Entrepreneurship & Empowerment
Egypt Sherrod has been named “America’s most beloved real estate agent,” She is the host of HGTV’s all new “Flipping Virgins” and its top-rated show, “Property Virgins,” which ran for sixteen seasons. She most recently hosted HGTV’s 2016 White House Christmas Special, the 2017 Rose Parade, as well as the upcoming 2017 HGTV Urban Oasis® Giveaway. As an award winning Realtor® & CEO of the Atlanta based Egypt Sherrod Real Estate Group, she’s made recurring appearances as the home buyers/sellers “go-to girl” on NBC’s Today Show, CNBC, FOX, CNN, HLN as well as being featured on Fast & Company, Yahoo, Homes.com, Rolling Stone, Black Enterprise, and a host of other publications and digital platforms. Licensed in two states, Egypt is also the real estate columnist for Atlanta Magazine’s HOME.
Egypt is the author of the NAACP Image Award nominated “Keep Calm...It’s Just Real Estate: Your No-Stress Guide To Buying A Home,” on Running Press/Perseus Books which became a bestseller in its genre. A powerhouse speaker and moderator, Egypt hosted the stage at Oprah’s “The Life You Want Tour”, and countless business conferences. As a 20 year award winning radio personality, Egypt has been syndicated in more than 60 cities throughout the USA.
Outside of filming, Egypt’s daily business activities include counseling modest first-time home buyers to quarterbacking the listing/marketing of homes owned by corporate leaders, celebrities, physicians and investors throughout Atlanta.
“My background in broadcasting and branding has proven to be invaluable,” says Egypt. “It has given me a strong foundation and a unique understanding of how to make people pay attention to my unique value proposition and garner RESULTS! With comprehensive market knowledge, exceptional personal service, and superior negotiation skills, you can count on my team to help you successfully navigate your home sale or purchase and to provide you with the insights you need so you can make the best, most informed decisions.”
Egypt is also the Founder of the Egypt Cares Family Foundation, an Atlanta based 501c-3 that provides free workshops on home ownership & it’s benefits, credit management & credit restoration classes, as well as wealth building & management classes to hundreds of families on an annual basis. Visit at EgyptCares.org
Egypt is a graduate of Temple University in Philadelphia with a Bachelors degree in Broadcasting, Telecommunications & Mass Media. She holds the designation of Master Certified Negotiator, Accredited Buyer Representative, Certified Residential Specialist and Certified Distressed Property Expert.