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Here's What We Know About Harry And Meghan's New Life In Cali

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11. They Took Out A Mortgage
Meghan and Harry were serious when they said they wanted to be financially independent from the royal family, and so they didn't use any royal family money to buy their $14 million Santa Barbara home. Instead, they reportedly took out a mortgage. 

"Harry could’ve asked [Prince] Charles to contribute toward the cost of the house, but he chose not to," a source told Us Weekly. "Getting his dad financially involved would result in the royals having control over him. It would mean going backwards."

And even though getting a $14 million mortgage sounds intimidating, the two were excited about the investment. "Unlike buying a car, it’s an investment. Meghan’s confident they’ll make a hefty profit if they ever decide to sell up. And on the upside, at least their security costs have been reduced. Their new home is gated and secure. They still have bodyguards but no longer need as many," the source said.