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 16, Episode 5

Homecoming

Single mom Allyson has a new lease on life and is looking for a Tampa home where she and her son Roman can put down roots. But house hunting with an exhaustive checklist and an eight-year-old presents a few unique challenges. Enter property expert Egypt Sherrod. She vows to get the duo set up in a spacious home of their own, but warns Roman that it won't necessarily include a huge slide that goes to the end of the earth. At first, Allyson's expectations and budget don't add up. Then the house hunt takes an interesting turn down memory lane. And incredibly, Allyson's fresh new start could mean a return to her roots.

Thursday
Oct 12
7:30am | 6:30c
Season 17, Episode 10

Who Let the Dogs Out?

With their ever-growing litter of rescue cats and dogs, firefighter Brett and police officer Rebecca are feeling the squeeze in their tiny home, and are desperate to find a rural oasis where they can all stretch their legs and roam free. Property expert Egypt Sherrod is determined to find the ideal property for these real-life heroes and their expanding menagerie, but unleashes their Wilmington, North Carolina house hunt with a reality check—the couple's limited budget won't get them as close to the beach as they'd like. For Brett and Rebecca, size really does matter. And when they stumble upon the home of their dreams, they're ultimately faced with a tough decision.

Thursday
Oct 19
7:30am | 6:30c
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 curve balls.

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 he 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
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. 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
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 and towards a suburban neighborhood with top-notch schools. At first, getting the DIY-shy couple to see beyond aesthetics proves tricky. And showing them what they say they want provokes a surprising reaction that steers the house hunt in a new direction.

Thursday
Jan 4
7:30am | 6:30c

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