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Venice invaded by fake Christmas door hangings: flyers are actually an invitation to sell your home to a foreign company.

Dear Engel & Vôlkers, in case you do not speak Italian..

Campaign For A Living Venice

EandV“…if you’re considering selling your home, we’ll consider it!”

Venetians across the city found the front of their homes, doorknobs, etc. festooned with these cards from the Real Estate company Engel and Volkers Venezia. On the front the cards have a nice Christmas scene. Happy Holidays and buone feste, we want your home for someone who will pay more for it.

The cards naturally have provoked an uproar among the citizens, who reject this new low in predatory marketing for the second home market. Once again in response Gruppo25Aprile has voiced the sentiments of many. Their letter follows.

Dear E&V,

Beyond the local laws which you may well have broken in placing these flyers on our homes, are you aware of the reaction of rejection you provoked today with this hostile campaign aimed at occupying the market for second homes – because this is we are talking about, this is…

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