Barbara Corcoran Quotes

- Notable Barbara Corcoran Quotes Index -

Born: 1949-03-10, Edgewater, New Jersey
Birth Country: USA
Occupation: Founder of The Corcoran Group and Barbara Corcoran Inc.

1.
A complainer is like a Death Eater because there's a suction of negative energy. You can catch a great attitude from great people.
- Barbara Corcoran

2.
A funny thing happens in real estate. When it comes back, it comes back up like gangbusters.
- Barbara Corcoran

3.
A whopping 89 percent of buyers start their home search online. How your house looks online is the modern equivalent of 'curb appeal.' Rent a wide-angle lens and good lighting, get rid of your clutter and post at least eight great photos to win the beauty contest.
- Barbara Corcoran

4.
Buy with your heart, not your head. You can look at all the aspects that make a purchase practical, but that kind of thinking makes it an investment rather than a home.
- Barbara Corcoran

5.
Buyers decide in the first eight seconds of seeing a home if they're interested in buying it. Get out of your car, walk in their shoes and see what they see within the first eight seconds.
- Barbara Corcoran

6.
Don't you dare underestimate the power of your own instinct.
- Barbara Corcoran

7.
Every single thing I learned about marketing and building my business, I learned from my mom, and she had never been in the workforce. She just had great practical sense.
- Barbara Corcoran

8.
I became a larger than life figure for one reason only. When you're quoted in the 'Wall Street Journal,' the 'New York Times,' constantly as the expert in the business people assume you're a lot bigger than you are. And then I had to run like hell to catch up with my own image.
- Barbara Corcoran

9.
I have a theory and I really believe it. I think your worst weakness can become your greatest single strength.
- Barbara Corcoran

10.
I love myself. Anything that has my name I'm tickled to death.
- Barbara Corcoran

11.
I wanted to be a 150% entrepreneur and a 150% mom, and I found that I was having a very hard time doing both. I was about 75% and 75% - still better than 100%, but not what I was accustomed to at work.
- Barbara Corcoran

12.
I was well motivated. What I wanted to do was work for myself. I had twenty two jobs before I started my business at the age of twenty three and I didn't want one more boss telling me what to do. So I was motivated simply because I didn't want a boss.
- Barbara Corcoran

13.
If I could set a world record, it would be that I have 150 business partners, all with thriving businesses of their own that started with nothing and I made the difference to make them all billionaires.
- Barbara Corcoran

14.
In business, you're the Chief Salesman. Create a sense of demand, rather than waiting to have demand.
- Barbara Corcoran

15.
My greatest strength as a child, I realize now, was my imagination. While every other kid was reading and writing, I had seven whole hours a day to practice my imagination. When do you get that space in your life, ever?
- Barbara Corcoran

16.
My husband had a very strong identity and was successful in his life. Thank God for that. There's no way I can control him. I wouldn't stay married to him if I felt I could. I can readily take my business personality into the home. But he forces me to be a partner rather than the boss.
- Barbara Corcoran

17.
My mother is an amazing woman. Not only did she manage the entire household, she noticed a gift in each of her kids and instilled confidence in all of us that that gift would take us wherever we wanted to go.
- Barbara Corcoran

18.
The most influential factor in selling a home is always price. Don't build 'wiggle room' into the asking price. There's a price war out there and you have to win it from the get-go.
- Barbara Corcoran

19.
You may not like the idea of putting money into a home when you're moving out. But it's demanded by the market. You need to show it off. You don't have to rip out the kitchen and bathroom. But maybe replace the tiles or the countertops. Get professional advice.
- Barbara Corcoran

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