The real estate industry can be challenging, regardless of how much you know or how long you’ve been in the field. Even the best real estate professionals understand that there’s always something new they can learn from their peers and that one of the best ways to do so is by reading a book. Many of the most successful real estate professionals have gone out and written books that detail the ins and outs of the industry, whether you’re a fresh face or you’re someone who has spent the better part of their lives doing it. Here are a few great books that everyone in the real estate industry should check out.

The Honest Real Estate Agent – Mario Jannatpour

Currently on its 3rd edition, The Honest Real Estate Agent is a book for both experienced and inexperienced real estate agents, specifically those who seek to help other people as opposed to just working for themselves. In real estate, it’s commonly believed that school can teach you how to pass the exam but won’t actually teach you how to succeed in the field, that part is up to you. That’s what this book is here for – it tells you exactly what you need to know in order to jump right into your career once you receive your license and has helped out thousands of realtors since the first edition was published.

The Millionaire Real Estate Agent – Gary Keller

Often considered a “must-read” in the real estate industry, Gary Keller’s book is one of the most influential books in the profession. Keller took his own experiences as well as the experiences of many other successful real estate agents he knows and put them down into a book for anyone to read, offering advice on how to be successful as an agent whether you’re growing your own real estate business or are just trying to make some extra money. Everything you’ll need to know for success can be broken down into daily tasks, and reading this book will help you do that while you bring in more revenue over time.

Laugh Your Way to Real Estate Sales Success – Cathy Turney

Author Cathy Turney is a top-producing real estate broker as well as an award-winning comedian who chose to mix her two talents and write a book in order to help real estate professionals succeed while keeping it light-hearted and entertaining. Cathay has been a real estate professional for over 25 years and is ranked in the top 10 percent of all real estate agents in sales production nationally, meaning she has real experience and has seen real success. Whether you have years of experience or are just starting out, Turney’s book is a great read that will make you smile while teaching you all the essentials needed for success.