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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Self-Managed HOAs

Should Your HOA Go Self-Managed?

For most HOAs, there are two options: work with a property management company to handle the day-to-day operations of your organization or go self-managed and take on all the responsibility in-house.But which of these is the right solution for your HOA? And how can you ensure that everything runs smoothly if you choose to go […]

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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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How State Laws Affect Community Associations

As a condominium owner association (COA) or homeowner association (HOA), it is part of your responsibility to uphold rules and regulations that aim to keep your community safe and comfortable for all current and future residents. While this is true, these rules must be in unison with the development’s bylaws, covenants, conditions & restrictions (CC&Rs), […]

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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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Calculating ROI for Property Management Software

Asking yourself if property management software is worth the cost? We have a hunch that once you realize how much you’ll reap in savings, you’ll be ready to make the investment. An ROI calculation can help you get an idea of how much you’ll save. ROI stands for return on investment, and it reveals whether […]

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Getting the Most Out of TOPS [ONE]

Many property managers are trying to find ways to increase their efficiency and save time. The best way they can do this is by implementing TOPS [ONE] into their business. Adopting the right property management software will simplify your daily operations from managing finances to engaging with homeowners and working with vendors. Let’s look at […]

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5 Easy Steps to Move to TOPS [ONE]

Property management companies are busy! TOPS [ONE] alleviates time spent on most tasks. For example, a TOPS client saves 250 hours per month in community visits. Site visits that used to take two hours, now only take 45 minutes with the all-in-one property management solution. We get it…when it comes to change management, it can […]

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