Why Are Domain Names Different Prices?

Originally Answered: why do website domain names have different prices on different domain name registration sites?

Because there is nobody to set a maximum selling price for domain names.

Because you get everything else in market at different price from different seller and so is the case with domain names.

Why are some domain names more expensive?

Premium domain names are more expensive than other domain names because of what they bring to a website. Quality baggage… A strong domain history, i.e., a good reputation, valuable link juice, and healthy traffic stats.

Why do domain prices vary?

The price the customer pays to register the domain is often less than the price the registrar pays the registry for it. They aren’t making money on that registration. It is typically much higher than the registration price. Registrars are well within their rights to change the price this way.

Do domain names go up in price?

The simple answer to “how much is a domain name” is: it depends on your needs. Registering a new domain should never break the bank, though prices will increase after the first year. But if you need an aftermarket domain, be prepared to pay a lot more.

Who sets domain name prices?

ICANN

How much is a domain worth?

The value of a domain name can range anywhere from a few dollars to numbers in the six or even seven figure range. In many ways it is like the real estate market of the web; those who can spot a great opportunity can purchase a domain that will eventually be invaluable to the right buyer.

How do you own a domain name forever?

There are two ways to buy a domain for life. The first way is to buy only the domain. The second way is to buy web-hosting services. Keep your domain name as long as your domain name registrar stays in business.