Contributing Writer

Elizabeth Kang

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Elizabeth Kang writes about active adult communtiies and news in Califronia for 55places.com. Elizabeth is a freelance writer and editor located in the San Francisco Bay Area. She graduated from San Jose State University with a degree in journalism. There, she was a copy editor for the school's newspaper, the Spartan Daily.

Elizabeth has also written for Active Family Magazine. Three Bird Nest, and Eucalyptus Magazine. She's also worked for @Walmart Labs.

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109 Articles by this Author

  • Desert Vista Village Near Joshua Tree Releasing New Phase

    by Elizabeth Kang on February 23rd, 2021

    Situated near Joshua Tree in the beautiful Yucca Valley of California, Desert Vista Village is releasing a new phase of stunning new homes for sale. Homes are currently under construction and estimated to be completed in Spring 2021. Upon completion, this active adult community will contain 105 single-family homes.


  • Buying a Renovated Home: Quick Fixes That May Hide Issues

    by Elizabeth Kang on February 12th, 2021

    On the surface, a renovated house may have the appearance of being perfectly done, but buyers must do their due diligence to be sure they're not purchasing a "lemon." Here's what to look out for and what to double-check when purchasing a renovated home.


  • 55+ Communities Near Southern California Beaches

    by Elizabeth Kang on February 10th, 2021

    With idyllic scenery and year-round sunshine, Southern California has a lot to offer active adults. Living close to miles of beautiful Pacific Ocean coastline is a huge draw to those looking to live in SoCal. Here's which 55+ communities are closest to a beach.


  • What to Look For in Listing Photos

    by Elizabeth Kang on February 5th, 2021

    Browsing listing photos is part of the fun of searching for a new home and an important part of narrowing down your search. It's important to take these carefully crafted pictures with a grain of salt and learn to look at them with a discerning eye. Read on to learn what to look for in a listing photo and what to look out for.


  • Bay Area 55+ Communities Offering Condos

    by Elizabeth Kang on February 4th, 2021

    Condos are appealing to active adults for their low-maintenance lifestyle, price, and ideal locations. So if you're thinking of taking advantage of active adult condo living, read on to learn about the four 55+ communities in the Bay Area that offer condo homes.