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

  • The Benefits of Investing in Commercial Real Estate

    Commercial real estate is a great way to build your investment portfolio. When the economy is strong, investments in commercial properties can grow in value and provide an investor with a steady rate of return. With stock markets being volatile, commercial real estate can be an excellent risk/reward investment. There are plenty of potential commercial real estate properties in and around Washington D.C. These include offices, malls and retail spaces, apartment buildings, restaurants, industrial properties, and warehouses. Commercial real estate properties are leased out to provide a workspace, as opposed to residential ones , which are leased out to provide a living space. Investors will seek out commercial real estate …

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  • Should I Rent or Should I Buy?

    When relocating, one of the first questions you should ask yourself is if you are going to rent or buy. The answer is not always so straightforward. With a median home value of $530,000, the DC real estate market is more expensive than many. That’s why it’s critical to determine what works best for your situation. If you’re just passing through, renting may be a better option. But if you’re willing to manage property from a distance, buying and living in a home for a short period may be best because you can rent it out later. Still undecided? Check out this expert advice on when to rent and when …

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  • What You Need to Know About Refinancing Your DC Home

    With mortgage rates on the rise, refinancing may seem like a risky proposition. But if you opted for an adjustable mortgage, your rates are likely higher than today’s rate. Refinancing is different than getting a mortgage for the first time. If you’ve been paying consistently, you’ve already established a good track record that will make it easier to get a new loan. Because of the constant demand for real estate in the Nation’s Capital, you’ll find that even with the ups and downs of the real estate market your home’s value is most likely higher than when you purchased, especially if you’ve owned your home for decades or more. The …

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  • The Hottest Trends And Concepts For Your Office Space

    You’ve probably done some decorating in your home, apartment, door room (or at least had some say in it), but one space people often forget about is their office space. We spend 40 hours a week in that desk, chair, cubicle or office – so, shouldn’t it be an aesthetically pleasing space? Having a work environment that reflects your own individual style not only allows us to enjoy our space more, but also helps us to be more creative and productive! Here are some top trends for the 2017 office space. No Pesky Wires No matter how organized you actually are, laptops, chargers, phones, HDMI cords, lamps and ethernet cables …

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  • How To Keep Your Tenants Happy

    If you’ve ever been in property management, you know that it takes a lot of time, effort, patience and funds to find and retain quality residents. It costs a lot of money to keep turning over units, so it’s a win-win for everyone when residents are happy – they don’t have to move and you don’t have to pay apartment turnover fees! The team at Gordon James Realty has compiled a list of action items that you may want to consider in the new year in order to keep your residents satisfied!  Rent them a place they’ll want to move into and come home to. Make sure you’re handing over …

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