Boston condo sellers want Amazon

Boston condos sellers want Amazon

Amazon selected these 20 cities to move onto the next phase of its HQ2 competition. (Amazon Image)

Now a new artificial voice is speaking up.

Aiera, a stock-picking robot developed by Wells Fargo Securities, has chosen Boston as the likely site for Amazon’s HQ2. The city is one of 20 finalists in the ongoing competition, which narrowed the field from an original list of 238.

According to a report in Barron’s, Aiera’s prediction is based on hundreds of thousands of data points, from mentions of Amazon on social media to news reports to stock price and more. The AI crunches all the numbers and selects the top finishers, which turned out to be Boston, Chicago, Atlanta, New York, Toronto, Austin and Washington, D.C.

I’m not big on placing my money on Artificial Intelligence (AI), but I’m also selecting Amazon selecting HQ2 moves to Boston.

Why you ask?  Because mt faovirte Irish gambling site called Paddy Power also likes Boston, with 3-to-1 odds.

Contact me to find to set up an appointment to start your Boston condo buying process.

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Updated March 2018

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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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