About John Ford

Originally from New York, John moved to Boston after college. His Boston condo knowledge, coupled with commercial real estate background with Spaulding & Slye, has provided him with valuable skills that he uses daily in real estate negotiations, educating homebuyers and sellers.

John has been working in the Boston real estate industry for over 25 years and his clients often describe him as a detail-oriented, proactive, and fun to be around.

After living for many years in several downtown Boston neighborhoods including Back Bay, Beacon Hill, Midtown, Charles River Park and Charlestown, John currently resides in Lexington MA. John enjoys reading and traveling. 

John is the owner of the Boston condos for sale website,  he is a real estate professional with almost 20 years of experience in the Boston real estate market.. He has been the sole owner of Ford Realty at 137 Charles Street since 2000, and has become a fixture on Beacon Hill. 

John specializes in residential real estate, but has completed many complicated commercial deals as well. He has expanded his office over the years and continues to add real estate agents to his brokerage. Additionally, he currently posts on several real estate blogs including for websites such as; Bostonluxurycondosforsale.com, Bostonreb.com and Fordrealty.net. John enjoys sharing his awareness and perspective on many facets of the business.

John Ford’s Past Experience

Prior to opening his own office, Ford was a Vice President of a residential real estate firm at  Midtown Real Estate from 1996 -1999. Prior to that, he was on the property management team of Spaulding and Slye, a commercial real estate firm. Mr. Ford also gained vast knowledge and experience while he was working for Building Technology Engineers on development and building renovations during his five years coordinating projects, John Ford’s first job in Boston was for Lehman Brothers stock brokerage firm before deciding to get fully involved in all aspects of real estate.

  • Ford Realty is an independent family-owned company that prides itself in customer service.
  • Ford Realty has been quoted in several top media outlets such as CNN, Boston Globe, Boston Herald, Fortune, and News Week magazine.
  • Ford Realty has been one of the largest sellers of Boston Beacon Hill buildings with over $20 million in sales last year.

About Janet Lamb

Janet Lamb is the top sales agent in the office. She was promoted to Vice President in 2015 and recognized in the industry as one of the top sales and rental agents in Beacon Hill.

Our Boston real estate team provides exceptional customer service.  Please call, send us an email, or fill out the online contact form, and let us know how we can best serve your Boston Luxury real estate needs!

Ford Realty Staff

John Ford

Janet Lamb

Joe Cummings

Ken Olsen

Frank Mancini

James Connell

John Ford, Broker
Janet Lamb, Vice President
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Boston, MA 02114
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Boston Real Estate Blog 2023

About Our Boston Condo For Sale Blog

Hello. Welcome to the Boston Real Estate Blog.

This blog is a sort of labor of love by the Ford Realty team. We like following and writing about all sorts of real estate issues and topics — and many times we like writing about other issues that strike our fancy. We hope you enjoy the blog.

If you are thinking about buying or selling a home in any of the neighborhoods of Boston, we’d also like to help.

As real estate agents, we look forward each and every day to helping people just like you achieve their dreams.

Our clients look to me for seasoned advice and candid opinions, but mostly our buyers and sellers appreciate our hard work and diligence, on their behalf.

Buyers know we are committed to helping them through each step of the home-buying process, making it as smooth and easy as possible. Sellers know we have the experience and knowledge to help them achieve the highest price possible for the property while keeping problems to a minimum.

Hopefully, this website can help you learn all about Boston and Boston real estate. You may also search through all of the MLS listings currently on the market.

We would be happy to help you in your search for a new home or condo near your needs, or to assist you in selling your current home or condo, or both! Contact us for more information. You can reach us at 617-595-3712

No matter what, we wish you good luck and good fortune. And enjoy the blog.

Sincerely, John Ford


For more information please contact one of our on-call agents at 617-595-3712.

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