Escrow provider reports robust domain name market in 2019.

Online escrow service Escrow.com released its Q1 market report (pdf) today, showing that domain sales were strong to start 2019.

Escrow.com handled $85 million of domain name and website transactions during Q1 2019. This was up both quarter-over-quarter and year-over-year:

Chart shows Escrow.com Q1 2019 sales were higher than Q4 2018 and Q1 2018.

The United States continues to be Escrow.com’s largest source of transactions. It represents over 70% of transactions. Canada was surprisingly the second largest source of transactions during Q1 (when you split China and Hong Kong):

Chart shows that the United States is the largest for Escrow.com, followed by Canada in Q1 2019

In addition to domain names, Escrow.com handled $15.2 million of website sales (domain plus content) in the quarter with a median price of $9,800.

Domain names without content traded at a median price of $2,500, the same as the previous five quarters.

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