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Setting up a website can be an easy process compared to finding a domain name available due to the increase of websites available ranging from e commerce, businesses, personal portfolios, galleries and blogs to name a few.

Obtaining a hosting package and registering a domain with us at Web Africa is very affordable, however, if your domain is highly desirable you can be offered exorbitant amounts for it.

Below is a list of the 15 most expensive domains purchased from a previous owner, and no, the most expensive sale was not a gambling or porn site.

Top 15 most expensive domain names purchased:

1.   VacationRentals.com:  $35 million in 2007

2.    Privatejet.com: $30.18 million in 2012

3.    Insure.com: $16 million in 2009

4.    Sex.com: $13 million in 2010

5.    Hotels.com: $11 million in 2001

6.    Fund.com: $9.99 million in 2008

7.    Porn.com: $9.5 million in 2007

8.    Fb.com by Facebook: $8.5 million in  2010

9.    Business.com: $7.5 million in 1999

10.  Diamond.com: $7.5 million in 2006

11. Beer.com:  $7 million in 2004

12. iCloud.com by Apple: $6 million in March 2011

13. Israel.com:  $5.88 million in 2008

14. Casino.com & slots.com  $5.5 million in 2003 and 2010

15. Toys.com: Toys ‘R’ Us by auction for $5.1 million in 2009

 

Sources:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_most_expensive_domain_names

http://thenextweb.com/shareables/2013/08/13/15-of-the-most-expensive-domains-of-all-time/#!v6Bk3

http://www.complex.com/tech/2013/02/the-most-expensive-domain-names-ever-sold/

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