About:

     The Monks prefer to be called real estate consultants because they provide far more than the typical realtor. Their ideal combination blends individual talents into one dynamic business team.  Coupling Bobby's knowledge of construction, home inspections and love of teaching, with Cindy's attention to detail and exceptional marketing and research skills, buyers and sellers will receive optimal service. 

 

The Monk Team has a past – that benefits your future.

     The Monk Team’s combined 30 years of experience provides exceptional knowledge and service. Bobby received his first real estate license in 1997 in Texas. And in addition to receiving the prestigious Graduate Master Builder (GMB) designation, Bobby also holds licenses in plumbing, heating, and air conditioning services.  Bobby's earlier experience as a police chief and detective in the Houston area gave him the opportunity to truly understand people and their needs.  Also, Bobby has inspected 5,000+ homes in the Birmingham area, and has developed a trained eye for seeing current or potential problems in homes.

     Cindy has been in the real estate industry for 21 years.  Her experience in the San Francisco, Houston, and Birmingham markets include both commercial and residential, resale and new construction.  In 2006 she sold ten million in only four months and realized she had an above normal ability to satisfy buyers.  At the point, she decided to take her education ten levels higher by acquiring the Member, Institute of Residential Marketing (MIRM) designation, which teaches the importance of creating an in-depth study of the real estate markets.  Even though she was told by her peers, that achieving the MIRM would be difficult and virtually impossible, she rose to the challenge and achieved the designation in 2007.

 

The Monk Family loves their job and loves to have fun.

     Bobby and Cindy moved back to the Birmingham area eight years ago from Houston, Texas. They are empty nesters who make it a priority to spend time with family, including their four-legged children (three dogs and three cats). Bobby and Cindy’s favorite past times include setting on their deck and counting the stars in the sky, discovering new restaurants, or going skeet shooting. They strive to hit the bull’s eye and are never satisfied with just shooting the gun. This determination is also applied to their real estate business.

The Monk Team believes education never ends.

     Together they have more licenses and credentials than most. Bobby teaches continuing education classes to both realtors and builders. Their thirst for knowledge constantly drives them to do the best possible job for their clients.

     So when you are ready to make your next move, call The Monk Team. Bobby will teach you everything about your home, and Cindy will confirm that you made the right and best decision because attention was paid to the details.

 

Attention: Buyers & Sellers

     If you would like to be aware of potential problems BEFORE you make the offer, or if you want to know what the buyer will ask you to repair in your home BEFORE your receive the offer – call The Monk Team. Ask about their free inspection report.

     You can begin researching your current area and/or the areas you are considering by using the “Market Shapshot” feature on the home page to view “the most update” information available.

 

Bobby's licenses and memberships are listed below:

Graduate Master Builder (GMB-NAHB)

Alabama Home Builder License #6028

Alabama Master Plumber License #1837

Alabama Heating & AC License #01336

American Society Home Inspectors Member #210548

Graduate Builder Degree NAHB (CGB)

2-10 Home Warranty Inspector

Alabama Licensed Inspector #HI-0395

Texas Professional Inspector License #4767

Certified By National Association of Home Inspectors, Inc. (CRI-HAHI)

Professional Member of International Code Council (ICC) #5145913

Member of AL Home Builders Association

 

Cindy is a member of the Sales and Marketing Council and the 50+ Housing Council.

Both are REALTOR members of the National Association of Realtors.

  

Thanks for taking the time to read about us,

Bobby Monk, GMB, CGB, SRES, CAPS

Cindy Monk, GRI, ePRO, MCSP, CMP, MIRM, CSHP

Associate Brokers with Keller Williams Realty

E-mail: Cindy@CindyMonk.com

Call or text message Cindy at (205) 229-2427