Carbon County property transfers
Revenue from deeds
Carbon County Recorder of Deeds Emmett P. McCall reported his office recorded 181 deeds, 225 mortgages and 477 other writs during the month of November.
As a result of those transactions, McCall turned over to the Carbon County General Fund the sum of $32,073.01. A breakdown of that revenue includes: transfer fees, $25,413.50; data processing fees, $2,516.52; notaries, $80; commission on transfers and writs, $3,010.29; and Affordable Housing administrative fee, $1,052.70.
McCall remitted $441.50 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 $148,234.07, the same amount that was forwarded to the state in realty transfer taxes.
McCall deposited $2,646 in the Recorder of Deeds Record Improvement Fund and $1,764 in the Carbon County Records Improvement Fund, these being fees assessed by state law on each transaction for records management needs. An additional $8,110 was collected and remitted to the state for its Judicial Computer System program.
Also, $5,965.30 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 $347,467.95.
Penn Forest Township
Howard Cathcart to Sean T. Spang, 35 Wild Creek Drive, Jim Thorpe, property at 35 Wild Creek Drive, $135,000.
Elizabeth Kitzhofer to James McClay, Boothwyn, Pa., Lot 119, Section A, Hockory Run Forest, $18,000.
Curtis Krauss to Mark E. Adams, Douglassville, Pa., property at 5 Penn Spring Drive, $174,000.
Ellsworth W. Brown to Joseph Wenzel Jr., 4283 Queensway, Kunkletown, property at 105 McKuen Way, Albrightsville, $109,900.
LSF6 Mercury REO Investments Trust Series 2008-1 to Matthew Boland, 14 Chestnut Ridge Circle, Kunkletown, property at 132 Lindbergh Circle, Albrightsville, $105,900.
Bank of New York to Robert J. Derocco, 115 N-1 Shawnee and Highpoint, Albrightsville, Lot 1115, Section N-1, Indian Mountain Lakes, $75,000.
Access Services, Inc., to John V. Lehr Jr., Bath, property at 582 Susquehanna Drive, $152,305.
Chris H. Clauss to Matthew MacArthur, 640 S. Old Stage Road, Albrightsville, lots 1692 and 1693, Section III, Towamensing Township, $142,000.
Kerry S. Kempf to Anthony Zongaro, Philadelphia, property at 1512 Caedman Drive, Albrightsville, $150,000.
Household Finance Consumer Discount Company to Wilson Lee, 77 Shawnee Trail, Albrightsville, property at 77 Shawnee Trail, $147,000.
Mauch Chunk Trust Company to Bear Creek Lakes Civic Association, Inc., 57 Pool Drive, Albrightsville, Lot 13, Section C, Lake Area, Bear Creek Lakes, $12,000.
Tax Claim Bureau of Carbon County to Realty Services Unlimited, Wilmington, Del., two transactions, property at 27 Mountainview Drive, $136,654, and Lot 2702, Section Tall Trees, Mount Pocahontas, $6,020.
Tax Claim Bureau of Carbon County to Thomas Sablich, Bensalem, Pa., Lot 737, Section EV, Towamensing Trails, $5,870.
Tax Claim Bureau of Carbon County to James M. Dirado Sr., Norristown, property on Butternut Road, $1,032.