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 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.

Friday
Oct 10
1pm | 12c
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 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 8
11am | 10c
Season 16, Episode 6

Reality Check

When their lease expired, Ryan, Kristin, and their three-year-old son moved in with her family. But the couple is desperate to find a home of their own, and hoping their modest budget will afford them the Florida home of their dreams. Property expert Egypt Sherrod is prepared to take on the challenge. But while she promises to find the couple a spacious turnkey home they'll love, warns they'll have to be flexible about the specifics. Ryan is adamant about finding a property in his ideal neighborhood. But quickly learns that a prime location comes with a matching price tag.

Wednesday
Sep 9
9am | 8c
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.

Wednesday
Oct 28
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.

Wednesday
Nov 18
8am | 7c
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.

Tuesday
Dec 22
11am | 10c
Season 18, Episode 2

Duty Calls

While her husband Craig is deployed with the military, property virgin Michelle is back home in Savannah where she's under tremendous pressure to find a home before the couple's financing deal falls through. Real estate expert Egypt Sherrod agrees to take on the especially tricky mission. Because aside from the tight deadline, being in the army means Craig could be relocated without notice, so any turnkey property needs to rental-ready from the start. There are few listings in the couple's ideal neighborhood. But when Egypt narrows the field to two great choices at opposite ends of Michelle's budget, the heat is on.

Tuesday
Jan 5
11am | 10c
Season 11, Episode 4

A Home of Their Own

Greg and Erin have been renting a property in Yonkers but dream of raising their two daughters in a home of their own. They've saved up a down payment and now they're looking to put down permanent roots in a family-friendly community. Property expert Egypt Sherrod promises to track down a comfortable move-in ready property in the suburbs an hour outside Manhattan, but warns the couple they may have to compromise on their substantial wish list. Greg wants a swimming pool and Erin has her heart set on an en suite bathroom just for her, and the challenge is getting them to see beyond the details.

Tuesday
Feb 9
8am | 7c
Season 18, Episode 2

Duty Calls

While her husband Craig is deployed with the military, property virgin Michelle is back home in Savannah where she's under tremendous pressure to find a home before the couple's financing deal falls through. Real estate expert Egypt Sherrod agrees to take on the especially tricky mission. Because aside from the tight deadline, being in the army means Craig could be relocated without notice, so any turnkey property needs to rental-ready from the start. There are few listings in the couple's ideal neighborhood. But when Egypt narrows the field to two great choices at opposite ends of Michelle's budget, the heat is on.

Tuesday
Feb 9
9:30am | 8:30c
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.

Tuesday
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.

Tuesday
Feb 16
9am | 8c
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.

Tuesday
Jun 7
8:30am | 7:30c

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