Brad Mitchell is the Editorial Manager for 55places.com where he is also a blog contributor. Brad has a thorough knowledge of active adult communities coming from three years of research and writing, as well as touring several communities throughout the country. His work has also been featured on Neighborhoods.com and ComingHomeNewcastle.com.
Previously, Brad was an editor at Chicago-based Here.com, a Nokia company. Brad has a degree from Columbia College Chicago ('13) in Creative Nonfiction. He currently lives in Chicago and has a passion for all things journalism, literature, sports, history, and culture.
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Community Spotlight: Lago Vista in Lockport, ILby Brad Mitchell on February 22nd, 2021
Located in Lockport, Ilinois, Lago Vista is known for its clubhouse, its expansive list of clubs and groups, and its variety of home options. Residents can stay active all year long with indoor and outdoor fitness facilities as well as a popular selection of golf courses nearby.
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The 20 Most Affordable Places to Retire in 2021by Brad Mitchell on February 1st, 2021
What are the most important factors you consider when choosing a place to retire? You're probably thinking about climate, home prices, taxes, health care, transportation, and entertainment options, just to name a few, but it might be hard to put all those factors together and find your perfect place. That's where we come in.
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Philadelphia Area 55+ Communities With Attached Homesby Brad Mitchell on January 21st, 2021
While it might be tough to give up your single-family home, the amount of money saved purchasing an attached home will make that easier to handle. If you're hoping to be near the excitement and entertainment of Philadelphia, here are some 55+ communities with attached homes that should be on your radar.
Life for Retirees in Four Seasons at Smithville in Galloway, New Jerseyby Brad Mitchell on January 19th, 2021
Among the best-selling communities in New Jersey was Four Seasons at Smithville in Galloway. Visit 55places.com to read about the amenities and lifestyle offered in Four Seasons at Smithville.
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On Top of the World Is the 2020 55places Community of the Yearby Brad Mitchell on January 11th, 2021
For two years now, On Top of the World has consistently been the highest seller and most popular community on 55places.com. Besides sales and pageviews, we considered each community's placements on our previous 2020 awards as well as any improvements or renovations made in the community this year.
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