<iframe src="//www.googletagmanager.com/ns.html?id=GTM-PLKVN8" height="0" width="0" style="display:none;visibility:hidden">

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.

house for sale ventnor beach block

At the Shore: Early-1900s Beach Block House in Ventnor

Big, bold, beautiful, totally modern and totally traditional, all at the same time.

house for sale lake wallenpaupack traditional contemporary exterior front

In the Poconos: Custom Traditional Contemporary on Lake Wallenpaupack

Modern on the outside, Main Line lite on the inside, with a terraced pathway that lures you to the lake.

house for sale point breeze expanded row exterior front

Expanded Rowhouse in Point Breeze

A local realtor’s first foray into development built a big new house around a modest old one.

house for sale chestnut hill informal colonial exterior front

Just Listed: Off-Center-Hall Colonial in Chestnut Hill

An early-20th-century architect’s first work jazzes up a traditional house style.

house for sale logan square extended trinity exterior front

Fixer-Upper Extended Trinity in Logan Square

A historically certified house that puts all of Center City at your doorstep.

house for sale fort washington expanded colonial exterior front

Just Listed: Expanded Colonial in Fort Washington

A simple, modest colonial has become a simply stunning modern-yet-traditional house.

lots for sale albrightsville resort commiunity view from fire pit

Just Listed: Your Future Second Home Outside Albrightsville

You will have plenty of room to stretch out and first-class amenities at this one-of-a-kind resort community.

house for sale grad hospital modern traditional row house exterior front

Just Listed: Modern Traditional Row House in Grad Hospital

Behind a classic South Philadelphia facade lies a thoroughly modern and luxurious row house.

house for sale haverford norman-style exterior front

Just Listed: Norman-Inspired “Carriage House” in Haverford

Like every other Haverford Reserve house on the outside, but like no other on the inside.

house for sale queen village updated expanded trinity exterior front

Just Listed: Modern Victorian Expanded Trinity in Queen Village

Older than 1920 on the outside, almost a century newer than it on the inside.

house for sale south kensington renewed rowhouse exterior front

Just Listed: Renewed Rowhouse in South Kensington

The stylish first fruits of an architect’s labor can now be yours.

house for sale villanova jazz age colonial exterior front

Just Listed: Jazz Age Colonial in Villanova

A professional-quality DIY makeover made this house more like itself and very modern at the same time.

house for sale renovated bella vista alley trinity living room

Just Listed: Renovated Alley Trinity in Bella Vista

It’s not for everyone, but this handsome little house just might be for you.

house for sale fairmount avenue townhouse exterior front

Just Listed: Townhouse with Large Backyard in Fairmount

Funky, charming, authentically Victorian and modern, all at the same time.

Things to Do

Your Guide to Spending a Great Day in Germantown and Mount Airy

If you’ve got a day to spend in these historic Northwest Philly neighborhoods, here’s an itinerary to get you started.