The following are real estate transactions for $10,000 or more:
Lindsey M. Colvin from Michael Montagu, property in Geistown Borough, $221,000.
Dylan T. Plummer from Donald R. Uzelac Jr., property in Ehrenfeld Borough, $76,500.
Michael A. Montagu from Frank C. Bernatt, property in Richland Township, $329,900.
Troy Long from Fans Investments LLC, property in Johns-town’s 8th Ward, $90,000.
Richard L. Horner Jr. from Cloyd Jacoby, property in Adams Township, $50,000.
Daniel L. Rieg from Clarence J. Farabaugh Revocable Trust, by trustee, property in Allegheny Township, $80,000.
P&B of Westmont LLC from Rita M. Bailey, property in Westmont Borough, $105,000.
Thomas B. Costa from Thomas J. Beppler, property in Johnstown’s 19th Ward, $10,500.
James R. Rich from Richard Paruch, property in Richland Township, $99,900.
Benjamin D. Snyder from James P. Carbaugh, property in Upper Yoder Township, $82,000.
Stephen M. Landgrebe from Timothy L. Custer, property in Adams Township, $175,000.
Vincent Conrad from Bryan D. Cordell, property in Patton Borough, $36,000.
Chess Master LLC from Federal National Mortgage Association, by attorney-in-fact, property in East Taylor Township, $17,500.
Gwendolyn A. Diamond from Norma J. Caple, property in Westmont Borough, $107,500.
Robert A. Olsick from George Hudson Jr., by attorney-in-fact, property in Cresson Township, $85,000.
Bernadette L. McDaniel from Redevelopment Authority Cambria County, property in Johns-town’s 17th Ward, $22,000.
John S. Karduck from Dennis R. Squillario, property in Portage Township, $33,500.
Andrew P. Dobrota Jr. from AmeriServ Financial Bank, property in Johnstown’s 12th Ward, $18,900.
Richard S. Bono from Frank Gurchik, property in Sankertown Borough, $30,000.
Eugene F. Urban from John A. Urban, property in Lower Yoder Township, $15,000.
Douglas Updyke II from Todd W. Farkas, property in Adams Township, $20,000.
April J. Larsen from Daniel Allen, property in Johnstown’s 11th Ward, $15,000.
Windber Leasing LLC from Donna D. Sliko, property in Adams Township, $82,000.
Charles M. Beppler from Donavan D. Overly, property in Lower Yoder Township, $50,000.
Richard T. Keown from Christopher J. Wilk, property in Cresson Township, $34,500.
Giziensky Property Holdings from Joseph D. Giziensky, property in Somerset Township, $15,067.50.
Richard A. Boncoski from Isabelle A. Valentine, property in Conemaugh Township, $112,000.
Robert J. Yanosky from Margaret Donohue, property in Conemaugh Township, $87,500.
Georgann L. Ruparcic from Joyce A. Patosky, property in Conemaugh Township, $75,000.
Christopher Golembiowski from George William Blank, property in Upper Turkeyfoot Township, $148,500.
Paul E. Coughenour from Wayne J. Beeghly Estate, property in Somerset Borough, $17,000.
Douglass W. Garman from Mary E. Thomas, property in Conemaugh Township, $125,000.
Douglas E. Hostetler from Gladys V. Larson Estate, property in Shade Township, $60,000.
Robert L. Priest Jr. from Gary C. Dellovade, property in Middlecreek Township, $515,000.
Ankeny Resident Suites from Somerset Trust, property in Somerset Borough, $80,000.
J. Dennis Grube from Roger L. McKenzie, property in Summit Township, $14,000.
Pristows Properties from Marilyn A. Wingard, property in Conemaugh Township, $82,000.
Pristows Properties from Marilyn A. Wingard, property in Somerset Township, $97,000.
Gregg W. West from Heid Trust, property in Jefferson Township, $122,500.
Thomas R. Pletcher from William T. Fisher, property in Somerset Borough, $146,200.
Gregory E. Griffith from Veora L. Tressler, property in Jennerstown Borough, $51,500.
Jaclyn R. Johnson from Lee A. Wible, property in Conemaugh Township, $198,500.
Michael A. Vitullo from Dorothy Groft, property in Allegheny Township, $57,000.
Chad E. Ray from Chester F. Cyga Jr., property in Lincoln Township, $145,000.
Patrick T. Torchia from Frank A. Cunsolo Jr., prop-
erty in Windber Borough, $185,000.
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from Somerset FD 2322, property in Somerset Borough, $1,349,173.
Karla S. Lehman from Bethel United Methodist, property in Conemaugh Township, $79,500.
The following are real estate transactions for $10,000 or more:
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