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Real Estate Agent - Tierra Antigua Realty
After months of work, I finally made it. First Realtor approved by the FAA. So happy. Made National News as well. ABC Report - Why this guy in Arizona can fly a drone and you can't   Scroll to the bottom of this link to see FAA approval.
  In the media and from some of our peers we hear about drones, drones, drones. Reality is they are sUAS, UAS and UAV. Small Unmanned Aerial Systems, Unmanned Aerial Systems, and Unmanned Aerial Vehicles are what those in the aeronautics world refer to them as. I see a lot of articles concerning...
A lot has happened since I first wrote about "To Drone or Not To Drone" back in March. In a couple of weeks NAR will be providing an update on their efforts with the FAA toward UAV/UAS (Unmanned Aerial Vehicles/Unmanned Aerial Systems) as it pertains to Realtors. The FAA at the time was vague on ...
If you are a Realtor who takes your own photos or one who hires a professional, pay attention. I will discuss in other blogs lens selection, camera selection, and more about lighting. But, before we go there I'd like to talk about basic lighting. This picture was taken with prime lens with no lig...
Marketing through photography and video has always intrigued me. I remember discinctly while studying for my MBA reading about a marketing business decision that at the time made little sense. The CEO of an exclusive tableware manufacturer stopped by a photo shoot to see how it was progressing. T...
We Realtors are constantly writing about our communities, listings, good and bad experiences. We say that listening to Buyers and Sellers is important. I agree, so I am asking Buyers and Sellers to talk to us, to talk to me. I want to hear directly from you. So here are the questions. You can ans...
In sunny Tucson Arizona a short distance from University of Arizona Medical Center and the University of Arizona is 2221 E Clenn Street. As an investor remodel this home has upgraded kitchen, upgraded baths, tile flooring in wet areas and lmainte wood flooring that flows throughout the home.  A f...
  You represent Sellers. You are sound asleep, so are your Sellers. You just put their home on the market yesterday. You are proud of the photos and video you downloaded to the MLS. This is your first video. You're nervous about whether it will work. It wasn’t cheap.   It's 4:15 am and a Buyer is...
Approximately 14 miles north of Tucson is the town Oro Valley. A highly desired community with upscale homes, luxury homes, great golf courses, and a bioscience industrial park that attracts companies and corporations with employees of higher qualifications. The majestic Santa Catalina mountains ...
I understand NAR had a display for drones as the future. Some have a fear about drones. I have been flying RC helicopters for years. Great fun. I was so happy to get my quad-copter, attach a camera to it and go to the air. Amazing is all I can say. Though the FAA is trying to control it, and the ...

Douglas Trudeau

MBA, Assoc. Broker, Selling Tucson Real Estate
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