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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.”

- JEREMY SALEMSON   |  CEO, CORPORATE INVESTORS MORTGAGE GROUP, INC.

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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

Common Credit Card Myths Debunked

Although credit cards have been used since the 1960s, there are several untrue myths which still persist about them in society.

Understanding the truth behind these common myths will help you to use your credit card more effectively.

Clever Ways to Cut Your Food Bill Down

When it comes to saving money, there are a few things that you can’t cut back on too much because you need them to survive, such as clothing, shelter and food.

You can take the bus to work and not buy a big screen TV, but you will not live very long if you don’t eat!

However, buying food doesn’t have to be as expensive as you might think.

If you wince in horror everything you take out your wallet at the supermarket, there are many ways that you can cut down your food bill while still eating healthy and tasty meals.

Show Your Love for the Earth on World Environment Day

World Environment Day was created to raise awareness of environmental concerns and enhance political and public action.

It is held every year on June 5th and it is intended to be the most widely celebrated international event for positive environmental action.

The health of the environmental is crucial to our existence and we have the responsibility to make sure that our actions are sustainable and environmentally conscious.

This annual event provides an opportunity to get the conversation started about important environmental issues.

Celebrating Great Outdoors Month This June

From sandy beaches to dense forests to towering mountains to arid deserts, the United States has a lot of diverse and beautiful outdoors to discover.

President Obama has declared that June is Great Outdoors Month and this month is a fantastic opportunity to explore the fresh air and the natural beauty that can be found in your own backyard.

There is so much to see and do just outside your door and as the summer sun starts to warm the air you can spend many fun days in the great outdoors.

Here are some ideas of how you and your family can celebrate great outdoors month:

How to Still Be Social Even When You Are Saving

Many people have the idea that being frugal and saving your money means that you have to lead a boring life of sitting at home making budgets, counting pennies and staring at the wall.

However, this is absolutely not true. If you are saving for a financial goal or to pay off debt it doesn’t mean that you need to cut out your social life completely!

Although going out for drinks, meals and shopping with your friends is very expensive, there are other ways to spend time with the people you love without needing to splurge.

What Does Memorial Day Mean?

Memorial Day falls on the last Monday in May every year and for most people it means that they will be able to enjoy a long weekend away from school or work and probably take a trip out of town.

However, Memorial Day means a lot more than just a holiday.

This day has special historical significance and it is important to know where the origins of Memorial Day come from.

How to Not Become a Slave to Notifications

Sometimes with all of the buzzing, dinging, ringing, and beeping of all the separate devices in your life you can feel like you are living within a video arcade with hundreds of overactive pinball machines.

Your phone jingles whenever you get a text message, your laptop dings when a new email arrives, and your Facebook, Twitter, and other social media websites also join in the buzzing chaos.

We have gotten in the habit of checking these notifications every few minutes, no matter if they are important or not.

It can be incredibly difficult to focus when you are constantly being distracted by a host of jangling devices, so how can you manage your notifications so that they don’t interrupt your work flow?

How to Make Your Retirement Savings Grow As Fast as Possible

Have you started saving for your retirement? When you are young it might seem like a long way away, but in order to save enough money to stop working the earlier you start, the better.

But what if you want to make your retirement savings grow faster and perhaps retire a few years earlier?

Here are some tips that will help you accelerate towards your goal:

Doh! The Biggest Job Interview Mistakes

The job interview is one of the most important parts of applying for a job and the first impression that you make in this interaction is mostly what the employer will be basing their decision on.

That is why it is very important that you present yourself professionally in your job interview so that you can really impress the employer.

However, there are a few major mistakes that many people make in job interviews that can really damage their chances of getting hired.

If you have ever not been called back after a job interview you might want to ask yourself if you have committed any of these blunders and how you can avoid them in the future: