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Sandy Smith

Home and Real Estate Editor

Sandy Smith is Philadelphia magazine’s Home and Real Estate editor. A Kansas City native, he has called Philly home for more than 35 years. He reports on houses for sale, condos for sale, apartments for rent, new construction, development and trends in the Greater Philadelphia real estate market.

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Just Listed: Midcentury Modern Townhouse in Fitler Square

Historic? Depends on who you ask. Striking? Definitely.

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Just Listed at the Shore: Raised Cottage in Margate

Floods? What floods?

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Just Listed in the Poconos: Contemporary in Tobyhanna

Style, comfort and plenty of recreational opportunities, all at an attractive price.

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Just Listed: Rebuilt Tudor Revival in Cobbs Creek

The developers who remade this house let it tell them how to remake it. And they listened.

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Just Listed: New Federal Townhouse in Grad Hospital

Your friends and neighbors will be amazed at the inside, given what it looks like on the outside.


The Oak Lanes: A Neighborhood Guide

Two neighborhoods, both full of homeowners who take pride in their surroundings.

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Just Listed: Updated Trinity in Hawthorne

The only things that are traditional about this trinity are its facade and the arrangement of its floors.

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New Construction Condo in Francisville

A local developer makes lemonade out of lemons with a new building that channels its predecessor.

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Just Listed in the Poconos: Raised Rancher on Lake Wallenpaupack

This old ranch house is young at heart, but part of it could stand some rejuvenation.

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Just Listed: 1/8 of a New Shore House in Avalon

Buying a second house by the slice: What a concept!

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Just Listed: Mediterranean Trinity in Rittenhouse Square

Not your typical trinity in any sense, inside or out.

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Converted Iron Furnace in Elverson

You’ll have a blast living in this truly unique historic residence.

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In the Poconos: Mountaintop Mansion in Effort

If you want suburban opulence in your Poconos home, this huge house is worth the effort.

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A First Look at the Nearly Finished Arthaus

Even if you don’t plan to buy a condo here, let the Penthouse Premiere give you cool design ideas.

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Just Listed: Refreshed Queen Anne in Bryn Mawr

A solidly built, diginfied house that has created fond memories over the years.