Amanda Henry

Amanda Henry

Amanda Henry is a real estate agent with Berkshire Hathaway Home Services, photographer, web designer, mom, and freelance blogger living the luxury and active lifestyle in San Diego.

Rancho Santa Fe home for sale

Why are Homes in Rancho Santa Fe Not Selling?

View Larger Map In Rancho Santa Fe, It’s More Than Just a House “Inventory is low,” you hear Realtors saying all the time. However, overall in San Diego, there still aren’t enough homes being built as are needed for the people who are moving and living here. Until builders build more homes, land prices in California will simply continue to rise, and homes will continue …

Blind Competitive Sailor

Blind Sailor Hiro is Inspiring San Diegans

“San Diego is always sunny and always right wind you know, so as a sailor it is heaven. It’s paradise.” – Hiro Iwamoto Hiro Iwamoto is a competitive blind sailor who was born in Japan and moved here to San Diego ten years ago with his wife and daughter. He has conquered some incredible challenges, and now helps people all over the world learn to …

Move to San Diego

Tips for Relaxing During a Move to San Diego

Moving is never fun. When I mentioned that I was moving to a few of my friends recently, I got comments like, “I’ll be sending good thoughts your way,” “I hope it goes smoothly,” and, “Oh, how fun!” (Sarcasm obviously.) Dealing with boxes, packing paper, moving trucks, and bills with the wrong address can be very stressful for your family, work and overall well being, …

Legoland San Diego

Top 6 Things to Do at Legoland California

Legoland is targeted for children ages 3-12, but fun for the whole family! “To invent, you need a good imagination and a pile of stuff.” -Thomas Edison Legoland is a special place in San Diego, where anyone ages 3-99 can enjoy a full day of Lego fun! My family and I visit all the time and never get bored. Legoland is basically an entire amusement …

Easter weekend San Diego

5 Ways to Truly Enjoy Easter From Now On

“Easter is meant to be a symbol of hope, renewal, and new life.” -Janine di Giovanni This is the first year I felt I truly got to “make my own traditions” when it came to Easter. As I was growing up, my family did a little of this and a little of that on Easter, but never the same thing every year. Even though there …

San Diego Zoo

Five Reasons to Visit the San Diego Zoo

View Larger Map The San Diego Zoo Provides All Day Fun and Entertainment “Life is a zoo in a jungle.” -Peter De Vries For one hundred years now the San Diego Zoo has been providing visitors an unforgettable experience. From morning tours with the pandas to 4D theater movies and the Skyfari, San Diego Zoo has something for everyone! My son and I visited San …

Encinitas California

Encinitas: Six Places To Discover

View Larger Map Restaurants, Bars, Stores and More to Visit in Encinitas, California “The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes.” -Marcel Proust This year, I have decided to discover Encinitas, California! I love this small town in San Diego, and want to give you some ideas for next time you’re searching for a new place to …

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Top 6 Home Buyer Concerns: Mortgage Rates Will Go Up Before I Can Buy

The National Association of Realtors just published survey results showing the top six home buyer concerns. Homeservices Lending, our Berkshire Hathaway affiliate loan officer Michael Campos and I will help you alleviate all of these headaches. This week’s concern is that, ‘Mortgage rates will go up before I can buy.’ Worried about this? Let the INDRA Group help! In San Diego county currently, mortgage rates are historically low! …

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Top 6 Home Buyer Concerns: “There Aren’t Enough Homes”

(This article first appeared on www.Indra-Group.com) The National Association of Realtors just published survey results showing the top six home buyer concerns this year. Homeservices Lending and our Berkshire Hathaway affiliate loan officer Michael Campos and I will help you alleviate all of these headaches. This week’s concern is, ‘There aren’t enough homes to choose from.’ Worried about this? Let the INDRA Group help! This week in …

Park City Mountain Ski School

Park City Mountain Ski School Impresses Me

“There are not many places in the world where you can get to the beach in an hour, the desert in two hours and snowboarding or skiing in three hours. You can do all that in California.” –Alex Pettyfer Even though you can go to the beach, desert and skiing in California, our family likes to vacation Park City, Utah each winter! Our whole family …