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This week's vital property news: It looks like there will be a property tax freeze until 2019

Everything you need to know in one quick guided tour.

Source: Daft.ie

EVERY WEEK, WE bring you all the news you need to know about the property market.

The Big Movers

Property tax freeze

The government is hoping to pass legislation soon that would freeze property tax until 2019. The freeze, confirmed in last month’s Budget, means homeowners “will not be faced with increases in their LPT in 2017 as a result of increased property values,” says a government spokesperson.

House prices outside Dublin are on the rise

Property prices outside the capital are rising twice as fast as within the capital and are at unsustainable levels, according to economists. New construction should help with this problem, but the rate of construction is not happening fast enough to keep up.

Under Construction

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Des Res

Fancy living like the villain in a Bond movie? This house in Morocco was used as Christoph Waltz’s lair in SPECTRE. And it’s a mere $4 million (€3.7 million)…

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    Source: Emily Garcin Realty via Business Insider

Photos Emile Garcin Realty via Business Insider

And Finally…

The winner of the RIAI competition to design a new urban school has been announced, with Tún Architecture and Design grabbing the top spot.

Read: The impact of rent freezes and big promises for social housing

Also: There was an almighty jump in rents while everyone waited for price controls

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