Driving (in) the real estate business
When realtor Audrey Azad drives her Tesla Model X SUV, she knows the kids on the street are doubled up laughing at her license plate that reads, PASTGAS.
If that isn’t enough, the car comes with a whoopie cushion app.
“You can fire it off from any speaker,” she says. “I have endless hours of enjoyment with my clients’ kids in the back seat. You can rig it up so when you use the turn signal, it farts.”
Azad likes to joke that there’s a 12-year-old boy’s heart beating in her chest.
Even though a lot more real estate business is conducted virtually these days, a comfortable sedan or a flash vehicle remains a tool of the trade for agents. There is still a lot of driving to showings and listing appointments, sometimes long distances with clients riding shotgun. An agent’s car needs to be clean and reliable. But