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I got a proposal from the architect like below. Does it sound reasonable? Should I consider another proposal? Thanks.
Subject: One-Story House Addition Design at the above address
1) Add Living room, Master suites, powder room and new two-car garage at front of the existing house.
2) Convert existing garage to living area.
Scope of work:
1. Prepare and provide preliminary floor plan and elevations for discussion.
2. Submit drawings to Cityâ€™s review and approval.
3. Prepare site plan, floor plans; elevations, construction document and Energy Title 24 for Cityâ€™s plan check.
4. Coordinate with City and consultants.
1. Acceptance of this agreementâ€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦$1,000.00
2. Preliminary floor plans and elevations approvalâ€¦â€¦$2,000.00
3. Submit for Cityâ€™s review and approvalâ€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦$1,000.00
4. Submit for Cityâ€™s Building Plan Checkâ€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦$3,600.00
5. Building Permit readyâ€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦$1,000.00
6. The total amount aboveâ€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦$8,600.00
7. Work does not include Civil Engineer and Soil Engineer consulting services.
8. The Client shall pay all printing ($2.0 Ea. Sheet) & plotting fee ($20.00 Ea. Sheet); About $250.00
9. The Client shall pay jurisdiction fees.
10. Any additional work will be based on "Time and Material", the
hourly rate is seventy-five ($80.00) dollars, with min. two hour