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20. If I appoint an estate agent to sell my property and pass him the key to the property, can the agent duplicate the key?
21. Will an estate agency tell me whether the unit I plan to buy is a “haunted” flat, that is, whether a tragic accident happened in the flat or nearby before? Does the agent have a duty to do so?
22. My wife and I want to sell our jointly owned property. Can I appoint an estate agent and sell the property on behalf of my wife?
23. I am interested in buying a flat and my estate agent recommends I issue a cheque of $30,000 as “earnest money” to the vendor. Should I do as suggested?