About Us

Cain Auction Group

Your Onsite Real Estate Auction Specialist

Cain Auction Group specializes in onsite auctions across the western Kentucky region. We are experienced with a variety of auctions, including:

  • Real estate and land sales
  • Land and farm equipment
  • Antiques, collectibles and other property

Whether you are auctioning an estate, a lakefront property, a luxury home, a collection of antiques or a farm, I can ensure that Cain Auction Group will go above and beyond.

Jerry Cain

Jerry Cain


I’m Jerry Cain, the founder and owner of Cain Auction Group based here in Paducah, KY. I started this company in 2013 and have had the pleasure of working with the best clients.

Beneifts To Our Clients


If you are looking for ways to sell through an auction, Cain Auction Group is here for you. For each listing, Cain puts together aggressive marketing efforts to attract motivated buyers.


The benefits of selling through a Cain auction include:

  • We simplify the process by setting a firm sale date and establishing a closing date.
  • There is a competitive environment using a fair bidding process. This means the sellers’ goods and property will be sold at fair market value.
  • Our expertise allows sellers to exit the negotiation process, reducing the seller’s level of stress and anxiety.
  • Selling with a Cain auction reduces the long-term costs of maintenance and taxes on properties.
  • Saving the sellers’ time and eliminating the hassle of hosting open houses and scheduling showings.


If you’re looking to buy through an auction, you’ve come to the right place! Cain Auction Group wants to ensure buyers feel as comfortable as possible throughout the auction process. At every sale, prospective bidders are given detailed descriptions of the property and goods being sold. So, you will know exactly what is up for bid.


The benefits of buying at a Cain auction include:

  • Competing through a fair bidding process with Cain eliminates the lengthy negotiation period typical of other real estate transactions.
  • With motivated sellers, Cain auctions allow for speedy sales.
  • All buyers are subject to the same terms and regulations ensuring an honest and legitimate system.
  • The bidder determines their maximum bid.


If you’re a realtor and are looking for an auction company to work with, look no further. Realtors experience fewer frustrations and obstacles when working with Cain Auction Group.


Cain Auction Group helps realtors because:

  • It’s the most convenient option for sellers who need to quickly settle an estate or downsize their lifestyle.
  • Auctions are a great way to get your clients’ assets in front of a group of motivated and interested buyers.
  • Cain knows how to market and recruit buyers for all types of properties, including large tracts of land, buildings with unusual characteristics or properties with a unique history, that can be difficult to market through the general real estate process.

F.A.Q.  About Cain Auctions

How Does Cain Auction Group conduct an auction?

The prospective seller will first need to sign up. After that, we will create a detailed auction description and the seller will sign the terms and conditions. Then, we will begin marketing efforts for the auction.

How Does Cain Auction Group promote an auction?

We will begin aggressive marketing strategies to get the word out. This could include marking signs, online and social media promotions, advertisements in the local newspaper, radio and television spots.

What is the difference in an absolute auction and a reserve auction?

Absolute auction refers to an auction that will sell to the highest bidder, regardless of price. With a reserve auction, there is a minimum price set and the bid must meet that minimum price for the property or item to sell.

What if I can’t attend the auction but I’m interested in buying?

Cain Auction Group will need to qualify you as an absentee bidder. Once that process is completed, you will then be able to begin your absentee bidding. Call us today at 270-559-9513 to find out how you can become an absentee bidder!

I don’t want to wait until the auction date. Can I purchase before the auction?

We do not allow purchases before auctions.

How soon will the closing date be after the auction is complete?

The closing date will be within 45 days after the auction is over.

Who is responsible for closing costs?

Buyers are responsible for all closing costs.

What is the buyer’s premium?

The buyer’s premium can vary depending on the auction. In most auctions, the buyer’s premium is 10 percent of the final price.

How can I pay if I win an auction?

You can pay with cash or check. Cain Auction Group does not accept credit or debit cards.

If I’m looking to buy, what information will be available to me before the auction?

Onsite pictures and property descriptions will be available on the Auction page of the Cain Auction Group website. Everyone is also welcome to call Jerry Cain at 270-559-9513 to discuss any upcoming auctions.

Who manages titles and when is the title transferred?

Deeds and titles are transferred the day of the closing. However, this will vary depending on whether an attorney is assisting you with the process.

Can I finance my purchase?

You are welcomed to work with your financial institution of choice to maintain your own financing.

Can anyone attend an auction with Cain Auction Group?

Of course, everyone is welcomed at a Cain Auction Group auction.

Is my deposit refundable if I change my mind?

No, you cannot receive a refund if you change your mind about a purchase.

Is the amount I bid the total price I will pay?

It depends on the individual auction. If a buyer’s premium is applicable, you will be responsible for that cost as well.

Can I use a broker?

If you are qualified through a broker, you can utilize that person during your auction process. But, if you do plan to bring your own broker, you must let us know 48 hours in advance.

Still Have Questions?

Answers are one click away by visiting the contact page.

Questions? Call Now