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The Robby Oakes team remains North
Carolina’s top choice for new mortgages.

We are proud to announce that Robby and his team have been named the #1 Purchase Lender in North Carolina for the fourth year in a row.
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“This accolade is significant to Robby and his entire team because it highlights their focus oncustomer and realtor relationships; a core tenet of our business model since we started the company 22 years ago. Robby and his team continue to drive relationships and increase our customer expectations.”


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About Us

Robby Oakes, Managing Director, NMLS#91606

In 2012- 2017, Robby was named to The Scotsmans Guide’s list of Top 50 Mortgage Loan Originators in the United States and #1 in NC. The Scotmans Guide list is the most comprehensive list of top Mortgage Originators in the nation. Robby was also ranked as one of the nation’s top 50 loan officers in 2015-2018 by Mortgage Executive Magazine and National Mortgage News.

Our Satisfied Clients

“It has been a pleasure to work with Robby Oakes and his staff at Corporate Investors Mortgage Group. Their professionalism, efficiency and knowledge of the mortgage industry made our transaction of buying a home in Chapel Hill very easy. We believe that they worked on our behalf and developed a mortgage package that was tailored to our needs.”

Bubba and Tina Cunningham
UNC Dir. of Athletics

“There’s a reason Robby tops all the lists; he delivers. The last thing one needs these days is funding issues interfering with a transaction. Robby and his team manage the process so it’s not a worry. Their service is impeccable. Combined with the rates he offers, the value is untouchable.”

Mark Zimmerman
Broker in Charge/Owner,
Re/Max Winning Edge

“When my wife Elizabeth and I were looking to refinance our home last year Robby Oakes and his team at Corporate Investors Mortgage Group were recommended to us by several people and they did not disappoint. Corporate Investors Mortgage Group made what could have been a confusing process a simple one for us and helped save us a lot of money as well. Robby and his team were professional, reliable and timely. We had a great experience and I’m confident you will, too.”

Jones Angell
Voice of the TarHeels

Existing Home Supply Ticks Higher To 6.6 Months Nationwide

Home resales slipped more than 5 percent last month, putting a damper recent housing market enthusiasm.

Singe-Family Housing Starts Rise For 4th Straight Month

New construction housing is in a post-recession rally.

Want to Get Rich? Here’s Where You Can Learn the Secrets of Investing

If you have some money saved up and want to watch it grow, the world of investing can offer some excellent opportunities.

However, it can also be very intimidating as it is very complicated and there is a lot to learn.

If you are brand new to the investing scene, you should start off slow and learn as much as you can before you get started.
Where can you learn about investing?
One of the best ways to get stated is by consulting a trusted advisor that can help you understand the different areas that you can invest.

You don’t even have to be ready to plunk down a chunk of hard-earned change right away to start surrounding yourself with the right team of financial advisers that will help you grow and protect your investments.

At the same time, you can educate yourself by the vast amount of information available to you.

Here are a few ideas to get you going:

Going To The Happiest Place In The World!

Have you ever been to Disneyland? What about Disney World?

Did you know that Disneyland has the most visitors of any theme park in the entire world?

Over 600 Million people have walked through the turnstiles at the “Happiest Place On Earth” since opening day on July 17th, 1955!

In fact, Disneyland was second only to Magic Kingdom in Disney World with 16,140,000 people making that magical ride from the parking lot on the tram or the monorail from the hotel properties to enjoy a day in the land of wonder.

Another cool tidbit; …..

Should You Go to The Gym When You Are Sick?

If you are dedicated to a fitness routine, it can be really frustrating when getting sick derails your healthy habits.

So what should you do when you had planned to go for a workout but are not feeling so well?

Some experts state that moderate exercise can actually improve the symptoms of a mild cold and will help you feel better quicker.

However, if you are too sick to go to the gym you also risk wearing out your body when you really should be devoting your energy to recuperating, and this can make a simple sickness last much longer than it should.

Also, gyms are communal environments with lots of opportunities to spread germs, so is it really bad etiquette to be coughing and sneezing all over the equipment?

The Importance of Paying Yourself First

If you are like most other average Americans you will have a list of bills that you have to pay every month, such as rent, cable, internet, cell phone, water, electricity and much more.

If you were to list each of these monthly expenses in order of importance, which would be number one?

The answer is……

How to Make Friends When You Move Somewhere New

When you first move to a new town or a new country, it can be quite lonely.

Whether you are moving for adventure, a job, or other reasons, it’s hard to leave your social network behind and start again.

Developing friendships takes time and it will be several months before you feel fully connected with your new community.

However, there are some things that you can do to make forming friendships in your new home easier.

Here are a few important tips to remember about making friends when you move:

How to Reduce Your Expenses During Retirement

You have worked hard for most of your adult life and the day has come that you will retire and enjoy the freedom of your golden years.

You might take up a hobby, volunteer, or just enjoy working in your garden and socializing with your friends.

If you have been planning ahead and contributing to your retirement fund, you will likely have a nest egg built up which will help you support yourself once you leave your job.

However, it is important to keep your expenses down when you are retired so that your spending won’t outgrow your savings.

If you can reduce your outgoing costs during your retirement years, you can stretch out your savings fund for longer and not have to worry about running out of money.

Here are a few ways that you can reduce your expenses during your retirement:

Tips for the Best Fourth of July Picnic Ever

The Fourth of July, otherwise known as Independence Day, is the federal holiday in the USA which celebrates the Declaration of Independence.

On July 4th, 1776 this was the document which declared America as independent from the Kingdom of Great Britain.

Traditionally Independence Day is commemorates with fireworks, parades, carnivals, outdoor concerts, ceremonies and of course, family picnics.

If you are planning a picnic for this Independence Day, here are some tips for making it the best outdoor feast ever!