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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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At the Shore: Oceanfront Contemporary in Longport

Short on decks, long on Moderne style.

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Apartment Profile: The Chestnut

At last, a University City apartment building for the grownups.

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Just Listed: Renovated Designer Rowhouse in Fishtown

This house is fresh, local and contemporary, much like the food and gathering places designed by its owner’s firm.

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At the Shore: Vintage Cottage in Stone Harbor

This little classic comes with one very attractive amenity not found often in Stone Harbor.

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Contemporary/Georgian Manor in Newtown

This huge yet compact mansion has a Georgian Revival heart but wears a contemporary mask.

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Modern Federal Townhouse in Queen Village

Totally modern on the inside, yet modern with a classical accent that fits its outside.

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3 Ways the Coronavirus Crisis Is Expected to Shape Housing Prices in and Around Philly

Here’s what to expect from the housing market in the city and suburbs amid a rocky economy.

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Designer Rancher in Downingtown

The inside of this ranch house looks like it came out of the pages of a magazine. It did: our July 2016 issue.

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Just Listed at the Other Jersey Shore: Storybook Victorian in Penns Grove

Your inner Disney princess will absolutely adore this house. So will your inner beach bum, even though it has no beach.

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Renovated Colonial Revival in Queen Village

Totally modern yet totally faithful to its 18th-century spirit.

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Historic Shingle Style House in Wayne

Horace Trumbauer’s simple-yet-opulent style evolved from his early houses, like this one.

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Local Interior Designer Opens Fabric Row Boutique

You can now take Henck Design for a “test sit” at the firm’s new showroom on Fourth Street.

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Just Listed: Top-Floor Academy House Starter Condo

Simple, spectacularly situated, and affordable, with really nice amenities.

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Just Listed: Modern Traditional Townhouse in Spring Garden

Built for the way we live today, styled for the way we lived Back When.

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Just Listed: Loft Condo in Old City

History, style, convenient location and loads of sunshine.