Why Hire a Professional Drone Pilot?
According to the Wall Street Journal, people looking for new property spend roughly 60% of their time on a realtor’s images. In Addition, Experts have already found 83% of clients prefer to work with agents using drones.
What are the Benefits?
Real Estate Drone Services Provide:
Unique aerial view of the listing property that confirms the condition of the roof to help validate the listing price.
A general aerial view of the neighborhood including amenities, land, and surrounding comparables.
A powerful Marketing tool to make yourself stand out from the other real estate agents.
What Is a Part 107 Pilot?
A part 107 drone license allows you to legally make money with your drone. It allows you to sell your aerial photos and videos. The FAA makes it very clear that you must be certified if you are doing ANY commercial work.
Why do I need to hire a 107 Pilot for Real Estate?
If you are in any way making money off of drone content, you need to be certified. The goal of the Part 107 is to ensure that people who are flying drones for business are doing so with an educated background of drone (UAV) and airspace safety.
What is Commercial Work?
If you are in any way making money off of drone content, you need to be certified. This includes photos for marketing Real Estate. A pilot who is unlicensed, the fine is $1,100 per occurrence/flight where imagery is used commercially. The fine for the the real estate agent who hires an unlicensed pilot is $11,000. If you’re an agent who bought a drone and took the photos or video yourself, you will be liable for both fines.
What Kind of Drone Does Patman Use?
DJI MAVIC 2 PRO: 20 Megapixel Camera, 4k Video at 30fps, 75 Minutes of flight time (between 3 batteries)