The Warren Group released MA condo stats for July 2009.

“Condo sales remained fairly flat in July, but that’s a significant step up from prior months when sales sank by 20 to 30 percent. And the decline in condo prices in July wasn’t as steep as it has been,” said Warren.

Statewide condo sales totaled 2,190 in July, slightly lower than the 2,227 sales in July 2008. So far this year, condo sales are off by about 20 percent. A total of 9,653 condos traded from January through July, down from 12,065 a year ago.

The median condo price fell 4.3 percent to $276,000 in July from $288,500 last year. July’s 4.3 percent drop was the smallest so far in 2009. In the first five months of the year, price declines exceeded 10 percent. The year-to-date condo price is off about 10 percent to $252,100 from $279,900.

Read the full Warrenn Group real estate report

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John Ford
John Ford
EXPERIENCE

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.



HISTORY

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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Back Bay

Beacon Hill

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North End

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Seaport District

South Boston

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Surrounding Communities of Boston
Contact
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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