We discuss the applicability of the degree of an agent-the number of links among neighboring agents- to load-balancing for the agent selection and deployment problem. We first introduce agent deployment algorithm that is useful in the design of MAS for loadbalancing. Then we propose an agent selection algorithm, which suggests the strategy for selecting appropriate agents to collaborate with. This algorithm only requires the degree of a server agent and the degrees of the node neighboring the server agent, without global information about network structure. Through simulation of several topologies reproduced by the theoretical network models, we show that the use of the local topological information significantly improves the fairness of the servers.