About Us


Waterman and Jae Estate Sales has 25 of experience providing the best estate sale services! We offer residential solutions in Johnson County and in the Kansas City Metropolitan area. We use our extensive knowledge of antiques, collectibles, furniture, and everyday household items to accurately price and promote your merchandise. We have various experts at our disposal who specialize in jewelry, artwork, specialty antiques, electronics, and rugs.

Owners, Bitsy Waterman and Sher Jae, are personally involved and are on-site at each sale. Bitsy is a life-long Kansas Citian who graduated from Kansas University with a business degree. She has more than 25 years of experience in the estate sale industry, where she learned how to properly evaluate and sell collectibles, furniture, and household items. She is also knowledgeable about gemstones and fine jewelry.

Sher graduated from the University of Missouri with an education degree. She has a lifetime love of learning where she focused on teaching for more than 30 years. Sher also spent over 10 years rehabbing homes in Old Leawood. When she retired from teaching, she started working with Bitsy in the estate sale business. Bitsy and Sher’s experience enables them to provide successful sales that are well organized and profitable.

Why Choose Us?

  • We are highly reputable and well established with 25 years of experience in residential estate sales.
  • Owners, Bitsy and Sher, are personally involved and provide their on-site presence at each sale.
  • We have no other businesses, interests, or warehouses. Our goal is to hold profitable estate sales and to sell as much of your merchandise as possible.
  • One of our top priorities is that we demonstrate respect for our clients by taking good care of their belongings.
  • We perform partial, as well as complete sales. Therefore, if someone only has a few items to sell, we will group those items with another sale.
  • We use our extensive knowledge of antiques, collectibles, furniture, and every day household items to price items appropriately. We have various experts at our disposal who specialize in jewelry, artwork, specialty antiques, electronics, and rugs. 
  • Items are tastefully merchandised by draping tables and grouping items to create the most appealing visual presentation.


"Love, love, love Waterman and Jae's sales! Their houses are always so clean and neatly organized and fair prices, I rarely walk away empty handed. I've pretty much stopped going to any other sales but theirs. The staff is also my fave. Keep up the good work! " - Jill, Kansas City

"I am an antiques dealer who is always looking for high-quality items, so I enjoy attending Waterman & Jae's estate sales. Their sales are clean, well-organized, and well-categorized. Merchandise is always fairly priced and displayed exceptionally well. The staff is friendly and conscientious. As a person who attends many estate sales each week, I can highly recommend Waterman & Jae's sales.” – Fran, Kansas City

“Thank you for all of your hard work at my mother and father in law’s estate sale. They would be so happy to have known that your great company did it for them. I cannot thank you enough.” – Cynthia, Kansas City

“Thank you for helping with the table I purchased. You could not have been more helpful!” – Kathy, Kansas City

“We were both very impressed with how you display things – almost like a boutique! Also the crowd! Looking forward to working with you." - Linda and Jim, Leawood 

“You made my day. I am SO HAPPY I was able to get the end tables. I loved your sale and I am pleased with the bedspread and pillows that I got also. I will be at more of your sales! Very nicely done." - LaRonda, Springfield 

"Just a quick note to let you know how pleased my parents are of the sale. They thought it looked so nice the way you had things set up. You made the process very easy for us and you were great to work with. We visited the house on Saturday… Wow, I can’t believe it’s totally empty! Yeah. We are very appreciative of how you handled the process and I would recommend you to anyone needing your service." - Kris, Leawood

"Thank you for the professional way you handled the estate sale for our friend and client. Everything was well presented and I believe because of your efforts and care, we reaped the benefits in the proceeds from the sale." - Carolyn, Overland Park

"Thank you so much for coming by today, you were so helpful. I really appreciate it. You are an inspiration to me to get through this move." - Overland Park