NameSilo

Seniors!! Value of once sold domain?

Labeled as question in General Domain Discussion started by LagarBagar, Apr 14, 2019.

Replies:
12
Views:
587

  1. LagarBagar

    LagarBagar Established Member

    Posts:
    26
    Likes Received:
    4
    Hello seniors!!
    My question is does such domain names carry any value which are once sold for $2k to $5k and which again gets available in auction market? should one pick such name? or does the past sale or past sale price of a domain name does not matter?
    Waiting for answer from seniors.
    Thanks.
     
    The views expressed on this page by users and staff are their own, not those of NamePros.
  2. Kate

    Kate Domainosaurus Rex VIP ★★★★★★★★★★

    Posts:
    21,117
    Likes Received:
    22,407
    Many sales are one of a kind. Just because a domain sold once, doesn't mean it will sell ever again.
    But at least on two occasions I have sold the same domain twice, a 'few' years apart (up to 10 years or so).

    Whether a name sold in the past should certainly not be the sole criterion for buying it. One should not buy a domain without good reasons.
     
  3. LagarBagar

    LagarBagar Established Member

    Posts:
    26
    Likes Received:
    4
    Thank you very much Kate. your answer was very helpful.
     
  4. droned

    droned Established Member

    Posts:
    398
    Likes Received:
    121
    I found a domain that was sold for $10k and now its available for registration..
     
  5. lock

    lock Free.marketing VIP

    Posts:
    2,735
    Likes Received:
    2,465
    Yes if it was a keyword domain that still rates today. Beware of old technologies that no longer rate. Plenty of buyers pay to much for domains it really doesn't mean you need to. Just find the next deal.
     
  6. dande

    dande UNNATURE.COM VIP

    Posts:
    1,389
    Likes Received:
    1,068
    What's the name, can you share it with us?
     
  7. droned

    droned Established Member

    Posts:
    398
    Likes Received:
    121
    no sorry :) I will reg it for myself
     
  8. stub

    stub Top Member PRO VIP ★★★★★★★★★★

    Posts:
    23,718
    Likes Received:
    9,080
    Have you done your due diligence? Have you considered @Kate's warning?
     
  9. creataweb

    creataweb Some Guy with Awesome Senior High School Photo VIP ★★★★★★★★★★

    Posts:
    6,201
    Likes Received:
    7,394
    Can't wait to see this gem :sneaky:
     
  10. barman

    barman Established Member

    Posts:
    643
    Likes Received:
    805
    If a name has sold before, then I think it has a little more value. It doesn't necessarily guarantee that it is a good name, but it is a + in favor of the quality of the domain. It's the same thing with domain age - a 20 year old name is usually better than a 1 year old hand reg.

    There's a correlation... but it is not causation. Sold before does not make it worth more. Older does not make it worth more. But in general, there is a correlation in quality.
     
  11. stub

    stub Top Member PRO VIP ★★★★★★★★★★

    Posts:
    23,718
    Likes Received:
    9,080
    There are probably more idiots buying domains than geniuses. Which might reflect on the correlation as well. But I would still agree with this statement, as a general principal :)
     
  12. dande

    dande UNNATURE.COM VIP

    Posts:
    1,389
    Likes Received:
    1,068
    Asseenontv.com sold before for $5.1million. Does that increase the value?
     
  13. Andrew Knox

    Andrew Knox Top Member VIP

    Posts:
    1,679
    Likes Received:
    1,112
    This. Factors to consider for past sales are date of sale, platform, whether it was a wholesale (auction) or retail sale (you can guess by the price) and where the sale is listed eg. Namebio, GD Appraisal tool, NP, etc
     

Want to reply or ask your own question?

It only takes a minute to sign up – and it's free!

Share This Page

NameWorth
  1. NamePros uses cookies and similar technologies. By using this site, you are agreeing to our privacy policy, terms, and use of cookies.
    Dismiss Notice
Loading...