New Yorkers Ready for Suburbia

On Property Virgins, Egypt works with a couple who are tired of hustle and bustle of NYC and are searching for a suburban home where they can set down roots.

About the Host

Egypt Sherrod

A self-proclaimed do-it-all woman, Egypt is a national TV and radio personality, a motivational speaker and author, a philanthropist and a property expert.
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About the Show

Property Virgins takes viewers inside the intense world of house hunting through the eyes of first-time buyers. The series focuses on the roller-coaster journey of property virgins' first foray into real estate, offering tell-it-like-it-is entertainment and practical take-home advice. Part REALTOR®, part therapist, friend and financial advisor, host Egypt Sherrod helps new buyers see the difference between their hopes of acquiring the out-of-reach dream home and the hard reality of what it takes to find the right property.
Season 15, Episode 1

Positive Energy

Though they're determined to find the perfect property together, Sara and AJ are total opposites when it comes to buying a home. Because while she's a feng shui expert who cares about a home's energy flow, he's more concerned about square footage and a backyard that's big enough for their dog. Property expert Egypt Sherrod vows to find them a home that will dovetail with both of their wish lists. And when the perfect townhouse slips through their fingers, she rallies the couple's spirits by showing them a great property that hasn't yet hit the market.

Thursday
Jan 15
9am | 8c
Season 12, Episode 7

Home Is Where The Heart Is

A recent business school grad, Janie, landed herself a great job and now she's looking for a move-in ready Atlanta home. A single woman on a tight budget, she says she won't settle for anything less than perfect. Property expert Egypt Sherrod promises to find her a comfortable suburban home with a spacious backyard for her dog, but warns she'll need to be flexible to get most of what she wants. Janie's reaction to one house in particular is a first for Egypt, and the road to home ownership comes with a major surprise for Janie.

Thursday
Feb 12
10:30am | 9:30c
Season 12, Episode 8

Room to Grow

Elementary school teacher Lauren has been sharing a one bedroom apartment with her five-year-old and now they're both ready to move on up to a spacious Atlanta home of their own. Property expert Egypt Sherrod is determined to find them a budget-friendly home in a great neighborhood. But since Lauren has to be out of her apartment in just a few short months, the pressure is on. Lauren wants to get the most for her money, but after a dozen house tours her wish list keeps growing.

Wednesday
Aug 26
8am | 7c
Season 12, Episode 12

Home Base

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.

Wednesday
Sep 9
8:30am | 7:30c
Season 16, Episode 6

Reality Check

When their lease expired, Ryan, Kristin, and their three-year-old son moved in with her family. But the couple is desperate to find a home of their own, and hoping their modest budget will afford them the Florida home of their dreams. Property expert Egypt Sherrod is prepared to take on the challenge. But while she promises to find the couple a spacious turnkey home they'll love, warns they'll have to be flexible about the specifics. Ryan is adamant about finding a property in his ideal neighborhood. But quickly learns that a prime location comes with a matching price tag.

Wednesday
Sep 9
9am | 8c
Season 15, Episode 13

Horsing Around

A recent break-in has 20-year-old Kayla feeling vulnerable. So with her mother by her side, the equestrian studies major is looking for a Savannah home of her own where she can feel safe and secure. Property expert Egypt Sherrod steps in and vows to find a pad that's perfect for Kayla and her roommates. From the start, mom is concerned with balancing her daughter's immediate safety issues with making the best financial investment for the future. As for Kayla, she's got to juggle a full-time course load with a seriously steep real estate learning curve.

Wednesday
Oct 28
8:30am | 7:30c
Season 14, Episode 4

Parental Guidance

With her parents guiding her through the process, Anisah is ready to buy a picture-perfect home of her own. Time is tight since her lease is about to expire, but after a yearlong search she still hasn't found a single house that meets her long list of requirements. Property expert Egypt Sherrod is confident she can find Anisah a great home within her price range, and kicks off the house hunt with a pre-sale townhome in her dream neighborhood. It's love at first sight for Anisah, but then Egypt shows her a supersize home with a bargain price tag.

Wednesday
Nov 18
10am | 9c
Season 17, Episode 4

Snap Decision?

Since first meeting on a party bus, soon-to-be-weds Al and Courtney have been having a blast together. But while juggling two busy careers, they're also planning a wedding and hoping to buy their first home before they tie the knot. Property expert Egypt Sherrod steps in to help with the real estate portion of their mammoth to-do list. And promises to find them a move-in ready Charlotte-area home where they can put down roots. Compromising on location is the name of the game. But once the house hunt gets under way, Egypt fears the couple may not be seeing the bigger picture. And Al suddenly feels they're under pressure to make a snap decision on the biggest investment of their lives.

Tuesday
Dec 8
11:30am | 10:30c
Season 17, Episode 12

Creative Differences

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.

Tuesday
Dec 22
11am | 10c
Season 15, Episode 9

Property Proposal

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.

Tuesday
Jan 12
8:30am | 7:30c
Season 18, Episode 5

Queen of the Castle

Atlanta architect Stephanie is looking to buy an upscale townhouse in a swanky urban neighborhood. But while her tastes are high-end, her budget isn't. Property expert Egypt Sherrod steps in to keep the image-conscious buyer in check and help lead her to the starter home of her dreams. But while Egypt is confident she can find Stephanie a modern no-maintenance property with all the bells and whistles, she explains that compromise is the name of the game.

Tuesday
Feb 9
10:30am | 9:30c
Season 16, Episode 9

Wants vs. Needs

Recently engaged teachers Zack and Kristen are looking for a Charlotte, North Carolina home that will make the grade. But they both have very different ideas about the kind of property that will get a pass. Property expert Egypt Sherrod promises to give them a lesson in real estate 101. And given their long wish list, it all starts with separating the couple's wants from their needs. Getting them on the same page proves tricky, because while Zack wants to find a turnkey townhouse, Kristen has her heart set on a detached home of their own. Egypt warns that no house is perfect from the start. And then the adventure takes a major detour when they visit a game-changing property with incredible potential.

Tuesday
Feb 16
9am | 8c
Season 18, Episode 6

Fly the Coop

Molecular biologist Scott moved back in with his parents so he could save enough money for his first home. But after three years, he's still there and is desperate to leave the nest for good. Property expert Egypt Sherrod promises to get his house hunt back on track, and the search is on for a vintage starter home in Marietta—a charming community just north of Atlanta. Scott knows he may have to dial back his expectations, but then surprises Egypt when he tells her he wants to see homes that are in even rougher shape.

Thursday
Nov 16
7:30am | 6:30c

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