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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.

Mass custom or class custom? We don't have to spell out which version of the custom house this specimen at 1405 Le Boutillier Rd., Malvern, PA 19355 is, do we? / Photos by Alcove Media via 191 & Co.

New Construction Modern Traditional in Malvern

Built by craftsmen who honor the past while keeping things firmly in the present.

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Just Listed in the Poconos: Rustic-Accented Contemporary in Pocono Lake

Plenty of room for entertaining and family fun in a great lake community.


Just Listed: Renovated Expanded Trinity in Wash West

A historically sensitive rehab has made this trinity exceptionally elegant and functional.


Living in New Hope: A Neighborhood Guide

This town on the way to New York has become a destination of its own thanks to its artsy reputation and welcoming attitude.

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At The Carson, They Put All the Best Things on Top

Why save the fabulous views for a lucky few? Here, everyone can party on the roof.

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Expanded Courtyard Trinity in Queen Village

This roomy trinity comes with a courtyard garden and a private patio.

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Just Listed: New Construction Townhouse in Dickinson Narrows

High modern style and high-class amenities at a modest price.

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Just Listed in the Poconos: New Construction Modern House in Greentown

This cutting-edge design stands ready to become the second home of your dreams. And you can shape this dream house.

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Just Listed: Victorian Double Rowhouse in Queen Village

Two back-to-back rowhouses combine to form a Gilded Age gem.

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Contemporary Trinity in Northern Liberties

Refreshed and renewed with a really nice amenity — a private gated park.

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On the Market: Hilltop Contemporary in Solebury

Style, comfort, and tranquility all meet in this secluded house atop Solebury Mountain.

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Just Listed in the Poconos: Modern Log House in Lake Ariel

This rustic package contains an up-to-date house inside it.


Living in Doylestown: A Neighborhood Guide

A crossroads since the 1700s, the Bucks County seat still draws travelers from all over.

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On the Auction Block: Historic Waterside Mansion in Beverly

Your chance to live in the past will be going, going, gone on December 12th.

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On the Market: Federal-Style Townhouse in Rittenhouse Square

19th-century elegance meets 21st-century creature comforts.