Sheriff Joseph G. Groody recorded deeds in the Schuylkill County Courthouse of nine area properties whose owners were unable to keep up mortgage payments which were auctioned at a sheriff's sale. The mortgage holders obtained the homes.

Properties were sold to the following:

J.P. Morgan Chase Bank, NA, Columbus, Ohio, property at 147 E. Howard Avenue, for $979.91, sold as property of Trek C. and Vanessa R. Golis.

Federal National Mortgage Association, Dallas, Tex., property at 153 W. Moser Avenue, Coaldale, $991.31, sold as property of Christi Montesrin and Michael Montesrin.

Federal National Mortgage Association, Dallas, Tex., property at 84 Lakeside Avenue, Delano, $931.40, sold as property of Kenneth D. Kleppinger.

Federal National Mortgage Association, Philadelphia, property at 3220 Summer Valley Road, New Ringgold, $1,026.28, sold as property of Mark D. Conrad.

Eagle Rock Resorts, Company, Hazle Township, Luzerne County, Lot 245, WS Subdivision, Eagle Rock Resorts, East Union Township, $772.85.

Federal National Mortgage Association, Dallas, Tex., property at 14 Bull Run St., Coaldale, $889.40, sold as property of Christopher C. Stilitino.

Federal National Mortgage Association, Dallas, Tex., property at 15 Market St., Kelayres, Kline Township, $931.27, sold as property of Adam J. Giranda III.

Federal National Home Loan Mortgage Association, McClean, Va., property at 244 W. Ridge St., Coaldale, $832.44, sold as property of Terrance Gilbert.

SRP Funding Trust, Depew, New York, property at 417 Spruce St., Tamaqua, $20,000, sold as property of Linda A. Green and Thomas A. Green.