Meet Scottsdale AZ Realtors Jason & Stephanie

Welcome to NorthScottsdaleLuxuryLiving.com by Talka International Realty! Whether you are looking to buy or sell real estate in North Scottsdale, you need a trusted advisor who can steer you along a stress-free path to a smooth closing with no regrets. With the expertise, experience, specialized knowledge, state-of-the-art tools, and industry credentials needed to successfully handle any type of real estate transaction with superlative customer service and professionalism, we can assist you in finding a quality home with an enviable lifestyle, luxurious amenities, and scenic vistas in the North Scottsdale area so that you can begin your next journey in life.

If you are seeking to sell your home put our resources to work for you to bring about a successful and timely closing. Our record of success is the result of time tested and refined marketing processes paired with sheer commitment to providing unparalleled service and professional negotiation skills.

Talka International Realty is conveniently located in North Scottsdale giving us a birds-eye view of the surrounding communities. The owners at Talka International Realty, Jason Felker and Stephanie Lund, have firsthand knowledge of just how much the area has to offer since they have lived North Scottsdale. They are familiar with everything that this gorgeous area has to offer.

Please allow our uncompromising approach to make a positive difference where your homeownership is involved. We believe that our commitment to superlative service is unparalleled in the real estate industry. We are dedicated to assisting our clients to realize their dreams of homeownership in North Scottsdale drawing from our extensive knowledge of the area to find the perfect home!

Talka International Realty’s agents provide a respectful, professional, client-focused approach to each of our real estate transactions placing the client’s needs first and foremost- Read what our clients are saying. Please contact us with any questions or chat with us now. We are happy to be of service!

 

JASON FELKER | REALTOR

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University Degree: Bachelor of Science in Business from Arizona State University
Professional Designations Earned: Certified Negotiation Expert (CNE), Accredited Buyer’s Representative (ABR), Certified International Property Specialist (CIPS), Resort and Second Home Property Specialist (RSPS), Certified Luxury Home Marketing Specialist (CLHMS), Million Dollar Guild Member, Seniors Real Estate Specialist (SRES), Short Sale and Foreclosure Resource (SFR), Certified Distressed Property Expert (CDPE), Certified Short Sale Expert (CSSN)
Licensed in: Arizona & British Columbia
Hometown: Calgary, Alberta

 

Having started Talka International Realty along with his wife Stephanie, Jason Felker strives to raise the bar for the real estate industry by increasing the expectations for professionals in this field. His keen sense of business, real estate knowledge, extensive experience, strong sense of dedication, exceptional negotiating skills, and unwavering enthusiasm have driven him to succeed as a successful luxury real estate agent. Living and working in North Scottsdale has given Jason unique knowledge about the area, benefitting both his company as well as his clients. His knowledge is the foundation of his business. He is passionate about his work and continually strives to improve his industry knowledge, while cultivating professional relationships that can assist his clients in their real estate transactions.

Jason is the image of a dedicated REALTOR® who acts professionally with the client’s best interest at the forefront of every decision. Drawing from more than 13 years of sales and negotiating experience, Jason displays exceptional knowledge about most areas of real estate, particularly luxury homes. This extensive knowledge and expertise, his outstanding negotiating skills, and focused dedication to his job are only outshined by his unwavering commitment to his clients, which is exemplified in Talka International Realty’s superlative service pledge to achieve the best possible outcome for each and every client.

Graduating Summa Cum Laude from Arizona State University with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Jason brings a firm educational background with him to the world of luxury real estate. Among the designations Jason holds are: Certified Negotiation Expert (CNE), Accredited Buyer’s Representative (ABR), Certified
International Property Specialist (CIPS), Resort and Second Home Property Specialist (RSPS), Seniors Real Estate Specialist (SRES), Short Sale and Foreclosure Resource (SFR), Certified Distressed Property Expert (CDPE), Certified Short Sale Expert (CSSN). Many of these are the highest designations in the respective fields of expertise, giving him a solid foundation for his business.

Raised in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, Jason has an interest in both international and domestic real estate. Part of a husband-and-wife team, he now resides between Penticton, British Columbia, Canada and his residence in North Scottsdale, Arizona where Talka International Realty is located. This scenario gives Jason a unique perspective on luxury real estate and vacation properties.

Jason is licensed as a REALTOR® in both Arizona and British Columbia, enabling him to service both domestic and international clients with ease. His personal knowledge of the Canadian real estate process enables him to aid sellers and buyers of Arizona property even though they are living in Canada. He is driven by his enthusiasm to keep his finger on the pulse of current real estate trends, while continually gaining knowledge of this and other related industries, especially where he sees that it will benefit his future clients.

As part of an ongoing effort to serve the North Scottsdale community better, Jason has put together a team of professionals with the primary goal of serving clients with an exceptional level of service, dedication, and commitment. Jason’s professional affiliations include the National Association of REALTORS®, the Arizona Association of REALTORS®, the Scottsdale Area Association of REALTORS®, the Canadian Real Estate Association, the Real Estate Council of British Columbia, and the South Okanagan Real Estate Board.

Jason is a member of the Institute for Luxury Home Marketing. Having earned their Luxury Home Marketing Specialist Designation, Jason’s skills as a luxury home agent are clearly validated. Recently, the Top Agent Network (TAN) invited Jason (along with his wife Stephanie) to join and become part of their network. This is a coveted invitation among REALTORS® as only those agents who are within the top 10% of Scottsdale REALTORS® and embody TAN’s slogan “Where verified top producers collaborate and prosper” are invited.

Specializing in luxury homes in the North Scottsdale area, Jason brings a unique set of negotiating skills to the table due to his daily presence and homeownership within the North Scottsdale community. An expert in the luxury market, Jason’s commitment to furthering his education, expanding his knowledge, and keeping up with the pulse of luxury market conditions is a testament to his sincerity and dedication to his chosen career.

A professional REALTOR® with a proven track record of success, Jason is part of a luxury brokerage dedicated to the provision of excellent customer service and the continuing education of its staff members. His background provides him with the knowledge and experience needed to offer professional, personalized service to anyone looking to purchase a home in this location.

STEPHANIE LUND | REALTOR

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University Degrees: Bachelor of Science in Business from Arizona State University; Juris Doctor of Law (JD) from Arizona State University
Professional Designations Earned: Certified Negotiation Expert (CNE), Accredited Buyer’s Representative (ABR), Certified International Property Specialist (CIPS), Resort and Second Home Property Specialist (RSPS), Certified Luxury Home Marketing Specialist (CLHMS), Million Dollar Guild Member, Seniors Real Estate Specialist (SRES), Short Sale and Foreclosure Resource (SFR), Certified Distressed Property Expert (CDPE), Certified Short Sale Expert (CSSN)
Licensed in: Arizona & British Columbia
Hometown: Penticton, British Columbia

 

Stephanie is a passionate REALTOR® with a keen business sense and an ability to identify strategies that provide clients with superlative service throughout real estate transactions whether they are purchasing luxury properties, vacation homes, or golf estates. She enjoys the quick-paced, multi-faceted industry including both domestic and international real estate opportunities in the luxury market. Stephanie and Jason started Talka International Realty with a common goal aimed at improving the public’s perceived image of the real estate industry, while providing exceptional service to their clients.

Born and raised in Penticton, British Columbia, Stephanie has ties to both Canada and the United States, giving her a unique perspective for real estate transactions. Stephanie maintains close ties with Canada since she continues to reside part of the year in Penticton, British Columbia.

Stephanie’s experience as a luxury real estate agent enables her to successfully serve her clients, skillfully negotiating the best transaction. Her extensive knowledge in this field is showcased by the ease with which she navigates the buying and selling process for each of her clients, domestic and international alike.

Stephanie’s father, Larry Lund, a retired professional hockey player, had a successful career in the World Hockey Association where he played alongside Gordie Howie. Larry Lund founded the Okanagan Hockey School, the world’s largest and longest running professional sports camp for hockey. Stephanie played an integral role in the school, streamlining operations and marketing both the original school as well as a NHL satellite campus.

Stephanie graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Arizona State University with the distinction of having achieved Magna Cum Laude status. She then went on to earn her Juris Doctor of Law (JD) from the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University. She currently holds a number of integral designations for real estate including Certified Negotiation Expert (CNE), Certified International Property Specialist (CIPS), Resort and Second Home Property Specialist (RSPS), Seniors Real Estate Specialist (SRES), Certified Distressed Property Expert (CDPE), Short Sale and Foreclosure Resource (SFR), Certified Short Sale Negotiator (CSSN), and Transnational Referral Certification (TRC). Many of these industry designations are the highest ones possible in the respective area of expertise. Stephanie’s background provides her with a firm foundation to draw upon when handling luxury real estate transactions. Understanding the importance of each real estate purchase or sale, she always goes above and beyond what is expected of her. Due to her keen interest in international real estate, Stephanie is also licensed in British Columbia.

Her extensive experience and knowledge of the luxury real estate market allow her to provide her clients with the highest level of service and guidance throughout every transaction. Clients come first in all transactions, and their needs take the highest priority. Stephanie is adept at negotiating contracts, advising clients on property negotiations, developing strong relationships with vendors, and negotiating the best deal on behalf of her clients. Her extensive background and experience includes domestic and international real estate transactions, residential property transactions, luxury real estate, property management, marketing of properties, and starting up and operating Talka International Realty.

In accordance with her belief that the real estate industry needs to improve its image and service to clients, Stephanie is continuing her education at every opportunity. She is a member of the following associations: National Association of REALTORS, Arizona Association of REALTORS, and Scottsdale Area Association of REALTORS.

Stephanie is a member of the Institute for Luxury Home Marketing, an organization that has honored her with the distinction of being given the coveted Luxury Home Marketing Specialist Designation. Only a select group of luxury real estate agents have been given this distinction. In recent months, the Top Agent Network, also known as TAN, has invited Stephanie, along with her husband Jason, to become a valued member of their organization. This prestigious affiliation is offered only to the crème de la crème of real estate. Stephanie personifies the type of individual referred to by TAN’s slogan “Where verified top producers collaborate and prosper.”

Along with her husband, Stephanie takes great pride in being in a key position to serve her clients and neighbors in luxury real estate matters. Both Stephanie and Jason believe in continuing their education in an effort to stay on top of crucial changes within the industry. Stephanie’s passion for real estate has provided the momentum for the success of her career, and her dedication, professionalism, and outstanding character carry her through each day successfully. Stephanie brings with her years of expertise based in a strong foundation of real estate knowledge.