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January 22, 2015

New technology for real estate: How to fly high with drones

Back in 1903, human existence was transformed beyond what anyone could have imagined when Orville and Wilbur Wright made their first flight in a powered aircraft. Since that first 12-second flight, aircraft technology has evolved rapidly, giving more people access to the power of flight than ever before. Today, the…
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January 12, 2015

Venture capitalists placing big bets on real estate tech

Big talk A raft of Wall Street types and venture capitalists are snooping around the “dynamic real estate opportunity,” as one banker described it. The last time I recall such a swirl of enthusiasm was during the dot-com days in the late 1990s. Yurchello108/Shutterstock Supersized valuations at Zillow and Trulia…
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January 7, 2015

FAA clears first real estate agent to use drone for property photography

The Federal Aviation Administration authorized a real estate agent to capture photography of listings with a drone for the first time Tuesday, offering a glimmer of hope to those seeking to use drones to market properties without facing potential penalties from the regulatory agency. The exemption authorizes Douglas Trudeau of Tucson, Arizona-based…
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December 30, 2014

Presales of easy-to-fly, $375 drone through the roof

Strong presales of the “Ghost Drone” — a one-pound unmanned aircraft that can be mounted with a camera and easily controlled with a smartphone app — have helped its maker land $10 million in funding. EHANG, which is preselling the Ghost Drone until Jan. 9 on its Indiegogo page, touts the…
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