Sandy Smith

Home and Real Estate Editor


5 Places to Find Design Inspiration This Holiday Season

The DesignPhiladelphia Design Crawls put ideas in our heads.


A Sunny Retreat in Fishtown for $850K

Bask in the warmth of this courtyard home.

Uncle Bobbie's Books & Cafe

A Labor of Love in Germantown

Marc Lamont Hill pays tribute to his Uncle Bobbie with his new bookstore/café.


Upgraded in Mt. Airy for $300K

This top-to-bottom rebuild has the quality, style and technology of homes that list for twice as much.


A Nasty Surprise Awaits Sellers In Trump Tax Plan

Thinking of selling your home in less than five years? Think again.


Remake Ready in Wash West for $335K

A lovely old trinity awaits its next life.


Artfully Crafted in Radnor for $1.75M

Traditional style and modern comfort, beautifully blended together.


Turkey Day Solved in Haverford for $1.95M

Three dining rooms and an eat-in kitchen will help you keep the peace.


A Grande Dame in Schwenksville for $270K

This totally modern Victorian has room for all your brood.

1001 City Ave dining room and kitchen

Park Yourself in Wynnewood for $165K

This sunny condo features great views, nice amenities and up-to-date style.


Cool in Queen Village for $270K

Comfort on the inside, plenty of room on the outside.

Annotated aerial photo of Rowan Boulevard

Rowan University Builds Itself a New Town

It’s a joint venture with Glassboro and Nexus Properties.

160 cricket ave main floor

A Real Show Home in Ardmore for $731K

This brand-new home will reflect well on your sense of style.


The Case for Raising the Roof on Philly Rowhouses

City dwellers are building up rather than moving out.


At the UniverSoul Circus, the Audience Is Part of the Show

The most fun you’ll ever have in one ring.