Kristina Novak Establishes Monument Global Estates

by Cheryl Erpelding

Life-long horsewoman, Kristina Novak has been a successful realtor in Southern California for 35 years and has recently launched Monument Global Estates to better serve her growing real estate business.

Monument Global Estates serves everyone from first-time homebuyers to very high-end clients, including well-known names and celebrities. The team Kristina has created takes pride in working hard on behalf of their clients and they take client confidentiality very seriously. The area MGE will service includes: the Central Coast Wine Country of California, Santa Barbara, Montecito, The Santa Ynez Valley, and other parts of Ventura and Santa Barbara Counties. Kristina is expanding her business to also serve Riverside Counties’ Temecula Valley, Murrietta, and La Cresta. They specialize in homebuyers, sellers, investors, and the sales of Fine Homes, Ranches, and Estates. The “Monument” in their name, according to Kristina, “Speaks to our impeccable reputation in the community and over 35 years of proven real estate success.”

The newly launched website, states: “We provide deep insights on current buyer demands, offer access to an exclusive network of top agents and the buyers they represent, and leverage top technology tools to promote your listing. This formula sets the stage for our team to negotiate the optimal final sale price on your behalf, ensuring that you get the very best return on your real estate investment.”

Kristina and her horse On A Roll. Photo: Captured Moment Photography

“Beyond data, tools, and technology, our talented team invests our unrivaled industry expertise, time, and energy into making sure you feel confident throughout your transaction. We work tirelessly to make sure you’re satisfied with our service from our first meeting to the moment you sign on the line and finalize your sale.”

“Most importantly, we recognize that real estate is about much more than managing transactions. It’s about building relationships and supporting you through a significant life event. That’s why our team prioritizes getting to know you. It’s our privilege to have the opportunity to learn about your real estate and life goals and to help you achieve them. We can’t wait to get started!”

After school, Kristina worked as a mortgage banker in Beverly Hills, CA, and in the surrounding areas. When her 19-year-old daughter was born in 2003, she moved to Santa Ynez to pursue motherhood for her daughter and oversee her beautiful warmblood sport horses. From competing in the hunter/jumper show world to building her horse ranch, to her background in lending, she confidently states that she is, “The premier local expert in equestrian estates, and one of the top agents in the Valley.”

Whether her clients are first-time home buyers or high-profile celebrities, Kristina loves guiding them through the home buying and or selling process. She puts the work into coordinating flawless transactions so her clients can get back to the things that are most important to them in life. Many of them rave about Kristina’s professionalism and the fiduciary duty she provides to the clients she represents. Testimonials from happy customers fill the pages of her new website.

Kristina Novak is a life-long horsewoman with 35 years of experience in Real Estate, dedicated to helping her clients buy or sell their perfect ranch or home. Photo: Deborah Kalas,

While Kristina means business when it comes to matching her clients up with their dream homes and negotiating on their behalf, she also has a very friendly, kind, and calming disposition. She brings the necessary creativity that is needed today to put together an extremely effective marketing campaign to get your property sold. She has an extremely professional way of handling both the buyer and seller in each transaction. Her clients and fellow real estate advisors will tell you she is friendly, creative, energetic, and has an intimate knowledge of the Santa Ynez Valley and Santa Barbara County. She recently helped her clients sell their beach house in Carpinteria to buy a ranch in Santa Ynez. Kristina prides herself on really caring about her clients and what is important to them. Kristina is also very good when it comes to negotiating on her client’s behalf and understands it needs to work for both buyer and seller.

With over 35 years of experience, integrity, and enthusiasm, you can not go wrong with Kristina Novak. Give her a call for any of your real estate needs she is a true professional. To learn more visit