Nothing like getting a bit of inspiration from a few experts. Take a look at some of these quotes below...
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
Landlords grow rich in their sleep.
-John Stuart Mill
Land increases more rapidly in value at the centers and about the circumference of cities.
-William E. Harmon
In an age of so many people getting hurt in real estate, it shows that you can still do well in real estate.
It's tangible, it's solid, it's beautiful. It's artistic, from my standpoint, and I just love real estate.
Wide diversification is only required when investors do not understand what they are doing.
Well, real estate is always good, as far as I'm concerned.
But people still need to live someplace and move from time to time. So there will be a consistent base of activity that'll keep a number of these players quite happy.
You simply adapt your strategy and techniques to whatever new market conditions are emerging. Savvy real estate investors ignore the media chatter about bubbles and peaks, hard times, and depressed markets. Intstead, they work the available opportunities--no matter what type of market they face.
-Gary W. Eldred
In the middle of every difficulty lies opportunity
An asset is something that puts money in my pocket. A liability is something that takes money out of my pocket. This is all you really need to know. If you want to be rich, simply spend your life buying assets. If you want to be poor or middle class, spend your life buying liabilities.
- Robert Kiyosaki
Those who talk about how much money they have really don’t have any.
When I do good, I feel good; when I do bad, I feel bad, and that is my religion.
- Abraham Lincoln
I'm a great believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it.
- Thomas Jefferson
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.