New Yorkers Ready for Suburbia

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

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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 13, Episode 9

Independence Day

Recent college grad Jessica moved back in with her parents. But after saving in suburbia, this twenty-something go-getter is ready to invest her nest egg in a trendy Atlanta condo of her own. Property expert Egypt Sherrod is confident she can find her a great budget starter home but explains it won't be in the heart of midtown. Keeping an open mind, Jessica isn't crazy about a retro condo but loves the price tag. When she later falls for a must-have townhome, a game-changing snag could be a major setback.

Thursday
Oct 16
9am | 8c
Season 15, Episode 6

Sibling Rivalry

With his older brother by his side, urban professional Chris is searching for the perfect Atlanta bachelor pad. And while his list of requirements is long, he's got an open mind and a healthy budget to help make it happen. Enter property expert Egypt Sherrod. She vows to find Chris a roommate-friendly home with all the perks. But since he's open to just about any style of home, her first challenge is narrowing down the options. Egypt eventually comes up with a range of properties. And in the end, Chris' decision surprises everyone, including his brother.

Saturday
Nov 15
3:30pm | 2:30c
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.

Tuesday
Feb 24
7:30am | 6:30c
Season 14, Episode 13

On Her Own

Emma and Jack are getting married in just a few short months. But with her fiance stationed with the navy on the west coast, Emma is both planning their wedding and managing their long-distance house hunt. Property expert Egypt Sherrod promises to find the couple a house they will love before they tie the knot. And the search is on for a sprawling family home in a rural setting outside Atlanta. Emma falls hard for the first house she visits. But when she's finally ready to make an offer, the deal takes an unexpected turn.

Thursday
Mar 26
9am | 8c
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
Mar 26
9:30am | 8:30c
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
Apr 7
10am | 9c
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.

Thursday
Jun 4
11:30am | 10:30c
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.

Tuesday
Jul 21
10am | 9c
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.

Wednesday
Sep 23
9:30am | 8:30c
Season 15, Episode 3

Bells and Whistles

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.

Wednesday
Sep 23
10am | 9c
Season 17, Episode 8

Anything But Ordinary

Not your average homebuyers, Kat and her street performer boyfriend Bash are looking for an historic starter home in Wilmington, North Carolina with loads of character, and enough storage space for his massive collection of unicycles, trampolines, costumes, and props. Property expert Egypt Sherrod starts by leading the eccentric pair to an artsy community where she's sure they'll find the perfect fit, but warns that matching the couple's big wish list with their limited budget may be a challenge. After several weeks, the couple's promising house hunt suddenly hits a wall, and that's when Egypt steps in to have 'the talk'.

Tuesday
Oct 6
9:30am | 8:30c
Season 17, Episode 10

Who Let the Dogs Out?

With their ever-growing litter of rescue cats and dogs, firefighter Brett and police officer Rebecca are feeling the squeeze in their tiny home, and are desperate to find a rural oasis where they can all stretch their legs and roam free. Property expert Egypt Sherrod is determined to find the ideal property for these real-life heroes and their expanding menagerie, but unleashes their Wilmington, North Carolina house hunt with a reality check—the couple's limited budget won't get them as close to the beach as they'd like. For Brett and Rebecca, size really does matter. And when they stumble upon the home of their dreams, they're ultimately faced with a tough decision.

Wednesday
Oct 28
11:30am | 10:30c
Season 13, Episode 8

Second Thoughts

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.

Tuesday
Nov 3
7:30am | 6:30c

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