Jessica Simpson bought an expensive house

jsimpson-buy-house.jpgLess than two weeks after filing for divorce, Jessica Simpson has bought and moved into a $3 million Beverly Hills home.

“She’s happy to have a house that’s hers,” someone close to the pop star tells PEOPLE. “This is the first time she’s making her own decisions.” Among them: keeping the divorce proceedings as quiet as possible by requesting the case be assigned to a private judge and not aired in open court.

Some details are known, however. Simpson asked that she not pay alimony to her soon-to-be ex-husband, Nick Lachey