TOPS [ONE] vs Jenark

TOPS [ONE] is a simple Jenark alternative.
Here's why you should consider switching…

Are you thinking of making the switch to TOPS [ONE] or one of the other Jenark competitors? Switching community association management software can be stressful, so we want to make your decision as easy as possible. Here you'll find the information we've put together that’ll help you decide which option is best for you.

Read on to compare TOPS [ONE] and Jenark, including the features that impressed current TOPS [ONE] customers who have made the switch. Regardless of what you decide, we wish you the best of luck in your search!


Anywhere Access

TOPS [ONE] is a fully web-based platform for community association management. This allows [ONE] users to log in from anywhere and access all aspects of the program. Any changes that are saved are automatically synched across the platform to be accessed again upon the next log-in.

[ONE] allows for, and encourages, a collaboration between departments and employees. By utilizing a shared service, teams can interact, engage, and collaborate on a project within different areas of your company.

An Easier Way to Get Around

If you often have trouble finding important functions in Jenark, TOPS [ONE] will be a breath of fresh air!

Search the same way you do online to find anything in TOPS [ONE]. Whether you are searching for a homeowner, a vendor, or even a function like "Apply Charges," everything is accessible through the search feature.

Scales With Your Business

The profitability of a management company depends on growth. Your business nees an application that work no matter what size your portfolio is.

TOPS [ONE] provides a fully scalable modern technology suite that grows with your business, whether you manage 500 units or 500,000. TOPS [ONE] uses a distributed design where processes that carry a heavy system load (like reports) are run on a separate server to insure maximum system efficiency.

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Eliminate Data Silos

There's nothing more frustrating than not having access to all of your community information in one place. In TOPS [ONE] your accounting and management modules are fully integrated, so there's no need to double enter fees, fines and work charges.

Homeowner Self-Service Tools

Forget a website that forces you into a less than modern website design. With TOPS [ONE] Owner Access you can have any website you want, or none at all! Simply add the login link to your existing website, social media page, or just email the link out to your homeowners.

Owner Access can be customized to match your branding, and it's easy to set up. The Owner Access feature of TOPS [ONE] allows homeowners to log in to see their account info, check their payment history and pay their assessments online.

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CAM Accounting      
Management Tools          
Data Access        
Device Support      
Industry Partners         
Smart Banking          

Customer Relationship Management

Community Association Management is defined by how you manage the people: Tracking homeowners and properties, Owner Resales, A full history of lot or unit ownership, complete with all actions associated with same.

Industry specific terminologies (homeowners vs tenants or customers) are important to prevent mistakes.

CAM Accounting Functions

A great CAM Accounting system must support the key standards defined by the AICPA for planned communities: Fund Accounting, cost centers, yearly comparisons, custom chart of accounts, accrual or modified accrual accounting method, budgeting tools.

Management Tools

Community Association Managers need access to the tracking tools to enforce the deeds of the community. CC&R violation management, Architectural control, work order and vendor management, parking enforcement and facilities management.


No CAM software is complete without a full communications system. Form letters, reports, mass email, certified mail, SMS messaging, tasks & assignments. All communications need to be stored with the homeowner's record for future reference.

Automation Efficiencies

Automation allows you to reduce the labor on your team, even reduce the number of staff or increase the number of associations in your portfolio. Assessments, Late Fees, Collections, Violation escalation.

Data Access

No system works if you cannot access it easily. A local or network install cannot compete with a hosted or web-based system. With a scalable web-based system there is no need to pinch and zoom in to see the system.

Device Support

Can you access your Community Association software with your phone? Tablet? Will it work on your Apple? PC?

Industry Partners

You have partners you work with - banks, website providers, automation services and more. Your association management software should integrate with the partners you choose so you don't have to double or triple enter your data.

Smart Banking

Your bank is the other half of the accounting equation for managing your community association financials. Smart banking ties your data more closely and helps prevent fraudulent behaviors. Bank lockbox, auto reconciliation, ACH processing, echecks.

Easy to Implement

At TOPS, we understand your need to get up and running, and we want to make it easy for you. Our Client Services team is your advocate for every step of your implementation.

From preparing and importing your data, to setting up your accounting and communities, to training and consultation - we help you get up and running, and continue to support you for the lifetime of your usage of the app.

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