You should start your search today. That way you will know what is a good deal when it is time to buy. More importantly, with loan interest rates as low as they are, you may even want to consider breaking your lease and buy something sooner. Often times, owners will allow you to get out of your lease early becuase it's better for both the owner and leasee. If you want to talk about your options, call me today and I will help you find your dream home. There is no better time to buy than right now!