FAA’s Commercial UAV Rules Are Now In Effect

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The day has finally come.

The Federal Aviation Administration’s initial set of operational rules for commercial UAV flight officially goes into effect today. This initial set of rules was actually finalized back in June and essentially governs any unmanned UAV under 55 pounds that’s flown for “non-hobbyist purposes.”

This includes Realtors and Real Estate aerial drone footage.

To quickly go over these rules real quick, drones that meet these qualifications for commercial UAV flights can only operate during daylight hours, unless your drone is equipped with warning light (which most are) then you’re allowed to operate until dusk. All drones must fly within the pilot’s line of sight, makes perfect sense.

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Red, White, & Booze. The Brews & Drinks of Choice.

The 4th of July has become a staple for launching fireworks, barbecuing, and sipping alcoholic beverages. It’s the American way.

Whether it’s craft beer or hard liquor, everyone has their drink of choice. And as it turns out, each state has their preference too.

Check out the info maps below to see what poison people prefer in each state.

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With no surprise, Bud Light is the American King of beers, with 33 states naming it its favorite beer. While Blue Moon, Corona, Guinness, Heineken, and Pabst Blue Ribbon all receive a participation award.

Taking home the “most unique” award, Nebraska prefers Founders Brewing Curmudgeon Old Ale and Utah prefers Polygamy Nitro Porter.

And for all the craft beer enthusiasts, check out the info map below.

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Liquor By States

On the liquor side of things, 42 states named a whiskey brand as their most popular. America loves its whiskey. Tying for the number one brand is cinnamon-flavored Fireball and made-in-America Jack Daniels.

Only Maryland and Virginia drink enough vodka for it to be a top choice, while other states are an even mix of rum and tequila.

Drink responsibly this 4th of July.

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Golf Course Roundup: Clermont, FL

  It’s Tee Time somewhere. Unlike most ball games, Golf, doesn’t actually require a standardized playing area. The game is played on a course with an arranged progression of either nine or 18 holes. This is exactly why golfing is so attractive to many athletes. Not all golf courses are created equally. The folks over at … Read more

Real Estate Investment Opportunity | 26 Silver Oak Circle Kissimmee, FL 34743

The Tania Matthews Team of Keller Williams Classic III Realty has just listed quaint townhome in Kissimmee, FL 34743. Located in the Buenaventura Lakes Silver Park Villas subdivision; 26 Silver Oak Circle is a great Buy & Hold with an approximate 10% ROI, a perfect investment opportunity for any level investor. This beautifully maintained 2 bedroom 2 … Read more

Row, Row, Row Your Dragon Boat

Back for the third year, the annual South Lake County Dragon Boat festival is coming to Lake Minneola’s Waterfront Park in Clermont, FL on Saturday, April 30th, 2016 from 9am-4pm. Regional and local teams will come together to compete against each other in a series of vigorous races. Spectators are encouraged to come out to … Read more