What does a domain broker do?
A domain name broker will help you buy or sell a premium domain at a fair price. They look out for the interests of their clients and will help buy domains anonymously.
They will reach the owner of a domain and identify if the domain name is is available for sale.
They also can handle all aspects of the transaction on your behalf and coordinate all contracts, escrow, and transfer of rightful assets. Most of the time their fee will be included in the overall cost of the domain name.
How to buy a domain name that is taken?
When buying a domain name, look for a few key indicators to help you select the perfect domain name. Short, memorable and easy to brand. Find a domain name that helps you tell the story and can separate your brand from any competitors.
Conduct a trademark search to save yourself from headaches in the future. Set yourself a budget, and establish what the domain name is worth to you, or your business. Don’t leave money on the table and do your proper due diligence to make sure you are getting a fair deal.
How do I find the value of my domain?
Domain appraisals are key to determining what to sell your domain name for. The value should always be based on other market comps; similar to that of traditional real estate.
Top value domains start with the .com TLD and pricing gradually decreases, depending on the top-level domain in question. Names also add value when generic in nature or brandable as an asset class. Website history and link juice can also be factors in determining a domain names fair market value.