|WEDNESDAY,11 NOVEMBER 2014 DN JournalAccording to the news from Domain.cn on November 6th, domain buyers have long had a love affair with 3-letter .coms. That was shown again this week when LOV.com led our latest Sales Chart with a $91,800 payday at NameJet and seven more 3-letter .coms taking places on an expanded leader board. I was away covering the T.R.A.F.F.I.C. East conference in Miami Beach last week, so I have a double dose of data for you this time out, including an all extension top sales chart that doubles from its usual 20 positions to 40.
Six of those 3-letter .coms landed on the top half of the elite list including #2 (tie) RSR.com, a domain that Heritage Auctions sold for $75,000. DomainGuardians.com also claimed a share of the runner-up spot with their $75,000 sale of Coin.org. That is the biggest .org sale reported so far this year and is one of the five biggest non .com gTLD sales reported in 2014.
Rounding out the first five are a pair of sales made at Flippa.com – #4 Sponsored.com at $50,200 and #5 (tie) LowCarb.com at $45,000 – and one from Sedo – #5 (tie) Pager.com at $45,000. Those three helped the .coms pile up 30 of the 40 chart entries, including one IDN – #9 Gartenmöbel.com, sold at Sedo for $25,000.
The ccTLDs had their usual strong outing with seven chart entries, led by Sedo’s $30,000 sale of #8 Angel.in (Indian country code). Two others earned spots on the top half of the Big Board. Sedo sold #12 Koffer.ch (Swiss ccTLD) for $22,278 and Eytan Elbaz banked $21,500 for Pie.co (Colombian ccTLD) in a private transaction.
That left three places for the non .com gTLDs. In addition to that big Coin.org sale, #28 6.biz brought $12,637 and 38 (tie) Joy.club added $10,000, with Sedo ringing up the latter two sales. You probably heard about another big deal in this category involving Coffee.club that we detailed in our Lowdown section Tuesday. While the transaction will end up being worth $100,000 that is being paid out over 10 years. We only chart domains that have been fully paid for and transferred to the new owners but, as the .Club Registry’s biggest transaction to date, this one is still well worth noting.
Here is how all of the sales leaders stacked up for the two weeks ending Sunday, November 2:
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NameJet led the .com supporting cast of four-figure sales with RealityShow.com at $9,298, 1SO.com at $9,105 and CatScan.com at $9,000. Policemen.com produced $7,500, Pigo.com provided $7,499 and 1934.com notched $7,099.
TranscendUSA.com yielded $6,464, DohaBank.com deposited $6,000 and BeSeen.com spotted $5,600. Ameria.com made $5,200 and Fabei.com fetched $5,110.
NameJet had 36 more four-figure .com sales ranging from $2,000 to $4,900 that are listed in the table below:
Back at Sedo Expoline.com connected for $8,800, NVFund.com drew $8,200 and RailGuru.com gained $8,000. Eyee.com and Intropia.com corralled $7,500 each while Investex.com added $6,250.
InvestIndia.com returned $6,000 with seven others – Bet77.com, ClearPop.com, Cruzo.com, EasyCrowd.com, Meresetfiles.com, SkyTrain.com and Vumedia.com – going for $5,000 apiece.
Sedo had 73 more four-figure .com sales ranging from $2,000 to $4,900 that are listed in the table below:
Elsewhere AbdulBasit.com sold Spadille.com for $5,000 and HomeBird.com for $4,500 while Flippa.com moved Inches.com for $6,750 and BestWine.com for $5,000.
The ccTLDs were led by the seven five-figure sales you saw on the all extension leader board at the top of this report, with Angel.in leading the way at $30,000. The highest sales in this category that you haven’t seen yet are a pair of names tied for #8 on our latest weekly Country Code Top 20 Sales Chart. Those are Erbjudanden.se and Monteurzimmer.eu, each of which sold for $8,125 through Sedo.
Another Sedo sale, this one an IDN – Billigerflüge.de - rounded out the top ten after changing hands for $6,944. Sedo went on to pile up 13 of the 20 chart entries. Golem.eu was next, filling four spots on the leader board including #4 Megabus.de at $14,925. Chart honors also went to NetFleet.com.au for #7 XX.com.au at $10,047 and DomainPicks.com for #20 Clique.tv at $3,800.
The European Union’s .eu won the extension race wit four chart entries. Three others – Switzerland’s .ch, Germany’s .de and Sweden’s .se each had two. In a remarkably diverse week, 10 other ccTLDs had representatives on the chart.
Here is how the country code sales stacked up for the two weeks ending Sunday, November 2:
There were dozens of additional four-figure sales off the chart led by Sedo’s sales of Elpo.eu and Re-Blog.de at $3,750 each. Logis.es landed another $3,738, Hand.at hauled in $3,625 and IOR.es sold for $3,125.
Sedo had 65 more four-figure ccTLD sales ranging from $1,000 to $2,938 that are listed in the table below:
Back at Golem.eu ProTrans.eu and Mesko.eu kicked in $3,749 each while four others - Burlington.eu, Kubb.eu, NoTime.eu and Stelzer.eu stacked up $3,124 apiece.
Golem.eu had 31 more sales ranging from $1,125 to $2,500 that are listed in the table below:
Elsewhere, NetFleet.com.au sold Infinity.com.au ($3,117), Recycling.com.au ($2,880), Special.com.au ($2,880) and Argentina.com.au ($1,120).
NameJet notched $2,838 for TUI.cc, while Flippa fetched $2,050 for eCommerce.io and $1,050 for Paid.io. Also, DomainLore.co.uk banked $1,843 for Torbay.co.uk and $1,216 for TranscriptionServices.co.uk.
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 good reason to celebrate with DomainGuardians.com posting the year’s biggest .org sale to date – Coin.org at $75,000. As you saw earlier that was one of three names from this category to take places in the all extension sale chart. The biggest sale in this group t hat you haven’t seen yet is #4 on our latest weekly Non .Com gTLD Top 20 Sales Chart. That is Pink.net, a colorful name that NameJet sold for $8,690.
Sedo rounded out the first five with OF.org at $8,000. They went on to sweep 13 of the 20 chart entries including #6 Tivi.net at $7,500. That helped the .nets win the extension race with eight chart entries. The .orgs followed with six and .info had four, leaving one spot each for .biz and .club.
Here’s how all of the Non .Com gTLD leaders stacked up for the two weeks ending Sunday, November 2:
There were several more four-figure non .com gTLD sales off the chart led by NameJet’s sales of US-VO.org at $2,292 and Paula.net at $2,199.
Sedo booked $2,000 apiece for ElitePoker.net and Zone.club with two others – 116117.info and Aminosaeure.org – going for $1,875 each. Eyee.net nabbed $1,800, Guthabenkonto.net drew $1,688 and EuroLotto.net yielded $1,598.
Also at Sedo, Highlands.net hoisted $1,350, Wilo.org went for $1,313 and Skater.club clocked $1,300. Hille.org climbed $1,250 with three others – OnlineStore.info, Schengen-Visa.net and Tarlton.net – tacking on $1,200 apiece. Snowboard.club added $1,100.
Elsewhere, GenericDomainMarket.com teamed up with Sedo to sell MedicalDevices.net for $1,999 and Flippa banked $1,201 for H2O.info.
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.
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