TOPS Blogs

    CAM Mash Up: This Week (March 25 - 31)

      March 25, 2019 - CAM Mashup

    This week in the CAM Mashup: Legal awareness and the possibility of self-managing your association.

    HOA Management: Should Your Community Self-Manage or Hire a Pro?

      March 22, 2019 - Association Living, TOPS [ONE]

    Self-management offers so much control over community goings-on, making self-governed associations appealing for many. How do you do it without going crazy, though? The right people, the right tools, and the right plans.

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

      March 18, 2019 - CAM Mashup

    This week in the CAM Mashup: Learning the rules and manager appreciation!

    When Your Governing Documents Clash with State Laws

      March 13, 2019 - Management Companies, Industry Resources

    Running your community association is no small task. There are a lot of rules about how it's done and sometimes a lot of laws on top of them. Knowing your order of operations is important!

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

      March 11, 2019 - CAM Mashup

    This week in the CAM Mashup: Policies and regulations, let's cover the basics today, shall we?

    Tips From TOPS Volume 7

      March 8, 2019 - 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.

    TOPS Training March 2019

      March 8, 2019 - TOPS Training

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

    Utah Management Company Grows 120% in 18 Months After Implementing TOPS [ONE]

      March 8, 2019 - CAM Industry, Management Companies

    See how Trever Midgley turned his side business into a full-time endeavor when he found a software solution designed with his company's needs in mind.

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

      March 5, 2019 - CAM Mashup

    This week in the CAM Mashup: Talking time and talking money, and why both of yours are important!

    Board Membership 101: Thanks for Volunteering for Your HOA or Condo Board

      March 1, 2019 - CAM Industry, TOPS [ONE]

    Do you have what it takes to serve on your HOA or Condo's Board of Directors? Absolutely, you do! Read on to see what a board is and does, and how you can be a part of yours.

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

      February 25, 2019 - CAM Mashup

    This week in the CAM Mashup: The board is the lynchpin of your community, be sure they're supported as thoroughly as possible!

    TOPS [ONE] Gives Flexibility and Freedom to Community Association Managers

      February 22, 2019 - TOPS [ONE]

    The perfect work/life balance can seem out of reach for many. But Trever Midgley of HOA Strategies has found personal freedom, exponential business growth, and constant support for all of his company's needs with TOPS [ONE].

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

      February 18, 2019 - CAM Mashup

    This week in the CAM Mashup: Talking tech and talking turkey--two major topics in the industry right now. Find out how to prepare for new tech trends, and the importance of budgeting.

    Technology Trends for Community Associations - What Your Homeowners Expect Now and What They'll Want Tomorrow

      February 15, 2019 - TOPS [ONE], Innovation

    We're talking tech and the reasons why it's so important. From an interview with BetterCondoLife, Andrea Drennen, CMCA, offers her insight into the expectations of homeowners, of CAM professionals, and of the CAM industry's technology offerings.

    Expanding the Leadership Team at TOPS Software

      February 12, 2019 - TOPS

    Leadership is so important, especially when, like TOPS, you're growing and working to serve such a deserving industry! Please help us welcome our newest additions to the leadership team!

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

      February 11, 2019 - CAM Mashup

    This week in the CAM Mashup: Bragging 'bout the Board! Board members are the heart of every common interest development, HOA, COA, and Co-Op out there, so it's important to know what the Board does and how you can get involved.

    Empty Seats on the Board? Try These Volunteer Recruiting Methods that Actually Work

      February 8, 2019 - Association Boards

    Follow these steps to find and keep great volunteers for your community association boards

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

      February 4, 2019 - CAM Mashup

    This week in the CAM Mashup: From the basics to the future, we've got the breakdown of the CAM industry this week!

    TOPS Training February 2019

      February 4, 2019 - TOPS Training

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

    What's in a Community Association?

      February 1, 2019 - Association Living, TOPS [ONE]

    Who is in charge of a condo? Who is in charge of an HOA? Or a Co-op? And how does one run a condo or a co-op or an HOA? Understanding their similarities and differences, and finding a technology platform to support the specific needs of each is the first step!

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

      January 28, 2019 - CAM Mashup

    This week in the CAM Mashup: The pyramid of community association management and handling every level!

    TOPS [ONE] 4.2.7.0 Update

      January 25, 2019 - Program Updates, TOPS [ONE]

    The TOPS [ONE] team has added the following new features: the ability to unregister a homeowner's portal access, a new validation file format, and a whole new Smartbanking Feature! See all of the new features and updates here.

    Spring Cleaning - Revamping Records-Keeping in Your HOA or Condo Association

      January 25, 2019 - Management Tools, TOPS [ONE]

    Keeping records doesn't have to mean scaling mountains of paperwork or getting lost in the digital labyrinth of terabytes of documentation. What you need to keep and where you should be keeping it is easy!

    Tips From TOPS Volume 6

      January 21, 2019 - 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.

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

      January 21, 2019 - CAM Mashup

    This week in the CAM Mashup: Tax season, the government shutdown, and being the best CAM manager you can be!

    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.

    TOPS [ONE] 4.2.6.5 Update

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

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

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

    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 [ONE], TOPS

    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 - Technology, TOPS [ONE], Innovation

    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 - 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.

    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.