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When home sales softened late in 2005, many sellers decided to take their homes off the market and wait until the spring flowers surfaced -- along with the traditional housing season -- to lure potential home buyers. While sellers enjoyed modest appreciation in many areas of the country early in 2006, the second half was a totally different matter. Could the New Year possibly restart the positive cycle? Some economists believe the pull-and-wait strategy might have been premature given the amount of expected inventory in early 2007. Mark Nash does not necessarily concur. He thinks that there could be as many pent-up buyers as pent-up sellers, especially if the home is priced correctly. Nash, a Coldwell Banker broker and real estate author whose book "1001 Tips for Buying & Selling a...