Listed below are updates on the top ten domain sales from a year ago, as ranked by DN Journal.
1. DA.com sold for $650,000
The domain is owned by an individual in China, and no site resolves.
2. PersianRugs.com sold for $60,000
The domain redirects to a URL that’s isn’t quite as easy to spell: NazmiyalAntiqueRugs.com/antique/persian/. “Since 1980, Nazmiyal has been the New York antique rug dealer with the most extensive collection of carpets, and the most specialized and user friendly website.”
3. StarWorld.com sold for $35,000
The domain is under privacy protection, and the page that resolves includes the boilerplate message “This name was just registered on Uniregistry.com“.
4. Candlebrook.com sold for $22,800
The domain was an upgrade from CandlebrookProperties.com. “Candlebrook was founded in 2005, and launched its business focusing on the acquisition and repositioning of distressed apartment properties in the New York City area. This business later expanded to the suburban New Jersey markets and Philadelphia, and to date, our portfolio has comprised over 15,000 apartment units representing over $2 billion in value.”
5. FansBet.com sold for $17,920
Not surprisingly, a betting site is live, and it has an Alexa rank near 3.1 million. “Welcome to Fansbet, the uniquely-rewarding betting site, the only one where you and fellow supporters of the team you love can always benefit, even if you don’t back a winner every time!”
6. Secupay.com sold for $16,800
A German-language payments site is live, and it’s the traffic leader for the week, with its Alexa rank near 1.2 million. Per Google Translate, “Since its establishment in 2000, secupay AG, headquartered in Pulsnitz near Dresden, specializes in cashless payment processing in offline and online trading.“
7. Playground.de sold for $12,662
A ‘coming soon’ page is live with a teaser, “The new table trends for staging your ideas“.
8. Nullroute.com sold for $11,500
No site resolves.
9. Prescriptions.co.uk sold for $11,124
The domain redirects to Chemist.co.uk, and it’s owned by Frontline Healthcare Ltd. “Our pharmacy business has been operating on the High Street for over 75 years and is now run by third generation family. Although we serve our local community through our pharmacy premises in Whitworth, Lancs, in 2014 we set up our multi-channel business and we have a presence on most major online platforms as well our own online pharmacy, chemist.co.uk.”
10. Normal.eu sold for $10,079
The domain redirects to Normal.dk, which is the extension for Denmark. Per Google Translate, “NORMAL is a Danish retail company, which offers its customers regular, low and NORMAL prices for several thousand basic products.“