Top 18 Must Have Features in Association Software

Best, Must-Have Features You'll Want in your Association Software Community association and HOA managers have an important decision to make about the software they will use to manage all aspects of their community association. That means helping boards conduct meetings, gather info, present financial status reports, aid in communications, encourage residents to express themselves and…

  • Hawaii Buildings, Facilities & Property Management Expo 2024

    February 20, 2024

    The Hawaii Buildings, Facilities & Property Management Expo The 2024 Hawaii Buildings, Facilities & Property Management Expo is coming soon.  Once again, Hawaii's big event is set to take place at the Neal Blaisdell Center in Honolulu, Oahu. If you're in Hawaii or would like to go, check out this year's event schedule and book…

  • Solve the 3 Top Challenges of Association Managers

    Top 3 Challenges for Association Managers for the Year Ahead If anything has changed in association management, it has to be expectations. You can blame the bubbled up real estate sector and SaaS software for that. With the introduction of more powerful and efficient systems for managing associations, boards and residents have built up a…

  • HOA Automation

    Putting Your Association on AutoPilot? Automation has been the top buzzword in software for a long time and today it's the essence of SaaS association management software. I'm sure you'd agree that putting your business on autopilot is a wonderful dream. Was it ever written in stone that association management is just a daily grind?…

  • Rent Prices City by City

    February 06, 2024

    USA Rent Prices City by City Zumper has released its latest rent price report (January 2024) and it shows rents continuing to flatten in most US cities. Rents in southern cities are falling while rising strongly in some Northern cities. Year over year, rent prices in Cleveland (+18.8%), Milwaukee (+17.9%), Columbus (+16.8%) and Chicago (+16.7%)…

  • California Rental Market Report

    January 25, 2024

    California Rental Market Report Although Florida and Texas may boast better weather and beaches than California, this state remains a magnet for newcomers of all kinds. With a population of around 40 million, it's a massive marketplace of homes, buildings, property, people and opportunities nestled in a diversified economy of farming, tourism, and technology. And…

  • Hawaii Housing Market

    January 24, 2024

    Hawaii Real Estate Market Just like Florida or California, there never seems to be a lack of interest in buying a home or property in Hawaii. There is no place like the Hawaiian Islands for Americans (or foreign buyers from Asia). The fact is, this land of paradise has many benefits to offer, such as…

  • California Housing Market Report

    January 19, 2024

    Housing Market California Both Realtors, investors, home buyers and renters across California continue to wait in limbo for the 2024 California housing market to unfold.  Is this spring the "inflection point" the media have touted for markets? Is this the year, frustrated buyers will finally have the opportunity to buy, or will rising home prices…

  • Engagement Strategy for Associations

    How To Boost Engagement in HOAs or Community Associations A common frustration in community associations is a lack of interest and participation from residents. Aside from not having people to run your organization, it can reflect an association that's not doing well.  There are many reasons why homeowners and community residents don't get involved including a…

  • Florida Housing Market

    January 06, 2024

    Florida Housing Market The sunny, beautiful and warm Florida climate, job market, and housing market continue to draw new residents and homebuyers in 2023. In 2023, the state welcomed 365,000 new residents and massive investment in residential real estate here. And more sellers will be there to greet these domestic and foreign buyers, buoyed by…

  • Rethinking Value Creation in Your Association

    Rethinking Value in Association Management: Beyond the Basics If a common perception of a business's activities and worth keeps threatening its funding or success, then a business owner should act to escape those perceptions. Those persistent attitudes and beliefs about HOA and community associations cause a lot of grief and need to be challenged. Same…

  • Property Management Automation - 7 Top Benefits

    7 Benefits of Automation in Property Management Software Experts in many industries believe AI will revolutionize business over the next 5 years. There's a lot of hype based on the idea that advanced computer chips from Nvidia, AMD and others will make anything possible. Given your work requires a lot of judgement based on experience…

  • Landlord Software

    October 11, 2023

    What Landlords Want in Software Single-family rental landlords face higher workloads than multifamily landlords. The variety in properties, unit costs, maintenance costs, geographic distance and more means service efficiency is even more important in the single-family rental market.  And with the rise in mortgage, labor and materials costs, it's not surprising they're looking to technology…

  • Florida HOA & Condo Expos

    Florida HOA & Condo Expos This fall and winter, thousands of landlords, investors and property managers will travel to sunny, warm Florida for a vacation. If you're among them, why not check out a conference or expo near your vacation city in the Sunshine State? Winter 2023/2024 should be another active season in Florida for…

  • Choosing an HOA Management Company

    September 08, 2023

    Choosing the Right HOA Management Company A builder, developer, or investment company CEO, may be faced with the challenge of creating a homeowner's association for those who are buying homes in their communities. If they've contacted you to head the HOA's board of directors, you'll need to brush up on the world of community management. …

  • Association Software that's Built for Your Team

    Modern Community Association Software We all know technology is the solution for resolving the growing challenges community associations face today. Association Software facilitates communications, increases dues collection, creates time efficiencies, and helps you manage your budget flawlessly. Modern managers are particularly focused on streamlining workloads and that's what tech is all about. We'd like to…

  • 7 Hot Trends in HOA Community Management

    Trends in HOA & Community Association Management In North America, the HOA and community association sector is a vibrant one with huge potential. Yet managers must be clear about the road ahead and be able to convey their needs to board members and others. Digital management is the way of the future and managers are…

  • 7 Habits of Highly Effective CAM Managers

    7 Best Habits of Effective Community Association Managers Is your career aim to be a great community association manager? Many do hope for greatness in business, yet the complexity, details and demands of it all get in the way.  Are you using a successful process for building skills, managing expenses, and maximizing availability and guidance…

  • What is Community Association Management?

    What Community Association Management is and what CAM Managers Do Is it surprising that community residents might wonder what a Community Association is and about the work that management teams do? It's not readily apparent to many residents, nor whether anything productive is arising from the monthly dues they pay. This confusion about community management…

  • How to Create Your Eco-Friendly Association

    April 16, 2023

    Going Green with Your HOA The trend to environmental friendly management practices is still ongoing in the US, Canada, UK, Germany and Australia. The negative implications of air pollution, contaminated ground water, refuse on our property, microplastics in the oceans, excessive use of landfill disposals, and wasted energy are on the mind's of your community…

  • Property Accounting Software

    April 09, 2023

    Accounting Software that Supports Your Business Bookkeeping and accounting are two of the most important daily tasks in landlords and property manager’s workday. Simplifying that routine with smart automation is a must since accounting powers up all other areas of your business. Budget management, cash flow, financial insights and more give property managers greater control…

  • HOA Management Challenges

    April 07, 2023

    2023 HOA Management Challenges The set of challenges that homeowner association boards and management staff contend with every year does change. Economies change, regulations and technology change, and new associations form. These changes really reflect what's going on in the property management industry. We all get caught up in the clutter of work responsibilities, forgetting…

  • Software Solutions for Community Associations

    Helping Community Associations Thrive Are you operating or working within a community association that is burdened by member complaints, poor work tools, service delays, rising threats and risks, inadequate budgets, and low morale? There are plenty of doubts about whether many associations are thriving and whether they're accessing the right management tools. Let's take a…

  • HOA Accounting Management Software

    March 28, 2023

    Accounting Setup for HOAs Homeowner association boards and their HOA management company face a number of challenges in setting up and managing a cost effective and legally compliant HOA. What they don't need during this phase is a poor handling of the board's financial transactions, producing inaccurate financial reports for HOA planning uses, filing cabinets…

  • HOA Management Software

    February 18, 2023

    HOA Management Software Now in 2024, HOA managers are looking to adopt technology in a more effective manner. They'll be looking for great HOA software with automation benefits, and one that helps them with preparation and implementation. A wide variety of apps, add-ons, and software are available. Some HOA apps are highly promoted and lauded…

  • New Feature: eVoting

    Association Voting Software Within a Platform HOA and association boards and managers have plenty of association voting apps available today on Google Play or the Apple App Store. However, what most prefer is to use a voting solution that is nicely integrated with their association management software. Because it's not just voting, it's what you…

  • HOA/CAM Software Implementation Tips

    CAM/HOA Software Implementation: Best Practices and Pitfalls to Avoid Homeowners associations (HOAs) and community associations are modernizing and looking to software solutions to streamline their operations, increase accessibility and functionality and produce efficiencies to protect budgets. That's a wise decision and one that will ease workloads, provide transparency, increase member engagement and make financial management…

  • Best Property Management Software

    Top 25 Property Management Software Products As the pace of change and innovation quickens in property management technology, you'll be looking for models of performance. Let us introduce you to 25 property management software products that comprise the best in breed currently in 2024. These brief reviews will help you investigate the right software solution…

  • HOA/CAM Software Selection Tips

    How to Choose the Right Association Management Software Are you frustrated with your current association management tools? Are you able to fully perform your accounting and produce appropriate reports for your board, manage facilities, keep boards informed, communicate effectively with members, and comply with association management regulations? Do you have limited features and customizability issues?…

  • Property Management Conferences and Expos 2024: Dates, Cities, Sessions

    Property Management Conferences, Trade Shows & Expos Looking Ahead to 2024's Conferences! Property management conferences offer us an interesting mix of learning and networking experiences. 2024, the year of the market turnaround will give vendors more opportunity to present the value of their technology and innovation. Below you'll find a full list of 2024 events…

  • Comprehensive Accounting Solution

    November 27, 2022

    Professional Solution: Software + Expertise Accounting for landlords, HOA managers or property managers never seems to get easier. Too much complexity with too many rules and regulations amidst changing costs, taxation and revenues leaves landlords feeling uncertain about their financial decisions. Completely understandable. And if you're still performing accounting manually, your risks are rising. Time…

  • Payment Software for Community Associations

    Collect HOA and Community Association Revenues A community association requires a lot of care and attention. As a community association manager, you're responsible for collecting HOA dues, finding, resolving and tracking violations, issuing tickets/invoices, sending out delinquency notices, collecting fees, processing checks, and depositing them into appropriate accounts as per your HOA/Community rules. Payments and…

  • HOA Violation Tracking

    February 24, 2022

    Tracking HOA Violations Is managing and enforcing HOA violations near the top of your least desired daily tasks? With the right strategy and tools, you can take a lot of the hard work out of the violation tracking process and more effectively achieve your HOA or community management goals. Homeowners as a whole have a…

  • What is a Community Association Manager?

    What is a Community Association Manager? To homeowners and residents, a community association management organization can be bewildering or at least confusing. They ponder about what is community association management, what a board is, and what the title manager means? Many won't ask the appropriate questions to give them a clear picture. Other times, the…

  • Community Association Software

    February 20, 2024

    Best Software for Managing Community Associations The brisk growth in housing construction over the last two years is spawning the development of new neighborhoods.  These neighborhoods need amenities, parks, services and managers. And existing neighborhoods are suffering reduced local government services due to funding reductions. All these neighborhoods are expected to manage themselves. And that…

  • 20 Best Apartment Renovations

    February 15, 2024

    Apartment Renovation Ideas If 2024 sees you losing tenants, you'll need to improve your renter value proposition to attract the quality you need to run your property business well. Enjoy these apartment redesign theme ideas and upgrade feature ideas to make your rental property seem awesome to your tenants. Tenants find it difficult to feel…

  • Best Apartment Listing Sites

    February 15, 2024

    Best Apartment Rental Listing Sites Tenants are on the hunt for a better apartment, condo for rent  or house for rent. They turn to Google to find an apartment rental agency. These will range from Apartmentlist to Zumper to Rentals.com and Apartments.com.  Their visibility on Google's search results gives them massive traffic every single day.…

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