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: Contemporary Condo in New Hope

Nicely outfitted, well maintained, conveniently located, attractively priced. That’s four for four.

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Say Bye-Bye to the Boner 4Ever Building

A plan to restore North Broad’s most notorious empty shell could show the city what “social impact development” can really do.

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Expanded 17th-Century Log Cabin in Wayne

Historic houses hereabouts don’t get much more historic than this one.

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Just Listed: Loft Condo in The Phoenix

Industrial? You’ve got to be kidding. Chic? In spades.

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Just Listed: Renovated Victorian in Doylestown

Art and craft combine to join past and present together beautifully.

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Just Listed: Modern Bi-Level Condo in Francisville

Five years young, loaded with style, and topped with a great roof deck.

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Midcentury Modern Split-Level in Mt. Airy

It may look like a typical 1950s split-level on the outside, but there’s nothing typical about it at all.

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Just Listed: 21st-Century Barn-Style Farmhouse in Chester Springs

This barn didn’t need to be converted into a house - it was built as one from the start.

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New Construction Townhouse in Rittenhouse

Meet the best facadectomy of 2019.

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A First Look at the New Canopy Hotel

Hilton’s upscale boutique chain brings its strictly-local attitude to the East Market development.

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Just Listed: Historic House Pair in Rose Valley

Two storybook houses in a community that seems to have come out of a fairy tale - only this one’s real.

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Just Listed: Refreshed Colonial in Crestmont Farms

A private hideaway, hiding in plain sight in the Far Northeast.

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Industrial Loft Condo for Rent in Rittenhouse Square

Yes, Virginia, there is such a thing as a Rittenhouse Square loft apartment.

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Just Listed: Tall Tudor in Media

A slew of upgrades has lifted the spirits of this Depression-era house.

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A Chance to Score Great Art...

...and the furniture to complement it too, at this year’s InLiquid Benefit and Art Auction.