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Revenue from deeds

Carbon County Recorder of Deeds Emmett P. McCall reported his office recorded 244 deeds, 197 mortgages and 345 other writs during the month of October.

As a result of those transactions, McCall turned over to the Carbon County General Fund the sum of $31,574.90. A breakdown of that revenue includes: transfer fees, $24,422.50; data processing fees, $1,678; notaries, $60; commission on transfers and writs, $4,257.90; and Affordable Housing administrative fee, $1,156.50.

McCall remitted $393 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 $212,215.20, the same amount that was forwarded to the state in realty transfer taxes.

McCall deposited $2,376 in the Recorder of Deeds Record Improvement Fund and $1,584 in the Carbon County Records Improvement Fund, these being fees assessed by state law on each transaction for records management needs. An additional $28,698.25 was collected and remitted to the state for its Judicial Computer System program.

Also, $6,553.50 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 $495,610.05.

Deeds recorded

Penn Forest Township

Huy Cao to Sylvester Mayfield, 30 Spokane Road, Albrightsville, property at 30 Spokane Road, $209,900.

Kenneth J. McGlynn to Kenneth J. McGlynn, Brooklyn, New York, property at 14 Shortridge Road, Albrightsville, $1.

Patricia Skahan to Lawrence P. Skahan, West Chester, Lot 1, Section B, Midway Area, Bear Creek Lakes, $1.

Randall R. Boyer to Hillman Family, L.P., Lansdale, Lot 4, Section K, Lake Drive Area, Bear Creek Lakes, $420,000.

Lucretia B. Hysock to Brian L. Turner, Fleetwood, property at 340 Mountain View Drive, $212,000.

Kellianne Lambert to Mary Bresnan, Ivyland, property at 116 Lipo Way, Albrightsville, $140,000.

Harold G. Hartsig III to Katherine Frances Hackett, Wilmington, Delaware, property at 114 Longfellow Circle, Albrightsville, $548,500.

Diane Manda to Joseph A. Bahgat, 197 Buckhill Road, Albrightsville, Lot 211, Section A, Indian Mountain Lakes, $55,750.