Welcome to AAPL

We are the oldest and largest association for private lenders, hard money lenders, mortgage fund managers, brokers, and service providers.

Since 2009, we have pledged to safeguard the industry through Ethics, Education, and Advocacy.

Learn more about who we are, what we do, and why it matters.

Respondents to our quarterly industry survey receive the corresponding Market Insight Report free. The survey gathers key data on everything from origination volume to loan terms and foreclosure rates. All data in the report is aggregated and anonymized.

Member Level Member Access Annual Investment
Individual 1 $400
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vCheck Verified Individual 1 $600
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Premier 2 $700
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vCheck Verified Premier 2 $900
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Corporate 3-6 $1,600
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vCheck Verified Corporate 3-6 $1,800
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*Corporate Plus 7-10 $2,000
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*vCheck Verified Corporate Plus 7-10 $2,200
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Our Code of Ethics provides an association-backed identity that proves your competence and that you maintain the highest standards of integrity and ethical principles.


Access the nation’s most extensive private lender knowledge base. We offer:

Bi-Weekly Newsletter • Webinars • Print Magazine • Annual Conference • Private Lender Associate & Fund Manager Certifications • AAPL Market Insight Reports


Our Government Relations Committee safeguards your interests in the halls of Congress and state legislatures, actively working on beneficial regulation.


Our Member Directory gets 150,000+ visits annually from people looking to validate membership or find reputable lenders. We also offer many ways to be recognized, from our Excellence Awards to the Lender Limelight feature, Proud Member Emblem, and more!


Our Annual Conference is the nation’s largest gathering place for the industry. Nowhere else can you find all the people you need to know in one place. Members receive our lowest published rate to attend.