July 22, 2005 - (HOSTSEARCH.COM) - Although the days when domain names were bought and sold for many millions of dollars are probably long behind us, some domains still manage to generate tidy sums case in question, website.com. Sold for $750,000 website.com represents the highest valued domain name sale so far in 2005.
The sale of website.com underscores the value of domain brokerage services which match potential buyers with the domain names they require. In this case, the sale was facilitated by Sedo, an online marketplace for the purchase and sale of domain names. "The $750,000 price tag of website.com represents the highest-valued sale in the domain name market this year, and Sedo is honored to serve as the marketplace that matched its seller with an eager buyer," said Matt Bentley, CEO of Sedo.com. "By utilizing Sedo's premium domain brokerage program, website.com was able to maximize interest among domain buyers, enabling the seller to get the optimal price for a premium domain name."
Sedo (an acronym for "Search Engine for Domain Offers) has had a number of successes with domain name sales this year. Its services have supported the sale of Chat.de; at $470,000 the third highest valued sale of the year, and Uruguay.com; the fourth highest valued sale at $175,000.
For more on Sedos services visit: http://www.sedo.com