As of 2016, Canadian real estate expert Sandra Rinomato is best known for hosting the reality television shows “Property Virgins” and “Buy Herself.” Rinomato owns a boutique real estate brokerage in Toronto, Canada, and is author of the book “Realty Check: Real Estate Secrets for First-Time Canadian Home Buyers.”
Rinomato had been a real estate agent for 12 years when she became host of “Property Virgins” in 2006. For the next five years, she helped first-time buyers find their dream homes on the show. “Property Virgins” premiered on HGTV Canada and was picked up by HGTV in the United States in its second season. Rinomato hosted all 130 episodes of “Property Virgins.”
In 2012, Rinomato began hosting the HGTV reality show “Buy Herself,” helping single women who are buying their first home on their own. She was inspired to pitch the show after her aunt tried to buy a condominium and was refused a mortgage because she was single.
In March 2014, Rinomato began hosting a bi-monthly segment on the morning television show Canada AM on the Canadian Television Network, giving advice to sellers, buyers and investors. As of 2016, Rinomato is president of her own company, Sandra Rinomato Realty Inc., and lives in Toronto with her husband, son and dog.