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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Just Listed in the Poconos: Tri-Level Contemporary in Bushkill

When is an A-frame not an A-frame? When it looks like this.

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Top Designer Floss Barber Has a Living Room for You

And you can bid on it at this year’s InLiquid Benefit fund-raising auction.

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Expanded Colonial Farmhouse in Malvern

“Le Petit Bois” is a symphony in three movements that span three centuries and two distinctive styles.

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Just Listed: Updated Expanded Trinity in Queen Village

This big little house has lots of room for entertaining.

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How Concrete Cowboy Fit a 3,000-Pound Horse into a Rowhouse

The story of how one of the most memorable scenes in the Philly-based film got made.

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Just Listed in the Poconos: Renovated Contemporary in Marshalls Creek

Nearly perfectly symmetrical, this nearly perfectly sited house is in nearly perfect harmony with its wooded surroundings.

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Delancey Street Townhouse in Rittenhouse Square

Timeless elegance and modern convenience, all under one roof.

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Just Listed: Renovated Expanded Trinity in Fishtown

This house has a secret. Can you figure out what it is by looking at it?

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New Construction Townhouse in Logan Square

This brand-new, fully loaded townhouse channels the time when its architectural style was itself brand new.

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Just Listed in the Poconos: Contemporary Chalet in Pocono Lake

This house in a gated community loaded with amenities has a couple of special amenities of its own.

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Just Listed: Rustic Contemporary Rancher in New Hope

Totally modern, totally old-school, totally comfortable — and totally furnished.


Split-Level Condo in Francisville

Talk about a smart condo: Unique layout, flexible space, high-tech controls and wiring, convenient location.

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Adaptable Trinity in Northern Liberties

This updated trinity makes a perfect first home.

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You Can Dine Out at the Supermarket at the New Giant

Giant’s new Riverwalk store features a “gathering place” designed to make you linger.

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In the Poconos: Cedar Contemporary in Hemlock Farms

A unique layout and cedar siding makes this stand out from all those other Poconos contemporary houses.