Downtown Boston condos for sale: Days-on-Market

Entering into the 2019 Boston real estate market it is crucial to consider the average days on market. Average days on market is a strong indicator of what part of town is truly up-and-coming and what part of town is starting to decline.

Downtown Boston NeighborhoodNumber of Days on the Market
Back Bay159 days
Beacon Hill104 days
Charlestown93 days
Midtown161 days
North End62 day
Seaport District70 days
South Boston98 days
Waterfront96 days

According to the chart above, right behind North End was Boston Seaport condo for sale market, coming in at 70 average days on market. Third place was a close fight between Charlestown and South Boston in the 90 day range. This will be a surprise to some, but Back Bay came in the slowest, crawling at 159 average days on market. It should be noted back Bay also has the largest inventory especially condos for sale in the million dollar price range. Higher price Boston real estate moves slower on average.


For a full breakdown of the entire Downtown Boston real estate market and detailed average days on market per downtown Boston real estate area, please email @ or call/test 617-595-3712.

Any other questions about the Boston Midtown real estate market, or any other downtown Boston real estate area don’t be afraid to contact me.



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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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