Here are the topics covered in the article which I think are pretty bang on:
Domain owners and/or sellers aren’t always easy to identify, connect with and approach with a purchase inquiry.
Knowing who the actual buyer is (or being able to figure it out) can affect a seller’s interest in doing a deal, and more importantly, may influence the price
Domain valuation is an inexact science.
Negotiating for yourself isn’t always the best idea.
You need to be sure your money is safe until the domain you bought is securely moved to your hosting account.
Congrats to Brian and Meghan.
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