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


Guide to Choosing the Right Property Management Company

Choosing a property management company to take care of your asset(s) is a big decision. This free guide will give you straightforward advice on whether or not you need one, how to go about selecting one, and how to create a successful relationship with your property management partner.

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The latest from our resource center

  • DC Real Estate Deals Heat Up in Fall

    Though there’s a chill in the air and the holidays are fast approaching, DC real estate deals are heating up. Even a 2% decrease in a property’s price can add up to thousands of dollars, so bargain hunters are smart to wait until the buying frenzy has worn off to look for their dream property. But lower prices aren’t the only reason why this is the most wonderful time of the year to buy real estate. Buyers are likely to face less competition, more motivated sellers and great deals on home improvement services. Check out the following reasons why DC real estate shopping is better during the fall and winter …

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  • How Much Rent Should I Charge for My Arlington Property?

    One of the biggest questions any landlord faces is how much to rent a property for. Even if you’ve been renting property for years, every time a unit becomes vacant you’ll be faced with the same question. This is especially tricky if you’ve had a long-term tenant and would like to find someone who’s willing to stay for several years. The Problem With Craigslist Many landlords start by going to Craigslist to check out similar properties and get an idea of what they can charge. While this seems like a logical place to start, there are two distinct problems inherent with this method. Craigslist Is Full of Scams The average …

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  • Seeking Good Rental Investment Returns? Be A Good Landlord

    Your rental property can be a solid financial investment For best return on your investment rental property, consider how to be a good landlord. By implementing best practices, you will see lower vacancy rates, more quality tenants, and increased word-of-mouth referrals. What are those practices? Some are obvious; others, while critical, often aren’t thought of until they’re needed because of a crisis. Let’s cover a few of them here: Invest in insurance A regular homeowner’s policy doesn’t suffice for people in property management. Once you start renting out property, you have a business. This means that losses due to fire, storms, or theft likely won’t be covered with a standard …

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  • Flexible Office Space, And Leasing Terms

    The future is now! Well, actually, the future is more flexibility from landlords on office space and leasing terms. As a landlord, you should be aware that properties that offer shared workspace are in huge demand. Shared office spaces are great because they act as temporary work environments that can be rented from landlords for multiple different amounts of time. But don’t think that one size fits all! These spaces can be made their own extremely easily and a lot of diversity is seen throughout. According to the Commercial Real Estate Development Association,“The growth of independent workers is outpacing hiring within the overall U.S. labor force. Full-time independent contractors and freelancers …

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  • The Demand Of Warehousing And Storage

    Storage space in the DC market is very important. Think about it – you may have heard that DC’s population is increasing by approximately 1,000 per month. That’s a true popular statistic. So, where are these people putting all their stuff!? It’s no secret that DC has less space than other places that people may be moving from. We will go into the needs of warehousing, and how to increase storage availability across your properties. One of the worst places to run out of storage space is your bathroom. It’s easy to underestimate bathroom storage needs. I mean, how much room could a few bottles, toilet paper rolls and some …

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