Contributing Writer

Jeff Yoncich

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Jeff Yoncich is a long-time active adult community homeowner, a veteran real estate broker, and an accomplished feature and marketing writer. He wrote about California active adult communities and trends for 55places.com.

A native and life-long Californian, Jeff's home in active adult community Laguna Woods Village, Southern California's biggest retirement resort, has been in the family for nearly twenty years. As a realtor-broker, Jeff has served residents at several SoCal active adult communities, represented investors in the general housing market, and now oversees legal compliance for local real estate concerns as a designated broker.

Jeff has written on real estate and personal finance for trulia and MyBankTracker.com, and penned investment advice for NBC online. He's produced money and business news for web pioneer FasTV.com, and analyzed politics, economics, and edited daily news coverage, for LA newsradio icon KFWB.

Recognition and honors for Jeff's work have included a coveted national award for breaking news coverage from the Radio and Television News Directors' Association, and a prestigious Peabody Award nomination for documentary production.


20 Articles by Jeff Yoncich

  • The 55+ Communities in Ventura County, CA

    by Jeff Yoncich on August 26th, 2021

    Active adults seeking the "ideal environment" for their active lifestyle have discovered Ventura County, California. With so much to do and explore in this ideal environment and climate, active adults have several enticing 55+ community choices for residing in Ventura County.


  • Southern California Communities Without Golf Courses

    by Jeff Yoncich on June 29th, 2021

    In Southern California, there are several active adult communities without golf courses. All offer amenities and recreation other than golf, and all give residents a break with comparatively more affordable association fees because there are no community golf facilities to maintain.


  • 5 Popular Gated Communities in Orange County, CA

    by Jeff Yoncich on April 30th, 2021

    Among the reasons so many active adults choose to live in 55+ communities is the security provided by controlled access to the property. Orange County, California (one of America's prime destinations for active adults) has five of the largest and most popular 55+ communities with both guarded gates and security patrols.


  • Exploring the Active Lifestyle Communities of La Quinta, California

    by Jeff Yoncich on April 1st, 2021

    Known the world over as a premier golf destination, La Quinta is a gem of the Coachella Valley. Golf is naturally the feature attraction at La Quinta's four upscale active adult communities, which offer the comforts of home, along with the resort amenities one would expect, as a complement to the golf lifestyle.


  • Leisure World Seal Beach vs. Laguna Woods Village

    by Jeff Yoncich on March 25th, 2021

    Among the leading active adult communities in Orange County, California are Leisure World Seal Beach and Laguna Woods Village. For prospective residents, here's some guidance in comparing and contrasting the choice of lifestyles at these two popular active adult destinations.