JRealty Property Management in Gardena, CA

JRealty provides professional property management services for owners of residential, apartment, and commercial rental properties throughout Los Angeles county. We manage big and small apartment buildings, houses, and commercial rental properties.

We are conveniently located in Hawthorne, CA on Prairie Ave near Rosecrans. We a lot of experience with rental units in Gardena.

Gardena Rent Mediation

This city has rent Rent Mediation summarized below:

In 1987, the Gardena City Council passed an ordinance that requires the owner of residential rental units to provide a copy of a booklet entitled “Rent Mediation and Hearing Procedures” (english, spanish) for each residential unit and to all new tenants thereafter.

The ordinance requires that:
- a tenant receive a written notice of a rent increase at least thirty (30) days prior to the actual effective date of the increase if the increase is ten percent (10%) or less.
- If the rent increase is greater than ten percent (10%), the ordinance requires that a tenant receive a written notice of a rent increase at least sixty (60) days prior to the actual effective date of the increase.
- Mobile Home Park tenants must receive a ninety (90) day notice.
- All rent increases must also include a notice to the tenant of their right to mediation/hearing and that the tenant has ten (10) business days following receipt of the notice to file a mediation petition with the City in order to exercise their rights under Chapter 14 .04 of the Gardena Municipal Code.

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Residential Property management service for single family homes (SFRs), individual condo units, and 2 to 4 unit buildings.

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Apartment Property management service for 5 to 15 or 16 to 100+ unit buildings with or without on-site management.

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Commercial Property Management service for retail, office, warehouse, and other non-residential or mixed-use buildings.

About Us

We provide full-service property management and other real estate services to private investors, corporations and institutions throughout Los Angeles County. Justin started property management by subleasing rooms in 1998 to UCLA students in Westwood. He created JRealty in 2008 and now we manage many units in and around Los Angeles County.

JRealty Team 2018

Our Toolbox

We are members of many industry organizations and stay current on news and legal issues that matter. We use many forms provided by the California Association of Realtors.

We use Appfolio software for our financial accounting and reporting requirements. Our clients like the electronic reports and access their to online portal.

Our credit and background checks are provided by CoreLogic SafeRent and Experian to dramatically reduce risk and improve underwriting standards and process.

We use Salesforce enterprise level cloud-based software to help manage maintenance and other requests including communication with all stakeholders.

We use DocuSign to help sign important lease agreements, notices, and other documents easily, quickly, and without human error. The entire process is available on by smartphone, tablet, or computer. Documents can be created and electronically signed in minutes with a simple tap on the screen.

Our Experience

The following is a map showing JRealty experience in Gardena. It shows all of the properties that we either currently or previously managed, leased, or sold in Gardena.

Mission Statement

Our mission is to deliver high quality, low risk, and sustainable results for the benefit of landlords.  We strive to maintain a high level of satisfaction with all stakeholders.

JRealty Leadership

Justin Reese

Justin Reese

Justin is President of JRealty, a CA licensed broker  #01778434, and a Realtor®. Here is his linked-in page.
He has a BA from UCLA and an MBA from Cornell University.  He served as a USMC platoon commander in Iraq Mar 2003.  After Cornell, he was a senior financial analyst at Trammell Crow Company and later CBRE. 

Maria Reese

Maria Reese

Maria is co-owner of JRealty, a CA license agent #01889240, and manages the billing, and financial and tax reporting. Here is her LinkedIn page.
She has a BA from The College of Wooster and an MBA from Cornell University.  Prior to joining JRealty, she managed over $800 million of insurance products at Farmers Insurance and Mapfre USA. 

Our Team

Gina Kim

Gina Kim

Gina is in charge of our leasing department and has extensive experience in lease negotiations, tenant screening, underwriting, and selection. She has a BA from UCI. She is fluent in English and effectively fluent in Korean. She is a CA licensed agent #01994686

Elias Padilla

Elias Padilla

Elias is in charge of our maintenance departement and has extensive experience managing complex maintenance issues. He has a BA from UCSB. He is fluent in English and Spanish. He is a CA licensed agent #02020031

David Miranda

David Miranda

David is an account manager. He has a BS in Business Administration from Cal Poly Pomona with an emphasis in Finance and Real Estate. He is fluent in English and Spanish.   He is a CA licensed agent #02012403

Matthew Drobny

Matthew Drobny

Matthew has a BA from Randolph-Macon College (was a Presidential Scholar) and an Masters degree in Business from Hult International Buisness School (was on the Dean's List). He is fluent in English and Spanish, and is a CA licensed real estate agent #02032187

Lily Hutchins

Lily Hutchins

Lily Hutchins has has a BA from CSULB. She has extensive management experience in administration and HR management. She is a CA licensed real estate agent #02060720


Virginia Armstrong

Virginia has started in Real Estate in 2002 and most recently came to JRealty from Berkshire Hathaway Homes California Properties. She is fluent in English and Spanish, is a CA licensed real estate agent #02060720, and a Realtor®

Cristy de Jesus

Cristy de Jesus

Christy has a BS from University of Southern California, Cum Laude.  She is a CA licensed real estate agent #01975004 and a Realtor®.


Gustavo Padilla

Gustavo is fluent in English and Spanish and has a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, CA. He is a CA licensed real estate agent #02084662.


Erica Medina

Erica earned her BA and an MBA both from the University of New Mexico. She has extensive resident management experience as well as strong interpersonal and leadership skills.

Jet Lin

Jet Lin

Jet has extensive experience in Facilities Management and administration prior to joining JRealty. She has BA in Marketing from San Diego State University.

Armando Mora

Armando Mora

Armando is fluent in English and Spanish. has a BS in Business Marketing from California State University, Northridge.

Our Reviews

Landlords often give us positive feedback via email and phone saying that they are happy with JRealty service. Landlords, Tenants, and Vendors frequently tell us they like our communication, availability, and style and approach.

We take feedback seriously.  You can read our reviews on two popular websites: Google and Yelp


JRealty HQ

13234 Prairie Ave, Hawthorne, CA 90250

All mail and deliveries go to this address

Our normal business hours are Mon through Fri from 9am to 5p. We are closed Sat, Sun, and federal holidays.

After making an appointment, you can physically see a vacant unit from 7a to 7p Mon through Fri or from 12p to 3p on Sat and Sun. The fastest way to request a showing is to submit a showing request otherwise you can contact us at leasing@jrealty.org or 888-571-5388.

Our normal maintenance hours are Mon through Fri from 9am to 5p. You can submit a maintenance request here, or you can contact us at maintenance@jrealty.org or 888-868-6156. We also have an oncall duty agent who is available after hours if emergency.