Boston Beacon Hill attracts a spectrum of people, from college students to well-established professionals, who are eager to make the city home. Yet, if you’re a Beacon Hill native, it’s easy to pick a new transplant from the crowd. For those who just moved into a Boston Beacon Hill condo, learn what you may be doing that pegs you as a newcomer.

You’ve eaten out every night this week.

Your belly might be happy, but your wallet feels otherwise. Whether you’re craving authentic Italian cuisine or burger, you’re living in the right  place to enjoy the view while savoring fresh seafood, the numerous of dining options in Beacon Hill.

You ordered a generic, nationally recognized beer.

You like to kick back with a Corona or Heineken, so what? Boston, Ma is home to more than 100 craft breweries, and many local establishments highlight their favorites, even pairing local beers with specially made menu items. Put down that mediocre drink. Hop on the Beacon Hill craft beer train and never look back.

You’ve accumulated an embarrassing amount of parking tickets

It can be hard to keep up with the parking rules near your Beacon Hill condo, so don’t feel bad if you’ve already gotten a few too many street sweeping tickets. You’ll get the hang of it.

You’ve been to the Sevens Tavern.

A rite of passage for any newcomer in Beacon Hill is having a pint at the Sevens..

Are you guilty of any or all of the above? Maybe you’re thinking about moving into a new Beacon Hill condo and want to make sure you blend in with the crowd. Either way, if you’re interested in learning more about the area or purchasing real estate in Downtown Boston, don’t hesitate to call the property experts at Ford Realty. With an office in the heart of Beacon Hill, you can be sure that we’ll show you the best local property that meets your every need. Call us for more information.

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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.

John Ford
Ford Realty Inc
137 Charles Street
Boston, Ma 02114



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