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Mitch Drimmer
President of Business Development
Axela Technologies

Mitch Drimmer
President of Business Development
Axela Technologies

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About the Author

Mitch Drimmer is a respected thought leader in his field and has led numerous continuing education classes in collections, His articles have been published in key trade journals and newspapers, and he is a speaker at educational seminars.

As the President of Business Development for Axela Technologies, Drimmer works with community associations and their management companies to introduce innovative strategies to collect delinquent maintenance fees.

Throughout his career, Drimmer has worked with community associations to help them see their way through tough times, especially during the real estate crash. He is a passionate advocate for community associations and has participated in the legislative process over the years trying to bring fair and equitable legislation that serves community associations.

Drimmer earned a Bachelor of Arts in History from Hunter College in New York City, and has worked in the community association collections space since 2007.

Deadbeat list causes legal troubles

One board’s deadbeat list may spell trouble for all community associations

By Mitch Drimmer | 3 September, 2020
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In a new article in the Florida Community Association Journal, Mitch Drimmer demonstrates how the actions of one community association can have far reaching consequences.

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California Foreclosure Crisis

California Foreclosure Crisis 2020

By Mitch Drimmer | 1 September, 2020
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California community associations will be facing a foreclosure crisis if a new bill preventing collections-based foreclosures passes.

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Pandemic Impact Community Association Finances

How Has the Pandemic Impacted Your Condominium or HOA Finances?

By Mitch Drimmer | 18 August, 2020
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Communities across America are suffering as a result of the COVID Pandemic. Help us see how HOAs and Condo Associations are dealing with the pandemic impact.

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Credit Bureau Reporting for HOAs and Condo Associations

Condo/HOA Collections 101: Credit Bureau Reporting for Condo & HOA Assessments

By Mitch Drimmer | 12 August, 2020
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In our series covering the basics of Condo and HOA Collections, Learn all you need to know about credit bureau reporting.

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Payment Plans for HOA Collections

Follow these 4 Critical Steps Before You Make a Payment Plan for Assessment Collections

By Mitch Drimmer | 6 August, 2020
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If you are going to make a payment plan for a homeowner to pay off delinquent assessments, make sure you follow these steps…

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What You Need to Know About HOA Collection Underwriting

Condo/HOA Collections 101: Underwriting in HOA Collections

By Mitch Drimmer | 28 July, 2020
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In our series covering the basics of Condo and HOA Collections, Learn all you need to know about Collection Underwriting.

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What You Need to know when making outbound calls for Condo HOA Collections

Avoid These 4 Mistakes When Making Outbound Calls to Delinquent Homeowners

By Mitch Drimmer | 15 July, 2020
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Outbound calls to delinquent homeowners seem simple, but they are highly regulated and can represent a liability if your organization does it wrong.

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Fair Debt Collection Laws

What You Need to Know About Fair Debt Collections Laws to Protect Your HOA

By Mitch Drimmer | 9 July, 2020
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Debt collection done wrong can be expensive for your condo or HOA. Avoid mistakes by following Fair Debt Collections laws.

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Skip Tracing for HOA Collections

Condo/HOA Collections 101: Skip Tracing

By Mitch Drimmer | 23 June, 2020
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In our series covering the basics of Condo and HOA Collections, Learn all you need to know about skip tracing

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Collections Agency Buyers Guide

Do Your Due Diligence When Choosing An HOA Collection Agency

By Mitch Drimmer | 16 June, 2020
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Considering a collections agency? Here are 7 things you should look at before choosing an HOA collection agency.

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Association Collections 101 Assessments

Condo/HOA Collections 101: Community Association Assessments

By Mitch Drimmer | 9 June, 2020
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In our series covering the basics of Condo and HOA Collections, Learn all you need to know about community association assessments

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Virtual Board Meetings

Are Virtual Board Meetings Better for Community Associations?

By Mitch Drimmer | 28 May, 2020
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The pandemic has forced us to make changes to the status quo. Virtual board meetings may be one thing that will stick even after the lockdown is over.

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Bad Debt In Community Associations

Why Does Bad Debt Happen In Community Associations?

By Mitch Drimmer | 13 May, 2020
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When one homeowner doesn’t pay, the entire community suffers. Bad debt isn’t just the delinquent homeowner’s fault, it’s the board’s too…

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HAAP offers additiona funding for community associations

As Stimulus Funds Dry Up, Private Sector Firm Provides Funding to Community Associations

By Mitch Drimmer | 7 May, 2020
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Axela Technologies’ HAAP program allows community associations to tap into a non-recourse funding option to receive a much-needed cash injection.

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Assments in the Covid Crisis

Video: Assessment Collections In the Coronavirus Crisis

By Mitch Drimmer | 4 May, 2020
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With millions out of work due to the COVID-19 pandemic, HOAs and Condos are right to be concerned. This video explores your options.

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Community association assessment collections vs consumer debt

Is HOA & Condo Debt ‘Consumer Debt’?

By Mitch Drimmer | 22 April, 2020
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Are delinquent assessments treated the same as consumer debt like credit cards when it comes to the law?

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Community Association Fund Recovery

Community Association Fund Recovery For Your Safety

By Mitch Drimmer | 14 April, 2020
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HOA collections is a matter of security and cannot be delayed. Prioritize community association fund recovery over punishment.

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Rent vs. Condo / HOA Assessments

Rent Is Not the Same as HOA Assessments

By Mitch Drimmer | 7 April, 2020
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Everybody pays for shelter, whether you own or buy. But is a Condo or HOA Assessment the same as rent? And what happens if you don’t pay your maintenance fees?

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covid-19 relief questions for community associations

Should Homeowners Pay Maintenance Fees, and Other COVID-19 Relief Questions

By Mitch Drimmer | 26 March, 2020
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Foreclosures deferred, mortgages on pause and amenities closed – Coronavirus has brought a lot of change to community associations. And with change comes questions. We have the answers.

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coronavirus, recession, and condos and HOAs

Condos and HOAs in the time of Virus and Recession

By Mitch Drimmer | 17 March, 2020
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We’ve been schooled on the benefits of washing our hands, social distancing, etc. What the pundits don’t say is the financial hit communities will endure from a coronavirus recession and how to address it.

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Axela Founder Featured For Florida Entrepreneurs

By Mitch Drimmer | 5 March, 2020
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Florida’s Virtual Entrepreneur Center recently featured Axela founder Martin Urruela in an inspirational article for new business owners.

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New Strategic Partnership to Help Recover Delinquent Funds for Florida Community Associations

By Mitch Drimmer | 4 March, 2020
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Axela Technologies and Watson Association Management announce a strategic partnership to provide innovative collections solutions for Community Associations in Florida

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Axela Expands to west coast

Axela Technologies Expands Operations to West Coast With New Regional VP of Business Development

By Mitch Drimmer | 25 February, 2020
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In their mission to provide collection services to community associations across the nation, Axela Technologies welcomes Alisher Sabirov to spearhead the company’s expansion to California and the West Coast Region.

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Suspecting your Condo HOA board of mismanagement

5 Steps to Take if you Suspect Your HOA or Condo Board of Mismanaging Funds

By Mitch Drimmer | 13 February, 2020
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What do you do if you suspect that your condo or HOA board of directors is mismanaging association funds?

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Expert Advice CAM Jan 2020

Expert Advice in Community Association Advisor Jan 2020

By Mitch Drimmer | 30 January, 2020
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Check out this expert advice from Mitch Drimmer and others in an article titled “Know When to Hold ’Em: Document Retention for Community Associations and Their Managers”.

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