This excerpt taken from the PCG 10-K filed Feb 24, 2009.
you and your Realtor to develop a marketing strategy and assist you to negotiate the highest price.
After negotiating a sale, DO NOT sign any document or accept any deposit. Contact your Consultant IMMEDIATELY. Signing any documents could jeopardize your participation in the program and favorable tax treatment.
Several documents must be completed and returned to the home purchase firm whether you assign an offer or accept the Appraised Value Offer. Your Consultant is available to assist you and your Realtor completes the necessary documents. Your transactions cannot be completed until the home purchase firm receives all required documentation.
PG&E reimburses the home purchase firm for the normal seller's closing costs associated with acquiring and selling your home. These include initial assessments (inspections), appraisals, as well as broker commissions. The home purchase firm receives a flat service fee from PG&E for providing these services.
It is not the home purchase firm's purpose to benefit from or make a profit on the sale of your home. Helping you get the best possible price for your home within a reasonable time is everyone's objective: Yours, PG&E's and the home purchase firm's.
You are allowed up to