New Yorkers Ready for Suburbia

Egypt works with a couple searching for a suburban home outside NYC.

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 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.

Saturday
Nov 15
2pm | 1c
Season 13, Episode 4

Happy Wife, Happy Life

High school sweethearts, and now husband and wife, Leonitia and James are looking to start a family and want to buy their first home as soon as possible. Property expert Egypt Sherrod vows to find them a spacious budget-friendly Atlanta home with plenty of room to grow. But with an expanding list of expectations, she warns the couple not to let the details become a deal breaker.

Tuesday
Apr 7
8:30am | 7:30c
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.

Wednesday
Oct 21
11am | 10c
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 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.

Friday
Nov 13
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
Jan 26
11am | 10c
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
Feb 9
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 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 23
10:30am | 9:30c
Season 16, Episode 11

Head vs. Heart

After four years of marriage, Lawrence and Nadia are mapping out their future, and are looking for a sprawling home north of Charlotte where they can put down roots and start a family. Enter property expert Egypt Sherrod. She vows to get the couple settled in the home of their dreams. But finding the perfect property proves to be a bigger challenge than anticipated. That's when a new approach leads to a custom solution that just might dovetail perfectly with the couple's expectations.

Tuesday
Mar 8
9am | 8c
Season 12, Episode 10

Great Expectations

With high standards and particular tastes, sassy single mom Michelle is looking for an Atlanta home that's as colorful as she is. Property expert Egypt Sherrod promises to find her a sprawling dream home but the challenge is reining in her expensive flair and keeping her on budget. Michelle proves harder to please than even Egypt had imagined, and after a number of house tours, she begins to suspect Michelle is a serial searcher who can't commit to making an offer.

Tuesday
Apr 26
8am | 7c

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