30 Inspiring Real Estate Quotes That Will Change Your Life

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Everyone has dreams and aspirations, but most of us don’t have the first idea about how to make them come true. Or at least we don’t think we do. For some reason we aren’t able to trust that the-voice-inside-our-head may actually know what it’s talking about.

The irony here is that most of us actually spend more time fantasizing about how to achieve our goals (and what it will feel like once we’ve succeed) than we do thinking about or doing anything else. BUT we rarely (if ever) take action to bring these thoughts and dreams into reality. So nothing ever changes, and then we wonder why we never feel fulfilled… What are we doing!?

Moral of the story: if you want to change your life, you have to do something about it. If you’re dreaming about investing in real estate, you’ve landed on the right webpage. Below is a collection of twenty real estate quotes that will (hopefully) inspire you to stop procrastinating, and get to work on your dreams.

Quote #1

Image Highlighting Inspiring Real Estate Quotes-Franklin D Roosevelt

“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

Quote #2

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

Suze Orman

Quote #3

“Landlords grow rich in their sleep.”

John Stuart Mill

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Quote #4

Image Highlighting 3-Inspiring Real Estate Quotes- Andrew Carnegie

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

Andrew Carnegie

Quote #5

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

John D. Rockefeller

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Quote #6

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

John Rohn

Quote #7

Image Highlighting 4-Inspiring Real Estate Quotes-Rich Fettke

“The way we see it, real wealth means having the money and the freedom to live life on your own terms.”

Rich Fettke, Co-Founder and Co-CEO of RealWealth

Quote #8

 “I would give a thousand furlongs of sea for an acre of barren ground.”


Quote #9

Image Highlighting 5-Inspiring Real Estate Quotes-Marshall Field

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

Marshall Field

Quote #10

 “The best investment on Earth is earth.”

Louis Glickman, American Business Executive

Quote #11

Image Highlighting 6-Inspiring Real Estate Quotes-Russell Sage

“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 (August 4, 1816 – July 22, 1906), financier, railroad executive and Whig politician from New York, United States.

Quote #12

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

Donald Trump, 45th President of the United States of America

Quote #13

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


Quote #14

Image Highlighting 7-Inspiring Real Estate Quotes-Mark Twain

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

Mark Twain

Quote #15

“Success in real estate starts when you believe you are worthy of it.”

Michael Ferrara

Quote #16

Image Highlighting 2-Inspiring Real Estate Quotes-Kathy Fettke

“[Real estate] is like Jack and the Beanstalk’s goose that lays golden eggs. It’s something that pays you month after month, whether you are working or not.”

Kathy Fettke, Co-Founder and Co-CEO of RealWealth

Quote #17

“If you don’t like where you are, move. You are not a tree.”

Jim Rohn, an American entrepreneur, author and motivational speaker

He’s right…you’re definitely not a tree, but you are a real estate investor! 🙂

Quote #18

“The bottom line: investing in real estate is smart because property is tangible. People always have, and always will, need shelter. This means it is very unlikely that our need for shelter (ie: buying or renting homes) will ever go away.”

Kathy Fettke, Co-Founder and Co-CEO of RealWealth

Quote #19

“If you can, you should, and if you’re brave enough to start, you will.”

Stephen King

Quote #20

“When one door closes, buy another one and open it yourself.”


Quote #21

“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

Quote #22

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

Eugene O’neill

Quote #23

Image Highlighting 8-Inspiring Real Estate Quotes-John Jacob Astor

“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

Quote #24

“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

Quote #25

“What we call real estate – the solid ground to build a house on – is the broad foundation on which nearly all the guilt of this world rests.”

Nathaniel Hawthorne

Quote #26

Image Highlighting 9-Inspiring Real Estate Quotes-Aya Laraya

“When you invest, you are buying a day that you don’t have to work.”

Aya Laraya

Quote #27

“You cannot afford to live in potential for the rest of your life, at some point, you have to unleash the potential and make your move.”

Eric Thomas

Quote #28

“Don’t wait to buy real estate, buy real estate and wait.”

Will Rogers, actor

Quote #29

Image Highlighting 10-Inspiring Real Estate Quotes-Jhonny Isakson

“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.”

Jhonny Isakson

Quote #30

“You are not buying a house, you are buying a lifestyle.”



Use these 30 inspiring real estate quotes to keep you motivated and focused on your long-term goals. Find out for yourself why so many people continue to invest in real estate. Check out our learning center for resources on everything related to real estate and investing. Become a RealWealth member (it’s free!) and see if real estate investing is right for you.


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