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Cardinals DC Ray Horton makes very cool move

Posted on: August 4, 2011 12:21 am
 
Posted by Josh Katzowitz

In what has to be the coolest story you’ll read this week, former Steelers secondary coach Ray Horton, now the Cardinals defensive coordinator, sold his sweet ride to Maurice “Mo” Matthews, a cafeteria worker inside Pittsburgh’s team facility.

What’s the big deal? Well, read what happened in this Pittsburgh Post Gazette story:

Horton parked his car -- a red 1999 Mercedes Benz SL500 convertible roadster -- in front of the team's office complex and went inside to say goodbye to the cafeteria staff.

When he saw Matthews, he said to him, "Hey, I need a favor from you. How much money you have in your pocket?"

Matthews said, "I got $20."

Horton took the money, looked at it and said to Matthews, "Sold for $20!"

And then Horton handed Matthews the keys to his car and told him to keep it.


And Horton was serious. When Matthews drove Horton to the airport the next morning, Horton produced the deed to the car and told him the car was in his possession now.

"I'm still in shock," Matthews said. "I don't think it has hit me yet. I still pinch myself. I look out the window when I bring it to work and I just go, 'Man, that's mine.'”

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Since: Dec 2, 2011
Posted on: January 17, 2012 2:30 pm
 

Cardinals DC Ray Horton makes very cool move



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Since: Apr 3, 2007
Posted on: August 4, 2011 7:32 am
 

Cardinals DC Ray Horton makes very cool move

Agreed, Horton is a class act.

Penn vehicle ownership transfer:

Seller:
  1. Correctly listing the buyer's name and address on the reverse side of the title.
  2. Accurately filling in the odometer reading.
  3. Printing and signing your name on the title before a notary public.
  4. Removing the license plate.
  5. Handing over the title to the buyer
Buyer:
  1. Appearing before a notary public, and then printing and signing your name on the title.
  2. Going to a tag service office.
  3. Completing form MV-4ST.
  4. Showing proper photo identification.
  5. Paying the $22.50 title transfer fee.
  6. Paying the 6% use tax (7% in Allegheny County and Philadelphia).

The tax is $1.40 if they go by sale price not actual value.  ;P  Pretty sweet deal to buy a car for less then what it costs to transfer the ownership.



Since: Feb 28, 2007
Posted on: August 4, 2011 3:49 am
 

Cardinals DC Ray Horton makes very cool move

to prevent him from having to pay large taxes on the value of the car.. Horton needs to sign an affidavit saying he sold the car to MO for $20..  Mo will though have to pay a large amount for the license plate etc unless his state has diff laws than south dakota ..   as long as there is something in writing and notorized he shouldnt get hosed on the deal.. course paying insurance is another story..  great story  .. very nice of Horton !



Since: Sep 25, 2006
Posted on: August 4, 2011 3:33 am
 

Cardinals DC Ray Horton makes very cool move

I like how there are laws in place to prevent this kind of thing from going smoothly.



Since: Sep 1, 2009
Posted on: August 4, 2011 1:34 am
 

Cardinals DC Ray Horton makes very cool move

Big question: do the state tax people step in and void this sale, if they perceive themselves as not getting what's rightly theirs, or simply make sure they get their cut?


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