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 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 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.

Thursday
Oct 16
11:30am | 10:30c
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.

Thursday
Nov 13
7:30am | 6:30c
Season 15, Episode 11

Beach Community Bargain Hunter

Twenty-something bargain-hunter Jessica wants to find a steal of a starter home in a beach community outside Savannah where she can enjoy the single life without the threat of being house poor. Property expert Egypt Sherrod steps in to help, and the house hunt starts with a wakeup call. Not only is Jessica's dream neighborhood way out of reach--her self-imposed lowball budget is at odds with her high expectations. Jessica's learning curve proves steep, and it's up to Egypt to make sure she doesn't make a bad long-term investment all for the sake of saving money in the short term.

Tuesday
May 19
9:30am | 8:30c
Season 16, Episode 7

Girl Power

For the past two years, Florida singleton Lisa has been looking for a place to call her own. But while she's determined to find the Tampa home of her dreams, she's not exactly sure what she's looking for. Property expert Egypt Sherrod vows to help. And, suspecting she's got a serial searcher on her hands, kicks off the house hunt by trying to establish Lisa's priorities. But even a pro can have trouble figuring out her client, and the two soon have a heart-to-heart about separating Lisa's wants from her needs.

Tuesday
May 19
10:30am | 9:30c
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.

Wednesday
Jul 8
10:30am | 9:30c
Season 12, Episode 8

Room to Grow

Elementary school teacher Lauren has been sharing a one bedroom apartment with her five-year-old and now they're both ready to move on up to a spacious Atlanta home of their own. Property expert Egypt Sherrod is determined to find them a budget-friendly home in a great neighborhood. But since Lauren has to be out of her apartment in just a few short months, the pressure is on. Lauren wants to get the most for her money, but after a dozen house tours her wish list keeps growing.

Wednesday
Aug 26
8am | 7c
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.

Wednesday
Sep 9
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.

Wednesday
Oct 28
9am | 8c
Season 17, Episode 4

Snap Decision?

Since first meeting on a party bus, soon-to-be-weds Al and Courtney have been having a blast together. But while juggling two busy careers, they're also planning a wedding and hoping to buy their first home before they tie the knot. Property expert Egypt Sherrod steps in to help with the real estate portion of their mammoth to-do list. And promises to find them a move-in ready Charlotte-area home where they can put down roots. Compromising on location is the name of the game. But once the house hunt gets under way, Egypt fears the couple may not be seeing the bigger picture. And Al suddenly feels they're under pressure to make a snap decision on the biggest investment of their lives.

Tuesday
Dec 8
11:30am | 10:30c
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 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
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
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.

Thursday
Oct 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
Nov 2
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.

Thursday
Nov 9
7:30am | 6:30c
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.

Thursday
Nov 16
7:30am | 6:30c
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

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