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1) Business.com - $345 Million

The $7.5 million spent on purchasing business.com in 1999 lands it on the list of the largest domain name sales in history. But at the time, no one could have imagined that this domain would be worth 47 times more in a period of just 8 years.

http://ronniegibson.com/entries/blog/highest-domain-sales-ever
Namebio shows 714,977 reported .com sales $100 and over. The Non Coms have a total of 183,361.

There have been $1.6b in reported .com sales vs $384.6m in the non coms.
I have been brokering names for many years, not at the level that a Rosener or Evanson does, but for some clients that I have known for many years.

One such client just deals in .tv and I have brokered some names for him in the $10k to $20k range. Most of these transaction were me also knowing someone on the buy side and it was an easy match.
https://tldinvestors.com/2021/02/tv-domain-name-sale.html
Sedo reported 60 domain sales of $2,000 or more on its 10-27-20 sales list. I identified 13 end user sales when I wrote the report a year ago. Today, I’m able to identify an additional 24 end users. (Some of these domains may have changed hands again since the original report.) That means that at least half of the domains went to end users. It’s also interesting to note that 36 of the 60 domains have been developed or forward to a developed site. Let’s start by reviewing domains that weren’t on the original end user report: Flexable.com $19,800 –... (More)