Land, Farm & Acreage Auction Services

sell-land-at-auctionPurchasing quality land has long been considered a sound long-term financial practice. But what do you do when the time comes to actually sell the land — hopefully for a substantial profit? If your land is located in or around the greater Kansas City area, the experienced auctioneers and professional staff at Cates Auction & Realty Company can help you sell it at its true market value while avoiding the time-consuming hassles associated with the ordinary real estate selling process.

We Sell All Types of Land at Auction

No matter what type of land you own, our aggressive marketing and experienced land auctioneers help you get the best price possible! Cates Auction Real Estate Company is experienced in selling a variety of land types, including:

  • Agricultural: We auction income-producing acreages of all sizes in rural areas that are ideal for farming/agricultural development.
  • Recreational: Our auction listings often include beautiful recreational land used for hunting, fishing or other outdoor activities.
  • Investment: You may have purchased your land primarily for investment purposes, hoping to sell it at a profit at some point in the future. Our land auctions attract qualified buyers including developers, builders, farmers and investors.
  • Development — Commercial: Do you own undeveloped commercial land in the greater Kansas City area or surrounding regions? We can help you auction property to a wide range of prospective developers for sites such as shopping malls, office complexes, manufacturing facilities and distribution centers.
  • Development — Residential: We can also help you market your property to developers of residential entities such as subdivisions and townhouse and condominium communities, as well as individuals who wish to purchase lots for building their dream homes.

Explore the Many Benefits of Selling Your Land at Auction

Cates Auction & Realty Company can help you sell land via online and on-site auction formats and our terms and conditions of auction help sellers have an efficient and hassle-free experience. No matter how the bidding takes place, you will experience a number of important benefits, including:

  • Competitive Bidding: Who is willing to pay the most for your acreage? Let buyers compete with each other to own it.
  • Simplicity:  Our auctions in Kansas City and surrounding areas feature simple, straightforward terms. Qualified purchasers come to our auctions ready to bid on your land, which eliminates the hassles involved with locating buyers and negotiating the final selling price.
  • Time-Specific: You have total control over when you wish to hold your action. Choose an auction date that makes the most sense and sell your land on that date.
  • Relationship-Focused Business Approach: At Cates Auction Real Estate Company, our approach is to establish strong relationships with every client. We take the time to gain an understanding of what you hope to accomplish by selling your land. We will also work with you to assess the true value of your property and create a sophisticated marketing strategy to ensure you receive the best price for your land.
  • Speed: One of the first questions many clients ask is, “Can I sell my land fast?” When you auction property with Cates Auction Real Estate Company, you get the benefit of a compressed sales cycle that typically results in a sale within 30 days.

Cates Auction: Helping Land Owners Get True Market Value for More Than 70 Years

Cates Auction & Realty Company has been helping people just like you successfully auction property since 1942. Our team of dedicated Kansas City land auctioneers and professionals has the expertise and experience to enable you to sell your land fast while getting the best value for your property.

Other types of properties sold at Cates Auction include Real Estate, Commercial Property, Lake Property, Luxury Real Estate and Senior Downsizing Auction Services.

Get started on the process of selling your land at auction by filling out and submitting our free property analysis form.

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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!