We are a full-service real estate agency dedicated to helping you realize your dreams of buying or selling

We are the Plainview area’s most established real estate office and it shows in how we serve our clients!  We consistently list and sell 50 - 70% of all of the Plainview area listings – more than all other agents combined. 

At Montgomery Holst Realty, we don’t believe in being a “high-pressure” type of agent in order to get, or keep, your business.  We understand that we need to earn your trust. 

We will help connect you with leaders in financing/mortgages and banking, home inspection services, appraisal services, attorneys and closing/title companies.


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We at Montgomery Holst Realty know that finding the right broker to represent you is a choice not to be taken lightly. That’s why we offer free consultations to walk you through your needs, the scope of your goals, and your budget.

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Our Team



Jay Holst

Jay has over 29 years of real estate experience and offers his personal commitment to your overall satisfaction whether you are buying or selling property.  He has a strong relationships with lenders, appraisers, builders and attorneys. All of this experience enables him to make your experience positive and stress free!

Jay is confident in his team’s ability to provide you professional real estate services.  

“Serving our clients in Southeastern Minnesota is our specialty! We live in the community we work in, and pride ourselves in providing exemplary services to our clients. Plainview and the surrounding communities are my home.  Let me help you call it yours!”

Phone: (507) 273-7662

Email: jay@montgomeryholstrealty.com




Jenny Schumacher

Jenny has been in the real estate business for 15+ years and enjoys guiding clients through the very important process of buying or selling real estate. Jenny’s background is in finance and accounting which can help you work through the often confusing financial aspects of home ownership.

Along with the experienced team in place at Montgomery Holst Realty, Jenny strives to ensure that each transaction is a more positive experience for each and every client.

“Having lived in Plainview and Rochester for most of my life, I know first-hand the many benefits Southeast Minnesota has to offer. My goal is not to just sell real estate... I strive to build relationships, build trust and work with integrity. I would love to assist you, as a buyer, find that perfect home, or, as a seller, to find the right buyer for your property.”

Phone: (507) 251-5923

Email: jenny@montgomeryholstrealty.com




Shelly Schad

Shelly is a second generation realtor who combines passion, expertise and local know-how to the home buying and selling process with emphasis on customer care! Born, raised and currently residing in Plainview, Shelly has witnessed tremendous change and growth that’s transformed the Plainview Elgin Millville community into one of the safest and more secure alternatives to a more urban setting and yet, conveniently located within 21 miles from Rochester, the region’s major metropolitan city.

Shelly started the profession of real estate in 1993 by obtaining her Real Property Appraiser’s License (current) and in 2006 pursued and obtained her Real Estate Salesperson License for a combined 25 years of experience with the integrity, honesty and commitment needed in today’s real estate profession.

“I married my husband and best friend Dan in 2015. With our combined family, we have eight children and one very large dog! We are very active and enjoy the outdoors, travel, music and spending time with family and friends. Please call me anytime without obligation, as I am ready to go to work for you today!”