Technology

 

How to Get More Done in 8 Hours with TOPS [ONE]

If you are a property manager, we know it can be challenging to find time in your day to finish everything on your to-do list. All too often, we hear that there are just not enough hours in the day. But what if we told you there was a way to get more done, without […]

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Why It’s Time to Modernize Your HOA Software

If your homeowner’s association uses a clunky mix of tech tools, it’s time to consider upgrading. Modernizing your HOA software can help reduce expenses while increasing efficiency for communities and property managers alike. It’s time to make a change that transforms your association or property management company. Not quite convinced? Below, we’ll look at eight […]

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What COVID-19 Has Taught Us About Community Management

The start of the pandemic and the shutdowns that ensued sent many businesses scrambling to figure out how to keep everything running. Everyone has learned something during this time, including those of us in the community management space. Luckily, the community management lessons learned can be an ongoing part of your strategy. It’s fair to […]

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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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Community Management Software

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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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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Community Management Software for Your Self-Managed Community

Get the Best Software for a Self-Managed Association Being part of a self-managed community association offers a different set of challenges that normal property management companies don’t have to deal with. As a self-managed association, you are putting the responsibility of running a community on your own shoulders. This means you are probably working with […]

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TOP Three Ways to Stay Connected with Your Residents

The Importance of Resident Communication An often-overlooked aspect of managing a community is the relationship between the board and its residents. Some communities may take an “us versus them” mentality when it comes to residents, but that does not lead to a healthy living environment. Reducing friction between residents and board members leads to a […]

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