You don't want to worry about maintenance, cutting the grass, shovelling the snow, the roof, the furnace, the windows. You may want to consider a condo.
In Toronto, prices are starting from $700-$1500 per square foot. Maintenance goes from $.60-$.75 per square foot. Prices change depending on size, square footage, number of bedrooms or bathrooms, parking, locker, level, transit, closer or not to the garbage shoot, layout, window view and exposure.