Tax Abatement Properties Available!

We currently have 7 Decorah property listings that may qualify for the 5 year Tax Abatement Program! Imagine FIVE years with no taxes in a Brand New Home! See the full handbook discussing the Tax Abatement process at:      

According to, Decorah Ranks #10 in Safe Cities!

(Graph courtesy of The website has just released its list of the top 20 safest cities in Iowa–and Decorah is on the list. In fact, Decorah ranks 10th safest in Iowa on the website’s 2018 rankings.  Safewise used FBI crime statistics to compute which Iowa communities had the lowest crime rate. Its report […]

Agent Needed!

Do you enjoy helping others find their dreams? Do you enjoy working hard but with flexible hours?  Do you enjoy encountering new challenges every day? Contact Kelly Real Estate to find out more about joining our team in the exciting career of real estate!


MORE ABOUT THE PROPOSED NEW ELEMENTARY SCHOOL Posted: Tue, Feb 20, 2018 3:57 PM Site plan of proposed new elementary school (The Decorah Community School District’s presentation to the Decorah City Council can be viewed at  The presentation lasted for more than an hour, so there was a lot of information provided.  The following are some […]

Decorah Makes Yet ANOTHER List!

The website has come out with a list of the most popular small cities in America to relocate to. Decorah ranked #47 out of the entire country.  movebuddha says it studied the searches of its website that people who are planning a move made.  From that data it compiled a list of the most […]

Happy New Year!

Another year has come and gone.  We appreciate our clients for providing us our best year yet in 2017! The Kelly Real Estate team of agents strive for superior service and plan on another GREAT year of real estate sales in 2018!

Merry Christmas!

The staff at Kelly Real Estate wish to extend a sincere “Merry Christmas” to all the customers, past, present, and future, that have crossed our path throughout the years! We appreciate all business – from the inquiry calls right down to a closed sale – they are all important to us! Our dedicated staff looks […]

Downtown Building Rehab Program Available!

A deadline for applying for grants from a state program to promote the redevelopment, rehabilitation or deconstruction of downtown buildings is just a little more than two weeks away. Winneshiek County Development Executive Director Stephanie Fromm says she’s seeking applications for the “Community Catalyst Business Remediation Program.”  The program awards grants up to  $100,000.  Matching […]

Tax Abatement Program May Continue

If a recommendation by the Economic Development and Community Betterment Committee is approved by the Decorah City council later in November, the residential tax abatement program in Decorah will continue for another three years. Committee members have taken no formal vote, but reached agreement that the program ought to be continued–with one important change.  In […]

KRE Has Moved Back to Hwy 9!

It’s True!! Kelly Real Estate has made it’s way back to our original Highway 9 location at the Montgomery St. intersection. We thank all our current and previous customers for finding their way to our temporary location when needed. Stop by and check out our remodeled offices when you’re near…we’d love to show them to […]