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“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

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Real Estate Quotes

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75 Best Real Estate Quotes

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Inspirational Real Estate Quotes


Real Estate Quotes: Your Attitude 

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1. “A complainer is like a Death Eater because there’s a suction of negative energy. You can catch a great attitude from great people.” Barbara Corcoran

2.  “A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.” Winston Churchill

3.  “The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.”  Eleanor Roosevelt

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4. “The most important quality for an investor is temperament, not intellect… You need a temperament that neither derives great pleasure from being with the crowd or against the crowd.” Warren Buffett

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5.  “You (the Realtor®) are the captain of the ship.  You’re navigating the ship and directing the crew.  You keep it all together and all the moving parts together.  If it starts to unravel you pull it back together and stay on course.  Then, at the end, you land your clients exactly at the destination they hired you for.  You Are The Captain Of The Ship.  Steve Stringham

Steve Stringham, Equity Real Estate Owner/Branch Broker

6.  “A lot of agents are not consistent. When you work on a big deal for months and it falls apart, you can see people who go into a downward spiral, and struggle to get out of it, and if you are in a rabbit hole, you won’t be able to see the light of day at the same time.  People need to remember that every experience is a teachable moment, and you need to brush yourself off and start again. If you have disappointments, feel bad for yourself for a day or two, then get yourself back in the game.” Dottie Herman

Dottie Herman – CEO of Douglas Elliman

7.  “Real Estate marketing is not only about being found everywhere online but also making sure what home buyers and sellers look at stands out from the competition.  This is achieved by providing high end photography, video tours, and custom written descriptions about your home.  In today’s real estate environment these are the kind of things that separate those home owners that are selling,  from those that are languishing on the market.” Bill Gassett

Bill Gassett, Owner Max Real Estate Exposure   

8.  “It's always about getting the appointment.” Valerie Fitzgerald

Valerie Fitzgerald, The Valerie Fitzgerald Group

Author: “Heart & Sold: How To Survive and Thrive In Real Estate”

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9.  “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 more than any other profession I know.” Johnny Isakson

Johnny Isakson, US Senator & Founder of Northside Realty

10.  “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

Anthony Hitt, CEO Engel & Volkers

11.  “Knowledge is power and instills confidence. On average, I spend three to four hours every day reading and listening to books, podcasts and news. I not only focus on real estate but also entrepreneurship, history, and other finance, tech, and business sectors.” Laura Brady

Laura Brady, Founder & President of Concierge Auctions

12.  “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

Barbara Corcoran, Founder – Corcoran Group, Inc.

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

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

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

Real Estate Quotes – The Why

16. “Real estate practice is not about selling or buying a home. It’s about representing your client’s greatest asset to your clients greatest benefit.” Alex Delgado

17.  “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

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

19.  “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

20.  “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

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

22. “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

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

24.  “A man travels the world over in search of what he needs and returns home to find it.” George A. Moore

25.  “Look at market fluctuations as your friend rather than your enemy; profit from folly rather than participate in it.” Warren Buffett

26. “Don’t wait to buy real estate, buy real estate and wait.” T. Harv Eker

27. “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

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

29. “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

30. “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

31. “Real estate is the purest form of entrepreneurship.”  Brian Buffini

32. “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

33. “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

34. “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

35. “The difference that I learned of people who succeed at a high level and people that don’t – is that people who succeed at a high level: learn from their failures, get up and go on.”  Gary Keller

36. “Want to disrupt real estate? Ask yourself what people don’t like about the real estate experience and what they’re doing outside of the tools you provide them.”  Kurt Uhlir

37. “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

38. “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

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

40. “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 

41. “The wise young person or wage earner of today invests their money in real estate.”  Andrew Carnegie

42. “Landlords grow rich in their sleep.”  John Stuart Mill

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43.  “Art, like real estate, is half science, half gut. We go to a lot of art fairs. I 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

44. “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

45. “Vet your Realtor® up front – make sure they are qualified up front before you sign.” Egypt Sherrod

46. “There’s always opportunity in real estate. It’s just a matter of finding that opportunity in the current market.”   Samantha DeBianchi

47. “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

Inspiring Real Estate Quotes and Business Quotes

48.  “In a crowded marketplace, fitting in is a failure. In a busy marketplace, not standing out is the same as being invisible.”  Seth Godin – Founder Yoyodyne, Former VP Yahoo's Marketing & Best Selling Author

49.  “We need to accept that we won’t always make the right decisions, that we’ll screw up royally sometimes – understanding that failure is not the opposite of success, it’s part of success.”  Arianna Huffington – Founder Huffington Post 

50. “If your competition isn’t talking about you and trying to poke holes in what you are doing, you are probably on a long path to irrelevancy.”  Glenn Sanford

51.  “Every challenge is an opportunity for a greater solution, to do better than where we are today.”  Amanda Kahlow – Founder & CEO of 6sense

52. “He or she that learns to control their focus at the highest possible level will be on top.”   Joshua Smith

53. “In the business world, the rearview mirror is always clearer than the windshield.”   Warren Buffett

54. “Invest in yourself. Your career is the engine of your wealth.”  Paul Clitheroe

55.  “If you’re not [learning], you’re falling behind. Somebody else is getting better as you’re becoming less valuable. I see so many irrelevant salespeople I want to cry. They stopped learning.”  Jill Konrath – Founder Leapfrog Strategies & Bestselling Author

56.  “We always overestimate the change that will occur in the next two years and underestimate the change that will occur in the next 10. Don't let yourself be lulled into inaction.”  Bill Gates 

57.  “Your value will be not what you know; it will be what you share.”  Ginni Rometty – Former Chair, President & CEO of IBM.  Awarded Bloomberg's “50 Most Influential People In The World.”

58. “Progress always involves risk. You can’t steal 2nd base and keep your foot on 1st.”   Fred Wilcox

59. “Tough times don’t last. Tough people do.”  Gregory Peck

60. “Time is more valuable than money. You can get more money, but you cannot get more time.”  Jim Rohn

61. “Believe you can and you’re halfway there.”   Theodore Roosevelt

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

Jay Baer

63. “I look for partners who answer their phone, return calls fast, return emails fast.”  Mark Spain

64. “If your message matches the market, you’re going to win.”  Jon Cheplak

65. “As a real estate professional, if you’re trying to build a big business, you need to invest in that business.”  Glenn Sanford

66. “Selling is not telling.  Selling is asking questions…and it’s hard.”  Mike Ferry

67.  “I’m a big believer in a high-quality Realtor® and I endorse Realtors® for that reason. High-quality real estate agents all over America” Dave Ramsey

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

69. “We don’t have to be smarter than the rest. We have to be more disciplined than the rest.”   Warren Buffett

70. “The key to being a good broker is networking. I have a wonderful relationship with other agents, which in this business you must have.” Jade Mills

71. “Realtors® using social media as a lead gen tool are the next generation of top producers.” Nobu Hata

72. “A person who won’t read has no advantage over one who can’t read.”   Mark Twain

73. “Price is what you pay. Value is what you get.”  Warren Buffett

74.  “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

75. “In the end, step up, be the professional and do your job. That’s really what successful full time agents focus on. They get rid of all the noise and do what matters.”  Adam Contos

And More Quotes For Real Estate Agents:

💬 Please, tell me more about how you’re an expert in real estate because you watch HGTV”  Someecards

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

💬 A Realtor® is not a salesperson. They’re a matchmaker. They introduce people to homes until they fall in love with one. Then, they’re a wedding planner” Anonymous

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