Things could be looking up for some valley real estate businesses as talks drone on about the use of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles for commercial purposes.
The FAA recently gave three companies the go-ahead to experiment with UAVs, or drones, beyond the “line of sight” restrictions generally imposed on drone operators.
For the companies that have been granted exemptions that means the person operating the drone won’t necessarily have to keep the UAV in their line of vision while flying it with remote controls.
The FAA greenlight is still just an experiment, for now. But it is welcome news for some real estate businesses that have long lobbied for expanded use of drones in the residential appraisal process.
Many see the move as a step in the right…