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How can I safely purchase a domain from a stranger?

Discussion in 'Domain Names & Parking' started by blackgecko, Dec 8, 2014.

  1. blackgecko

    blackgecko Newbie

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    How can I safely purchase a domain from a stranger, so I know I get the domain with no bs....:cow04:
     
  2. EddieC123

    EddieC123 Regular Member

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    Use an escrow service for the payment.
     
  3. Reeshua

    Reeshua Power Member

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    Check the backlink profile first and see if it looks good. Also check if the price is reasonable. If someone's selling you a PR4 domain for $50, you got to ask why. And same as EddieC123, use escrow to make sure you get what you pay for.
     
  4. mixing

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    Escrow is the safest process. DN.com, Sedo, GoDaddy, and Escrow.com all offer 100% safe domain sales...You'll have to pay a small commission, but it's worth it for the guaranteed safety!
     
  5. Ricky.Montana

    Ricky.Montana Regular Member

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    First, make sure that the domain is owned by this stranger. Ask him for a ownership verification.
    Second, if you don't trust him, use Escrow. With a little comission, your money will be safe.