The following is for the period ending October 31, 2009 compared to (October 24, 2009).

Units on market: 1,977 (1,988)
Average days on market: 128 (128)
Median price: $415,000 ($405,000)
Average price: $689,883 ($683,034)

Price changes, last thirty days: 530 (502)
Average price change: -4.27% (-4.02%)
Average $ price change: -$23,023 (-$22,412)

Under agreement: 301 (287)
Average days on market: 116 (107)

Sold (closed), last thirty days: 288 (261)
Months of supply: 6.86 (7.62)
Average days on market: 94 (90)
Original list to final sales price: 93% (93%)
Median sales price: #343,000 ($350,000)
Average sales price: $445,689 ($455,290)

Sales velocity: $128,358,473 ($118,830,647)
(sales velocity is total dollar amount of units sold)

Expired listings, last thirty days: 168 (172)
Average days on market: 140 (146)

Information collected from third-party sources by the Multiple Listing Service Property Information Network, Inc. for the periods 10/01/2009 – 10/31/2009 and 09/24/2009 – 10/24/2009.

Author Profile

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.

John Ford
Ford Realty Inc
137 Charles Street
Boston, Ma 02114



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