Property Virgins

Time Schedule

Mon 16:30 | Wed 20:30 | Thu 08:30 | Fri 12:30 | Sat 17:30 & 00:30 | Sun 13:00 & 21:30

Overview

Join Property Virgins host and real estate expert Egypt Sherrod as she guides rookie homebuyers in search of their first-ever home. More than an agent, Egypt is equal parts counselor and financial advisor, but above all a trusted friend. After all, navigating the real estate market can be an emotional experience. The househunt doesn’t always result in a sale, but these property virgins definitely dive in headfirst, and learn to tailor their first-home visions to fit the market and their budget.

Episode 1: Scott & Kristen

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.

Episode 2: Danny & Jennifer

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.

Episode 3: Victoria & Jeff

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 neighbourhoods. 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.

Episode 4: Jennifer & Ryan

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.

Episode 5: Allyson & Roman

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.

Episode 6: Kristin & Ryan

When their lease expired, Ryan, Kristin, and their three-year-old son moved in with her family. But the couple is desperate to find a home of their own, and hoping their modest budget will afford them the Florida home of their dreams. Property expert Egypt Sherrod is prepared to take on the challenge. But while she promises to find the couple a spacious turnkey home they’ll love, warns they’ll have to be flexible about the specifics. Ryan is adamant about finding a property in his ideal neighborhood. But quickly learns that a prime location comes with a matching price tag.

Episode 7: Lisa & Dorothy

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.

Episode 8: Daniel & Terrance

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.

Episode 9: Zack & Kristen

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.

Episode 10: Christina & Bradley

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.

Episode 11: Nadia & Lawrence

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.

Episode 12: Stephanie & Ryan

Stephanie and Ryan are looking for a fully loaded Charlotte, North Carolina home. But while she’s a high-maintenance property virgin with a long list of must-haves, Ryan’s only requirement is a man cave for himself. Enter property expert Egypt Sherrod. She promises to find them a home they will both love. But finding some middle ground may be tricky since Stephanie vows from the start that she simply isn’t willing to compromise. After touring house after house, it doesn’t look like any home will suit Stephanie. That is, until the couple makes a surprise decision and their search takes a dramatic turn.

Episode 13: Zak & Eli

Eager to put some space between him and his brother Eli, property virgin Zak is looking for a sprawling bachelor pad they can share. He has a handsome budget to work with, but other than that, Zak has no idea what kind of home he’s looking for. Enter property expert Egypt Sherrod. Her first order of business is to narrow down the available options. Zak says he wants to live closer to downtown Charlotte, but a dose of sticker shock sends him further into the suburbs where he’s determined to get more house for his money.

Episode 14: Tyler & Megan

Recently relocated from California and now desperate to move out of their cramped rental digs, feisty couple Tyler and Megan are on the hunt for a spacious Charlotte-area home, and are prepared to duke it out over a mancave for him or a home office for her. Property expert Egypt Sherrod is determined to get them out of the boxing ring and into a knockout home that satisfies both of their needs. But finding a fully loaded property at the lower end of their budget is a tall order. Eventually though, Egypt hatches a creative strategy that yields a mega-dose of Southern charm that seems too good to be true.

Episode 15: John & Randall

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.

Episode 16: Myna & Trittye

Even though picky property virgin Myna admits she’s afraid of commitment, she also says she’s finally ready to buy to a Charlotte-area home of her own, and is now on the hunt for a budget-friendly maintenance-free pad with all the bells and whistles. Property expert Egypt Sherrod promises to track down the perfect property, but satisfying Myna’s sky-high expectations proves to be a tall order from the get-go. And once she’s seen Myna in action, the seasoned realtor switches gears. Egypt eventually unveils a diva-worthy made-to-measure property solution, and then it’s up to Myna and her trusted buying buddy to evaluate a mind-blowing turnkey option.

Episode 17: Al & Courtney

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.

Episode 18: Michelle & Brian

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.

Episode 19: Stafford & Anita

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.

Episode 20: Matt & Jo

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 and 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.

Episode 21: Kat & Sebastian

Not your average homebuyers, Kat and her street performer boyfriend Bash are looking for an historic starter home in Wilmington, North Carolina with loads of character, and enough storage space for his massive collection of unicycles, trampolines, costumes, and props. Property expert Egypt Sherrod starts by leading the eccentric pair to an artsy community where she’s sure they’ll find the perfect fit, but warns that matching the couple’s big wish list with their limited budget may be a challenge. After several weeks, the couple’s promising house hunt suddenly hits a wall, and that’s when Egypt steps in to have ‘the talk’.

Episode 22: Anneliese & Peter

When New Yorkers Anneliese and Peter landed in Wilmington, North Carolina, they realized they’re both Southerners at heart. Now the soon-to-be-weds are looking to put down roots in a suburban Wilmington dream home that’s close to the beach. With their precise wish list and decisive nature, property expert Egypt Sherrod has the couple figured out from the start, and the search is on for a dog-friendly home with a F.R.O.G. Once they’ve toured a few homes that almost fit the bill, Egypt is more determined than ever to hit a real estate home run.

Episode 23: Brett & Rebecca

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.

Episode 24: Jess & Evan

Tired of big city living and ready for a change of pace, former southerners Jess and Evan are moving home, and are now on the hunt for a Wilmington, North Carolina property with lots of space and plenty of character. Property expert Egypt Sherrod steps in with a plan and when she figures out exactly what her clients are looking for, the search is on for a fixer-upper that’s oozing with Southern charm. The couple is focused and ready to make a move. But when they finally visit a property that ticks all the boxes, they’ve got less than an hour to make up their minds, and just one chance to land the home of their dreams.

Episode 25: Nicki & Marilyn

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.

Episode 26: Mark & Hannah

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.