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 10

Learning Curve

After a whirlwind romance, Noah and Jessica are ready to take their relationship to the next level, and are now looking for a suburban Atlanta home where they can put down roots and start a family. Property expert Egypt Sherrod steps in to make it happen. Since the couple admits they're clueless when it comes to real estate, she starts by setting priorities and honing in on a neighborhood. Faced with a huge learning curve, the couple soon realizes they must look beyond the facade to see a home's full potential.

Thursday
Oct 16
9:30am | 8:30c
Season 14, Episode 2

Positive Thinking

After two years of marriage, Ashley and Zach are ready to purchase their first-ever home. Since Zach is in a wheelchair, their property search poses some unique challenges. But the easygoing couple is realistic and knows they may not get every item on their wish list. Property expert Egypt Sherrod vows to find them a home that will accommodate their special needs, and that means no stairs or narrow hallways, and a level driveway is a must. The search puts Egypt's skills to the test. But before long, the couple has two great homes to choose from.

Thursday
Oct 16
10:30am | 9:30c
Season 16, Episode 3

Tall Order

Tired of his long commute and ready to take their relationship to the next level, Victoria and Jeff are looking for a fully loaded family-size home in one of Tampa's hottest neighborhoods. Property expert Egypt Sherrod vows to find them a move-in ready home where they can put down roots. And the good news is their ample budget means they can afford a place in their preferred community. Meanwhile, Jeff is determined to wheel and deal. But when his lowball strategy doesn't pay off, it may be time to switch gears.

Saturday
Nov 22
2pm | 1c
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 24
11am | 10c
Season 16, Episode 3

Tall Order

Tired of his long commute and ready to take their relationship to the next level, Victoria and Jeff are looking for a fully loaded family-size home in one of Tampa's hottest neighborhoods. Property expert Egypt Sherrod vows to find them a move-in ready home where they can put down roots. And the good news is their ample budget means they can afford a place in their preferred community. Meanwhile, Jeff is determined to wheel and deal. But when his lowball strategy doesn't pay off, it may be time to switch gears.

Thursday
Mar 12
9:30am | 8:30c
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
Mar 26
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.

Thursday
Mar 26
11am | 10c
Season 14, Episode 3

Down Home

With a great new job that's brought her closer to home, Southern belle Lindsay recently moved back to Georgia from Washington, D.C., and is now looking for a stylish and dog-friendly Atlanta home of her own. Property expert Egypt Sherrod vows to find her a low-maintenance two-bedroom urban pad that's perfect for a single professional. But tracking down a bargain that also matches Lindsay's wish list is a tall order.

Thursday
Jun 4
8am | 7c
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.

Wednesday
Jul 8
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.

Wednesday
Aug 12
10am | 9c
Season 11, Episode 11

Beauty In The Bronx

Jose and Prisca have worked hard to be able to afford a home of their own. Now ready for their share of the American dream, the couple is hoping to invest their nest egg and fulfill a long-standing family goal. Property expert Egypt Sherrod promises to help them find a piece of the Bronx they can call their own. The search is on for a family-friendly property they'll both love. But once they've toured a few properties, striking a compromise proves more difficult than they'd anticipated.

Wednesday
Sep 23
7:30am | 6:30c
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.

Friday
Nov 13
10am | 9c
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

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