Grant and Christina Penrose – Bringing passion, experience and skill to Herston real estate
With almost 60 years of combined experience, the Penrose team bring local knowledge and passion to real estate in Herston and its surrounding suburbs. Grant and Christina Penrose are passionate about helping people find new properties or investments, achieving their dream price in record time. With Grant and Christina - you can rest assured that you’re getting a friendly and approachable local team who understands your market, can predict trends, and help you to buy or sell for the best possible price.
When you choose Grant and Christina as your real estate agents in Herston QLD 4006, you're signing up for guaranteed results. You'll receive a free consultation to explain your goals and vision, advanced marketing strategies to boost you to the top of the listings, plus constant communication and updates with friendly and approachable service. Additionally, their home staging skills are second to none, and you'll find a free expert auctioneer in Grant. Whether you're looking for someone to manage your commercial sales in the CBD or you're looking to invest in a renovated Queenslander, you will benefit from the expertise and local knowledge of the Penrose team every step of the way.
From your very first consultation, Grant and Christina will work to understand your offering and determine how it will fit best among current market trends. Their not-so-little black book of contacts is yours to use, with networks of potential buyers across the seas. Thanks to the latest in marketing innovation, expert staging and photography, the Penrose team will have your property looking its best, expertly presented on the screens and kitchen tables of those who will flock to your street on Auction or Open Home Day, ready to buy.
The Brisbane real estate market is booming with those wanting to move to the Sunshine State, and we can't blame them! If you're considering relocating to Herston, mere minutes from Brisbane CBD, we are here to help and can work with you to find your dream property type among our extensive network of homes for sale. We know Brisbane better than the back of our hands and can help you to settle in with our understanding of market trends, local service providers and priceless neighbourhood knowledge.
Herston is an inner city suburb of Brisbane with a population of just over 2000 people. Just 2.6 km North of Brisbane, it is home to students and professionals alike and includes the Herston Health Precinct which is home to the Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital. Victoria Park is a popular Herston venue for weddings and events, including the heritage-listed Victoria Park Golf Clubhouse of 1931 construction.
The majority of Herston is residential, with many locals employed by the hospital or nearby Kelvin Grove at the university. The homes in Herston offer a good insight into the historical charm of Queensland, with many heritage-listed properties and renovated boutique-style homes. The Inner Northern busway runs through the suburb to service workers and students, and locals enjoy quick connections to everything Brisbane has to offer.
A popular place to live in the heart of Brisbane for people from all stages of life, Herston offers easy access to great facilities, schools, higher education, off-lease parks and playgrounds. Locals can enjoy a wonderful sense of community with a simple stroll or a visit to one of the weekend street markets. Quintessentially 'Brisbane' with a leafy feel connected to most major roads, and homes perched on high hills to take in all the views, Herston will tick all your boxes for Inner City living.
Despite being walking distance to a wide range of facilities, Herston locals boast of a quiet lifestyle with wide streets, mature trees, stylish character homes and amenities at their doorstep. The community is friendly, inclusive and diverse, and those enjoying their forever homes and investments are likely to maintain their well built, unique and well situated Herston homes for years to come.
The close proximity and east connections to the rest of Brisbane offer a vast range of work and education opportunities for Herston locals. Whether you're a professional couple looking for city central employment, a university lecturer or doctor longing for a short commute, or a student looking for work in hospitality or retail, Herston will provide every opportunity for employment.
While Herston doesn't have its own public school, it is in the catchment for Kelvin Grove State College which is under 2km away from the heart of Herston. Additionally, the Brisbane Grammar School, Queensland Academy of Creative Industries, All Hallows School, St Joseph's College and St Ambrose School are within easy commute. University students have ample opportunities with the University of Queensland and QUT Kelvin Grove campus within walking distance.
The median house price for Herston has experienced a 66.9% growth in the past 12 months, sitting now at $1,557,000 with a 2.4% rental yield. Units are at a median price of $500,000 with a 4.5% rental yield. Houses in this area generally take under 30 days to sell, and there is a good amount of both units and houses within the suburb.
With a population of just over 2000 people, the average age is between 20-39 years old. 37% of people are owner-occupiers, and 73% are single with many professionals and students taking advantage of the suburb's close distance to universities and hospitals.