This list of the best books for real estate agents in 2022 is comprised of recommended books from other successful agents and highly successful business people.

Real Estate Agents are always looking for ideas and ways to improve their business. One of the best ways to do this is through books and education.

This list is not limited to the day to day operations and sales techniques of real estate.

Successful agents and business owners take stock in their health and their mindset.

They're interested in not only improving their business but also their day to day life, health and interactions with others.

“I read every book and magazine I could. Three bucks for a magazine, twenty bucks for a book…one good idea that led to a customer or solution and it paid for itself many times over.”

Mark Cuban

Best Books For Realtors

Books expand your horizon. 

Nuggets of wisdom and insight from others can be just what's needed to take us on a new, elevated trajectory in business (and life).


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Recommended Books For Real Estate Agents In 2022

Many You Haven't Seen On Other Lists

8 Ways To Dominate Any Real Estate Market

“20+ yrs as a top producer and 10 + years training and coaching. This is a must read. It’s like they took all the best practices and put them into one book. I just purchased 50 to give to my agents.” Amazon Reviewer

6 Steps To Seven Figures

6 Steps to 7 Figures: A Real Estate Professional's Guide to Building Wealth and Creating Your Own Destiny

Your First 365 Days in Real Estate

Your First 365 Days in Real Estate: How to build a successful real estate business


SOLD: Every Real Estate Agent’s Guide to Building a Profitable Business

The Miracle Morning For Real Estate Agents

“This book has changed my world. When you realize that 95% of all CEOs rise at 6 AM or earlier, you know that there must be something there tied to their success. Reading the Miracle Morning for Real Estate Agents has been the genesis of turning my natural night owl into an early bird. I now wake up at 6 AM or earlier looking forward to the morning ritual instead of shutting off the alarm for an extra 10 minutes or more of sleep.” Amazon Reviewer

The Millionaire Real Estate Agent

The Millionaire Real Estate Agent: It's Not About the Money It's About Being the Best You Can Be

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Success Is In Your Sphere

by Zvi Band

Relationships are at core of all real estate agents' businesses.  Zvi Band, co-founder of one of the leading CRMs in the real estate industry, shares his journey from an awkward software engineer just out of college to becominging the owner of one of the top CRM platforms in the world.

This book comes highly recommended in the best books for real estate agents.

He accomplished this through relationships.  Not only does he share his journey but he gives you actionable steps to leveraging the power of your relationships to your best business advantage. 


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Smarter, Faster, Better

by Charles Duhigg

This New York Times Bestseller is a fascinating and informative read.  It offers case studies in an entertaining format and teaches the actions and behaviors “that separates the merely busy from the genuinely productive.”

If you want to take your productivity to an entirely different level and a level that has you achieving in ways you've simply dreamed about, this book is a must. 

Predictably Irrational

by Dan Ariely

Do you think people make decisions rationally?  Think again.  This book explains the real workings of the human mind and the forces at work when people make decisions.

It's not what you think.

Using behavioral studies and interesting anectodes, Ariely explains how expectations, emotions, social norms and other invisible, seemingly illogical forces skew our reasoning ability.

Real estate agents influence others and this book offers you insight into how you may want to change some of your own sales approaches and interactions with others.  

Shark Tales: How I Turned $1,000 Into a Billion Dollar Business

by Barbara Corcoran

Real estate giant, Barbara Corcoran, reveals in her lighted hearted (but insightful way) how she built a $2 billion real estate brokerage and sold it for 66 million.

New and seasoned agents alike can learn something from this book.  Don't be fooled by her ‘home spun and lighthearted approach.'  Barbara didn't get where she's at without learning several things which she shares in this book.


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by Valerie Fitzgerald

Valerie Fitzgerald is one of the country's leading agents.  She recounts her own journey from struggle to triumph and shares her hard earned wisdom.

This book is geared for the newer agent.  She shows readers how to manage clients with style, how to choose the right brokerage and mentors for you, how to establish a stellar reputation,  how to develop a schedule for running your business and how to maintain a successful attitude daily.

The Wealthy Gardener

by John Soforic


The Wealthy Gardener weaves a parable with Soforic's real life experiences in building and amassing wealth through business building and real estate (and habits one must develop to weather life and business' tough times).

There are timeless lessons here and a ‘kick in the pants' too.  Whether you're just starting out or close to retirement – there's something here for all ages.

The Book On Negotiating Real Estate

by J Scott, Mark Ferguson, Carol Scott

The authors have over a 1,000 successful real estate deals behind them.  “The Book On Negotiating Real Estate” is not only for real estate investors but for real estate agents at all levels.

Skilled negotiations is a multi-step process.  Learn these skills and save your clients (and yourself $$$!) 

The Seven Levels of Communication

by Michael J. Maher

The Seven Levels of Communication tells the entertaining and educational story of Rick Masters, who is suffering from a down economy when he meets a mortgage professional who has built a successful business without advertising or personal promotion.

Skeptical, he agrees to accompany her to a conference to learn more about her mysterious methods. Rick soon learns that the rewards for implementing these strategies are far greater than he had ever imagined.

How to Win at the Sport of Business: If I Can Do It, You Can Do It

by Mark Cuban

I enjoy Mark's interviews, watching him on Shark Tank and this book didn't disappoint.

Filled with business wisdom and tales of this small town boy, hustling his first gig in Jr. High selling baseball cards, to his many failed attempts in his early years in business, to his present day success as one of the world's wealthiest self-made billionaires, Mark shares his stories with down-to-earth words that all of us can relate.

An Amazon Reviewer – “This book has lots of gold nuggets of information for any entrepreneur to use. Some of the take-aways for me.

1. Prepare for opportunities by reading books and magazines(3hrs/day)

2. Get an edge over others.

3. Don’t give up. Get back up to compete.

4. Bad things will happen to you but you have to keep moving forward.

5. Remind yourself to Have fun everyday.

6. Time is the most valuable thing in life.”

This short read is worth it.  I loved the audible version.

The Compound Effect

by Darren Hardy

The Compound Effect is based on the principle that decisions shape your life and ultimately your destiny.  Little, everyday decisions will take you either to the life and business you desire or disaster by default.

Intention and reflection are core components.

This book is the distillation of the fundamental principles that have guided the most phenomenal achievements in business, relationships and beyond.

The E-Myth Revisited

by Michael E. Gerber

This book dispels the myth that if you work hard in your business you'll be a success.  Gerber covers the importance of working on your business as opposed to working in your business all the time.

He takes you step by step regarding creating systems within your business.  He emphasizes the absolute necessity of research, planning and proper delegation (photographers, inspectors, your team) in your business.


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Fanatical Prospecting

Fanatical Prospecting: The Ultimate Guide to Opening Sales Conversations and Filling the Pipeline by Leveraging Social Selling, Telephone, Email, Text, and Cold Calling

One of the foundational keys to success in sales is keeping your lead pipeline full.  Jeb takes you step by step in this book on how you do this and develop qualified lead prospects through various mediums.

Head over to Fanatical Prospecting and check out this lead prospecting book.

Secrets Of A Master Closer

In this book you'll find the exact steps to not only have phenomenal sales but to create raving fans. 

Based on Mike's real life experience building multi-million sales companies these tried and true methods can be just what's needed to take your real estate business to phenomenal levels.


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Secrets Of Top Selling Agents

by Joe Sesso

Secrets Of Top Selling Agents: Habits, Mindsets, and Tactics of Real Estate's Super Producers

The Secrets of Top Selling Agents webinar program has been a leading source for real estate education, career advice, and best practices since 2007.

These game-changing tips from some of the biggest names in the real estate industry are compiled in a must-read book.

Each chapter features tips from a different real estate super producer to help professionals effectively grow and manage a successful real estate business.

“No matter what level you are at as a Realtor you can greatly benefit from the valuable information these top performers have to share in this book. Get it, Read it, do it!

Thank you Joe! It's even better than the 1st book!”

Ninja Selling: Subtle Skills. Big Results”

Ninja Selling: Subtle Skills. Big Results.

Amazon Best Seller in Sales & Selling and Consumer Behavior

Stop Selling! Start Solving!

In Ninja Selling, author Larry Kendall transforms the way readers think about selling.

He points out the problems with traditional selling methods and instead offers a science-based selling system that gives predictable results regardless of personality type.

Ninja Selling teaches readers how to shift their approach from chasing clients to attracting clients. Readers will learn how to stop selling and start solving by asking the right questions and listening to their clients.

The Half Millionaire Real Estate Agent

Plenty of real estate agents dream about becoming millionaires, or even billionaires, but have you ever dreamed of becoming a half millionaire?

Most probably haven't, choosing instead to set their sights on larger fiscal fantasies while the entirely achievable half million-dollar salary is within reach.

In The Half Millionaire Real Estate Agent, Brian Ernst discloses the problems that so many real estate agents face while sharing his top industry secrets that can accelerate your success in the real estate industry.

In these pages, you will discover how to utilize the best tools for saving time and increasing profit, how to create exponential growth through effective lead generation, how to identify the right market and the right clients, and so much more.

The Four Agreements

This book, The Four Agreements, offers insight and wisdom that can be applied when dealing with clients, with business colleagues, other agents and in negotiations.

This timeless book offers practical advice that can transform how you show up in business and life.

I had a long conversation at my club with a CEO of a top company. We covered so many topics and it turned philosophical.  I brought up this book and the nuggets of wisdom that can be transformative in one's life.

He said he reads this book once a year and it has transformed how he approaches business and life.

Your Next Five Moves: Master the Art of Business Strategy

This #1 Wall Street Journal Bestseller offers budding entrepreneurs and seasoned business owners a step-by-step methodology to take their business to the next level.

See why it has over 1200 five star ratings.  It could be just the nudge you need to take your business to the next level.


Unhackable: The Elixir for Creating Flawless Ideas, Leveraging Superhuman Focus, and Achieving Optimal Human Performance.

Award-winning author and international entrepreneur Kary Oberbrunner makes high performance, productivity, and goal achievement a breeze for busy professionals struggling to maintain laser focus in a world riddled with distraction.

Every Day Agent: Straight Talk & Proven Methods to Grow Your Real Estate Business

So Good They Can't Ignore You

Cal reveals that matching your job to a pre-existing passion does not matter.

Passion comes after you put in the hard work to become excellent at something valuable, not before.

In other words, what you do for a living is much less important than how you do it.

Deep Work

Deep Work: Rules For Focused Success In A Distracted World.


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28 Best Real Estate Books For Real Estate Agents