TOPS Blogs

Explore and learn what's happening at TOPS, plus all of our newest educational content. The latest posts from all three of our blogs are combined below. Be sure to subscribe to get these articles served to your email weekly!

CAM Mash Up: This Week (July 15 - 21)

  July 15, 2018 - CAM Mashup

This week in the CAM Mashup: what to do about neighbors in an argument and why you should be installing a pool in your community.

Should Your Management Company Pricing be Public?

  July 13, 2018 - Management Companies

Hidden pricing is one of the oldest tricks in the book, but is it doing you any favors? For TOPS, we realized it was time to break free of industry expectations and make our pricing public. Should you do the same?

CAM Mash Up: This Week (July 8 - 14)

  July 8, 2018 - CAM Mashup

This week in the CAM Mashup: what to do about neighbors in an argument and why you should be installing a pool in your community.

CAM Mash Up: This Week (July 1 - 7)

  July 1, 2018 - CAM Mashup

This week in the CAM Mashup: The kind of personalities that create success in an HOA board to the best ways to communicate with board members.

When Your Boards Play Politics

  June 29, 2018 - Legal

Politics are messy. And supporting politicians can be a dangerous game. Find out how a community or board member can show support or represent the industry, and how they can't.

Unsung Heroes of TOPS: Ki Han

  June 28, 2018 - Featured

We want to give you a peek behind the curtain to see all of the many helping hands who have helped build TOPS Software into the company we are today! Today we're shining a light on Ki Han, the powerhouse behind TOPS Professional!

Tips From TOPS Vol. 2

  June 28, 2018 - Customers

These tips are TOPS! With this new series, we'll be bringing you helpful tips to make your TOPS software work best for your needs. Vol. 2 is letting you know about all of the new features to our programs, plus how to make your transition to TOPS [ONE] easy as pie!

CAM Mash Up: This Week (June 24 - 30)

  June 24, 2018 - CAM Mashup

This week in the CAM Mashup:. all of the tips that will have your Community Association running smoothly.

Automation and You: Admitting When a Process Isn't Working

  June 21, 2018 - Technology, Management Tools, Featured

Every activity you perform in business has a process. Aligning these processes into a workflow is one of the most crucial steps in automating your business. What is also important is knowing exactly how a workflow really helps your business.

CAM Mash Up: This Week (June 17 - 23)

  June 17, 2018 - CAM Mashup

This week in the CAM Mashup: Be prepared! From making summer plans for your community to keeping your association safe from hurricanes, preparation is everything.

Communication is Key, Even in Community Association Management

  June 15, 2018 - CAM Managers, Featured

Tom Willis, PCAM®, has a lot to say about the lack of resources available for CAM Professionals to best serve their customers. So do we.

CAM Mash Up: This Week (June 10 - 16)

  June 10, 2018 - CAM Mashup

This week in the CAM Mashup: Be prepared! From making summer plans for your community to keeping your association safe from hurricanes, preparation is everything.

Automation and You: Implementing Workflows

  June 7, 2018 - Technology, Management Tools, Featured

Every activity you perform in business has a process. Aligning these processes into a workflow is one of the most crucial steps in automating your business.

CAM Mash Up: This Week (June 3 - 9)

  June 3, 2018 - CAM Mashup

This week in the CAM Mashup: Don't get heated this summer! Find out how to stave off board-member burnout, mean-mail repercussions, and community pool contagions.

TOPS Software Partners with Significant Digits, Inc. to Provide Utility Billing Options for Community Associations

  June 1, 2018 - Partners, TOPS [ONE] Integration

Leaders in their respective fields, TOPS Software and Significant Digits, Inc. have announced a new partnership that will strengthen TOPS product offerings by providing powerful utility billing to HOA and Condo managers.

Future-Proofing Your Management Company [Free eBook]

  May 31, 2018 - Technology, Featured

As a Community Association Management company, you must keep up with evolving customer demands, reduce costs, and increase efficiency. Our new eBook will teach you how to use automation to turn your organization into a future-proof, efficient, machine!

Tips From TOPS Vol. 1

  May 31, 2018 - Customers

These tips are TOPS! With this new series, we'll be bringing you helpful tips to make your TOPS software work best for your needs. Vol. 1 covers uploading documentation to the Owner Access portal, resetting forgotten passwords, how to submit a support ticket, and plenty more!

CAM Mash Up: This Week (May 27- June 2)

  May 27, 2018 - CAM Mashup

This week in the CAM Mashup: The skies are opening and bringing forth the dreaded summer hurricane season. Make sure you're ready, wherever you may be, for gross weather with helpful tips on landscaping preparedness, HOA insurance, and handling surprise expenses. Plus a quick rundown of the GDPR!

The GDPR and, Well, Everyone

  May 25, 2018 - Legal

Time for us to practice what we preach! We strive to keep all of our readers and clients in compliance with new laws as they pop up. With the implementation of the GDPR, it's our turn to do just that. See what changes we've made to our website and why.

Exciting News For TOPS Professional Users: Themes Are Back!

  May 24, 2018 - Program Updates

We're bringing back TOPS Professional themes with our new Theme Store!

TOPS [ONE] 4.1.0.5 Update

  May 21, 2018 - Program Updates, TOPS [ONE]

The TOPS [ONE] team has added two brand new features: Document Storage and AP Signatures. Additionally users can enjoy a completely revamped Bank Reconciliation screen and several new reports. See all of the new features and updates here.

CAM Mash Up: This Week (May 20-26)

  May 20, 2018 - CAM Mashup

Summer is almost here! Keep up to date with ideas that will get your community as ready for the oncoming months as possible, including pool and playground maintenance, and fun activities for the whole HOA to participate in.

TOPS [ONE] Owner Access Portal Honored As Bronze Stevie® Award Winner for Apps & Mobile Websites in 2018 American Business Awards®

  May 17, 2018 - Management Tools, TOPS [ONE], Awards

TOPS Software, LLC was named the winner of a Bronze Stevie® Award for their TOPS [ONE] Owner Access Portal in the Real Estate classification of the App and Mobile Websites category in the 16th Annual American Business Awards® last week.

Tim Vollman Joins TOPS Software as Chief Operating Officer

  May 9, 2018 - TOPS

Veteran executive with extensive experience helping technology companies grow will empower TOPS to build their market position in the Condo & HOA Management Software Industry.

4 Things You Must Experience at CAI National

  May 2, 2018 - CAM Industry

Flustered on what to make time for when you head out to a trade show? With CAI around the corner, we've compiled a list of must-see activities just about every trade show has to offer. See what will really help you make the most our of your conference experience!

TOPS Software, LLC Named Top Workplace in Tampa Bay

  May 1, 2018 - Awards, Featured

TOPS Software, LLC, a leading provider of Community Association Management software, was recently named one of Tampa Bay’s Top Workplaces 2018 by the Tampa Bay Times. This marks the third consecutive year that TOPS Software has won a space on this prestigious list.

Support Improvements & Client Comments

  May 1, 2018 - Technical Support

We are thrilled to report that our support response times have dramatically improved, and we are now hearing some very positive feedback from customers.

TOPS Software, LLC Named Platinum Readers’ Choice Award Winner

  April 25, 2018 - Awards

TOPS Software, a leading provider of accounting-based community association management software for Condo, Co-Op and Homeowners Associations, has been named a Platinum Readers' Choice Award Winner for 2018 by the Florida Community Association Journal magazine.

TOPS Software Partners with Axela Technologies to Provide Community Associations with Fully Automated Collection Solutions

  April 13, 2018 - Technology, Partners

TOPS Software announces new integration with Axela Technologies to provide TOPS users with additional options to collect on delinquent assessments.

New to TOPS | Making Your Tools Work for You

  March 29, 2018 - Technical Support, Technology, Customers, TOPS

Like cooking good food, you only get out of your software what you put into it. If you can put in the time to learn how to use the tools at your disposal, your TOPS experience can be so much better. Learn about the tools available to TOPS [ONE] clients.

TOPS Support to Offer Multilingual Services

  March 29, 2018 - Customers, TOPS

TOPS Software is pleased to announce that beginning in April, our Support channel will officially be multilingual, offering phone support in English and Spanish

TOPS [ONE] 4.0.2.3 Update

  March 26, 2018 - Program Updates, TOPS [ONE]

The TOPS [ONE] team has updated the program with expanded AR functionality, a revised community setup process, new GL report export styling options, and more! See all of the new features and updates here.

TOPS welcomes BillingTree as Payments Services partner offering solutions to TOPS Professional, TOPS iQ and TOPS ONE customers

  February 28, 2018 - Partners, TOPS [ONE] Integration

TOPS Software LLC integrates Billingtree and Payrazr technology to run on its new TOPS [ONE] HOA solution.

AvidXchange™ and TOPS Expands its Strategic Partnership

  February 27, 2018 - Partners, TOPS Connect

AvidXchange™ and TOPS Software announced an expansion to its strategic partnership. Since 2009, both teams have worked to deliver a best-in-class solution to meet the needs of community association management (CAM) companies.

HOAst, Inc offers Online Voting Services for TOPS Clients

  February 12, 2018 - TOPS iQ Integration, TOPS Connect, TOPS [ONE] Integration

MyHOAst Pro, the online e-voting platform is available as a plugin via the TOPS Connect API for Condo and HOA management customers.

FRONTSTEPS to Sponsor CAMfire Conference 2018

  February 9, 2018 - Partners, CAMfire

FRONTSTEPS will be the exclusive gold sponsor of CAMfire, a community association management conference in Orlando, Florida February 28-March 2nd 2018.