The follwing is a story from the Cambridge Chronicle about a descrimination lawsuit:

A couple responded to an apartment rental advertisement posted on Craigslist and contacted an agent at ABG Residential, formerly known as Inman Realty. The complaint alleges that when the couple spoke with ABG Residential’s agent, the agent told them that the company would not rent to anyone with a child under the age of six and abruptly cancelled the appointment to view the apartment. Further investigation revealed that the advertised apartment was not de-leaded and therefore would have required the property owner to abate the lead prior to renting the apartment.

Attorney General office issued a fine against ABG Residential, a Cambridge-based realty company, and its agent, Georgina Zala, for refusing to rent an apartment to a couple because they had a nine-month old child whose presence would require abatement of lead paint hazards under state law. The fine was in the amount of $3,500.00.

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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.



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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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