A good way to gauge the health of the real estate market in Boston is to take a look at how many condos and town houses are actually going into contract and, of course, selling.

As of  Thursday, Janaury 11, there were 161 single-family homes in contract, with contingencies to be removed. And 15 under contingent, meaning the contractual conditions have been completed, and the loans just need to be funded. as of January 11, 2018 11 Boston single-family/town homes have sold since January 1st, at an average sales price of $682,000. The most expensive was on Dartmouth Street in the Back Bay for $1,850,000

The Boston condo segment of the market is also moving briskly. There are 514 condos under agreement, and 39 under contngent. From January first til today 67 Boston condos have sold, at an average price of $828,963. The most expensive condo sold was 1723 Washington Street for $2,995,000.

Boston Condo Statistics for Thursday, January 11th

Total Listings:528
Average Price:$1,607,443
Highest Listing Price Boston condo:$13,500,000
Lowest Listing Boston condo$115,000

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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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John Ford and his staff can be reached at 617-595-3712 or 617-720-5454. Please feel free to stop by John's Boston Beacon Hill office located at 137 Charles Street.

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