Barry Diller talks real estate

InterActiveCorp CEO answers tough industry questions

SAN FRANCISCO–A young Barry Diller had his first taste of real estate from the seat of a bulldozer, knocking down homes and buildings situated on the Southern California land his family bought and developed in the 1940s.

Diller’s business entrance into the real estate industry last year with the purchase of LendingTree was almost as loud, but not nearly as destructive.