No it is not nitpicking. Slightly of subject but pertinent to your point of view. When we were going to move back to Calif and have a house built we searched (as you did) for an architect. Finally found one, we started asking questions and listing what we wanted. We were told, in no uncertain terms, that we were not fun and he, the architech, should be given free rein (with our money). Needless to say we went elsewhere.Is it really nitpicking to ask questions to ensure your getting what you think and what the builder is to deliver? My money and I don’t think so.
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