TOPS Blogs

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] 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.

10 Types of Property Management Software: Which Is Right for You?

  May 16, 2018 - Technology, Featured

If you are shopping for software to help you manage your portfolio of Condos and HOAs, the range of options available to you can be overwhelming. We help you make sense of the many types of Property Management software and how they work for community association management.

CAM Mash Up: This Week (May 13 - 19)

  May 13, 2018 - CAM Mashup

This week's CAM mash-up: expanding on your knowledge and why it's so important. From choosing the right contractor, to learning about different kinds of software and deciding which is best for your community, to keeping your insurance up to date.

CAM vs PMS... What Software Should I Choose?

  May 11, 2018 - Technology, TOPS [ONE]

Choosing the right software is important. Property Management software companies will try to convince you that Condo and HOA accounting can be done just as well in a rental PMS. Is that true?

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.

CAM Mash Up: This Week (May 6-12)

  May 6, 2018 - CAM Mashup

All the news of this week in community association management: Mediation, collaboration, automation and more in this week's CAM Mashup

Automation and You: The Benefits of Process Mapping

  May 3, 2018 - Technology, Management Tools, Featured

Every activity you perform in business has a process. From how you prepare for a meeting, to what to do when a homeowner calls in, they are all processes. Mapping out all of your processes is the first step in implementing automation.

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.

CAM Mash Up: This Week (April 29 - May 5)

  April 29, 2018 - CAM Mashup

Short-term rentals, standing up for CAM industry best interests, safely salvaging food in a power outage, defining board resolutions, and more! All part of this week's CAM Mashup!

The Real Superheroes of Community Association Law

  April 27, 2018 - CAM Industry, Industry Resources, Featured

Heroes come in all shapes and sizes. Whether you're wearing red and blue spandex, a flashy red cape, or a freshly-pressed suit, you have the power to induce change in your community, and you've got more help behind you than you realize!

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.

CAM Mash Up: This Week (April 22 - 28)

  April 22, 2018 - CAM Mashup

Cutting out the investors in short-term rentals, meeting time management, tracking custom data, and the Peter Principle for fraudsters, all this week on the CAM Mashup

Best Practices for Tracking Custom Data for Community Associations

  April 19, 2018 - Technology, Management Tools, Featured

Tracking custom fields consolidates your info, and prevents errors due to outdated or inaccessible data. Custom fields help workflows by making it easier for you to evaluate, categorize, report on and customize communications. Learn how to plan and set up custom fields in association management.

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

  April 15, 2018 - CAM Mashup

From it's the fairly innocuous association voting, to knowing when to finish the fight for a bid, to the new legal conundrums facing Florida's coastal communities. All this and more in this week's CAM Mashup!

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.

The War for Florida's Beaches

  April 13, 2018 - Large Management Companies, Legal

Beachfront property owners are about to have an easier time roping off their private beach areas...unless the government decides to get involved. Starting July 1, 2018, HB 631 will force local government to sue coastal property owners for public beach access. Here's what you need to know.

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

  April 8, 2018 - CAM Mashup

Social media, bankruptcy, swing sets in lawsuits and local government - These are a few of the things community associations need to be prepared to face. Learn the dos and don't in this week's CAM Mashup.

HOA & Condo Delinquencies: What You Don’t Know Can Hurt You

  April 5, 2018 - Guest Post

When it comes to Condo and HOA delinquencies, getting in front of the problem goes a long way to preventing a special assessment. Mitch Drimmer of Axela Technologies explains the benefits of predicting delinquencies and how a quality collections solution can really change the game!

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

  April 1, 2018 - CAM Mashup

This week we've got a great lineup in the CAM Mashup for you all--updates to our previous article, how to build community engagement, and a big announcement from our TOPS Support team!

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] 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.

We're Hiring CAM Professionals

  March 21, 2018 - CAM Industry, 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.