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

  • How to Avoid Common Home Selling Mistakes For Your DC Area Home

    Are you looking to sell a home in the Washington, DC area for the highest price in the least amount of time? Real estate is always hot in DC. So many homeowners think selling their home is as easy as putting a sign outside and accepting offers. But there’s much more to it than that. Going it alone is a risky proposition. No matter how much you know about the local market or how well you can negotiate, a number of common mistakes will keep you from selling. Whether you’re in Virginia, Maryland or the District, the following suggestions will help you sidestep mistakes to get the best price and …

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  • 5 Traits of a Great Property Manager

    A great property manager can be hard to come by. In today’s fast-paced, social-media centric society, consumers and renters crave and demand instant gratification – they are ephemeral. That being said, property managers must constantly be on their toes and ready to take on anything! Not only must they be ready to draw in and lease to rent-ready prospects, but they must also always roll with the punches in order to satisfy current renters. Leaky toilet at midnight? Be prepared for a call. Can’t find the mailbox key. Better be on it. Locked out of your apartment? Must be prepared! Property managers deal with these scenarios (among thousands of others) …

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  • Why Social Media Is So Important For Landlords

    Why should landlords be on social media? There are a million logical answers to that question, but the main one is…because your renters are! Doesn’t it make sense, as a property management company, to want to be in the same space as your current and prospective renters? Of course it does! Let’s face it. Social media is everywhere these days. It’s an addiction. Even if you don’t like it, you, as a property manager, have a responsibility to your leases to be on it – it’s the best way to communicate with this generation of renters…and the best way to engage with them, as well! The good news is – …

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  • Best Ways To Communicate With Renters

    As a landlord, one of the most important, if not THE most important quality to possess is communication skills. If you have had even the least bit of experience in property management, you know that, on a daily basis, you will encounter all sorts of people. Different jobs, different backgrounds, different schedules, different families, different interests, different beliefs, different visitors, etc. In order to make all your tenants feel comfortable and like an important part of your community, here are several things to keep in mind when communicating with them. This will make your job easier and their lives at your community better! Write It Out! Though it’s often much …

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  • How to Respond to Security Threats

    While building owners and property managers frequently prepare for natural disasters, they should also be ready to respond to security threats. Is your property prepared for a terrorist or cyber-attack? Building owners and managers can’t predict when a terrorist or cyber-attack might strike. An emergency preparedness plan, however, is a strong defense against such threats. Building owners and property managers need to learn how to protect residents and property against security threats and potential terrorist attacks and be able to implement a planned response. Investors and tenant organizations now also expect property managers and building owners to be better prepared in case of a terrorist or security threat. When a Somali …

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