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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On the Market: Colonial Revival Farmhouse Near Media

There’s nearly 340 years of history behind this 41-year-old house.

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At the Shore: Expanded Cape in Longport

Your chance to remake Shore memories past, or make new ones.

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Brand-New Rehabbed Rowhouse in Brewerytown

They got the main floor backwards when they rebuilt it. Aren’t you glad they did?

Elizabethan England served as the inspiration for the grand mansion Edgar Seeler designed in 1903 at 260 Chamounix Rd., Wayne, Pa. 19087 | Bright MLS images via BHHS Fox & Roach Realtors

Just Listed: Tudor Revival Mansion in St. Davids

Queen Elizabeth I herself never had it this good.

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On the Market: New Construction Condo in Fishtown (Almost)

This unit overlooks the El from the other side of Front Street. The trains won’t keep you up at night.

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Just Listed: Custom Norman in Haverford

You’ll find a lot to love in this Haverford Reserve house, especially if you love wine.

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Just Listed: Ultra-Modern Condo in Bella Vista

Precision-engineered for your comfort and delight.

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Just Listed at the Shore: Arts and Crafts Bungalow in Strathmere

This house like no other is a true Strathmere legend.

This contemporary-yet-traditional townhouse has just a hint of Mediterranean charm about it. It's at 1925-27 Naudain St., Philadelphia, Pa. 19146 | Photos: Shawn May via Alon Seltzer, Compass, except where noted

Just Listed: Double-Wide Townhouse in Rittenhouse

Suburban space and privacy on an extra-large city lot.

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Just (Re)Listed: Midcentury Colonial in Lower Gwynedd

Modern on the outside, traditional on the inside.

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City Life

You Can Be Supportive of the Rioters and Angry With the Looters at the Same Time

Some of us can direct our righteous anger in two different directions at once. More of us need to develop that capability.

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Just Listed at the Shore: Renovated Beach Block House in Cape May

104 years young, this Johnny-come-lately among Cape May’s historic houses just got a 21st-century reset.

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Just Listed: Old-School Renovated Rowhouse in South Philly

This house spoke to its current owners, and they listened.

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Just Listed: Center-Hall Contemporary in Downingtown

A traditional heart beats under that modern exterior.

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Just Listed: New Modern Townhouse in Bella Vista

Plays nice with its neighbors, plays even nicer with you.