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#toplistingvids contest, drone edition

Vote for which drone footage-filled video best showcases the listing

If using drones to capture footage to help advertise a listing technically runs afoul of U.S. Federal Aviation Administration regulations for the many without a permit, that's not stopping legions of brokers and agents from employing them to give their listing videos an aerial punch -- including many who've submitted to Inman's #toplistingvids contest. In this week's #toplistingvids competition, two drone footage-filled listing videos go head to head. Watch the videos and vote for your favorite below. The winner earns a feature story on Inman. Featuring time-lapse video techniques, a pulsing soundtrack and a color palette full of rich greens and blues, the first video showcases a two-bed, two-bath Chapel Hill, North Carolina, home going for $649,900. The home is listed by Kimberly Boyer, an agent with Coldwell Banker Howard Perry and Walston. The competition features sweeping aerial views of a $999,000 three-bedroom, two-bathroom listing that sits on the banks of the...