Welcome To Cates Auction!

Real estate auction marketing is our specialty and we are here to help you figure it out.

Whether you are selling, buying, representing a client, or just exploring, we’ve designed this site just for you. Quite simply, real estate auctions are the most efficient and transparent way to sell or buy residential, land and commercial property quickly and easily.

Over the last 73 years, Cates Auction & Realty Co., Inc. has sold virtually every class of real estate at auction. From estates to luxury lake homes, from pasture to recreational land, from industrial sites to hospitals, we’ve seen all types of sellers and buyers find satisfaction at auction.

Use this site to learn about the real estate auction strategy, read client reviews, explore upcoming and past auctions, get answers to your questions, and meet our professional team of auctioneers, agents, and staff. Then give us a call!

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I recently went to Cates Auction and Realty Company to sell my Condo after having it on the market for about 1 ½ years.  My condo was difficult to sell because of the market as well as numerous other properties being for sell in the building.  After feeling like I was out of options, I decided lo…
Susan Wakefield
We are Kansas City's oldest and most experienced real estate auction company specializing in accelerated real estate sales in Missouri and Kansas, including Overland Park, Lenexa, Shawnee, Leawood, Kansas City, Lee's Summit, Olathe, Blue Springs, Independence, Liberty, Kearney, Parkville, Smithville, Gladstone, Clay County, Platte County, Jackson County, Johnson County, Wyandotte County, Leavenworth County, Cass County, Lake of the Ozarks, Lake Ozark, Sunrise Beach, Osage Beach, Four Seasons, Shawnee Bend, Miller County, Camden County, and around the Midwest. Kansas City auctioneers with regional expertise!