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Thomas J. Nelson, REALTOR ® e-Pro CRS RCS-D Vets
Big Block Realty 858.232.8722 - La Jolla, CA
& Host of Postcards From Success Podcast

Hired ones. Whatever www.ListerAssister.com brings to the party.

I'm in the lead generation business, not the drone business.

May 19, 2020 07:05 PM
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Debe Maxwell, CRS
www.iCharlotteHomes.com | The Maxwell House Group | RE/MAX Executive | (704) 491-3310 - Charlotte, NC
The right Charlotte REALTOR!

I hire a separate licensed pilot/drone operator to do mine. I would love to play around with a drone but, time just doesn't allow me to. Maybe in retirement!

May 19, 2020 03:40 PM
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Ron and Alexandra Seigel
Napa Consultants - Carpinteria, CA
Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy

Joe,

We recommend professional photographers who are savvy in drone photography...and some are pilots...A

May 19, 2020 01:19 PM
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Wanda Kubat-Nerdin - Wanda Can!
Red Rock Real Estate - St. George, UT
So Utah Residential, Referral & Relocation REALTOR

My prefessional photographer could tell you what he uses.

May 19, 2020 01:06 PM
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Lyn Sims
RE/MAX Suburban - Schaumburg, IL
Schaumburg Real Estate

Someone just did a Q about this the other day? Hmmm, sounds like a commercial here.

I hire mine out.

May 20, 2020 05:59 AM
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Nina Hollander
Coldwell Banker Realty - Charlotte, NC
Your Charlotte/Ballantyne/Waxhaw/Fort Mill Realtor

I'm not.

May 20, 2020 05:01 AM
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Richie Alan Naggar
people first...then business Ran Right Realty - Riverside, CA
agent & author

9 out of 10 dentists used to do the recommending for toothpaste so I don't see why the same count and system doesn't do the recommending for what drone agents prefer. Makes sense for people in the industry to endorse

May 19, 2020 03:53 PM
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Susan Emo
Sotheby's International Realty Canada - Brokerage - Kingston, ON
Kingston and the 1000 Islands Area

There were many posts about 10 years ago when people first started looking into drones.  Because of the licensing laws, operators needing major insurance, etc most people learned to rely on the professionals. You need to check for the updated regulations for your area.

May 19, 2020 03:28 PM
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Alan May
Jameson Sotheby's International Realty - Evanston, IL
There's no place like home.

May 19, 2020 01:29 PM
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Joan Cox
House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373 - Denver, CO
Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time

My professional photography company has a few drones, but not sure what kind.   Just know they WORK.   To get more followers, start commenting on other's blogs and you will see some followers.

May 19, 2020 01:07 PM
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Valeria Mola
SIB Realty - Miami, Sunny Isles Beach - Sunny Isles Beach, FL
305-607-0709 SIB Realty Condos for Sale and Rent

Our South Florida Virtual Tour company does it for us. 

May 20, 2020 10:18 AM
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Ken Jones
Kenneth Jones Photography, Ltd. - Toms River, NJ
Real Estate Photographer & Videographer

Joe Trusty Anyone flying a UAV (drone) for a commercial purpose, which includes real estate agents, is legally required to have an FAA Part 107 license. UAV's over 250 grams must also be registered with the FAA, as well.

Consequently, unless an agent has an active FAA Part 107 cert, they're not likely to be using UAVs in for taking photos or video of their listings.

May 20, 2020 07:33 AM
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John Juarez
The Medford Real Estate Team - Fremont, CA
ePRO, SRES, GRI, PMN

Our Team does not use a drone. We use professional photographers who use drones.

May 20, 2020 07:16 AM
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Tammy Lankford,
Lane Realty Eatonton, GA Lake Sinclair, Milledgeville, 706-485-9668 - Eatonton, GA
Broker GA Lake Sinclair/Eatonton/Milledgeville

I have zero ideas, I hire that out.

May 19, 2020 10:40 PM
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Roy Kelley
Realty Group Referrals - Gaithersburg, MD

Drones are restricted in part of our market area near Washington, DC.

May 20, 2020 09:07 AM
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Kathleen Daniels, Probate & Trust Specialist
KD Realty - 408.972.1822 - San Jose, CA
Probate Real Estate

I have no clue what agents are using. Those are hired resources. 

May 20, 2020 08:21 AM