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Buyer Frequently Asked Questions:

What payment options do you accept?
Names For Sale -
We prefer to use and to protect both parties in the name transaction. accepts all major credit cards for purchases up to $5,000 USD and accepts wire transfers for purchases greater than $5,000 USD. requires a wire transfer for each transaction. However, due to new, US Government verification requirements, we can issue you an invoice for the domain name, then you make payment to Edgeware Inc. via check or wire transfer; finally, upon receipt of funds, we will transfer the domain name to your preferred Registrar Account. 

Credit Cards -
We accept Visa, Mastercard, American Express and Discover credit cards.  Call us to discuss your specific needs.

Why do you prefer an escrow service for your name sales transactions?  

Using an escrow service for a name transaction is the best way to protect both parties in the transaction.

Who pays the standard escrow transaction fee?  

The seller is responsible for Standard escrow transaction fees when using, unless you cancel the transaction after funds have been submitted.  In the unlikely event of a cancellation (after funds are received at the escrow service), or the rejection of a domain name, the Buyer is responsible for the escrow fees regardless of whomever (Seller, Buyer or Broker) is set up to pay the escrow fee.

Who pays the Concierge Transaction Fee?

If the buyer chooses to upgrade to the Concierge Level Transaction at, then the Concierge Transaction Fees are split evenly between the Seller and the Buyer. 

Can I Make An Offer?  With a Buy It Now Button, the lowest acceptable price is being offered.  Check out Make An Offer for more information.

What am I really buying when I purchase a name?  

You are buying the right to register the name for an annual fee.

What is a domain name registrar?  

A domain name registrar manages the domain name rights.

Can I trade you a name for one on your website?  

Yes, use the Contact Page Form.

How often are new names added?  

We list names as we acquire them or become the Name Seller Agent for a name.

Buying a domain name protected by trademark rights.  

It is the buyer's responsibility to determine whether their desired domain name is subject to trademark or intellectual property protection.  Consult appropriate counsel.

Can I hire a Buyer's Agent to help me acquire an unlisted domain name or a domain name listed for sale elsewhere?  

Yes, visit our Name Buyer page.

Can I return a name recently purchased?  

All sales are final.  We would be happy to represent you and list your name for sale at

Are there future costs associated with domain ownership?  

Yes, each domain name will have a renewal fee with your registrar, typically an annual fee but less often if you purchase mulitple years.  Domain name registration renewals are the responsibility of the registrant.

I have another question.

Contact us and we will get right back to you.

Name Seller Frequently Asked Questions:

What kind of names do you accept under your Agent Agreement?  

Name Seller Agent: 

Short, memorable, easy to pronounce, easy to spell .com domain names and two-keyword .com domain names for a business, product or service.

Sales Page: 

We accept all Domain Names for a $10 USD Page Creation Fee and a $199 USD Commission payable at the time of a sale.

How do I list a domain name with  

Name Seller: 

Submit your request via email or call us to discuss.

Sales Page:

Submit Domain Names with your $10 USD payment.

What is your listing fee?  

Sales Page:

$10 USD Sales Page Creation Fee.

What is your commission?  

Name Seller: 

$ 500 USD PrePaid and then at the time if a sale $ 500 USD or between 7% and 15% of the Gross Sale Price, whichever amount is higher and the Name Seller pays the Standard Escrow Transaction Fees.  If the Buyer prefers the Concierge Service at, then the Concierge Transaction Fees are split by the Name Seller and Name Buyer.

Sales Page:

At the time of a successful sale, $199 USD Broker Commission.

Who pays the escrow fee?  

The Name Seller is responsible for all standard escrow transaction fees.  If the Buyer prefers the Concierge Service, then the Concierge Transaction Fees will be split between the Name Seller and Name Buyer. 

Do you have any additional fees? 


How do we verify that you own the right to the domain name?  

You must forward your domain name to your sales page at within one week of receiving your URL email.  Also, the contact information you submit for review must match, if any, the public whois information.

How do I get paid?  

You will be paid your Net Amount, less our Agent Fee / Commission and the Escrow Transaction Fees, per the Escrow Service Agreement, once the escrow service has confirmed both sides of the transaction have been completed.

Do I have to re-direct my domain name to my Sales Page?  

Name Seller: 

Yes, we are acting as your Exclusive Sales Agent.

Sales Page:

Yes, this is the point of a Domain Name Sales Page: Free Traffic, Low Fee Sale.

Listing trademark protected domain names:  

When listing a domain name at you are representing that you have the legal right to register and use the domain name and that the domain name is free of any legal proceedings challenging your right to register and/or use the domain name.  It is your responsibility to perform the necessary research, or to hire someone, to ensure that your domain name does not infringe the intellectual property rights of a third party.  If you are notified of a legal proceeding you must notify so that your domain name can be removed from our website until legal clarification has occurred. reserves the right to remove domain names from our listings and website which, in's sole discretion, may infringe or violate the rights of a third party.

I have another question.

Contact us and we will get right back to you.