Carbon County Recorder of Deeds Emmett P. McCall reported his office recorded 195 deeds, 234 mortgages and 300 other writs during the month of August.
As a result of those transactions, McCall turned over to the Carbon County General Fund the sum of $37,729.39. A breakdown of that revenue includes: transfer fees, $21,766.50; data processing fees, $2,078.25; notaries, $20; commission on transfers and writs, $2,811.64; and Affordable Housing administrative fee, $1,053.
McCall remitted $364.50 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 $140,004.21, the same amount that was forwarded to the state in realty transfer taxes.
McCall deposited $2,196 in the Recorder of Deeds Record Improvement Fund and $1,464 in the Carbon County Records Improvement Fund, these being fees assessed by state law on each transaction for records management needs. An additional $16,309 was collected and remitted to the state for its Judicial Computer System program.
Also, $5,967 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 $334,038.31.
Penn Forest Township
Scott Charles to Edward Waibel Jr., Yardley, Pa., Towamensing Trails Lot V-1351, Section E-V, $170,000.
Albert Douk to Leonard Douk, Middletown, Pa., Pleasant Valley West Lot 610, Section F, $1.
Wayne Hittle to Arline Reinoehl, North Wales, Pa., Towamensing Trails Lot 353, Section 1, $1.
Sheriff of Carbon County to Deutsche Bank National Trust Company, Austin, Tex., property at 135 Longfellow Way, Albrightsville, $1.
Carlyle Ephrain to Timothy D. Kirkpatrick, 142 MacCauley Road, P.O. Box 174, Albrightsville, Towamensing Trails Lot V-1577, Section E-V, $16,250.
Beatriz G. Awaida to Gregory S. Yemm, 325 Cedar St., Lehighton, property at 37 Penn Forest Pines, $68,000.
Luis E. Valedon to Mauch Chunk Trust Company, 1111 North St., P.O. Box 289, Jim Thorpe, property at 63 Mountain Road, Albrightsville, $1.
Donald Kishbaugh to Piotr J. Bielunas, Bayonne, N.J., property at 32 Wintergreen Trail, Albrightsville, $99,900.
Karla Bailey to Leonid Kostalevsky, Brooklyn, N.Y., Lot V1749, Towamensing Trails, $129,000.
Tracy T. McMahon to Ian Neil Jeffery, Quakertown, property at 26 Hopkins Circle, Albrightsville, $275,000.
Joseph L. Murtaugh to Thomas J. Keegan Sr., Palmyra, N.J., property at 10 Arnold Mews, Albrightsville, $110,000.
Thomas Yost to Darlene Kuzywicki, Philadelphia, Lot 1888, Section IV, Towamensing Trails, $107,000.
Kerry Kempf to Joel B. Katz, Schwenksville, property at 15 Horace Way, Albrightsville, $149,900.
Bradley P. Feuston to Todd D. Wagner, Blue Bell, Pa., property at 17 Recreation Court and lots 41 and 43, Mountain View Section, Bear Creek lakes, $250,000.
Sheriff of Carbon County to Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., Fort Mill, S.C., property at 138 Wild Creek Drive, $1.
Edward S. Costa to George S. Kobasic, Springfield, Pa., property at 272 Penn Forest Trail, Albrightsville, $150,000.