Revenue from deeds
Carbon County Recorder of Deeds Emmett P. McCall reported his office recorded 256 deeds, 202 mortgages and 425 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 $32,014. A breakdown of that revenue includes: transfer fees, $25,958; data processing fees, $2,147; notaries, $70; commission on transfers and writs, $2,787; and Affordable Housing administrative fee, $1,051.
McCall remitted $588.50 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 $138,610.61, the same amount that was forwarded to the state in realty transfer taxes.
McCall deposited $2,658 in the Recorder of Deeds Record Improvement Fund and $1,772 in the Carbon County Records Improvement Fund, these being fees assessed by state law on each transaction for records management needs. An additional $18,510 was collected and remitted to the state for its Judicial Computer System program.
Also, $5,958 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 $338,584.
Penn Forest Township
BAT Holdings Two, LLC, to Kevin Vanderbrink, Blakeslee, property at 8 Deerfoot Lane, Albrightsville, $24,000.
Margaret M. Moore to Margaret Suzanne Lecomte, Wilmington, Del., property at 510 Clubhouse Lane, Albrightsville, $1.
Sheriff of Carbon County to U.S. Bank, N.A., West Palm Beach, Fla., property at 54 Vista Drive, Albrightsville, $1.
Sheriff of Carbon County to HSBC Bank U.S.A., N.A., West Palm Beach, Fla., property at 211 Cold Spring Drive, $1.
Sheriff of Carbon County to U.S. Bank, N.A., Houston, Tex., property at 18 Johnson Lane, Albrightsville, $1.
Sheriff of Carbon County to Seattle Bank, Spring, Tex., property at 51 Wild Creek Drive, $1.
Sheriff of Carbon County to Federal National Mortgage Association, Philadelphia, property at 161 Petrarch Trail, Albrightsville, $1.
MTGLQ Investors, L.P., to Robert D. Walker, 25 White Spruce Way, Jim Thorpe, property at 25 White Spruce Way, $134,900.
William H. Altemose Jr. to Diane M. Ross, West Chester, three transactions, 59.636 acres along Meckesville Road, 400 acres along North Meckesville Road and 2.76 acres, parcel No. 10-51-A7.03, $1 each.
Anthony Germana to Judith Gernhart, 60 Petrarch Trail, Albrightsville, property at 60 Petrarch Trail, $103,500.
Carol M. Carlson to Ralph E. Clark, Stuart, Fla., property along Stoney Creek Road, $3,000.
F. Marc Derstein to Christopher Brown, Philadelphia, property at 125 Dogwood Drive, $150,000.
Heath D. Clark to Diane DeVincenzo, Brooklyn, N.Y., Hickory Run Forest Lot 593A, Section A, $127,000.
William Bartlett to Richard Bartlett, Carteret, N.J., Pocono Forest Lake Lot 233, Section B, $35,000.
U.S. Bank, N.A., to Keith Wachtel, Hollis, N.Y., property at 45 Shawnee Trail, Albrightsville, $76,125.
Rynarzewski Living Trust to Robert T. Winchester, P.O. Box 1425, Albrightsville, property at 3 Yeats Court, Albrightsville, $165,000.
John M. Ring to Maria M. Hebur, 124 Mansi Drive, Albrightsville, property at 124 Mansi Drive, $64,000.