Lease expired

My lease expired almost three months ago, and we haven't heard anything from the real estate agent about it. We had our last inspection 1 week before the expiration date but it wasn't mentioned then, and I was wondering should I contact them about it? What does not having a lease mean, can I be asked to leave without notice?
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Matthew Poustie Sep 21, 2016
Hi Clarissa,
If you reside in Victoria, then having no "fixed" term lease means that your lease has now lapsed to a "month-to-month" agreement. All the terms, conditions and responsibilities of the previous lease stay in place (ie. paying rent, keeping the property clean & tidy, landlord completing maintenance etc), but it does mean that the Landlord can now increase the rent with at least 60 days notice given to you, and the lease can be terminated by giving you sufficient notice (Ie. 60 days notice to sell the property or have family members move in, 120 days for no specified reason etc). You can also vacate the property by giving the agent or landlord 28 days notice of this.

Hoping this has helped!

Matthew Poustie - Property Manager - Hockingstuart Mentone Real Estate
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Monique Holgye Aug 26, 2016
I would recommend touching base with your agent. Not all agents are very prompt with addressing leases that are about to expire or have expired. I always contact my landlords at lease 70 days prior to their tenants lease expires to negotiate a renewal for the tenant. You agent may have forgotten to speak to your landlord. Either way, the landlord's required to issue you with a sufficient notice period that will allow you to find another property in time.
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Madeleine Smith Aug 04, 2016
Hi Clarissa, what state are you in & I can answer your question appropriately? There are different notice periods state to state that you/ the Landlord have to give but in general, no - you cannot be asked to leave 'without notice'.
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