Looking to buy a Boston condo? Check out this Boston condo checklist

Looking to buy a Boston condo? With a wealth of inventory in most Boston downtown neighborhoods, the mere number of condos to consider can make the process of choosing your dream home a confusing. So how do you know which Boston condo will meet your needs the best? We have a house-hunting checklist to get you started.


Is the Boston condo for sale located near your work? Is the school district highly-rated? What about other amenities, like a park for the children to play? When considering the location of your dream home, determine what you want to live close to and find communities that match your needs.


What type of neighborhood would you like to live in? a historic Beacon Hill condo? A Boston midtown high rise condo?


What do you want in a dream home? A gourmet kitchen and formal dining room for entertaining guests? How many bedrooms and bathrooms? Make a list of the features you want in your home so you can check off those amenities for every house you look at.

Home Value

If the resale of the home is a possibility in the future, the home value will also become a factor in the selection of your home. 

Finding the right downtown Boston condo for your family can be a challenge, but there are ways to make the process easier. With a checklist of the features you want in a Boston condominium and with our team we will help you find the perfect Boston condo for sale

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.


Back Bay

Beacon Hill

Charles River Park


North End

South End

Seaport District

South Boston



Surrounding Communities of Boston
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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