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Famous Quotes About Real Estate

Here’s a compilation of classic and famous real estate quotes from thought leaders and personalities published online and offline, giving excellent insights into the business and the value of owning a property.

  • “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.”

  • “This is a real-estate-driven economy from top to bottom.”

  • “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. And, lend your relatives the money to buy a home.”

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

  • “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.”

  • “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.”

  • “The smallest patch of green to arrest the monotony of asphalt and concrete is as important to the value of real estate as streets, sewers and convenient shopping.”

  • “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.”

  • “As soon as the land of any country has all become private property, the landlords, like all other men, love to reap where they never sowed, and demand a rent even for its natural produce. ”

  • “The right to private property meant at the same time the right and duty to be personally concerned about your own well-being, to be personally concerned about your family’s income, to be personally concerned about your future. This is hard work.”

  • “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.”

  • “Before you start trying to work out which direction the property market is headed, you should be aware that there are markets within markets.”

  • “If you do not like real estate, all you have to do is make hamburgers, build a business around that hamburger, and franchise it.”

  • “The major fortunes in America have been made in land.”

  • “Markets always change, and as soon as there’s downturn, cleanliness becomes a major value.”

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

  • “It’s tangible, it’s solid, it’s beautiful. It’s artistic, from my standpoint, and I just love real estate.”

  • “Every day, you’ll have opportunities to take chances and to work outside your safety net. Sure, it’s a lot easier to stay in your comfort zone… in my case, business suits and real estate… but sometimes you have to take risks. When the risks pay off, that’s when you reap the biggest rewards.”

  • “Now, one thing I tell everyone is learn about real estate. Repeat after me: real estate provides the highest returns, the greatest values and the least risk. ”

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

  • “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.”

  • “I made a tremendous amount of money on real estate. I’ll take real estate rather than go to Wall Street and get 2.8 percent. Forget about it.”

  • “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 man or wage earner of today invests his money in real estate.”

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

  • “Landlords grow rich in their sleep without working, risking or economising.”

  • “The best investment on earth is earth.”

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