Bought 3 domain names - Longest negotiation ever.. 8 years +

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So I received an email just the other day. It was a guy that wrote:

Hi Mister Lars Lima,
Are you still interested by the domain name -----.com ?
You have contacted me months ago to purchase this name.

Regards


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I was like.. Months ago?.. Hmmm.. Then looked at the date of the email he was replying to.. 5th of March 2011..
After a bit back and forth we agreed on me buying three of his names for low 4 figures..

Some times patience is a virtue..

The names.. Well you probably wont like them, but I am a space nut:

OrbitalHotel.com
OrbitalFlight.com
OrbitalTrip.com

Will go nice with my SpaceTravelAgency.com.. Come on space tourism!
 

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Congrats on the purchases

so, did he respond to an email that you had sent him 8 years ago, where you were seeking to buy his domains?

if so, maybe he was going back in his emails, doing follow ups to see if he could get a sale.
also, .he must have had some foresight, to get those names back then.

:)

i'm working on one that's even longer
once or if it goes down, will peep you on what happened

Thanks for sharing

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We had a correspondence back in 2011. It ended with him asking 4 million for one of those three and 200K for another. So safe to say we were not on the same page.

But yes I knew when he responded to such an old negotiation that I had a lot of leverage. I ended up paying around 500 USD per. Which I think is fair in a reseller market.