Fall in Love with DTX: Hot Happenings & New Listings


It’s cold out there, but stay warm with the latest ULR events, new properties on the market and other Dallas happenings here:


Embrace a Satisfying New Lifestyle. This lovely space presents an exceptional array of
amenities. From the community barbecues, multi-media room, resort inspired pool, and pet playground—to expansive ceilings, personal balconies, wood floors and spacious walk-in closets in your home. This upscale apartment community provides effortless access to the nearby Galleria’s premier shopping, dining and entertainment, and the vibrant energy of Dallas.

For more information reach out to one of our agents and ask for DAL157!



The Dallas Winter Boat Expo, presented by the United Boat Dealers of North Texas, docks the latest models of marine accessories and boats, from runabouts and family cruisers, to fishing boats, ski boats, pontoons and sailboats all in one place. The Dallas Winter Boat Expo is a nautical dream event for avid boaters and curious families alike. Guests will get their first look at next generation boats, technologies and products during this signature winter event.

  • Date: January 31st – February 2nd, February 6th – February 9th
  • Location: Dallas Market Hall | 2200 Stemmons Fwy
  • Time: varies
  • Admission: 6-12$, children under 5 free
  • Website: Here
Photo Courtesy of Dallas Boat Expo


This February, be a part of Cupid’s Undie Run, a “brief,” mile(ish) fun run that takes place in the middle of a BIG party – all to find a cure for neurofibromatosis (NF), a genetic tumor disorder that affects 1 in every 3,000 births. “We run in our undies because those affected with NF can’t cover up their tumors to feel more comfortable, so why should we?”

  • Date: February 15th
  • Location: Trees | 2709 Elm Street
  • Time: 12:00pm
  • Admission: $40
  • Website: Here
Photo Courtesy of Cupid’s Undie Run


Texas Lottery® Plaza will present a paw-raising Mardi Gras Party. The festivities will kick off with music, food, and drink, plus the DFW Humane Society and Irving Animal Shelter will be hosting an adopt-a-thon. Guests and their pups can don their most festive Carnival costume for a chance to win prizes. The event will also feature a photo wagon. All proceeds benefit DFW Humane Society.
  • Date: February 22nd
  • Location: Toyota Music Factory | 130 W. Las Colinas Blvd
  • Time: 12:00pm
  • Admission: Free, $10 to be in the doggie parade
  • Website: Here
Photo Courtesy of Toyota Music Factory

AGENT OF THE MONTH: Yolanda Ratliff

Yolanda a proud Air Force brat that is happy to have landed in the Dallas area 25 years ago. She’s traveled and lived all over the U.S. and abroad but calls Texas home stateside. Having moved 22 times, she’s very familiar with the moving process. She understand a client’s particular needs, wants and is passionate about connecting her clients with the perfect spot to call home. Her knowledge of the Dallas and Collin County market, her joy in making people happy, and her many years in customer service make her your perfect choice when needing someone on YOUR side. She brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise about buying and selling real estate and can also help you lease the perfect apartment.

For more information on Yolanda or to request her services, click here!


This month is Valentine’s Day! Whether you’re spending the day with someone or just yourself, this tasty treat will make anyone’s day a little sweeter.


  • 2 cups all purpose flour
  • 2 tbsp unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 1/4 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp kosher salt
  • 1/4 tsp cream of tarter
  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) Country Crock baking sticks
  • 3/4 cups granulated sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 tsp pure vanilla extract
  • 1 tbsp red food coloring
  • 1/4 cup powdered sugar


  1. Preheat oven to 350° and line 2 baking sheets with parchment. In a medium bowl, whisk together flour, cocoa powder, baking powder, baking soda, salt, and cream of tartar.
  2. In another large bowl using a hand mixer, beat Country Crock Baking Sticks and sugar together until light and fluffy. Add eggs, one at a time and beat after each addition then add vanilla and red food coloring. Add dry ingredients and mix until just combined.
  3. Roll about 1 tablespoon of dough into a ball, then roll ball in powdered sugar. Repeat with remaining dough then roll each ball in powdered sugar again.
  4. Arrange balls about 1″ apart on prepared baking sheets and bake until cookies have flattened and set in the middle, 10 to 12 minutes. Let cool on trays 5 minutes, then transfer to wire rack to let cool completely.

You can view the full recipe here.

Photo Courtesy of Delish