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.


A World of Unique Furniture at DesignPhiladelphia 2019

New for the festival’s 15th edition: Dinners and a (furniture) show.

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Just Listed: Renovated Rowhouse in Fishtown

A traditional two-story rowhouse got a traditional makeover with a touch of the modern thrown in.

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Just Listed: Freshly Renovated Contemporary in Haverford

Refreshed, renewed and ready for you to move right in.

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Just Listed: Historic Sharples House in West Chester

A true historic landmark for living, refreshed and ready for you.

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Just Listed: Combo Condo on Rittenhouse Square

Living proof that two units are better than one.

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Just Listed: Norman-Inspired Villa in Villanova

Another housing bargain for multi-millionaires.

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Fashion District Philadelphia: A Review

A near-total makeover attempts to fix everything that ailed the old Gallery.

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Bi-Level Condo in Society Hill

A chance to live in a historic row of houses without blowing your budget.

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Just Listed: Rebuilt Corner Rowhouse in Fairmount

An ultra-modern townhouse wrapped in a traditional Philly rowhouse package.


You Can Save Up to 60% on This $35M Gladwyne Mansion

A housing bargain for multimillionaires.

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Just Listed: Modern Rehabbed Rowhouse in Fishtown

Your standard modern Philly rowhouse rehab, kicked up several notches by a fashion-savvy builder.

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Just Listed: English Country Estate in Villanova

New Money shouts, Old Money whispers. Guess which box this house belongs in.

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Just Listed: Bauhaus Townhouse in Fishtown

Walter Gropius couldn’t have done any better if he had designed this house himself.

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Just Listed: Modernist Masterpiece in Barren Hill

The natural and the man-made blend harmoniously in this house in a park.

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Living in Narberth: A Neighborhood Guide

If Ardmore is the Main Line’s soul, this friendly community is its heart.