FAA Section 333 Due Diligence: Is your aerial photography or videography vendor flying within the regulations?

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Should I hire a company to take aerial photographs using a quadcopter / UAV / drone for my real estate or other business? If you are going to hire an outside company to take your drone photographs, there are some due diligence items you need to complete. There are two primary risks, which need to be avoided. Drone Risk #1:   The first …

Commercial UAV Drone Use in Real Estate Markets

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The use of commercial UAV drones in the real estate market is the latest and greatest way to feature real estate properties for sale. However, the National Association of Realtors strongly recommend that real estate brokers and agents follow the FAA requirements of obtaining a Section 333 Exemption Permit for filing or taking photographs of real estate properties.

Photo / Film Section 333 Exemptions

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Almost half of the FAA exemption petitions being filed under Section 333 are for photography and film industry. As of July, 45.15% of all Section 333 Exemption Petitions were for photography and videography (film).  This does not include real estate drone use, which represents about 25% of the total exemptions applied for by companies looking to use drones for commercial …

Can a Real Estate Agent or Broker Charge Money to Take Drone Pictures of Properties?

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The use of drones by real estate agents, brokers and vendors for aerial photography and videography is exploding. One of the hottest areas for drone photography and videography is in the real estate market.  A picture really does speak a thousand words.  When it comes to selling real estate, no truer words have ever been spoken. Real estate drone use …