Not the quality of domain, but knowing whether there is a desparate buyer with big pockets who would not consider alternatives, matters. A 3 letter .com generally sells for 25K, both to endusers and domainers, and a few sell for millions. So if you receive a 25K offer at Sedo for your 3 letter, it makes enormous difference whether the buyer is a big rich desparate company or a random company, but Sedo or Afternic won't give any hints because of their "ethics". It is like you get a marriage offer, and only thing you know before responding is skin color, and age. Should counteroffer be 50K or 5M. I also bought a zero estibot domain last year, and sold for 3K, my top sale in the past 12 months, and dropped 4 figure estibot domains... Since there seems to be only one potential buyer, I wouldn't hire a lawyer. Instead I would put 1K price on it, and consider this as selling opportunity. Or defend without a lawyer. What if the lawyer screws things up when you can defend better. This is another possibility. So you won udrp but you didn't make any money, you lost some, and you are hoping the same people will make an offer this time, so you recover costs and make profit. High risk game imo. ( I didn't read all of the initial post above).