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Property Management Automation Levels Up Your Workflow

These 5 Powerful Property Management Automations Will Level Up Your Workflow

Do you ever feel that property management work never seems to end? Or do you wonder how property management automation might help with the continual stress? Truly, HOA management includes a constant stream of accounting tasks, requests and queries, violation tracking, documentation, and financial reports. And that’s only to name a few. Multiply that by […]

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Community Association Expenses

Predicting and Accounting for Community Association Expenses

Taking charge of a community association budget requires a great deal of planning and preparation and detailed, accurate record keeping. While some community associations employ a property management accountant to handle their financial affairs, others share the responsibilities between their board members and volunteers. In either case, predicting and accounting for annual expenses is a […]

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How to Increase Owners’ Self Service with Property Management Software

As a property manager, you know all too well that it comes with a lot to juggle — managing payments, tracking late fees and service requests, sending out notices, and organizing documentation. There’s no doubt that you know what you are doing. But are you doing it efficiently? You might be managing one property or […]

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How Much Does Property Management Software Cost?

Property management comes with a lot to juggle. So, it simply makes sense to organize the workload with software dedicated to the task and which reduces the heavy lifting. Reporting, accounting, communications — these are just a few things that have to be managed on a day-to-day basis. But that’s where a software solution can […]

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How to Build a Great HOA Board

The key to any successful homeowners association is having a competent and dedicated board of directors. HOA board members are responsible for running their community and overseeing its legal and financial business. They are democratically elected by the HOA members and make decisions on their behalf. The exact workings of any HOA vary from association […]

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Basic Requirements of HOA Accounting and Reporting

As a Homeowners Association Board Member, you have many responsibilities and duties regarding your residential community, and one of the most important among them is accountancy. Though your HOA is not profit-driven, the association still handles revenue and incurs expenses like any other business organization. It is, therefore, essential that you feel informed about the […]

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Time to Retire TOPS PRO/IQ and Boost Efficiency and Profitability with TOPS [ONE]

You’ve been using TOPS PRO and TOPS IQ for a while now and have noticed the advantages of having property management software to grow your organization. Your HOA members are more productive. Your budgets and vendor payouts are up to date. Your community has been thriving more than ever. In general, things are going well. […]

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Empower Your Board Members with Technology

Technology has the power to transform the way we do things. This is especially true for an online property management system, like TOPS [ONE]. Board members get access to real-time data about homeowners and their properties, vendors, accounts payable (AP), accounts receivable (AR), violations, and anything else they may want to know about the properties […]

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Reduce Your Accounts Payable Workload by Half in 2022

Accounts payable (AP) is the bane of every property manager’s existence. Every month, you have to process an assortment of mailed and emailed invoices from contractors and vendors, enter them into your software system, reconcile if necessary (which it always seems to be), pay them on time (or not)… and that’s just for one community! […]

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Why Transparency with Residents & Board Members Is a Must for 2022

In a time when watches can tell us our heart rate, steps taken, calories burned, and other data points, it’s clear that people want to know more. They want details, not just the time (or the basics), and they want them now. So, do you think anyone wants less from their property management system website? […]

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