Is the DJI Mavic Pro good enough for real estate photography and surf photography - YES. It is simply amazing.
I recently sold my DJI Inspire 1 to replace it with the DJI Mavic Pro. The main driver of this insanely difficult decision? A surf trip I have coming up this summer. There was just no way I could possibly bring the Inspire 1 with me. The Inspire is a work of mechanical art for sure, but it is not good for traveling.
These pictures are from my first two flights with the Mavic and they turned out really well considering I did not even try to fly during the best sunlight. The first group of photos I just flew out from my Lanai. The wind was pretty strong and I got lots of messages warning me about the wind. This got really annoying and hopefully I can turn it off. This little beast simply will not be able to match the wind performance of the Inspire 1 - I expected this. I knew the camera was not as good as the basic X3 of the Inspire 1 but the pictures turned out great. They are plenty enough for basic real estate and aerial photography around the water.
After my initial flights with this, I have to say it is awesome. It is super portable and quick to setup. It also stays in the air for a long time and is super quiet. As a surfer, there are often Mavic's buzzing around the line up and I can say they are significantly quieter than anything else I have ever been around. I would highly recommend this drone to just about anyone.