New sites - Old content (ugh)

Last Update: June 22, 2013
Hi Guys & Gals,
Recently, I acquired a couple websites. These sites already have some content on them. Some of it is okay and some of it is not. The names of these sites are really good and I could definitely use them for some affiliate stuff. But, I really want them for my son. He's been wanting to have have his own blog and he's serious about it.

However, I'm concerned about what will happen when I remove/replace this content with new stuff. Basically, I want to completely strip these sites and build them back like new. does anyone know what the repercussions will be with Google or any other engines?

I felt like this was a pretty basic problem but them more I think of it the more problems I can see. What are your thoughts on this?

As always any help is much appreciated.
Thanks,
Chris
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dshmizil Premium
I actually used to be working with buying old domains in auctions/buy it now formats and rebuilding from scratch on them. Basically, you can start over and retain the "authority" the site has built up, but within a quick window. I've heard 30 days but I would do it within a few days of buying the site.

Of course, you won't keep any of the content if you are building it up from fresh nothingness, but if it's a PR 3 with a domain age of 5 years, for example, those numbers will stick.
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christopherM Premium
Thanks for the reply. The sites have been stagnant for months now. And I'm keeping on the same hosting account. Hopefully this won't affect them. I guess I'm gonna just delete the old content and start new. Thanks again.
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dshmizil Premium
Sure thing. Good luck!
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