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Mitch Drimmer 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.

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Playing The HOA – A Continuing Study in Audacity (Part V)

By Mitch Drimmer | 8 November, 2023
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From Tax Deed Sale to HOA Victory: How to Recover Your Cash By Michael Jenner, MBA, as told to Mitchell […]

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Playing The HOA – A Continuing Study in Audacity (Part IV)

By Mitch Drimmer | 31 October, 2023
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Condo Conundrum: How to Outsmart Lenders Playing the Game By Michael Jenner, MBA, as told to Mitchell Drimmer, CAM Background:  […]

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The Corporate Transparency Act and Your HOA/Condo…OY VEY.

By Mitch Drimmer | 20 October, 2023
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By: Mitchell Drimmer, CAM President, Axela Technologies Starting next year, Community Associations (HOAs & Condos) in the U.S. will have […]

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Audacty III

Playing The HOA – A Continuing Study in Audacity (Part III)

By Mitch Drimmer | 18 October, 2023
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A complicated but ultimately absurd scheme by a real estate professional who thought they were the smartest game in town. […]

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Playing The HOA – A Continuing Study in Audacity (Part II)

By Mitch Drimmer | 11 October, 2023
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Challenge Accepted: Collecting Delinquent HOA Assessments from China for Condos in South Carolina By: Michael Jenner, MBA, as told to […]

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Why Deferring Common Area Repairs Could Cost You Thousands

By Mitch Drimmer | 19 September, 2023
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By: Mitchell Drimmer, CAM As a homeowner, you want to ensure your property is well-maintained and secure. However, deferring maintenance […]

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Finding Compassionate Solutions Over Foreclosure Threats in HOAs

By Mitch Drimmer | 5 September, 2023
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By: Mitchell Drimmer, CAM Introduction: Homeowners Association (HOA) collections can be a stressful and daunting experience for homeowners who fall […]

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Maintaining Your Reserve Study Will Save Your Condo and Possibly Your Life

By Mitch Drimmer | 14 August, 2023
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By: Damian J Esparaza, CEP Smart Property It’s important that HOAs and condo associations maintain a healthy cash flow. That’s […]

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Even Condominiums need happy endings…It Could Happen

Even Condominiums need happy endings…It Could Happen. What

By Mitch Drimmer | 25 July, 2023
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By Mitchell Drimmer, CAM, President, Axela-Technologies Once upon a time, nestled in the heart of a bustling city, there stood […]

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Avoiding Discrimination Claims When Collecting Assessments

Avoiding Discrimination Claims When Collecting Assessments

By Mitch Drimmer | 6 June, 2023
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by Dee Rowe, CCAM and Mitchell Drimmer, CAM Homeowners want to feel seen, heard, and secure in their community. But, […]

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Why Money Judgments Don't Work for Assessment Collections

Why Money Judgments Don’t Work for Assessment

By Mitch Drimmer | 13 February, 2023
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Money judgments are not an effective way for an HOA to collect delinquencies. It’s often more effective for an HOA to work with delinquent homeowners to find a mutually beneficial resolution. This may involve setting up a payment plan or finding alternative ways to resolve the delinquency.

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Collections 101 Statue

Collections 101: The statute of limitations and community association assessments

By Mitch Drimmer | 9 January, 2023
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The length of time allowed under a statute of limitations varies depending upon the jurisdiction it is being disputed. So, where the statute of limitations in your state may be six years, it could be four years in another state.

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Fraud In Your HOA: What to Watch Out For

By Mitch Drimmer | 12 December, 2022
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In November 2022, Hammocks Homeowners Association, a large master community in Miami-Dade County noticed that their annual dues increased by 400%. Instead of paying, the owners filed a lawsuit. Investigators found that current and past members of the Board of Directors used the HOA as a front for criminal activity.

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HOA Collections Spend Less Collect More

HOA Collections Done Right: Spend Less, Collect More

By Mitch Drimmer | 29 November, 2022
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Community association delinquency is a scourge every HOA has to deal with. When it comes time to begin the HOA collections process, consider this trick to spend less and collect more.

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The Truth About Foreclosure

The Truth About HOA Bank Foreclosure

By Mitch Drimmer | 11 November, 2022
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If you believe you will get everything your community association is owed after foreclosure, you have been misled. Get the real truth about HOA Bank Foreclosure here.

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HOA Foreclosure to Rent

The 5 Stages of Grief: HOA Foreclosure-to-Rent

By Mitch Drimmer | 31 October, 2022
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Communities have a lot of options when dealing with delinquencies. Here are the hidden downsides to HOA foreclosure-to-rent.

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Special Assessments

The Real Risks of Repeat Special Assessments in Your HOA

By Mitch Drimmer | 13 October, 2022
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Special assessments should be exactly that–special. But many boards make the mistake of relying on them for standard funding. Here’s why that’s a problem.

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HOA Payment Plan

HOA Payment Plan Provisions to Protect Your Community

By Mitch Drimmer | 20 September, 2022
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HOA delinquencies end in foreclosure too often. An HOA payment plan is an ethical option that can help communities get every penny they’re owed.

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The Infinite Game in Condo Governance

The Infinite Game in Condo Governance

By Mitch Drimmer | 8 September, 2022
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Some games are finite, timed and measured. Other are infinite, unending. Condo governance is an infinite game, but too many play it like there’s a score to be kept.

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3 Court Cases That Shaped Condo Debt Collection

3 Court Cases That Shaped the Way Your Association Pursues Condo Debt Collection

By Mitch Drimmer | 19 August, 2022
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Condominium associations are subject to a wide variety of laws and doctrines. When it comes to condo debt collection, it can help to know the cases that put those restrictions in place. Here are three of the big ones.

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What is a Condition Precedent

Community Association Collections 101: What Is a Condition Precedent?

By Mitch Drimmer | 4 August, 2022
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Before you can begin the HOA debt collection process, you’ll have to meet the condition precedents for collecting. But what does that actually mean? We’ll break it down.

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How Does an HOA Collections Company Really Work?

How Does an HOA Collections Company Really Work?

By Mitch Drimmer | 26 July, 2022
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Life is full of mysteries. The way an HOA collections company works doesn’t have to be one of them. Here are the ins and outs of industry-specific collections for HOAs and condos.

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Signs You’re In an Abusive Relationship With a Predatory HOA Collections Company

By Mitch Drimmer | 15 July, 2022
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The sad truth is that predatory HOA collections companies are out there. Are you stuck in a bad contract with one of them? Look for these signs.

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How To Settle a Debt with an HOA Collection Agency

How To Settle a Debt with an HOA Collection Agency

By Mitch Drimmer | 7 July, 2022
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Being in debt is stressful, but somehow getting out of debt can feel even more so. Working with, not against, an HOA collection agency helps reduce that worry.

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Do Not Sell Your HOA Debt

Do Not Sell Your HOA Debt to a “So-Called” HOA Collections Entity

By Mitch Drimmer | 17 June, 2022
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Communities struggling with delinquency can sometimes resort to drastic measures. Selling their HOA debt is one tactic guaranteed to do more harm than good.

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