Shopping for a house in the middle of winter isn’t for everyone — and neither is selling a house in the middle of winter. And that’s exactly why, if done correctly, this can be the perfect time to buy. Holden Lewis describes his lessons-learned from starting shopping for a home in December, in Toledo, Ohio. Of course, the housing market is particularly strong right now, but even in times of strength there’s seasonality, and for homebuyers, now might well be the best time of year to look.