With almost 60 years of combined experience, the Penrose team bring local knowledge and passion to real estate in Milton and the Greater Brisbane region. Grant and Christina Penrose are passionate about helping people find new homes 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 to sell your property or to help you to buy, 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 to sell a modern upscale apartment or purchase a renovated Queenslander, the Milton team will bring their expertise and local knowledge along every step of the way to meet your real estate needs.
From your initial free consultation, Grant and Christina will understand your offering and determine how it will fit among the current market and sales trends. Their not-so-little black book of contacts is yours to use, with networks of potential buyers reaching across the seas. With 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 Milton, only 1.5 km from the Brisbane CBD, we are here to help and can work with you to find your dream property 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.
Milton is the neighbouring suburb to the Brisbane CBD where public transport choices, trendy bars, restaurants and atmosphere abound. If you’ve been invited to an authentic Italian restaurant – chances are it will be in this foodie central suburb. Milton has a classy and upmarket atmosphere and is improving seemingly by the day with new developments in both the residential and commercial arenas.
Notable landmarks such as the Fourex (XXXX) Brewery and the Suncorp Stadium at Lang Park (also known as the Brisbane Stadium) bring tourism to the area, along with the portion of the Brisbane Riverwalk shared by the suburb. Lang Park, sharing frontage with cultural hub Caxton Street, is known for its atmosphere, noise reducing construction and Rugby League matches – making this a great location for sports fans. The Milton Markets are Brisbane premier markets for food, farming and lifestyle and support Southeast Queensland’s best growers, farmers, painters, cooks, chefs, bakers, artists and more.
There is something for everyone in this buzzing Brisbane suburb, from the student to the retiree and everyone in between. Travel is made simple in and out of Milton with a train station, ferry terminal, frequent bus services, direct access to the M3 Pacific Motorway, and a connection to South Brisbane with the Go Between Bridge.
Milton is a high-density transit-oriented community. Professionals and families alike can live, work and play in an environment that is close to public transport, along with pedestrian and cyclist pathways for an easily active lifestyle. Milton locals can enjoy a range of sporting and entertainment opportunities between both the Suncorp Stadium and events such as the Milton Markets. Night Owls can get their fill of excitement with easy access to Caxton Street and Fortitude Valley. Weekenders in Milton can enjoy the range of eclectic boutiques with unique homewares and antiques, along with daytrip opportunities to the breweries and surrounding attractions. The homes in Milton consist of a mix of apartments, quaint cottages and renovated Queenslanders standing among corporate offices and rolling, leafy hills.
Schooling opportunities are ripe in Milton with both government and private options. Milton State School offers co-ed education from Prep – 6, and there are two independent high schools within proximity to Milton homes. With Milton’s extensive options for public transport, as well as its prime location, the spoils of the city are readily available for corporate opportunities, hospitality work, universities and schooling for all ages.
Milton is less than 3km from the city, making it a perfect place for professionals to enjoy a short commute, embracing a perfect work life balance. Milton is an up-market suburb made up primarily of units and townhouses, which sell around $545,000 for a 2-bedroom property. The cost to rent in Milton remains around $450 week on average, increasing to $650 for 3 or more bedrooms.
Milton homes experience around 268 visits per open home compared to the 849 visits per property in average QLD homes. The rarity of the full-sized houses in Milton makes them very valuable. The market experienced a sudden peak in 2016 where homes started to sell around the $1m mark. The median house price today remains around $800,000. Unit prices have remained more consistent, staying between the $400,000-$500,000 price bracket.
With a population of around 2,300 people, the average age of those living in Milton is between 20-39. Around 63% of people own their home, and 72% identify as single. This indicates a trend towards young working professionals and established students, with almost 50% of people holding a bachelor’s degree or post graduate level of education.