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Carbon Countyproperty transfers

Published October 23. 2010 09:00AM

Revenue from deeds

Carbon County Recorder of Deeds Emmett P. McCall reported his office recorded 187 deeds, 252 mortgages and 429 other writs during the month of September.

As a result of those transactions, McCall turned over to the Carbon County General Fund the sum of $30,125.04. A breakdown of that revenue includes: transfer fees, $25,147; data processing fees, $2,433; notaries, $70; commission on transfers and writs, $1,344.64; and Affordable Housing administrative fee, $1,130.40.

McCall remitted $434 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 $134,462.16, the same amount that was forwarded to the state in realty transfer taxes.

McCall deposited $2,598 in the Recorder of Deeds Record Improvement Fund and $1,732 in the Carbon County Records Improvement Fund, these being fees assessed by state law on each transaction for records management needs. An additional $18,518 was collected and remitted to the state for its Judicial Computer System program.

Also, $6,405.60 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 $328,736.96.

Deeds recorded

Banks Township

Wayne Kenneth Radley to James M. Petrole, 76 E. Maple St., Tresckow, property at 76 E. Maple St., $128,500.

Beaver Meadows

John O. Barres to Gary W. Yewdall, 121 Berwick St., Beaver Meadows, two transactions, parcels No. 125A-5-A1 and 125A-5-A2, $50,000 and $25,000.

Franklin Township

Sheriff of Carbon County to Susquehanna Bank, Hagerstown, Md., property at 168 Sunrise Drive, $1.

Sheriff of Carbon County to U.S. Bank, N.A., Columbus, Ohio, property at 3585 Fairyland Road, $1.

Jim Thorpe

Joseph J. Weiner to Charles E. Barron Jr., 156A Woodside Drive, Jim Thorpe, property at 156 Woodside Drive, $160,000.

Michael McGonical to John Michael Malay Jr., 12 Apline Lane, Jim Thorpe, property at 12 Alpine Lane, $300,000.

Helen Roscoe to Richard Fleming, P.O. Box 919, Effort, property at 331 North St., $131,000.

Kidder Township

Split Rock Country Club, Inc., to Joseph V. Wagner, Morrisville, Pa., Lot H-12, Split Rock, Section H, $64,000.

Charles Lundberg to James D. Ferrero, Morrisville, Pa., property on Lakewood Road, Split Rock in the Poconos, Lake Harmony, $265,000.

American Home Mortgage Servicing, Inc., to Equity Trust Company, 178A N. Lake Dr., Lake Harmony, Lot 201, Section B, Lake Harmony Estates, $132,500.

Robert A. Trayes to Victor Farina, Ocala, Fla., property at 18 Temberest lane, Albrightsville, $135,000.


Mary S. Canter to Mark Jancsics, 506 Center St., Slatington, properties at 240-242 W. Kline Ave. and 241 W. Abbott St., $10,000.

Leighton P. Brown to Megan Brown, 40 E. Water St., Lansford, property at 40 E. Water St., $1.


Anna P. DeFrehn to Douglas R. Nothstein, 241 S. Fourth St., Lehighton, property at 241 S. Fourth St., $165,000.

Lower Towamensing Township

Michael C. Takerer to Michael C. Takerer, 595 Forest Drive, Palmerton, property at 595 Forest Drive, $1.

Mahoning Township

Mary Jane S. Hanson to Linda Cassidy, 160 Carnation Lane, Lehighton, property at 160 Carnation Lane, $176,000.

Eleanor S. Oschman to John J. Philbin, 63 Chapel Drive, Lehighton, property at 63 Chapel Drive, $189,250.

Eunice Charlotte Rex to David L. Rex, 331 Rex Road, Lehighton, property at 3312 Mahoning Drive East, $135,000.


Nicholas J. Totani, Nancy Totani and Mary Elizabeth Totani to Nicholas J. Totani, 30 Club Drive, Nesquehoning, Lot 10, Block 2, Eastwood, $1.

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