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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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How Senior Living Communities Are Coping With COVID

Apartment communities designed to foster social interaction adapt to social distancing.

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Just Listed: Rehabbed Rowhouse in Girard Estate

A nice departure from the generic modern rehab. And you can use its middle bedroom!

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Just Listed: Loft Condo for Rent in Fishtown

Here’s a rarity: a true loft condo with a totally private sleeping loft.

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City Life

Riders Union to SEPTA: Do More to Ease Crowding and Hellish Commutes

A rider advocacy group says SEPTA’s current Lifeline service doesn’t do enough to help essential travelers.

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Just Listed: Young Eclectic in Gladwyne

This neotraditional house has a traditional soul and a modern heart.

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Just Listed: Refreshed Rowhouse in Rittenhouse

You can sell your bookcases and wardrobes before moving in here because all that stuff and then some are built in.

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Just Listed: Tudor Revival in Drexel Hill

One of the prettiest houses in the prettiest part of Upper Darby can now be yours.

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Just Listed: Midcentury Melange in Chestnut Hill

This midcentury modern/medieval/neotraditional mix was postmodern before anyone knew what postmodernism was.

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Just Listed: High-Floor Condo in The Rittenhouse

Great style, great amenities, and great sunsets in a great building in a great location.

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Georgian Revival Mansion in Gladwyne

A 21st-century palace fit for an 18th-century monarch.

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Just Listed: Renovated Rowhouse in Queen Village

One of the best examples of intelligent, creative design we’ve run across in quite some time.

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Updated Colonial in Bryn Mawr

This turn-of-the-century house’s strong bones support several nice modern improvements.

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Just Listed: Rebuilt Rowhouse in East Point Breeze

What worked for working folks in the early 20th century will work for you today.


Just Listed: Modern Rowhouse in Bella Vista

A minimalist vision in white, enlivened by splashes of color.

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Co-Living Comes to The Civic

It turns out cohabitation works for Common as well as it does for its members.