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What is the most you would spend on a domain in the aftermarket?

Labeled as poll in Domain Buying and Domain Purchases, started by equity78, Jul 11, 2019

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What's the most you'd pay for a domain in the aftermarket?

Poll closed Jul 25, 2019.
  1. Nothing; I only hand reg

    104 votes
    16.7%
  2. $100

    73 votes
    11.8%
  3. $101 to $499

    78 votes
    12.6%
  4. $500 to $999

    75 votes
    12.1%
  5. $1,000

    39 votes
    6.3%
  6. $2,000

    36 votes
    5.8%
  7. $3,000

    19 votes
    3.1%
  8. $4,000

    6 votes
    1.0%
  9. $5,000

    28 votes
    4.5%
  10. $5,001 to $9,999

    41 votes
    6.6%
  11. $10,000 to $24,999

    30 votes
    4.8%
  12. $25,000 to $49,999

    16 votes
    2.6%
  13. $50,000 to $99,999

    14 votes
    2.3%
  14. $100,000 or more

    62 votes
    10.0%
Total: 621 vote(s)
  1. equity78

    equity78 Top Member TheDomains Staff TLDInvestors.com PRO VIP ★★★★★★★★★★

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    This would be for an investment not for your company for development. Vote and feel free to give a reason for your vote if you like.
     
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  2. DomainMarketplace

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    Last year I bought a 4L chips domain when it won at a price of $ 550 hoping to be resold above $ 1000, then I saw namepros.com/threads/4l-com-chips-are-going-down-due- to-a-scandal.1090377 / that the price of domain chips fell, but I had to sell this domain in order to buy another domain. at that time I thought that if I held it too long I would still lose, then I sold it for $ 450, I was lucky to sell it at that price. people I know keep long chips they have to sell for $ 300

    I am in a dilemma, holding the domain too long but still losing it or selling it immediately and losing better than the others, but buying a new domain that can restore my losses
     
  3. RogueWriter

    RogueWriter Top Contributor VIP ★★★★★★★★★★

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    I said $3K, but that’s more of a cash flow limitation for me right now than anything else. There are millions of opportunities, but patience and timing are important aspects of investment strategy. You can’t just throw money around in this industry and expect to succeed.
     
  4. Lord Antares

    Lord Antares Top Contributor VIP

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    The $1000 option makes no sense because there's a $500 to $999 before it. It should be $500-$999 then $2000. Just saying.
     
  5. .X.

    .X. In God I Trust VIP ★★★★★★★★★★

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    25K to 50K For a unmolested .com that i would use for a new startup business, and i am being a cheapo too lol.
     
  6. Almarri.Company

    Almarri.Company AZ.Company Gold Account

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    Depend :rolleyes:
     
    Last edited: Jul 12, 2019
  7. stevenh

    stevenh Established Member ★★★★★★★★★★

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    There's really no "most". It depends on the name and cost to value.

    I'd scrape together 100k for a domain that I knew would resell for a 10%+ profit in a heartbeat.

    The most I have spent to date is about 4500.
     
  8. Goku

    Goku Established Member ★★★★★★★★★★

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    If its for a company/service I'll be developing, I rather hand register so as to eliminate the possibility of the domain being penalized by Google earlier or the domain used for some notorious activities (email spamming, adult site, etc.)

    But, if its for buying & selling, depends. I go with the situation in front of me for this.
     
  9. BrandChimp

    BrandChimp Taking A Brake VIP

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    $6,200 for a 3L few years back
     
  10. domainventure

    domainventure Top Contributor VIP

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    So 15 have voted for $100k and above, but interestingly only 6 have voted for between 25k and $99K. Now we know why the auction prices are getting driven up:xf.smile:
     
  11. Arfy

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    I put $100k+ ... I mean if it is a high quality 1 word dictionary .com or LL.com for a good price then yes.
     
  12. Mr. Deleted

    Mr. Deleted Slabaugh.com 800-266-2728 VIP ★★★★★★★★★★

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    The most I have paid to date for any name was 5K.

    Deleted.com 5k (buyer)
    Deceivers.com 1k (buyer)
    Slabaugh.com 3k (buyer) (my last name)
    Holylandpark.com 1K (seller)

    There are others, but those come to mind.
     
  13. Riz M.

    Riz M. EmpireNames.com VIP Gold Account

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    i paid max in expired auction 400 USD in my beginning of domaining ..
    now i dont participate in auctions anymore just do backorders to see what is selling how much price and pace of names plus how many bidders came thats it.
     
  14. Avijit Roy

    Avijit Roy Top Contributor VIP

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    What is unmolested name?
     
  15. .X.

    .X. In God I Trust VIP ★★★★★★★★★★

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    It is a domain name without much of a history as far as a development as a website, a name that was never used in a negative way to deceive or misrepresent.
     
  16. MediaCode

    MediaCode MediaCode.com VIP ICA Member

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    It is a domain name that has never been registered by Jeffrey Epstein.
     
  17. eurorealtor

    eurorealtor okre.com VIP

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    whatever it takes to buy a decent LLL /com and have enough space for profit. I did not vote because I don't know until get in such a situation at a time I have enough funds available.
     
  18. sniper2009

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    Currently the max I pay is $20 , but sometimes $100 up to $150 , simple , I am focusing to increase my portfolio for 5000 domains then sell it all at once . I was more into hand reg. my methods work great , but normally the buyer will come after 2 up to 4 years . While from the drop or expired domains the buyer will buy it direct in some cases ! .
     
  19. Avijit Roy

    Avijit Roy Top Contributor VIP

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    Till date, most i paid is $230. But i am willing to pay any amount if i have conviction to sale it in a year.
     
  20. dncafe

    dncafe Established Member ★★★★★★★★★★

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    There could be a domain worth $5,000 and the seller had it registered at NameCheap and I wouldn't pay $5 for it if it meant I had to deal with that registrar
     
  21. MadAboutDomains

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    Agreed. Namecheap are awful.
     
  22. MTB

    MTB Established Member

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    Normally hang-reg or under $200, but one I had to have and paid $3,000. It's interesting that your poll shows a significant drop after $999, but then goes up again after the drop?
     
    Last edited: Sep 3, 2019

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