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7 Must-Read Books for Real Estate Agents

These books have great tips to help anyone who wants to improve their career as a real estate agent

If you’re a real estate agent and are reading this article, then chances are you know that the best books for real estate agents can only be found in select places.

That’s why we’ve compiled this list of the best books for those who want to sell more homes, get more listings, and improve their overall career prospects.

If you’re not yet a real estate agent, don’t worry: these books are also great resources for anyone looking to learn how they can improve their professional life or even just their personal one.

Start With Why: How Great Leaders Inspire Everyone To Take Action by Simon Sinek

In Start With Why, Simon Sinek suggests that the best way to inspire people to follow you is by starting with your core reason for doing what you do. He believes this is the most important question you can ask yourself and your team: “Why are we here?” The answer is crucial because it can help guide how you approach your business, from marketing materials to sales pitches.

It’s important to note that while this book may not be specifically targeted at real estate agents, it’s still an excellent read for anyone trying to improve their career as one. For example, if a real estate agent wants to know how they can motivate their team or make more deals happen faster, they should look no further than Start With Why.

Written by Simon Sinek—a leadership expert whose TED Talk has been viewed over 20 million times—the book explains why some leaders succeed while others fail (and how these principles apply in many fields).

How To Win Friends And Influence People by Dale Carnegie

This book offers a wide range of advice on how to be more likeable, and it’s especially useful for real estate agents.

For example, one of the most helpful things you can do when working with clients is making them feel comfortable (i.e., like talking with you). Carnegie says that this is done by letting the client talk about themselves—and then asking questions about what they talk about! In other words, ask your clients what they think about something instead of just saying your own thoughts out loud.

This helps keep the conversation going while making sure they’re happy with it; after all, if someone doesn’t want to discuss themselves or their lives then why would they want to work with someone who makes them do so?

That’s just one tip from this book that will make all the difference when dealing with people in your day-to-day life as an agent: whether it’s a client or not!

The Millionaire Real Estate Agent by Gary Keller

This book is a classic in the real estate industry, and it’s easy to see why. The Millionaire Real Estate Agent teaches you how to improve your business by helping more people and selling more homes. It’s not just about getting more clients or earning more money; this book is also about becoming successful at what you do.

If you want to learn how to grow your business, start with this book.

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen R. Covey

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People is a classic self-help book, written by Stephen R. Covey in 1989. It can be read in one sitting or as a life-long companion, as each chapter stands alone.

The title is somewhat misleading: the 7 habits are much more than just “do this, do that” and they will not make you successful overnight (if they did, then everyone would be successful). Instead, these habits are more like guidelines to help us lead better lives and become more effective people.

They have been applied to organizations such as government agencies and businesses all over the world since their release nearly three decades ago; however they apply equally well to personal situations like relationships with friends or family members—or even just trying to get out of bed in the morning!

Getting Things Done by David Allen

For anyone who has ever felt like their to-do list is a big mess, David Allen’s Getting Things Done is a must-read. Allen’s book focuses on the art of getting things done and how to organize your life in order to achieve more.

The goal of this book isn’t just to be productive, but rather it teaches you how to be proactive instead of reactive in your workday. His method involves creating a daily “to do” list (noted by the acronym DTD: Do Today), prioritizing tasks based on what needs to get done right now versus later, and taking regular breaks so that you’re not burning yourself out over time management issues.

The Richest Man in Babylon (George Samuel Clason)

The Richest Man in Babylon is a book that teaches you how to get rich. It’s not just for real estate agents; it’s actually one of the best books on general business and finance aimed at a wide audience.

The Richest Man in Babylon was written by George Samuel Clason, who was born in 1874 and lived until 1968. He made his first fortune from selling insurance, but he had many other businesses as well—including building apartment buildings and hotels! He wrote several other books about money management: The Way To Wealth (1926), The Greatest Salesman In The World (1937), and Financial Success Through Creative Thought (1945).

Never Eat Alone by Keith Ferrazzi & Tahl Raz

Keith Ferrazzi is a best-selling author and speaker who has worked with some of the most successful people in business, from Bill Gates to Oprah Winfrey. His book Never Eat Alone is an essential guide for anyone looking to build connections with others.

This book provides practical tips for networking and building relationships with other professionals, as well as helpful advice on how to make those relationships meaningful.

With chapters like “The Secret to Connecting,” Ferrazzi provides actionable steps for building a strong network of colleagues, clients and friends that can support you in your career and business goals.