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I have a rented house which had been managed by an agent for

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I have a rented house which had been managed by an agent for decades. I have no written agreement with the agent and so far there has not been any issues.
The agent is now pushing to have a legal agreement written and the agent has sent me a copy of the agreement to sign.
I have read through it and it seems one sided, all in favour of the agent.
What advice would you give me in this situation?
Do I have to have a written agreement if I want an agent to manage my property?

Thank you

Viv Carre

Generally all dealings with land need to be in writing Australia wide. That alone warrants the need for the arrangement to be in writing.

I would suggest making some amendments and signing.

Please accept.
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