Content Strategist

Sean Keeley

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Sean Keeley is the Content Strategist for 55places.com where he is also an editor and blog contributor. Along with overseeing the brand and editorial strategy of the site, his writing on active adult communities and retirement have been linked by outlets such as CNBC.com, the Tampa Bay Times, and the Las Vegas-Review Journal, while he has been interviewed for active adult-related articles in The Washington Post, The Seattle Times, and the Charleston Gazette-Mail. He has also written on 55+ trends for NAHB’s 55+ Housing Online Magazine.

Previously, Sean was Neighborhood News Editor at Neighborhoods.com and the Editor of Curbed Seattle where he covered local real estate and neighborhood news. Other outlets he has edited and written for include Vox Media, SB Nation, and NunesMagician.com. A graduate of Syracuse University (‘00), Sean served as an adjunct professor for Syracuse’s School of Information on the topics of blogging and social media for three years. He currently resides in Chicago.

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99 Articles by Sean Keeley

  • Homes for Sale at Connestee Falls in Brevard, NC

    by Sean Keeley on November 10th, 2021

    Connestee Falls in Brevard, North Carolina has been attracting active adult buyers since it opened in 1972. Just what makes this master-planned community full of resort-style amenities and noteworthy? Let's take a look around to find out.


  • North Jersey or South Jersey: Which Is Better for Your Retirement?

    by Sean Keeley on September 29th, 2021

    Pork roll vs. Taylor Ham. Sub vs. hoagie. Bruce Springsteen vs. Bon Jovi. Giants vs. Jets. New Jersey is full of factions split from arguments over which side is right. However, there is no argument that succinctly defines the Garden State quite like North Jersey vs. South Jersey.


  • The Best Lowest-Priced 55+ Communities in Ocean County, NJ

    by Sean Keeley on April 28th, 2021

    Ocean County is one of the top destinations in the U.S. for active adults looking to live a low-maintenance lifestyle in a 55+ community. For those considering a move to Ocean County for retirement, here are five low-cost options easy to get into.


  • Wheel of Fortune Is Giving Away a Free Latitude Margaritaville House

    by Sean Keeley on April 21st, 2021

    Parrotheads are getting another chance to win their dream home in Latitude Margaritaville. Minto Communities and Margaritaville Holdings are partnering with "Wheel of Fortune" to give away a house in Watersound, Daytona Beach, or Hilton Head. From April 26 to April 30, the popular game show will run its giveaway.


  • 10 Myths and Rumors About The Villages

    by Sean Keeley on February 9th, 2021

    With almost 80,000 people in a community that spans three counties and over 20,000 acres, there are bound to be some interesting developments. We've rooted up the rumors, gathered up the gossip, and mucked around in the myths to find out if this Central Florida 55+ haven is really as wild as some people have made it out to be.