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Get To Know Us

Monument Global Estates serves everyone from first-time homebuyers to very high-end clients, including well-known names and celebrities. We pride ourselves on working hard on behalf of our clients and take client confidentiality very seriously. We service the Central Coast Wine Country of California, all of Santa Barbara County, Ventura County including Agoura and Thousand Oaks, and Riverside County's Temecula Valley. We specialize in homebuyers, sellers, investors, and the sales of Fine Homes, Ranches, and Estates. The "Monument" in our name speaks to our impeccable reputation in the community and over 35 years of proven real estate success.

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At Monument Global Estates, we lead with integrity and always place our client's interests as our first priority. Our founder, Kristina Novak, possesses a background in lending and has worked in the real estate industry for over 35 years, accumulating a wealth of experience that she leverages to help ensure your long-term success. In 2021, Kristina was named the #1 agent at her former agency and the #1 Solo Agent for Sales in Santa Ynez. She has closed hundreds of transactions over her career, and her knowledge and negotiation skills are invaluable. Utilizing her far-reaching network, Kristina's access to off-market opportunities is priceless.  

Monument and Kristina go all out when marketing your property, including but not limited to using great photographers, video, 3D digital floor plans, interactive matterport, virtual staging when needed, M3 Digital Marketing (your property shows up on prospective buyers’ phones when they do searches), print ads as well as the GLOBAL online sites and three different MLSs, so the listing gets seen by as many prospective buyers as possible. Contact Kristina to go over a marketing strategy for your property. 

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Following the core values of hard work, professionalism, fairness, and integrity, MONUMENT goes above and beyond for our clients because we genuinely care about your real estate goals, whether selling your existing home or looking to purchase a new home. We take the time to understand you on a deeper level and form a plan to accomplish your dreams. Throughout the journey, we remain in consistent communication keeping you in the loop with every step. While we are approachable, authentic, and fun, we still go to bat for you, employing our expert-level negotiation skills, so all parties involved are satisfied. We value genuine human connections and form long-lasting friendships with many of our clients.

Kristina is so very proud of her past client’s testimonials, as she feels the biggest reward is seeing her clients happy and satisfied.

Contact us today to see how we leverage our expertise to help you come out ahead.

WHAT OUR CLIENTS SAY

Kristina did an excellent job in helping us find a tenant for our rental. She was very knowledgeable and proactive. We appreciated her positive attitude and great communication. I would highly recommend Kristina. Very professional with excellent follow through. We look forward to using her in the future.

— Marjorie G.

WHAT OUR CLIENTS SAY

There’s so much wrapped up in a real estate transaction. It can be clunky, emotional and stressful. And that’s even before a move takes place. To have someone with the ability to soften the edges of a typically unpleasant process was the ultimate gift. Deeply knowledgeable about her market and the craft of navigating these transactions, Kristina Novak was a consummate guide through the ups and downs of a...

— DAVE B.

WHAT OUR CLIENTS SAY

I have now bought and sold several residences with Kristina. She's THE BEST! Kristina has always been incredibly professional and extremely knowledgeable. She is attentive to details, straightforward in her suggestions, & feedback and not only listens well, but follows through as requested. On top of this she is personable and a skilled communicator with all sorts of people. She's certainly a realtor I w...

— SANDRA P.

WHAT OUR CLIENTS SAY

Queen of the Valley, Kristina's knowledge of the Santa Ynez Valley was so comforting, as I knew so little of the area. I had an immediate connection with her. Her easy going attitude and punctuality are great attributes for a real estate agent. We have worked on 3 transactions in the last year, they all were so smooth with no issues that she couldn’t figure out how to make good! She has such finesse in d...

— FABIENNE G.

WHAT OUR CLIENTS SAY

Best agent in the Santa Ynez valley! Kristina is thorough, ethical, knowledgeable and professional. She always has a 'can do' attitude and in the most tense and frustrating situations, Kristina always keeps her cool! I found her to be outstanding, amazing and remarkable. I buy and sell a lot of real estates and Kristina is truly one of the very best REALTOR I've ever worked with, bar none!

— PEG C.

WHAT OUR CLIENTS SAY

My husband and I were looking for our first horse property and decided that Santa Ynez was the place for us to relocate to. Kristina is a very skilled agent and we did find our dream property with her but I want to share a vignette that really illustrates the kind of person she is. We arrived to our new property and the hay delivery that was supposed to happen didn't and I was left on a holiday with 5 hu...

— JOSH & EMILY F.

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