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 15, Episode 4

Win, Win

After three hectic years that included marriage vows, multiple moves, and a baby, newlyweds Chelsea and Daniel are ready to put down roots and catch their breath. But while she dreams of a big property in the suburbs, he's more concerned about the location and his daily commute. Property expert Egypt Sherrod is confident she can find them a gracious home they'll both love and before long, they're faced with a dilemma: The perfect house further from town, or a smaller house in their dream neighborhood.

Friday
Oct 10
4pm | 3c
Season 13, Episode 10

Learning Curve

After a whirlwind romance, Noah and Jessica are ready to take their relationship to the next level, and are now looking for a suburban Atlanta home where they can put down roots and start a family. Property expert Egypt Sherrod steps in to make it happen. Since the couple admits they're clueless when it comes to real estate, she starts by setting priorities and honing in on a neighborhood. Faced with a huge learning curve, the couple soon realizes they must look beyond the facade to see a home's full potential.

Thursday
Oct 16
9:30am | 8:30c
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
Oct 16
10:30am | 9:30c
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.

Thursday
Jan 15
9:30am | 8:30c
Season 14, Episode 9

Split Decision

Soon-to-be-weds Tina and Jessica keep on shopping for their perfect Atlanta dream home, and after visiting more than 80 houses, the couple is still determined to find everything on their wish list. Property expert Egypt Sherrod is confident she can find them a home with a garage and plenty of room for their two big dogs, but says they will have to compromise in order to make it happen. Narrowing down the options, they eventually fall for a terrific property that hasn't yet been listed. But their hesitation and low-ball approach could cost them the deal.

Thursday
Mar 26
7:30am | 6:30c
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.

Thursday
Mar 26
10am | 9c
Season 11, Episode 6

American Dream

Jasmine and Jose both grew up in crowded, low-income apartments in New York City. But their hard word has paid off and now they're ready to purchase a multi-unit home they can share with her parents. Property expert Egypt Sherrod promises to set them up with a budget-friendly duplex in a community they will love but also warns there will be tough choices along the way. After a few house tours, these life-long renters are shocked at how far their money won't go. Egypt then shows them a higher-priced option in their dream neighborhood that could be a real moneymaker. But it's up to Jose and Jasmine to decide on the risks their willing to take.

Wednesday
Jul 8
8am | 7c
Season 15, Episode 8

Just the Beginning

Ready to take their one-year relationship to the next level, Chris and Shannon are looking for a charming starter home in a swanky Savannah neighborhood. Property expert Egypt Sherrod is confident she can make it happen, but urges the couple to widen their search in order to get more home for their limited budget. The house hunt offers up plenty of surprises and before long, Egypt has uncovered a diamond in the rough that's almost too good to be true.

Wednesday
Jul 29
9:30am | 8:30c
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.

Wednesday
Aug 12
10am | 9c
Season 11, Episode 11

Beauty In The Bronx

Jose and Prisca have worked hard to be able to afford a home of their own. Now ready for their share of the American dream, the couple is hoping to invest their nest egg and fulfill a long-standing family goal. Property expert Egypt Sherrod promises to help them find a piece of the Bronx they can call their own. The search is on for a family-friendly property they'll both love. But once they've toured a few properties, striking a compromise proves more difficult than they'd anticipated.

Wednesday
Sep 23
7:30am | 6:30c
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.

Friday
Nov 13
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
Jan 26
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.

Tuesday
Feb 23
11am | 10c

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