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November 19, 2014

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A New gTLD Tops This Week's Domain Sales Chart and 3 ccTLDs Hit the Top 10

They say variety is the spice of life. If that's true you will love this week's all extension Top 20 Sales Chart. With no sales higher than $35,000 reported, several non .com domains found themselves at the VIP table alongside the .coms on the top half of the leader aboard. In fact that biggest sale of all was a new gTLD - World.estate - a domain that was sold by NoktaDomains for $35,000. Nokta actually closed the deal in April but the sale agreement prevented them from disclosing it until now. 

While .coms took the next four spots, one of those was from a new  .com namespace operated by the .co.com registry. They sold #4 Mobile.co.com to Las Vegas based “micro jobbing” company Mobile Inc. for $25,000 in a transaction brokered by Igloo.com.

The rest of the top ten included three ccTLDs, led by Sedo's $18,750 sale of #6 Erfahrung.de ("knowledge" in German). Sedo also scored with a country code IDN - #7 Köln.tv at $14,375 and #9 (tie) Telegram.me at $10,000. Sedo went on to pile up 10 of the 20 chart entries including yet another ccTLD, #12 LSIP.in at $9,600.

By Ron Jackson

Nokta's chart topper wasn't the only new gTLD on the elite list either. They put Ocean.cruises in the #11 position after moving that domain for $9,900. Nokta piled up eight chart entries overall, including a third non .com gTLD - #20 Paket.net at $7,655.

While they had more competition than usual this week, the .coms still easily won the extension race with 13 chart entries, including the PlentyOfBrands.com sale of #13 (tie) SuiteSeats.com at $9,000.

Here is how all of the sales leaders stacked up for the week ending Sunday, November 16:

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The DN Journal Top 20 
Highest Reported Domain Sales - Mon. Nov. 10, 2014 - Sun. Nov. 16, 2014
Euro/Pound to Dollar Conversions (€/£ to $) is Based on Rates in Effect Nov. 19, 2014


Sold For

Where Sold
1. World.estate $35,000 NoktaDomains
2. Bohai.com $29,022 Sedo
3. 000000.com $28,500 Sedo
4. Mobile.co.com $25,000 Igloo.com
5. Incir.com $20,000 NoktaDomains
6. Erfahrung.de
("knowledge" in German)
€15,000 = $18,750 Sedo
7. Köln.tv (IDN) €11,500 = $14,375 Sedo
8. TheGenerator.com $10,500 NoktaDomains
Telegram.me $10,000 Sedo
Zudi.com $10,000 Sedo

11. Ocean.cruises $9,900 NoktaDomains
12. LSIP.in $9,600 Sedo
Sexykini.com $9,000 Sedo
SuiteSeats.com $9,000 PlentyOfBrands
15. Otopark.com $8,950 NoktaDomains
16. DerbyGames.com $8,500 NoktaDomains
ArtCoin.com $8,000 Sedo
HomePorn.com $8,000 Sedo
19. OutdoorStringLights.com $7,800 NoktaDomains
20. Paket.net $7,655 NoktaDomains

Keep in mind that these are the highest value cash only 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.

CLICK HERE for our Year-To-Date Top Sales Charts

Click Link Below for
The All-Time Top 20 All-Cash Domain Sales Reported By DNJournal.com
 (2003 to Now)


.Com Supporting Cast

NoktaDomains led the .com supporting cast of four-figure sales with InterpreterJobs.com at $7,200. Puju.com pulled $5,900, UVInk.com added $5,300 and HealthyFastFood.com served up $5,000. OpportunityNetwork.com connected for $4,200, SuperHaber.com hauled in $4,050 and RentalSingapore.com posted $3,288

DomainIP.com drew $2,700, SohbetChat.com chalked up $2,573 and AirsfotHardware.com hammered out $2,400. Three others - LJet.com, VineyardHotels.com and WomenStyle.com - attracted $2,000 apiece

Back at Sedo KeyStock.com commanded $6,995, MyStyles.com made $6,000 and CarStyling.com dusted off $5,150. A six-name logjam followed with DDKY.com, DistritOfFederal.com, KeepCloud.com, LasMalcriadas.com, WeCurate.com and XIXX.com selling for $5,000 each.

Bysun.com brought $4,995, OpenBazaar.com welcomed $4,900 and WhifferSniffers.com got a whiff of $4,600. Sedo had 48 more four-figure .com sales ranging from $2,000 to $4,375 that are listed in the table below:

Additional Sedo .com Sales Between $2,000 - $4,375
interscommessa.com $4,375   zivami.com $2,619
lifecar.com $4,375 analyticssupport.com $2,600
clubactive.com $4,200 audioaid.com $2,600
basebuilder.com $4,000 zf8.com $2,600
pension114.com $4,000 formulario.com $2,500
automusic.com $3,999 mithos.com $2,500
teamescape.com $3,750 motel114.com $2,500
boxjump.com $3,742 sexaccessories.com $2,500
localway.com $3,500 alivepro.com $2,495
timelr.com $3,494 coolbet.com $2,438
safetybank.com $3,250 tenbody.com $2,395
eungabi.com $3,125 qaonline.com $2,340
xpirit.com $3,125 oluve.com $2,200
beveco.com $3,120 qtsy.com $2,100
rent-a-limo.com $3,115 unchartedsoftware.com $2,095
winnerfx.com $3,095 insurance7.com $2,063
aniview.com $3,000 bank-online.com $2,000
containerclub.com $3,000 cloudcurrent.com $2,000
intelligentrealty.com $3,000 cyberdream.com $2,000
nestpro.com $3,000 knub.com $2,000
starsgaming.com $3,000 morfie.com $2,000
3d-scan.com $2,800 sexaffairs.com $2,000
expresstruth.com $2,750 websearches.com $2,000
fineconcepts.com $2,650 yakyak.com $2,000

Elsewhere, Igloo.com sold Movil.co.com for $7,000 (to the same company that bought Mobil.co.com) and NameMost.com moved Fuse5.com for $3,000.

Country Codes

The ccTLDs were led by the four Sedo sales from this category that you saw on the all extension leader board at the top of this report. The highest sale in this group that you haven't seen yet is #5 on our latest weekly Country Code Top 20 Sales Chart. That is Toothbrushes.co.uk, a name sold by NoktaDomains for $7,200.  

A pair of .tv domains followed with Domains90210.com selling #6 Kim.tv through GoDaddy Auctions for $6,999 and Sedo moving #7 Uplift.tv for $6,000. Sedo swept 13 of the 22 chart entries overall (the extra positions resulted from a three-way tie for the final spot). 

Other venues represented on the leader board are DomainHoldings.com with #10 Halloween.fi at $5,000, NetFleet.com.au with #11 BambooFlooring.com.au at $4,854 and #15 InfinityEscorts.com.au at $4,350, and Your.do with #20 (tie) Win.do at $2,500

Great Britain's .co.uk won the extension race with four chart entries, nipping Germany's .de and Tuvalu's .tv who had three each. Here is how the country code leaders stacked up for the week ending Sunday, November 16:

Country Code Top 20 Chart
Highest Reported Domain Sales - Mon. Nov. 10, 2014 - Sun. Nov. 16, 2014
Euro/Pound to Dollar Conversions (€/£ to $) is Based on Rates in Effect Nov. 19, 2014


Sold For

Where Sold
1. Erfahrung.de €15,000 = $18,750 Sedo
2. Köln.tv (IDN) €11,500 = $14,375 Sedo
3. Telegram.me $10,000 Sedo
4. LSIP.in $9,600 Sedo
5. Toothbrushes.co.uk $7,200 NoktaDomains
6. Kim.tv $6,999 Domains90210/
GoDaddy Auctions
7. Uplift.tv $6,000 Sedo
8. 123Domain.co.uk $5,100 NoktaDomains
BestWebHosting.co.uk $5,000 NoktaDomains
Halloween.fi $5,000 DomainHoldings

11. BambooFlooring.com.au 5,579 AUD = $4,854 NetFleet.com.au
12. T.im £3,000 = $4,680 Sedo
13. PeriodicTable.co.uk $4,600 NoktaDomains
14. Bachelorarbeit.de €3,500 = $4,375 Sedo
15. InfinityEscorts.com.au 4,999 AUD = $4,350 NetFleet.com.au
15. Grele.eu €2,500 = $3,125 Sedo
17. Routerboard.de €2,400 = $3,000 Sedo
18. Know.ly $2,900 Sedo
19. Barrett.co $2,600 Sedo
Hunter.ch €2,000 = $2,500 Sedo
Portaldocampo.com.br $2,500 Sedo
Win.do $2,500 Your.do

CLICK HERE for our Year-To-Date Charts.

There were several dozen more four-figure sales off the chart led by Sedo's sales of Adib.com.cn and Veolia.pt at $2,499. Einstiegsgehalt.de delivered another $2,375. 

Sedo had 26 more four-figure ccTLD sales ranging from $1,000 to $2,000 that are listed in the table below:

Additional Sedo ccTLD Sales Between $1,000-$2,000
artika.com $2,000   holzteam.at $1,263
jar.co $2,000 explosion.tv $1,250
ansapro.de $1,875 lince.es $1,250
bauorg.de $1,875 send.in $1,250
sicherheitskonzepte.de $1,875 thai-massagen.de $1,250
schoolbord.nl $1,563 trygghetsdörrar.se $1,250
umzugsangebot.de $1,563 quadros.pt $1,249
ogle.co.uk $1,560 fiori.co.uk $1,248
antenna.tv $1,500 travelportal.ch $1,238
atx.tv $1,500 wuyts.eu $1,188
newyork.mx $1,500 verkehrsleiter.de $1,124
pflege-agentur.de $1,488 bridgingloanfinance.co.uk $1,092
arete.co.uk $1,404 interwetten.com.au $1,000

Back at NetFleet.com.au Cooee.com.au yielded $2,436, Planning.com.au kicked in $1,270, KJR.com.au added $1,268 and GP.net.au notched $1,000.

At NoktaDomains Polska.co.uk provided $2,000, Bets.co.za booked $1,950 and Kara.co.uk contributed $1,930. AudioBookStore.co.uk captured $1,800, ConservationJobs.co.uk earned $1,440, MotorcycleClothing.co.uk sewed up $1,300 and WineClubs.co.uk uncorked $1,000

Elsewhere Golem.eu sold Dexo.eu for $1,874 and Your.do moved Fly.do for $1,100

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 (.net, .org, .biz, .info & others, including new gTLDs)

The non .com gTLDs had only one five-figure sale reported this week but they made that one count. That $35,000 sale of World.estate at NoktaDomains was one of the year's top 15 sales in this category as well as one 2014's three biggest new gTLD sales. 

Aside from that headliner it was a slow week in this category with only a dozen sales reported for the entire group. Following the first three on the leader board (which you also saw on the all extension Top 20 Chart earlier) we have #4 JIE.net going for $4,800 and #5 Zhuang.net for $3,500 with Sedo handling the latter two sales.  

 Here's how all of the Non .Com gTLD leaders stacked up for the week ending Sunday, November 16:

Non .Com gTLDs Top Sales Chart
Highest Reported Domain Sales - Mon. Nov. 10, 2014 - Sun. Nov. 16, 2014
Euro/Pound to Dollar Conversions (€/£ to $) is Based on Rates in Effect Nov. 19, 2014


Sold For

Where Sold
1. World.estate $35,000 NoktaDomains
2. Ocean.cruises $9,900 NoktaDomains
3. Paket.net $7,655 NoktaDomains
4. JIE.net $4,800 Sedo
5. Zhuang.net $3,500 Sedo
6. FuelInjectors.org $2,999 Sedo

7. Across.org $2,988 Sedo
8. KUQ.net $2,500 Sedo
9. Profed.net $2,000 Sedo
10. Artis.net $1,500 Sedo
11. ExpressPay.net $1,495 Sedo
12. AnimeForums.net $1,200 NoktaDomains

CLICK HERE for our Year-To-Date Charts.

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

Domain Name Industry Newsletter



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 [email protected]. 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. 

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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