Revenue from deeds
Carbon County Recorder of Deeds Emmett P. McCall reported his office recorded 156 deeds, 217 mortgages and 425 other writs during the month of February.
As a result of those transactions, McCall turned over to the Carbon County General Fund the sum of $28,186.04. A breakdown of that revenue includes: transfer fees, $23,928.50; data processing fees, $1,682.50; notaries, $50; commission on transfers and writs, $1,459.14; and Affordable Housing administrative fee, $1,065.90.
McCall remitted $399 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 $72,283.52, the same amount that was forwarded to the state in realty transfer taxes.
McCall deposited $2,394 in the Recorder of Deeds Record Improvement Fund and $1,596 in the Carbon County Records Improvement Fund, these being fees assessed by state law on each transaction for records management needs. An additional $17,131.50 was collected and remitted to the state for its Judicial Computer System program.
Also, $6,040.10 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 $200,313.68.
Bernice Anna Hinkle to Michael Kmetz, 53 E. Market St., Tresckow, property at 53 E. Market St., $67,000.
Tonya L. Sterling to 0229 Ventures, LLC, Bethlehem, property at 419 White St., $50,000.
Federal National Mortgage Association to David B. Emore, 132 Main Road, Lehighton, property at 132 Main Road, $18,000.
Sundog Venture Co., LLC, to James Christman, 116 North Ave., Jim Thorpe, property at 116 North Ave., $5,000.
William R. Reabold III to Kathleen B. Reabold, 510 Silk St., Jim Thorpel property at 510 Silk St., $1.
Curtis M. Jackson to Frank T. Heller, Havertown, Pa., Lot 37, Leisureland North, $50,000.
Karen C. Varvaro to Jerold Scott Holt, Honey Brook, Pa., property at 200 Snow Ridge Village, $120,000.
Deutsche Bank National Trust Company to Stanislaw Baka, 2130 Green St., Lehighton, property at 232 N. Second St., $34,000.
Clayton E. Rex to Theresa Cannariato, 729 N. First St., Lehighton, property at 729 N. First St., $42,000.
Anna Palumbo to Dominic Palumbo, 393 Grist Mill Road, Lehighton, property at 393 Grist Mill Road, $25,000.
Brian Katchur to Brian Katchur, 85 Berwick St., P.O. Box 43, Beaver Meadows, parcel No. 111-45-C1.02, $1.
Penn Forest Township
Marc S. Keitel to Gail Lindsay Iliff, Santa Fe, N.M., property at 79 Hunt Trail, Albrightsville, $197,500.
John S. Domin to Frank G. Savarese, 18 Dana Court, Albrightsville, property at 18 Dana Court, $170,000.
Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation to Thomas J. Bartasavage Sr., 219 E. Mountain Top Road, Summit Hill, property at 331 E. Hazard St., $25,725.
Don A. Frehulfer Sr. to Don A. Frehulfer Sr., 235 White St., Weissport, property at 235 White St., $1.