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.

Episodes

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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.

Friday
Oct 10

2pm | 1c

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.

Saturday
Nov 15

5pm | 4c

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.

Thursday
Dec 4

11:30am | 10:30c

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
Jan 15

8am | 7c

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
Jan 15

9am | 8c

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
May 6

10am | 9c

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.

Monday
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.

Wednesday
Jul 8

11am | 10c

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.

Friday
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.

Wednesday
Nov 18

8am | 7c

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.

Tuesday
Dec 8

10:30am | 9:30c

Season 14, Episode 8

For Keeps

Ryan and Rachel are in the property search of a lifetime. They've already found and lost a house they love, and now the newlyweds are determined to find a forever home where they can put down roots and raise a family. Property expert Egypt Sherrod is up for the challenge and vows to find them a sprawling suburban home just outside Atlanta. Before long the couple must choose between two great properties, and to avoid any surprises, Egypt makes sure they look at all the details. But in the end, Ryan and Rachel have a surprise announcement of their own.

Tuesday
Dec 22

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 12, Episode 12

Home Base

Now that he's about to be discharged from the army, Joe and Hanmi are ready to trade in their one bedroom Savannah apartment for a spacious, dog-friendly home in midtown Atlanta. Property expert EgyptSherrod vows to stretch their tight budget as far as possible, but her first challenge is getting them on the same page. Hanmi loves condo-style living, but Joe has his heart set on a home with a big backyard. Since they'll both be going to school, the couple needs a low-maintenance property. But when the price is right, even an extreme fixer-upper looks enticing.

Tuesday
Feb 16

8am | 7c

Season 12, Episode 7

Home Is Where The Heart Is

A recent business school grad, Janie, landed herself a great job and now she's looking for a move-in ready Atlanta home. A single woman on a tight budget, she says she won't settle for anything less than perfect. Property expert Egypt Sherrod promises to find her a comfortable suburban home with a spacious backyard for her dog, but warns she'll need to be flexible to get most of what she wants. Janie's reaction to one house in particular is a first for Egypt, and the road to home ownership comes with a major surprise for Janie.

Tuesday
Feb 16

8:30am | 7:30c

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 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
Feb 16

9:30am | 8:30c

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.

Tuesday
Feb 16

10am | 9c

Season 18, Episode 1

DIY Shy

A straight-talking Savannah couple, Susan and Joseph are desperate to get out of their rental nightmare and into the family starter home of their dreams. Property expert Egypt Sherrod steps in to help, and starts by steering them away from an out-of-range beachfront community towards a suburban neighborhood with top-notch schools. At first, getting the DIY-shy couple to see beyond esthetics proves tricky. And showing them what they say they want provokes a surprising reaction that steers the house hunt in a new direction.

Tuesday
Feb 16

10:30am | 9:30c

Season 18, Episode 4

Homeschooling

Schoolteacher Dominique is itching to buy his first home so he can get out of his parents' house. But while the notoriously indecisive property virgin has big plans for a supersized suburban property, he's got sky-high expectations and won't settle for anything but the best. Determined to put an end to his three-year house hunt, property expert Egypt Sherrod decides to show Dominique the massive mancave of his dreams and move on from there. A course correction leads to a luxury townhouse where Egypt gives her client a lesson in real estate 101. But just when it seems like things are falling into place, Dominique starts throwing a series of game-changing curveballs.

Tuesday
Feb 16

11am | 10c

Season 17, Episode 7

Budget Skirmish

Matt and Jo have moved 10 times in the past nine years, but now with two little boys their nomadic lifestyle is no longer an option. Charm tops the wish list in their search for a family-friendly Charlotte-area home, but while they agree on style the couple is miles apart on budget. It's up to property expert Egypt Sherrod to get them both on the same page. And since 'penny-pincher' Jo wants to spend as little as possible while Matt is prepared to pay more for a turnkey home, the house hunt includes listings at both ends of their budget. Surprisingly, several properties make the grade and the couple is faced with an enviably tricky decision. That is, until Egypt reads the fine print and uncovers a game-changing shocker.

Tuesday
Feb 16

11:30am | 10:30c

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
Feb 23

8am | 7c

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.

Tuesday
Feb 23

8:30am | 7:30c

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.

Tuesday
Feb 23

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.

Tuesday
Feb 23

9:30am | 8:30c

Season 14, Episode 12

T Minus 45 Days and Counting

With their toddler in tow, Lindsay and Derrick recently moved to Atlanta from New York City. And with another baby due in just 45 days, they're hoping to find, close on, and move into a family home before Lindsay delivers. Property expert Egypt Sherrod is up for the challenge, but admits the tight timeline will put her to the test. With their flexible budget, Lindsay and Derrick are eager to see how much house they can afford. But the search for the perfect family home includes plenty of surprises for both them and for Egypt.

Tuesday
Feb 23

10am | 9c

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