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Favorites.com Sold for $165k – Did .CO Owner Buy It?

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According to a post Mike Mann made on my Facebook wall, his company sold Favorites.com for $165,000. The domain name had been previously listed for sale at Domainer Mardi Gras in 2009, but it did not sell.

The new registrant of Favorites.com has privacy protect on the domain name, so I can’t be sure about  who owns it. However, the message on the landing page is that same message that is also on Favorites.CO as well as on f-a-v-o-r-i-t-e-s.co (in fact, Favorites.CO forwards to f-a-v-o-r-i-t-e-s.co but Favorites.com does not). Favorites.CO and f-a-v-o-r-i-t-e-s.co are both owned by an Andy Weinstock.

While we’re discussing this, I want to give some advice to domain investors. Go through old auction sales lists to see what names didn’t sell and are still owned by the same people. Now might be a good time to contact them and make an offer.


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Comments (6)

    Arbel Arif

    Hi Elliot,

    In your post from yesterday it look like Sedo.com just sold this domain name for 5,100 euro.

    its strange…

    http://www.domaininvesting.com/sedo-records-nearly-700k-in-sales-8484

    August 24th, 2011 at 10:08 am

    Elliot Silver

    @ Arbel

    Different spelling:

    favourites.com 5100 EUR

    August 24th, 2011 at 10:10 am

    Arbel Arif

    you right… my bad.

    August 24th, 2011 at 10:19 am

    Patricia Kaehler

    Question:
    If anyone knows…

    Above person mentioned — Andy Weinstock

    Has he been to the Domain Industry LIVE Auctions ??

    Has he been Interviewed or Profiled on DNJ etc ??

    ~Patricia Kaehler – DomainBELL

    August 24th, 2011 at 2:39 pm

    Robert Clinee

    this clearly shows

    .Co

    is now a requirement to have in the pair with .com

    August 24th, 2011 at 7:41 pm

    FAV.ORIT.ES

    We own fav.orit.es – it’s for sale if anyone is interested.

    August 25th, 2011 at 3:16 am

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