Sandy Smith - Philadelphia Magazine

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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Contemporary Trinity in Bella Vista

Looking for a great starter house in a great location? Look no further.

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Colonial Farmhouse Mansion in Gladwyne

This 21st-century manor channels the 18th century in several respects, most notably the abundance of wallpaper in several of its rooms.

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In the Poconos: Lakefront Contemporary Tudor in Milford

A house style popular in the first half of the 20th century envelops a striking modern house built late in the second half.

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Just Listed: Gothic Revival Farmhouse Outside Doylestown

A turn-of-the-century classic. Can you guess which century?

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Just Listed: Alley Trinity in Fitler Square

Chic and charming living on a very quiet lane.

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Fully Loaded Craftsman in Fort Washington

Plenty of room for social distancing, plenty of amenities to please a crowd.

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Just Listed: Expanded Cape in Pocono Pines

This Cape on steroids looks like New England on the outside and Aspen with mullioned windows on the inside.

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On the Market: Modern Townhouse in Northern Liberties

A high-quality XXL townhouse full of modern style.

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Repurposed Carriage House in Rittenhouse Square

A modern reinvention of a classic old stable.

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Customized Neotraditional in Newtown Square

This tricked-out house in Toll Brothers’ Liseter community combines jaw-dropping spaces with loads of amenities.

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5 of the Coolest Houses We Showcased in 2020

Plus our favorite backstory of the year.

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Will Philly’s 2020 Real Estate Party Continue Into 2021?

A look at the trends that drove the market this year — and may continue driving it in the next.

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Reconfigured Trinity in Rittenhouse Square

Here’s one of those rare birds: a trinity where you can actually get your bed up the stairs.

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On the Market: Modern Condo in Callowhill

Inside this building’s Craftsman-inspired shell is a totally modern living space.


Just Listed in the Poconos: Main Line Mansion in East Stroudsburg

Miss your fabulous Gladwyne home when you’re on vacation? You can now vacation in one — or move to it instead.