Skillful, savvy, and unfailingly clever, Speakman is a breath of fresh air in the Central Ohio real estate scene. Speakman has a habit of turning the impossible into possible wherever he goes. Forging long-term client relationships is at the core of his approach. No transaction is ever a one-and-done deal, instead, Speakman focuses on earning his clients’ trust through tenacious hard work, strategic problem-solving, and abundant good humor.
He knows Columbus because he’s lived here his whole life. It’s where he went to school and where he built his business after graduation. Speakman started his career in real estate at the ripe old age of 17, at HER Real Living in Powell. He started out answering phones, filing paperwork, and taking care of duties around the office each weekend. He then began a seven-year run in residential new construction in both Columbus, OH, and Tampa FL.
Speakman resides in Victorian Village and has spent the past decade helping people realize their Columbus real estate dreams. Whether buying or selling, he leverages his considerable market knowledge and network of associates to create great client outcomes every time.
His service has been recognized by multiple organizations with awards ranging from 2012 Rookie of the Year by the Builder Industry Association for his nearly 10 million in annual sales to Co-Chair of the Young Professionals Network at Columbus REALTORS® to Top Ranking New Home Consultant at national Homebuilder M/I Homes. However, it is his work one-on-one with clients that make real estate such a fulfilling business for him. He works hard to communicate effectively with each client to ensure that they feel heard and understood throughout the process, whether buying or selling.
Navigating the Columbus real estate market and seeking out prime opportunities, Speakman's market know-how and tech-savvy help him to find great deals before anyone else, negotiate effectively, and deliver exceptional value and remarkable results to his clients. Only a top producer like him can take his wealth of knowledge, experience, insight, and extensive network and turn them into extraordinary outcomes for his clients.
One of the things that you’ll always hear Joe’s clients say is that he made the process feel really easy. That’s his favorite compliment and one that he strives to earn from every client, no matter how complex their sale or purchase.
Joe has deep roots in our area and supports several local organizations. His best decision by far was adopting his best friend Tyson from Central Ohio Sheltie RescueHe is an ongoing member of Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Central Ohio and actively supports other organizations that work to promote human rights and equality. In his spare time, Joe loves to be outdoors camping and boating. He also enjoys wine tasting, travel, and football weekends at OSU (Go Buckeyes!).
Put Speakman’s passion for Columbus’s beautiful urban neighborhoods, his tech and marketing skills, and his commitment to excellence to work for you in your real estate sale. Put his energy, enthusiasm, and extensive market knowledge to work on your purchase!