National Association of Gay & Lesbian Real Estate Professionals

January 27, 2015

Brad Speck is Creative, Imaginative, Exuberant, and Talented

A NAGLREP Social Spotlight by Darla Michelsen

Brad Speck has been a Realtor in Phoenix Az. for over 2 years, after spending most of his career as a performance theatre and dance artist, something he is very passionate about and still currently involved in a Phoenix contemporary dance company.

After being asked to stage some homes for a Real Estate friend and really loving it, and finding he had a talent for it, he surprisingly discovered that a lot of his performance background and working with models and actors negotiations in the past really gave him a great step up for going into Real Estate. Brad recently got to show case his talents in a recent episode of HGTV House Hunters and found it to be a very rewarding and challenging experience, in regards to the process and how it became an inside joke at how many times it took him to drive his car to up the house, 20 takes??


Brad has a drive to provide the best service and wants to continue to learn and grow in his Real Estate business and with all his energy I have no doubts he will succeed.

Darla Michelsen: What do you love most about the area that you live and work?

Brad Speck: The Weather and the diversity of Architecture in the central Phoenix area, from Ranches to Horse properties, l love looking at the different styles of homes any time I get a chance.

DM: What is the major benefit you offer to your Clients?

BS: Honesty above all things, even if it’s tough to say and tough for the client to hear but it’s all to protect and help them make the best decision.

DM: What is a social cause you are passionate about?

BS: AIDS awareness and education, a cause close to my heart after losing my brother.

DM: What do you like to do with your free time?

BS: Dancing and Theatre and working out and I love to paint abstracts.

DM: What are 3 things about you that most people wouldn't know?

BS: I studied to be a classical musician and play trombone, tuba and piano, I played football in high school and was also a power lifter, my parents were original fix and flippers and we moved about every 2 or 3 years and this is why they think I’m a Realtor today!

DM: If you could sing one song on American Idol what would it be?

BS: Finishing the Hat from Sunday in the Park with George by Stephen Sondheim.
DM: One of my favorite musicals!

DM: If you could have any person dead or alive over to dinner who would it be and what would you serve them?

BS: Vaslas Nijinsky and he could eat whatever he wanted!

DM: I would love to come to that dinner! And he could bring Mikhail Baryshnikov for the fun of it!

DM: What is your Super Power?

BS: I have an insane ability to channel ADD into Multi- tasking! For example I did 34 shows in 3 weeks and 3 closings!!!!

DM: What is your Kryptonite?

BS: Boredom
DM: That doesn’t surprise me. LOL

DM: Finish this sentence... If you could turn back time you would…..

BS: I would warn everyone about the impending boom of the Real Estate market in 2006, 2007.

DM: Answer this question? Before I die I would like to........

BS: Visit every continent

Tags: Phoenix, Gay Real Estate, Scottsdale

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