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Frequently Asked Questions

Buy Now Questions

All payments are processed through Escrow.com. Payment methods accepted include American Express, Master Care, Visa, Paypal & Bank Wire.

Escrow.com is an accredited Escrow company in the United States and the most trusted payment method for domain names.  They process multi-million dollar transactions and in total have processed over 3.5 Billion dollars of trusted escrow transactions.

Escrow.com is heavily regulated and audited so you can rest assured your money or domain assets are in the best hands possible.

Payments are typically approved within 1-2 business days.  Domain transfers usually take place on the same day the payment is approved.

As long as there are no temporary ICANN transfer blocks on the domain, you'll be able to transfer the domain to the registrar of your choice.  

At times there is a 60 day lock on a domain (by ICANN) because a domain recently changed registrars or there was a change to the domain's Whois contact information.  In cases like this, you may be asked to receive the domain at the current registrar.  This is a normal situation and once the lock period is complete, you can then move your domain to the registrar of your choice.

The escrow process has 6 steps to ensure a safe and secure transaction on biix.

  1. Buyer Purchases the Domain
  2. Seller Confirms Domain is Available
  3. Buyer pays Escrow.com
  4. Seller Transfers Domain to Buyer
  5. Buyer Accepts Merchandise
  6. Escrow.com Pays the Seller

Lease-to-Own Questions

Yes!  Once the first payment is made, the domain will be ready for you to use within 24 hours.

You will be able to change the NameServer and DNS settings for your domain while the monthly lease-to-own option is in place.  These settings are enough to setup your website, email, and everything else you need to run your business.

 Once the balance has been paid, you can transfer the domain to the registrar of your choice.  At this point you can change the Whois information and any other settings for your domain.

There is a $12.50 charge for every month you choose to extend the monthly lease.  For example, a 12 month lease would be a total of $150.  This fee would be paid upfront when the lease starts.

There is no obligation to continue the lease-to-own option.  It is a month-to-month arrangement and can be stopped at anytime.

Once stopped, the balance that you've paid up until that point would then be forfeited.

There may be a short grace period specified by Escrow.com.  After the grace period, the lease-to-own agreement would be cancelled and Escrow.com would return the domain to the seller.

Once stopped, the balance that you've paid up until that point would then be forfeited to the seller and would be considered service fee for the months the domain was reserved/used.

The lease-to-own process has 9 steps to ensure a safe and secure transaction on biix.

  1. Buyer purchases the Domain by selecting the "Lease" option
  2. Seller confirms Domain is available
  3. Buyer pays Escrow.com initial Setup Fees
  4. Seller transfers domain to Escrow.com
  5. Buyer starts the monthy payments to Escrow.com
  6. Buyer sends DNS/Nameserver information to escrow Escrow.com to begin using the domain
  7. Escrow.com dispurses the monthly payment to the Seller
  8. Buyer completes payments to Escrow.com
  9. Escrow transfers domain to Buyer