- CTR.org – Sold recently for $10,000 at DomainNameSales, vs $996 earlier this year at GoDaddy. Also sold for $859 back in 2007 at TDNAM. Based on the sales prices alone, the value was essentially flat for 7 years, then jumped up 10x in less than a year…….welcome to the world of domain names. Current owner is web-op.com, a website design & marketing firm.
- OfficeInsurance.com – Sold recently for $15,000 at DomainNameSales, vs $4,250 last year at GoDaddy. Parked. Acquired by OfficeTest.co.uk, “Office Test is the complete compliance solution to all your Health and Safety, Electrical Testing and Fire Safety needs.”
- PeakDesign.com – Sold recently for $8,895 at Sedo, vs $1,750 last year at NameJet. An upgrade from PeakDesignLtd.com, “The mission of Peak Design is to enable photographers, adventurers and outdoors enthusiasts to better capture the beautiful world around them.”
- WOIS.com – Sold recently for $6,055 at NameJet, vs $7,600 in 2011 at Sedo. Nearly $2,500 loss assuming 15% commissions, or nearly 1/3 loss. Parked. Whois shows Investments.org as the owner: “Established in 2008, Investments.org Inc., specializes in the buying and selling of high quality domain names. Please feel free to contact us about selling your domain name; We only buy .com, .net .org .co.uk and .ca domains at this time.”
Note: I didn’t do an exhaustive search of the ownership history of each domain. There are likely cases where there were multiple owners between the sales prices I list.