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    What is needed to make a contract valid?

    There was a post probably in July and August which said that to make a contract binding three things were needed, - i think, but I cannot be sure that part of this was the signing of the contract and the another part was confirming by paying the rent. I'm not 100% sure on this, but if anyone could remember it would be helpful.
    Thank you.

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    Originally posted by googlegirl View Post
    There was a post probably in July and August which said that to make a contract binding three things were needed, - i think, but I cannot be sure that part of this was the signing of the contract and the another part was confirming by paying the rent. I'm not 100% sure on this, but if anyone could remember it would be helpful.
    Thank you.
    1. Offer.
    2. Acceptance.
    3. Intention to creatre legal relationship by:
    a. consideration passing; OR
    b. Deed.
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