Klara Straus Henkels & Associates

Willis Allen Encinitas

Creating Clients for Life...


About Klara Straus Henkels & Associates

Klara Straus-Henkels & Associates is dedicated to providing you an extraordinary experience. We strive to exceed all expectations at every level whether it’s our neighborhood market expertise, our emphasis on going the extra mile, or our resolve to deliver unparalleled service. At our core, we pride ourselves in being a trusted advisor, realizing that nothing is more important than our fiduciary responsibility to you. We listen closely to understand your needs and financial goals, then work tirelessly to deliver the best strategies, options, and opportunities. We will guide you through each step of the process while delivering timely and valuable insights. After all, your happiness and peace of mind are the greatest measure of our success. Meet the dynamic duo behind the success—Klara Straus Henkels and Thomas Henkels.

Klara Straus Henkels, with over 26 years as a Realtor®, is your seasoned guide through the North County Coastal real estate landscape. Having weathered the tides of both strong and weak markets, Klara stands as a pillar of experience and professionalism. A proud Encinitas/Carlsbad resident for over two decades, Klara is not just an expert in real estate but a devoted mother who intimately understands the community's heartbeat. Her commitment to prompt and professional communication, coupled with continuous education, ensures you're in the hands of an agent who goes beyond expectations. Klara's integrity, professionalism, and proven track record create a foundation for a collaborative partnership tailored to your unique goals.

Meet Thomas Henkels, the other half of this dynamic duo. Originating from the Land of 10,000 Lakes, Tom's journey into real estate began with childhood summers spent searching for the perfect lake cabin. Bringing a Bachelor's in Business Administration and Finance from CSU, San Diego, Tom's financial background and love for San Diego led him to become a real estate investor in 1994. Tom's secret to success lies in understanding the unique needs of each client, combining professionalism with ingenuity and humor. As a resident of Encinitas, Tom is not just a real estate expert but an active community member, enjoying activities like running, diving, and skiing in his downtime.

Together, Klara and Tom form a powerhouse team—Klara Straus Henkels & Associates. Whether you're navigating the sale of a property or searching for your dream home, this duo is committed to turning your real estate goals into reality. With a blend of experience, passion, and a touch of humor, Klara and Tom redefine the real estate experience, ensuring that your journey is successful and enjoyable every step of the way. Embark on your real estate journey with Klara Straus Henkels & Associates, where experience meets passion, and your dreams find a home.