Want to buy a domain

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  1. TheHunter

    TheHunter Unprofessional Lurker

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    There is a domain name that is currently owned, but that ownership expires in a few days. Is there a fast and certain way to grab it before it is re-registered by the current owner (domain seller)
     
  2. RiSk

    RiSk New Member

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    Prolly not as they have gotten an email to renew... Now if they opt to not renew.. its yours for the taking, try go daddy I think they do a pre reg kinda thing.
     
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    P07r0457 New Member

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    most registrys hold domains for a period of 45+ days after expiration. Partially as a service for customers unaware of the pending expiration, and partially as a dis-service to prevent people from registering the domain with another registrar without first renewing their registry (and bringing the company lots of potentially-lost revenue).

    Bottom line, it's gonna remain dormant for a long time before you (not the owner) can get it.
     
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    I just used SnapNames to get a domain that had expired in February. You sign up, and add the domain you want to get. If it doesn't get renewed and SnapNames manages to acquire it, they notify you.

    The bidding starts at $60, but if no one else had the name on their list, you get it by default.
     

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