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68 Best Real Estate Quotes With Videos

The real estate market is one of the engines of the US economy, averaging 15-18% of GDP every year. Realtors, developers, consumers, all participate in an extremely demanding market where decisions make or break bottom lines in a matter of days.
Everyone involved in this cut-throat competitive sector is in a lot of pressure to keep afloat. It takes a lot of skill, and very little sleep, to get buyers the house of their dreams.
There are a lot of ways to put your properties out there for your clients to see, but video is the most effective. So, the following quotes are for you, battling out there in the real estate industry and worthy earner of five minutes of laughter and inspiration. Happy reading!



15 Funny Quotes

 “The three most important rules in selecting the right piece of real estate are location, location, location (and when we have periods of tight money, I would add terms, terms, terms).” Venita VanCaspel

“Don’t wait to buy real estate. Buy real estate and wait.” Will Rodgers

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

“Buy land, they’re not making it anymore.” Mark Twain

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

“Even with every nightmare problem today, I’m surprised I still have hair, nightmare, nightmare, nightmare, constantly problem-solving… but it’s still like a thrill.” Dolly Lenz

“The best time to buy a home is always five years ago.” Ray Brown

“If I hadn’t been fair, I would never have made the $6 billion in real estate deals that I did. I mean, if you’re not fair, people don’t want to deal with you.” Jerry Reinsdorf

“Perhaps the secret to making a billion dollars in real estate is that there is no secret.” David Lichtenstein

“I think of real estate as a little bit like cooking or like art.” Jerry Speyer

“We rarely sue anyone, but, like others in the real estate industry, we get sued.” Alan Casden

“I always tell my mom that if she would have just bought me a Barbie when I was little, I would have gone into real estate.” Trixie Mattel

“If you look at any successful professional – a salesperson, a marketer, a real estate agent, a trader – they all have the same qualities as the con man. The only difference is that one side uses their talents in the right direction and the con man is taking the easy way out.” Frank Abagnale

“I want to be a successful landlord. I like real estate.” Two Chainz

“A realtor is not a spokesperson. They’re a matchmaker. They introduce people to homes, until they fall in love with one. Then, they’re a wedding planner.” Lydia


15 Inspirational Real Estate Quotes

“Being a real estate broker is passion, not work” Anonymous

“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

“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.” John Paulson

“There have been few things in my life which have had a more genial effect on my mind than the possession of a piece of land.” Harriet Martineau

“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

“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

  “Whether you’re an obstetrician or a third-grade teacher or a real estate agent, you know when you’re doing good work. You’re passionate about it.” Susan Isaacs

“Art, like real estate, is half science, half gut. We go to a lot of art fairs. We have two full-time art experts who help me make all the decisions about how to build the corporate and personal collection and what we put in our developments. We don’t let interior designers pick art for us.” Jorge M. Perez

“Ninety percent of millionaires become so through owning real estate.” Andrew Carnegie

“In a crowded marketplace, fitting in is a failure. In a busy marketplace, not standing out is the same as being invisible.”  Seth Godin

“There was no big break. There were just years and years of work.” Paula Del Nunzio

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

“Sleep is for people without access to the MLS” Lighter Side of Real Estate

“Nothing you will ever do in your lifetime is likely to make you as much money as buying a home and living in it.” David Bach

15 Famous Real Estate Quotes

“The best investment on earth is earth.” Louis Glickman

“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

“Owning a home is a keystone of wealth – both financial affluence and emotional security.” Suze Orman

“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

“Land monopoly is not only monopoly, but it is by far the greatest of monopolies; it is a perpetual monopoly, and it is the mother of all other forms of monopoly.”  Winston Churchill

“Ninety percent of all millionaires become so through owning real estate. More money has been made in real estate than in all industrial investments combined. The wise young [person] or wage earner of today invests [their] money in real estate.” Andrew Carnegie

“Landlords grow rich in their sleep without working, risking or economising.” John Stuart Mill

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

“It is a comfortable feeling to know that you stand on your own ground. Land is about the only thing that can’t fly away.” Anthony Trollope

“Some people look for a beautiful place. Others make a place beautiful.” Hazrat Inayat Khan

“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

“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

“Expansion always, in all ways.” Ryan Serhant

“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

“Find out where the people are going and buy the land before they get there.” William Penn Adair


15 Innovative Quotes

“This is my strategy: not to negotiate. That is negotiation.” Fredrik Eklund

“Golf courses sell real estate and that’s why they’re built.” Ed McMahon

“Real estate is a contact sport.” Tracey Hampson

“Use what you have, to get what you need, to get what you want.” Aaron Norris

“Domain names and websites are Internet real estate.” Marc Ostrofsky

“As income from work has become more concentrated in America, the super-rich have invested in businesses, real estate, art, and other assets. The income from these assets is now concentrating even faster than income from work.” Robert Reich

“Real estate deals a lot with the government. It isn’t like manufacturing, logistics, home appliances or the auto sector, which deal with consumers.”  Wang Jianlin

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

“I think of real estate as a little bit like cooking or like art.” Jerry Speyer

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

“Most of the successful people I’ve known are the ones who do more listening than talking.” Bernard Baruch

“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

“But land is land, and it’s safer than the stocks and bonds of Wall Street swindlers.” Eugene O’neill

“You can never solve a problem with the same kind of thinking that created the problem in the first place.” Albert Einstein

“Success is actually a short race—a sprint fueled by discipline just long enough for habit to kick in and take over.” Gary Keller


15 Celeb Quotes

“It’s much easier for me to make a major life, multi-million dollar decision than it is to decide on a carpet for my front porch. That’s the truth.” Oprah Winfrey
“Real estate is my life. It is my day job, if you will. But it consumes my nights and weekends, too.” Ivanka Trump
“Look at market fluctuations as your friend rather than your enemy; profit from folly rather than participate in it.” Warren Buffet
“The major fortunes in America have been made in land.” John D. Rockefeller

“I bought an island in 1987. It’s in one of the lakes in Canada. I went around it in my boat and went to the real estate office and bought it. It’s the best $65,000 I’ve ever spent. My family camp on it and we have great times there.” Dan Aykroyd

“South Sydney is a very complicated and wonderful place. You have some of the most expensive bits of real estate in the country and a large percentage of government housing.” Russell Crowe

“When I was growing up, our nation was partitioned: Blacks were segregated by law in the South and largely by custom in the North, though it, too, had segregation laws. Our best universities had quota systems. Many white communities had real estate covenants to keep nonwhites out.” Donna Brazile

“In the old days, you would have one lawyer to handle everything: speeding tickets, buying a house, contracts, litigation, real estate, copyrights, leasing, entertainment, intellectual property, forensic accounting, criminal offenses… the list goes on. Now, you have to have a separate lawyer for each one of those categories!” James Belushi

“If you circle above Central Park at night in a helicopter, you’re looking down at the most expensive real estate in the world. It’s the American Monopoly board.” Ridley Scott

“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

“Silicon Valley has evolved a critical mass of engineers and venture capitalists and all the support structurethe law firms, the real estate, all thatthat are all actually geared toward being accepting of startups.” Elon Musk

“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 familymy mom is white and I was a 1-year-old half-African kidto live in the apartment building.” Tom Morello

“A house is not a home unless it provides food and fire for the mind as well as the body.” Benjamin Franklin

“For me the greatest source of income is still movies. Nothingstocks, financial speculation, real estate speculation or businessesmakes more money for me than making movies.” Jackie Chan

“I never had to say to myself, ‘OK now, I’ve got to grow up and work for a bank, or go and sell real estate.’ I never had to make that kind of break.” Luke Wilson


10 Quotes For Realtors

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

“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

“Either you run the day, or the day runs you.” Jim Roth

“A real estate agent has two property listings. Now add 11 more. What does the agent have now? Happiness. That agent has happiness.” Tim Dulany

“It’s not so much chasing a commission on a one-time deal as keeping a happy client for a lifetime.” Madison Hildebrand

“To my real estate agent, Chernobyl is a fixer-upper.” Yakov Smirnoff

“If you think hiring a professional is expensive, wait till you hire an amateur. “ Red Adair

“The best real estate investment with the highest yields are in working-class neighbourhoods, because fancy properties are overpriced.” Jane Bryant Quinn

 “As people seek to improve their living environment, there will be continuous demand for residential property. Investment in real estate market should have reasonable prospects in the long run.“ Li Ka-shing

 “One of the greatest investments of our lifetime has been New York City real estate, and investors made the highest returns when they bought stuff during the 1970s and 1980s when people were getting mugged. The lesson is that you make the most money when you buy stuff that’s out of consensus.” Mary Meeker

10 Quotes For Customers

“At first, the only thing that I learned was to save. Then I learned about mutual fund, then later on direct stock investments. I also went into small businesses and even real estate.” Bo Sanchez

“I’ve leased the apartment; my partner is going to come out here. But we’re keeping our house in Chicago because real estate is a really good investment and also because it is just crammed with full of stuff!“ Ted Allen

“He is not a full man who does not own a piece of land.” Hebrew Proverb

“It is your moments of decision that your destiny is shaped.” Tony Robbins

“The ache for home lives in all of us, the safe place where we can go as we are and not be questioned.” Maya Angelou

“There is something permanent, and something extremely profound, in owning a home.” Kenny Guinn

“Real estate is the closest thing to to a proverbial pot of gold.” Ada Louise Huxtable

“Home is the nicest word there is.” Laura Ingalls Wilder

“Home ownership is the cornerstone of a strong community.” Rick Renzi

“The house shows the owner.” George Herbert