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ArtDeco.com Draws Highest Sales Price Reported in the Domain Aftermarket This Week

Things were slower than usual at the upper end of the domain market this past week with no six-figure sales reported and only one topping $25,000. That was ArtDeco.com, a domain that changed hands for $75,000 at Sedo to take the lead position on our latest weekly weekly all extension Top 20 Sales Chart.

Sedo also took the #2 slot with Diabete.com at $21,125 and they went on to pile up 12 of the 20 chart entries including 7 of the top 10. YummyNames slipped into the #3 hole with Onboarding.com at $20,000 and DomainAdvisors.com used the DomainNameSales.com platform to sell #4 Brandly.com for $19,500

The AfternicDLS also had a top ten entry with #6 TravelCircle.com at $14,500 and they rang up three more sales that made the Big Board. DomainNameSales was the only other venue with multiple chart entries having a hand in three transactions on the elite list.  

By Ron Jackson

The .coms swept 16 of the 20 chart entries. The other four spots went to ccTLDs, leaving the non .com gTLDs out in the cold with no reported sales in that category reaching more than four figures this week. 

Sedo posted all four of those country code sales, including two that made the top ten. Those were GetGoods.se (Swedish ccTLD) and RapidMail.it (Italian ccTD), a pair of names that went for $12,500 each to tie for #8.    

Here is how all of the sales leaders stacked up for the week ending Sunday, June 24:

 

The DN Journal Top 20 
Reported Domain Sales - Mon. June 18, 2012 - Sun. June 24 2012
Euro/Pound to Dollar Conversions (€/£ to $) is Based on Rates in Effect June 27, 2012

  Domain

Sold For

Where Sold
1. ArtDeco.com $75,000 Sedo
2. Diabete.com €16,900 = $21,125 Sedo
3. Onboarding.com $20,000 YummyNames
4. Brandly.com $19,500 DomainAdvisors/
DomainNameSales
5. RedKite.com $15,000 Sedo
6. TravelCircle.com $14,500 AfternicDLS
7. LimitedEdition.com $13,000 Sedo
8.
tie
GetGoods.se €10,000 = $12,500 Sedo
8.
tie
RapidMail.it €10,000 = $12,500 Sedo
8.
tie
TopTrip.com €10,000 = $12,500 Sedo

11. PartisanReviews.com $12,000 DomainNameSales
12.
tie
BattleScars.com $11,000 DomainNameSales
12.
tie
Dirac.com $10,000 Sedo
14. Interni.it €8,000 = $10,000 Sedo
15. Ludoteca.com $10,000 Sedo
16. StressTesting.com $10,000 AfternicDLS
17. TemplateForest.com $10,000 AfternicDLS
18.
tie
VI.tv $10,000 Sedo
18.
tie
Fotomaster.com $9,888 AfternicDLS
20. WorkMe.com $9,500 Sedo

Keep in mind that these are the highest value sales that have been reported to us in the past week. This column is meant to be an educational tool, not a complete list documenting ALL high value domain sales. Such a list is impossible to produce because many sales are kept private at the insistence of buyers, sellers or both. Our procedure for verifying the accuracy of domain sales reports is available here.

For the many newcomers entering the domain industry we also want to point out that the reasons why a domain name sells for a certain price can be varied and are not always clear to those who are unfamiliar with the domain market. If you do not understand why specific domain names command the prices they do, you are likely to make unwise domain registrations or purchases. We highly recommend that you do some basic research before you buy anything! As a starting point we have built a sister site specifically for you at NameNewbie.com.

CLICK HERE for our Year-To-Date Charts.

.Com Supporting Cast

Sedo led the .com supporting cast of four-figure sales with QMIC.com ($9,400), 1998.com ($9,305), SureWay.com ($8,850) and iProject.com ($8,600). GetHealthy.com and MidtownHouse.com added $7,500 each while Yiwanfuweng.com yielded $7,000

LeatherSatchels.com secured $6,000, AllBoy.com brought $5,500 and three others; Photocom.com, Qola.com and VPCapital.com commanded $5,000 apiece. Tombolas.com tacked on another $4,628. Sedo had 29 more .com sales ranging from $2,000 to $4,500 that are listed in the table below:

Additional Sedo .com Sales Between $2,000 - $4,500
hyspec.com $4,500   taggify.com $2,700
aspencolorado.com $4,375 superfile.com $2,600
longkang.com $4,375 armenianews.com $2,500
sharetown.com $4,375 fream.com $2,500
kering.com $4,368 mobilebird.com $2,500
repair360.com $4,000 nackenschmerzen.com $2,500
telefonpasning.com $4,000 pulze.com $2,500
beautydetox.com $3,600 bitbuy.com $2,400
fleetsuite.com $3,140 autoinvest.com $2,350
hostingpad.com $3,100 irootfor.com $2,250
gymnastique.com $3,000 uclear.com $2,100
pinapp.com $3,000 baagu.com $2,000
shipcheap.com $3,000 credit4cars.com $2,000
paradiserecords.com $2,850 n13.com $2,000
sellyourmobile.com $2,730   

DomainNamesSales.com collected $8,000 for SexyFreeCams.com, $5,500 for PlayRadio.com and $5,000 for CosmicCat.com

The AfternicDLS banked $7,500 each for SilverPartners.com and SolarNRG.com while LoveSeason.com sold for $7,000. Nosto.com notched $6,200 with four others; AntiqueMoney.com, PMGMedia.com, Produkt.com and ReclaimedFlooring.com drawing $6,000 apiece.

SecurityGroup.com locked down $5,500 and ZooMarket.com made $5,188 while AskABuilder.com and MountainViewCC.com captured $5,000 each. The AfternicDLS had 109 more four-figure .com sales ranging from $2,000 to $4,988 that are listed in the table below:

Additional AfternicDLS .com Sales Between $2,000 - $4,988
egeltd.com $4,988   cadtronics.com $2,600
zendog.com $4,875 TechPrep.com $2,600
AceCapital.com $4,850 Europe-Hotels.com $2,588
honeybay.com $4,788 getevent.com $2,588
caep.com $4,701 hairenvy.com $2,588
salessource.com $4,500 ladulcevida.com $2,588
eztwist.com $4,388 mainbox.com $2,588
timefish.com $4,388 schoolmobile.com $2,588
vintagejerseys.com $4,200 skillsalliance.com $2,588
benefact.com $4,191 toursales.com $2,521
filmfans.com $4,188 jnetwork.com $2,515
jeffie.com $4,188 accesssystems.com $2,500
profuture.com $4,188 broadcastfaxing.com $2,500
veib.com $4,088 dreamtoo.com $2,500
geographyclub.com $4,000 easyrenting.com $2,500
mensfashiondepot.com $4,000 paleman.com $2,500
soulstealer.com $4,000 promointernational.com $2,500
dtres.com $3,988 quickreg.com $2,500
sayview.com $3,988 seekinggod.com $2,500
mosaicconsulting.com $3,950 strategyassociates.com $2,500
beatscape.com $3,888 supplysearch.com $2,500
healthsummit.com $3,888 svek.com $2,500
foundationhouse.com $3,750 womenstreatmentcenter.com $2,500
right-stuff.com $3,688 BabyJungle.com $2,497
kpracing.com $3,588 stanzformen.com $2,400
opspro.com $3,588 pttgroup.com $2,388
rxdr.com $3,510 vcredit.com $2,350
angelbook.com $3,500 bottarga.com $2,320
i-gps.com $3,500 bingobytes.com $2,288
luss.com $3,500 antiquessearch.com $2,285
terapixel.com $3,500 startupseattle.com $2,274
wikimom.com $3,500 backgroundplus.com $2,200
automotivemarketingconcepts.com $3,388 therenovator.com $2,160
mvglobal.com $3,388 richinsights.com $2,114
royalarena.com $3,388 artistsontour.com $2,088
backyardstorage.com $3,350 filmpage.com $2,088
firstscene.com $3,300 newsbuddy.com $2,088
medicalwasteincinerator.com $3,288 pestzapper.com $2,088
TwoWayAlert.com $3,240 sweetlyyours.com $2,088
diamondrecovery.com $3,219 customcomps.com $2,032
DATATHING.com $3,200 abundancemeditation.com $2,000
knowledgeatwork.com $3,200 checkitall.com $2,000
businessprimer.com $3,000 couragetothrive.com $2,000
diamondcandy.com $3,000 creditcardchamp.com $2,000
hilfsmittel.com $3,000 disasterproof.com $2,000
weddingtrips.com $3,000 dontbeadonkey.com $2,000
zrealty.com $3,000 guestchefs.com $2,000
flexibledegrees.com $2,959 hady.com $2,000
peroff.com $2,959 holidaycompanion.com $2,000
srcusa.com $2,959 littlewhitebook.com $2,000
changecenter.com $2,934 pokomo.com $2,000
widecut.com $2,888 pro-buy.com $2,000
ectra.com $2,711 raddesign.com $2,000
designsound.com $2,700 scoresafe.com $2,000
swiftfuels.com $2,650  

The AfternicDLS also helped YummyNames sell CleanCars.com for $4,950. YummyNames also sold LibertyRanch.com on their own for $2,500 and worked with GoDaddyAuctions.com to sell ClothesBank.com for $2,158

Country Codes

The ccTLDs were led by the quartet of five-figure sales that you saw on the all extension Top 20 Chart above. The biggest sale in this category that you haven't seen yet is #5 on this week's Country Code Top 20 Sales Chart. That is a French ccTLD, Photographe.fr, that changed hands for $9,375 at Sedo. 

Sedo went on to sweep 20 of the 21 chart entries (the extra position resulted from a three-way tie for the final spot). Their roster included #6 Glyphosat.de at $8,125 and another French domain, #7 Lelit.fr, at $7,500. The AfternicDLS prevented Sedo from running the board by selling #10 ContactLense.tv for $5,000

Germany's  .de and  Great Britain's .co.uk shared the lead in the TLD race with each extension claiming five chart entries. Italy's .it, Tuvalu's .tv, France's .fr and India's .in were the only other TLDs with multiple chart entries as they each took two.  

Here is how the ccTLD leaders stacked up for the week ending Sunday, June 24:

Country Code Top 20
 Highest Reported ccTLD  Sales: Mon. June 18, 2012 - Sun. June 24, 2012
Euro/Pound to Dollar Conversions (€/£ to $) is Based on Rates in Effect June 27, 2012

  Domain

Sold For

Where Sold
1.
tie
GetGoods.se €10,000 = $12,500 Sedo
1.
tie
RapidMail.it €10,000 = $12,500 Sedo
3.
tie
Interni.it €8,000 = $10,000 Sedo
3.
tie
VI.tv $10,000 Sedo
5. Photographe.fr €7,500 = $9,375 Sedo
6. Glyphosat.de €6,500 = $8,125 Sedo
7. Lelit.fr €6,000 = $7,500 Sedo
8. Autoklinik.de €5,000 = $6,250 Sedo
9. MyPicture.co.uk €4,975 = $6,219 Sedo
10. ContactLense.tv $5,000 AfternicDLS

11. Bauch.de €3,950 = $4,938 Sedo
12. Myleshire.co.uk £3,000 = $4,680 Sedo
13.
tie
Fazer.in €3,500 = $4,375 Sedo
13.
tie
MoneyBird.de €3,500 = $4,375 Sedo
15. Tarotkaarten.nl €3,350 = $4,188 Sedo
16. Manifesto.co.uk £2,500 = $3,900 Sedo
17. TradersHome.de €2,975 = $3,719 Sedo
18. TonerCartridge.co.uk €2,600 = $3,250 Sedo
19.
tie
BazaarVoice.in €2,500 = $3,125 Sedo
19.
tie
Mercure.ch €2,500 = $3,125 Sedo
19.
tie
TheWeatherNetwork.co.uk €2,500 = $3,125 Sedo

CLICK HERE for our Year-To-Date Charts.

There were dozens of additional four-figure ccTLD sales off the chart with Sedo accounting for all but one of those with a list that included Cash-Flow.co.uk at $2,964 and Massivhaus24.de at $2,625. Four others; Betonzaun.de, GoodMorning.ca, IS.to and JE24.de went for $2,500 apiece

Sedo had 37 more four-figure ccTLD sales ranging from $1,000 to $2,400 that are listed in the table below:

Additional Sedo ccTLD Sales Between $1,000 - $2,400
l.kg $2,400   outletmesse.de $1,349
sendflowers.org.uk $2,340 billpay.nl $1,344
goldwert.de $2,231 alte-zeit.de $1,250
goaliemonkey.eu $2,000 metallshop.de $1,250
r8.ca $2,000 retroviseurs.fr $1,250
signal.us $1,995 unisono.eu $1,250
anibis.at $1,875 cofounder.de $1,238
cubo.eu $1,875 beijing.me $1,225
waffenschrank.at $1,875 crossbones.de $1,188
myweb.co.uk $1,794 zqp.eu $1,125
futtershop.de $1,750 bookofradeluxe.de $1,063
mediaplanet.at $1,750 dierenkliniekdeark.nl $1,063
katalytofen.de $1,563 argon.eu $1,005
dealingroom.co.uk $1,560 hundemantel.de $1,000
pushing.me $1,500 learning.cc $1,000
redfitness.de $1,500 partyfinder.de $1,000
unilove.de $1,488 sslcertificates.co.uk $1,000
parcside.de $1,438 zoe.in $1,000
inspire.de $1,375  

At DomainLore.co.uk LuxuryProperty.co.uk sold for £1,228 ($1,916).

If there are country code extensions in our report that you are not familiar with, you can look up the nation each extension goes with here

Non .com gTLDs (.biz, .info, .mobi, .net, .org, .asia, .pro & .tel)

The Non .Com gTLDs had one of their weakest outings of the year with no five-figure sales reported in that category. That left the door open for WheyProtein.org to lead our new Non .Com gTLD Top 20 Sales Chart with an $8,000 sale. With no other sales topping $5,000 it was a long way back to #2 Meldung.org at $4,375. Sedo handled both of those sales. 

Still it was the AfternicDLS who dominated this chart, piling up 15 of the 20 chart entries with a group led by a trio of .orgs; #3 Classy.org ($4,000), #4 Adagio.org ($3,888) and #5 Connecting.org ($3,788), giving the .orgs a sweep of the first five positions. 

With that big early lead the .orgs hung on to win the extension race taking 11 chart entries compared to .net's nine. The .nets were led by #6 Azoren.net at $3,440 and #7 HealthJobs.net at $3,300.

Here's how all of the Non .Com gTLD leaders stacked up for the week ending Sunday, June 24:

Non .Com gTLDs Top 20
 Highest Reported Non .Com Global TLD  Sales 
(.Net, .Org, .Biz & .Info) Mon. June 18, 2012 - Sun. June 24, 2012
Euro/Pound to Dollar Conversions (€/£ to $) is Based on Rates in Effect June 27, 2012

  Domain

Sold For

Where Sold
1. WheyProtein.org $8,000 Sedo
2. Meldung.org €3,500 = $4,375 Sedo
3. Classy.org $4,000 AfternicDLS
4. Adagio.org $3,888 AfternicDLS
5. Connecting.org $3,788 AfternicDLS
6. Azoren.net €2,752 = $3,440 Sedo
7. HealthJobs.net $3,300 AfternicDLS
8. Campeones.net $3,288 AfternicDLS 
9. TarotReadings.org $2,612 AfternicDLS
10.
tie
CSEG.net $2,588 AfternicDLS
10.
tie
Imperative.org $2,588 AfternicDLS

12. Ischias.org €2,000 = $2,500 Sedo
13.
tie
HealthSummit.net $2,388 AfternicDLS
13.
tie
SportsTravel.org $2,388 AfternicDLS
15.
tie
HealthSummit.org $2,088 AfternicDLS
15.
tie
MCOR.net $2,088 AfternicDLS
17.
tie
Ceen.org $2,000 AfternicDLS
17.
tie
Gagnerdelargent.net $2,000 Sedo
17.
tie
GameGurus.net $2,000 AfternicDLS
17.
tie
Tutela.net $2,000 AfternicDLS

CLICK HERE for our Year-To-Date Charts.

Domain Name Industry Newsletter

There were several more four-figure non .com gTLD sales just off the chart led by the AfternicDLS  sale of MySoapbox.net and TheRoadAhead.org at $1,888 each and LNCO.net at $1,688

The AfternicDLS had 17-more four figure sales in this category ranging from $1,000 to $1,588. Those are listed in the table below:

Additional AfternicDLS Non .com gTLD Sales Between $1,000 - $2,835
oasiscafe.net $1,588   madeinjapan.org $1,200
waterslides.net $1,588 timetec.net $1,188
chemplex.net $1,450 fraudprevention.org $1,000
sportstravel.net $1,388 knowledgesystems.net $1,000
laras.net $1,300 pethospital.net $1,000
ccsgroup.net $1,288 psap.net $1,000
mundi.org $1,288 umanagement.org $1,000
sundrops.net $1,250 voicesofhope.net $1,000
hupo.net $1,200   

Sedo sold VUO.org for $1,500, Kfzkennzeichen.net for $1,499 and MyOpinion.org for $1,299. Governance.net generated $1,200 while Icones.net and, Erfolg.biz booked $1,125 apiece. Myoga.net nabbed $1,092 and AsiaRoom.net added $1,000

Now that you're up to date on what happened over the past week, check out how the leaders stand year to date in all categories by visiting our Year To Date Charts page

 

*****

As always, we welcome all verifiable sales reports from companies, private sellers or individuals with knowledge of an important sale made through any channel. To contribute information and help make this column better,  just drop a note to editor@dnjournal.com.

We truly appreciate the industry leading companies who share their sales information with us to help everyone in the business get a handle on current domain values. Richard Meyer of Domain Sales Center also provides invaluable help in collecting data for these sales reports each week.

Every Wednesday we publish the highest reported domain name sales for the previous week. On Mondays and Tuesdays our contributors send us their sales data for the previous 7 days. We then compile that information and write this article to give you the most comprehensive sales report in the industry. 

Editor's Note: If you wish to review previous Domain Sales columns, they are available in our Archive.

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