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.
How to prevent “The Special Assessment Blues” in your Condo or HOA
Nobody likes to sing those Special Assessment Blues and a responsible board can avoid it by preparing a correct and proper budget, funding reserves, and addressing delinquency issues.Read More
Are there delinquencies your board of directors does not want to address?
Is your board of directors ignoring the elephant that is uncollected past due assessments? Take care of it now before it becomes a circus!Read More
Condo & HOA Collections In Condo & HOA Budget Time
A community association collections solution can save money over legal fees, plus prevent you from needing to write off a bunch of bad debt at the end of the year.Read More
HOAs & Condos…Beautiful Dreams or Horrific Nightmares
Buying a unit in a community association can be a wonderful experience, but if you are only looking at the property and not the community’s finances it can quickly turn out to be a nightmare.Read More
The Needy, The Greedy, & the Seedy. HOA & Condo Collections
In most cases the delinquent owners fall in to one of three categories: The Needy, The Greedy, and The Seedy. The only question remains is: How do we treat each one?Read More
Axela Technologies’ proprietary automated software platform helps community associations and management companies solve the delinquency issue
Miami-based start-up offers solution to community associations (Condos, HOAs and Co-Ops) and management companies for collecting on late and non-payment of fees from property ownersRead More
CONDO & HOA COLLECTIONS… How to formulate a Uniform Collection Policy
All Community associations need a UCP (Uniform Collection Policy), but they are not as easy to formulate as you would think. Here are some suggestions on how to go about putting together a UCP and, more importantly, enforcing itRead More
Condo and HOA Collections…Choosing the Right Solution
Can lost fees be recovered where the cost of the recovery does not exceed the recovery itself? Who should community associations turn to for Condo & HOA collections?Read More
Solid Advice On Reserves for your Condo or HOA.
Our answers to commonly asked questions that we get from boards of directors regarding reservesRead More
Communication is good…Data Is Critical for Condos and HOAs
All the talking heads say communications is most important to condo and HOA management, but I believe data is critical.Read More
Axela Technologies closes $1.5M seed round to modernize collection practices for community associations
Axela Technologies, a Miami-based startup, closed a $1.5 million seed round to expand their product offerings and accelerate nationwide expansionRead More
Community Association Document Management…Where does EVERYTHING go?
If your association does not have a document retention policy, you are flirting with risk and liability.Read More
Are your Community Association Ledgers Accurate?
The ability to enforce payments starts with an accurate community association ledger. Lets talk about how you can test your ledgers.Read More
What is “Zombie Debt” and What is your Community Association doing to Collect it?
Did your board write off money as bad debt that is still collectible? Don’t leave money on the table.Read More
Community Association Collections…Helping out the Debtor…Really.
At Axela Technologies our collectors are trained to help debtors find the resources and help that they may need to get back on track.Read More
Collections and Instant Funding for Condo and HOA Delinquencies
Now, there is a solution for Condo & HOA Delinquencies that will not only recover your past due assessments but provide funding for your collection shortfall.Read More
TOPS Software Partners with Axela Technologies to Provide Community Associations with Fully Automated Collection Solutions
TOPS Software announces integration with Axela TechnologiesRead More
HOA and Condo Delinquencies is still a Problem
Would you buy into a community association where a special assessment was inevitable? Learn from the last crisis and be proactive about delinquencies.Read More
HOA & Condo Delinquencies What You Don’t Know, Can Hurt You
What do you know about your delinquent units and what position they are putting your association in?Read More
Community Association Collections: How Units Settle Out
There are six ways a delinquent HOA or Condo unit will settle out. All of these ways are discussed in this article about Community Association Collections Collections.Read More
HOA Collections Calls…How To Help The Debtor
Outbound calls for HOA collections are an important part of resolving delinquencies in your community association.Read More
Condo & HOA Collections: Why Lawyers Are Not The Solution.
Lawyers are great for collections if you want to foreclose, but how do you plan to actually recover those lost funds?Read More
Your Condo Collections Questions Answered
We answer your condo collections questions on lawyers, foreclosures and rentersRead More
HOA & Condo Collections: How to Collect Unpaid Fees
Non-payment of community association fees is a nationwide problem facing planned development associations today. Here’s how to collect.Read More
HOA Collections and skip tracing for Condos and HOAs
Skip-tracing is how your association collections agency can track down delinquent homeowners.Read More