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Serving landlords since 2004, there has never been a better time to join the American Apartment Owners Association! As the nation's largest landlord association, we are here to offer a new and improved way to manage properties. In fact, our tools and resources make the day-to-day work of property management more convenient. From real-time credit data to free landlord forms, our features empower you to perform better. Whether you're a landlord, a real estate broker, a real estate owner or an apartment complex owner, enjoy a more streamlined management experience through our long list of helpful and easily accessible tools.

    • Free Membership
    • $0/per year
    • No Credit Card Required
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    • 24/7 Access to Tenant Screening
    • FREE Rental Applications
    • FREE AAOA Today eNewsletters
    • Access Education Webinars, only $25 each
    • 25% OFF ManageZoom Property Management Software
    • 30% OFF with Sherwin-Williams
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    • Value Membership
    • $99/per year
    • Experience the Best of AAOA
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    • Includes All Free Member Benefits PLUS
    • 2 FREE Tenant Screening Packages, a $99.90 value!
    • $10 OFF all Tenant Screening Packages
    • 50% OFF All Landlord Forms
    • FREE Educational Webinars, a $25 value per webinar!
    • ACCESS Landlord-Tenant Law Updates
    • 15% OFF AGoodEmployee.com Background Checks
    • $25 AAOA Credit when you use Rent.com
    • 19% OFF Sprint Wireless
    • 50% OFF ManageZoom Property Management Software
    • Discounts with Staples, Office Depot, ADP and more
    • Exclusive Membership Certificate & Card
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What Members Say About AAOA

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  • IS THE FREE MEMBERSHIP REALLY FREE?

    Yes! The AAOA Free Membership is just that, 100% free. No credit card is required and your membership never expires.

  • WILL I RECEIVE A MEMBERSHIP WELCOME PACKET?

    Value Members receive a membership welcome packet via USPS within 6-8 weeks of joining. Free Members are not eligible to receive a welcome packet. Membership packets also include discount coupons to nationwide retailers.

  • WHAT PAYMENT METHODS DO YOU ACCEPT?

    We accept American Express, Discover, Mastercard, and Visa.

  • IS AAOA MEMBERSHIP MONTHLY OR YEARLY?

    AAOA Membership is yearly.

  • WILL I BE NOTIFIED PRIOR TO MY MEMBERSHIP BEING RENEWED?

    Yes. An email reminder will be sent to you 30 days and 7 days prior to your membership renewal.

  • HOW DO I GET A TENANT SCREENING REPORT TODAY?

    It's easy! Become a member of AAOA by choosing Free or Value Membership. Once registered simply log in and order your tenant screening report. You can choose from our a la carte reports or a tenant screening package, the choice is yours.

  • DO I NEED AN INSPECTION TO GET CREDIT REPORTS ON MY TENANT?

    No! An onsite inspection is not required to obtain a credit report on your tenant. AAOA offers a tenant cooperation method allowing you to bybass the underwriting and inspection process. All members can opt to have an inspection done. Completing an inspection along with providing the additional documents will allow you to gain instant access to credit reports at checkout, no tenant cooperation required.

  • HOW DO I GET MY FREE TENANT SCREENING PACKAGE?

    Free tenant screening packages are automatically credited to your membership account. Simply log in, select a Red, White, Blue, or Gold tenant screening package, and you'll see a credit for it at checkout.

Benefits We Offer All Members

Every AAOA member enjoys the benefits of our wide range of features, from background checks and tenant screening services to eviction reports and debt collection services. Easily access landlord forms like rent applications, lease extensions, move-in checklists and more. As part of our landlord association, you get free access to thousands of local contractors, as well as credit, eviction and criminal records. We also provide free local and national real estate news, and major discounts on things like property management software and at places like FedEx and UPS.

Landlord Value Membership Benefits

Even beyond our free membership perks, there are significant cost-saving features that come with Value Membership. We offer valuable landlord resources, including discounts on background checks, which are worth more than the cost of an annual membership fee. By joining the American Apartment Owners Association you get all these property management resources plus a $10 discount on every tenant screening package, a free $25 AAOA credit when posting rentals on Rent.com, 50 percent off premium landlord forms, savings of 30% with Sherwin-Williams, and other discounts with national vendors like Sprint, Staples, FedEx, and more.

The Value Of Our Unique Network

Join AAOA and start enjoying the support of an established network of more than 77,000 other members. With our convenient online membership features, it's easier than ever to save time, money and energy as you oversee your renters and buildings. Alongside other landlords and property managers, you'll be empowered with relevant, helpful information in eNewsletters, real-time credit data and tenant screening reports; PLUS you'll enjoy discounts with local and national vendors. What's more, it's easier than ever to screen tenants, post rental listings and make purchase.

What are you waiting for? Join now! Select your membership to gain access to the countless advantages of an AAOA membership.

    • Feature Comparison

    • Membership
    • Pricing
    • Billing Terms
    • Support
    • Toll-Free Number
    • Email Assistance
    • Benefits
    • Educational Webinars
    • Standard Landlord Forms
    • Premium Landlord Forms
    • AAOA Today eNewsletter
    • Nationwide Vendor Directory
    • Local & Nationwide Real Estate News
    • Landlord-Tenant Law Updates
    • Real Estate & Property Law Updates
    • Membership Certificate & Card
    • Membership Welcome Packet + Coupons
    • Membership Renewal Packet + Coupons
    • Tenant Screening
    • 24/7 Access
    • Instant Access to Criminal, Eviction & more
    • Tenant Cooperation via Email Release
    • No Documentation Required
    • No Underwriting Required
    • No Onsite Inspection Required
    • Full Color Reports
    • Printer Friendly Black & White Reports
    • Tenant Screenings Included Free
    • Discount on Additional Packages
    • Volume Discounts Available
    • Tenant Screening - Reports Available
    • TransUnion Credit Report
    • International Credit Reports
    • Business Credit Reports
    • Credit Scores
    • Previous Address Tenant History
    • Telecheck Verification
    • Eviction History - Statewide
    • Eviction History - Nationwide
    • Criminal History - Statewide
    • Criminal History - Nationwide
    • Sex Offender
    • Terrorist
    • Federal Search
    • SSN Fraud
    • Landlord Verification
    • Employment Verification
    • Education Verification
    • Drug Test
    • Tenant Screening - Underwriting Optional
    • Fees for Underwriting
    • Instant Access to Credit Reports
    • Experian
    • Equifax
    • Discounts
    • FedEx - Small Package Service
    • UPS, YRC, Conway - Freight Service
    • Sherwin-Williams - Paints & Stains
    • ManageZoom Property Management Software
    • Rent.com
    • aGoodEmployee.com - Employment Screening
    • STAPLES Advantage
    • Office Depot
    • Sprint Wireless
    • ADP Payroll Services
    • Ferrellgas
    • UniFirst
    • Exxon, Mobil, 76, Conoco, and WEX
    • First Data
    • Constant Contact
    • Waste Focus
    • Free Membership

      Join Now
    • Membership 
    • Pricing$0
    • Billing Terms  
    •  Support
    • Toll-Free Number  
    • Email Assistance
    • Benefits 
    • Educational Webinars $25 / each$25 / each
    • Standard Landlord Forms
    • Premium Landlord Forms No DiscountNo Discount
    • AAOA Today eNewsletter
    • Nationwide Vendor Directory
    • Local & Nationwide Real Estate News
    • Landlord-Tenant Law Updates  
    • Real Estate & Property Law Updates  
    • Membership Certificate & Card  
    • Membership Welcome Packet + Coupons 
    • Membership Renewal Packet + Coupons 
    • Tenant Screening 
    • 24/7 Access
    • Instant Access to Criminal, Eviction & more
    • Tenant Cooperation via Email Release
    • No Documentation Required
    • No Underwriting Required
    • No Onsite Inspection Required
    • Full Color Reports
    • Printer Friendly Black & White Reports
    • Tenant Screenings Included Free  
    • Discount on Additional Packages  
    • Volume Discounts Available  
    • Tenant Screening - Reports Available 
    • TransUnion Credit Report
    • International Credit Reports
    • Business Credit Reports
    • Credit Scores
    • Previous Address Tenant History
    • Telecheck Verification
    • Eviction History - Statewide
    • Eviction History - Nationwide
    • Criminal History - Statewide
    • Criminal History - Nationwide
    • Sex Offender
    • Terrorist
    • Federal Search
    • SSN Fraud
    • Landlord Verification
    • Employment Verification
    • Education Verification
    • Drug Test
    • Tenant Screening - Underwriting Optional 
    • Fees for Underwriting $79$79
    • Instant Access to Credit Reports
    • Experian
    • Equifax
    • Discounts 
    • FedEx - Small Package ServiceUp to 26% offUp to 26% off
    • UPS, YRC, Conway - Freight ServiceAt least 70% offAt least 70% off
    • Sherwin-Williams - Paints & Stains 30% off30% off
    • ManageZoom Property Management Software 25% off25% off
    • Rent.com 
    • aGoodEmployee.com - Employment Screening  
    • STAPLES Advantage 
    • Office Depot 
    • Sprint Wireless 
    • ADP Payroll Services 
    • Ferrellgas 
    • UniFirst 
    • Exxon, Mobil, 76, Conoco, and WEX 
    • First Data 
    • Constant Contact 
    • Waste Focus 
    • Value Membership

      Join Now
    • Membership 
    • Pricing$99
    • Billing Terms yearlyyearly
    •  Support
    • Toll-Free Number
    • Email Assistance
    • Benefits 
    • Educational Webinars $0; Included Free$0; Included Free
    • Standard Landlord Forms
    • Premium Landlord Forms 50% off50% off
    • AAOA Today eNewsletter
    • Nationwide Vendor Directory
    • Local & Nationwide Real Estate News
    • Landlord-Tenant Law Updates
    • Real Estate & Property Law Updates
    • Membership Certificate & Card
    • Membership Welcome Packet + Coupons
    • Membership Renewal Packet + Coupons
    • Tenant Screening 
    • 24/7 Access
    • Instant Access to Criminal, Eviction & more
    • Tenant Cooperation via Email Release
    • No Documentation Required
    • No Underwriting Required
    • No Onsite Inspection Required
    • Full Color Reports
    • Printer Friendly Black & White Reports
    • Tenant Screenings Included Free 22
    • Discount on Additional Packages $10 off each package$10 off each package
    • Volume Discounts Available
    • Tenant Screening - Reports Available 
    • TransUnion Credit Report
    • International Credit Reports
    • Business Credit Reports
    • Credit Scores
    • Previous Address Tenant History
    • Telecheck Verification
    • Eviction History - Statewide
    • Eviction History - Nationwide
    • Criminal History - Statewide
    • Criminal History - Nationwide
    • Sex Offender
    • Terrorist
    • Federal Search
    • SSN Fraud
    • Landlord Verification
    • Employment Verification
    • Education Verification
    • Drug Test
    • Tenant Screening - Underwriting Optional 
    • Fees for Underwriting $39$39
    • Instant Access to Credit Reports
    • Experian
    • Equifax
    • Discounts 
    • FedEx - Small Package ServiceUp to 26% offUp to 26% off
    • UPS, YRC, Conway - Freight ServiceAt least 70% offAt least 70% off
    • Sherwin-Williams - Paints & Stains 30% off30% off
    • ManageZoom Property Management Software 50% off50% off
    • Rent.comPost a rental get a $25 AAOA creditPost a rental get a $25 AAOA credit
    • aGoodEmployee.com - Employment Screening
      Background screening for employment purposes
      giving you peace of mind when making a hiring
      decision. Learn more.
      15% OFF
      15% OFF
    • STAPLES AdvantageUp to 70% off + free next day deliveryUp to 70% off + free next day delivery
    • Office DepotUp to 90% off + free next day deliveryUp to 90% off + free next day delivery
    • Sprint Wireless19% off wireless rate plans19% off wireless rate plans
    • ADP Payroll Services25% minimum discount25% minimum discount
    • Ferrellgaslocked-in pricinglocked-in pricing
    • UniFirstUp to 40% off uniform rentals & leasesUp to 40% off uniform rentals & leases
    • Exxon, Mobil, 76, Conoco, and WEXSave on fuel costsSave on fuel costs
    • First DataSave on credit card processingSave on credit card processing
    • Constant ContactUp to 25% off + free trialUp to 25% off + free trial
    • Waste FocusAverage savings of 20%-25%Average savings of 20%-25%

AAOA's Partners

  • FedEx
  • Sprint
  • Office Depot
  • Staples Advantage
  • Exxon Mobil
  • Sherwin Williams
  • UPS Freight
  • Lamprey Systems
  • Con-way Freight
  • YRC Freight
  • ADP
  • UTA
  • WEX