1.“Courage and commitment are prerequisites for purchasing a home, but immense cannot begin to describe the rewards.”
2.“Buying a house won’t bring you happiness, but turning it into a home certainly will.”
3.“To purchase a home is to subconsciously gain the respect of many in your community.”
4.Every sale has five obstacles: no need, no money, no hurry, no desire, no trust.
5.“Your family loves you just for you, there through thick and thin. Shouldn’t you buy a home for them to return to again and again?”
6.Buying real estate is not only the best way, the quickest way, the safest way, but the only way to become wealthy.
7.“Buying a home is a big step up into another echelon of society, of respect, and of, well, responsibility…that is 100 percent worth it.”
8.“Buy a home far enough out of the city that the traffic isn’t heavy but close enough to the city that they still deliver pizza.”
9.I view real estate as the most intriguing opportunity that I’ve seen in my business lifetime.
10.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!
11.“Everyone desires to own their own home, but the actual purchase is usually reserved for those with work ethic, who are brave and committed.”
12.“I wish I would have invested in buying homes all the money I have invested in frivolous things, for had I, today, I would want for nothing.”
13.The problem with real estate is that it’s local. You have to understand the local market.
14.The more you know about your customers, the more you can provide to them information that is increasingly useful, relevant, and persuasive.
15.Real estate practice is not about selling or buying a home. It’s about representing your client’s greatest asset to your client’s greatest benefit.
16.“If you include God in the decisions you make about purchasing your new home, He will not fail to show up and bless you in it.”
17.Real estate is my life. It is my day job, if you will. But it consumes my nights and weekends, too.
18.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.
19.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.
20.Perhaps the secret to making a billion dollars in real estate is that there is no secret.
21.“There is no satisfaction, no greater gratification, than that you receive when you close on the purchase of your own home.”
22.“When you buy a home, pray, and ask God to bless it, for the Word of God says that, if you call upon God pray to Him, He will listen to you.”
23.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.
24.In real estate, you make 10% of your money because you’re a genius and 90% because you catch a great wave.
25.Real estate investing, even on a very small scale, remains a tried and true means of building an individual’s cash flow and wealth.
26.Buy real estate in the areas where the path exists and buy more real estate where there is no path. But you can create your own.
27.“Peace is impossible to put a price upon and in most areas of life, unattainable, but purchasing your own home affords you a grand measure.”
28.“It will be worth it to buy more land, even if you have to buy a slightly smaller home, to be able to distance yourself from your neighbors.”
29.“I hear people fussing about their home construction going one day over, and I’m thinking to myself – Gee, I wish you had any idea at all how blessed you really are just to be able to buy your own home.”
30.“Forget what they say, going home isn’t always all it’s cracked up to be anyway. Best to purchase your own and go home any time you like.”
31.“I had always wanted a place where I could abide, my own space. I bought my own home today. None can take my space away.”
32.Not following up with your prospects is the same as filling up your bathtub without first putting the stopper in the drain.
33.Now, one thing I can tell everyone is to learn about real estate. Repeat after me: real estate provides the highest returns, the greatest values and the least risk.
34.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.
35.“To buy a nice home is to buy a better way of life. To choose a better way of life is to work toward well-being, and isn’t well-being what’s paramount?”
36.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.
37.You must learn that selling is not selling; it is providing and the key to providing is knowing in advance what to provide.
38.“As I sit here on my new patio, having finally purchased my own home, I am overcome with a feeling of accomplishment and of great contentment.”
39.The ownership of a home, the feelings of independence that comes with the possession of a bit of the earth are among the most powerful incentives to high civic interest and usefulness.
40.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.
41.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.
42.The house you looked at today and wanted to think about until tomorrow may be the same house someone looked at yesterday and will buy today.
43.âThe house you looked at today and wanted to think about until tomorrow may be the same house someone looked at yesterday and will buy today.â -Koki Adasi, Koki & Associates, Inc.
44.Before you start trying to work out which direction the property market is headed, you should be aware that there are markets within markets.
45.In any market, in any country, there are developers who make money. So I say all of this doom and gloom, but there will alway be people who make money, because people always want homes.
46.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.
47.“If you want to be a leader in your community, buying your own home is an important step, because it is a well-known fact that, if you don’t own your own space, you are subconsciously telling your peers that your perspectives and judgments are unworthy.”
48.“Buying a home is like buying a citadel. Just purpose in your mind that, when you walk into your door, you will leave all the worries, all the attacks of the day, on the other side of those walls, conquer them awhile, soften your nerves, and enjoy your time in your safe haven.”
49.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.
50.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.
51.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.
52.Real estate sales was perfect training for the experience to go into public life because you learn to accept rejection, learn to meet new people, learn to work with people, and find common ground. That’s the way you sell houses…that’s also the way you win over a constituency.
53.Real estate is a fast-growing, exciting field that offers almost unlimited income potential to a person who is willing to work hard and to learn the special features of this very interesting business.
54.“It won’t be easy, but buying my own home has been a lifelong dream, and knowing that I will only get out of it what I put into it, I’m ready to get a little sweat on my brow and realize my dream to its fullest.”
55.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.
56.“I never truly understood the meaning of warmth until I purchased my own home. As I sit in my own living room, surrounded by walls painted my favorite color, looking out at the mighty oak tree sitting on the lot I so carefully chose and listening to the tranquil sounds of jazz music on my stereo, my soul is filled with deep contentment, a warmth that I could not before have fathomed.”
57.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.
58.“Most consider family as the most important thing in this life. Provide yours with the security of their own space by buying them a home of their own, and through the good and the bad, you will never be sorry that you did.”
59.“There is something to be said for designing your own home: deciding whether the garage will be front-facing or side-facing; choosing a kitchen island or a breakfast bar, or both; choosing the paint contrasts in each room and so much more. The finished product will be having taken the ideas in your head and given them life, then finally living in your dream home. Live in the fantasy of buying and designing your own home.”