CoStar Group Acquired in December 2020

Before the blockbuster deal closed in January 2021, there was another mammoth property-related domain sale as CoStar Group acquired at the end of 2020.

The news of the acquisition seems to have been largely missed by the domain name industry in the run-up to Christmas 2020, but Jamie Zoch of DotWeekly recently shone some light on the deal.

According to a press release that Zoch and Mark Thompson both shared, CoStar Group acquired in anticipation of “its entry into residential real estate marketplaces.”

Around the same time, CoStar Group also acquired Bethesda-based real estate startup Homesnap for an undisclosed fee.

CoStar Group acquired from Ideas Siero, an incubator that also owns domains such as and

The acquisition price hasn’t been revealed, but an archival copy of the domain from November 2020 shows the name was being offered for sale with a $1 million minimum offer value. The final sales price may be above or below this figure.

As of writing, displays a landing page detailing CoStar’s acquisition of The name could soon be developed in a similar style to CoStar’s other assets including and

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