Revenue reported in local property transfers for Aug.
Carbon County Recorder of Deeds Emmett P. McCall reported his office recorded 195 deeds, 234 mortgages and 300 other writs during the month of August.
As a result of those transactions, McCall turned over to the Carbon County General Fund the sum of $37,729.39. A breakdown of that revenue includes: transfer fees, $21,766.50; data processing fees, $2,078.25; notaries, $20; commission on transfers and writs, $2,811.64; and Affordable Housing administrative fee, $1,053.
McCall remitted $364.50 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 $140,004.21, the same amount that was forwarded to the state in realty transfer taxes.
McCall deposited $2,196 in the Recorder of Deeds Record Improvement Fund and $1,464 in the Carbon County Records Improvement Fund, these being fees assessed by state law on each transaction for records management needs. An additional $16,309 was collected and remitted to the state for its Judicial Computer System program.
Also, $5,967 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 $334,038.31.
Penn Forest Township
Scott Charles to Edward Waibel Jr., Yardley, Pa., Towamensing Trails Lot V-1351, Section E-V, $170,000.
Albert Douk to Leonard Douk, Middletown, Pa., Pleasant Valley West Lot 610, Section F, $1.
Wayne Hittle to Arline Reinoehl, North Wales, Pa., Towamensing Trails Lot 353, Section 1, $1.
Sheriff of Carbon County to Deutsche Bank National Trust Company, Austin, Tex., property at 135 Longfellow Way, Albrightsville, $1.
Carlyle Ephrain to Timothy D. Kirkpatrick, 142 MacCauley Road, P.O. Box 174, Albrightsville, Towamensing Trails Lot V-1577, Section E-V, $16,250.
Beatriz G. Awaida to Gregory S. Yemm, 325 Cedar St., Lehighton, property at 37 Penn Forest Pines, $68,000.
Luis E. Valedon to Mauch Chunk Trust Company, 1111 North St., P.O. Box 289, Jim Thorpe, property at 63 Mountain Road, Albrightsville, $1.
Donald Kishbaugh to Piotr J. Bielunas, Bayonne, N.J., property at 32 Wintergreen Trail, Albrightsville, $99,900.
Karla Bailey to Leonid Kostalevsky, Brooklyn, N.Y., Lot V1749, Towamensing Trails, $129,000.
Tracy T. McMahon to Ian Neil Jeffery, Quakertown, property at 26 Hopkins Circle, Albrightsville, $275,000.
Joseph L. Murtaugh to Thomas J. Keegan Sr., Palmyra, N.J., property at 10 Arnold Mews, Albrightsville, $110,000.
Thomas Yost to Darlene Kuzywicki, Philadelphia, Lot 1888, Section IV, Towamensing Trails, $107,000.
Kerry Kempf to Joel B. Katz, Schwenksville, property at 15 Horace Way, Albrightsville, $149,900.
Bradley P. Feuston to Todd D. Wagner, Blue Bell, Pa., property at 17 Recreation Court and lots 41 and 43, Mountain View Section, Bear Creek lakes, $250,000.
Sheriff of Carbon County to Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., Fort Mill, S.C., property at 138 Wild Creek Drive, $1.
Edward S. Costa to George S. Kobasic, Springfield, Pa., property at 272 Penn Forest Trail, Albrightsville, $150,000.