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Dino Confalone has more than two decades of real estate and business management experience. Originally from Quincy and a first generation Italian American (Abruzzi), Dino graduated from Suffolk University with an Accounting and Business Management Degree. Since 2009 Dino has become a Top Producing Realtor and serves as the Volunteer Treasurer on the Cambridge Board of Realtors and is a board member of The Cambridge Arts Association and GBAR's Global Task Force. Dino lives on the South Shore of Boston with his wife Kristen and 2 boys, Camerin and Benjamin.

What is the next “hot” neighborhood for homes?

(photo courtesy Mark Moz)

A lot of clients ask me where to find the next “hot spot” to purchase; and without a crystal ball it’s pretty challenging to answer that question. Obviously, close proximity to a University is top on the list; however there are other factors in play. For example, since I can remember, East Somerville and Winter Hill have been underdeveloped. With the redevelopment of Assembly Square we’ve had both developers and wealthy young professionals choose to invest in those great neighborhoods. With development comes a sense of a new community and especially new dining options. If you haven’t attended the East ...

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Thinking of selling your home?

(photo courtesy Mark Moz)

Yes, we continue to be in a “sellers’ market.” However, having everything in order will help you obtain top dollar for your home. There are several factors that you should take into account when getting ready to enter the real estate market. First and foremost, speak to a professional. A good realtor will provide you with invaluable counsel. Ask friends and family for a realtor that will be a good fit for you. Interview realtors and go with your instincts. Make sure that you “click,” as you will have to go through a lot with this person. Walk through the ...

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Boston Real Estate: Now is the time!

Bostoniano's new real estate columnist, Dino Confalone.

Boston and its surrounding area’s real estate market is the hottest it has ever been. The concept of being undervalued in relation to cities like San Francisco, Miami, New York and Los Angeles continues to fuel the cash infusion of global investors. In my opinion, the spring of 2013 was the game changer and Boston became a “Seller’s Market”. Have you invested in Boston? If not, what are you waiting for? This past spring, we could classify the real estate market as a “beast” and it truly was not for everyone. However, with historic low interest rates and steady appreciation, ...

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