Jasmine and Jose both grew up in crowded, low-income apartments in New York City. But their hard word has paid off and now they're ready to purchase a multi-unit home they can share with her parents. Property expert Egypt Sherrod promises to set them up with a budget-friendly duplex in a community they will love but also warns there will be tough choices along the way. After a few house tours, these life-long renters are shocked at how far their money won't go. Egypt then shows them a higher-priced option in their dream neighborhood that could be a real moneymaker. But it's up to Jose and Jasmine to decide on the risks their willing to take.
Newlywed zookeepers Kristen and Scott are looking for a nest of their own where they can settle down and raise a family. And since they're currently living with her mother, time is of the essence. Enter property expert Egypt Sherrod. She's determined to help find them a budget-friendly Tampa home that will work for their future plans and their menagerie of exotic birds. Initially, the couple is daunted by a potential reno project, and Egypt explains that some sweat equity could really pay off in the long run. Later, when Kristen has had enough of house hunting, the couple makes a surprising on-the-spot decision.
Ryan and Rachel are in the property search of a lifetime. They've already found and lost a house they love, and now the newlyweds are determined to find a forever home where they can put down roots and raise a family. Property expert Egypt Sherrod is up for the challenge and vows to find them a sprawling suburban home just outside Atlanta. Before long the couple must choose between two great properties, and to avoid any surprises, Egypt makes sure they look at all the details. But in the end, Ryan and Rachel have a surprise announcement of their own.
Ready to settle down in a property they can put their stamp on, Brooke and Elique are looking for a modest Savannah home with a backyard that's perfect for their pet pig. Property expert Egypt Sherrod steps in and vows to find them a unique fixer-upper in a great community. She kicks off the house hunt with a range of homes within the couple's budget. But then they throw her a curve ball by dropping their target price by $50,000.
Twenty-something bargain-hunter Jessica wants to find a steal of a starter home in a beach community outside Savannah where she can enjoy the single life without the threat of being house poor. Property expert Egypt Sherrod steps in to help, and the house hunt starts with a wakeup call. Not only is Jessica's dream neighborhood way out of reach--her self-imposed lowball budget is at odds with her high expectations. Jessica's learning curve proves steep, and it's up to Egypt to make sure she doesn't make a bad long-term investment all for the sake of saving money in the short term.
Ready to sign on the dotted line, Meg and Josh are hoping to find a home of their own. But while she cares about the neighborhood, his main focus is the square footage. Property expert Egypt Sherrod is determined to find them a compromise, and the search is on for a three-bedroom Atlanta home that's big enough for him, in a community she will love. But getting them on the same page is only the first challenge. Because while the house hunt leads to a number of great contenders, Meg and Josh seem to get more confused as they move forward.
C.J. and Maggie are planning a big wedding and want to buy a home of their own before they get hitched. But while he's got a conservative approach to house hunting, she falls for every property even if it doesn't fit their wish list. Property expert Egypt Sherrod is determined to find them a starter home they will both love, and the search is on for an Atlanta-area home with lots of character. They tour a perfect property that's not yet on the market. C.J. balks at the price tag, but Egypt warns they'll have to move fast or miss a great opportunity.
Now that he's about to be discharged from the army, Joe and Hanmi are ready to trade in their one bedroom Savannah apartment for a spacious, dog-friendly home in midtown Atlanta. Property expert EgyptSherrod vows to stretch their tight budget as far as possible, but her first challenge is getting them on the same page. Hanmi loves condo-style living, but Joe has his heart set on a home with a big backyard. Since they'll both be going to school, the couple needs a low-maintenance property. But when the price is right, even an extreme fixer-upper looks enticing.
Nurse Nicki recently landed herself a great career job in Wilmington, North Carolina and now she's looking for a historic downtown cottage that's as unique as she is. The house hunt gets under way with a reality check when property expert Egypt Sherrod explains that Nicki's budget won't get her into the location of her dreams. But Nicki is determined to try. Egypt scours every available listing to find her the perfect property. And when her client finally falls for a landmark home that's almost too good to be true, her hesitation could cost her the deal of a lifetime.
Tired of frat-house living and planning the next chapter of his life, 30-year-old bachelor Stafford is on the hunt for a Charlotte-area home where he and his beloved dog Nugget can put down roots and eventually welcome his future family. Property expert Egypt Sherrod is determined to find him the starter home of his dreams. But when Stafford realizes he's not at all interested in home renovations or maintenance, the search for an older property quickly shifts gears. Egypt eventually tracks down a turnkey townhome that gets the stamp of approval from both Stafford and his mom. But then the negotiations hit a serious snag when the seller decides to play hardball.
Ready to move out of her parents' home, 25-year-old Tashieka is looking for a party pad of her own. But while she's desperate to leave bathroom sharing with her brother behind, she's got sky-high expectations and won't settle for anything less. Property expert Egypt Sherrod is confident she can help, and gets the house hunt started with a shocker. Tashieka will need to tailor her wish list to fit her modest budget. But that's easier said than done.
Josh and Nicole are hunting for a starter home in Savannah's downtown core. But while she's thinking about amenities and other practical issues, he's all about location and isn't willing to budge. Property expert Egypt Sherrod promises to find them a house they will both love, and starts by showing them just how far their limited budget will go on Savannah's most exclusive street. In order to get a larger space, Josh reluctantly agrees to widen the search area. Nicole falls head over heels for a move-in ready condo. And then a series of surprises changes everything.
After four years of marriage, Lawrence and Nadia are mapping out their future, and are looking for a sprawling home north of Charlotte where they can put down roots and start a family. Enter property expert Egypt Sherrod. She vows to get the couple settled in the home of their dreams. But finding the perfect property proves to be a bigger challenge than anticipated. That's when a new approach leads to a custom solution that just might dovetail perfectly with the couple's expectations.
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