Buy & Sell Real Estate At Auction In Kansas City, MO

Kansas City’s Leading Real Estate Auction Company For Over 75 Years.

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 75 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. Get a free, no commitment property auction analysis to see if auction is right for you or browse properties for sale at Cates Auction.

About Cates Auction & Realty Company

Bringing Buyers & Sellers Together To Achieve The Highest Value For Assets In The Shortest Amount of Time.

Cates Auction has over 75 years of experience selling property in the greater Kansas City real estate market. Our award-winning auction marketing strategies enable our team to saturate the market and drive demand for properties ranging from residential to luxury to commercial. To ensure the best possible experience for our sellers and buyers, we selectively team up with providers we believe offer superior service. Learn more about our mission and company history today to see if Cates Auction is right for you.

Read over 100 reviews from satisfied buyers and sellers in Kansas City who have worked with us in the past. If you have questions about our online bidding process or how we can help you sell your property for it’s true market value on an expedited timeline, call 816-781-1134 or contact our team directly today.

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Thank you Kim. Cates lifted a huge boulder off my shoulders. Every time I thought about selling my house and ALL the stuff inside I just got so overwhelmed, it paralyzed me to the point of doing nothing. Mark was the one who suggested Cates. I don’t know how he heard about you but he knew their fami…
Linda Mundy
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!