February 27, 2024
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Top 15 Greatest Real Estate Movies Of all Time (Updated 2023)

In the modern world, we live in, visuals are gradually taking over the world. Youtube is evidence of the impact of videos on mankind. Comparing this to the world of real estate; what are the greatest real estate movies of all time? one can easily summarize that videos will go a long way in helping agents perfect their acts in the real estate market. Compiled in this article is the list of the best real estate movies of all time.



How Did we come up with these Movies?

As experts in the realty market, we have critically analyzed these movies based on the contents and contributions they introduced to the realty world in general, therefore we advise every realty agent to go see these videos and implement the content your career and watch themselves grow periodically. Let’s dive into this officially.



List of the 15 Greatest Real Estate Movies Of all Time

The following movies will help you up your  game as a real estate agent,

1. The Banker (2020)

The Banker

The Banker is a movie based on a true story about two competent African American business owners in the 1950s who hire a working-class white man. They did this so that he can pose as the head of their company to get loans in the states for their growing real estate business and avoid discrimination by the whites.


2. 99 Homes (2014)

99 Homes (2014)

The interesting movie 99 Homes is all about a struggling family racing to overcome the problem of real estate. Andrew Garfield acted as a father who has to foot the bills of his family through real estate. The 99 homes is a perfect movie for real estate agents who seek to devise ways to glide through realty. We advise you to see this movie and extract the behavior of the lead actor.


3. The World’s Most Extraordinary Homes (2017)

The World's Most Extraordinary Homes (2017)

The Blockbuster movie “The World’s Most Extraordinary Homes” is a TV show that samples some of the strangest and most extraordinary homes around the world. Subdivided into episodes that unveil different houses per episode, In the movie, the Architect’s ideas, house overs, Designs, Period of construction, and different perspectives are brought to light. This includes castles, bungalows, mountain structures, and skyscrapers from around the world. from tiny tree houses and eco-homes of the future to luxurious castles and homes built into the side of a mountain. The show shows how the homeowners and architects who made these amazing homes used their creativity and new ideas. Real estate agents that are passionate about house design should see this movie series.


3. Revolutionary Road (2008)

Revolutionary Road (2008)

Revolutionary Road is a sad and powerful drama about a young couple in the Connecticut suburbs in the 1950s who are trying to figure out who they are and what they want to do with their lives. The troubled husband and wife, played by Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet, give great performances in the movie. It is a touching look at the challenges and difficulties of marriage and family life as a result of them trying to figure out the real estate potential. Revolutionary Road is a well-written and emotionally powerful movie that will stay with you for a long time.



4. The selling (2011)

The selling (2011)

In this movie, A realtor finds a mass murderer’s house. The agent by the name Richard Scarry (Gabriel Diani), is tasked with the responsibility of finding a buyer for a haunted house in other to raise enough money for his mother’s hospital bills. The lesson in this movie for agents is for them to carefully examine every house under their custody before giving it out for rent.



5. The Pursuit of Happyness (2006)

The Pursuit of Happyness (2006)

Will Smith is the man behind the wheel in this 2006 movie alongside Jaden Smith his son. The Pursuit of Happyness is an American biographical drama movie from 2006 that talks about the one year struggle of entrepreneur Chris Gardner who was homeless.  He had to travel to another town where he landed his first job as a realtor and become rich. Thereby finding happiness in providing for himself and his son. This movie provides real estate agents, a strategy for making sales in their locality.


6. Glengarry Glen Ross (1992)

Glengarry Glen Ross (1992)

I’m so in love with this movie. Glengarry Glen Ross is a powerful and intense movie that focuses on the tough world of real estate transactions. The Actors Al Pacino, Jack Lemmon, and Alec Baldwin Anchored the movie. The movie teaches real estate agents the best way of making profitable sales including the manner of approach that is required of every real estate while making sales.


7. He’s Just Not That Into You (2009)

The Big Short (2015)

“The Big Short” is a very simple yet intense film about the popular 2008 financial crisis that affected the world. In the movies, a group of real estate investors predict the market collapse of Houses and place bets on them, thereby benefitting from the outcome. This interesting movie is an extract from Michael Lewis’ best-selling book, in the movie are Christian Bale, Ryan Gosling, and Steve Carell. This movie is targeted at enlightening buyers and sellers about the behavior of some real estate agents.

8. He’s Just Not That Into You (2009)

He’s Just Not That Into You (2009)

He’s Just Not That Into You is a very romantic comedy that talks about the love affair between two adults living in Baltimore and Maryland respectively. The movie explores the realtor potentials of the lead casts and how agents can manage their relationships while carrying out their duties as realtors. It’s a must-watch.



9. Closing Escrow (2007)

Closing Escrow (2007)

In the movie Closing Escrow, we follow the intriguing stories of three different couples who are trying to purchase the home of their dreams. The film director Armen Kaprelian,  exposed the various flaws in the real estate sector in the United States of America. The lesson in this movie for Agents is understanding the value of time and how to manage it in the Industry.


10. The Art of the Deal 2016

The Art of the Deal 2016

Faced by a lot of critics of the movie that was acted to describe the life of former US president Donald trump. “The 2016 film garnered mixed and unpopular reviews. This movie explains the success story of businessman Trump in real estate. Over the years the movie has turned into a run-to for beginners in the industry.


13. The Money Pit (1986)

The Money Pit (1986)

The blockbuster movie features a couple who set their sight on survival by making it profit from distressed sales. The movie unveils the nitty-gritty of renovating a dilapidated house and the consequences therein. Solely this movie highlights the importance of real estate agents to society.



14. Inside Jobs (2010)

Inside Jobs (2010)

Following the crash in real estate in 2008, this movie highlights the dangers of giving out mortgages to individuals without a payment guarantee which may in the long run affect agents negatively. Another important lesson in this movie is the explanation and insight it brings about the relationship between individuals and banks when it comes to loan acquisition. Go watch this movie and thank me later.



16. And So it Goes (2014)

And So it Goes 2014

The life of real estate agents can be hard especially when they are tasked with the duty of selling properties within a short period of time. The lead actor Orem Little (Michael Douglas) is a reality who is deemed mean which makes everyone around him develop hatred for him. Although he is ignorant of what people say about him, it backfired when he realized he had a granddaughter. You will love this movie.



16. Larry Clownie (2011)

Larry Clownie (2011)

After the crisis in 2008 in which sales real estate businesses crashed to the barest minimum, this movie was aimed at unveiling the cause of the crisis and the possible remedy. Larry had to do it the hard way to survive in real estate.


What is the best real estate movie in 2023?

“The Banker” remains the best real estate movie beating the likes of Glengarry Glen Ross (1992) & 99 Homes (2014) the price.



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