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The ​Character Behind the Construction

Meet the innovation behind the Coach House name. Kate Schley is the owner and originator of the concept behind Coach House Homes. A wife and mother of three, Kate started Coach House Homes because of an inner desire to be an open and honest contractor. She brings her knowledge and expertise to homeowners in a transparent and educational format.


Kate understands the magnitude of options and decisions for homeowners. She has a passion for teaching and guiding her clients in every decision, providing a true partnership approach to building and remodeling.


Starting her Design Build career back in 2003, Kate has worked on projects from designing whole house interiors of Luxury Spec Homes in Las Vegas to managing complete hotel renovations, building out spas and restaurants, as well as developing home renovations and additions. Since 2012, Kate has been consulting homeowners in the Milwaukee area on projects from kitchen and bath remodels, additions, complete house remodels and custom homes. Through her years of experience, Kate saw a need for providing homeowners with a personalized and caring approach to homebuilding and remodeling.


Kate is ready to serve as your trusted advisor.


"What inspires me the most when it comes to helping my clients is seeing them understand everything that goes into their project. When you can sit down and discuss costs openly and break down what are ‘nice to haves’ vs. ‘have to haves,’ I feel a comfort in knowing that I can turn their dreams into plans, and their plans into reality." 
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