Xavier De Buck

117 Flips | 5 Magazines | 440 Likes | 24 Following | 38 Followers | @XavierDeBuck | Top-producing #Northcliff real estate agent with #PamGoldingProperties. Nationally recognized & awarded for exceptional sales.Love real estate & tech!

8 Industries Being Disrupted by Virtual Reality

As a consumer product VR is little more than a toy but commercial applications are quietly reshaping business.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>For the past several years we’ve been told that the age of virtual reality is upon us. Tech companies have introduced new …

Why cancer is not a war, fight, or battle

<b>(CNN) —</b> When news of Senator John McCain's brain cancer diagnosis hit the internet, I thought it was beautiful to see so many well-wishers tweet to him with messages of support.<p>President Barack Obama tweeted: "Cancer doesn't know what it's up against. Give it hell, John." Rep. Steve Scalise, still …

How houses were cooled before air conditioning

It’s too darn hot<p><i>Welcome back to</i> <i>Period Dramas</i><i>, a weekly column that alternates between rounding up historic homes on the market and answering questions we’ve always had about older structures.</i><p>On these sweltering midsummer days, it’s natural to want nothing more than to sit in front of an air …

34 Things You Never Knew About Famous Christmas Movies

Disney had to break their no ex-con policy to hire Tim Allen for The Santa Clause.<p>1. In <i>The Nightmare Before Christmas</i>, 24 frames were needed for each second of the movie. That’s why the whole film took three years to shoot.<p>2. And the film is based on a poem that Tim Burton wrote while working as an …

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We Are Already Counting Down The Days Until These 2017 Movies Come Out

2016 was a challenging year for many reasons. From the Brangelina breakup to the election and everything that came with it to all of the celebrities …

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The 25 Best Before-and-After Renovation Ideas Photos

Tackling a fixer-upper can be an intimidating process, but seeing a house go from blah to beautiful—with before-and-after photos to prove it—makes all the renovation challenges worth it. It's certainly true of the transformations we documented in 2016. One <i>AD</i> editor's new kitchen is unrecognizable …

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Dezeen's 10 biggest architecture trends of 2016

Next up in our review of the year, architecture editor Jessica Mairs selects the 10 architecture trends that defined 2016, from the resurgence of …

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8 Kitchen Design Trends to Look Out for in 2017

2017 is promising to be an exciting year. From automation to new lighting solutions to an ever-increasing focus on functionality, check out what's in store for kitchen designs.<p>2017 is just around the corner. As you decorate your Christmas tree and make a mental note of all the things you want to …

Holiday Décor Tips and Tricks for Sellers

Some home sellers use the holidays to showcase the warmth and character of their home to potential buyers. But they need to be careful not to cover …

Prevent Mistakes Selling Your Home

Ask yourself this question, ‘how do I prevent mistakes selling my home’? In most parts of the country, it is a Seller’s market and the inventory of …

The Very Best Real Estate Blog Articles From 2016

Fantastic Real Estate Blog Articles From 2016<p>Well another year is in the books. I hope you had an incredible 2016! Like years past, the number of …

Pros and Cons of Selling a Home For Sale By Owner

Pros And Cons Of FSBO<p>As a home seller, you naturally want to make as much money as you can from the sale of your home. You may be thinking about …

How One Southern California Millionaire Used Tech To Create A Massive Real Estate Empire

At the helm of today’s progress is a technology that’s paved the way for monumental improvements in our lives — the <i>internet</i> has shaped our communications, commerce, entertainment, and of course, our insatiable thirst for information. It’s evolved over the years as other technologies have been built …

Top 10 Greatest NBA Players of All Time

<b>Top 10 Greatest NBA Players of All Time:</b> Every sport has its top players throughout the history of the game. The best performers in the game making …

4 Kiss of Death Questions to Avoid When Selling Your Home

4 Kiss of Death Questions to Avoid When Selling Your Home<p>Who ever thought that there are questions that can be asked of you when selling your home …

49 Incredible Films You Can Watch In 90 Minutes

Shortish films, from Stand by Me to The Shallows.<p>Check canistream.it for up-to-date info.

Film Industry

With Robots All Around Us, Where Do We Fit In?

Robots are being used for many different tasks today, and soon everyone will encounter them on a daily basis. Whether it is during a banking …

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This Feature Instantly Makes Your Home Worth More

Location sells—but a particular location sells even better.<p>If you own a house in a good school district, it might pay off in more than the value to …

Top Real Estate Professionals Reveal How To Avoid First-Time Home Buyer's Remorse

You may have read about home buyer’s remorse.<p>You’ve definitely heard some of your friends discuss how home buyer’s remorse caught them by …

Pioneering cancer drug combination approved

<b>A pioneering pair of cancer drugs that unleash the immune system on tumours will be paid for by the NHS in England.</b><p>In trials, the combination therapy shrank the most aggressive and deadly type of skin cancer in 69% of patients.<p>The decision to approve the drugs is one of the fastest in NHS history …

Summer Curb Appeal Tips: Turn Ordinary into Extraordinary!

Summer Curb Appeal Ideas<p>June 16, 2016 Luke Skar Leave a comment 630 views<p>With the end of another school year behind us, now is the time to focus on</b> …

Top 21 Real Estate Blogs & Bloggers To Follow /Twitter, G+, FB, LinkedIn

New to Real Estate? Don’t know who to follow to get the top news and most informative content? Here we’ve put together <b>Top 21 Blogs and Bloggers</b> you …

Tips For First Time Home Sellers

How to Sell a Home For The First Time<p>Selling your home is a big deal, and is not a process that most people go through too often. There are many …

Easy Ways to Make Your Home More Appealing to Buyers

Making Your Home Stand Out From The Crowd<p>One of the questions I often get from home sellers is <i>“how can I make my home more appealing to buyers”</i>. When …

Warner Bros. Announces Release Date for ‘It’

New Line and Warner Bros. have announced a release date for their adaptation of Stephen King’s “It.” The movie, which was originally supposed to be …

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How We're Screwing Ourselves Out of New Cancer Drugs and Zika Meds

Coral reefs are a drug-development goldmine, and as a result of bleaching we're killing our chances of using them in lifesaving treatments.<p>With an estimated 1.7 million new cancer diagnoses every year in the US, and outbreaks of malaria, Ebola and Zika rocking populations around the world, …