TOPS Blogs

    TOPS Software works with many industry service providers to offer our customers the best experience. Whether it’s offering a unique interface for a bank, a specialized file transfer for document preparation, or community websites, no community association management software provider gives their clients more options than TOPS Software.

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

      April 22, 2019 - CAM Mashup

    This week in the CAM Mashup: Assessment best practices and time savings are on the agenda!

    The TOPS Office Will Be Closed on April 19th

      April 16, 2019 - Holiday

    TOPS will be closed on April 19th, in observance of Good Friday. All services will resume normally on Monday, April 22nd, at 9AM EDT.

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

      April 15, 2019 - CAM Mashup

    This week in the CAM Mashup: How can you best maintain community association success?

    Before Legal Action: How to collect past due assessments [Free Sample Collection Letters]

      April 12, 2019 - Accounting

    The vast majority of late assessments can be collected long before you reach that critical mass, and you don't have to be a jerk get the money the association is owed. Here's how...

    TOPS Support Hours for April 10

      April 10, 2019 - Holiday

    Temporary TOPS hours for April 10, 2019. Thank you for your patience!

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

      April 8, 2019 - CAM Mashup

    This week in the CAM Mashup: Self-sufficiency is the most valuable foundation you can lay for yourself in the CAM industry.

    Self-Managed HOAs: Navigating Community Association Management Software

      April 5, 2019 - TOPS [ONE], Self-Managed Communities

    "What advice you would give HOAs as to navigating all of the different software solutions and finding the right one?" Sterling Jenkins of Gladly asked this question in a LinkedIn forum over the weekend. Here's my full answer.

    TOPS Training April

      April 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 (April 1 - 7)

      April 1, 2019 - CAM Mashup

    This week in the CAM Mashup: Technology and how it impacts your community, and working with your management team to make it work!

    TOPS [ONE] Scheduled Maintenance Coming Soon!

      March 29, 2019 - Technical Support

    Please be patient as TOPS Support upgrades our infrastructure. These updates will take place over two different days! Thank you for your patience.

    So You're Thinking of Starting a Management Company

      March 29, 2019 - CAM Managers, Management Companies

    If you've been thinking of starting a management company, let an industry expert guide you.

    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!

    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.

    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.

    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.