Lisa  Reis

Lisa Reis

Sales Representative


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Lisa  Reis

Lisa Reis

Sales Representative


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Dream Home Checklist: Wants and Needs

Dream Home Checklist: Wants and Needs

Home Location:  _________________________________________
Address:  ________________________________________________
Asking Price:  ____________________________________________
Annual Property Taxes:  __________________________________
Mortgage Terms:  ________________________________________


  • Large lot and yard
  • Single-family detached home
  • Duplex/Triplex
  • Semi-detached home
  • Town home
  • Condominium
  • One storey home
  • Two storey home
  • Three storey home
  • Fenced backyard
  • Deck or patio area
  • Mature trees, landscaping
  • Low-maintenance landscaping
  • Swimming pool
  • Attached garage
  • One-car garage
  • Two-car garage
  • Private driveway
  • Enclosed front porch
  • Eaves troughs and downspouts
  • Brick
  • Wood
  • Aluminum siding
  • Recently painted woodwork

Home Location

  • Address
  • Asking price
  • Annual property taxes
  • Mortgage terms


  • 1 bedroom
  • 2 bedroom
  • 3 bedroom
  • 4 bedroom
  • 1 bathroom
  • 2 bathroom
  • 3 bathroom
  • 4 bathroom
  • Closet in foyer
  • Separate dining room
  • Fireplace in living room
  • Separate family room
  • Fireplace in family or recreation room
  • Eat-in kitchen
  • Island kitchen
  • Kitchen appliances with purchase
  • Kitchen pantry/adequate cupboard space
  • Garage has indoor access
  • Utility room (for washer/dryer)
  • Ensuite bathroom off master bedroom
  • Main-floor bathroom
  • Room for den or home office
  • Wall-to-wall carpeting
  • Hardwood floors
  • Plenty of closets/storage
  • Large windows
  • Thermopane windows
  • Window screens
  • Draperies or blinds
  • Basement for storage/workshop
  • Finished basement for additional living area
  • Apartment in basement for rental income


  • Efficient heating system
  • Oil heating system
  • Gas heating system
  • Electric heating system
  • Heat pump heating system
  • Wood heating system
  • Window Air conditioning
  • Central Air conditioning
  • Modern plumbing (copper) and fixtures
  • City water
  • Well water
  • High-amp electrical system (at least 100 amps)
  • Circuit breakers
  • Gas hot water heater
  • Electric hot water heater
  • Cable TV or antenna
  • Sewer
  • Septic Tank


  • Nearby facilities
  • Quiet street
  • Shopping within walking distance or short drive
  • Parks/playgrounds
  • Golf course
  • Skating rinks
  • Restaurants /theaters
  • Community centre
  • Public swimming pool/tennis courts
  • Public library
  • Places of worship
  • Police
  • Fire department
  • Hospital
  • Medical (doctors, dentists, etc.)
  • Day care
  • Snow removal
  • Public transportation
  • Close to work
  • Near major highway
  • Schools
  • School-operated transportation

Source:  OREA (Ontario Real Estate Association)

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Welcome to my Home Sweet Home Real Estate website.  Here you will find all your Real Estate needs and wants information.  If there is something missing or you cannot find the answer for your question, please do not hesitate to contact me.  As a Woman born, raised and growing my Family here in this beautiful Limestone City we are surrounded by many waterways and islands.  It truly is a beautiful place to enjoy water, history, nature and all it's tranquillity.  Kingston Offers a relaxed environment full of unique shops, Family owned restaurants, a beautiful waterfront park downtown that hosts many events as well as Fort Henry, CFB and boat cruises, just to mention a few.  This City is nestled perfectly off the 401 between Toronto and Ottawa with the American border being less then 30 minutes away and only about 15 minutes to Gananoque which is the Gateway to the Thousand Islands,  truly this is the perfect place to live!  Welcome to our Beautiful town if you are new to this Area and if you've been here for years or for a lifetime, please do not forget to explore just how lucky you are to have all of its offerings and live in such a Blessed City and what was the First Capital of Canada.

Education: OREA College- Graduated in 2006

Experience: 11 years of Experience

Awards: 2011, 2015, 2016, Directors Award for Sutton Group Masters Realty Brokerage, Inc.

Area Covered: Kingston and Surrounding Area.

Languages Spoken: English