Wood County Recorder reports transactions for last quarter in 2017

(Submitted by the Wood County Recorder’s Office)

Wood County Recorder Julie Baumgardner has released a report covering the transactions of the recorder’s office for the fourth quarter, Oct. 1 through Dec. 31, 2017.

  • 1,280 deeds were recorded for this quarter, compared to 1,480 deeds being recorded for the same quarter last year.
  • 1,134 mortgages, with a valuation of $376,851,520.50, were recorded for this quarter, compared to 1,295 mortgages, with a valuation of $268,225,729.52 being recorded for the same quarter last year.

Numerous other documents were recorded, in addition to the above, for a total of  4,324 documents being recorded for this quarter, compared to  4,807 documents being recorded for the same quarter last year.

  • Baumgardner paid a total of $256,049.82 into the county for this quarter, compared to $292,262.61 for the same quarter last year.
  • $112,581.42 of the total for this quarter was paid directly into the county general fund, compared with $128,845.31 for the same quarter last year.
  • $126,588.40 of the total for this quarter was paid into the housing trust fund, less one percent back to the county general fund by the state for the timely distribution of the money to the fund, compared with $144,501.30 for the same quarter last year, less one percent paid back to the county general fund.
  • The remaining balance of $16,880.00 was paid into the recorder’s equipment fund for this quarter, compared with $18,916.00 for the same quarter last year.
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