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.
All About Egypt

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.

Episodes

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Season 14, Episode 11

A Slam Dunk?

Ready to leave their high-rise rental behind, RJ and Marissa are looking for a dog-friendly suburban home of their own. But while their competitive streak works for them on the basketball court, so far it's been hampering their house hunt. Property expert Egypt Sherrod vows to help, but that's easier said than done. Because the more houses they visit, the more RJ and Marissa butt heads and the further they drift apart. Egypt is determined to find them the perfect property, but first she's got to get their relationship back on track.

Friday
Oct 10

4:30pm | 3:30c

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.

Thursday
Dec 4

10:30am | 9:30c

Season 16, Episode 1

For the Birds

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.

Thursday
Mar 12

10:30am | 9:30c

Season 13, Episode 4

Happy Wife, Happy Life

High school sweethearts, and now husband and wife, Leonitia and James are looking to start a family and want to buy their first home as soon as possible. Property expert Egypt Sherrod vows to find them a spacious budget-friendly Atlanta home with plenty of room to grow. But with an expanding list of expectations, she warns the couple not to let the details become a deal breaker.

Tuesday
Apr 7

8:30am | 7:30c

Season 13, Episode 7

My Big Fat Greek House

After traveling the world, Nomikos is finally ready to settle down, and this nomadic bachelor is now looking for an Atlanta home that's close to his tight-knit Greek family. Property expert Egypt Sherrod promises to find him a deluxe bachelor pad, but switches gears when she finds out he's planning on living with a few roommates. The house hunt goes so well that Nomikos ends up torn between two great properties. Faced with a tough choice, Egypt warns him not to buy in a location he doesn't love.

Thursday
Apr 30

7:30am | 6:30c

Season 14, Episode 2

Positive Thinking

After two years of marriage, Ashley and Zach are ready to purchase their first-ever home. Since Zach is in a wheelchair, their property search poses some unique challenges. But the easygoing couple is realistic and knows they may not get every item on their wish list. Property expert Egypt Sherrod vows to find them a home that will accommodate their special needs, and that means no stairs or narrow hallways, and a level driveway is a must. The search puts Egypt's skills to the test. But before long, the couple has two great homes to choose from.

Thursday
Apr 30

9am | 8c

Season 12, Episode 4

Jersey Girl in Georgia

After two years in Atlanta, New Jersey girl Tina is ready to put down roots, and she's hoping to find a spacious move-in ready home where she can entertain in style. Property expert Egypt Sherrod promises to find her a canine-friendly, three-bedroom home. But in order to fit Tina's lifestyle and budget, Egypt convinces her to consider a townhouse rather than a single family home. Tina is impressed by the options. But when she finds a property with everything on her wish list, making a decision proves more difficult than she anticipated.

Monday
Jun 22

8am | 7c

Season 15, Episode 12

A Home With History

First-time homebuyers Paul and Grady are hunting for a historic Savannah property with plenty of Southern charm. And while Paul would prefer a move-in ready home, Grady is ready to take on the challenge of a fixer-upper. Enter property expert Egypt Sherrod. She's determined to find them a house they will both love, and her first task is to gauge just how much renovation these two can handle. Grady has compiled a checklist that meticulously ranks every potential property--but that doesn't necessarily make their decision any easier.

Wednesday
Jul 8

10:30am | 9:30c

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.

Wednesday
Aug 26

10am | 9c

Season 17, Episode 11

Southern Charm

Tired of big city living and ready for a change of pace, former southerners Jess and Evan are moving home, and are now on the hunt for a Wilmington, North Carolina property with lots of space and plenty of character. Property expert Egypt Sherrod steps in with a plan and when she figures out exactly what her clients are looking for, the search is on for a fixer-upper that's oozing with Southern charm. The couple is focused and ready to make a move. But when they finally visit a property that ticks all the boxes, they've got less than an hour to make up their minds, and just one chance to land the home of their dreams.

Wednesday
Sep 23

11:30am | 10:30c

Season 16, Episode 11

Head vs. Heart

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.

Tuesday
Oct 6

8:30am | 7:30c

Season 16, Episode 5

Homecoming

Single mom Allyson has a new lease on life and is looking for a Tampa home where she and her son Roman can put down roots. But house hunting with an exhaustive checklist and an eight-year-old presents a few unique challenges. Enter property expert Egypt Sherrod. She vows to get the duo set up in a spacious home of their own, but warns Roman that it won't necessarily include a huge slide that goes to the end of the earth. At first, Allyson's expectations and budget don't add up. Then the house hunt takes an interesting turn down memory lane. And incredibly, Allyson's fresh new start could mean a return to her roots.

Tuesday
Nov 3

10am | 9c

Season 14, Episode 1

Double Trouble

With their seven-month-old twins in tow, newlyweds Kevin and Melissa have moved to Atlanta for his job. They're living with her parents until they find a property of their own. But while Kevin wants to move to the country, Melissa would prefer to live closer to her support network. Property expert Egypt Sherrod promises to find them a wide-open space where they can raise their family, and is determined to track down a home they both love. The couple definitely knows what they don't want, but nailing down what they do want proves tricky. And when they eventually find themselves in a potential bidding war, Egypt tells them to make it personal.

Tuesday
Jan 5

9:30am | 8:30c

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.

Tuesday
Feb 16

8am | 7c

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.

Tuesday
Feb 16

8:30am | 7:30c

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 16, Episode 4

Game, Set, Match

Jennifer and Ryan agreed to move to Florida from the Midwest. But when it comes to buying their first home, he fancies a quiet turnkey property in the suburbs while she has her eye on a downtown Tampa pad in the middle of all the action. Property expert Egypt Sherrod promises to find them a family-friendly home where they can put down roots. But since they're literally miles apart on location, her first job is to figure out their bottom-line priorities. Then the search is on for a home that reflects Ryan's need for space and Jennifer's desire to be closer to the ocean.

Tuesday
Feb 16

9:30am | 8:30c

Season 13, Episode 12

Kitchen Conundrum

With her modest budget and long wish list, part-time cake maker Tania is hoping to find the perfect Atlanta starter home. She says she knows exactly what she wants and won't stop until she gets it. Property expert Egypt Sherrod promises to find her a great house with a dream kitchen, but warns she'll have to compromise somewhere. As the search continues, Tania proves she's one tough cookie, and Egypt begins to suspect she's holding out for a property that doesn't exist in her price range.

Tuesday
Feb 16

10am | 9c

Season 18, Episode 1

DIY Shy

A straight-talking Savannah couple, Susan and Joseph are desperate to get out of their rental nightmare and into the family starter home of their dreams. Property expert Egypt Sherrod steps in to help, and starts by steering them away from an out-of-range beachfront community towards a suburban neighborhood with top-notch schools. At first, getting the DIY-shy couple to see beyond esthetics proves tricky. And showing them what they say they want provokes a surprising reaction that steers the house hunt in a new direction.

Tuesday
Feb 16

10:30am | 9:30c

Season 18, Episode 4

Homeschooling

Schoolteacher Dominique is itching to buy his first home so he can get out of his parents' house. But while the notoriously indecisive property virgin has big plans for a supersized suburban property, he's got sky-high expectations and won't settle for anything but the best. Determined to put an end to his three-year house hunt, property expert Egypt Sherrod decides to show Dominique the massive mancave of his dreams and move on from there. A course correction leads to a luxury townhouse where Egypt gives her client a lesson in real estate 101. But just when it seems like things are falling into place, Dominique starts throwing a series of game-changing curveballs.

Tuesday
Feb 16

11am | 10c

Season 17, Episode 7

Budget Skirmish

Matt and Jo have moved 10 times in the past nine years, but now with two little boys their nomadic lifestyle is no longer an option. Charm tops the wish list in their search for a family-friendly Charlotte-area home, but while they agree on style the couple is miles apart on budget. It's up to property expert Egypt Sherrod to get them both on the same page. And since 'penny-pincher' Jo wants to spend as little as possible while Matt is prepared to pay more for a turnkey home, the house hunt includes listings at both ends of their budget. Surprisingly, several properties make the grade and the couple is faced with an enviably tricky decision. That is, until Egypt reads the fine print and uncovers a game-changing shocker.

Tuesday
Feb 16

11:30am | 10:30c

Season 14, Episode 10

A Fresh Start

Recently divorced and ready for a fresh new start, Jamie is looking for a hip Atlanta bachelor pad where he can put down roots, cook for his friends, and reclaim his independence. Enter property expert Egypt Sherrod. She promises to track down a central home that matches his wish list and his plans for the future. And while Jamie says he's ready to dive in headfirst, Egypt is determined to cool his gambling spirit and make sure he tours enough properties to make an informed decision.

Tuesday
Feb 23

8am | 7c

Season 14, Episode 7

Player Property

Ready to give up his rental and purchase a home of his own, Jonathan envisions himself living in the perfect uber-cool bachelor pad, a property he describes as, player. Property expert Egypt Sherrod promises to track down an Atlanta-area condo with plenty of attitude and amenities. And after visiting a few great options, she shows him a property so perfect something must be wrong.

Tuesday
Feb 23

8:30am | 7:30c

Season 15, Episode 7

Pregnant Pause

Opposites Lauren and Joel are hoping to find a family-friendly Atlanta home where they can put down roots. But with their first baby arriving in just a few months, time is running out. Property expert Egypt Sherrod is confident she can find the couple a sprawling suburban home with a rec room that's big enough for Joel's football bashes. She kicks off the house hunt with several promising homes in a neighborhood that's close to family. But then an unexpected development threatens to derail the couple's plans.

Tuesday
Feb 23

9am | 8c

Season 17, Episode 2

Overcoming Obstacles

Uniquely supportive and very much in love, John and Randall are planning their upcoming wedding while also searching for a Charlotte-area home that will suit her special needs and their beloved service dog, Conway. Enter property expert Egypt Sherrod. She's got a plan to maximize the couple's tight budget and find them a spacious one-story home where they can live in style. But once the house hunt gets under way, Egypt warns the open floor plan they're focused on may literally be out of step with their goals.

Tuesday
Feb 23

9:30am | 8:30c

Season 14, Episode 12

T Minus 45 Days and Counting

With their toddler in tow, Lindsay and Derrick recently moved to Atlanta from New York City. And with another baby due in just 45 days, they're hoping to find, close on, and move into a family home before Lindsay delivers. Property expert Egypt Sherrod is up for the challenge, but admits the tight timeline will put her to the test. With their flexible budget, Lindsay and Derrick are eager to see how much house they can afford. But the search for the perfect family home includes plenty of surprises for both them and for Egypt.

Tuesday
Feb 23

10am | 9c

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