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

  • What Renters in Washington, D.C and Arlington, VA Want

    Want create site? Find Free WordPress Themes and plugins.When planning a move or considering a new place to live, there are a lot of factors that can go into the decision. After all, it’s a big one! When looking for new apartments and/or homes, you must take into consideration the inspection list of the property, the location, the price, the value, the school districts, the nearby job opportunities, and so much more. What else is important in a home? Amenities! Are you an avid cook who needs to have an updated, state-of-the-art kitchen? Are you a clothes horse who can’t live without walk-in closets? There are a lot of amenities …

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  • What to Do About Late Payments from Tenants

    Want create site? Find Free WordPress Themes and plugins.Timely rental payments are critical to your cashflow. But getting tenants to make payments on time is a common problem. But what can you do about it? Before giving your tardy tenants the boot, read the following tips to make sure your next action doesn’t get you in hot water. Get It In Writing Misunderstandings happen. Make sure that the terms of the tenant’s lease are clearly stated in writing, including consequences for late payment. All adults living at the property should initial and sign that they have read and understand the terms. Stay in Touch Your first step is to communicate …

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  • A Guide to Advertising Your DC Area Rental Home

    Want create site? Find Free WordPress Themes and plugins.You’ve spent a considerable amount of time and money getting your DC area investment property ready to rent. In order to get the most out of your investment, it should be on the market for as little time as possible. Even on a busy street, sticking a for rent sign out front isn’t going to cut it. You’ll need to advertise your home in order to get the best pool of prospective renters. But there are a lot of options. In addition to where you’ll advertise, you want to show the property in the best possible light in order to attract the …

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  • Can You Get a Mortgage After Retirement?

    Want create site? Find Free WordPress Themes and plugins.Contrary to popular belief, retirement doesn’t mean you can’t get a mortgage. Your long credit history and assets can work to your advantage. One mortgage broker even recalls securing a 30-year loan for her 92-year-old client. Your age is not a limit to the term of your mortgage. With that being said, getting a mortgage during retirement may be tricky. You’ll have to have sufficient assets to make up for lack of a predictable income. The following considerations allow you to prepare yourself for the mortgage application process. Count Income from Non-Borrowing Household Members It’s not unusual for retirees to live with …

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  • Familiarizing Yourself With Arlington

    Want create site? Find Free WordPress Themes and plugins.Moving, though not always the most pleasant experience (think packing, lifting, down payments, etc.), is just a part of life and you CAN make it enjoyable! The best part about moving is being introduced to a whole new neighborhood, a whole new group of friends and, therefore, all new experiences! Read on to see how to make the most of your new neighborhood in Arlington, Virginia. The first (and most fun and social) thing you should do when you move to a new neighborhood – whether you’re headed to Aurora Highlands, Douglas Park, Ashton Heights, etc. – is to meet your neighbors! …

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