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Foster's Landing

700 Bounty Drive, Foster City, CA 94404
28%
69
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28%
% Recommended
35%
City Average
01/23/14
Resident

Staff and Management Overall, the staff is nice and helpful. However, I would strongly avoid the Customer Service Specialist at Foster's Landing (it's ironic that he's supposed to specialize in customer service). I dealt with him a couple of times when… Full Review ▶

Manager Response
06/03/13
Resident

Been here for a while, but now I've been forced to move on - no one can afford annual rent hikes of 15%. The place is turning into a short-term rentals for the folks who need a few months stay. Does… Full Review ▶

05/27/13
Resident

HORRIBLE APARTMENT AND MANAGEMENT .. AVOID IT AND SAVE SOME MONEY .. Full Review ▶

01/08/13
Resident

After living here, I would not recommend it. Sure, they painted the buildings, so now they look like Reese's Peanut Butter Cups without the orange wrapper. Ugly color schemes. I guess it was the cheapest paint because nobody else wants to… Full Review ▶

Manager Response
12/29/12
Resident

We are present tenants, and like living here a lot. We took the time to check out a lot of other apartment complexes in this area, and as we needed one that allowed pets, and we felt that we needed washer/drier… Full Review ▶

Manager Response
04/29/12
Resident

..for those of you old enough to appreciate the title: movin' on up--but not on out of Foster's Landing. My home of almost five years is taking a helluva beating here on Apartment Ratings, and I'm not sure why. Maybe I'm… Full Review ▶

03/03/12
Resident

I have been a resident of Fosters Landing for 4 years. I have seen it go downhill in the last two years. It has become a transient community. In my years there I have had 3 neighbors move out both upstairs… Full Review ▶

09/05/11
Resident

I have lived here for a year in a first floor unit. The walls and ceiling are very thin - yes you can hear talking, televisions, radios/music, the washer & dryer and every time the tolit flushes it sounds like a… Full Review ▶

08/27/11
Resident

I lived in this complex for 4.5 years. The staff (leasing office and maintenance crew) was very friendly, responsive, and professional. There was plenty of parking, neighbors were friendly. My 1bd 1ba unit had a great, spacious layout. I couldn't have… Full Review ▶

06/12/11
Resident

Fosters Landing: This is a very nice place to live. The management is very responsive and friendly. I will really miss them especially Amy and Nick they are the BEST!!!The maintenance staff has been here for years. They are really good… Full Review ▶

06/04/10
Resident

First of all, were the tenants made aware that this complex is 20 years old? We moved in, but were not the first renters, in 1989, right after the '89 earthquake. The rent was expensive then, $1200, compared to our apartment… Full Review ▶

06/03/10
Resident

The staff is rude. The units are fake. They have serious mold issues and the tenant mix is down right scary. The rents are way over priced $2000 for a 1.5 bedroom. You can rent a house with a yard for… Full Review ▶

03/27/10
Resident

DONT MOVE TO THIS APARTMENT. they have old apartment and the rent is exorbitantly high. The apartments are not that spacious either. I had a leaking roof and they took days to fix it.( they told me to use the other… Full Review ▶

02/16/10
Resident

Strange tenants, Horrible management. All they want is your money your complaints, request, and safety issues will go un answered. For the money you can find a much safer and nicer place, especially if you have kids. They are older buildings… Full Review ▶

01/20/10
Resident

DO NOT MOVE HERE!!! Foster's Landing at first glance seems to be a quiet, clean, updated complex with friendly staff. That's what I was looking for when I moved to California. One of my co-workers suggested Foster City as a good… Full Review ▶

02/06/09
Resident

UPDATE on 09/06/11: Pros: The new black appliances, designer-looking cabinets and granite-looking laminate counters and stone-looking linoleum floors give it a nicer, updated look to the apartment. It's not the real deal, like real granite or stone tile floors, but it's… Full Review ▶

09/24/08
Resident

I lived at Foster's Landing for 7 months and it was very acceptable for me. The apartment was nice and the grounds were well-maintained. I was on the second floor so I had a little noise from above but it wasn't… Full Review ▶

09/22/08
Resident

I STRONGLY DO NOT RECOMMEND a rent in Foster s Landing! They have no respect for your rights as a tenant! All pools are dangerous to use. Management does not care of pools. 2 years tennis courts did not have proper… Full Review ▶

08/29/08
Resident

There are some homeless looking people hanging out on the parking lot everyday. There are LOTS of pet poops in the sandpit of the playground. There are pet poops in the community. It takes them 3 days to get back to… Full Review ▶

08/12/08
Resident

I have lived in the apartments for 4 months or so, and the customer service is horrible. Each person tells you something different and I am STILL dealing with opening paperwork because they keep telling me different things. The neighbors arent… Full Review ▶

08/11/08
Resident

Easy access to 92 affords crime, and saw some suspicious activity around the complex. Cop cars speeding by, etc. If you fulfill your lease, and don't complain about anything you will probably think nothing of your time here, but don't expect… Full Review ▶

04/04/08
Resident

Just okay... Just okay... Full Review ▶

03/03/08
Resident

STAY AWAY FROM FOSTERS LANDING!!!! Scary, scary people hanging out in the parking lots. Foster's Landing kept my entire deposit to cover "cleaning, repainting, and carpet shampooing" and sent me a bill for more even though I never actually moved in… Full Review ▶

01/20/08
Resident

I have been a renter all my life. i used to live at harbor cove (which by the way was the worst experience of my life!) i have lived here in foster's landing now for a little over 6 years. there… Full Review ▶

01/18/08
Resident

Basically I do like living here because Im lucky and have a good location with only 1 common wall and the garages beneath me so my unit is quiet. Also life in Foster city is nice because Foster city itself is… Full Review ▶

01/07/08
Resident

We are Ok living here at Foster's Landing...for now. The grounds are kept up wonderfully but getting maintenance done timely and getting someone who speaks fluent English (to truly understand the problem) is not going well at all!! With the bad… Full Review ▶

01/02/08
Resident

Dishonest, deceitful, disgusting, and I'm only hitting the highlights. I've lived here over a year and it just gets worse. Way over priced. Paper thin walls. Less than adequate maintenance. In fact, small stuff like toilet mechanisms like toilet tanks that… Full Review ▶

12/05/07
Resident

I would strongly advise against renting from this establishment, or company for that matter. Their business ethics are questionable, and they are not against using bullying tactics. They have no respect for your rights as a tenant, and they bank on… Full Review ▶

09/16/07
Resident

Foster's Landing was the most pleasant apartment experience I've ever had. The apartments are nice and can be made up to be homey. Grounds are well-kept. Staff were always pleasant and willing, no, eager to help. I had one emergency maintenance… Full Review ▶

07/06/07
Resident

when i first moved to foster city, i wanted to pay the most expecting to get the best... what i got was a beautiful, spacious apt w/great parking in an awesome location and a whole bunch of NOISE & jacked up… Full Review ▶

03/31/07
Resident

I was very excited to move into this complex. It seemed like a really nice place, the management was friendly, and having worked in the area recently I knew it was a pretty safe neighborhood.

I've lived here for a month now,… Full Review ▶

02/24/07
Resident

I have lived in this apartment complex in 2005. I left the complex because I was no longer sharing the apartment and needed a studio.
Since then I have lived in Sand Cove, Harbor Cove and Shadow Cove apartments. I think Foster's… Full Review ▶

02/21/07
Resident

I was excited to move here! The property is really nice and the apartments are ok. They use cheap paint so any little thing can leave a mark. It's pretty quiet there though but I just don't think it's worth what… Full Review ▶

02/13/07
Resident

yes there is a variety of people-
Kudo's to Foster's landing to have an
open mind..
To accept all (fair housing) & let them
live in society (not violent - and
they are harmless) - yes they may be
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11/30/06
Resident

Someone obviously has a vendetta against this place. Perhaps it's a former or current tenant that has had a very bad experience with the management team or it's a former employee that's been let go and is bitter.

Unfortunately, posting such as… Full Review ▶

11/30/06
Resident

Read about it at the following link:

http://www.paloaltodailynews.com/article/2006- Full Review ▶

11/26/06
Resident

I have lived in Fosters Landing for about one year now. Scary looking people? Police raids? Teens selling drugs? Mentally disturbed people being bused in? Housing for low-income people? What the heck are you guys talking out???? Scary looking people....um, do… Full Review ▶

11/17/06
Resident

The complex rents apartments to group homes for mentally disturbed adults. I know that is what at least one of the white vans mentioned below is for. I saw one of the caretakers beating on one of the mentally disturbed or… Full Review ▶

10/23/06
Resident

Everything looked nice at first, but once we moved in - things went from bad to worse.

* They lease apartments to Section 8 & former criminals, I'm convinced. Let's just say a BIG WHITE VAN comes and picks them all up… Full Review ▶

05/18/06
Resident

I had moved here from L.A. about 6 months ago. At first, everything looked nice. The management was friendly, the surrounding looked good. After I signed the 1 year lease, management was not helpful ar all, everthing was "we'll take care… Full Review ▶

11/16/05
Resident

I moved out on Sep 10. I waited until Oct 21, and still didn't receive their final statement and refund deposit (on the agreement, they should send it to me in 21 days). I called and was told that I would… Full Review ▶

09/30/05
Resident

This is a very poorly managed property. Below is just a brief list of the problems:

1) Low class tenants reside in many areas.
2) Noise all hours of the night (from above).
3) Smell of reefer wafting from above tenant spaces.
4) Management escort… Full Review ▶

09/27/05
Resident

This apartment looks great, roomy and sunny, but my good feeling stops just there. Rent increase was very high year over year,I feel like I was lured in, and later being ripped off. The worst is the management. They were very… Full Review ▶

09/19/05
Resident

This unit has following problem:

1. You will get insects all the time. It comes from the carpet. I informed to Management and they did not fix.

2. You will not get sun in the liviing room.

3. Most of the time swimming pool… Full Review ▶

08/07/05
Resident

That's right - I received a lease renewal notice on August 2, 2005, with a 21% rent increase to take effect September 1, if i did not sign a new lease in the next two weeks - and only after living… Full Review ▶

07/28/05
Resident

When I first checkout the apartments at Foster's Landing. I thought to myself, wow... this is a great place to live. Nice apartment, with gargage, swimming pools, always sunny & warm. What could be better... The stuff was wonderful at first… Full Review ▶

07/17/04
Resident

I lived here for about 4 years and it has been such a pleasure living here. It is a pieceful and happy place to live. The apartment I am in a large 1br 1ba on the second floor. It has vaulted… Full Review ▶

07/06/04
Resident

I lived here from 1998-1999, loved it. I had the nice 2 bdrm, 2 bath w/ fireplace and garage. For the time the price was a little high but I had an attached garage from the kitchen and a washer/dryer and… Full Review ▶

06/17/04
Resident

I used to live in these apartments 3 years ago. My experience was very bad. The apartments have a design flow so if someone smokes or cooks anything on the floor below you can smell everything in your apartment. The maintenance… Full Review ▶

05/15/04
Resident

I lived at Foster's Landing for a year and sadly I am moving out of the area, and I am very sad to leave. I would move back here in a second. I think you should stop by and see the… Full Review ▶

05/01/04
Resident

very bad design. my bedroom is next to other´s bath room. the sound of the pipe is very loud and the equipment is very old as well. wonder why it´s called luxury. don´t be cheated by the external view as i… Full Review ▶

04/26/04
Resident

I started reading what some people have said, and I was a little surprised...but felt the need to express that I am happy to be living here...have had an enjoyable experience, and would recommend Foster´s Landing to any one of my… Full Review ▶

04/18/04
Resident

I lived in an upstairs one-bedroom for the first six months of ´03. Unfortunately, right next to where some major construction was going on at the property next door. All day long, the noise of tractors would drive me crazy: (vroom...beepbeepbeep...vrooom..vroom)… Full Review ▶

01/29/04
Resident

I´ve lived here for 18 months, and I am sorry I have to go. My job is taking me to the South Bay, and the drive is just too far. It´s tough finding another place closer to my new office that… Full Review ▶

10/14/03
Resident

I have lived here for 1 year and living here seem like a great place to live. But as time change, the management of the complex change too. Collecting rents was all that they care about most and they do not… Full Review ▶

09/28/03
Resident

I have resided at Foster´s Landing since May of 1999 and have generally had a great experience. I have a beautiful second floor apartment with very high ceilings and a lovely location. The office staff and especially the maintenance employees have… Full Review ▶

08/08/03
Resident

I moved to Foster´s Landing in ´99 upon moving to the Bay Area. Originally it was nice. The best choice in a tight housing market. Onsite management was accomodating and responsive. Over time though things have changed so much so that… Full Review ▶

06/01/03
Resident

Sadly, I am moving out of the area and am leaving my home at Foster´s Landing. I have resided here in a one bedroom apartment the past three years and have had a wonderful rental experience. The staff is friendly and… Full Review ▶

04/17/03
Resident

Renter beware. The apts. are nice and spacious, but take a long hard look around before signing a lease here. Our 2/2 1100 sq. ft. apt. has a lot of structural noise (pipes, water running, creaking, etc.) The stove has a… Full Review ▶

02/10/03
Resident

I have to say we lived in Foster´s Landing for 2 years and were SAD to leave! We loved the layout of the 2br/2ba and the ease of the garage was a lot more than you´ll find in local Foster City… Full Review ▶

09/22/02
Resident

For the person who´s irritated about FOster´s Landing staff, I´m afraid you´ll have to realize that not everyone gets treats for their pets. I sure don´t -- and have had four unrelated and serious disagreements with the leasing office: (1) on… Full Review ▶

09/12/02
Resident

I have lived at Fosters Landing 1999/2002 and enjoy the facilities this apartment complex offers. The office is always helpful and my service repairs are handled quickly. The apartment is much more like a condo then an apartment and I have… Full Review ▶

09/03/02
Resident

I HAVE LIVED IN FOSTER´S LANDING FOR 3 YEARS AND THE STAFF IS ALWAYS COURTEOUS AND FRIENDLY. IT REALLY IRRITATES ME TO SEE THESE AWFUL THINGS SAID ABOUT THE STAFF AT FOSTERS LANDING. BESIDES THEY EVEN PROVIDE TREATS FOR MY PETS.… Full Review ▶

08/21/02
Resident

I must be the only one, but I like living at Foster´s Landing. The service staff is good, office staff is nice to us, they allow pets!!

My only beef with them is the high rent. We pay $1700 for… Full Review ▶

06/20/02
Resident

The Leasing company sucks, when I complained about them turning off the heating for the swimming pools they threatened to evict me.

So I pulled the corporate apt my company had there and quit my personal one.

The worst… Full Review ▶

03/04/02
Resident

I recently moved out of Foster´s Landing and as I was packing up my things I was shocked to learn that many items I had stored or placed along one wall (the outside wall of the apartment) were covered with mold.… Full Review ▶

02/18/02
Resident

Nice apt inside. Both in apt. laundry and separate laundry room. Its great that they allow pets but this comes at a premium. Our rent went from $1640 to $2100 over 3 years. BIG JUMP! We renew soon and it better… Full Review ▶

11/08/01
Resident

Foster´s Landing is a highly overrated place to live. The apartments are small and feature 1970s style appliances, including an ancient, energy inefficient refrigerator and a dishwasher that is so loud I can only run it if I am going to… Full Review ▶

04/25/01
Resident

Foster´s Landing sits right by a series of power lines, so you can take your chances based on how you feel about that. The grounds are fairly nice -- lots of trees, basketball/volleyball court, outdoor swimming pools & hot tub, plenty… Full Review ▶

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21 $ 2346
22 $ 2851

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  • Cats Allowed

  • Small Dogs Allowed

  • Large Dogs Allowed

  • Pet Deposit Required

  • Pet Rent Required

  • Some Breeds Restricted

  • Laundry On-Site

  • Laundry in Units

  • Laundry Connections in Unit

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