Well today, I visited the Boston South End “luxury condos” at 1850. My first impression – “Cheap Looking.” That’s the bad news, now let me tell you the good news. If you want to buy one of their Boston South End auction condo lofts at min. asking price, I think it’s a good deal. But please don’t go crazy and get into a bidding war.

In reference to the auction, I don’t think they’ll sell all the condos. But if there’s enough buyers willing to pay the min of $295 per sq ft maybe they will. Because at that price its worth it. I really feel bad for those buyers at 1850 that purchased their lofts for over $500.00 per sq ft. because these buyers are going to be taken a big bath for several years.

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John Ford
John Ford

Over the course of 20 years in the Boston downtown real estate market, John represented and sold numerous, condominiums, investment and development properties in Greater Boston and in the surrounding suburbs

In addition to representing Boston condo buyers and sellers, John is currently one of the most recognized Boston condo blog writers regarding Boston condominiums and residential real estate markets. John's insights and observations about the Boston condo market have been seen in a wide variety of the most established local & national media outlets including; Banker and Tradesman, Boston Magazine The Boston Globe, The Boston Herald and NewsWeek and Fortune magazine, among others.


For over 24 years, John Ford, of Ford Realty Inc., has been actively involved in the real estate industry. He started his career in commercial real estate with a national firm Spaulding & Slye and quickly realized that he had a passion for residential properties. In 1999, John entered the residential real estate market, and in 2000 John Started his own firm Ford Realty Inc. As a broker, his clients have come to love his fun, vivacious, and friendly attitude. He prides himself on bringing honesty and integrity to the entire home buying and selling process. In addition to helping buyers and sellers, he also works with rental clients. Whether you’re looking to purchase a new Boston condo or rent an apartment, you’ll quickly learn why John has a 97% closing rate.


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