Escrow provider reports robust domain name market in 2019.

Online escrow service released its Q1 market report (pdf) today, showing that domain sales were strong to start 2019. 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 Q1 2019 sales were higher than Q4 2018 and Q1 2018.

The United States continues to be’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, followed by Canada in Q1 2019

In addition to domain names, 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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