Carbon County Court news
Revenue from deeds
Carbon County Recorder of Deeds Emmett P. McCall reported his office recorded 180 deeds, 170 mortgages and 317 other writs during the month of May.
As a result of those transactions, McCall turned over to the Carbon County General Fund the sum of $24,204.88. A breakdown of that revenue includes: transfer fees, $18,596; data processing fees, $1,832.25; notaries, $130; commission on transfers and writs, $2,857.33; and Affordable Housing administrative fee, $789.30.
McCall remitted $333.50 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 $140,376.78, the same amount that was forwarded to the state in realty transfer taxes.
McCall deposited $1,968 in the Recorder of Deeds Record Improvement Fund and $1,312 in the Carbon County Records Improvement Fund, these being fees assessed by state law on each transaction for records management needs. An additional $13,747.50 was collected and remitted to the state for its Judicial Computer System program.
Also, $4,472.70 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 $326,792.14.
Barbara E. Hawk to Elise Leetaru, North Wales, property at 95 Bear Creek Lake Drive, $300,000.
Deutsche Bank National Trust Company to EH Pooled 114, L.P., 95 Bear Creek Lake Drive, Jim Thorpe, property at 95 Bear Creek Drive, $23,260.
Northeast Investment Group Inc., to Vincent J. Pasquarelli, Sound Beach, New York, Towamensing Trails Lot V-2018, Section E-V, $5,100.
Joseph F. Lupico to Laura Abbate, Staten Island, New York, property at 165 Lindbergh Circle, Albrightsville, $110,000.
Barbara Spitzer to Rhona S. Kolnik, 134 Fairway Road South, Lehighton, property at 85 Honeysuckle Drive, $1.
George Brehm to Taga Properties, LLC, Warrington, property at 96 Deer View Drive, $113,500.
Thomas J. Raffo to Raffo Family Trust, Water Mill, New York, Hickory Run Forest Lot 226, Section A, $1.