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[Question] Is it possible to buy an aged domain and keep the age on transfer?

Discussion in 'White Hat SEO' started by Noyzee, Jun 4, 2012.

  1. Noyzee

    Noyzee Newbie

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    I was looking into a niche which seems to be lead a lot by people with aged domains. I thought that when you purchase a domain from someone and transfer it the domain will lose the age, I'm sure this is incorrect to some extent. So the question is, if it were possible how would one go about buying a domain for age and keeping the age on it.
     
  2. SnakeX

    SnakeX Registered Member

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    i dont think it loses its age...all the expired domains i have show up as old domains....none of them lost their age
     
  3. thetraveller

    thetraveller Senior Member

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    Expired domains surely loses their age - the registration date updates again when you're re-registering it. I'm not sure about domain transfers, but I believe the initial registration date remains the same.
     
  4. woodraz

    woodraz Regular Member

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    Try with Godaddy auction, you can buy aged domain for $10-$20.
     
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  5. Duffers5000

    Duffers5000 Elite Member

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    If you buy from the seller and it hasnt expired yet then it will keep its age.. I'm pretty sure expiring domains on godaddy will keep their age if you buy from the "closedout" section
     
  6. Noyzee

    Noyzee Newbie

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    I found a video explaining it actually youtube "how does google determine domain age." The video has useful information in it. Seems like they actually crawl the page and check age through that. So buying an aged domain really wouldn't make a difference unless it had incoming links from so long ago.
     
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    when you get a domain its domain age will be continued ,because here you are buying from a person not a domain registrar.the person just issues epp code then the domain will become on name of yours.
     
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    dbyrn Power Member

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    ... and you should stick to the niche the domain had before to keep all the benefits.
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