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 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.

Oct 10
2pm | 1c
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.

Jun 22
11:30am | 10:30c
Season 17, Episode 9

F.R.O.G. Hunting

When New Yorkers Anneliese and Peter landed in Wilmington, North Carolina, they realized they're both Southerners at heart. And now the soon-to-be-weds are looking to put down roots in a suburban Wilmington dream home that's close to the beach. With their precise wish list and decisive nature, property expert Egypt Sherrod has the couple figured out from the start, and the search is on for a dog-friendly home with a F.R.O.G. Once they've toured a few homes that almost fit the bill, Egypt is more determined than ever to hit a real estate home run.

Jul 8
11am | 10c
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.

Oct 28
8:30am | 7:30c
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.

Nov 13
8:30am | 7:30c
Season 13, Episode 6

Creative Differences

Tired of their temporary love nest, Atlanta newlyweds Jenni and Mike are ready to find a dream home of their own. But while he's all about the numbers, she's a free-spirited artist who says budgets were made to be broken. Property expert Egypt Sherrod is convinced she can find them a spacious suburban home that's big enough for two dogs, two offices, and a growing family. That is, as long as they're willing to downsize their expectations a little.

Nov 18
8am | 7c
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.

Nov 18
10am | 9c
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.

Dec 8
10:30am | 9:30c
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.

Dec 22
11am | 10c
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.

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.

Feb 16
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.

Feb 23
9:30am | 8:30c
Season 15, Episode 2

Never Too Old

73-year-old property virgin Jet has waited a long time to buy her first home. But she's finally ready to put down roots and is looking for a budget-friendly two-unit property she can share with her daughter, Fanny. Property expert Egypt Sherrod is confident she can get the duo settled, but explains they'll have to compromise in order to make it happen. With her property management experience, Fanny is confident about tackling a fixer-upper. But that's not true of her mother. Jet is holding out for a move-in ready home, and as the house hunt continues, she's reveals a few more surprises along the way.

Jun 7
8:30am | 7:30c

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