If your a regularly reader of this Boston real estate website, then you know that Charles River Park condos that sold in 2019 were on the market for an average of 42 days. That doesn’t really tell the full picture though.

Boston condos for sale and days-on-the-market

Even though time on market has increased over the past several months in all real estate in downtown Boston , the best Boston condos for sale are still selling quickly – very quickly. Since buyers mostly comparison shop, they are basing their decision on what other homes are on the market at that price point. Additionally, with real-time emails most buyers are aware of a new listing the moment it hits the market. This allows them to quickly see when a listing for Boston downtown real estate appears to be a value.

In Boston, we continue to see that buyers aren’t afraid to pull the trigger on a Charles River Park condo for sale that stands out from the competition. In fact, they are more afraid to wait. So if you see a Boston downtown condo you like online, make it a priority to get over and see it. Don’t wait for the weekend or for when you get back from a trip because chances are, it will be gone.

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Boston downtown real estate for sale under $2M

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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.

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



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