Are Prince Harry & Meghan looking to sell their Montecito home & relocate?

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You know how the British media has spent the past year and half hysterically reporting on the Duke and Duchess of Sussex’s Montecito mansion? The one which cost anywhere from $10 million to $25 million, because they couldn’t decide which number sounds worse? The same mansion with twenty bathrooms, fifty bedrooms, a yoga room and four kitchens, because they couldn’t decide what sounds worse? That Montecito mansion, Casa de Sussex, for the California royals. Well, according to British sources, Meghan and Harry might be moving out?

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are planning to leave their £11million California mansion because they are ‘not over the moon’ with it, reports say. The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are reportedly looking to move from their nine-bedroom property in the exclusive neighbourhood of Montecito after just 18 months as they do not like its location.

Insiders have claimed the couple are now looking at other places to raise their children Archie, two, and Lilibet, six months.

It comes after they spent their first Christmas as a family in the sprawling mansion, even showing a glimpse of their baby Lilibet for the first time on their Christmas card.

A source told the Daily Mirror: ‘They are thinking of selling their house there. However, it won’t be on the market because of who they are. It’s only being shown to people who are confirmed with funds and are serious buyers.’

The insider added: ‘They want to stay in the neighbourhood or nearby but they aren’t over the moon about the house and the location.’

The couple bought their mansion, which boasts 16 bathrooms, in Montecito, California, last year after quitting frontline royal duties and moving to the US. The keys to Frogmore Cottage in Windsor were later handed to Princess Eugenie, who is living there with husband Jack Brooksbank and their son August.

[From The Daily Mail]

This wasn’t their first Christmas in Montecito, it was their second. They bought the home in the summer of 2020. Personally, I would not be surprised if Harry and Meghan did want to live somewhere else, Meghan especially. I think Harry has driven their real estate choices, from Frogmore Cottage to this Montecito palace. He has wanted to cocoon his little family and keep them far away from everywhere else. I still think that if it was solely Meghan’s call, they would have stayed in London (not moved to Windsor) and they probably would live in Malibu or Bel Air. Anyway, this could be true or maybe not, who knows. Maybe they’re looking to flip the property for a profit. The California real estate market is bonkers, I would imagine they could turn a significant profit, honestly.

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  1. Snuffles says:

    This weekend the Sussex’s PR people made it clear that no sources who ever speak for them. They would either speak on the record or not at all. So this story is bullshit.

    • Amy Bee says:

      I second this.

    • Jasper says:

      I was about to make the same comment. Until I see confirmation from the couple themselves that they’re moving I’m not believing a word of this.

    • Jan says:

      That statement was from 2020, a royal rat pulled it out to make it appear as if was new, this was the same statement, where they named the tabloids they would not deal with.

    • Over it says:

      Didn’t Meghan tell James cordon that they already have a house? And didn’t she just tell Ellen that they have been making their home? So I call crap on this story

    • Moxylady says:

      When you have kids, it changes how you feel about a home Ans what your priorities are.
      But I don’t believe it until I hear it from them.

      • Feeshalori says:

        I feel the same, in general your priorities can always change and what you thought would be a permanent situation may get revised and revisited down the road. So you can never say never. But as others have said, I’ll believe it when they confirm it. For now, l think the British media is blowing smoke out of their butts for deflection.

    • foxgirl says:

      Am I the only one who thinks we don’t really have a right to know this at all? If celebrities want to share with people their homes, that’s fine, but I don’t think they should feel compelled to. Other than crazy curiosity about how rich folks live, (the bathroom situation on all of these houses makes me laugh- why so many more than bedrooms), I’m not real sure why they might be moving or not is such a story. Frankly, it’s actually tame for most of the British gossip media with them and maybe we should encourage it, but I just don’t get the interest. Even on here whether it is true or not seems to create a lot of interest. Who cares and if they do does it really matter much?

      I’m more interested in what they are doing with Netflix, Spotify-if it’s still on, and other projects. I think they are a compelling couple and I’ve always been interested in what they are going to do, less about what happened to them with both their families. I know with Covid and a new baby their projects were lean last year, but I’m looking forward to this year and I hope they come out with something good to drown out the other crap.

  2. Woke says:

    On this kind of insight TMZ would have more credibility than a british tabloids

    • Sid says:

      Even TMZ had no clue they bought the Montecito place until it officially came out

    • Mandy says:

      Exactly!! I hate to say it but I would believe tmz over the daily fail any day when it comes to scoops like this. They have an inside on Hollywood celebrity real estate. I think they were the ones who broke the story about the Sussexes Montecito move in the first place.

    • Snuffles says:

      Exactly. I would believe it if it came from TMZ. This is the kind of stuff they know about.

      I think this is a set up for future fake stories. If the Mail on Sunday had to give Meghan tens of millions of dollars as part of their settlement, they want to paint her as a spendthrift who wastes her money on flashy real estate and expensive clothing and not on charity “like the royals”.

      By the way, on the clothes front. I’m well aware she has the money to buy all the fancy clothes that she wants, but I’m 99.9% sure that she’s getting freebies and loaners left and right. Especially for public appearances. It’s the Hollywood way. Whatever she wears, sells out.

      • Mandy says:

        Although I agree she can wear whatever the hell she wants, I wish she wore some affordable clothes that I can buy for myself sometimes 🤣😭. She’s always in high end fashion that my bank card would be caught running away from if I’m ever near it.

      • Rapunzel says:

        Snuffles- and if she’s getting freebies and loaners, good for her! I don’t understand the problem with that. It makes sense, as a public figure to get loaners because new stuff for every event is wasteful and hard to store.
        And freebies are, to me, only fair. Celebrities spike sales. Why shouldn’t they get freebies in return? It’s a nice, symbiotic relationship. One the taxpayer funded BRF could benefit from. I mean, who’s going to get mad if Kate wears loanets/freebies instead of buying clothes with taxpayer money?

      • Jan says:

        Someone post a picture of Meghan’s shoe closet from the ‘tig’ and most of the shoes she wore for royal engagements, she owned already.
        They’re trying to imply that she use to shop at Topshop, before she met Harry.

  3. Denise says:

    If they are looking to move I think it would be because of constant breaches of their privacy. They said how they constantly have issues with drones flying over and paparazzi trying to infiltrate the neighbourhood

    • Mandy says:

      They haven’t had that problem in Montecito. That’s why I don’t think this is true because Montecito is a gated community and paparazzi aren’t allowed in the neighborhood, only at the industrial or shopping areas, that’s why they were able to photograph Meghan out shopping.

      • Ella says:

        I think maybe they’ve not had drone issues, but there was an article saying that they’d had to call the police a crazy amount of times or something because their security system kept being tripped.

      • Sid says:

        Who was the source of the article? Outside of the one incident where some dude tried to breach security and got caught, I haven’t seen any legit reports of incidents. And the California drone laws are that celebs fought for are apparently a pretty strong deterrant.

        I mean considering that we’ve yet to see any photos of them on their property in the time they have been living there, and only a couple of of photos of them out and about, it would seem they are getting plenty of privacy.

      • Anne Call says:

        Montecito is not gated, their property is gated (I assume) but the entire city is not gated. It’s pretty private though and I have never seen obvious paparazzi like you see in LA. The town is full of famous people and I think they are left alone. Weather this week is in the 60’s/low 70’s and bright blue skies. I would be shocked if they moved to LA. Moving to another house in Montecito would not be surprising and they would make a lot of money off their house-prices skyrocketed here during Covid as people started working remote and moved from more crowded big cities.

      • Msb says:

        Montecito is not a gated community. Some properties have gates somewhere along the driveway or like Oprah’s estate, on the very edge of the border before you can even enter. The streets that go through many of the neighborhoods are somewhat windy and don’t have much room for paparazzi to sit and photograph people.

    • nutella toast says:

      We never see pics of their house or them, so I don’t think they’re having paparazzi problems.

    • aftershocks says:

      @Denise, the problems with drones happened when they were staying at Tyler Perry’s house in Beverly Hills, where the property was more exposed. Drones would not be able to get away with flying over their Montecito property. Greater ease of protecting their safety and security is surely one of the reasons they purchased the Montecito estate.

  4. Rapunzel says:

    I don’t buy this story. At all. It’s just a smear to make the Sussexes look like greedy snobs. It “oh look at these horrid people not appreciating their multi-million dollar mansion and abandoning it cause it’s not good enough”

    It’s especially about making Meg look like a gold digger, upgrading the house with 17 bathrooms to 25.

    EtA: and if they are moving. it’s for a good reason, like making money, or increasing security, or being closer to something important. It’s not cause they don’t like the house.

    And even if they don’t like it, they have a right to be picky, since they only have one house… unlike the 3 homes the Cambridges have.

    • equality says:

      I agree with the reasons you stated. It’s theirs to sell if they wish, bought and paid for with their own money.

    • Anance says:

      Especially when you consider all the Andrew stories they were running before this tidbit.

  5. lanne says:

    how would the BM know anything? If they do move, it will happen, and people will learn about it anywhere from 2-6 months after the fact. That’s how the Sussexes roll. I think this is the BM starved for stories and making shit up–also because they can pound in the “black people aren’t supposed to have nice things” angle to engage with their racist base.

    • Saucy&Sassy says:

      lanne, ITA. I’m sitting here thinking why would anyone sell a house to make money when they would have to spend more to buy another house? I think about their house payments–guess what, it’s pretty low when compared to what it would be if they bought the house now. It gets tiring reading about the lies. I am also rather amused, because this is all they’ve got? They really are scraping the bottom of the barrel. Be mad.

  6. Chic says:

    Timing of story was suspicious. I think this story will be used to justify Keens new home which must be coming soon. This is a rivalry story. This follows seem pattern as clothing story last week…one day is Kate being thrifty and her decreased COVID spending and next pointing out the cost of Meghan’s, while failing to mention that taxpayers do not fund MH.
    We find out today whether Andrew was mentioned in deal between Guiffre and Maxwell, the Meghan story was a distraction.

  7. Mandy says:

    They are running this story because one of their neighbors is selling their mansion and they believe Harry and Meghan are snatching it. Hello! Magazine ran a story last week suggesting the Sussexes could move into the mansion and now the daily mail are playing catchup.

    Harry and Meghan said unnamed royal sources and insiders won’t speak for them. This isn’t true. Let’s start 2022 off by not blindly believing the Daily Mail. They might move or not move but if it doesn’t come from their mouth it isn’t true. Besides, Meghan said on the James Corden show that they’ve had enough moving.

    There’s not much of a difference between Montecito and Malibu so I doubt Meghan would choose Malibu over Montecito. The only thing Montecito brings to the couple is privacy which I believe they both agreed on from the beginning. Moving to Montecito was as much of a decision from Harry as it was from Meghan and even in their statement from 2020 they said this would be their family home. I don’t see them selling anytime soon but I do see them getting a second house though.

    • Snuffles says:

      “ Besides, Meghan said on the James Corden show that they’ve had enough moving.”

      And I believe them. They seem to have settled in quite nicely and are even involved in community activities (like the Christmas parade). They just had a baby. They wouldn’t want to go through another major upheaval for a while.

    • Concern Fae says:

      OK That I would believe. A move down the street is still a pain in the ass, but sometimes you just realize that this other house has some real benefit you current one doesn’t. You also know that you will regret not moving every time you drive by.

      Is probably total BS, however.

    • STRIPE says:

      The only reason I see them moving is to be in LA or NYC. Santa Barbara is lovely but it is a full 2 hours from LA. If they need to be in LA often that drive may get tiresome.

      • Anne Call says:

        Depending on when you go, you can get to west La in 90 minutes and Malibu even faster. I’m sure they have a driver and work in the car. Not so bad and lots of celebs do it.

      • STRIPE says:

        @Anne Call I’m sure they do – but I wouldn’t want to do that drive more than I needed to, driver or not.

        That’s the only reason I see them moving to LA specifically – if they have to come in LA more and more it may become worth it to them.

        That being said I think this story is BS anyway lol

      • aftershocks says:

        @STRIPE said:
        “The only reason I see them moving is to be in LA or NYC.”

        ^^ I doubt this though. First of all, I doubt it because they said the Montecito property is their first and their forever home when they purchased it. Also, I believe that some people are viewing this in terms of their own lifestyle interests and desires, which they are then somehow projecting onto Meghan.

        We don’t the Sussexes personally, but my opinion is that M&H are both interested in residing in a nature setting. That’s why they rented the converted barn in the Cotswolds on Great Tew Estates, and they reportedly enjoyed spending time at the Soho House location in the Berkshires. They were said not to enjoy living in London.

        In particular, in The Me You Can’t See series, Harry directly spoke about experiencing anxiety whenever he flew into London. That’s a key right there that once they married, both M&H were on the same page about wanting to live in a nature setting. Reportedly, M&H spent a lot of time enjoying the Windsor Great Park grounds during their courtship. Harry had attended Eton, which is very close to Windsor Castle, so I think the area was a favorite of his. He also largely grew up at Highgrove (again in a country setting).

        When Meghan was single, sure she had a different, more cosmopolitan lifestyle, living in Toronto, visiting London, New York, and L.A. often, and traveling extensively on business and on vacations. Since then, Meghan’s life has significantly changed as a married woman with children, dogs, and rescue chickens. She has settled down with her hubby to nurture their family and to focus on raising their beautiful kids.

        Not to mention the overriding fact that Sussexes’ high profile fame has impacted their lifestyle and security needs, in part due to Harry’s royal status, and being Diana’s youngest son (with the caring personality most like hers).

      • Pat says:

        Perhaps an apartment in the city of New York or a rental in the Hampton’ s but I don’t see Harry and Meghan doing nothing more over the top. I think the Hampton’s may be for vacation but the apartment in NY for work related activities. Honestly I only believe they would possibly get a place in Hampton’s. 5 bedroom 7 1/2 bathrooms or 5 bedrooms 8 bathrooms. I think they would do a summer rental b4 they make a final decision. They might enjoy CapeCod better who knows. Then again a younger cries at Hampton’s. We may actually see a difference.

    • Jan90067 says:

      Mandy, the SPACE is the huge difference. Most homes in Malibu (save “compounds” like Streisand’s, of which there aren’t many) are *very* close together. I rented one for a few weeks earlier this year, and if I sneezed, my neighbor said “Bless you”. I mean, I could literally reach out and almost touch their wall.

      I think the Sussexes are very happy where they are, in their enclave. It’s a short heli ride to LA, or a leisurely 2 hr drive in. I don’t think they want to be in “the center” of anything.

      I do believe they’ll get a place in NY at some point though.

      • aftershocks says:

        ^^ @Jan90067, I doubt that M&H would purchase a home in NYC, because how often are they going to be there? At the moment, I think when they do visit, they’re probably fine with the options available to them– everything from luxury hotels, high-rise furnished apartments that might be available for short-term rental, or staying at the NY homes or apartments of close friends. There are some rich people who don’t live year-round in their NY properties.

        If the Sussexes ever do decide to purchase a part-time home in NYC, I think it would be more likely to happen once their kids are in college. Right now, I think they are invested in canoodling at their home in Montecito. They are surely doing a lot of their business work via Zoom.

  8. Royalwatcher says:

    Once again the BM is lying. Quelle surprise. Just yesterday the Sussexes stated (again) that any legit news that is coming from them will NOT be through unnamed sources. They will put a name to any and all news relating to Harry, Meghan, and Archewell. So…yup…the BM is once again trying to stir up trouble by suggesting that they’re not happy at home.

    I just wonder what Camb news this is actually trying to deflect from? The continuing rumors about The Other Brother cheating (allegedly) and out of wedlock children (allegedly), the Cambs living separately, deflecting from Keen criticism of 40 years of do-nothingness…? You know it’s something related to Keen and WanderingPeen.

    • aftershocks says:

      @Royalwatcher said:
      “Just yesterday the Sussexes stated (again) that any legit news that is coming from them will NOT be through unnamed sources…”

      But did the Sussexes actually put out any statement recently about this? As others have noted, the article in the Telegraph appears to be a rehash from what the Sussexes said in 2020 when they departed Salty Isle. That’s the huge irony too! The article says don’t believe anything from ‘unnamed sources,’ because everything authentic will come directly from the Sussexes or their spokespeople. But that’s hilarious since this is old news, and this rehash IS NOT a statement put out by the Sussexes, so why should we believe it?! Same goes for the questionable rumors about M&H moving. SMH

      The funny thing too about the Telegraph putting out this report now, is that it was the only British tabloid the Sussexes did not include on their ‘no engagement’ list. But the reason why the Telegraph was left off that list is because reporter, Byrony Gordon (who is friendly with Harry), works there. I’m sure the Sussexes decided that they didn’t want to cut Byrony off, so they gave the Telegraph a pass only for that reason. LOL!

  9. vs says:

    NO WAY! Meghan said on the H with James episode that they are set for a while…..this is another BS article from the British trashy press!
    They have the “important” royals in the uk, yet they can’t stop talking about H&M

  10. Osty says:

    As if a gossip at the daily mirror or whatever will know 😀😀😀, the same sources who didn’t know Meghan was pregnant, the same source who saw Lilibet the day the world saw her, the same source who didn’t know they have moved or lived at Tyler Perry’s house now want to tell us they are planning to move . Also if they are not advertising the house and only showing it to their rich friends I really those rich pple will blab to anyone at the daily mirror

  11. Amy Bee says:

    I’m not buying this for four reasons. Meghan and Harry, when they confirmed that they had bought the house, said that it was their forever home where they would be bringing up their children. No sources close to them are talking to the Mirror who was still writing about them living at Tyler Perry’s house when they had already moved to Montecito. Meghan said on James Corden’s show that they were done moving. I tend to believe that Meghan has agency when comes to decision making in the family and that Harry would not have made a decision to move to Montecito on his own.

  12. NCWoman says:

    I don’t think the British tabloids know a thing. However, I could see them wanting to move closer to her mom, or to get a more modern house that is built more for a young family. Their current house is built for entertaining, which isn’t always practical for tiny kids.

    • Mandy says:

      Modern homes aren’t designed for kids either. The house they have has large grounds, with playgrounds, tennis courts, swimming pools and kids cottages. Perfect for kids. Modern houses are designed for couples, single people or families with adult children not little children like Archie and Lili. The house they have is a perfect family home for a rich family.

      • aftershocks says:

        ^^ ITA @Mandy. The Sussexes’ Montecito property is absolutely gorgeous. It’s built in the eclectic and elegant French Provincial architectural style. As others have pointed out, Meghan told Corden during the ‘Fresh Prince of Bel Air’ skit with Harry that they are “done with moving.”

        Their home and the surrounding grounds appear to be perfect for them, with the trees, the ready-built playground, Archie’s Chick Inn and his little cottage, which I’m sure Lili will share with playing in as she gets older. They have a lovely teahouse on a pond (where the holiday photo was taken), and most likely a guest house for Doria.

        I think the Sussexes are set and completely happy with this property. It has gorgeous views, beautiful patio areas and balconies off bedrooms, along with the ubiquitous, enviable bathrooms. LOL! Plus, it’s so well-built, as the original owner/ designer/ builder has spoken about. I can see the Sussexes spending a lot of time in the library/office, family room, game room, theater, sauna, and kitchen. I’m sure they put the wine room to good use too.

        There’s surely a lot of flexibility and so much Meghan can do with decorating and redecorating to suit their needs. Another advantage is that they live near a polo club in the area. I doubt they are moving anytime soon, if ever.

  13. Sandra says:

    Totally BS!

  14. Lili says:

    Interesting story, I saw someone had posted a link on Twitter, showing the house had been listed 154day @ 16+ mill, so it could be they had already moved. For security reasons or someone else is selling similar property.

    • Snuffles says:

      Could you share the link here?

    • PinkBerry says:

      The link is old. It was from Feb 2020.

      • Saucy&Sassy says:

        Pink Berry, I believe they bought their present house in June/July 2020, so the link has nothing to do with them.

      • aftershocks says:

        ^^ Of course @Saucy & Sassy. I believe that’s what @PinkBerry was referencing. M&H were still living on Vancouver Island in February 2020. But once they moved to the L.A. area, and began looking for a home, they were able to negotiate a great deal at $14.7K. Reportedly, the Russian oligarch owner who tried to flip the property as an investment, had started out asking in the $35K range, and he had to keep coming down on the price!

  15. Becks1 says:

    I don’t believe this story. I mean, how would the DM have any idea IF the Sussexes are planning on moving or the reasons why?

    I would not be surprised if they did end up buying another piece of property, maybe an apt in NYC or something, but I doubt they’ll be moving from that house. It just seems to have everything that I would want if I were a rich person who wanted privacy for my children.

    • Original Penguin says:

      It wouldn’t surprise me at all if they purchased an apartment in NYC. It would be much more private than a hotel if they are planning to have ongoing commitments there

  16. Catherine says:

    There is nothing to indicate that their moves have been anything less than mutual decisions. I don’t get the suggestion that they have been driven by Harry. They had the house in the Cotswolds long before frogmore and were spending most of their time there. What makes it seem that Meghan would prefer Malibu or Bel Air? This story is simply an attempt to make it seem as if they are unhappy and unsettled in Montecito. That holiday picture has them shook. They can’t keep making up Harry is unhappy stories so they make up a story about them not being happy where they are living. Anytime Meghan and Harry are seen together looking happy there is some story trying to undermine that. If there were any truth to this story they would have the name of the realtor or the realty company. There aren’t many that deal with sellers so high end that they don’t list the house or buyers so high end that they meet financial proof requirements.

  17. SH says:

    Even when they purchased it the writeup said Meghan saw it as a good investment opportunity so it wouldn’t surprise me.

  18. Robin E Keefe says:

    You’re right about our CA home prices been crazy high-even more than usual. No reputable real estate agency selling luxury properties would ever reveal their clients. It is possible they’re looking? Yes. But since safety and privacy for the family is a primary concern, it limits some of the upscale gated communities closer to LA.

  19. Jay says:

    Whatever. This is the same British media that thinks Montecito is part of Los Angeles, and doesn’t realize how far apart New York and California are, so I’m going to go ahead and not take their word on the Sussexes upcoming real estate plans.

  20. Sof says:

    Perhaps they realised that Sussex related stories get more attention and (for once) decided to write a harmless story to attract clicks?
    For a regular family I would say that more than 10 bathrooms is ridiculously excessive, but in this case multiple bathrooms don’t sound a lot if they have help and staff around the house. Plus it’s mentioned as if they had a choice on the number of bathrooms they were going to get.

    • aftershocks says:

      ^^ Apparently though, in upscale California homes, it’s not unusual to have lots of bathrooms. I would imagine it’s because such properties are built for entertaining, and having a lot of guests over. Everybody gets their own bathroom, and then some! LOL 🤣

  21. Sofia says:

    I doubt they’re moving. If they do get a second home in the area, I think it’ll be more for investment purposes or renting it out to people and generating an income.

    • aftershocks says:

      ^^ Yep @Sofia, this was my first thought too, as others have also mentioned in this thread. If the Sussexes are looking at other properties, it’s likely as you say, for investment purposes, and not because they want to move from their current home, where they are settling in and building roots after about a year-and-a-half.

      It wouldn’t be unusual for wealthy homeowners in Montecito to purchase additional real estate. In fact, I heard that Oprah bought up adjacent properties to where she lives in order to expand her compound! Plus, Oprah has also bought other homes in the area for investment purposes. I read that some years ago, Oprah purchased a house previously owned by Jeff Bridges.

      Yes, the rich are different. 😉

  22. Catherine says:

    The DM has now reposted the story. They clearly are trying to get it into other platforms. They have taken out the stuff about the house being shown privately. And are now discussing Meghan’s zoom appearances as her “ showing off the house “. Never mind the fact that Harry did zooms from the same rooms. In the mental health doc Harry said the tabloids are still trying to control the narrative this is a perfect example of that.

  23. ABritGuest says:

    As Harry said the British press create news they don’t report it.

    The British press didn’t know about their Netflix or Spotify deals – New York Times broke Netflix & think Spotify announced. when they had moved to Montecito the British press was still talking about them being in Tyler Perry’s place until LA Times broke the story. they didn’t even know when Meghan had given birth until H&M announced it. They don’t have an inside track anymore but guess they need to pretend they do.

    Also U.K. press probably wants to distract from the Prince Andrew civil case so using their familiar distraction. I also agree with other posters that the British press hate idea of Harry being happy & that Christmas card was too joyful for them so they have to create a story to counter that plus probably laying track for when William & Kate get another property.

    • aftershocks says:

      ^^ Exactly! The BM is trying to distract from Andrew’s woes in the ongoing civil case, plus as you say, the usual fcukery surrounding attempts to create storylines about the Sussexes. The firm and the BM have zip on the Sussexes, and they’ll never have anything on them. Lots of big mad saltiness, rehashing nonsense, and crying in their beer emanating from Salty Isle. LOL! 😛

  24. Bettyrose says:

    No, the capital gains taxes would be insane if they flipped it this soon. I think you have to wait at least two years to avoid massive tax penalties. But there’s no source here. And really there’s no story. Family wants to downsize but stay in same neighborhood. Yaaaawn.

  25. TeamMeg says:

    Adele just bought Sylvester Stallone’s mansion for WAAAAAY more than $14 million. Fail did not shame her for that one little bit.

  26. MerryGirl says:

    Once again for those in the back…Harry & Meghan says no sources speak for them! Therefore a paper that was just sued by Meghan and lost its case or any other UK sources are pulling shite out of a hat. Do not click or engage.

  27. Amy Bee says:

    It’s important to remember that Harry has a lawsuit against the Sun and the Mirror. People close to him are not talking to the Mirror.

  28. Athena says:

    The people I brought my house from moved down the street to a bigger house, the people next door moved two houses away, again for more space.
    The current house sounds big until you start to think of all the functions it has to fill. With both of them working from home mostly they may need two offices and a space for a PA. With two kids and a busy work schedule they may accept that they need a live in Nanny to help. And perhaps the set up for the security team could be better accommodated. There’s a lot of reasons for them to possibly want to move, but as other have said here, I’ll believe it when they announce it.

  29. Margaret says:

    I am reminded of a recent article about the house next door from them being sold, and the buyer being anonymous. I wonder who that possible suspicious, ridiculous party could be. After all the story was of neighbors moving away. If media get apartment next door to dear old dad to spy, why not move next door to their target?, could get expensive.
    Just a thought, why they may want to move.

    • EllenOlenska says:

      Maybe it’s will and Kate…making this big California launch! 🤣

      • Sue E Generis says:

        Haha. Just had a vision of Kate spying on them through the bushes with binoculars and taking notes to copy.

  30. L4Frimaire says:

    I’m not inclined to believe this, especially if it’s from the Fail. It’s a gorgeous property and their buying it have increased its value so who knows. They have every right to change residence if that’s what they want. However, would not be surprised if they are looking into buying other properties either for investment purposes or for secondary homes. In any case , this shows that the UK press will still be watching everything this couple does and continuously speculating on their life choices. The Daily Fail will keep at it because they lost in court to Meghan and that’s gotta sting.

  31. Athena says:

    The Daily Fail had two articles pricing Meghan’s jewelry and her wardrobe for 2021, as said, the British people are not paying for it so what business is it of theirs, they should tally Andrew’s legal bill, investigate why he still owns a chalet in Switzerland and why he’s driving a new car, although that new car story sounds familiar, they ran a similar claim a few months ago.

    The DF is going to act like my ex husband, counting Meghan’s coins. Anything I buy my ex claims it’s his child support money that I’m spending as if I don’t work. The DF is pissed they have to pay out and will be running stories about the Sussexes spending, I guess this is the theme for 2022.

  32. Lizzie says:

    True or not, I hope their next home has 18 bathrooms.

  33. ChattyCath says:

    16 bathrooms! Well I never did!

  34. blunt talker says:

    I say bullshit on this article too-but if they want to move to a house with less stairs or a house with more guest houses for security and a nanny for their children because they will be working on projects and charities that’s their business-they know what they need and how much-the shitstain rags are deflecting from Andrew’s court news and William and Kate’s marriage problems-this hit early this weekend with just a few articles and has bloomed into so many outlets I can’t keep count-I guess Meghan and Harry picked up the phone and yelled shitstain rags were are moving again-useless drivel.