National Apartment Leasing Professional (NALP)

Leasing professionals are the first people prospective residents meet, and often their only gauge of the property staff. This course is designed to teach these professionals skills to help them become top producers.

National Apartment Leasing Professional (NALP) includes:

  • Bringing in New Residents: Be Prepared
  • Marketing & Maintaining Your Community
  • Why Your Competition Matters
  • Relevant Laws & How to Apply Them
  • The Sales Process & Building Relationships
  • Effectively Meeting the Needs of Current Residents
  • The Market Survey
  • Enhanced with FranklinCovey Insights on Demand video-based courses.


Programs may be taken as standalone seminars or in full to earn the industry designation.

NALP Requirements

NALP Candidates must have:

  • have worked in the apartment industry for at least six months (this can be obtained while taking the course);
  • successfully completed the eight courses listed above (which total 25 hours), which includes the Market Survey presentation; and
  • meet all examination requirements within 12 months of declaring candidacy for NALP.

For more information review the NALP Skill Standards.

NAAEI designation programs are scheduled by local and state affiliates. Find an NALP course.

NALP is also available online.

Download the NALP Flyer.

To download the flyer and save it to your computer, right-click the image and select "Save Target As". For MAC users, control-click and select "Save Link As".

About the NALP Exam

Learn more about the NALP exam.
The NALP exam is 100 questions timed for one hour and thirty minutes. 


Maintaining your NALP Designation

The NALP designation requires annual renewal. Submission of both annual NALP dues of $50 and documentation of three hours of continuing should be submitted to complete the annual NALP renewal. Submission of continuing education is not required for the first renewal. Find online submission and renewal information.

For more information, contact NAAEI at 703-518-6141 or your state or local affiliate.

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