New Yorkers Ready for Suburbia

Egypt works with a couple searching for a suburban home outside NYC.

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 12, Episode 9

Out'a Space

With too much stuff and a rambunctious dog, Michael and Morgan have outgrown their one bedroom Atlanta apartment and are looking to buy a move-in ready home close to family and friends. Property expert Egypt Sherrod vows to find them a three bedroom home that's perfect for entertaining, and convinces the couple to head deeper into the suburbs than they had anticipated. Morgan goes with her instincts, while Michael is determined to stay on budget, and when they finally find the one, Egypt warns about the pitfalls of buying a property in foreclosure.

Thursday
Feb 12
8:30am | 7:30c
Season 16, Episode 7

Girl Power

For the past two years, Florida singleton Lisa has been looking for a place to call her own. But while she's determined to find the Tampa home of her dreams, she's not exactly sure what she's looking for. Property expert Egypt Sherrod vows to help. And, suspecting she's got a serial searcher on her hands, kicks off the house hunt by trying to establish Lisa's priorities. But even a pro can have trouble figuring out her client, and the two soon have a heart-to-heart about separating Lisa's wants from her needs.

Tuesday
Feb 24
11:30am | 10:30c
Season 17, Episode 1

Third Round Knock Out

Recently relocated from California and now desperate to move out of their cramped rental digs, feisty couple Tyler and Megan are on the hunt for a spacious Charlotte-area home, and are prepared to duke it out over a mancave for him or a home office for her. Property expert Egypt Sherrod is determined to get them out of the boxing ring and into a knockout home that satisfies both of their needs. But finding a fully loaded property at the lower end of their budget is a tall order. Eventually though, Egypt hatches a creative strategy that yields a mega-dose of Southern charm that seems too good to be true.

Saturday
Apr 11
9:30am | 8:30c
Season 15, Episode 10

This Little Piggy Went to Market

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.

Tuesday
May 19
9am | 8c
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 17, Episode 13

Close to the Coast

Mark and Hannah first met on a beach, and now the couple is searching for the perfect Wilmington, North Carolina property complete with the carefree coastal lifestyle they both love. Property expert Egypt Sherrod is confident she can find them what they're looking for. But waterfront living comes at a price tag that's well beyond their maximum budget. With an expanded search area, Egypt promises to get them a spacious home that's as close to the beach as possible. But when she leads them to the perfect property, a round of high-stakes negotiations puts them in the hot seat.

Wednesday
Sep 9
11:30am | 10:30c
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 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.

Tuesday
Dec 22
8:30am | 7:30c
Season 18, Episode 2

Duty Calls

While her husband Craig is deployed with the military, property virgin Michelle is back home in Savannah where she's under tremendous pressure to find a home before the couple's financing deal falls through. Real estate expert Egypt Sherrod agrees to take on the especially tricky mission. Because aside from the tight deadline, being in the army means Craig could be relocated without notice, so any turnkey property needs to rental-ready from the start. There are few listings in the couple's ideal neighborhood. But when Egypt narrows the field to two great choices at opposite ends of Michelle's budget, the heat is on.

Tuesday
Jan 5
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 11, Episode 4

A Home of Their Own

Greg and Erin have been renting a property in Yonkers but dream of raising their two daughters in a home of their own. They've saved up a down payment and now they're looking to put down permanent roots in a family-friendly community. Property expert Egypt Sherrod promises to track down a comfortable move-in ready property in the suburbs an hour outside Manhattan, but warns the couple they may have to compromise on their substantial wish list. Greg wants a swimming pool and Erin has her heart set on an en suite bathroom just for her, and the challenge is getting them to see beyond the details.

Tuesday
Feb 9
8am | 7c
Season 17, Episode 5

An Unusual Dilemma

With their ample budget and high expectations, first-time homebuyers Michelle and Brian are looking for a sprawling Charlotte-area dream home. And while juggling new careers and planning their upcoming wedding, the couple has so many property options it's making it difficult to find a happy medium. Property expert Egypt Sherrod takes over the house hunt and begins by separating the couple's fantasy wish list from the deal-breakers they truly need. And after scouring the city's upscale suburbs in search of a super-size starter home, the couple confronts a dilemma property virgins rarely face.

Tuesday
Apr 26
10:30am | 9:30c

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