Jackson`s rented house has a buyer

Updated: Jun 01, 2012, 14:30 PM IST

Los Angeles: Michael Jackson`s rented house has attracted a buyer who has offered $17 million for the house. The house is worth $23.9 million as per the prevailing market rates.

A businessman here has showed interest in the the Holmby Hills house, in which Jackson died in 2009, reports contactmusic.com.

The insiders insist that the businessman couldn`t care less that Jackson lived there before passing away in his bedroom in June 2009.

The owner has had problems selling the house in the past to some extent because it has been popular with tourists eager to view the famous estate.

"The buyer, who has been trying to sell the home for three years, and the seller are in the process of negotiating to see if they can come to a reasonable agreement," tmz.com quoted a real estate source as saying.