Why Investors Should Bring a Drone with them when buying an Investment property

Why Investors Should Bring a Drone with them when buying an Investment property

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It takes quite some time to inspect the property you want to invest in. Even so, it's possible to miss out on essential factors such as the landscape and property surrounding the area along with aerial details of the building. With the evolution of modern technology comes a device you can use to examine the property in a way that was never before possible. Below are some reasons you'll profit from using drones to review the investment.

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Seeing the Entire Property

Drones are devices you can control from ground level, to hover above the property and make videos or photograph it. These are small remote-controlled helicopters with cameras installed which help give you an aerial view of the entire property, as far or as close as you wish to see it. It should help inspect all the ways you can benefit from the surrounding property and neighbourhood as well. You can get a live view of the landscape from every degree and angle, front, back, and top.

Capturing the Entire Neighborhood

Sometimes you may miss out on useful attributes of the land surrounding the property, for instance, a nice beach or lake beyond a cluster of trees you couldn't see around. Drones allow you to immediately view generous expanses of land apart from the architecture and acres of the neighbourhood. They also show great distances and help you estimate and judge the time and distance it would take, as well as the miles. Think of how much time it would save.

Judging the Condition of the Roof

What’s better than an instant, complete view of the top of the building without having to go and check it out? Drones are perfect for inspecting the condition and mapping of the roof and judge what aspect needs work, and which may be an asset. You can also immediately catch any damage or spots that need to be repaired. It is far less time-consuming and less dangerous than climbing it all the way. 

Discovering Additional Property Features

Drones are the perfect way to quickly inspect the land surrounding the property and the whole landscape including yards, gardens, and lawns which may be advantageous, or could be made use of. Additionally, drones allow you to review the balconies, porches, driveways and discover potential problems or damages, including leaks or damage to walls. You can immediately point out any issues from ground level without having to move a muscle or waste time. This should help you make the right investment and deals.

Investors can save physical effort, a considerable amount of time and money using drones to capture high-quality images and videos of the investment property they want. Apart from being a convenient tool, drones also let you capture appealing aerial photographs of a 360-degree overview of the property which you can use for marketing and advertising for land sales. This recent phenomenon is an ideal way to optimize your inspections before you finalize your choice.

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Scott Dillingham

Scott Dillingham

I have been investing and lending to real estate investors for nearly 10 years now. After thousands of successful deals between flips, rent to owns, student properties and commercial assets I have developed a deep knowledge of real estate investments and have a passion of sharing this information with the world! If your looking for a lender who specializes in rental property financing you're going to want to connect with me at team@lendcity.ca.