Contributing Writer

Cari Oleskewicz

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Cari Oleskewicz writes about Florida communities and news for 55places.com. She has created content for dozens of other online and print publications including ConsumerAffairs, The Washington Post, USA Today, PocketSense.com, and The Nest. In the last seven years, Cari has been invited to contribute blogs and articles for real estate and property management companies across the country, and has delivered presentations on the importance of content and web copy in building a real estate business.

Before launching her writing career, Cari was a communications and editorial strategist for a digital advertising agency in Tampa and managed the communications department of a nonprofit organization serving people with disabilities in Maryland. She has also taught middle school and writes poetry. Cari graduated from Marist College in Poughkeepsie, New York in 1994, with a BA in Communications/Journalism. She currently lives in Tampa, travels frequently, and recently helped her father find the perfect 55+ community to call home.

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382 Articles by this Author

  • Southeast Florida 55+ Communities With Homes for Sale Under $300k

    by Cari Oleskewicz on March 4th, 2021

    Real estate in Palm Beach County, Broward County, and the Fort Lauderdale area is available in many price ranges, sizes, and styles. Buyers looking for something under $300,000 will have no trouble finding a condo or single-family home in some of the most desirable 55+ communities in the area.


  • Retiring in America's Oldest City: St. Augustine, Florida

    by Cari Oleskewicz on March 3rd, 2021

    St. Augustine makes for a unique and interesting place to retire, especially if you're fond of history and Spanish architecture. It's the country's oldest city, and rich in nature, culture, and art. You'll have easy access to the beach and a lot to keep you busy.

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  • Cypress Falls at The Woodlands GenYou Models Open

    by Cari Oleskewicz on March 1st, 2021

    The grand opening for Cypress Falls at The Woodlands was held at the end of January, and six new GenYou models were unveiled during the socially distanced event. Del Webb designed these intuitive floor plans to join the attached villas and single-family homes already available in the active adult community.


  • 5 Reasons Why Residents Love Oak Run in Ocala, FL

    by Cari Oleskewicz on February 26th, 2021

    Residents enjoy Oak Run's scenic location, diverse collection of home models and floor plans, and socially engaging amenities. If it's not on your short list of potential places to buy a home, consider the top five things that homeowners there really appreciate about the active adult community.


  • Touring the Active Adult Communities of Ormond Beach, FL

    by Cari Oleskewicz on February 25th, 2021

    Ormond Beach is not as well-known as Daytona Beach, its neighbor to the south, but it's an ideal Florida retirement destination. There are miles of sandy shores and impressive Atlantic waves for surfing as well as a good selection of communities.

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