Did you know that many property locations here in NC are rural enough that they qualify for a 100% USDA loan for the buyer? That is one of the special government loans you have probably read about. Here's the link a lot of people don't know about:
Check out the property you are interested in at
I have 4 homes listed in MLS that qualify for this loan: 2 in Denver and 2 in Mooresville. Several are log homes and one is a big brick beauty. All are located close to lots of amenities, so it is not as if they are in the boonies!!
Let me know if you want more info and see you on the lake!