Boston’s luxury condo market is starting off 2010 in better shape, after suffering through a rocky couple of years.

Excerpts of a radio interview with Tracy Campion on WBUR 99.9 fm:

Tracy Campion sells units at one development, Bryant Back Bay. She said the crash rattled her clients, even the ones who pay with cash. “There’s still a lot of people with money out there,” Campion said. “They’re just nervous, and they want to feel a sense that everything’s OK.”

It may now be OK. Sales of high-end condos nearly doubled in January, thanks in part to two properties newly on the market: the ‘W’ and the Clarendon.

It has also helped that banks have made it easier to get the jumbo loans that finance such purchases. The big question now is whether sales can keep up this pace.

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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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