70 Motivational, Relatable, & Funny Real Estate Quotes Every Agent Should Read

Tristen Taylor
Tristen Taylor

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Endless hours, demanding schedules, and little time for rest and relaxation. But hey, it‘s all worth it when you see those smiles on your clients’ faces as their dreams come true, right?

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Today's real estate market is more competitive than ever, leaving you little time to catch a breath, or let alone have a good laugh. But guess what? You deserve those five precious minutes to laugh, feel inspired, and recharge your batteries.

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So take a break from the hustle, sit back, and let these real estate quotes bring a smile to your face and a fire to your motivation. After all, a healthy dose of laughter and inspiration never hurt anyone, and it might just be the fuel you need to achieve even greater success in this challenging world of real estate. And if you're in a pinch, jump to the information you need:

Real Estate Quotes

1 "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

2. "As a real estate professional, if you’re trying to build a big business, you need to invest in that business." —Glenn Sanford

3. "The best investment on Earth is earth." —Louis Glickman

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4. "Find out where the people are going and buy the land before they get there." —William Penn Adair

5. "I advise women to invest in real estate. It is the collateral to be preferred above all others, and the safest means of investing money." —Hetty Green

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6. "If your message matches the market, you’re going to win." —Jon Cheplak

7. "It’s not about the money, though that’s nice to have. At the end of the day, it’s really about matching the right buyer to the right seller. We’re matchmakers — real estate matchmakers." —Valerie Fitzgerald

8. "Every individual deserves to be educated and fully informed on the details that go into every touchpoint of a real estate transaction." —Doug Fish

9. "Success in real estate comes down to two factors: taking care of and valuing the customer." —Michael Miedler

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10. "If you’re not going to put your money into real estate, Where else?" —Tamir Sapir

11. "Prioritize compassion over commission." —Aarin Chung

Famous Real Estate Quotes

1 "The best investment on earth is earth." —Louis Glickman

2. "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

3. "I would give a thousand furlongs of sea for an acre of barren ground." —William Shakespeare

4. "Owning a home is a keystone of wealth — both financial affluence and emotional security." —Suze Orman

5. "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

6. "I am basically a full-time psychologist who shows houses every now and then." —Dori Warner

7. "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

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8. "Landlords grow rich in their sleep without working, risking or economizing." —John Stuart Mill

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

10. "But land is land, and it’s safer than the stocks and bonds of Wall Street swindlers." —Eugene O’Neill

11. "Expansion always, in all ways." —Ryan Serhant

12. "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

Funny Real Estate Quotes

1. "Property mistakes are like a bad haircut…they grow out in the end." —George Choy

2. "If I were a professional wrestler, I’d want a name that strikes fear in most people. Something like, ‘The Underwriter’." —Lighter Side of Real Estate

3. "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

4. "Judging by your pins, you’ll need a house with 14 bathrooms, 27 living rooms, and a master closet the size of a small village." —Someecards

5. "Sleep is for people without access to the MLS" —Lighter Side of Real Estate

6. "Please, tell me more about how you’re an expert in real estate because you watch HGTV." —Someecards

7. "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

8. "Why, yes … that’d be fantastic if your parents, grandmother, and second cousin came along while I showed you houses today." —Amy Chrisman-Williams

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9. "The neighbors always leave their sprinklers on, which is a little bit annoying. It’s a source of constant irrigation." —LaffGaff.com

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

Inspirational Real Estate Quotes

1 "Success in real estate starts when you believe you are worthy of it." —Michael Ferrara

2. "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

3. "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

4. "Real estate is the purest form of entrepreneurship." —Brian Buffini

5. "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

6. "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

7. "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 constituency." —Johnny Isakson

8. "Whether you‘re an obstetrician, a third—grade teacher, or a real estate agent, you know when you’re doing good work. You're passionate about it." —Susan Isaacs

9. "When you invest, you are buying a day that you don’t have to work." —Aya Laraya

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10. "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

11. "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

12. "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…" —Johnny Isakson

13. "At what lengths are you willing to go to on a daily basis to build a thriving real estate career?" —Jon Cheplak

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

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15. "Believing that nothing can do more toward the development of the highest attributes of good citizenship than the ownership by every family of its home, I am always glad to endorse effective efforts to encourage home ownership. Nothing better could happen to the United States than a very notable increase in the ownership of homes." —Warren G. Harding

16. "Not only do you have to have content in your digital and inbound real estate marketing strategies, but content that gets an LOL, gets read, noticed, shared, clicked, and commented on is how you make a human connection in today’s noisy, multi—device world." —Laura Monroe

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

18. "There was no big break. There were just years and years of work." —Paula Del Nunzio

Most top producers in real estate, like in every business, are focused on learning and biased towards action. If you want to keep growing, you have to make learning and action your highest priorities." —Kurt Uhlir

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

20. "It’s great to be successful, but you’ve got to pause and give back. We are all in this fight together… be willing to bend down and help people out." —Mark Spain

Surprising Real Estate Quotes

1 "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

2. "Most agents are so busy doing it, doing it, doing it, that they don’t have time to think about how to do what they do in a better way." —Craig Proctor

3. "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

4. "Look at market fluctuations as your friend rather than your enemy; profit from folly rather than participate in it." —Warren Buffett

5. "If you have not made a change in your real estate business to ensure you have technical competency, you are way behind." —Elizabeth Mendenhall

6. "Domain names and websites are Internet real estate." —Marc Ostrofsky

7. "Privacy has a competitive advantage and being able to show your customers that you take this seriously, that you’ve got their back and you’re protecting them, is going to be probably the biggest opportunity that’s out there in real estate." —Scott Lockhart

8. "Realtors using social media as a lead gen tool are the next generation of top producers." —Nobu Hata

Real Estate Quotes for Buyers

1 "Typically, the research tells us, that a high quality real estate agent that really knows what they are doing will add more to the equation than they cost. Because people make mistakes when selling their own home – the mistakes are costly…" –Dave Ramsey

2. "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

3. "The best time to buy a home is always five years ago." —Ray Brown

4. "Don’t wait to buy real estate. Buy real estate and wait." —Will Rogers

5. "Find out where the people are going and buy the land before they get there." —William Penn Adair

6. "Buy real estate in areas where the path exists…and buy more real estate where there is no path, but you can create your own."—David Waronker

7. "A man complained that on his way home to dinner he had every day to pass through that long field of his neighbors. I advised him to buy it and it would never seem long again". —Ralph Waldo Emerson

8. "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

9. "Buy land, they’re not making it anymore." —Mark Twain

Reignite Your Motivation with Inspiring Quotes

And that's our list of famous, funny, awe-inspiring real estate quotes. We hope you enjoyed this collection that celebrates the spirit of the industry, reminding you why you chose this exhilarating path in the first place.

Editor's note: This post was originally published in July 2018 and has since been updated for comprehensiveness.

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