Revenue from deeds
Carbon County Recorder of Deeds Emmett P. McCall reported his office recorded 212 deeds, 270 mortgages and 530 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 $37,697.12. A breakdown of that revenue includes: transfer fees, $29,952.50; data processing fees, $2,031.25; notaries, $40; commission on transfers and writs, $4,350.37; and Affordable Housing administrative fee, $1,323.
McCall remitted $506 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 $214,530.86, the same amount that was forwarded to the state in realty transfer taxes.
McCall deposited $3,036 in the Recorder of Deeds Record Improvement Fund and $2,024 in the Carbon County Records Improvement Fund, these being fees assessed by state law on each transaction for records management needs. An additional $21,479 was collected and remitted to the state for its Judicial Computer System program.
Also, $7,497 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 $501,300.84.
A. Donald Behler to Stoneridge Realty, LLC, 333 Columbia Ave., Palmerton, two parcels, both on Oak Street, $761,038 and $40,875.
A. Donald Behler to Ore Street Realty, LLC, 333 Columbia Ave., Palmerton, property at 617-619 Ore St., $94,383.10.
A. Donald Behler to White Street Realty, LLC, 333 Columbia Ave., Palmerton, property at 615-619 White St., $184,460.70.
East Penn Township
Derek B. Wilkinson to Derek B. Wilkinson, 266 Hilda Lane, Lehighton, property at 244 Breezy Lane, $1.
Larry E. Smith to Edward F. Porambo Jr., 318 Fairyland Road, Lehighton, property at 318 Fairyland Road, $1.
Elaine C. Watto to Beverly A. Putt, 727 North St., Jim Thorpe, property at 727 North St., $1.
A. Donald Behler to Columbia Street Real Estate, LLC, 333 Columbia Ave., Palmerton, property at Bridge and 10th sttreets, $773,616.60.
A. Donald Behler to Cypress Street Realty, LLC, 333 Columbia Ave., Palmerton, property at Sixth and Cypress streets, $367,221.
A. Donald Behler to Bridge Street Real Estate, LLC, 333 Columbia Ave., Palmerton, property at 1102 Bridge St. and a vacant lot on Bridge Street, $127,530.
Lower Towamensing Township
A. Donald Behler to Stoneridge Realty, LLC, 333 Columbia Ave., Palmerton, vacant lots on Towhee Drive, $86,873.
Ronald L. Wenrich to Scott A. Rex, 179 Rudelitsch Road, Lehighton, property at 179 Rudelitsch Road, $180,200.
Eileen Durante to Melo Enterprises, LL