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.
Adam T. Love from Edwin J. Boothman, property in Richland Township, $139,900.
Adrian A. Harris from Fannie Mae, by attorney-in-fact, property in Johnstown’s 17th Ward, $17,500.
Joseph M. Sefcik from James S. Yuhas, property in Brownstown Borough, $30,000.
Gold Mountains LLC from Gold Springs LLC, property in Richland Township, $215,000.
Megan M. O’Malley from Austin C. Loree, property in Ebensburg Borough, $110,000.
Charles K. Onder from Frannie Mae, by attorney-in-fact, property in Portage Borough, $19,000.
Michael T. McDevitt from Kenneth J. McDevitt, property in Cambria Township, $61,800.
Linda K. Sell from Frances Gacka, property in Geistown Borough, $70,000.
Harry W. Beppler III from John A. Drusak, property in Johnstown’s 19th Ward, $24,500.
Moco One LLC from John Bortnyk, property in Blacklick Township, $75,000.
Rachel L. Edwards from U.S. of America, property in Westmont Borough, $169,000.
Robert John Kohler from Mary K. Kohler Estate, property in Windber Borough, $37,000.
Jeffrey J. Bender from G. Wilson Myers, property in Somerset Borough, $218,000.
Randy S. Ohler from James L. Darr, property in Berlin Borough, $57,500.
Stacey Pape from Seven Springs Farm, property in Middlecreek Township, $694,905.
Matthew A. Trent from Somerset Trust, property in Boswell Borough, $12,000.
John W. Benford from Leland Henry Sr., property in Milford Township, $30,000.
Alan R. James from Charmaine Gary, property in Middlecreek Township, $185,000.
Thomas D. McClintock from Resorts Rental Inc., property in Stonycreek Township, $15,000.
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