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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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On the Market: Italinate Riverside Mansion in Edgewater Park

“Fine enough for the occupancy of princes” when it was built in 1854 — and once again today.

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Just Listed: Renovated French-Style Farmhouse in Harleysville

A 220-year-old farmhouse forms the heart of a comfortable, nicely outfitted manor.

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New Fund to Boost Small Builders and Affordable Housing

The Philadelphia Accelerator Fund will allow small developers building in underinvested neighborhoods to compete with the big dogs.

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Just Listed: Contemporary Extended Trinity for Rent in Queen Village

Spacious and nicely outfitted, with a fresh take on the trademark trinity staircase.

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Just Listed at the Shore: Bayside Modern in Margate

Love going out on the water? Love sunsets? You’ll love this house.

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Just Listed in the Poconos: Hillside Contemporary in Bushkill

Proof positive that the Poconos offer outstanding value for your second home.

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Just Listed: Live/Work Mixed-Use Loft Building in Northern Liberties

Here’s a maker space that you can call home — or a redevelopment opportunity. Your choice.

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On the Market: Gentleman’s Farm in Elmer

Enjoy true gracious country living with this sprawling house and its 177-acre farm.

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Just Listed: Standalone Trinity in Bella Vista

This thoughtfully redesigned trinity also boasts plenty of decks.

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Just Listed: Expanded Colonial Farmhouse in Malvern

Built in the 1870s but channeling the 1770s, this sturdy farmhouse has been expanded and updated several times since then.

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In the Poconos: Unfinished Victorian in Cresco

Pick things up where the owner left them and make this house truly your own.

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Just Listed at the Shore: Dutch Colonial in Cape May

Beautifully decorated, nicely outfitted and just steps from the beach.

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Just Listed: Young Craftsman in Doylestown

A handsome house type of the early 20th century, redesigned for the way we live today.

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Just Listed: Modern Colonial Townhouse in Society Hill

Colonial in front, modern in back, sensational throughout.

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Just Listed: Trinity with a Unique Angle in Fairmount

You won’t find this trinity’s twist in its staircase.