TOPS Blogs

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.

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

  November 5, 2018 - CAM Mashup

This week in the CAM Mashup: Problems and solutions, all in once place, right here in this week's CAM Mashup!

Get Engaged with Your Homeowners This Voting Season

  November 2, 2018 - TOPS [ONE], Management Tools

The Annual General Meeting is right around the corner, are you prepared? Even more, are your homeowners prepared? Make sure they know in advance when and where to show up, and why. See how TOPS [ONE] can help give you a boost in homeowner turnout to the AGM.

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.

CAM Mash Up: This Week (Oct 28- Nov 3)

  October 29, 2018 - CAM Mashup

This week in the CAM Mashup: Trick or Treat? No, trick AND treat! Get the latest tricks and life hacks, plus the tastiest treats, all right here in this week's CAM Mashup!

TOPS Support Hours for Nov 9

  October 29, 2018 - Holiday

Nov 9 temp hours for Support

Respect, the Trust Barrier, and Why I'll Fire My Clients

  October 26, 2018 - Customers, Association Living, Industry Resources, Association Boards, CAM Managers

It's not every day that you have to "fire a client," but sometimes, it's an unfortunate reality. Find out why James Long is prepared to cut the cord when that time comes.

We're Celebrating 33 Years In The CAM Industry

  October 22, 2018 - Holiday, TOPS

We are truly grateful to our customers for choosing us as your community management technology. It has been a sincere pleasure providing 33 years of service to the CAM Industry.

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

  October 22, 2018 - CAM Mashup

This week in the CAM Mashup: annual meeting prep, social media and how to post to it, and two tantalizing teasers from right here at TOPS.

Don't Let Your Budget Haunt You: 3 Ways TOPS [ONE] Simplifies Budget Season

  October 19, 2018 - TOPS [ONE], Financial Services

It's that time of year again! Pumpkin carving, hay rides through corn fields, and...budgets. Planning your budget may be a scary task to take on, but it must be done, and if you've got the right tools, it's as easy as (pumpkin) pie!

Coming Soon to TOPS [ONE]: TOPS Mailroom

  October 18, 2018 - TOPS [ONE]

Learn what TOPS Product and Development teams are working on and get a peek behind the curtain of what's coming in TOPS [ONE]

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

  October 14, 2018 - CAM Mashup

This week in the CAM Mashup: Team building for boards, how to avoid lawsuits, budget season and disaster prep.

Keeping an Eye on Michael

  October 8, 2018 - Natural Disasters

Hurricane Michael Update

Letters From the President - Moving Day!

  September 28, 2018 - TOPS, Letters from the President

Moving to a new house can be rough, but at the end of the day, it's always worth the time you dedicate to it. Much like moving houses, moving to a new software requires the same level of patience and energy, and is just as rewarding!

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.

TOPS Training October 2018

  September 25, 2018 - TOPS Training

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

Avoid the Dreaded 'Selective Enforcement' Label

  September 20, 2018 - Governance Tools

Does it take a ruler in the grass to provide consistent enforcement of deed restrictions and covenants? Learn how to set a consistent enforcement process.

Going Cloud-Based as a Disaster Preparedness Plan

  September 14, 2018 - TOPS [ONE], Natural Disasters

It's easy to ignore the inevitable destruction natural disasters can bring. Why worry about what might not happen? But when you fail to plan, you risk losing everything.

The Business Side of Natural Disaster Preparedness

  September 11, 2018 - Natural Disasters

Don't forget to add backing up your data to your hurricane preparedness list.

TOPS [ONE] 4.2.3.2 Update

  September 10, 2018 - TOPS [ONE], Program Updates

The TOPS [ONE] team has added two new enhancements: Vendor Default Distributions and updates to the Journal Entries and Reversing Journal Entries

Human Error in Payments Processing

  September 7, 2018 - Accounting

25% of all HOA assessments are made with ACH. But how do you prevent mistakes due to human error? (Or worse, deliberate fraud?!) And who is liable when the worst does happen?

CAM Mash Up: This Week (August 12 - 18)

  August 12, 2018 - CAM Mashup

This week in the CAM Mashup: Beating the burnout, one step on the road to success at a time!

Getting Ahead of Community Association Manager Burnout

  August 10, 2018 - CAM Managers

Burnout is a word a lot of management professionals tend to shrug off, but you can't ignore it forever! Here are three signs you're experiencing burnout, and tips to combat the effects.

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!

CAM Mash Up: This Week (August 5 - 11)

  August 5, 2018 - CAM Mashup

This week in the CAM Mashup: Your HOA Board, and how you can make them the best they can be. From managing disputes to creating subcommittees.

The Mystery of the Missing Documents

  August 2, 2018 - TOPS [ONE], Technology, Management Tools

Does "managing your documents" mean "keeping all of your invoices in a shoe box at the back of your storage room" to you? If it does, you're making your job harder than it needs to be! Don't be the villain in your own sleuthing story when it comes to document management!

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.