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3 Ways TOPS Improves Community Communication & How It Can Help Your Community

Poor communication can damage your community’s overall morale. Is your staff overloaded with phone calls, inadvertently letting things fall through the cracks, and not getting back to residents about their requests? TOPS can help improve community communication and get your team working at their highest productivity levels. Continue reading to learn three ways our property […]

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How TOPS Helps You Manage Your Entire Community with [ONE] System

Does this sound like a typical to-do list for your mornings? Follow-up with a third-party vendor for the fourth time this week about a roof leak Send an email blast to residents about a broken pool heater Review financial statements Prepare a budget In the day of “there’s a tool for that,” Property Managers typically integrate […]

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How Property Management Software Simplifies Financial Reporting

Financial reporting for any aspect of community management relies heavily on the orchestration of all. Residents must make an effort to pay dues on time and communicate any issues they find on the premises. Administrative staff need to stay diligent to record the day-to-day activities from many sources like the mail, the drop box, email, […]

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The Advantages of Software for a Self-Managed Association

Becoming, or remaining, self-managed is a difficult choice for any association regardless of size. Each new board election or budget period is often the best time to ask the question, if self-managing the community will allow the community to thrive? The professional management fees may give an inexperienced board sticker shock at times, but those […]

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5 Reasons Why Automation Is a Game Changer for 2021

Changing the Way We Do Business in 2021 There are several big tech trends to look forward to in 2021, with automation being at the forefront. Automation is designed to make work easier by automatically generating information. For community managers, there are a lot of automation options when it comes to things like collections, accounting, […]

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Property Management Industry Trends to Watch in 2021

The Property Management Field in 2021 Property management is an everchanging field and staying on top of new trends is essential for property managers. Property managers will still be feeling the effects of 2020 in the new year, but that doesn’t mean you can’t prepare and take the lessons learned to prosper in 2021. Here […]

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How to Audit During a Pandemic

Preparing Your Community for Audit When running an HOA or community association, it’s important to be aware of your state’s rules regarding community audits. Many states require HOA communities to perform an audit once a year, and even if your state doesn’t, you should budget for one anyway. Audits are important in determining your community’s […]

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5 Things to Consider When Budgeting for 2021

Preparing for Budget Season With the start of the new year comes a lot of future planning for community managers. This means taking a hard look at your financials and determining how you will budget for the new year. Your annual budget effects all aspects of your community. How much will you spend on the […]

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What Resolutions Communities Should Make in 2021

Be a Better Property Manager This Year As we leave 2020 in the past and focus on the new year, property managers should make some resolutions to help improve business and culture in their community. There’s always room for improvement and there are many ways for property managers to start the new year off on […]

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Year in Review: TOPS Improvements in 2020

2020 In Review: It is hard to talk about 2020 without sounding cliché. It was crazy, tough, and we saw our world change. No industry went unimpacted, including the property management industry. New challenges arose that many community managers had not faced before. At TOPS we faced many new challenges as well and found ourselves […]

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