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

  • Downsizing Your Home And Still Make It Profitable

    The time has come to downsize your space. Maybe you are retiring. Maybe your kids have grown up and gone off to college. Or maybe you’re just tired of having so much space that you, well, don’t really need. It’s time to downsize! But the question is – how can you downsize but still be profitable? Read on to learn more about the upside of downsizing! Have you realized that you spend most of your time in ONE area of the house? Maybe you are constantly in the kitchen or constantly in your den. This could be a sign that it’s time for you to consider a downsize! This is …

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  • Top 6 Millennials Home Buying Trends And Styles

    What’s something you hear about a lot? The weather, the stock market, the state of the union…and…home buying trends! Are millennials renting apartments or buying homes? GJR helped you to understand the home buying trends amongst  baby boomers and now we’re here to help you understand the trends of home-buying millennials. Check it out! WHO are the millennials? In 2016, U.S Pirg described Millennials as those born between 1983 and 2000. Due to birth-year overlap between definitions of Generation X and Millennials, some individuals born in the late 1970s and early 1980s see themselves as being “between” the two generations. Are you a millennial? If so, you’re not alone! Millennials …

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  • Selling Vs. Renting From a Distance

    Selling Vs. Renting From a Distance With the explosion of the smart technology it’s easier than ever to manage a property from a distance. This makes renting a popular option for homeowners who find themselves moving away temporarily, and don’t want to sell their home. But the idea of trusting others to make decisions on your behalf that greatly impact your financial future isn’t for everyone. This is why many owners who relocate—even temporarily—decide to sell their property and buy another one if they come back to the area later. While we can’t make the decision for you, here are some factors to consider when deciding to rent or sell …

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  • Best Practices for First-Time Landlords

    Renting property in the DC area can be very lucrative when done properly. Unfortunately, many first-time landlords find themselves in time-consuming and expensive situations because they never took the time to learn how to choose the right tenants. We’ve combined our decades of property management experience to give you the best advice on how to rent your property with the least amount of headaches and highest amount of profit possible. Assemble Your Team Even if you plan on managing your own property instead of hiring someone, you’ll need an attorney to help you draft applications, leases and file evictions. In addition to an attorney, you occasionally will need to hire …

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  • Why a Mobile-First Strategy is So Important for Landlords

    The Importance of a mobile-first strategy for landlords Think about today’s society and today’s consumers. We are obsessed with our phones! According to Text Request, in June of 2014, 561 billion text messages were sent worldwide. Obviously that’s a rounded figure, but it brings us to roughly 18.7 billion texts sent every day around the world. That’s the most recent number we’ve got…and that was TWO years ago? How many more iPhones and fancy Samsungs and Droids have come out since then? I can only imagine how much higher that number is TODAY! As a landlord, why should you be thinking about texting? Because your tenants are texting! Texting, at the …

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