Real Estate Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old real estate quotes, real estate sayings, and real estate proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

I think if people are passionate about something, it could be real estate or biochemistry, and that spark gets turned on in them, everyone's beautiful in that zone. Cindy Crawford
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 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. Franklin D. Roosevelt
Real estate financing is making up a bigger and bigger share of the country's financial sector . The health of real estate financing is of critical importance to the health of the financial sector. We must pay close attention to developments in both the real estate industry and home financing sectors. Wu Xiaoling
In a real estate man's eye, the most expensive part of the city is where he has a house to sell. Will Rogers
Real estate investing is unique in that it's almost as much a career or a way of life as it is a form of investing. Indeed, the fact that real estate is involves so much sweat equity makes it unique among other investments. Fabrizio Moreira
Investing in real estate is a long-term commitment; you should not expect it to bring you a fortune overnight, although there are many successful cases of flipping properties. Bryan K. Law
The real estate market may fall further. Buyers remain reluctant to buy, while sellers remain anxious to avoid crystallizing their large paper losses. Ford
Success in real estate starts with believing you're worthy of it. Matthew Ferrara
The real estate agent had to go door-to-door in the apartment building we wanted to rent, asking if it was OK for this interracial family - my mom is white and I was a 1-year-old half-African kid - to live in the apartment building. Tom Morello
Your clients might not see the beauty in a property at first and that is ok. Paint a picture in their mind of how bright the home will be in the summers or how cozy in the winters. Point out the potential they might be overlooking because, like me, they just saw a more appealing home. Erin N. Harrison
Make it five years in real estate, and you are considered an old-timer. Katherine Scarim
Too many new real estate agents don't make it to their first anniversary. Why? Because they run out of money before they have had time to build a successful business. Katherine Scarim
The reasoning sands / and factual concrete. / From thin ice to thick, / what’s now indiscreet. / Decisions and choices / are still made the same / But to rent or to own / —real estate of this game. Kurt Philip Behm
Maybe there will come a time where I can relax a little more, and care a little less, and actually claim my property...If I had real estate . Corinna Garig
People who never had enough thrift and forethought to buy a property in the first place seldom have enough to keep the property up after they have gained it in some other way. Thomas Nixon Carver
Property is desirable as the groundwork of moral independence, as a means of improving the faculties, and of doing good to others, and as the agent in all that distinguishes the civilized man from the savage. James Fenimore Cooper
There is a desire of property in the sanest and best man, which Nature seems to have implanted as conservative of her works, and which is necessary to encourage and keep alive the arts. Walter Savage Landor
After all, the three major sources of apartments are death, divorce, and transfer. Cornelius Gallagher
Doing business without advertising is like winking at a girl in the dark. You know what you are doing, but nobody else does. Stuart H. Britt
With a grey suit, hey you, don't really get it (no) / You undersell a house, let's get more specific / I outsell my city, put your eyes on the digits / I get more billings than the parkland district. Roland Pemberton
No real estate in the real world / How can you stop something not even there? / No real estate in the real world / We're going down and we don't even care. Homer Steinweiss
Fake love shows me real hate / I don't want real friends to give me real estate / Tell me how much can I invest 'fore they investigate / We only going up from here now watch me levitate. Joey Brown
The major fortunes in America have been made inland. John D. Rockefeller
Ninety percent of all millionaires become so through owning real estate. Andrew Carnegie
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
But land is land, and it’s safer than the stocks and bonds of Wall Street swindlers. Eugene O'Neill
The more you know about your customers, the more you can provide to them information that is increasingly useful, relevant, and persuasive. Jay Baer
In the business world, the rearview mirror is always clearer than the windshield. Warren Buffett
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