As a trustee of a complex real estate situation, involving over 400 acres of land, 5 Homes, Personal Property, Farm Machinery, and Livestock. I could not be more grateful to Gratz Real Estate & Auctioneering. Bill and his team took care of everything from meeting with the surveyors, selling livestock and machinery and all the personal property including hauling off trash and preparing the homes for market.  They went beyond the call of duty facilitating the extensive preparation for sale, making the situation considerably easier and more pleasant from the beginning to the end. When I initially asked trusted friends about working with Bill, the feedback was we would be in good hands. We certainly were with Bill, Logan, and Craig.

Sally Weldon

We want to take this opportunity to thank Bill Gratz and Logan Gratz, with the Gratz Realty firm, for the outstanding way they handled the sale of our home and farm acreage on Highway 179.

The well-placed advertising, good list of prospects, and video tour undoubtedly helped us get the top dollar we wanted. WE highly recommend their services to friends and family selling real estate property or auctioning farm and household goods.

Thanks again for a job well done! Lowell and JoAnn Mohler


“Two years ago Gratz Real Estate was the realtor for the seller and I.  It’s great to know when a man gives you his word and shakes your hand you know you have a deal.  Bill Gratz and his entire team, to include his wife Nancy, did an excellent job ironing out all of the details for me to purchase my dream home in the Eugene area. When Bill first informed me of the closing date I admit I was a bit skeptical because I had heard closing dates change because of “administrative errors” and “paperwork” someone fails to do on time.  That was not the case at all.  The date was set and purchasing the home was one of the easiest processes I’ve done thanks to Bill, Nancy and their team.  The closing was completed on the day, time and location Bill said it would take place.  I highly recommend you contact Gratz Real Estate when the time comes to sell or buy your next home. Once again you’ll appreciate it when someone looks you eye to eye, gives you their word and shakes your hand.” – Bryan Steele

“So after about 14 months we finally sold our home in Jefferson City. A BIG thank you to Logan Gratz with Gratz Real Estate for helping us with the closing and anything else we needed. I would definitely recommend him for any of your real estate needs!” – Debbie Young Runzi

“Bill Gratz and his sons are the most honest and trustworthy people in the auction and real estate business. I would trust them with my personal business” Cynthia

“Thank you so much for the success of the gun auction – we had the “SUPER BOWL” of sales. Your team exceeded our expectations in all aspects. Never have we seen such professionalism and expertise. Bill, you made us feel like family from start to finish – supported us and took care of all the details, and we can’t thank you enough. You will be #1 with us when we need you again. Count on it!!!!” – Ray and Linda

“Logan was patient with me through a very long search for a new home in a small area. He was very flexible and accommodating with timings and availability. His excellent service and professionalism was sincere and helpful from beginning to end. He is knowledgeable about the area, informed on market pricing and did a fantastic job guiding me through a successful transaction. I recommend Logan to everyone.” -Laura Kliethermes

“Immaculate Conception School depends on the generosity of our parishioners for its vitality. The Home & School Fall Fling is our biggest fundraiser for the school, and the funds raised are an important part to ensure our school’s success. The monies that are raised from this event are spent throughout Immaculate Conception School for desks, library books, lab equipment, classroom needs, school security, playground equipment, and computer equipment. We have worked with Bill Gratz for many years in helping us with the live auction piece of this event. Without his enthusiasm, ability to pull people into bidding, and overall commitment to education, I truly believe that we would not be able to raise as much money alone. He is a blessing to us and we look forward to many more years of his talents helping us to \”raise the bid\” for I.C. School!! The students, faculty, and families of I.C. Thank You!!”

–Heather Schrimpf

Assistant Principal, Immaculate Conception School

“I recommend Logan Gratz and the whole Gratz Real Estate Agency for your home buying needs. I was very happy with them. They treat you like family. Thanks Logan, Bill, and Nancy for getting us into the house.”- Brian Eads

“Bill and Nancy, thank you so much for all of your help with the sale and close of my Mom’s home.  You were both so wonderful and made an unpleasant task so much easier for me.  With the added complication of having my brother living abroad, you were so great in finding solutions to unique problems.  Since Mom’s passing was unexpected, the task of emptying and selling her home was overwhelming.  But you made me comfortable with the process and provided such a valuable service.  I will forever be grateful to you both.” – Lisa Parrish Mizell

“I have known Bill and Nancy for more than 15 years—ever since I stayed with them as a Rotary exchange student. They are pleasant, honest, effective and hardworking people–and sometimes I wonder when they get time to sleep at all! If I still lived in Missouri, I would not even consider anybody else but Gratz Real Estate & Auctioneering for all of my real estate and auctioneering needs.” – Juris Pupcenoks (Assistant Professor of Political Science at Marist College, Poughkeepsie, New York)

I would like to say thank you to Nancy and the rest of the group. I recently put a large lot of Moonstone in an auction…and you took good care of me…this was via my mom who lives in Jefferson City… I appreciate all of your assistance with this matter.” – Shelly R.

“Working with Gratz Real Estate & Auction Service was an enjoyable experience. Bill is personable, professional, and knowledgeable about his craft. He made selling a farm, a house and having two auctions look so easy. There was not a problem that he couldn’t solve. We would recommend him to anyone. He will get the job done!” – Logan & Sue Ann Schellman

“I want to thank you and your staff for all of the hard work all of you did today.  You were awesome!  The accolades I heard about your auctions were absolutely correct.  I am glad I trusted my items in your care and auction.  Hope you are finally getting some sleep.  Thank you.” – Angie Marmion

Recently I had the opportunity to work with Logan Gratz. Not only did my home sell in less than 4 days, I was extremely pleased with Logan’s professionalism, his expertise, and his dedication to staying on top of all the paperwork that is involved with selling real estate. I would definitely recommend Logan to anyone who is planning to buy or sell real estate. Logan is a great example of a hard working Christian individual who will get the job done. Thanks again to Gratz Reality and especially to Logan for assisting me in selling my home.

–Doris Adams

“I appreciate all the help i received from gratz real estate & auctioneering after my husband passed away. they helped me with auctioning our farm equipment and it was a great success. bill and his team were great to work with, and i would highly recommend using their services.” – dorothy temmen

I am so very grateful to Gratz Real Estate & Auctioneering for helping me get a new start after my husband passed away. They took care of so many details; they were there to help in every way that I needed….My heart was warmed and my stress was less, thanks to these people. If I had to do it again…Gratz Real Estate & Auctioneering would be my choice. On a scale of 1 – 10…..I give them a 10. -Cheryl Messersmith

The Family of Kenneth Davis wants to let Bill & Nancy, Craig, and Logan Gratz, all of their Staff and many helpers that worked hard getting ready for Sale day, that we are very grateful and thank each of you for all you did to make this sale so successful. We wanted it to be done in a respectful way to honor Kenneth and we are so happy that was how each of felt on the 15th. Prior to Kenneth’s passing, he instructed our son Steve how he wanted his gun collection sold. We appreciate how close Bill worked with Steve to a accomplish the sale according to Kenneth’s wishes. When the family arrived and saw how everything was set up and how the Guns were displayed, we knew Kenneth would have been proud. Thank you Steve and the Gratz Auction Crew, well done everyone.” – Shirley Davis, Sharon Browning, Steve Davis, and Kathy Hogan

To expedite an out of state move, I used Gratz Auctioneering to sell the contents of my house.  Bill Gratz was wonderful to work with!  From start to finish he and his team did an amazing job in handling my sale in a truly professional manner.  The whole process was a stressless experience.  Thanks Gratz Auctioneering for a job well done!” -Sue Kaufmann

“I want to thank all of you for your professional, ethical care of my husband, Herbert’s, Estate Sale. Even more, your compassion and sincere kindness to me at a vulnerable time. I could not be more satisfied or appreciative with the process and results. I thank all of you sincerely, and I hope anyone in a similar situation will call on you” – Candace Hickcox Woehr

“On behalf of the Capital City Council on the Arts, I thank you for your support of the arts.  Your volunteering as our auctioneer at the Capital Arts fundraiser “Honoring the Artistic Life and Work of Dotty Ewers” helped make the event successful.  We are pleased to have your support.” -Jeff Boyer (Executive Director, Capital Arts)

My name is Nicki Luebbert, I have known Bill Gratz for over 30 years. He sold me and my husband our first home.  More recently he sold another home for us.  Bill, John and Nancy were there for us every step of the way emotionally as well as using their experience in the field to guarantee the sale….  I felt that I was dealing with friends or family as they cared for me and looked out for our best interest.  I can see any one of them anywhere and they will call me by name and ask how things are going. They remember their clients, they don’t forget them when the sale is completed.  Gratz Real Estate is a realtor that is honest and hardworking for their clients.  They look out for your best interest  and you will have a friend for a lifetime.  I would recommend them to anyone who is wanting to sell or buy a home or for that matter have an auction.

–Nicki Luebbert

The Gratz Team exceeded our expectations!  With their marketing tools and networking and hard work our home sold in 90 Days.  They assisted in every process making every aspect of our home selling streamlined and simple.  It was a pleasure to have the opportunity to work with this amazing team.  We have and will continue to recommend this amazing sales team to friends and family.” – Craig & Billie Walkenbach

After the death of our mom, my siblings and I were left with the disposal of most of her property. We turned to Bill Gratz for help in deciding how to do this. We called him and he visited with us promptly and at our convenience as several of us were in town at the time. He listened to us and offered options and helped us decide on an auction plan. His efficiency and knowledge made the entire process from advertising through sale and closing exceptional! We are very pleased with the results which Bill coordinated and executed . We highly commend Bill Gratz and his team for all their time and efforts during this difficult process. my family and I are very grateful to Bill and recommend him for all your auctioneering needs.” – Susan Cassmeyer Morgan

Thank you! My first experience selling anything by your auctioneering service was very positive and beyond expectations.  Although I realized late that the auction was being held on a preferred Saturday, your office kindly accommodated my request to include my items.  I missed inclusion in the sale bill and felt that you did well with the crowd at hand since it had no prior advertising.  Though there was a slight chance of showers for pickup of my furniture, I totally expected a bare bones pickup truck with everything tossed inside.  At the destination, I expected the table top to be leaned against the wall with pieces strewn about.  To say I was pleasantly surprised would be an understatement!  I was shocked that you would show up in person with your covered trailer and an aide who padded the pieces you loaded and treated everything with respect as if from the show room.  At the hall, it was set up to look like a dining set.  Again, thank you!

B.J. Schubert

A small auction — a huge success!  A perfect day for an auction, no hot sun instead a cool breeze blowing which everyone enjoyed.  The crowd seemed to have a good time.  All the items were sold at very good prices.  Bill Gratz kept the auction moving with his good attitude toward the people and they appreciated it.  The rain even cooperated, coming down four hours after the auction was finished, perfect timing!  The event was well-advertised with eye-catching posters and newspaper ads.  Everything went smoothly with the experience showing.  Want to have an auction?  Call Gratz Auctioneers!

Dan and Shirley Sebacher

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