Revenue from deeds
Carbon County Recorder of Deeds Emmett P. McCall reported his office recorded 176 deeds, 216 mortgages and 414 other writs during the month of March.
As a result of those transactions, McCall turned over to the Carbon County General Fund the sum of $28,963.35. A breakdown of that revenue includes: transfer fees, $23,927; data processing fees, $1,917.01; notaries, $140; commission on transfers and writs, $1,858.54; and Affordable Housing administrative fee, $1,120.80.
McCall remitted $403 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 $91,448.03, the same amount that was forwarded to the state in realty transfer taxes.
McCall deposited $2,385 in the Recorder of Deeds Record Improvement Fund and $1,590 in the Carbon County Records Improvement Fund, these being fees assessed by state law on each transaction for records management needs. An additional $16,920 was collected and remitted to the state for its Judicial Computer System program.
Also, $6,351.20 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 $219,877.59.
Lisa Sittler to Elaine Turner, 726 Lehigh St., Jim Thorpe, property at 726 Lehigh St., $1.
James D. Redline to Sandra J. Redline, 19 E. Fourth St., Jim Thorpe, property at 19 E. Fourth St., $1.
Joseph A. Hirochok to Richard Austin Teates, 301 Center Ave., Jim Thorpe, property at 301 Center Ave., $1.
Linda A. Hammond to Stephen M. Harrington, Hellertown, House 5, Snow Ridge Village, Section A, $155,000.
Brendan Oguinn to Charles A. Williams, Philadelphia, property at 238 W. Abbott St., $5,500.
Jean A. Bruch to Anne Koshuta, 32 E. Bertsch St., Lansford, property at 32 E. Bertsch St., $36,079.
Betty J. Griffith to Troy J. Schmick, 176 S. Fourth St., Lehighton, property at 176 S. Fourth St., $158,000.
Penn Forest Township
Fred P. Bosselman to Kay W. Bosselman Revocable Trust, Evanston, Ill., property at 551 Bear Creek Lake Drive, $1.
Merlyn L. Tooley to Todd S. Bos, 85 Fawn Road, Jim Thorpe, property at 85 Fawn Road, $208,000.
Linda J. Schwab to John C. Brennan Jr., 94 Hunter Lane, Albrightsville, Lot 617, Section A, Indian Mountain Lakes, $60,000.
Francine Weiner to Corinne J. Montalvo, 48 Hopi Road, Jim Thorpe, Lot 158, Section B, Pocono Forest Lake, $216,000.
Anthony G. Petruzzelli to Anthony J. Petruzzelli, Brooklyn, N.Y., Lot 3, Section V, Towamensing Trails, $1.
Federal National Mortgage Association to Thomas M. McKay, Stewartsville, N.J., property at 104 Porter Drive, a/k/a 1039 Porter Drive, $54,111.
Stanley Costello to Michael Rudinski, Trooper, Pa., property along West Clarks Lane, $1.
Stanley Costello to James M. Dirado, Norristown, Pa., property along Boxwood Circle, $1.
Glenn A. Kern, 433 W. Washington St., Slatington, Lot 5, Mountain Laurel Estates, $25,000.
Rchele A. Simeck to Emmanuel Garbidakis, 70 Country Acres Drive, Kunkletown, property at 70 Country Acres Drive, $1.
George W. Johnson to George W. Johnson, 1014 E. Main St., Weatherly, property along East Main Street, $1.