Jacko Crypt Drives Up Plot Prices

New addition to the neighborhood sending Forest Lawn prices skywards
By Rob Quinn,  Newser Staff
Posted Sep 8, 2009 4:55 AM CDT
Michael Jackson is interred in the Great Mausoleum at Forest Lawn, along with Hollywood legends such as Clark Gable, Jean Harlow and WC Fields.   (AP Photo/ Reed Saxon)
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(Newser) – Michael Jackson has sent property prices soaring for the graves surrounding his final resting place, a sales rep at Forest Lawn cemetery in Glendale tells TMZ. The cemetery has hiked the price of plots near the late singer's tomb as much as $3,000 from the usual $7,000 since Jackson moved in. Private units near Jackson's crypt are selling for even higher, with one owner now seeking $34,000 for a double unit.