Seller of domain sees nearly a 500 percent return on investment

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A 500 percent return on investment is a great return for a domain name, especially when you spent $2,989 to originally buy it. 

Andrew Allemann of Domain Name Wire has a list of recent Sedo sales, which includes the sale of to Swiss Model Xenia Tchoumitcheva for 27000 EUR, for 9000 USD, and several other .com and ccTLD sales.

One of the more interesting sales on the list, was the sale of – which sold for $17,000 USD. 

The seller originally bought the domain in August 2009 on NameJet for $2,989, according to DNJournal, the same week sold on NameJet for $2,615, a domain Google now owns.

In just over a year of holding onto the domain, the seller has flipped it for nearly a 500% profit.