August 1, 2014

Who Said That?

Florida's quote of the day

| 3/31/2014

"Drones are to be welcomed and not feared."

-- Andrzej Mrotek, owner of Sarasota-based Alchemist Aerials

Tracy Walters has a new view of real estate: from above.

The Sanibel Island Realtor got a remote control quadcopter for Christmas, and he's been using this four-motor drone to take aerial photos and videos of houses he has on the market.

"If you can put it up in the air and get a picture — an aerial — of the property, you can get a nice sense of not only the property itself but the neighborhood on both sides," said Walters, a partner at John Naumann & Associates.

Walters has always been an early adapter of technology and believes drones are the future. But right now, he understands they're still scary and controversial to some.

Read more at WTSP.

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