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.
Ninety percent of all millionaires become so through owning real estate.
The major fortunes in America have been made in land.
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.
Now would I give a thousand furlongs of sea for an acre of barren ground.
The small landholders are the most precious part of a state.
It's tangible, it's solid, it's beautiful. It's artistic, from my standpoint, and I just love real estate.
Our favorite holding period is forever.
Wide diversification is only required when investors do not understand what they are doing.
It is a comfortable feeling to know that you stand on your own ground. Land is about the only thing that can't fly away.
Risk comes from not knowing what you're doing.
Owning a home is a keystone of wealth - both financial affluence and emotional security.
It's far better to buy a wonderful company at a fair price than a fair company at a wonderful price.
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.
Buying real estate is not only the best way, the quickest way, the safest way, but the only way to become wealthy.
Real estate investing, even on a very small scale, remains a tried and true means of building an individual's cash flow and wealth.
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.
Real estate is my life. It is my day job, if you will. But it consumes my nights and weekends, too.
Don't wait to buy real estate. Buy real estate and wait.
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.