TOPS Blogs

    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 - Innovation, TOPS [ONE]

    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 - TOPS [ONE], Association Living

    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 - TOPS [ONE], Program Updates

    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!

    6 Annual Financial Reports Your Condo or HOA Needs To Keep

      January 18, 2019 - Accounting, Featured

    Monthly reporting doesn't provide the full picture on financials. Annual reporting gives your trustees access to the full breadth of how the community performed. Learn what reports you should be running each year and why.

    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.

    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.