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61 Real Estate Quotes to Inspire Agents, Investors, and Homebuyers


by Kyle Handy       Updated April 8, 2021

Whether you’re a real estate agent, in the market to buy a home, or an investor looking to make a stable investment, these quotes will be sure to give you some inspiration to pursue your goals.

Real Estate Quotes for Agents

Working as a real estate agent can certainly be a difficult job. But as these real estate quotes show, if you work hard and stay dedicated you will find success in an industry that impacts so many people.


Buyers decide in the first eight seconds of seeing a home if they’re interested in buying it. Get out of your car, walk in their shoes, and see what they see within the first eight seconds.

Barbara Corcoran


To be successful in real estate you must always, and consistently, put your clients’ best interests first. When you do, your personal needs will be realized beyond your greatest expectations.

Anthony Hitt


Success in real estate starts when you believe you are worthy of it.

Michael Ferrara


In real estate, you make 10% of your money because you’re a genius and 90% because you catch a great wave.

Jeff Greene


Real estate is the purest form of entrepreneurship.

Brian Buffini


Real estate is a contact sport.

Tracey Hampson


Real estate sales was perfect training for the experience to go into public life because you learn to accept rejection, learn to meet new people, learn to work with people, and find common ground. That’s the way you sell houses…that’s also the way you win over a constituency.

Johnny Isakson


In the real estate business you learn more about people, and you learn more about community issues, you learn more about life, you learn more about the impact of government, probably than any other profession that I know of.

Johnny Isakson


I am basically a full-time psychologist who shows houses every now and then.

Dori Warner


Not following up with your prospects is the same as filling up your bathtub without first putting the stopper in the drain.

Michelle Moore


The key is, no matter what story you tell, make the buyer the hero.

Chris Brogan


Real estate is my life. It is my day job, if you will. But it consumes my nights and weekends, too.

Ivanka Trump


Real estate is a fast-growing, exciting field that offers almost unlimited income potential to a person who is willing to work hard and to learn the special features of this very interesting business.

J. Bruce Lindeman


The problem with real estate is that it’s local. You have to understand the local market.

Robert Kiyosaki


Don’t beat yourself up. Some transactions will naturally go smoothly, and others are a month of challenges. Learn what you can from each transaction, move on, and start the next one.

Kurt Uhlir


You must learn that selling is not selling; it is providing and the key to providing is knowing in advance what to provide.

Todd Duncan


Make a customer, not a sale.

Katherine Barchetti


Every buyer and every seller has their own unique set of circumstances.

Rick Sheppard


Every sale has five obstacles: no need, no money, no hurry, no desire, no trust.

Zig Ziglar


In my experience, in the real estate business past success stories are generally not applicable to new situations. We must continually reinvent ourselves, responding to changing times with innovative new business models.

Akira mori


The more you know about your customers, the more you can provide to them information that is increasingly useful, relevant, and persuasive.

Jay Baer


Real estate practice is not about selling or buying a home. It’s about representing your client’s greatest asset to your client’s greatest benefit.

Alex Delgado

Real Estate Quotes for Investors

Those who invest in real estate know that it’s one of the best ways you can use your money. Investing in real estate can be a pathway to prosperity, as shown by these quotes from successful investors.


Real estate cannot be lost or stolen, nor can it be carried away. Purchased with common sense, paid for in full, and managed with reasonable care, it is about the safest investment in the world.

President Franklin D. Roosevelt


Real estate is an imperishable asset, ever increasing in value. It is the most solid security that human ingenuity has devised. It is the basis of all security and about the only indestructible security.

Russell Sage


Ninety percent of all millionaires become so through owning real estate.

Andrew Carnegie


Buying real estate is not only the best way, the quickest way, the safest way, but the only way to become wealthy.

Marshall Field


The best investment on Earth is earth.

Louis Glickman


Landlords grow rich in their sleep.

John Stuart Mill


If you’re not going to put your money into real estate…where else?

Tamir Sapir


When you invest, you are buying a day that you don’t have to work.

Aya Laraya


Real estate is the closest thing to the proverbial pot of gold.

Ada Louise Huxtable


I view real estate as the most intriguing opportunity that I’ve seen in my business lifetime.

Richard Rainwater


Real estate investment is certainly a vote of confidence on future activity 

Fiona Sigalla


A funny thing happens in real estate. When it comes back, it comes back up like gangbusters.

Barbara Corcoran


Real estate investing, even on a very small scale, remains a tried and true means of building an individual’s cash flow and wealth.

Robert Kiyosaki


Everyone wants a piece of land. It’s the only sure investment. It can never depreciate like a car or washing machine. Land will only double its value in ten years.

Sam Shepard


Every person who invests in well-selected real estate, in a growing section of a prosperous community, adopts the surest and safest method of becoming independent, for real estate is the basis of wealth

Theodore Roosevelt


Now, one thing I can tell everyone is to learn about real estate. Repeat after me: real estate provides the highest returns, the greatest values and the least risk.

Armstrong Williams


Real Estate is the best investment for small savings. More money is made from the rise in real estate values than from all other causes combined

William Jennings Bryan


The major fortunes in America have been made in land.

John D. Rockefeller


Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit, sed do ePerhaps the secret to making a billion dollars in real estate is that there is no secret.

David Lichtenstein


Before you start trying to work out which direction the property market is headed, you should be aware that there are markets within markets.

Paul Clitheroe


Real estate is like Jack and the Beanstalk’s goose that lays golden eggs. It’s something that pays you month after month, whether you are working or not.

Kathy Fettke


The bottom line: investing in real estate is smart because property is tangible. People always have, and always will, need shelter. This means it is very unlikely that our need for shelter (ie: buying or renting homes) will ever go away.

Kathy Fettke


This is a real estate driven economy from top to bottom.

Christopher Thornberg


In any market, in any country, there are developers who make money. So I say all of this doom and gloom, but there will alway be people who make money, because people always want homes.

Sarah Beeny

Quotes for Homebuyers

These quotes show that real estate is about more than just buying or selling a home. A person’s home is one of the most significant aspects of their lives, and it represents their lifestyle and identity.


Don’t wait to buy real estate, buy real estate and wait.

Will Rogers


The best time to buy a home is always five years ago

Ray Brown


Owning a home is a keystone of wealth…both financial affluence and emotional security.

Suze Orman


I will forever believe that buying a home is a great investment. Why? Because you can’t live in a stock certificate. You can’t live in a mutual fund.

Oprah Winfrey


The ownership of a home, the feelings of independence that comes with the possession of a bit of the earth are among the most powerful incentives to high civic interest and usefulness.

President Calvin Coolidge


You are not buying a home…you are buying a lifestyle.

Sarah F. Findel


There is something permanent, and something extremely profound, in owning a home

Kenny Guinn

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Buy land, they’re not making it anymore.

Mark Twain


Buying a home right now will be the best opportunity in your lifetime.

Warren buffet


Private property was the original source of freedom. It is still its main bulwark.

Walter Lippmann


The house you looked at today and wanted to think about until tomorrow may be the same house someone looked at yesterday and will buy today.

Koki Adasi


If you don’t own a home, buy one. If you own a home, buy another one. If you own two homes, buy a third. And lend your relatives the money to buy a home.

John paulson


Buy on the fringe and wait. Buy land near a growing city! Buy real estate when other people want to sell. Hold what you buy!

john jacob astor IV


Buy real estate in the areas where the path exists and buy more real estate where there is no path. But you can create your own.

David Waronker


Location, location, location.

Bruce ailion

Final Thoughts on Real Estate Quotes

As shown by these real estate quotes, real estate is an industry that leaves its mark on people in different ways. 

From an investment perspective, real estate has always been a valuable asset. But more than that, real estate holds significance to people on a more personal level. No one forgets the very first home they buy and the memories it held. 

And as a real estate agent, the work you put in is more than just another day at work, you are helping to make your client’s dreams come true. Check out these real estate memes to see even more ways the real estate industry influences people.

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