Then in Apr/May 2014, contact an agent or troll the rental sites for available rentals in those communities. When you find one...call. Don' t rely on those 'contact' links.
I would start about 3 months out.
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A year is a bit too soon to focus on a particular house since it may not be available when you are ready and may not be in the same condition.