Last week James in Georgia summed up the two classic approaches for beginning real estate photographers. He said:
I consider myself a businessman with a camera instead of a guy with a camera trying to make a living.
That is, some of us are born business people, and some of us are artists that need more help with the business part. If you are that person with "a camera trying to make a living," chances are, you could use some help working out a business plan for real estate photography.
360 Tour Designs and Marketing LLC, is a company that can help you get started in real estate photography with a successful business model and marketing approach. For an upfront fee plus a monthly royalty, they will train you to deliver quality photos, videography, aerials, and staging. You end up as an independent business owner and within the first 18 months can expect to gross $10,000 per month. 360 Tour Designs has over 30 territories located throughout Eastern and Central United States and are expanding. Check out their website to see if your area is available.