The question is not do you take money out of stocks and put it into real estate, or the reverse. There's so much money out there looking for a home. I don't think it's either/or.— Sam Zell
Dreamy Real Estate Investing quotations
The real difficulty is to overcome how you think about yourself.
I have always liked real estate; farm land, pasture land, timber land and city property. I have had experience with all of them. I guess I just naturally like ‘the good Earth,’ the foundation of all our wealth.
Buying real estate is not only the best way, the quickest way, the safest way, but the only way to become wealthy.
It is when you finally learn that your are all in your mind that your real life begins.
Don’t stretch yourself too much with a mortgage.
Buy within your means. It’s not worth the sleepless nights.
Know what you own, and know why you own it.
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.
Real integrity is doing the right thing, knowing that nobody is going to know whether you did it or not.
Never count on making a good sale. Have the purchase price be so attractive that even a mediocre sale gives good results.
I've not found ! one single mutual fund, one single real estate investment, any gold, silver or anything else that has given me higher returns than: me investing in myself.
The small landholders are the most precious part of a state.
A real leader faces the music, even when he doesn't like the tune.
Don't wait to buy real estate. Buy real estate and wait.
As people seek to improve their living environment, there will be continuous demand for residential property. Investment in real estate market should have reasonable prospects in the long run.
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 real workout starts when you want to stop.
Billy not only had a distinguished career in the Legislature, but he also has great business instincts and has done exceedingly well making investment decisions in both stocks and private ventures such as real estate.
Real estate investing, even on a very small scale, remains a tried and true means of building an individual's cash flow and wealth.
The best real-estate investments with the highest yields are in working-class neighborhoods, because fancy properties are overpriced.
Your body will be around a lot longer than that expensive handbag. Invest in yourself.
As long as you have more cash flowing in than flowing out, your investment is a good investment.
Now would I give a thousand furlongs of sea for an acre of barren ground.
The major fortunes in America have been made in land.
The real question is not whether life exists after death. The real question is whether you are alive before death.
Suppose you were a real estate investor with a 1/3 interest in the best apartment complex in town, the best mall, and the best office building. Would you feel like a poor, undiversified investor? No! But as soon as you get into stocks, people feel this way. Partly, people need to justify their fees.
At first, the only thing that I learned was to save.
Then I learned about mutual fund, then later on direct stock investments. I also went into small businesses and even real estate.
I really like my life. I've arranged my life so that I can do what I want.
A real decision is measured by the fact that you've taken a new action. If there's no action, you haven't truly decided.
Don't wait to buy land, buy land and wait.
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.
Landlords grow rich in their sleep without working, risking or economising
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
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.
Many novice real estate investors soon quit the profession and invest in a well-diversified portfolio of bonds. That's because, when you invest in real estate, you often see a side of humanity that stocks, bonds, mutual funds, and saving money shelter you from.
The wise young man or wage earner of today invests his money in real estate.
Travel is an investment in yourself.
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.
I had a couple come in with a negative amortization mortgage on a house that costs way too much relative to their income. They're consuming real estate, not investing in it.
I've leased the apartment; my partner is going to come out here. But we're keeping our house in Chicago because real estate is a really good investment and also because it is just crammed with full of stuff!
Real magic in relationships means an absence of judgment of others.
Investing in Chicago property is just Wandas first move into the U.S. real estate market.
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.
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.
A man complained that on his way home to dinner he had every day to pass through that long field of his neighbor's. I advised him to buy it, and it would never seem long again.
You ought to be able to explain why you’re taking the job you’re taking, why you’re making the investment you’re making, or whatever it may be. And if it can’t stand applying pencil to paper, you’d better think it through some more. And if you can’t write an intelligent answer to those questions, don’t do it.