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The 21st century is filled with social paradoxes related to meeting new people in major metropolitan areas, like Beacon Hill or Boston Midtown. We live in an age of social media engagement and Internet connectivity around the clock, but we still seem to have a difficult time connecting to each other in real life, particularly when we move into a new downtown Boston area. Publications such as The New York Times often comment on this phenomenon with trend pieces that underscore the irony of living in a populous city and still finding it challenging to meet new people.

Compared to New York City, meeting new people in Boston Beacon Hill is considerably easier. Despite being a smaller metropolitan area with fewer than 1 million people, the lifestyle here is more relaxed and conducive to social engagement, particularly for residents of the downtown Boston districts. Here are some tips to help you meet new and interesting people once you settle in downtown San Diego.

Check Your Condo’s Social Agenda

If you live in a Boston Midtown condo or Beacon Hill condominium check to see if your homeowners association organizes its own social gatherings. Depending on the condo, the events may range from yoga classes to neighborly get-together sessions and Tupperware parties. In some cases, these social events may coincide with a formal association meeting to make them more enticing and encourage attendance.

Learn the Arts of Cocktail Mixing and Craft Brewing

If you’re a hands-on individual, craft brewery tours and courses may prove to be interesting. Or Friday Mixers at Museum of Fine Arts is another option.

Take Dance Lessons 

Several dance clubs and groups take advantage of the hardwood floors to teach lessons and schedule events. Friday and Sunday are the busiest nights 


If you’re just moving to Boston Beacon Hill, you’ll find that people are extremely friendly and laid back, so if you know where to look, it shouldn’t be too difficult to meet new people. If you’re considering whether to buy real estate in downtown Boston, reach out to the experienced professionals at Ford Realty for help finding your perfect downtown home. Call us today,

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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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Ford Realty Inc
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