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Carbon County property transfers

Published April 05. 2012 05:02PM

Revenue from deeds

Carbon County Recorder of Deeds Emmett P. McCall reported his office recorded 187 deeds, 206 mortgages and 448 other writs during the month of March.

As a result of those transactions, McCall turned over to the Carbon County General Fund the sum of $29,453.38. A breakdown of that revenue includes: transfer fees, $24,659.50; data processing fees, $1,726.75; notaries, $120; commission on transfers and writs, $1,869.23; and Affordable Housing administrative fee, $1,077.90.

McCall remitted $420.50 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 $104,390.76, the same amount that was forwarded to the state in realty transfer taxes.

McCall deposited $2,502 in the Recorder of Deeds Record Improvement Fund and $1,668 in the Carbon County Records Improvement Fund, these being fees assessed by state law on each transaction for records management needs. An additional $17,625 was collected and remitted to the state for its Judicial Computer System program.

Also, $6,108.10 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 $266,558.50.

Deeds recorded

Banks Township

Walter Zlomsowitch to Tiffany L. Belletiere, P.O. Box 44, Tresckow, property at 6 E. Hemlock St., $10,000.

Jim Thorpe

Sheriff of Carbon County to U.S. Bank, N.A., Irving, Tex., property at 229 South St., $1.


Tax Claim Bureau of Carbon County to Randell Dean Kelly, 49 Kepners Road, New Ringgold, property at 208 W. Water St., $900.

Tax Claim Bureau of Carbon County to Lou Ann Greenly, 49 Kepners Road, New Ringgold, property at 364 W. Ridge St., $850


Eric Todd Solt to Eric T. Solt, 73 Stedman Ave., Lehighton, property at 73 Stedman Ave., $1.

Dorothy L. Begel to Larry D. Markley, 142 S. Fifth St., Lehighton, property at 142 S. Fifth St., $55,395.75.

Lower Towamensing Township

Barbara Spadt to Kerry Paules, 505 Little Gap Road, Palmerton, 6.5452 acres of vacant land, $30,000.

Mahoning Township

William E. Henry to Larry K. Heffley, 263 Beaver Run Drive, Lehighton, property at 245 Beaver Run Drive, $8,000.

Dayle W. Smith to Carly E.F. Smith, 778 Mill Road, Lehighton, property at 778 Mill Road, $1.


Judith Kovatch Lebo to Judith Kovatch Lebo, 32 Hemlock Drive, Nesquehoning, Lot 15, Block 2, Eastwood, Lake Hauto, $1.

Summit Hill

First Niagara Bank to Daniel A. Dunn, 30 Greenwood St., Coaldale, property at 225 S. Chestnut St., $10,000.

Towamensing Township

Shirley H. Bates to Chaise Terruta, 195 Berger St., Kunkletown, lots 17 and 18, Section 1, Towamensing Acres, $40,000.


Maurice O. Kunkle to Mark H. Kunkel, 319 Third St., Weatherly, property on Lauderburn Avenue, $1.

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