The following are real estate transactions for $10,000 or more:
Misty M. Piatek from Paul G. Bergman, property in Stonycreek Township, $108,000.
Zoltan M. Connor from St. Mary Parish Charitable Trust Nanty Glo, by trustee, property in Vintondale Borough, $20,000.
Justin M. Ferraro from Timothy S. George, property in Portage Township, $135,900.
Robert Forlina from Mary A. Forlina, property in Gallitzin Township, $21,000.
Mary Ann George from John T. Canavan, property in Portage Township, $93,500.
Theodore Forman from Margaret Zurenko, property in Northern Cambria Borough, $41,000.
Ricky E. Sarver from David Bosic, property in Adams Township, $88,000.
John M. Hamilton from Mildred Hamilton, property in Reade Township, $20,000.
Billy J. McDuffie from Amy M. Stoykovkich, property in White Township, $11,000.
Nicholas E. Fleming from Marie C. McConnell, property in Ebensburg Borough, $130,000.
Douglas T. Hershberger from June G. Gresh, property in Geistown Borough, $145,000.
Rebecca L. Dumm from Edith Stiles, property in Barr Township, $58,000.
Marc A. Muto from Ronald F. Brosius, property in Upper Yoder Township, $85,100.
Shannon S. Wright from Ann Hnakovich, by attorney-in-fact, property in Northern Cambria Borough, $48,500.
Gerald V. Zaman from Duane E. Lincoln, property in Portage Township, $101,550.
Citimortgage Inc. from David S. Lamason, by sheriff, property in East Carroll Township, $127,000.
Timothy P. Phillips from Leonard E. Voytek, property in Johnstown’s 8th Ward, $52,500.
Alisha A. Beamer from Frances J. Bajko, property in Jackson Township, $36,500.
Joseph Stiffler from Wingard Family Trust, by trustee, property in Richland Township, $163,900.
Jason M. Owens from Rose M. Solomon, property in Patton Borough, $94,900.
Kelsey Reighard from Paul D. Reighard, property in Johns-town’s 8th Ward, $18,000.
Edith T. Hannigan from Linda L. Wilson, property in Susquehanna Township, $14,500.
Amy C. Kohan from Marc A. Muto, property in Upper Yoder Township, $73,000.
Ramona Licastro from Gerald D. Caddy, property in Stonycreek Township, $87,000.
Joseph P. Mayberry from John G. Drugo, property in Richland Township, $84,500.
Erika M. Masciantonio from Daniel E. Leister, property in Ferndale Borough, $30,000.
Judith A. Lazration from Billie Jo Cramer, property in Adams Township, $31,822.45.
Derrik J. Eckenrode from Leonard S. Zeman, property in Ashville Borough, $80,000.
Nicole E. Lester from Hiawatha L. Hawkins, property in South Fork Borough, $23,400.
Casey B. Bassett from Raymond A. Peel, property in Brownstown Borough, $51,000.
Brian D. Wells from Alice M. Christ, property in Portage Borough, $50,000.
Lynn R. Tomb from Michael J. Naylor, property in Washington Township, $225,000.
William A. Slippy from Forrest E. Rhodes, property in Middle Taylor Township, $13,000.
Shawn E. Lasko from Patricia A. Grech, property in Lower Yoder Township, $55,900.
Daniel L. Ross from Ronald A. Kikta, property in Jackson Township, $189,500.
Waveda Jo Dynter Donald from First National Bank of Pennsylvania, property in
Johnstown’s 17th Ward, $12,000.
Cary A. Kirsch from Ronald T. Barnosky Jr., property in Barr Township, $93,000.
Richard B. Warner Jr. from William G. Andrews, property in Johnstown’s 17th Ward, $21,500.
Amy L. Hall from Margaret N. Bart, property in Lilly Borough, $68,000.
Jeffrey Held Sr. from Beverly M. Held, property in Dale Borough, $20,000.
Jared A. Bilchak from Marjorie E. Mattis, property in Portage Borough, $66,000.
Jonathan R. Leckey from Virginia A. Heming, property in Richland Township, $60,000.
Don R. Scimonelli from Ann R. Myers, by attorney-in-fact, property in Adams Township, $23,500.
Steven R. Miller from Matthew W. Miller, property in Meyersdale Borough, $25,000.
Matthew W. Miller from Mark A. Rousch, property in Meyersdale Borough, $105,000.
Rodney P. Campbell from Joan Ramey, property in Ogle Township, $100,000.
James Z. Gaskin from Michael Watt, property in Milford Township, $276,500.
Lesley J. Brilhart from Sean C. Isgan, property in Somerset Borough, $195,000.
Jody Allen Humberson from Ronald Humberson, property in Meyersdale Borough, $17,250.
John Datko Jr. from Robert L. Zerfoss, property in Allegheny Township, $45,000.
Nellie Belle Associates from Laurel Home Enterprise, property in Somerset Borough, $65,000.
Sarah K. Gura from Janice A. Gura, property in Jefferson Township, $33,050.50.
George M. Paul from Lloyd Zimmerman Revocable Trust, property in Shade Township, $85,000.
Roxanne O’Brien from Susan Zapatosky Fitzgerald, property in Hooversville Borough, $57,000.
Mark A. Wilt from Wanda Koontz, property in Shanksville Borough, $50,127.
Matthew T. Busko from Charles R. Thomas, property in Milford Township, $229,000.
Alvin D. Welch Sr. from David Tolitsky, property in Middlecreek Township, $10,000.
Gary G. Godula from John D. Baran, property in Jenner Township, $45,000.
Susan K. Bracken from
Douglas C. McClintock, prop-erty in Berlin Borough, $92,000.
White Water Adventures from Robert L. Marietta, property in Black Township, $92,834.
CZT Property from Allen H. McClain, property in Confluence Borough, $117,500.
The following are real estate transactions for $10,000 or more:
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