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7 of the Best Property Investment Quotes of all Time

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You can read endlessly about purchasing property and real estate investments. Sometimes all that is required is a little perspective – something that can easily get lost in all the chatter.

So I decided to collect some of the most inspiring quotes to grow your real estate portfolio and wealth. Hang these up on your wall or bathroom mirror.

Never lose sight of your bigger goals.

1. “How many millionaires do you know who have become wealthy by investing in savings accounts? I rest my case.”

Robert G. Allen (1963), American Businessman

This quote speaks a lot about playing it safe in business. Not to say that keeping a portion of your money in a savings account isn’t a good idea too. But most investors have to keep in mind that letting your wealth sit a bank account instead of investing it in potentially lucrative ventures, like property, is most vulnerable to inflation.

2. “It’s not how much money you make, but how much money you keep, how hard it works for you, and how many generations you keep it for.”

Robert Kiyosaki, Author

Kiyosaki of Rich Dad, Poor Dad’s line on making sound investment choices reminds us that the important thing about generating a return on investment is longevity. One needs to focus as much on the long term gains of any investment.

3. “Investing should be more like watching paint dry or watching grass grow. If you want excitement, take $800 and go to Las Vegas.”

Paul Samuelson (1915-2009), Economist

Keep your feed grounded when it comes to investments. Sure, investing into a high yield, instant-return venture can be thrilling, but if it’s too good to be true, it probably is. Make pragmatic decisions when it comes to investments and understand that it’s all about the money you make in the long term.

4. “Landlords grow rich in their sleep.”

John Stuart Mill (1806 – 1873), Philosopher/ Economist

The English philosopher and political economist, known for being one of the most influential thinkers in history reminds us of the real gains behind investing in property.

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

Harv Eker (1954), Author/ Businessman/ Motivational Speaker

Sound and practical advise from the author of the book Secrets of the Millionaire Mind. This quote is a simple reminder of how investing in property works—don’t play it to safe, make informed investment decisions, and wait to start reaping the benefits of your investment.

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

Suze Orman (1951), Personal Financial Guru

While there may be a lot of things and businesses you can invest in, nothing is speaks more about how well you’re doing for yourself and the security that comes with it, than owning a home.

7. “The best investment on earth is earth.”

Louis Glickman (1928 – 1999), Real Estate Investor

Renowned real estate mogul reminds us with this simple line how important and valuable real estate investments are.


As a home buyer, it is important that you understand the realities involved in property investment, and balance that with your financial means and the risk you are able to take. Establishing that balance, regardless if you intend to live in the home or use it for its investment potential is key.

Hopefully, these quotes help inspire you to make decisions in the right direction.