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Halstead takes to the skies

August 13, 2010 03:00PM

While the term “Drone Helicopter Imagery” might conjure thoughts of covert special ops, it’s actually the latest technology to hit the New York City real estate community. By utilizing a hand-controlled helicopter, equipped with a rotating camera, property marketers can snag images of listings from up above — without shelling out the dough for a real helicopter ride. In this video, featured on appraiser Jonathan Miller’s blog, the Matrix, Halstead Property, which says it’s the first New York City firm to use the photographic method, explains how it uses the devise to capture unique aerial views of high-end properties.