Revenue from deeds
Carbon County Recorder of Deeds Emmett P. McCall reported his office recorded 220 deeds, 369 mortgages and 588 other writs during the month of October.
As a result of those transactions, McCall turned over to the Carbon County General Fund the sum of $34,121.12. A breakdown of that revenue includes: transfer fees, $26,953; data processing fees, $3,145.15; notaries, $80; commission on transfers and writs, $2,823.47; and Affordable Housing administrative fee, $1,219.50.
McCall remitted $477.50 in state writ taxes to the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Department of Revenue, while Carbon County municipalities and school districts shared realty transfer tax disbursements totaling $139,933.04, the same amount that was forwarded to the state in realty transfer taxes.
McCall deposited $2,850 in the Recorder of Deeds Record Improvement Fund and $1,900 in the Carbon County Records Improvement Fund, these being fees assessed by state law on each transaction for records management needs. An additional $8,840 was collected and remitted to the state for its Judicial Computer System program.
Also, $6,910.50 was collected last month for the Affordable Housing Program in Carbon County.
In all, funds collected in the Recorder's office last month amounted to $335,065.20.
Victoria Pfeiffer to Amit Sharma, Topeka, Kan., property at 102 W. Church St., Tresckow, $5,900.
East Penn Township
Helen P. Gregaitis to Josepj Gramlich, 48 Bench Lane, Lehighton, property at 48 Bench Lane, $200,000.
Douglas J. Sittler to Tricia A. Steinmetz, 215 Fairview St., Lehighton, property at 215 Fairview St., $1.
Fannie Mae to Rosa MacLeod, Mississauga, Ontario, Canada, property at 1536 Long Run Road, $22,500.
Anthony Pacemto Jacob Altif, 101 Center Ave., Jim Thorpe, property at 101 Center Ave., $84,900.
Robert C. Witt to Stephen C. Witt, 521 South Ave., Jim Thorpe, property at 521 South Ave., $1.
Golden Oaks Village, Inc., to James Daryl Swan, Eldersburg, Md., Unit 40, Stage 1, Golden Oaks Village, $52,900.
Steven Davis to Land Liquidator, LLC, Little Neck, N.Y., Lot 301A, Section C, Holiday Poconos, $1,000.
Thomas R. Oves to Thomas R. Oves Revocable Trust Agreement, Ocean City, N.J., two transactions, properties at 406 Estates Drive and 210 Birch Drive, $1 each.
Robert A. Spezialetti to Corrine Spezialetti, 16 W. Bertsch St., Lansford, property at 16 W. Bertsch St., $1.
Lower Towamensing Township
Brian L. Kresge to Karen K. Anthony, 465 Briar St., Palmerton, property at 510 Oak St., $1.
Steven S. McEvoy to Justin E. Markell, 939 Iron St., Lehighton, Lot 6, Lynnwood Estates, $62,000.
Statewide Investments to Paul D. Weaver, Box 55 River Road, White Haven, property at 110 Sand Spring Road, $1.
Ronald J. Valish to Ronald J. Valish, 901 Delaware Ave., Palmerton, property at 901 Delaware Ave., $1.
Tim Vandebunte to Jullian T. Toussaint, 306 Columbia Ave., Palmerton, property at 306 Columbia Ave., $125,000.