GONE! ABSOLUTE 4 Bed 1 1/2 Story Real Estate Auction & Contents

Sells to the highest bidder regardless of price!

Timeless, semi-private 1 1/2 story, 4 bedroom, 2 bath, sizable 2-car garage with country kitchen, living, family & rec rooms, laundries up and down. Nestled on huge lots on quiet street.

Began: 03/13/10 at 10:00 AM CST
Location: 2501 Race Avenue, Indepedence, MO 64052
Began: 02/28/10 at 2:00 PM CST
Ended: 02/28/10 at 4:00 PM CST
Location: 2501 Race Avenue, Indepedence, MO 64052

Began: 03/07/10 at 2:00 PM CST
Ended: 03/07/10 at 4:00 PM CST
Location: 2501 Race Avenue, Indepedence, MO 64052

Country Kitchen: 12×17; Eat-In, Vaulted & Beamed Ceilings, Wainscot, Cherry-Finished Custom Cabinets, Maytag Dishwasher, Hardwood Floors, and Pantry

Living Room: 14×17; Wood Burning Fireplace, Hardwood Floors under Carpet, Ceiling Fan

Family Room: 19×20; New Addition 2005, Bay Windows, Carpet, Ceiling Fans, Deck Access

Main Floor Laundry Room: 7×8; Hardwood Floors, Electric Dryer Hook Up

Bedroom 3: 10×12; Hardwood Floors under Carpet, Large Double Closet, Ceiling Fan

Bedroom 4: 10×14; Hardwood Floors under Carpet, Large Double Closet, Ceiling Fan

Full Hall Bathroom: 8×8; Tiled Shower/Tub Combo, Linen Closet

2nd Floor

Master Bedroom: 11×19; Carpet, Ceiling Fan, Huge Walk-In Closet,

Master Bathroom Area: 8×10; Claw Foot Tub, Antique Dresser Converted to House Sink, Linen Cubby, Shower Enclosure

Bedroom 2: 9×11; Hardwood Floors, Sizable Closet

Oversized 2-Car Garage: 24×28; Additional Basement Access, Zoned HVAC Unit 1 Access


Recreation Room: 19×21; Wood Burning Cast Iron Stove, Stone Hearth, Built-In Bookcases, Brick Floor

Bonus Room: 11×13; Walk-in Closet, Built-In Bookcases (2)

2nd Laundry/Utility Room: 8×14; Built-In Storage Shelving, Zoned HVAC Unit 2 & Water Heater Access


Independence School District

Large Solid Home

Sizable Fenced Yard

Large Deck (2005)

Semi-Private Location

Maintenance-Free Siding

Newer Zoned HVAC Units (2)

Newer Water 40 Gallon Heater


1988 Chevy Silverado Suburban 10 VIN#1GNER16K0JF182377, four door, V-8 automatic, power windows, A/C, alloy wheels, odometer shows 05302.8.

Antique Furniture

Punched tin pie safe; Hoosier-style kitchen cabinet; oak upper cabinet w/beveled mirrors; cane bottom, press back rocking chair; copper-lined smoking stand; cherry lamp table; small turned leg parlor table; nice size camel back trunk; oak quilt rack; walnut kneehole office desk;  maple tea cart; mahogany hat tree; oak kitchen table 1930’s; oak telephone stand; leather seat oak sewing rocker; pair oak church pews; child’s rocker.

Modern Furniture

Upholstered lift chair; Brass king size bed frame; La-Z-Boy upholstered recliner; small bookcases.


Pepsi enameled sign-excellent condition; vintage advertising tins; Lance cracker jar; oil/petro cans; oil lanterns; Dazey no. 40 churn; candle molds; Fenton art glass lamp w/shade; Cast Iron: wall mount coffee grinder w/glass -complete, pitcher pump, Triner Air Mail scales, school desk, skillets, meat grinders; die cast trucks-several; Modern Native American Items: sculptures/figurines, book ends, drums, rattles, pipes, prints, etc.; enamel campfire coffee pot;  several roasters & chickens items;  Mixing Bowls:  1950’s Pyrex, stone & earthen ware, sponge ware; 3 gallon stoneware butter churn-nice; 5 gallon Red Wing churn;  pie birds; green depression glass; Angel figurine collection; brass fire extinguisher; huge porcelain doll collection; Danbury Mint farm scenes;  vintage prints; Precious Moments; Red Wing & McCoy planters; porcelain carousel figurines-several; Cannon SLR 35mm w/several lens; Nikon SLR lens; oak wall-mount phone-excellent; 100+VCR movies; several wooden crates-advertising; costume jewelry; primative kitchen tools.

Musical/Band Equipment

Fender Twin Reverb tube amp.; Realistic amp.; Fender Sidekick Bass 30 amp.; Mackie CFX12 MKII mixing board; Cello model Antonius Stradivarius Cremonenis; guitar; music &  microphone stands; Sennheiser microphone; violin in case.


Maytag Neptune washer & gas dryer; Kenmore SxS refrigerator w/dispensing door; Pilot HiFi tower stereo system w/speakers; JVC,  Panasonic & Zenith 21” TV’s;  VCRs; vacuums of all sizes; Orion 13” TV; Conair portable steamer; portable stereos; cordless telephones; Ionic Breeze air cleaner;  Aiwa mini rack stereo; office supplies; Gameboy w/accessories; pair kerosene portable heaters; linens/blankets; tons kitchen utensils; cake decorating items;  space heaters; tread mill; several bicycles of all sizes; wheel chair.

Rims, Tires, and Tools

Cadillac 20” chrome rims w/Eagle LS tires (4); Lawn & garden tools; chains/extension cords; hand saws; small hand & power tools; lawn & auto fluids; weights & bench.




Registration will begin one hour before the auction. All bidders must provide name, address, phone number, social security number, and a valid driver’s license. By registering, all bidders acknowledge having read and agree to be bound by the Auction Terms and Conditions.



The successful bidder(s) shall be required to make a 5% down payment of the total purchase price at the auction site immediately following the close of bidding.  Cash, cashier’s check or personal or business check will be accepted for the down payment



Financing is not a contingency of sale in this offering. Therefore, it is strongly recommended that potential bidders ensure in advance that they are able to obtain the necessary financing to close the transaction.



The successful bidder(s) shall execute a purchase agreement at the auction site immediately following the close of bidding. All final bid prices are subject to Seller approval, unless announced otherwise. 



Buyer(s) shall close within 30 days of the auction date. Possession will be delivered at closing subject to any remaining rights of the current tenant(s).



Seller shall furnish at seller’s expense an Owner’s Policy of Title Insurance in the amount of the total purchase price and shall execute a general warranty deed conveying the real estate to the buyer(s).



2010 taxes are to be prorated as of the closing date.



Sale of said property is subject to any and all easements of record and any and all leases.



Cates Auction & Realty Co., Inc. and its representatives are Exclusive Agents of the Seller.



A buyer’s premium of ten percent (10%) shall be added to the high bid and included in the total purchase price to be paid by the successful bidder(s).



A commission will be paid to any properly licensed Broker who registers a successful buyer according to the appropriate Broker Participation Agreement. This form is available from the Auction Company and must be completed and returned no later than 48 hours prior to the auction.



The information in the auction advertising was obtained from sources believed to be accurate, but is subject to verification by all parties relying on it.  All sketches and dimensions are approximate.  No liability for its accuracy, errors or omissions is assumed by the Seller or the auction company. All bidders are responsible for conducting their own inspections, investigations, inquiries and due diligence concerning the property. The property is being offered on an “AS IS”, “WHERE IS” basis and no warranty or representations, expressed or implied, is made by the Seller or the auction company. All announcements made by the Auctioneer during the auction take precedence over any previously printed material or any other oral statements made. All information contained in the advertising and all related materials are subject to the terms and conditions outlined in the purchase agreement. 



Advertising may contain pictures of wildlife and other items that are for illustrative purposes only.

I-435 to 23rd St., E on 23rd, S on S. Vermont St., W on E. 27th St., N on Race Ave. to home.

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