• Lake Murray Water Level

    Sunday, October 13, 2019 10:30 PM 355.94 feet MSL Level is 2.06 feet below the normal high lake level of 358.00. (Full pool is 360.00 feet) source: http://murray.uslakes.info/Level/

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What You Need to Know About Lake Home Financing

Real estate is an investment and a lake home, whether it’s your primary residence or vacation home, is no different. Here are some things to keep in mind when financing a lake home:

  1. Down Payment: the more you put down, the more equity you start out with in your home.  A large down payment also helps to lower your mortgage rates.  Expect to pay a large down payment if your lake home is your second home.
  2. Rent Your Property: Rent your property a few months out of the year and use the rental income towards your principal balance.
  3. Home Improvements: The right home improvements can build equity in your home. Believe it or not the small improvements are the ones that bring a greater return on investment.

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