Virtual Estate

What are domain names going for these days?
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The buying and selling of domain names, a market more volatile than even real estate, has turned the most popular addresses into gold mines. What's the prime property post-Business.com (the record-breaking $7.5 million URL)? Here are the highest-selling recent dotcom names from GreatDomains.com:

  • Loans.com: $3 million
  • Cinema.com: $700,000
  • Wisdom.com: $475,000
  • Tower.com: $200,000