Dear Seller: Real Estate Love Letters from Los Angeles
Dear Seller: Real Estate Love Letters from Los Angeles features memorable letters by those who attempted to win the hearts of home sellers with their words and stories in order to win the bidding war for the home of their dreams.
Each letter paints a portrait of its author—her or his family, background, and values (economic and personal), as well as future aspirations—using social capital as well as actual capital in the effort to be selected. Here narrative becomes the currency.
Our aim with this collection is to share the diverse voices of everyday Angelenos writing from the heart (versus simply their bank accounts), while also offering a colorful look at the interesting architecture of the city—and a peek at what lies beyond our neighbors' doors.
Special thanks to the Department of Cultural Affairs, City of Los Angeles, and Center for Cultural Innovation's Creative Economic Development Fund for supporting this endeavor.
- Compiled by Narrated Objects
- Featuring more than 20 contributors
- 8 x 10 inches | softcover with French flaps
- 156 pages + cover
- FSC-certified paper with eco-friendly based inks
- Lovingly printed in Los Angeles by Nonstop Printing
A portion of the proceeds from the book will go to Piece by Piece, which provides free mosaic art workshops to low-income and formerly homeless people. Piece by Piece uses recycled materials to help their participants develop marketable skills, self-confidence, earned income, and an improved quality of life.
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