One of the first phones I used while growing up in Yorktown Hts., NY was a yellow rotary phone that hung up in the corner of our kitchen for most of the 70″s til our family moved in late 1970’s to Somers, NY.

I looked up that phone online recently and saw one was selling for $224.00 on Amazon. Tempted to buy it, I didn’t.

Despite my affection for the phones of the past, in my profession its necessary to have a smartphone, but I must confess I still prefer to access the internet on my Dell desktop computer.

The reason I bring this up, I was going to buy my 84 year old father the Jitterbug flip phone. (You must of seen those ads the phones for elderly people, sorry if that’s not political correct).  Anyway, I’ll never forget my fathers reaction: “John, that phone is for old people, why would I want that….plus your brother just bought me the Apple iphone XS Max.”

The point is, whether you have the latest version of the iphone or you have my moms future jetterbug flip phone. I hope you view the latest Boston downtown real estate condos for sale on your cell phone

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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.

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Ford Realty Inc
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