R. James “Jamie” Test is a Realtor with McWilliams|Ballard, Inc., serving clients in Virginia and Washington, D.C. A native of Alexandria, Virginia, Jamie attended Gonzaga High School in Washington, D.C. before heading to the University of Mary Washington in Fredericksburg, Virginia. At Mary Washington, Jamie studied business and economics while playing intercollegiate lacrosse.
After graduating from Mary Washington in 2003, Jamie began his career in real estate with Delta Associates, the Washington area’s leading research and consulting firm for the commercial real estate industry. At Delta Associates, Jamie worked as a research analyst, publishing reports on the office and retail sectors of the commercial real estate market. This role enabled him to gain a deep understanding of the drivers of the economy at a national, regional and local level.
In 2005, Jamie accepted a position with McWilliams|Ballard, Inc., the area’s largest new home sales brokerage company. There, he headed a team of research analysts that consulted with developers on pricing, unit mix, floor plan design, interior finishes and building amenities. .
In 2009, Jamie transitioned to real estate brokerage as a Realtor and Sales Manager with McWilliams|Ballard, Inc. Since then, he has been a Sales Manager at new home communities in Washington, D.C. and Northern Virginia. His project experience includes:
located at 1515 15th St., NW, Washington, DC 20005. This 90 unit new construction condominium building with street level retail delivered in 2009. The building sold at prices ranging from approximately $400,000 to nearly $2 million and an average of over $600 per square foot upon sellout in 2011.
1221 N. Quinn Street Condominiums
located in Arlington, VA. This 13 unit boutique condominium was originally constructed in 1963 and underwent a complete renovation in 2009. Jamie’s team went to work with a new owner in the fall of 2011 and quickly sold out the building in three months.
The Isabella Condominiums
located at 6301 Edsall Rd., Alexandria, VA 22312. This 144 unit new construction condominium is currently selling. It is the first new construction condominium to deliver in Northern Virginia in several years and will feature a later phase of townhouses.
In addition to his experience with new homes, Jamie serves a variety of clients with all types of property, including single family homes and townhouses. Whether a client is a first time buyer or experienced investor, Jamie provides the same high level of service and a tailored approach to ensure his clients’ success.
In his free time, Jamie enjoys playing tennis and golf as a member of Army Navy Country Club. He lives with his wife, Meghan, and daughter, Malorie, in the Cameron Station neighborhood of Alexandria, Virginia.