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!

We're Hiring CAM Professionals

  March 21, 2018 - TOPS

We're starting a brand new department, and we need community association professionals like you to staff it! Learn more about this exciting opportunity to work with management companies and CAM professionals to help them achieve success.

CAM Mash Up: This Week (Mar 18 - 24)

  March 18, 2018 - CAM Mashup

CAM Mashup this Week: Rules, rules, and more rules! This week's CAM Mashup is dedicated to some of the trending regulations being discussed this week. From populating your HOA Board, to equal housing regulations in terms of transgender persons, to condo resident's rights to privacy, it's all here!

Avoid These Six Common Detours in your Reserve Study "Roadmap to the Future"

  March 16, 2018 - Accounting, Partners, Featured, CAMfire

This year at the CAMfire Conference, Robert Nordlund, CEO of Association Reserves, spoke about the six common detours you'll face in your 'reserve study road map,' and how to avoid them.

CAM Mash Up: This Week (Mar 11 - 17)

  March 11, 2018 - CAM Mashup

CAM Mashup this Week: What do you fear? Public Speaking? Embezzlement? Volunteers with Unreasonable Expectations? Volunteers who Refuse to Step Down? Help for these and more - Read on for this week in community association management!

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.

CAM Mash Up: This Week (Feb 25 - March 3)

  February 25, 2018 - CAM Mashup

CAM Mashup this Week: The word of the week is: EDU-TRAIN-MENT! Check out this week's best in education, training, and entertainment! Still want more? Meet us in Orlando from Feb. 28 - March 2 for The CAMfire Conference--THE industry conference for EDU-TRAIN-MENT!

A Word From Keynote Speaker Randi Bussi

  February 22, 2018 - CAMfire

Randi Bussi, co-author of "Turning Rants Into Raves: Turn Your Customers On Before They Turn On YOU!” has a message for everyone attending CAMfire 2018!

TOPS [ONE] Update

  February 19, 2018 - Program Updates, TOPS [ONE]

The TOPS [ONE] team has updated the program with expanded Cost Center and Custom Reporting Functionality! See all of the new features and updates here.

CAM Mash Up: This Week (Feb 18 - 24)

  February 18, 2018 - CAM Mashup

CAM Mashup this Week: A list of lists to help you better your HOA, better your work life, and better your communication, plus much more.

The Ultimate List of CAM Industry Events in 2018

  February 16, 2018 - CAM Industry, Featured

We've compiled a huge list of 2018 CAM events to encourage you to take advantage of the professional development opportunities happening in your area!

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.

CAM Mash Up: This Week (Feb 11 - 17)

  February 11, 2018 - CAM Mashup

CAM Mashup this Week: The art of strategy! Powering through tedious tasks, handling common HOA complaints, bolstering your education and more.

5 Reasons Every Community Association Management Pro Needs to Be at CAMfire

  February 9, 2018 - CAMfire

CAMfire is coming up and we hope to see all of you there! Still not sure? We've got 5 reasons why YOU need to be at CAMfire (plus a great discount ticket code)!

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.

CAM Mash Up: This Week (Feb 4 - 10)

  February 4, 2018 - CAM Mashup

CAM Mashup this Week: Elections guide, legal advice for boards, unhappy homeowners, Management exec financials and baptism by fire for new managers

It's Time to End the 'Baptism By Fire' for New CAM Managers

  February 2, 2018 - CAM Managers, Featured

How do you welcome new managers to the industry? If the answer is throw them into the deep end and hope they don't sink, you need a better way. This is the solution.

Act Now! Special Rates on CAMfire Rooms Extended

  January 30, 2018 - CAMfire

The time to act is now, special rates are expiring. You can still save money on your CAMfire ticket by booking your room using our room rate discount!

CAM Mash Up: This Week (Jan 28 - Feb 3) 

  January 28, 2018 - CAM Mashup

CAM Mashup this Week: The impact of a Govt shutdown, staving off harassment in the workplace, the customer experience, and more!

New Changes Taking Effect in Support

  January 25, 2018 - Technical Support

TOPS Client Services is implementing an impact-based response system that will allow us to respond faster to clients with higher needs.

Government Shutdown and Your Property Management Company

  January 24, 2018 - CAM Industry

How does a government shutdown affect your community association management company?

TOPS [ONE] Update

  January 22, 2018 - Program Updates, TOPS [ONE]

The TOPS [ONE] team has updated the program with expanded Cost Center functionality and more! See all of the new features and updates here.

CAM Mash Up: This Week (Jan 21 - 27)

  January 21, 2018 - CAM Mashup

CAM Mashup this Week: From food trucks to Facebook you'll get some great ideas that are easy to implement, and deliciously effective at building community!

CAM Mash Up: This Week (Jan 14 - 20)

  January 14, 2018 - CAM Mashup

CAM Mashup this Week: From business resolutions to a handy year-end checklist, this CAM Mashup has everything you need to start the year off right!

Year-End Checklist for CAM Accountants

  January 12, 2018 - Accounting, Featured

The busiest time of the year is upon the community association management industry - the dreaded YEAR END. This post is a down and dirty guide to get you through year end. We've got deadlines, helpful tips, a handy checklist - everything you need to make it through year end.

Closing the Books on 2017

  January 11, 2018 - Accounting, Legal

All about year end: how to close the books in all TOPS products, as well as answers to the most commonly asked questions from our support team.

TOPS Software Announces Strategic Growth Investment from American Discovery Capital

  January 9, 2018 - Featured, TOPS

Investment will build upon TOPS’ leadership position in the community management software space to fuel continued growth and product expansion.

CAM Mash Up: This Week (Jan 7 - 13)

  January 7, 2018 - CAM Mashup

CAM Mashup this Week: We kick off the new year (and the beginning of year-end) with a bang - New tax codes, predictions, a podcast and more!

TOPS 2017/2018 Holiday Schedule

  December 22, 2017 - TOPS

Warm holiday greetings from the TOPS family to yours! Our holiday office hours and service information is here...

TOPS [ONE] Update

  December 18, 2017 - Program Updates, TOPS [ONE]

The TOPS [ONE] team has updated the program with expanded Year End functionality and more! See all of the new features and updates here.

Integration Between TOPS [ONE] and ClickPay Provides Clients with Simplified Resident Payment Collection Experience

  December 14, 2017 - Accounting, Partners

New integration between TOPS and ClickPay provides additional payment channel options to community associations.

TOPS Software Announces e-Filing Integration with Greatlands's Yearli

  December 12, 2017 - Partners, TOPS iQ Integration

Leading Community Association software provider TOPS to integrate Greatland's Yearli to provide TOPS users with direct data import for easy tax form filing.

Automate Before It's Too Late

  November 30, 2017 - Accounting, Technology, TOPS iQ Integration, Management Tools

Year-end accruals are so much easier with automated accounts payable (AP) solution! To make your process easier download this ebook before it's too late.

Partnership Update | TOPS & DuesPayment

  October 31, 2017 - Partners, TOPS

YapStone and TOPS have taken steps to ensure there’s no interruption to your payments and no change to the way you collect online payments today!

TOPS Software and Sperlonga Data Integration Allows Community Association Assessments to be Reported to the Credit Bureaus

  September 28, 2017 - Partners

TOPS Software and Sperlonga recently completed a software integration solution that will tie community assessment payments to a property owners credit report.

Hurricane Irma Updates

  September 13, 2017 - Miscellaneous

Stay tuned to this page for updates about how Hurricane Irma effects TOPS Software's services and closures.