Searching for a Boston condo for sale

According to the National Association of Realtors 95% of home buyers will use the internet to find their next home. Very few homes are sold because of open houses, print ads, yard signs, or any other marketing medium. This is why Ford Realty in 2019 is concentrating in dominating the Boston downtown condo market for Google search. Our goal is to be on the top real estate websites for features spots or additional branding for your Boston condo for sale, so Boston condo buyers see them faster and more often. This is a giant marketing funnel, where the Boston condo buyer sees your Boston condo for sale online, then next they contact us to schedule a showing and then make an offer on your Boston condo for sale. The more online views, the more showings, the more offers, the better the final sales price and time on market for you seller.

What is a National top real estate websites?

For the purposes of the Boston condo blog post, a top national real estate websites that are used by buyers to find their next home in the United States.

Top 10 Real Estate Websites by Traffic 2019

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Real Estate WebsiteTraffic Jan – March 2019Average Time on Site
1. Zillow.com536 million6:55
2. Realtor.com235 million6:21
3. Trulia.com147 million5:21
4. Redfin.com119 million4:50
5. Homes.com47 million4:14
6. Movoto.com23 million4:07
7. Remax.com15 million3:26
8. KW.com9 million4:21
9. Century21.com8 million5:00
10. Estately.com7 million2:32

Changes since the 2018 Real Estate Website Traffic Report:

  • Biggest gainer goes to:, increased by 18 million since last year (still keeping its #2 spot).
  • Biggest loser goes to:, losing 7 million in traffic since last year (but still keeping its #3 spot).
  • Top rank climber goes to, the only site out of the 10 ten that moved up was overtaking
  • Runner up goes to with 4 million in traffic.

Our Boston Condos for sale website

Obviously, not being a national chain our viewer numbers are no where near the above real estate websites. However, the average time on our site is in the top tier with Zillow and Truila.

Boston Condos for sale

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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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