CADNA has just issues a report on domain name Drop Catching titled "A study on the fate of expiring domains and how the Add Grace Period is leveraged to avert domain name investment risks."
The cyberspace real estate market is booming and domain names are now registered at a faster pace than ever before. One core reason for the expanding marketplace is that domain names can produce monthly cash flow much like rent does in the traditional real estate market. Domainers will tell you that even “bad” names can generate income of $100/year, which is more than 10 times the cost. The ability to monetize domain investments has created increased competition for available and expiring domain names. The reports conclusions are set forth below: