Circumstance always plays a key role on price when buying or selling anything. Circumstance + Need + Want + Desire = price. – Rick Schwartz
There were continued discussions this past week regarding the perceived rise in prices for brandable domains in the aftermarket. Some industry observers say that prices for brandable domains in the expired auctions have risen markedly over the past year while end user sales and pricing remain relatively flat. This pricing dynamic may or may not be accurate. But if it’s true, it’s not sustainable over time. Market inefficiencies can and do exist. However, the principle of supply and demand always triumphs in the end and buying and selling prices will have to re-balance eventually.
To get a feeling for how this might be impacting brandable sales and pricing in real time here’s my take on some names that were sold on March 11th. (more…)