TOPS Blogs

Year-End Checklist for CAM Accountants

  January 11, 2019 - 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 2018

  January 11, 2019 - Accounting, TOPS [ONE], TOPS Professional, TOPS iQ

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.

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

  January 7, 2019 - CAM Mashup

This week in the CAM Mashup: Get out there and make 2019 rue the day it ever tried to mess with you!

15 Influential Articles of 2018

  January 4, 2019 - Industry Resources, TOPS [ONE]

2018 was chock-full of great insight into the CAM industry from all kinds of angles: from legal news to technology updates, this past year had a lot to offer, and we've got all the best tidbits right here at your fingertips.

TOPS [ONE] 4.2.6.5 Update

  January 4, 2019 - TOPS [ONE], Program Updates

The following new releases will be live in TOPS [ONE] today. We have updated multiple Accounts Receivable features (batch adjustments & payment adjustments), added new and updated reports, and added a new assessment calculation method! Read more to find out all the features released in Version 4.2.6.5.

Support Billing Changes for 2019

  January 2, 2019 - Letters from the President

Please be advised of these billing changes coming to TOPS Customers effective February 2019.

TOPS Training January 2019

  January 2, 2019 - TOPS Training

Sign up for TOPS Training webinars this month. Free for all customers with your TOPS support plan.

CAM Mash Up: This Week (Dec 23 - 29)

  December 24, 2018 - CAM Mashup

This week in the CAM Mashup: Education is the key to success!

The Ultimate List of CAM Industry Events in 2019

  December 21, 2018 - Featured, CAM Industry

We've compiled a huge list of 2019 CAM events to encourage you to take advantage of the professional development opportunities happening in your area!

Happy Holidays from TOPS (2018)

  December 20, 2018 -

Happy Holidays form all of us here at TOPS! Look here to see our holiday office and support hours. We will not be having training webinars from Dec 21 to Jan 3.

CAM Mash Up: This Week (Dec 16 - Dec 22)

  December 17, 2018 - CAM Mashup

This week in the CAM Mashup: This year, make the move over to web-based software, and ramp up to your "New Year, New You" status!

Shed the Weight of Your Servers This Holiday Season

  December 14, 2018 - TOPS [ONE], CAM Managers

It’s no secret that we’re big advocates for web-based software here at TOPS. Find out why that is, and why moving to a web-based platform should be your New Year's Resolution!

CAM Mash Up: This Week (Dec 9 - Dec 15)

  December 10, 2018 - CAM Mashup

This week in the CAM Mashup: Taking a deep breath and staying in the moment. The stress of year-end can be handled, and YOU can handle it.

Tips From TOPS Volume 5

  December 6, 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.

The Last Minute Gift Guide for Your Favorite Community Association Manager

  December 6, 2018 - Holiday, TOPS [ONE]

Give the gift they really want this year! Maybe that's a new pair of rain boots, or some of the world's strongest coffee. Whatever kind of CAM you're buying for, we've got a gift they'll love!

TOPS Training December 2018

  December 3, 2018 - TOPS Training

Sign up for TOPS Training webinars this month. Free for all customers with your TOPS support plan.

CAM Mash Up: This Week (Dec 2 - Dec 8)

  December 3, 2018 - CAM Mashup

This week in the CAM Mashup: It's the time of year when change is all around us! What kind of changes can you make this holiday season?

Letters From the President - A Look Back

  December 3, 2018 - TOPS, Letters from the President

2018 was a year spent bettering ourselves as a company, as a product, and as a support system for our clients. We're proud of the work we've accomplished in the last year, and excited to see what 2019 brings, for us and for you! Thank you for being part of the TOPS family!

Are These 5 Things Preventing Your CAM Management Company from Going Paperless?

  November 30, 2018 - Technology, CAM Industry

Are we doomed to be storing paper copies of community data for the next 40 years? Five barriers that are preventing community association management companies from going paperless today.

CAM Mash Up: This Week (Nov 25 - Dec 1)

  November 26, 2018 - CAM Mashup

This week in the CAM Mashup: Handling stress and anxiety, and getting the jump on work life.

Pass the Salt and a Side of Efficiency, Please!

  November 20, 2018 - Holiday, Management Tools

Ready for a stress-free holiday? Take this quiz and see what features in TOPS [ONE] can make sure your work life stays at work while you bask in the delicious smell of green bean casserole.

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

  November 19, 2018 - CAM Mashup

This week in the CAM Mashup: Healthy Boards make Happy Communities.

Time Savers for Community Association Managers

  November 15, 2018 - CAM Managers

For community association managers, one thing stands out. CAM Managers need more time. These time-saving tips and efficiency tricks will help.

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

  November 12, 2018 - CAM Mashup

This week in the CAM Mashup: Differences and why they're so important!

Turnover Happens - TOPS [ONE] Makes It Less Painful

  November 8, 2018 - TOPS [ONE], Technology

Turnovers aren't always tasty. Replacing an employee or board member can be exhausting, and can result in a huge gap of collective information. With TOPS [ONE], that data is all in one place, ready and waiting for whoever comes next.

Tips From TOPS Vol. 4

  October 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. 4 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!

TOPS Training November 2018

  October 30, 2018 - TOPS Training

Sign up for TOPS Training webinars this month. Free for all customers with your TOPS support plan.

TOPS Software and SouthData Partner to Launch Modern and Flexible Mailroom Solution for the Community Associations Industry

  September 26, 2018 - Innovation, TOPS [ONE], Technology

TOPS Mailroom, a new collaboration between community association industry leaders TOPS Software and SouthData, will allow homeowners to opt in to receive payment coupons electronically.

New Success Team at TOPS Software Focuses on Customers

  August 8, 2018 - TOPS, TOPS [ONE]

After taking on our first round of funding in 32 years, we saw an opportunity to foster community engagement in a way previously unheard of in the community association management software industry. With this in mind, the Customer Success team has been created.

TOPS Software Announces TOPS Pay – A New Secure Online ACH Solution for Community Association Management Companies

  August 8, 2018 - Innovation, TOPS [ONE], Technology

Introducing TOPS Pay for secure online ACH payments. Available now for TOPS [ONE] users!

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.

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

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

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.

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.

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 - Partners, Technology

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