Michael Rowand, Custom Aerial Photography and Videography.  (AirData)

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Susan Emo
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I no longer use aerial shots but do take advantage of drone photography.  Here is a shot from my new listing yesterday:


Sep 14, 2016 04:24 AM
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Lyn Sims
RE/MAX Suburban - Schaumburg, IL
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My suburban listings really don't lend to using it. I plan on using it when I have a listing good enough or large enough to make it worthwhile.

Sep 14, 2016 04:12 AM
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Nina Hollander
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If you're talking about drones, the answer is yes I've thought about it, but haven't done much about it as yet.

Sep 14, 2016 06:12 AM
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Dick Greenberg
New Paradigm Partners LLC - Fort Collins, CO
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Hi Michael - We've rarely used actual aerial photos over the years, since a lot of what we might want them for can be covered by satellite photos that are readily available. But I think we're going to be doing a lot of drone photography in the future.

Sep 14, 2016 04:32 AM
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Melissa Stephens
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Only on high end lclients. In my area it's $2 million + when I would suggest aerial photos. There is a "coolness" factor that clients love.

Sep 14, 2016 06:19 AM
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Michael Setunsky
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Michael Rowand Aerial photography is a common occurrence in commercial real estate. I would suspect we will see more drone photographers.

Sep 14, 2016 05:22 AM
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Gabe Sanders
Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales - Stuart, FL
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I have used them in the past.

Sep 14, 2016 04:25 AM
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Bob Crane
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Are you talking about actual Aerial photos?  We have been using them for 30 years.

Or drone photography, which are a different thing, more attractive yet less accurate since they are generally shot at various angles and elevations.

Yes we were seriously considering this until the govt got into it an made it much more difficult and expensive.

Sep 14, 2016 04:21 AM
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Debe Maxwell, CRS
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Yes and LOVE it!  I hire the professionals and they are licensed as well.

Sep 14, 2016 10:05 AM
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Noah Seidenberg
Coldwell Banker - Evanston, IL
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On a house with an impressive lot it can be very important.

Sep 14, 2016 08:59 AM
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Ron and Alexandra Seigel
Napa Consultants - Carpinteria, CA
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Like Susan Emo our clients use a drone service.  Is that what you mean?  A

Sep 14, 2016 08:24 AM
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LeAnn Sink - Realtor Knoxville, TN
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I don't really like aerial photos because they tend to look very generic and very "Googlish" to me (if that's a word).  They actually take the warmth away and can make the property seem stale and flat.  Drone photos can do that too sometimes, but they can really show a large, expansive property or a farm like no tomorrow!  That aspect I like.

Sep 14, 2016 06:45 AM
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Richie Alan Naggar
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Not since Google came out with maps...

Sep 14, 2016 05:29 AM
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Lynnea Miller
Bend Premier Real Estate - Bend, OR
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I find drone photography invaluable to sell acreage property, or a unique setting.

Bend Oregon Real Estate

Sep 20, 2016 08:14 AM
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Patricia Kennedy
Evers & Company Real Estate, Inc. - Washington, DC
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Most of DC is a no fly zone. So the closest thing we get is when our photographer stands on the roof of his truck.

Sep 18, 2016 11:12 AM
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Joan Cox
Metro Brokers - House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373 - Denver, CO
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The aerial photography my company uses is a drone.   I use them for acreage, or if the home has great views.

Sep 16, 2016 06:17 AM
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Dorie Dillard
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My listings are usually in the suburban areas so really don't work well. I'd definitely use aerial shots with lakefront or acreage listings.

Sep 15, 2016 09:55 PM
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Fred Griffin
Fred Griffin Real Estate - Tallahassee, FL
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Drone photography will become "mandatory" and expected.

Sep 15, 2016 05:34 AM
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Donna Foerster
HomeSmart Realty Group - Parker, CO
Metro Denver Real Estate Agent

No. I really haven't given it any thought. I'm not sure it's needed for our niche market. I can see it being relevant to larger homes on acreage.

Sep 15, 2016 04:12 AM
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John McCormack
Albuquerque Homes Realty * www.AlbuquerqueHomes.com - Albuquerque, NM
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If a very impressive listing comes along I will look into it.

Sep 15, 2016 01:01 AM
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Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers
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thought - yes

Sep 15, 2016 12:34 AM
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Jessie Cochran
Keller Williams Success Realty - Panama City, FL
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Not much of a thought at all

Sep 15, 2016 12:30 AM
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Jennifer Mackay
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Nope -  gave it about 2 mins worth of thought then moved on

Sep 15, 2016 12:12 AM
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Harry F. D'Elia
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I would consider it on $400k+ listings

Sep 14, 2016 11:34 PM
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Sandy Padula and Norm Padula, JD, GRI NMLS#1483386
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Some, but clients have yet to demand it.

Sep 14, 2016 11:15 PM
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Scott Godzyk
Godzyk Real Estate Services - Manchester, NH
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I have my own drone and working on pefecting it

Sep 14, 2016 10:49 PM
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Lise Howe
Keller Williams Capital Properties - Washington, DC
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no - drones are a problem here

Sep 14, 2016 10:37 PM
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Richard Weeks
Dallas, TX
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It would depend on the price point of the house, and if we were in a buyers market.

Sep 14, 2016 10:25 PM
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Wayne Martin
Wayne M Martin - Chicago, IL
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Not much use in the sale of downtown Chicago condominiums, but a definite consideration for less dense areas!

Sep 14, 2016 10:19 PM
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Michael J. Perry
KW Elite - Lancaster, PA
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We currently use a drone

Sep 14, 2016 10:11 PM
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Gita Bantwal
RE/MAX Centre Realtors - Warwick, PA
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No.

Sep 14, 2016 09:58 PM
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Roy Kelley
Realty Group Referrals - Gaithersburg, MD
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No.

Sep 14, 2016 08:30 PM
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Praful Thakkar
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Michael Rowand - oh yes, tried with one of my recent listing (wanted to do it myself!)

Sep 14, 2016 03:56 PM
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Tammy Lankford,
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I have been for more than two years.

Sep 14, 2016 01:52 PM
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Sam Shueh
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I drop out of industry because I do not want to do drone photo.  

Sep 14, 2016 01:21 PM
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Jeff Dowler
Solutions Real Estate - Carlsbad, CA
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I have a service I have talked with  but haven't had the right property yet, but will use it when it makes sense.

Sep 14, 2016 01:11 PM
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Debbie Laity
Cedaredge Land Company - Cedaredge, CO
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In my area that would be a great service to have. 

Sep 14, 2016 12:54 PM
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Les & Sarah Oswald
Eastvale Team Realty & Property Mgmt - Eastvale, CA
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I haven't had the opportunity to list many luxury homes in my area. But will be needing it once that call comes in.

Sep 14, 2016 12:19 PM
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Kathleen Daniels
KD Realty - 408.972.1822 - San Jose, CA
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No. I have not.  I really don't see a need for it. If the need arises I will hire it out. 

Sep 14, 2016 11:26 AM
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William Feela
WHISPERING PINES REALTY - North Branch, MN
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NONE at all...more of a gimick than anything in my  opinion

Sep 14, 2016 09:56 AM
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Susan Laxson CRS
Palm Properties International - Naples, FL
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I prefer the use of drone photography. It works great in the Naples area with so many waterways and large estates.

Sep 14, 2016 09:49 AM
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Mary Yonkers
Alan Kells School of Real Estate/Howard Hanna Real Estate - Erie, PA
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None. 

Sep 14, 2016 09:23 AM
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Allie Angeloni
Long Realty - Oro Valley, AZ

Are you referring to a drone Michael Rowand?  That type of photography is not covered under our E & O's, meaning the Seller would have to cover that cost.  Our niche is age-restricted communities, so I do not know how popular that would be here.

Sep 14, 2016 09:16 AM
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Olga Simoncelli
Veritas Prime, LLC dba Veritas Prime Real Estate - New Fairfield, CT
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Have not used it, but would consider drones.

Sep 14, 2016 08:39 AM
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Tamra Lee Ulmer
Arizona Resource Realty - Payson, AZ
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Yes, for sure! I have thought about investing in the drones and you tube videos for my listings with Aerial Views of my Listings. So great!

Sep 14, 2016 08:00 AM
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Paul S. Henderson, CRS, REALTOR®,
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I really do like the up side!

Sep 14, 2016 07:55 AM
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Will Hamm
Hamm Homes - Aurora, CO
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Yes it is the future I think

 

Sep 14, 2016 07:13 AM