Contributing Writer

Melissa McCall

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Melissa McCall wrote about the Mid-Atlantic region for 55places.com, covering active adult communities and trends in Virginia and Maryland. Her writing has also been featured in outlets sich as New York Family and CareerTrend.com. Along with writing, Melissa also practiced law for several years.


5 Articles by this Author

  • Community Spotlight on Heritage Harbour in Annapolis, Maryland

    by Melissa McCall on August 17th, 2018

    Active adults in Maryland searching for a well-established community that has many options in a prime location should consider Heritage Harbor in Annapolis, Maryland. Take a closer look at the resale homes, plentiful amenities, and vibrant activities that it has to offer.


  • Chickahominy Falls in Richmond, VA Sells 21 Homes in One Day

    by Melissa McCall on August 8th, 2018

    Chickahominy Falls, an age-restricted community, recently opened with resounding success, selling 21 homes in one day. The agriculture-focused 55+ community in Richmond, VA will include a 10-acre working farm. Learn more about the community here.


  • Best Lowest-Priced Communities in Maryland

    by Melissa McCall on July 26th, 2018

    Maryland may not have as many active adult communities as other states, but there are still several neighborhoods for 55+ homebuyers to be found. If you're looking for a 55+ living experience without breaking the bank, here are four communities you might want to consider.


  • Regional Spotlight: Baltimore, Maryland

    by Melissa McCall on July 16th, 2018

    The Baltimore area is Maryland's 55+ capital. It consists of 41 age-restricted and low-maintenance communities, all within a short drive from Baltimore or Washington D.C. If you're looking to downsize near the city, here's a list of some popular communities in Maryland.


  • Regional Roundup: Active Adult Living in Eastern Virginia

    by Melissa McCall on July 10th, 2018

    If you're looking for a warm retirement but want to avoid the stifling heat of Florida and Arizona, Eastern Virginia may be your answer. Home to a mild climate, miles of beaches, and historic​ downtowns, it's a perfect spot for many active adults.