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.

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: Warehouse Loft Condo in Fishtown

This open, light-filled condo has what it takes to showcase your prized possessions — even the big, heavy ones.

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Just Listed: Midcentury Modern House in Wayne

Designed by a noted Philadelphia School firm, this house is totally modern, yet sensitive to both its setting and the past.

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Just Listed: Modernized Trinity in Bella Vista

More than a century old, this trinity has a midcentury-modern vibe and a location on one of the city’s most colorful blocks.

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Just Listed in the Poconos: Classic A-Frame in Lake Naomi

If this section had a “Throwback Thursday” feature, this restored vintage 1968 A-frame would have led it.

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At the Shore: Moderne Oceanfront Manor in Loveladies

A modern masterpiece designed and built by Long Beach Islanders in a distinctively modern Shore community.

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New Construction Farmhouse in New Hope

The ghost of this house’s ancestor lives in its exterior form, but everything else about it is totally au courant.

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Just Listed: Condo Off Head House Square in Society Hill

Wake up to the sunrise over the Delaware and end your day watching the sunset over the garden.

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On the Market: Courtyard Trinity in Queen Village

Comfortable, convenient, stylish and extra charming thanks to the mosaic that graces its gated lane.

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Big House on Small(ish) Lot Outside Pottstown

A country estate for those who can’t afford the genuine article.

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Philly Houses Are Selling Faster — and for More Money — Than Ever. How Long Can That Last?

Right now, the competition for properties is fierce. But the bubble has to pop eventually — right?

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Just Listed at the Shore: Double Feature in Ocean City

Two houses, two adjoining lots, two different eras of Shore house design, one attractive package right on the water.

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Norman Manor in East Falls

Modern comfort and plenty of space in a medieval package.

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On the Market: Italianate Villa in Merion Station

It’s seen two weddings and a convent of nuns over its nearly 100-year history.

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Trinity-Style Condo in Washington Square West

A two-story trinity? Yes — the third floor’s in the basement.

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Just Listed at the Shore: Updated Traditional House in Margate

A true Shore classic inside and out, but totally up-to-date on the inside.