The following are real estate transactions for $10,000 or more:
Alan T. McNamara from Stanely L. Livingston, property in Upper Yoder Township, $12,000.
Makdad Properties LLC from Barry L. Ritko Sr., Cambria Glass and Insulation, property in Johnstown’s 20th Ward, $220,000.
Makdad Properties LLC from Barry L. Ritko Sr., property in Johnstown’s 20th Ward, $20,000.
Polster Family Trust from Joann Dailey, property in Southmont Borough, $118,000.
Tim H. Rowzer Jr. from David A. Rovder, property in Upper Yoder Township, $60,000.
John T. Findish Jr. from Kristopher J. Hansen, property in Southmont Borough, $69,500.
Patrick D. Sherry from Patrick D. Sherry, property in Carrolltown Borough, $55,000.
Dale F. Conover Jr. from James S. Mills Jr., property in Johnstown’s 20th Ward, $29,500.
Michael J. Bernardy from Clete M. Hoover, property in Stonycreek Township, $107,000.
Jean Cotchen from Dorothy C. Baft by attorney-in-fact and agent, property in Ferndale Borough, $36,900.
Joel R. Hoshaw from Tammy Vuckovich, property in Westmont Borough, $64,000.
Robert Feeney from Jennifer L. Mayes, property in Adams Township, $17,000.
Alex G. Dipko III from Joseph A. Krisko Jr., property in Portage Township, $25,000.
Michael Montag from Kelly V. Norman, property in Geistown Borough, $215,000.
Northwest Savings Bank from S&H; Homes LLC, by sheriff, property in Johnstown’s 7th Ward, $10,858.68.
Casey J. Lavis from First National Bank of Pennsylvania, property in Richland Township, $88,900.
James M. Campbell from Alan J. Kanouff, property in Nanty Glo Borough, $50,000.
William J. Toth Jr. from Bank of New York Trust Co., trust by attorney-in-fact, property in Northern Cambria Borough, $15,000.
Scott M. Rzasa from Parkerwoods Estate Group, LP, property in Richland Township, $56,900.
Habitat for Humanity Cambria County Inc. from Leonard J. Evansic, property in Ebensburg Borough, $32,000.
Jeffrey L. Slatcoff Jr. from Kelly Real Estate Holdings LLC, property in Richland Township, $83,500.
Timothy W. Boyd from James E. Safko Sr., property in West Taylor Township, $50,000.
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