• Zillow Group chief business officer, Greg Schwartz, believes Zillow has never given better value for money to advertisers than it offers today.
  • Zillow Group is interested in building up the rental platform side of its business because it is complementary to its "for sale" platform.

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Nine years ago, Zillow Group’s chief business officer, Greg Schwartz, traveled from New York to Seattle to interview for a new job. The portal was still in its infancy.He landed at 10:30 p.m. in Seattle. Zillow co-founder, Rich Barton, insisted on immediately conducting the hiring interview in the lobby of Schwartz's hotel for the next three hours. Schwartz valiantly stayed awake 'til 4 a.m. Eastern time and was competent enough to be hired.Greg SchwartzHe probably wondered what kind of high-pressure environment he was joining, but on his first day of work, all reservations were put aside.He arrived to a mob of people in the Zillow offices cheering on co-founder Lloyd Frink, who was playing a ping-pong game against a staff member celebrating a birthday.Frink w...