Revenue from deeds
Carbon County Recorder of Deeds Emmett P. McCall reported his office recorded 150 deeds, 222 mortgages and 350 other writs during the month of May.
As a result of those transactions, McCall turned over to the Carbon County General Fund the sum of $26,581.61. A breakdown of that revenue includes: transfer fees, $21,093.50; data processing fees, $1,904.75; notaries, $80; commission on transfers and writs, $2,560.76; and Affordable Housing administrative fee, $942.60.
McCall remitted $361 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 $127,377.24, the same amount that was forwarded to the state in realty transfer taxes.
McCall deposited $2,157 in the Recorder of Deeds Record Improvement Fund and $1,438 in the Carbon County Records Improvement Fund, these being fees assessed by state law on each transaction for records management needs. An additional $15,345.50 was collected and remitted to the state for its Judicial Computer System program.
Also, $5,341.40 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 $305,978.99.
Penn Forest Township
Theresa Cobbs to Theresa Cobbs, Brooklyn, N.Y., two transactions, property at 1561 Stage Road, $1 each.
Nicole Foleno to Karl J. Guinan Jr., 49 Shawnee Trail, Albrightsville, property at 49 Shawnee Trail, $1.
Garland Zoppy to Kerry Burrows, 58 Oneida Trail, Albrightsville, Lot 2599, Section Tall Trees, Mount Pocahontas, $6,020.
Leonardo Velez to William M. Mullen, 61 Broad Mountain View Drive, Jim Thorpe, property at 61 Broad Mountain View Drive, $142,600.
Joseph W. George to Rodney Clauser, Pottstown, Lot 123, North Lake Area, Bear Creek Lakes, $189,000.
Sheriff of Carbon County to PNC Mortgage, Miamisburg, Ohio, property at 923 Tamarack Terrace, a/k/a 40 Tamarack Terrace, Albrightsville, $1.
Sheriff of Carbon County to Bank of New York Mellon, Simi Valley, Calif., property at 1355 Lipo Way, $1.
Tracy McMahon to Thomas G. Dougherty, Abington, Pa., property at 34 Hopkins Circle, Albrightsville, $260,000.
Household Finance Consumer Discount Company to Abraham Bondar, New York, N.Y., property at 15 Vista Drive, Albrightsville, $46,500.
Charles Fortunato to Robert Daniel Morschauser, Carlisle, Pa., property at 140 W. Creek Road, Lehighton, $120,000.
L & M Custom Homes, Inc., to Lawrence Duffey Jr., Collingswood, N.J., property at 41 Whitman Lane, Albrightsville, $118,000.
Kal-Tac, Inc., to Lila K. Sierra, 8 Wampum Court, Albrightsville, Mt. Pocahontas Lot 1815, Section 5, $8,000.
Allan Farrell to John F. Person, 181 Brittany Drive, Albrightsville, property at 181 Brittany Drive, $275,000.
John Cella to David P. Geistwite, Harrisburg, property at 165 Eliot Lane, Albrightsville, $180,000.
Martin Gittelman to Susan S. Gittelman, Lake Worth, Fla., Lot 1022, Section III, Towamensing Trails, $1.
Steven Frank to Hilario Lucero, 39 Junco Lane, Albrightsville, property at 39 Junco lane, $116,495.
Dennis J. Nace to Dennis J. Nace, 62 Wintergreen Lane, Jim Thorpe, property at 62 Wintergreen Lane, $1.
Visionary Homes, LLC, to Christine Leontis, New Hyde Park, N.Y., property at 2222 Spokane Road (29 Minisink Trail), Albrightsville, $190,000.
Household Finance Consumer Discount Company to Marc S. Keitel, Manorville, N.Y., property at 503 Hunt Trail, Albrightsville, $48,000.