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.
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.
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.

Thursday
Dec 4
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
Apr 7
10:30am | 9:30c
Season 14, Episode 6

Altered Expectations

Competitive by nature, Walt and Emily are looking for a move-in ready older home in an upscale central-Atlanta neighborhood. But even with their healthy budget, they've already felt the sting of the city's red-hot real estate market. Still disappointed about being outbid on two great homes, property expert Egypt Sherrod promises to reenergize the couple's house hunt. And that starts with tempering their expectations, getting creative with their strategy, and being prepared to settle for a property that's almost perfect.

Monday
Jun 22
8:30am | 7:30c
Season 12, Episode 2

Bargain, Basement

Tired of their tiny apartment, Kim and Marquis want to take advantage of Atlanta's low property prices to find a move-in ready home that's close to downtown. Property expert Egypt Sherrod vows to find them a house that matches their wish list, but warns they will have to adjust their expectations along the way. Kim and Marquis say they know exactly what they want. But as the house tours continue, the process becomes more challenging.

Wednesday
Jul 29
8am | 7c
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.

Wednesday
Jul 29
11am | 10c
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
Aug 12
11am | 10c
Season 13, Episode 11

What Mama Wants, Mama Gets

Newlyweds Caroline and Patrick say they're ready to buy their first home. But while she's prepared to pay for what she wants, he's all about the numbers and is determined to stick to a minimal budget. Property expert Egypt Sherrod vows to find them a picture-perfect Atlanta starter home. That is, if Patrick can commit to the process and they can both agree to compromise. When she finally finds them a suburban property that ticks all the boxes, Egypt first warns they'll have to act fast, and when they're ready to make an offer, warns Patrick that playing hardball could backfire.

Wednesday
Sep 23
9am | 8c
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.

Wednesday
Oct 21
10am | 9c
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.

Wednesday
Oct 28
9am | 8c
Season 16, Episode 2

Room with a View

Busy professionals Danny and Jennifer are looking for a family-friendly home in St. Petersburg. But while he's obsessed with finding a property on the water, she's more concerned with the rest of their wish list. Enter property expert Egypt Sherrod. Since waterfront real estate comes with a steep price tag not to mention a hefty insurance bill, Egypt kicks off the house hunt with a frank discussion about compromise. But Danny is determined to make his dream a reality. And a major development proves to be a total game-changer.

Tuesday
Dec 8
9:30am | 8:30c
Season 10, Episode 10

Layout Holdout

Robin and Curtis are serious about their relationship, and since she already spends most of her time at his place, they've decided to pool their resources and buy a spacious Toronto home they can share. The only problem is she wants an open-concept condo, and he wants a town home with a large outdoor space for entertaining. Enter real estate expert Sandra Rinomato. She promises to find them a move-in ready property where they'll both feel at home, but first she's got to get them to agree on their priorities. The couple tours a range of options in the trendy neighborhood they love and in an up-and-coming neighborhood that's closer to where they work. But when they finally hone in on a property, will their top offer be enough?

Tuesday
Jan 12
7:30am | 6:30c
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 23
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
Mar 8
8am | 7c

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