Kredit.de Defies Credit Squeeze Selling for €900,000

The domain name kredit.de recently sold for €892,000 (~US$1,133,000/~A$1,701,000), a remarkable sale given the state of the current financial markets. This makes it the largest reported sale for any .de domain name and, according to Domain Name Journal, the third largest sale for the year to date, outshining the $1 million sale of vibrators.com announced earlier this week.The domain, sold by Sedo, is by far the most expensive .de domain name ever sold by Sedo. Previously the highest sales were chat.de (€320,000), arbeitsmarkt.de (€200,000) and suchmaschinenoptimierung.de (€84,000).The buyer of the domain name is the company Unister from Leipzig, who already own domain names such geld.de and preisvergleich.de. Unister wants to offer an independent overview of the financial markets.