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‘Husband left us’ FSBO campaign has yet to produce results

News media is all over the story -- buyers, not so much

Editor's note: The following item is republished with permission of AOL Real Estate. See the original article: "Homeseller Elle Zober's 'Husband Left Us' Lawn Sign Gets Attention -- But Not All Good."By GRAHAM WOODElle Zober of Beaverton, Ore., could never have guessed that the sign she put in her front yard advertising her home sale would turn her into an overnight media sensation. But here she is, practically a household name, and her sign (pictured above), which she put up in early July, is recognized from coast to coast. It reads: "Husband left us for a 22-year-old ... House For Sale by scorned, slightly bitter, newly single owner." "We just thought it would be a funny thing that people would share locally," Zober, a 37-year-old mom, told AOL Real Estate, referring to herself and her ex-husband, whom she divorced after his affair. Elle Zober appearing on HLN's "Dr. Drew" show. Then, she and the sign ended up on national TV shows an...

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