Will domains/.com’s have a much greater value in future years and are domains a good investment for the long term.
It is possible that domain values for good or nice names will continue to increase in value at a high rate making them great long term investments. We see some nice prices for domains that are sold but if you compare domains to other investments like collectables, antiques, old cars, and real-estate it seems like prices are very low. There is only one .com, all one of a kind and there is potential to profit from ownership year after year running ads or a business on the web site. The domain can also increase in value. Collectables don’t have a return or profit while holding it and they often have a great cost to storing them. There is only the hope of rising prices for collectables but they aren’t one of a kind. Domains, .com’s, have a fixed supply where there are always new collectables. I don’t think enough people see the potential. The big money has still not gotten into it yet. Most of the big money has gone into a successful web site but there has yet to be large investments in a wider list of web sites. Obvious there are many that invest in real-estate, but domains and web site have yet to reach that level of investing and if it does like many think, domain values will rise in value by many times what they are often bought and sold for today.