Drones may be controversial in modern warfare.

But, there’s at least one field where they’re an unmitigated blessing:  residential real estate.

Specifically, drones — or at least their first cousins, remote-controlled helicopters — have dramatically reduced the cost of getting shots like the ones of this home, in Golden Valley’s Hidden Lakes neighborhood.

See also, “Show > Tell:  The Appeal of Aerial/Boom Shots”“Boom? Or Helicopter??” ; “A Picture is Worth 1,000 Words ” Exhibit #24“; and “For Sale Near Interlachen in Edina.”

P.S.:  In the photo below, that would be the downtown Minneapolis skyline off in the distance.


About the author

Ross Kaplan has 19+ years experience selling real estate all over the Twin Cities. He is also a 12-time consecutive "Super Real Estate Agent," as determined by Mpls. - St. Paul Magazine and Twin Cities Business Magazine. Prior to becoming a Realtor, Ross was an attorney (corporate law), CPA, and entrepreneur. He holds an economics degree from Stanford.

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