Apr 29, 2019 11:21 am
We’ve paid for our draftsman to draw up preliminary drawings. He hasn’t done the working drawings yet, as this will be an additional cost. We were thinking about having another draftsman do the working drawings up. Are these plans deemed legally ours at this stage?
Re: Are paid preliminary drawings legally ours?2
May 01, 2019 2:00 am
I would have thought not.
But I guess it depends on what your contract with the draftsman says - you signed a contract with them, right?
Sometimes there will be a clause that even though the drawings remains the property of the draftsman, you are entitled to use the drawings to develop further or for the builder to use. So it depends on what was agreed initially.
My build with Inspired/ Como Homes: https://forum.homeone.com.au/viewtopic.php?f=31&t=93656
Re: Are paid preliminary drawings legally ours?3
May 03, 2019 5:45 pm
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sweetswisssteelHas anyone ever actually paid advertised price to build.Has anyone ever actually paid advertised price to build.
Of course it's possible. But not likely.
westbourneMust final payment be paid before handover?Must final payment be paid before handover?
Thanks for your suggestion. This would be my final step. I emailed to the Head of Construction Department. He agreed to let me to perform a pre-handover inspection…