Buyer Statuses

If you are the Buyer of a domain in auction, the following tables are guides that offer descriptions of the status of your domain as well as the next steps you should take.

Offer/Counter Offer

Buyer Status Status Description Next Step
Email Seller for Details This domain didn't move automatically to Buyer. Click the Email Seller link to send Seller a message After domain has been moved to your account, accept it on the Incoming Account Changes page
Funds Received, Authorization Pending 5 day window to verify funds Wait until day 6, as domain will most likely transfer automatically. If it doesn't, contact Seller to manually transfer domain
Pending Bidder Purchase Buyer is required to make agreed payment Make payment
Status Expected completion date Wait for escrow to move domain with transfer

Buy Now Only

Buyer Status Status Description Next Step
Pending Bidder Purchase Buyer is required to make agreed payment Make payment
Funds Received, Authorization Pending 5 day window to verify funds Wait until day 6, as domain will most likely transfer automatically. If it doesn't, contact Seller to manually transfer domain
Email Seller for Details Domain didn't move automatically to Buyer. Click the Email Seller link to send Seller a message Contact Support if Seller is unresponsive to requests

7-Day Public Auction

Buyer Status Status Description Next Step
Pending Bidder Purchase Buyer is required to make agreed payment Make payment
Funds Received, Authorization Pending 5 day window to verify funds Wait until day 6, as domain will most likely transfer automatically. If it doesn't, contact Seller to manually transfer the domain
Email Seller for Details Domain didn't move automatically to Buyer. Click the Email Seller link to send Seller a message Email Support if Seller is unresponsive to requests

Expired Domain

Buyer Status Status Description Next Step
Pending Bidder Purchase Buyer is required to make agreed payment Make payment
Status Domain should move to your account automatically on this date, unless original domain owner renews it in the next few days N/A

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