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.
For more than a century, the city’s fundamental building block has been the rowhome. That may soon change.
Classic and modern at the same time, and located in one of Center City’s nicest gated trinity communities.
The Driftway is the first luxury apartment building with hotel-style service and amenities in the Northwest Philly neighborhood.
Still a traditional Cape May Victorian, but one that got done over in modern Shore style.
It has everything you want in a lakeside second home — including the furniture.
Scenic vistas, nostalgic roadside stops and epic adventures — break out of Philly and see everything the Keystone State has to offer.
You may know this iconic route as the way to New Hope — but with loads of history, natural landmarks, and even a chance to fete your inner child, there’s much more to discover.
This house will top all the others in Avalon when it’s completed — in every way imaginable.
How to spread the wealth: Buy houses. Fix them up. Rent them out. Sell them to the tenants. Rinse and repeat.
A quality makeover whose attention to detail has already drawn an offer — but you could still make it yours.