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Location is everything in real estate and online real estate websites are no different. Having a memorable website address can define your estate agent business and make it easy for buyers and sellers to find you.
Available to members of the real estate profession, .HOMES domains are the newest way to establish a web presence for your real estate agency, brokerage, home financing, or mortgage company. Create an instantly recognisable and memorable address to give to your customers and potential leads.
.HOMES domain names are the perfect digital location for your real estate website. .HOMES domain names are premium digital locations. They are short, easy to remember, define your business and tell your visitors quickly what they can expect to find on your website. You can easily setup simple to remember secure email hosting for your .HOMES domain or create a great website to showcase a property you’re selling.
Register your .HOMES domain with Blacknight Ireland to establish your online presence in the real estate world. Reserve your domain before it’s too late because like real estate, they aren’t making any more of them!
.Homes are domain names exclusive to professionals and businesses that provide products and services to the residential real estate industry. Companies using a .Homes website address send a quality signal to online consumers that the company has been validated in residential real estate.
It is a signal of trust – and tells visitors they will find quality content and information relevant to the housing community on .Homes websites.
No, .HOMES domain registration is now open to anyone with an interest in the property industry.
Yes, a .HOMES domain is open to anyone but it meant for people working in a related real estate profession.
Yes! This is a great way to create an easy to remember web address for any property that you’re trying to sell.
Yes! You can upload your websites files and database to your new hosting plan with Blacknight or, if you don’t have the time we’ll do it for you. Talk to our migration team today about moving your website.
No. We are more than happy to offer domain registration services only.
Blacknight is a full-service domain registrar and hosting company, and for optimum convenience we recommend you use us as a one-stop shop! However, it is not necessary to have your domain registration and hosting with the same company.
The term ‘generic Top-Level Domains’ (gTLDs) describes long-established domains such as .COM, .NET, .ORG, and .BIZ, as well as hundreds of ‘new gTLDs’ which have appeared in recent years, such as .BLOG, .IRISH, .DESIGN or .ROCKS.
These types of domains are called ‘generic’ to distinguish them from ‘country-code TLDs’ (ccTLDs) such as .IE or .FR.
The main benefit to choosing a new gTLD (generic Top-Level Domain) such as .BLOG, is availability. The older long-established domains like .COM have millions of registered domain names, and it can be difficult to find a memorable, meaningful name which has not already been registered by someone else. The new gTLDs have opened up hundreds of new namespaces, with new opportunities for great domain names.
The second benefit of new gTLDs is that many of the new domain extensions are valuable keywords in their own right, and not merely a redundant suffix. A new gTLD is a more efficient. Compare BlueSuedeShoes.com with BlueSuede.shoes.
Yes, Google and other search engines rank new gTLDs the same way as the ‘old’ gTLDs.
The general rule is to make sure it’s relevant to the business, service or information you’re providing. So if you’re selling shoes, something like yourcompany.shoes would be a good start.
The question of whether to migrate an established website to a new domain is one that requires careful consideration and planning. If your website is established and you’ve put a lot of effort in promoting your current domain name then we would not advise you to suddenly switch your website to a new domain, irrespective of the TLD. You could start by simply redirecting the new TLD to your current domain name and move to the new TLD once a proper migration plan is in place.
If you are the owner of the domain and wish to transfer it internally to another account, or have any other query relating to the domain please contact our sales team.
As of June 8th, 2022, all NEW Blacknight customers will be using our new state of the art platform. All existing Blacknight customers from before this date will continue to log in as they have before. All Blacknight customers will be transitioned to the new platform at a later date.