It was the year-to-date’s biggest sale of a new gTLD domain name and non-.com domain name – the sale of vacation.rentals for $500,300 through Uniregistry. It’s also the fifth biggest sale of the year to date. And it was 10 times the size of the second biggest sale of the year!
For the week ending 8 April coming in second on Domain Name Journal’s chart of top reported sales was closers.com, which sold for $50,000, and live.casino (£24,500 or $34,790), both sold through Sedo.
There were 12 .com sales on the chart, 3 new gTLD sales (.rentals, .casino and .chat), 2 for .org and one each for .co.uk, .eu and .tv. Sedo had 13 sales on the chart, DomainMarket 3 and Uniregistry 2.
On the sale of vacation.rentals, Domain Name Journal note that it was the biggest reported new gTLD sale ever, topping the sale of home.loans which sold for $500,000 in January, with both .rentals and .loans being Donuts operated new gTLDs.
To check out the Domain Name Journal chart of top reported sales for the week ending 8 April in more detail, go to: