Liquid market report: 2023 was the best year in domain sales

Giuseppe Graziano from GGRG partnering with and Estibot’s parent company Intelium and published the 29th edition of the Liquid Domains Overview (LXDO), which focuses on the 614,928 .com domains we call “liquid”.

The objective of the report is to present key statistics and generate a debate amongst the industry stakeholders about the fair value of such domains.

Starting from this edition, they added the actual list of transactions for the top tier domains (2L, 3L, 2N, 3N, 4N, 2C) and an indicative sample of transactions (top, median and bottom 10 sales) for the lower tiers of the liquid market (4L, 5N, 3C).

Here are some highlights from the Q4 2023 report:

  • The volume of sales for liquid domains reported by went down in Q4 by 57% to 9.5M.
  • However 2023 was the best year yet, rounding $90M in sales, a more than 50% increase when compared with 2022 ($56M).
  • The most notable categories in terms of sales volume were the 3L and 4L .com domains, reporting sales volumes in the $3M+ range, both according to and
  • 5th percentile values recorded small dips (4Ls -6%,5Ns -14%, 3Cs -12%), but overall stable.

Read the complete report here.


About Konstantinos Zournas

I studied Computer Engineering and Computer Science in London, UK and I am now living in Athens, Greece. I went online in 1995, started coding in 1996 and began buying domain names and creating websites in 2000. I started the blog in 2012.

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