• Drone images aren't necessary for all homes
  • You must make sure a drone photographer is experienced and licensed
  • Determine the fine print of agreements with drone photography

"I grew up with phonebooks on the pilot seat flying copilot with my grandfather," said Brandon Vos, marketing director for Re/Max Inner Loop in Houston and owner of Studio Vos. "I tell people I was flying before I was driving." Vos, 37, grew up in Katy, but now resides in Richmond with his wife and three kids. His grandfather, with whom he used to copilot a Cessna 172, is the late Frank DeCicco, founder of Re/Max Texas. Vos began piloting a drone a few years back -- more of a personal interest piggybacking on his years studying art and photography at Texas Tech -- and has been able to fuse it with real estate marketing. Drones are all the rage, but should you be using them? Here are a few things to consider: Do you even need to hire for aerial video/photography? What do...