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April, 2010

  • 7 April

    Flying.com sells for $1.1 million

    UsedAirplanes.com CEO Mark J Horne announced today that his company has bought Flying.com for a solid $1.1 million USD. Regarding the sale, he stated: Owning a domain name of this caliber will allow us to expand our talents deeper in the aviation business and build upon the success of UsedAirplanes.com. …

November, 2009

  • 30 November

    Dominio.com sells for $250,000

    Advertising firm Marchex sold Dominio.com last week to RegistrarAds, Inc. for $250,000 USD. “Dominio” is Spanish for “domain.” Also of note is 64.com, which sold at auction for $89,000 USD. Those in the know will tell you that 64 not only has close connections with the N-64 gaming console, but …

  • 10 November

    GolfClubs.com sells for six figures

    Golfclubs.com sold in a private sale this week for six figures. Unfortunately, the exact price has not been disclosed. This is not uncommon in large sales. Either way, it is still the most valuable golf domain ever sold. For reference, GolfClubs.net sold in 2007 for $30,000 USD. The price of …

October, 2009

  • 15 October

    Exterminator.com sells for $600,000

    An unreported deal up until now, Exterminator.com sold in a private sale for £369,871, or $600,000 USD. The buyer remains unknown. Country-code domains have been doing very well as of late. Antivirus.es sold for $63,325 in a private sale, while Blackjack.eu reached $45,000 in an online auction. Most interestingly, patiofurniture.net, …

  • 13 October

    Software.com sells for unknown amount

    An anonymous buyer has picked up Software.com from domainer Mike Mann for an unknown amount. The name originally sold in 2005 for $3.2 million USD. Given the 2005 sale price, my guess is the domain sold for at least $4 million– probably much more. A more accurate figure is probably …

  • 8 October

    Ticket.com sells for $1.525 million

    Word just came in a few hours ago that Ticket.com has sold for a whopping £949,683, or $1.525 million USD. This is the fifth-highest domain sale so far this year. The actual sale occurred privately earlier this week, but wasn’t announced until today. The buyer has not been revealed. This …

  • 2 October

    RSS.com bought for $137,500

    Domainer Ron Sheridan bought RSS.com for £86,745 ($137,500 USD) this week in a private sale. Given the original asking price was $750,000, I think he got a fairly good deal. Sheridan, in conjunction with a partner, has plans to develop the name. Currently the exact nature of the site is …

September, 2009

  • 24 September

    AreaRugs.com sells for $405,000

    A group of investors just bought AreaRugs.com for a whopping £249,423 ($405,000 USD). They will use the domain to create an online store specializing in– you guessed it– area rugs. Justifying the purchase, Lee Weber, Head of Marketing at the newly created AreaRugs.com, Inc said: It is very rare to …

  • 7 September

    Christian.com sells for $600,000

    First there was Rosary.com for £48,388, then Jesus.net for £73,442. Now Christian.com has sold for a whopping £366,100 ($600,000 USD) in a private sale. This summer has truly been an active one for Christian domains. As you can see, the sale of Christian.com far surpasses all other previous religion domain …

August, 2009

  • 27 August

    World's oldest domain name sold

    Registered on March 15, 1985, Symbolics.com is the first domain name ever registered. Less than a year away from its 25th anniversary, the original owner decided to sell it to XF Investments, a domain investment company. Aron Meystedt, CEO of XF, said: We are extremely excited to own the Symbolics.com …