Yes it is legal to sell IP addresses. Each regional internet registry created policy to allow organizations who are the rightful owners of an IP address block to legally transfer the rights of the IPs to a third party organization.
You can request IPv4 addresses by signing up with your regional internet registry (RIR). Each RIR has their own requirements to get an account and require different justifications to request IPv4 addresses
There are 5 RIRs covering every continent in the world:
Yes you are allowed to sell IPv4. Each regional internet registry created policy to allow organizations who are the rightful owners of an IP address block to legally transfer the rights of the IPs to a third party organization.
You can buy IPv4 addresses from organizations who currently own them and have no need for them any longer. Typically these organizations use a partner to sell their IPv4 addresses.
IPv4 addresses have increased in value significantly since the global exhaustion in 2015. Originally starting out at around $8 per IP address, the prices have increased around 20-25% every year. Today, and IP addresses is worth around $40 ~ $55 per IP.
The prices for IP addresses vary depending on the regional internet registry, size of block and how clean it is. While IP addresses used to cost as low as $8 per IP, currently value at $40 ~ $55 per IP.
In todays market, and /24 IP block cost around $8,000 ~ $10,000 (USD). The prices vary based on the region and how clean the block is.
A /16 IP block, also known as a Class B network, has 65,536 IP addresses.
Yes organizations can purchase ARIN, RIPE and APNIC IPv4 addresses. Each region has specific guidelines that must be met in order to buy the IPv4 addresses and transfer them into their account