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NAHB: More than 20 percent of Home Builders Have Used Aerial Drones

 
Posted on May 27, 2016 by By Carol Hartzog Communications

Eye on Housing

 

By Ashok Chaluvadi

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Results from a recent NAHB survey of single-family builders show that a majority of them (66 percent) are aware that unmanned aerial vehicles (i.e., drones) have been used on construction sites, and 22 percent have already used a drone in their own construction business at least once (including cases where they may have hired a third party to do so).

These results come from the monthly NAHB/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index survey, which often includes a set of “special” questions on a topic of current interest to the housing industry. The questions on drones were included in the April 2016 special questions.

The April 2016 survey also asked builders how likely they are to use drones in their construction business over the next 3 years. Twenty percent of home builders said “very likely” compared to 38 percent who said  ... Read the article at NAHB's Eye on Housing blog

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