Real Estate Investing Quotes to Pick You Up

Real Estate Investing Quotes to Pick You Up

Real estate transactions and interactions can be challenging.  It’s not a matter of if, but when, a tough situation will rattle you emotionally, mentally, or physically.  I find these quotes inspiring in good times and more importantly, in bad times.  Just reading through these pearls of wisdom provides me with jet fuel to overcome.

Every person who invests in well-selected real estate in a growing section of a prosperous community adopts the surest and safest method of becoming independent, for real estate is the basis of wealth.

– Theodore Roosevelt

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.

– Andrew Carnegie

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.

– John Paulson

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

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

– Warren Buffett

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

– Suze Orman

Buy land, they’re not making it anymore.

– Mark Twain

The major fortunes in America have been made in land.

– John D. Rockefeller

Don’t wait to buy real estate.  Buy real estate and wait.

– Will Rogers

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

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

I think if people are passionate about something, it could be real estate or biochemistry, and that spark gets turned on in them, everyone’s beautiful in that zone.

– Cindy Crawford

Find out where the people are going and buy the land before they get there.

– William Penn Adair

Extraordinary results happen only when you give the best you have to become the best you can be at your most important work.

– Gary Keller

It’s not whether you’re right or wrong that’s important, but how much money you make when you’re right and how much you lose when you’re wrong.

– George Soros

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

– Hebrew Proverb

Tai DeSa is a graduate of The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.  He became a full-time real estate investor in 2004 after serving in the U.S. Navy.  Tai has made colossal mistakes in investing (and learned some things along the way).  He has owned over 200 properties with various investment partners, and he has been involved in over 200 more transactions as a real estate broker.  Tai and his wife Amira enjoy hunting for investment properties.  Contact Tai if you need some consultation on real estate investing.  Tai may be available for coaching and speaking engagements on a variety of real estate topics.  Send an email to  Tai is passionate about helping investors make money and avoid mistakes.

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