homeowners Association) have a hurricane plan in place? Are the financial information, contracts, and other important data stored using cloud-based software for disaster continuation? Hurricane season lasts for six months, from June 1 until […]

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3 Things Every CAM Manager Should Know About HOA Resales [Free Estoppel Letter Template]

3 Things Every CAM Manager Should Know About HOA Resales [Free Estoppel Letter Template]

Note: This article has been updated since it’s original publication. An important aspect of any professional CAM manager’s job is dealing with home resales that occur in the community. Unlike the realtors, brokers and other real estate professionals who are looking out for the interests of the seller or the buyer in a sale, the […]

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

Note: This article has been updated since it’s original publication. Homeowner Collections is an unsavory topic. It’s no fun to be ‘THAT guy’ who is going after down-on-their-luck neighbors and demanding money. Of course, in a homeowners association, you always have the nuclear option for collections—the home lien—but that should really be a last resort. […]

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So You’re Thinking of Starting a Property Management Company

Note: This article has been updated since it’s original publication. This article, penned by TOPS founder Jeff Hardy, is an insightful look into not only what it takes to start your own management company, but also to understand the benefits a management company brings to your community should you choose the PMC route instead of […]

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Year-End Checklist for CAM Accountants

Year-End Checklist for CAM Accountants

Note: This article has been updated since it’s original publication. It’s the new year. The holidays are over and if you’re a CAM Accounting professional, now is when the real work begins. That’s because the new year also marks the beginning of a much more stressful time in community association accounting – Year End. If […]

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