Carbon County property transfers
Revenue from deeds
Carbon County Recorder of Deeds Emmett P. McCall reported his office recorded 170 deeds, 262 mortgages and 368 other writs during the month of June.
As a result of those transactions, McCall turned over to the Carbon County General Fund the sum of $28,814.77. A breakdown of that revenue includes: transfer fees, $23,706.50; data processing fees, $1,866.75; notaries, $40; commission on transfers and writs, $2,043.22; and Affordable Housing administrative fee, $1,158.30.
McCall remitted $400 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 $94,883.98, the same amount that was forwarded to the state in realty transfer taxes.
McCall deposited $2,388 in the Recorder of Deeds Record Improvement Fund and $1,592 in the Carbon County Records Improvement Fund, these being fees assessed by state law on each transaction for records management needs. An additional $17,249 was collected and remitted to the state for its Judicial Computer System program.
Also, $6,563.70 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 $246,775.43.
Secretary of Housing and Urban Development to Randy Frey, 234 Thomas Jefferson Road, Lehighton, property at 213 Held St., $70,000.
Sheriff of Carbon County to Fidelity Deposit and Discount Bank, Dunmore, Pa., two parcels near Rt. 940, $1.
Kevin Corcoran to Giovanni Tripodi, Philadelphia, property on Stream Drive, $30,000.
Edward B. Davis to Keith R. Kull, Kutztown, property on Springgarden Street, $25,000.
Michael L. Williams to Michael L. Williams 311 S. Second St., Lehighton, property at 311 S. Second St., $1.
Lower Towamensing Township
Jonas S. Gostonyi to Amanda S. Gostonyi, 190 Craig St., Palmerton, property at 190 Craig St., $1.
Mark Scherer to Mark Scherer, 1131 Pecan Lane, Walnutport, property at 22 Seneca Road, $1.
Gloris E. Boyle to Johnna Pogwist, Collegeville, Pa., property at Hemlock Road and Lake Drive, $33,000.
Roseanne K. Kercsmar to Eric A. Kercsmar, 159 Franklin Ave., Palmerton, property at 159 Franklin Ave., $1.
Jeannine Siegmond to Jeannine Bouillier Siegmond, 2266 Cherry Hill Road, Palmerton, lots 1 and 2, Warren Strohl Farm Minor Subdivision (also in Lower Towamensing Township), $1.
Donald H. Dorward Sr. to Emerald Hollow Campground, Inc., P.O. Box 592, Lehighton, property at 837 Lower Main Road, $485,000.
Penn Forest Township
J.P. Morgan Chase Bank, N.A., to James Nugent, Effort, property at 88 Mountain Road, a/k/a 1709 A Mountain Road, Albrightsville, $23,000.
Linda A. Idler to Joseph Pokorny, Philadelphia, Lot 1906, Section A-III, Indian Mountain Lakes, $5,500.
William R. Musselman Jr. to William R. Musselman Jr., 105 Strohl Drive, Palmerton, property at 105 Strohl Drive, $71,504.
David Yanick to Steve Gehman, 766 Buck Mountain Road, Weatherly, property at 136 Butz St., $25,700.