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: Rehabbed Rowhouse in Cedar Park

This thoughtful reconstruction of a classic West Philly rowhouse has turned it into a real looker.

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Just Listed: Upgraded Alley Trinity in Queen Village

Rittenhouse Square style at an East Passyunk price in the heart of Queen Village.

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Just Listed: Historic Farmstead in Newtown Square

Much has changed in 311 years, but this house has kept its 18th-century soul.

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On the Market: Factory Loft Condo in Fishtown

Looks like a studio, functions like a one-bedroom.

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Just Listed: Gated Alley Trinity in Washington Square West

This trinity is too charming for words, but we’re supposed to write some anyway.

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Tudor/Colonial Pleasure Palace in Ivyland

You’ll be doing much more than keeping up appearances in this lavishly outfitted house.

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Just Listed in the Poconos: Tudoresque Estate in Hawley

Civilized living in the middle of the woods, or at least a woodsy subdivision.

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On the Market: Industrial Loft Condo in Fishtown

Simply spacious, simply convenient.

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Just Listed: Updated Restored Victorian in Phoenixville

All the late-19th-century charm combined with all the early-21st-century comforts.

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Just Listed: Renovated Trinity in Washington Square West

Suburban tranquility and city excitement combine in this handsome, compact package.

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Just Listed: Restored Federal Townhouse in Society Hill

This elegant residence looks as fresh as it did when it was built in 1797.

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Just Listed in the Poconos: Contemporary House in Saylorsburg

At least it’s contemporary on the outside. Inside is another story.

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U-City Apartment Building Takes Modular Construction to the Next LVL

This amenity-filled, solidly assembled apartment building stacks up well against its peers.

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Just Listed: Remodeled Trinity in Rittenhouse Square

This century-old trinity has been made young again thanks to a stylish renovation.

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Just Listed: Tudor Revival House in Manayunk

This house is not on the city historic register — yet. It really should be.