With almost 60 years of combined experience, the Penrose real estate team brings local knowledge and passion to the market in Auchenflower. Grant and Christina Penrose are passionate about helping people find new homes or investments, achieving their dream price in record time. Due to spending their careers selling and buying homes in and around Brisbane, you can rest assured that you’re getting a friendly and approachable local team who understand your market and interests, can predict trends, and help you to buy, sell or negotiate for the best possible price.
When working with Penrose for your sale or to buy your next home, you are signing up for guaranteed results. To start with, you'll receive a free consultation to explain your goals and vision, before receiving a unique and tailored marketing strategy to boost you to the top of your market, plus completely open communication and regular updates along the way. On top of all of this, you will receive a free auctioneer in Grant and the benefit of the Penrose expert home staging skills, making your property the best it can be before your sale.
From the moment of your free consultation, your Penrose real estate agents will work to understand your specific offering along with where it fits in the current market and local trends. Their "big" black book of contacts is yours to use and their network of potential buyers reaches far and wide both nationally and internationally. With the latest knowledge in marketing, staging and photography, the Penrose team will make your property shine and put it in front of all the right potential buyers. When selling or buying properties, the more information you can have - the better, and by using Penrose as your real estate agents, you can ensure that you have all the important details before making your offer or selling your home.
The property market in Brisbane is booming with those keen to move to the Sunshine State from both local and overseas, and we can't blame them. Auchenflower, just 3.5km from the Brisbane CBD, is the perfect solution for those wanting the unique combination of a short commute and a relaxed lifestyle. As your local real estate agent, we are confident and knowledgeable about the properties in Auchenflower and can make your property dreams come to life whether you're after a renovated Queenslander or a brand new home. We can help you to settle into the area, making you the newest locals quicker than you thought possible.
With some of the most uniquely 'Brisbane' homes and immaculately groomed gardens lining the hilly streets, Auchenflower is one of the prettiest Inner City suburbs. There is the option of living on the riverfront in one of the many highrise units to experience Brisbane's combination of city meets nature or to take advantage of the classic character homes that have a wealth of history in their walls. Half of the residents of Auchenflower own their home while the other half rent, and most are below the age of 40, making this a hub for professionals and students alike.
Auchenflower is a family-friendly suburb that offers an abundance of opportunity with the CBD close by, making top tier universities, some of Brisbane's best schools and a range of employment choices easy to access. The stand-alone homes are often hidden gems with plenty of room for the whole family, and everything you need is within simple driving or walking distance away. If you love a good view, you will experience some of the best in Brisbane from this hilly, ideally located suburb. Whether you're a city dweller or a nature lover, there is something for everyone in Auchenflower, with Mount Coot-tha a short 2-minute drive away, or a brisk walk through the hills and Jacaranda trees right outside your front door. The Wesley hospital is close by, as are Milton and Toowong with their abundance of shops and parks, making life simple and convenient.
Auchenflower is in close proximity to the many work and education opportunities that abound within the Brisbane CBD and its surrounding business hubs. Workers can enjoy a successful commute without even turning on their car thanks to the many public transport options running through and from Auchenflower. There are many renowned schools both private and government within a short distance to Auchenflower, including the Milton State School, the Toowong State School, Hubbard's School, St Laurence's College, Browns English School, Ithaca Creek State School - just to name a few!
The proximity to Brisbane's best dining, entertainment, education and employment makes Auchenflower an upper market suburb, with the median house price being $1,387,000 and the median rental amount per week sitting around $620. Auchenflower homes experience around 1196 visits per property which is high compared to the 773 QLD average. Overall, the prices of the homes in Auchenflower have steadily increased since 2019 after experiencing a market-changing shift in 2017 to hit over the $1m mark.
The demographic of Auchenflower locals consists mainly of independent youth, who make up 32.3% of the population, followed by mature and established couples at 14.8%. Compare these figures with the cost of housing, and it is clear that many are renting or living in shared accommodation, with the remaining percentage belonging to those who own their homes. Auchenflower will suit many different buyers, from those looking for unique and historic details in their forever homes to those wanting to offer their property for rental to the many Queensland students looking for a home near the city.