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Old 06-01-2018, 03:46 AM
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https://nypost.com/2018/05/31/jersey...rricane-sandy/

A New Jersey-based real estate agency is now touting itself as a “global” company after one of its signs, blown away during Hurricane Sandy in 2012, was found on the shores of France.

The saga began when a man named Hannes Frank, from Bordeaux, France, reached out to the New Jersey company — Diane Turton, Realtors in Point Pleasant — after finding a damaged Turton sign during a beach walk.

The company has confirmed that this is its sign, from a waterfront listing well over half a decade ago, marketing director Perry Beneduce told Fox News.

The home survived the powerful storm’s destruction, but the sign was washed out into the Atlantic Ocean. In all, it appears to have floated across 3,700 miles in the years since.

The agency posted the strange story, along with photos, https://www.facebook.com/dianeturtonrealtors/posts/10156321465543486, where its been shared more than 300 times.

“Having our signage wash up in France on the beach truly proves that Diane Turton, Realtors is a global real estate company,” the agency boasted.
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Not covered in barnacles and stuff after that long???
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I noticed that too and found it odd
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“Having our signage wash up in France on the beach truly proves that Diane Turton, Realtors is a global real estate company,” the agency boasted.


When Bill was asked if this was simply a Publicity Stunt, He replied "NO COMMENT"???



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Yeah....somethin ain't right.....publicity stunt....after 1 week something will attach to it...
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Here is their 15 mins of fame
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looks like a standard home listing sign, how would they know which house it came from?
Diane Turton listed our home, maybe it was from our house, geez BS
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Probably JerseyPete's realtor.
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Total BS!!!! For many obvious reasons...
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The said the sign was from a house in Belmar...Really??? How would you even know WHAT house it was from? There's no ID numbers on a sign. ALso, sure must be some damn good paint. The condition was very good for 6 years adrift. Perhaps we should use it for bottom paint!!!
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Originally Posted by Lprizman View Post
Not covered in barnacles and stuff after that long???
This is more like how something will look after drifting across the Atlantic.
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I have seen plenty of washed up boards or other similar articles on the beach that have been stripped of all marine growth after washing up and getting pounded by waves from the beach, the waves and sand are a bit abrasive.....
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Originally Posted by aFORDable View Post
This is more like how something will look after drifting across the Atlantic.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aiz1eIoPAnk

sure looks a lot like the sign in discussion???



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