Question: How Do You Buy A Domain Name From Someone?

Can you buy a domain from someone?

The first step in buying a domain someone else owns is finding out who the other person is.

You can do this by using WHOIS.

You can still contact them if they have their domain name registered with GoDaddy by scrolling to the bottom of our WHOIS lookup and choosing the option to “Contact Domain Holder.”

How much does it cost to buy a domain from someone?

The average cost for a brand new domain will typically be anywhere from $10-12, depending upon the registrar you choose and the length of your registration contract. Below you’ll learn why some domains are more valuable than others, the average costs for getting a domain name, and some tips to help you get started.

How do I permanently buy a domain name?

Getting a domain name involves registering the name you want with an organisation called ICANN through a domain name registrar. For example, if you choose a name like “example.com”, you will have to go to a registrar, pay a registration fee that costs around US$10 to US$35 for that name.

How do I buy a domain name that is not being used?

It is easy to register a domain but difficult to get a site up and running. Try contacting the registrant. You can find registration information at www.whois.net. Find out if there is a reasonable explanation for the use of the name and if the registrant would be willing to sell it to you.