The advantage of buying a Boston condo that’s FHA approved is great. On this Boston condo blog post I’ll discuss and provide a YouTube video of the advantages of buying a Boston condo that’s FHA approved.

First what is a FHA approved Boston condo?  FHA is an acronym for Federal Housing Administration and this section of the government scrutinizes a Boston condo building in order to obtain the status of FHA approved. This would include that the condo association submits to the FHA the condo association budget, attorney option letter, condo association by-laws and a condo questionnaire among many other documents.

The advantages of having your condo in an FHA condo building is enormous,

  1. If a Boston condo is not FHA approved it makes it very difficult to obtain a mortgage for the property.
  2. You know if the building is FHA approved that the condo association is being run properly.
  3. As a seller it makes it easier to sell to future buyers.


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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.


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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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