New Yorkers Ready for Suburbia

On Property Virgins, Egypt works with a couple who are tired of hustle and bustle of NYC and are searching for a suburban home where they can set down roots.

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 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 24
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.

Tuesday
Apr 7
11am | 10c
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.

Thursday
Apr 30
9:30am | 8:30c
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
May 6
7:30am | 6:30c
Season 13, Episode 1

The Heart Of It All

Daniel and Laura recently left their small town in Florida for the bright lights of Atlanta, and the couple is now looking for a slick downtown condo to call their own. Property expert Egypt Sherrod promises to track down a permanent pad with all the amenities. Laura admits she's got high expectations, but Egypt guarantees she's up for the challenge. While the couple says they're good at compromising, they are eventually torn between a spacious loft and a high-rise condo in the perfect neighborhood.

Wednesday
May 6
8:30am | 7:30c
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
May 6
10:30am | 9:30c
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
Oct 6
11:30am | 10:30c
Season 16, Episode 8

A New York State of Mind

Tired of paying sky-high rent in their native Brooklyn, Terrance and Daniel have set their sights on Charlotte, North Carolina where they can actually afford to buy a home of their own. But house hunting out of state can be tricky, especially when you don't know the first thing about your destination. That's where property expert Egypt Sherrod comes in. She leads the couple on a targeted house hunt and they're immediately impressed by how much home they can get for their money. But while Terrance is willing to pay top dollar for a luxurious house with a pool, Daniel is determined to stick to the lower end of their budget.

Wednesday
Oct 21
10:30am | 9:30c
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.

Wednesday
Oct 21
11:30am | 10:30c
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 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 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
Dec 22
9am | 8c
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
Dec 22
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.

Thursday
Nov 23
6:30am | 5:30c
Season 16, Episode 10

Wedding Present

Christina and Bradley met on line, fell in love, and now they're tying the knot. The wedding is in less than a week, and incredibly, they're determined to find a suburban Charlotte dream home in time for their big day. Enter property expert Egypt Sherrod. She's committed to finding them a perfect house where they can put down roots and start a family. But with the couple's five-day window, the pressure is on. Egypt leads a high-octane house hunt. But when the perfect scenario hits a snag, there's no guarantee the couple will live happily ever after.

Thursday
Nov 30
7:30am | 6:30c
Season 17, Episode 6

Wingmom

Tired of frat-house living and planning the next chapter of his life, 30-year-old bachelor Stafford is on the hunt for a Charlotte-area home where he and his beloved dog Nugget can put down roots and eventually welcome his future family. Property expert Egypt Sherrod is determined to find him the starter home of his dreams. But when Stafford realizes he's not at all interested in home renovations or maintenance, the search for an older property quickly shifts gears. Egypt eventually tracks down a turnkey townhome that gets the stamp of approval from both Stafford and his mom. But then the negotiations hit a serious snag when the seller decides to play hardball.

Thursday
Dec 7
7:30am | 6:30c
Season 18, Episode 3

There Is No Place Like Home

Desperate to get out of their cramped apartment, Codi and Travis are torn between midtown Savannah and a nearby suburb. But with a modest budget and neither one willing to bend, their two-year house hunt is going nowhere. Enter property expert Egypt Sherrod. She promises to find the couple a family-friendly home where they can put down roots, but it will take all her negotiating skills to get them there. She starts by showing them homes in both of their preferred neighborhoods. But it's not until Egypt asks them where they ultimately want to raise their family that the couple hatches a compromise on location and increases their budget to match.

Thursday
Dec 14
7:30am | 6:30c
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.

Thursday
Dec 21
7:30am | 6:30c
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.

Thursday
Dec 28
7:30am | 6:30c

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