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Owner Trying to Sell Home Where Michael Jackson Died Sues Star Map Seller for Driving Down Property Values

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The owner trying to sell the home where Michael Jackson died is suing the woman who sells star maps just feet away.

The owners, Roxanne and Hubert Guez (of Ed Hardy fame), complain that the peddler's swift business in the shadow of Jackson's final home is driving down property values, TMZ reports.

"Potential buyers are bothered upon approach by the quite visible and annoying constant illegal stopping and/or parking of cars in front of the home on what otherwise would be a quiet residential street," the lawsuit says.

The star maps saleswoman Linda Welton brings out her umbrella, lawn chair and takes advantage of Jackson fans who wants to see the Holmby Hills mansion Jackson leased during his final days preparing for his "This Is It" tour.

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The Holmby Hills mansion went on the market a year ago with an asking price of $28,995,000, according to The Real Estalker.