1. The domain is available
The domain name xxxoldsex.com is available. In other words, anyone can register this domain name at this time. There are many reasons why this domain name is not registered including the following:
- The domain name has never been registered before;
- The domain name expired and the previous owner did not renew it;
- The domain name expired and the previous owner forgot to renew it;
- The previous owner deleted his domain name registration.
2. Can I register this domain name?
Of course you can! Hundreds of companies are ready to help you register a domain name. The companies who sell domain names are called: Registrars. The registrar can tell you which domains are available among the names you like. If nobody owns it, this means you can register it! Some of them are:
- Network Solution
3. What is domain expiration?
When a domain name is registered, it implies a period of time (1, 2, 5, 10 years...). The domain is your as long as you renew it before the registration period expires. If you fail to renew it before expiration, your domain name will not be linked to your website anymore and you will not be able to receive emails related to the domain name.
Fortunately, there is a grace period between the expiration date and the fact that the domain name becomes publicly available to anybody. You should never take for granted this period of time and always set mechanism to avoid domain name expiration. Once someone else registers a domain that was yours in the past, it is too late and there is nothing you can do to get it back except buy it back from that new owner or wait until the domain expires again.