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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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HOAs & Condos…Beautiful Dreams or Horrific Nightmares

By Mitch Drimmer | 19 July, 2018
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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.

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These are the people who don't pay

The Needy, The Greedy, & the Seedy. HOA & Condo Collections

By Mitch Drimmer | 9 July, 2018
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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?

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Axela Technologies’ proprietary automated software platform helps community associations and management companies solve the delinquency issue

By Mitch Drimmer | 14 June, 2018
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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 owners

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CONDO & HOA COLLECTIONS… How to formulate a Uniform Collection Policy

By Mitch Drimmer | 13 June, 2018
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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 it

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Condo and HOA Collections…Choosing the Right Solution

By Mitch Drimmer | 8 June, 2018
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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? 

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Solid Advice On Reserves for your Condo or HOA.

By Mitch Drimmer | 31 May, 2018
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Our answers to commonly asked questions that we get from boards of directors regarding reserves

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Communication is good…Data Is Critical for Condos and HOAs

By Mitch Drimmer | 24 May, 2018
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All the talking heads say communications is most important to condo and HOA management, but I believe data is critical.

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Axela seed round

Axela Technologies closes $1.5M seed round to modernize collection practices for community associations

By Mitch Drimmer | 23 May, 2018
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Axela Technologies, a Miami-based startup, closed a $1.5 million seed round to expand their product offerings and accelerate nationwide expansion

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Community Association Document Management…Where does EVERYTHING go?

By Mitch Drimmer | 17 May, 2018
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If your association does not have a document retention policy, you are flirting with risk and liability.

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accurate-ledgers

Are your Community Association Ledgers Accurate?

By Mitch Drimmer | 10 May, 2018
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The ability to enforce payments starts with an accurate community association ledger. Lets talk about how you can test your ledgers.

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zombie debt

What is “Zombie Debt” and What is your Community Association doing to Collect it?

By Mitch Drimmer | 3 May, 2018
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Did your board write off money as bad debt that is still collectible? Don’t leave money on the table.

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Community Association Collections…Helping out the Debtor…Really.

By Mitch Drimmer | 3 May, 2018
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At Axela Technologies our collectors are trained to help debtors find the resources and help that they may need to get back on track.

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Collections and Instant Funding for Condo and HOA Delinquencies

By Mitch Drimmer | 17 April, 2018
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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.

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Axela and TOPS partnership

TOPS Software Partners with Axela Technologies to Provide Community Associations with Fully Automated Collection Solutions

By Mitch Drimmer | 13 April, 2018
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TOPS Software announces integration with Axela Technologies

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HOA and Condo Delinquencies is still a Problem

By Mitch Drimmer | 20 March, 2018
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Would you buy into a community association where a special assessment was inevitable? Learn from the last crisis and be proactive about delinquencies.

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What you don't know about HOA delinquencies

HOA & Condo Delinquencies What You Don’t Know, Can Hurt You

By Mitch Drimmer | 29 January, 2018
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What do you know about your delinquent units and what position they are putting your association in?

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Community Association Collections: How Units Settle Out

By Mitch Drimmer | 23 January, 2018
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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.

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HOA Collections Calls…How To Help The Debtor

By Mitch Drimmer | 17 January, 2018
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Outbound calls for HOA collections are an important part of resolving delinquencies in your community association.

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are lawyers the wrong call

Condo & HOA Collections: Why Lawyers Are Not The Solution.

By Mitch Drimmer | 15 January, 2018
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Lawyers are great for collections if you want to foreclose, but how do you plan to actually recover those lost funds?

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Your Condo Collections Questions Answered

By Mitch Drimmer | 11 January, 2018
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We answer your condo collections questions on lawyers, foreclosures and renters

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HOA & Condo Collections: How to Collect Unpaid Fees

By Mitch Drimmer | 10 January, 2018
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Non-payment of community association fees is a nationwide problem facing planned development associations today. Here’s how to collect.

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skiptracing

HOA Collections and skip tracing for Condos and HOAs

By Mitch Drimmer | 10 January, 2018
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Skip-tracing is how your association collections agency can track down delinquent homeowners.

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