Are Individual .reit domain registrations allowed?
Company or legal entities registrations allowed for .reit?
Eligibility Requirements Overview
The full Eligibility Requirements should be viewed in the .REIT Registry Policies
Only Qualified REITs are eligible to apply for a domain name in .REIT. Consistent with the Commentary on the OECD Model Tax Convention, a REIT is a real estate business exhibiting the following characteristics: (1) ownership must be widely held; (2) a majority of assets and income are real estate related; (3) a majority of income is distributed annually to shareholders (pursuant to applicable law; regulatory or stock exchange requirements or customs; or in order that its distributions be deductible from entity-level income tax); and (4) there is only one level of tax on income distributed by the REIT.
Whether an entity applying for a second-level domain is a qualifying REIT will be determined by: (1) whether a Qualifying REIT regime is in place in the jurisdiction in which the Applicant/Registrant is subject to laws concerning REITs; and (2) whether the Registrant is duly organized and operating as a REIT under the jurisdiction’s laws.
For U.S. REITs, the following criteria must be met: (1) it must be domiciled in the United States and chartered in one state of the United States or the District of Columbia and in good standing in that jurisdiction; (2) it must be a U.S. taxpayer, and identified as either an equity or mortgage REIT in Item G of its most recent U.S. income tax return on Form 1120 REIT; and (3) it must be operating as a REIT.
For Ex-U.S. REITs, the following criteria must be met: (1) it must be domiciled in a foreign country recognized by NAREIT to have enacted or otherwise ratified laws and/or regulations authorizing REITs and recognized and lawfully operating as a REIT in accordance with the REIT laws of its home country and operating lawfully as a REIT; and (2) it must be operating as a REIT.
For specific information about this, please refer to Appendix 1, page 15 in the .REIT Registry Policies. Applicants will be required to provide certain information to the Registry Operator to verify eligibility. Examples of the type of information that may be required can also be found in Appendix 1.
Naming Policies Overview
The full naming policies should be viewed in the .REIT Registry Policies
Applicants may register and operate only one (1) domain name, provided that Applicants/Registrants that own, manage or control multiple REITs may register a domain name on behalf of each of its REITs, or each of those REITs may itself be a Registrant.
Applicants may only register a domain name: (1) that corresponds to its legal trade name(s), or (2) is the name by which it is commonly known, which may include acronyms, registered and common law trademarks, and exchange ticker symbols. Registration of domain names using generic or descriptive terms relating to REITs is prohibited
The Registry Operator’s Determination and Verification Team (“DVT”) reviews all applications to register or renew second-level .REIT domains and ongoing compliance during the term of the registration.
Registrants are required to establish general use of the registered domain name within one (1) year from date of registration. Within three (3) months of registration, the domain must at least be used to forward users to an existing domain owned by the Registrant and that is operated consistent with the purposes of the .REIT registry as set forth in Section 1. Failure to effect use of the registered domain in this manner within three (3) months may result in cancellation of the domain in the sole discretion of Registry Operator.
For additional information, you may also visit the Registry’s website at http://nic.reit/.
If found that an applicant does not meet the eligibility or naming requirements the registration fees are non-refundable. If found upon the renewal that the registrant no longer meets the eligibility or naming requirements the renewal fees are also non-refundable.
Some domain names may be permanently or temporarily reserved or restricted for registry operations, as premium domain names or to comply with ICANN requirements.
To comply with ICANN requirements, all two-character domains shall be initially reserved, however may be released in the future. In addition reserved names for a) International Olympic Committee, b) International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement, and c) Intergovernmental Organizations, for new gTLDs., are not available in accordance with ICANN. The list of these names can be found here.
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Trustee / Proxy service offered? Fees?
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Is your .reit domain registered with 101domain?
Renewing your .reit domain is easy if you are already registered with 101domain. You can renew your Real Estate Domains domain name at the current rates, and you can extend the life of your domain. Please check with us regarding renewal proceedures for ccTLDs.Login To Renew Your Domain
No Problem! You can transfer your .reit domain name to 101domain before renewing. The process is fast and easy, and you can enjoy the benefit of using our domain management system to manage not only your .reit domain name, but all of your domains in one cpr144449003101 place. Use our convenient domain transfer tool to transfer your .reit domain and other domains today.
Auto Renew helps protect you from losing your Real Estate Domains .reit domain name registration. If your .reit domain name registration is set to Auto Renew, your account will be automatically charged approximately sixty (60) to ninety (90) days prior to the cpr144449003101 end of your term period. If Auto Renew is not set up in your account, you will need to renew your Real Estate Domains .reit domain name registration through Account Manager.
Login in your Account. Select your Real Estate Domains .reit Domain name and push the button "Renew". You can also select "Auto Renew". The current Domain Renew will be displayed. Please select "Change Auto Renew Settings" and set this on Auto Renew.
Make sure your credit card information is current. Please note Only Account Holders/Primary Contacts cpr144449003101 and Account Administrative Contacts on the account can purchase or renew services for your .reit domain name. Account Technical Contacts on the account cannot purchase or renew services.
Redemption period lasts 30 days after grace period. You can renew your .reit domain cpr144449003101 for an additional .
You can transfer your .reit domain name to 101domain before renewing. The process is fast and easy, and you can enjoy the benefit of using our domain management system to manage not only your .reit domain name, but all of your domains in one place.
Your current registrar will provide you with an authorization code (sometimes called a "Transfer Key" or an "EPP Key").
Using this key we can transfer your domain to us. Once the transfer process has begun the Administrative or Registrant contact of your domain will receive an email from us requesting authorization for the transfer. cpr144449003101 Once authorization has been given it will take up to 5 days before the domain transfer has been completed. Please be sure that you can receive emails for the Administrative and Registrant contacts for this domain!
NOTE: Some registries do not participate in the authorization code process or transfers may be manual. If your domain does not have an auth code for transfer, please contact us and we will assist you in the transfer process. 101domain can assist with all transfers no matter what extension you have.
An authorization code is a number that is used to transfer domain names cpr144449003101 between registrars. It is used to ensure that you are the current domain holder.
You will need to get this code from your current registrar. Go to the website cpr144449003101 of the company that currently holds your domain and request the authorization code from them.
Real Estate Domains .reit Transfer in – allows you to change from your current domain registrar to a different one; usually during the transfer process one year is added to the domain`s registration period; EPP authorization key (obtainable from the leaving registrar) is required for transferring Real Estate Domains .reit domain names.
Be sure your Domain Transfer lock is cpr144449003101 disabled to transfer your Real Estate Domains .reit domain to 101domain Inc.
With Domain Transfer Lock, prevent unauthorized domain transfers by locking your Real Estate Domains .reit domain. With Domain Transfer Lock turned on you can still perform legal name changes, account consolidation or transfers between accounts.
This Policy was modified by ICANN’s Board of Directors on 7 November 2008 with an Effective Date of 15 March 2009. See modified version of Policy.
A .reit domain must also have been registered for more than 60 days before you are allowed to transfer registrars. If, however, your domain happens to be involved in a legal dispute or if you are facing bankruptcy then the transfer of a domain name will not take effect.
Your .reit domain transfer of your domain name generally takes at least ten working days to complete - this can be shorter or longer depending on the registrar you choose. The cost of transfer will also vary depending on the registrar. Some registrars may be more willing than others to work out a package deal for you. For example, they might offer to provide you with free domain transfer service if you agree to register your domain with them for a period of more than a year. Again, the deal you score will depend on the registrar and on the amount of time you put into finding a package that is most suited to your needs.
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