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.
103 Articles by this Author
10 Myths and Rumors About The Villagesby 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.
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Boynton Beach, Florida: The Land of Five Minutesby Sean Keeley on December 23rd, 2020
Technically speaking, to travel the length of Boynton Beach Boulevard from Federal Highway until it dead-ends at US-441, it'll take you 30 minutes. But spend enough time in Boynton Beach, Florida and you'll swear that everything in town, no matter where it is, is five minutes away.
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The Best Lowest-Priced 55+ Communities in Southern Arizonaby Sean Keeley on October 20th, 2020
The Phoenix Metro gets a lot of attention from active adult home buyers but there is a lot to like about the Tucson area that shouldn't be overlooked. For those considering a move to Southern Arizona for retirement, here are five low-cost options easy to get into.
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25 Most Popular Active Adult Communities in Floridaby Sean Keeley on July 14th, 2020
55places.com crunched the numbers to determine which 55+ communities are the most popular across Florida. While there are some familiar names up top, there are plenty of newer and unique communities included as well. Find out which communities are considered Florida's finest.
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The Active Adult Guide to Travel and Vacationsby Sean Keeley on January 31st, 2020
According to the 2019 55places National Housing Survey, 67 percent of active adults plan to spend most of their money during retirement on travel and vacations. That was by far the most popular selection, providing clear insight into what's important to many active adults today.