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In regards to winning a $1 domain name bid on flippa

Discussion in 'Making Money' started by juicemane, Oct 24, 2015.

  1. juicemane

    juicemane Regular Member

    Feb 7, 2011
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    If I win a $1 domain name bid, are there any hidden costs that the buyer has to pay (the domain name owner says that he'll transfer the domain for free)
    I see it more feasable to win a $1 domain name that expires in 6 months, than to register a new domain name with godaddy for $9 (This is strictly a "Throwaway" domain name for testing and redirecting purposes)

    does anybody have experience with winning bids on flippa? Do most sellers back out if you win a $1 domain?
    Last edited: Oct 24, 2015
  2. selo

    selo Junior Member

    Jan 23, 2009
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    The transfer is free from the buyer, but usually you will have to pay a renewal of 1 extra year when you receive your domain with your provider. Godaddy, Namecheap, most of them do this.