Not so much taken on too much reno, rather too much house.
We moved from the big smoke in 2007 after looking at numerous GTA areas to
try to find something small and manageable as we looked for a more relaxed lifestyle.
As the pace of home sales was as fast as we've ever seen it at that time, and several
nice places slipped through our fingers, we picked one and jumped in.
As it turned out, it's just more house than we need and we're always looking at MLS
listings from all over the place, with a view to downsize at our next opportunity.
(there were significant renos required when we bought this one, very little of it
was done by us, most of it was contracted out to pro$$$