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 […]

Decorah Schools Enrollment Up!

(Reposted with permission from Preliminary enrollment figures indicate Decorah Schools enrollment is up to 1693 from 1669 last year. That is good news for funding, but the funding will not actually feed into Decorah until next year. Final reconciling of numbers will continue for several weeks. In other good financial news, the Certified Annual […]

Decorah Featured in Midwest Living Magazine!

Decorah, Iowa: A Mountain Town Without Mountains In the Driftless Area of northeast Iowa, Decorah has become a magnet for freethinkers, nature-lovers and beer nerds. They’re proving you don’t need mountains to build a mountain town. Writers: Timothy Meinch with LuAnn Brandsen; Photographer: Ryan Donnell The guy in cycling bibs, with labradoodle in tow, pedaled straight […]