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: Double Trinity in Fitler Square

This back-t0-back double threat has two open floors, nearly 1,500 square feet of space, and loads of charm and style.

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Renewed Victorian in Roxborough

A Roxborough native rescues a longtime local eyesore.

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Just Listed at the Shore: Lagoonside Shingle Style House in Margate

A style mixup that spans three centuries, filled with totally modern goodies — and lots of mahogany.

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In the Endless Mountains: Mountaintop Hunting Lodge in Brackney

Here’s a house where you can really get away from it all.

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Historic Farmhouse in East Earl

“Wallacia” is the house where Blue Ball, and Abraham Lincoln’s doctor, was born.

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80-Acre Equestrian Farm in Kennett Square

Lavishly outfitted with all the modern amenities, yet imported from the 18th century.

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Just Listed: Extended Trinity in Bella Vista

This trinity is loaded with extras — extra space, extra flexibility, and an extra-convenient location.

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Just Listed in the Poconos: Log House on Lake Wallenpaupack

You won’t have to travel to Yellowstone to enjoy the grandeur of our national park lodges if you buy this house.

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Just Listed at the Shore: Neotraditional Townhouse in Ventnor

Here’s a Shore house that won’t break the bank. Of course, it’s in the ’burbs (so to speak).

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Just Listed: Loft Condo in Historic Bella Vista Schoolhouse

Spacious and stylish, with a dash of extra personality that splits its bedroom in two.

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Just Listed: Historic Colonial Manor in Chester Springs

Built in the 18th century but outfitted for living large in the 21st.

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Modified Trinity in Washington Square West

Two bathrooms, two bedrooms. Maybe.

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In the Poconos: Golf Club Colonial in East Stroudsburg

Here you can live like a Main Liner while enjoying outdoor life Poconos-style.

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Just Listed at the Shore: Renovated Colonial in Margate

A “Pinterest-perfect” renovation has made this classic house better than new.

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Take A Look Inside These Finished Arthaus Condos

Then check out the amenities.