Grant and Christina Penrose – Bringing passion, experience, and skill to Real Estate in Fig Tree Pocket.
With almost 60 years of combined experience, the Penrose team brings a wealth of local knowledge and wisdom to real estate in the Greater Brisbane region. Grant and Christina Penrose are passionate about helping people find their new homes or investments, achieving their dream price in record time. You can rest assured that you’re getting a friendly and approachable local team who understands your market, predict trends, and help you buy or sell for the best possible price.
When you sign up with the Penrose team to sell or buy a property, you will receive a dedication that is hard to find in today's busy market. We offer guaranteed results for sale outcomes based on your dreams, goals, and vision.
Starting with a free consultation, your sale will be planned with advanced marketing strategies to boost you to the top of the listings. We support you with consistent communication and transparent updates so you feel confident every step of the way.
From the moment of your initial consultation, we will have a firm grasp of your property’s offering within the market to make it shine among competitors. With home staging skills that are second to none, we will show your property to a wealth of contacts both within Brisbane and across the seas. With a free expert auctioneer, we know how to get the most eyes on your property and the best offers on auction day.
The Brisbane real estate market is booming with those wanting to become the newest Brisbanites. If you're considering moving to Fig Tree Pocket, just 13.8km from the CBD on the M5, we can work with you to find the perfect home for your new lifestyle or investment. Working in Brisbane for our entire careers, there is nobody more equipped to help you become the newest locals and settle into the neighbourhood.
Fig Tree Pocket is a western city suburb with a population of just under 5000 people. The suburb is famous for the Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, which provides education and entertainment to people from far and wide. Fig Tree Pocket is the perfect place to raise a family, with a range of schools close by, wide open spaces to run and a safe neighbourhood feel.
The suburb is mostly held for low-density housing, with restrictions on units and high-density estates, to allow for preserved nature and decent-sized blocks. With an easy commute and a tucked-away feel, locals love the combination of city meets nature in this sweet riverside suburb.
Fig Tree Pocket echoes of peninsula living as it has water surrounding it, and it is not used as a thoroughfare like many other Brisbane suburbs. With amenities close by in neighbouring suburbs, everything you need is never far away, yet privacy abounds. Families love Fig Tree Pocket for its proximity to both work and school, without the need to compromise on a connection to nature or access to luxury properties.
Fig Tree Pocket boasts a number of walking trails and opportunities to connect with nature. With homes on bigger than average-sized plots of land, a vast amount of parkland and open green spaces abound to give locals a fresh outlook on life. Many report the suburb feels hidden and private, offering an escape from the daily grind of commutes and work, with neighbours coming together for weekend BBQs to make the most of their piece of paradise.
Your search is over for a location that will offer comfort, privacy, lifestyle, and opportunity. With one of the most highly regarded and coveted state schools in QLD in Fig Tree Pocket State School, along with close access to private schools such as Brisbane Montessori School, The Glenleighden School, Mancel College and St Aiden's Anglican Girls College, the options abound for education.
Additionally, residents of Fig Tree Pocket are in the catchment for Kenmore State School and Centenary State School.
In non-peak hours, you will only be 15 minutes from the city and all the opportunities it provides for workers and students alike, and the neighbouring suburbs such as Kenmore and Indooroopilly offer their own set of work opportunities.
Fig Tree Pocket has proximity to both lifestyle and opportunity, and the market reflects this with homes selling in under 30 days in many cases (on average, in as little as 13 days!). Fig Tree Pocket is a wise choice for buyers, whether they're owner occupiers or investors, with equity continuing to grow and a high rental yield almost a guarantee. Fig Tree Pocket sits on roughly 4.9 square kilometres, with 18 parks covering almost 11% of the area.
Fig Tree Pocket is a middle to upper-income suburb, with modest homes available inland, and riverfront mansions sprawling along the banks. The current median house price is $1,807,000, which is a growth of over 35% in the last twelve months. Landlords experience a rental yield of around $700 per week, with family homes a highly sought-after commodity.
Perhaps unsurprisingly, the main demographic of Fig Tree Pocket residents are between 5 - 19 years old, closely followed by those between 40 - 59. This supports the suburb being family friendly and community focussed, with numerous multiple children families with working professional parents. Most people within Fig Tree Pocket are English or Australian, with a Bachelor's Degree level of education or higher, and over 61% are married.