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Amy Trainum

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Amy Tranium covers North and South Carolina for 55places.com, contributing stories about active adult communities and trends in both states. Amy is a freelance writer with more than 10 years of journalism experience that ranges from working in public relations for professional sports teams to producing digital content for TV stations in top markets across the country. Her writing has also appeared in StyleBlueprint, Scoop Charlotte, and goCarolinas. A graduate of Virginia Commonwealth University, Amy has lived in Charlotte more almost a decade.

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188 Articles by this Author

  • 4 Things To Know About Brunswick Forest

    by Amy Trainum on April 15th, 2021

    Spanning a total of 4,500 acres, the established Brunswick Forest neighborhood has a lot to offer its residents, from a wide variety of floor plans and an impressive list of resort-style amenities to a desirable location that's minutes from some of North Carolina's most popular beaches.


  • New Community Alert: Del Webb North Myrtle Beach

    by Amy Trainum on April 6th, 2021

    Great news for active adults looking to buy a new construction home in the Myrtle Beach area of South Carolina. There's a new option in town. Trusted builder, Del Webb is adding a brand new 55+ community to their roster in North Myrtle Beach.


  • Amenities at Carolina Gardens Near Raleigh Coming Soon

    by Amy Trainum on April 1st, 2021

    Del Webb just announced an impressive list of planned amenities for its newest active adult community in the Raleigh area--Carolina Gardens. It comes as no shock that like all of Del Webb's popular communities, the up-and-coming neighborhood will have an extensive list of resort-style amenities for its residents to enjoy.


  • New Community Alert: Esplanade at Northgate Near Charlotte, NC

    by Amy Trainum on March 23rd, 2021

    Active adults looking to buy a new construction home near North Carolina's largest and busiest city are in luck. Taylor Morrison's newest 55+ community, Esplanade at Northgate is conveniently located within a 30-minute drive of Uptown Charlotte and all of the amenities the city has to offer.


  • The Best Road Trips From Sun City Hilton Head

    by Amy Trainum on March 18th, 2021

    While the Hilton Head area has no shortage of things for Sun City Hilton Head residents to do, it's always nice to have an excuse to get away and explore a new place, even if it's just for the day. Fortunately, there are plenty of exciting destinations to visit within just a short drive of the 55+ community.