History South Boston Real Estate

The neighborhood now known as South Boston was a remote Peninsula connected to the it was founded in 1630 as part Dorchester and most the land was used for farming then the parts of people settled in the area now referred to as Southie and named the area Mattapan bu they later died from diseases cause from the European traders in 1600s the first group of Europeans to settle here
were Puritans who renamed the place Dorchester after a town in England.

Boston Irish Invasion

In the late 1800s the Irish worked their way up through society to achieve high positions in business and politics the residents held to elect Irish politicians who challenged the political dominance a partisan elite On January 13 1914 James Michael Curley was elected to
his first term as mayor of Boston and Curlies lengthy political career spending 50 years in and out of elective office he would run for mayor 10 times and be successful in four of those contests in 1947 during his last mayoral term he was convicted for a second time
on federal charges of official misconduct and he spent five months in jail he was a prominent Irish politician within South Boston who set a precedent for other Irish Catholic politicians to follow most of the Irish officials use their influence to create jobs and
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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

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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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