2014 might be a great year to sell your home

Published: Tuesday, Jan. 14 2014 2:40 p.m. MST

In this photo taken Tuesday, July 17, 2012, a single family home is for sale in the Hollywood area of Los Angeles.

Damian Dovarganes, Associated Press

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This year could prove to be ideal for those waiting to sell their house, according to MarketWatch’s AnnaMaria Androitis.

“Bidding wars are once again common, and homes are routinely going for well over the asking price in some cities,” Androitis wrote in her article “This is the year to sell your home.”

“These trends make it seem like a return to the go-go days of the housing boom,” she wrote, adding that with the unemployment rates dropping and an increase in consumer confidence, “more buyers are entering the housing market and sellers are finding that they have more leverage in negotiating the going prices of their homes.”

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