Moving to Boston whether its for school or work it’s a decision you will be happy with. There are a number of things you will want to know and explore about our city.  We have so many diverse neighborhoods with different lifestyles, price points, and access to pubic transportation. When searching for your Boston condo or apartment you’ll find our website as a useful tool for you to use in your Boston home search.

Moving to Boston is going to be a fun experience for you, like it was for me many years ago. I love Boston and you will too.  There are literally times when I pinch myself and just can’t believe how beautiful a place I live in.  There are views in this city, which rival anything you would see in any European paradise.

When moving to Boston consider the importance of the following factors:

  • How much space do you need?
  • Do you have school aged kids?
  • Are you a mountain or beach person?
  • How sensitive are you to snow and cold weather?
  • Are you a suburbs or urban person?
  • If you the suburban type, how si-highlight–primary is it that you can get downtown quickly?
  • If you are the urban type do you want to be right in the middle of the action or a little removed?

If you can start thinking about these questions and organizing them in your mind it will make your Boston Relocation that much easier.

Those looking for a Boston city experience can also select from a number of distinct neighborhoods.  Downtown is the center of it all and is where you can find an endless amount of clubs, bars, and restaurants.  Those looking for a more alternative lifestyle may find themselves well at home in Boston’s South End. For those who like ethnic neighborhoods you might like Boston’s North End for Italian food, or the South Boston for taste of Boston’s Irish culture.

And of course there is the outstanding and world class urban neighborhood of Back Bay and Beacon Hill, which is the original luxury neighborhoods of Boston.  It is a charming place with it’s many brick sidewalks and street gas lanterns.

Finally, for those moving to Boston to enjoy the many incredible sites of the Boston harbor you will not be disappointed.

Believe me when I tell you that there is really something for everyone that is thinking of moving to Boston.  Come live the life.

Contact me to find to set up an appointment to start your Boston condo buying process.

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Updated March 2018

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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