We have been getting many questions asking if we use drones in our Real Estate Photography. The short answer to this question is no, we do not use drones in our photography services. We have other legal tools that allow us to get similar photography.
The long answer comes from our Real Estate FAQ page:
Currently the use of drones for commercial use is illegal in the United States. There are few exceptions: such as one real estate agent, Mr. Douglas Trudeau, in Tucson Arizona being granted an exemption to fly a drone for real estate photography and agricultural monitoring and aerial surveying. Some movie studios have been granted exemption too.
However these exemptions are on a case by case basis and are not available for commercial use by anyone other than those with the exemptions. However, we are excited for the potential use of drones for Real Estate Photography and are closely monitoring the issue.
We do advise caution and seek legal counsel before contracting with a company whom offers these services.