Do I Have To Sign A New Tenancy Agreement

Each state has different requirements as to what can and cannot be included in a legal lease. The rental agreement is a form of consumer contract and, as such, must be in simple, clear and easy to understand language. It must not contain terms that could be “unfair”. This means, for example, that the rental agreement must not put you in an unfavourable situation, allow a party to unilaterally change conditions without a valid reason or irrevocably bind you to conditions with which you have not been able to familiarize yourself. An unfair term is not legally valid and cannot be applied. Every rental agreement should contain: But the most important thing is not to rush to sign your contract.