In 1999, Scott and Vanessa, newly married, sat side by side competing for the highest grade in Real Estate School as Scott made his transition from military service into the civilian world. The Oates’ have been learning together ever since and have amassed a wealth of knowledge in all things real estate. What started out as the pursuit of home ownership and investment income, became a successful career and way of life for these two. After thorough cleanings, repairs, and some creativity, the duo became better and better at visualizing the end product they could make a reality. This husband and wife team share their love for the community and real estate by transforming neglected properties of all kinds. The list goes on for the types of properties they have worked on together, such as single family, multi family residential, mixed use, historical district properties, waterfront properties, tax credit properties, commercial buildings, shopping centers, strip malls and new construction. This couple has 20 years of funny stories, painful lessons and useful tips for anyone interested in improving a room, a home or a part of town.