Whether you’re a first-time homeowner or an experienced investor, we’ll personalize a property management plan that meets your needs and helps you generate the most value possible from your property.


Our experienced team manages all aspects of the property management lifecycle for you -
from marketing and drafting a lease to maintenance and administration.



People hire property managers for all different reasons, but people partner with Gordon James because they know we will protect their investment and treat their property as if it was our name on the deed.



Owning a property can be confusing and overwhelming at times. We continuously update our resource center to provide you with the information you need to feel comfortable as a landlord.



Don’t hesitate to find out firsthand what makes Gordon James Realty one of the leading property management firms in the Washington, D.C. metro area.


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Gordon James Realty is a full service, residential property management company serving Washington D.C and Northern Virginia. We use our property management expertise, the latest technology, and superior customer service skills to provide a stress-free owner experience. With Gordon James Realty, you can maximize the financial benefits of owning property, without the burden of handling the complicated and time consuming management tasks that come with it.

When you’re a do-it-yourself landlord, collecting rent checks isn’t the only responsibility you have to deal with every month. Landlords are occasionally blindsided by big issues like misbehaving tenants, major repairs, and unexpected vacancies. And that’s to say nothing of the small annoyances they get bombarded with on a regular basis - coordinating move-ins, inspections, hiring contractors, tedious paperwork. Fortunately, taking care of issues big and small is what we focus on at Gordon James Realty.

We can make it so your role as a landlord actually is just about those monthly rent checks. See how our team of experts can help you with:

  • Marketing and Leasing
  • Inspections and Maintenance
  • Accounting and Collections
  • Financial Reporting


The latest from our resource center

  • How to Avoid Common Property Management Mistakes

    Part I Hiring a property management company should always help you minimize rental property problems. But this only works if the company has the skill and expertise to avoid common mistakes, such as being slow to make repairs, not returning phone calls promptly, or keeping poor track of funds. In the first part of our series, we discuss some common customer service and communication problems to be aware of, and ways to avoid them by finding a company with a strong track record and skilled managers. Customer Service and Responsiveness The importance of having a property management company that responds quickly, efficiently, and resourcefully to tenants and to you cannot …

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  • How to Avoid Common Fair Housing Mistakes and Discrimination Charges

    Not all housing discrimination is intentional. Landlords may not know fair housing laws or may accidentally ask a question or make a statement that violates the law. But those mistakes can lead to charges and costly fines.  To protect yourself, make sure you understand what constitutes discrimination and the seven classes, or groups, that are protected by federal anti-discrimination laws. Also learn any additional classes protected by your local laws. Under federal laws, it is illegal to choose your tenants based on race, gender, color, religion, disability, nationality or familial status.  For example, familial status protection means you can’t refuse to rent to tenants because they have children under 18. Beyond outright refusal to rent, another example …

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  • Survey shows dip in investment home sales

    Home buyers scooped up fewer investment properties and distressed sales last year, as rising prices likely meant there were fewer good deals on the market, according to the National Association of Realtors. Investment home sales fell 7.4 percent as prices for those homes declined 3.8 percent in 2014, the NAR 2104 Investment and Vacation Home Buyers Survey reported. Investment sales accounted for 19 percent of 2104 transactions. “Despite strong rental demand in many markets, investment property sales have declined four consecutive years to their lowest share since 2010 as rising home prices and fewer distressed properties coming onto the market have further reduced the number of bargains available to turn into profitable …

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  • The Investing Series (Part 2): How to Perform Due Diligence on Your Property Investment Opportunities

    You’ve made the decision to invest in rental property, set some financial goals and and found possible investment opportunities. You know you need to do your homework to lower your risk before you buy, but what and how much do you need to do? How do you perform due diligence for real estate investments? Due diligence is like detective work for your investment. The key is to uncover any surprises or major problems before you own them. What you need to check into will vary somewhat depending on the type of property, location and how you’ll finance your purchase. For example, if you’re planning to purchase an existing residential income property, …

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  • Do It Yourself Property Management: 5 Industry Tips for Success

    Investment property owners can successfully manage their own rentals. If you’ve looked at the options and decided you have the time, patience and willingness to learn all the duties of a landlord, this advice from professional property managers may help you do it well. Here are four expert tips to make self-management a little easier. Be Proactive With Your Time Make the time to periodically examine and inspect your investment properties. Don’t wait for reports of problems from your tenants. Routine visits will allow you to spot and take care of problems early – such as a slow leak or a tenant who isn’t caring for the property adequately – before they become bigger and …

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