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

  • Pop-Up Retail Growing Ever More Popular

    Pop-up stores are popping up everywhere. The pop-up retail phenomenon, once known as flash retailing, has grown in recent years. A pop-up store is a short-term, temporary business that sets up shop in an unused open space, storefront, or within an existing store. It is rented for a fraction of the cost of a long-term space and is a cost-efficient way for a retailer to increase its brand awareness and make a profit. A retailer will rent a pop-up space for as little as one day to upwards of a few months. Standalone pop-ups come in many shapes and sizes and are found at different locations. They can include vendors, …

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  • Critical Holiday Safety Tips for Landlords and Tenants

    The festive holiday season has arrived. But along with the gifts and twinkling lights comes a need for additional caution to help you and your tenants avoid fire, theft, injury and other dangers that increase around the holidays. So, now is the time to share warm holiday greetings and the following winter and holiday safety tips with your tenants. If your lease has specific rules that apply to decorations such as outdoor lights, be sure to remind tenants of those, too. Holiday Lights Deck the halls, walls and roofs safely by following advice from Pepco and the Consumer Product Safety Commission. When stringing lights outside, make sure they are made …

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  • Reasons To Invest In Property In Arlington, VA

    Why Arlington VA continues to be a hot spot for real estate

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  • How to Maximize Profit For Your DC Commercial Property

    The DC metro area is a great place to invest in commercial real estate. Because its economy relies largely on the federal government, property values were not hit as hard by the real estate collapse in the early 2000s. The government provides a stable economy and there is always a need for commercial space. But owning a commercial property does not make it instantly profitable. Because values and expenses are consistently high, controlling costs are paramount to turning a profit. Here are a few things you can do to maximize your profit: 1. Reduce your tax liability There are a variety of ways commercial property owners can reduce the amount …

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  • Office Spaces To Attract and Retain Top Talent

    Well-designed office spaces can go a long way to attract and retain the best talent. What message does your office design send? Here’s some information on how to create office spaces that will make a good impression. Add Colors According to a study from global design firm Hassle Studios, adding colors to an interior office design can offer a comfortable workplace and have a strong influence on a potential candidate. In addition, research show that adding colors promotes happiness, energy, and productivity among employees. You may want to incorporate colors into: Desks Chairs Tables Walls Fixtures Textures Ceilings Colors can also be used to provide way-finding throughout your office space …

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