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Blanton Common Apartments

1505 Lankford Drive, Valdosta, GA 31601
32%
76
Reviews
32%
% Recommended
49%
City Average
09/16/14
Resident

i recently just moved into blanton and i hate it. the stuff are young --- hell and dont know what they are doing. they placed me with 2 party promoting --- roommates who are thottie and dirty. i have tried to… Full Review ▶

07/26/14
Resident

I just moved from Blanton about a day ago. BEST DECISION OF MY LIFE. I lived there for one year, my roommate lived there for two. When my roommate moved in, there was a pregnant woman staying in the apartment with… Full Review ▶

01/22/14
Resident

To make a long story short Blanton Commons was once a really nice place to live once upon a time...then it got hood. Apartment break-ins, shootings, you name it and it's probably happened here. THE GOOD: It's cheap. For a college… Full Review ▶

12/07/13
Resident

Everything negative you read about thiis place is true. My son stayed there we got trapped in a lease could get out of it and no way to sub lease .Every month they charged us ovearges even though his roomates tried… Full Review ▶

05/31/13
Resident

I used to live here a couple of years ago, and it really wasn't that bad overall I had a positive experience at Blanton. It would have been better had I chosen an upstairs unit, my upstairs neighbors partied all the… Full Review ▶

04/24/13
Resident

Blanton Common may be one of the best properties I've lived on. From their great 24 hour amenities, to the apartments being fully furnished, and even the awesome events that they host. It allows you to make your schooling fun and… Full Review ▶

04/02/13
Resident

I lived in the complex for 3 years so I've pretty much seen it all. 2007 was a great year. Plenty of activities, never heard of any crimes & there was just an overall good feel. The apartments were probably the… Full Review ▶

12/02/12
Resident

Don't rent there !!! Customer service is terrible and management don't care about you and your safety and they are never there!! When I called to speak to a manger over the phone she didn't even want to take the phone… Full Review ▶

10/15/12
Resident

This apartment complex is gated and really nice to look at, but the management is completely indifferent to issues about crime. The police get called here several times a week for stuff, including break-ins and theft, and they act like nothing… Full Review ▶

08/14/12
Resident

Never heard a gun shot. Never been robbed. Never felt unsafe. BLANTON IS NOT THAT BAD. AT ALL! No, I don't work there. People always give these rants about "shootings" and robberies.... please. My power locks broke on my car and… Full Review ▶

06/06/12
Resident

I was standing on my balcony (at 7:00 pm, sun was still out) when I looked across to the other building and watched 6 guys kick someones door down and take 3 TVs, 3 Laptops, and a game system. (By the… Full Review ▶

05/09/12
Resident

I read some of the reviews on this website and you can tell that some of them were written by the office staff. I've heard more then 10 people say negative things about this Apartment and it is not the people… Full Review ▶

04/06/12
Resident

There has been such an overall change! I actually see management all over the property, cleaning up, enforcing rules, helping roommate situations (I am one of them). The overall feel of Blanton has definitely changed. I don't know what they are… Full Review ▶

03/08/12
Resident

I moved my freshman daughter in here last summer against my will. I had "heard" something s from some other mothers and did not want my daughter moving into this place. However, my daughter is very strong willed and she got… Full Review ▶

02/29/12
Resident

I was really hesitant in moving in this November because of what I heard about Blanton. I've been here since December and have nothing but great things to say. If there are parties etc the office staff does a great job… Full Review ▶

01/08/12
Resident

I moved to Blanton Common because it was one of the only places in Valdosta that didn't require me to have a co-signer (if you make a certain amount of money per month). It was pretty much a last resort for… Full Review ▶

12/26/11
Resident

available anytime!! 1bedroom w/ bath in a two bedroom FURNISHED(female)apartment. washer/dryer in unit! ONLY $399 please call 770-720-0006 Full Review ▶

10/12/11
Resident

When these apartments were first built they only allowed VSU students to live here, they did credit and background checks and they enforced the rules. Now they will rent to anyone and no background checks. Over the past 2 years there… Full Review ▶

09/27/11
Resident

I have to admit that when I read these ratings I was concerned if I was making the right decision. But my parents always taught me to form my own opinion so I leased at Blanton Commons. I am so happy… Full Review ▶

09/17/11
Resident

The only thing wrong with Blanton is the thinness of the walls. Its pretty easy to hear people outside. Other than that I have no complaints after a year and a half. Full Review ▶

09/16/11
Resident

I've never seen anything like this in my life. The do nothing by the book except make sure they get your rent money every month on time. The staff needs to be fired and replaced with a knowledgeable mgmt staff! There… Full Review ▶

08/26/11
Resident

WORST place ever. You would be idiotic to rent here. Ghetto, unsafe, nasty, and they charge you for everything and anything. Don't let the pretty pool and faking nice staff fool you. They are a joke and should be put out… Full Review ▶

08/19/11
Resident

This place is AWFUL! Parents DO NOT LET YOUR KIDS LIVE HERE. Shootings, robberies, drug dealing, parties & RUDE staff, VERY POOR Maintenance NOW is what you will deal with. Maintenance use to be great several months back, BUT now they… Full Review ▶

08/18/11
Resident

Do not rent at Blanton! They charge exorbitant additional security deposit fees after you move out for normal wear and tear. For example, my roommates and I were EACH charged almost $250 extra, which included $100 to repaint the bedroom and… Full Review ▶

07/26/11
Prospective Resident

The "Manager" ----- has NO managerial or customer service skills. She has not trained her employees, and if you get upset, she'll hang up on you. DO NOT sign ANYTHING because they'll report it on your credit if you decide to… Full Review ▶

07/12/11
Prospective Resident

HAHA I didn't even live there yet! I asked multiple times if there was any crime and each time I was told no. There is nothing I hate more than being lied to. Later I was told of armed robberies and… Full Review ▶

04/11/11
Prospective Resident

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04/11/11
Prospective Resident

DO NOT LIVE HERE! I went in to take a tour of the complex. NEVER made it that far. The staff was nice but it was the property manger Mark that made me make me decision really quick. He came out… Full Review ▶

10/18/10
Resident

Parents be aware of hidden fees. This apartment complex surely knows how to take advantage of college students. The complex is not as safe as it is made it out to be. Full Review ▶

09/15/10
Resident

If you like to be afraid to leave your apartment when you need to throw your trash out, then this is the place for you. There is constantly people hanging out outside, and parties. The apartments aren't as good as they… Full Review ▶

07/30/10
Resident

If i had to use one word to describe Blanton, "Disgusting" is the exact word i would use. I've have been here for a year and they no respect for customers or for working with you period. For one, When i… Full Review ▶

06/30/10
Resident

all i can say is blanton commons is horrible...they have no respect for their residents and try to place blame on the residents even when it is their fault. I witness my first drive by and also saw a person get… Full Review ▶

06/17/10
Resident

Alright, so first off, I love this place. I have had nothing but a great experience since I moved in 2 years ago. Unfortunately I am graduating, and it is time to go. Everything about this property screams home. The maintenance… Full Review ▶

04/30/10
Resident

This place screws people over time after time. They do not care about their residents. There has been two shootings and several break-ins in the last couple months. Blanton Commons does not even notify their residents about the shootings! I hate… Full Review ▶

04/23/10
Resident

The staff is taking advantage of parents just signing the Guaranty Agreement and then getting the kids to sign the lease that they are not reading and understanding. The staff is not advising them correctly regarding what they are signing. My… Full Review ▶

04/13/10
Resident

Sure, Blanton looks attractive, has an awesome pool, a tanning bed, a gym, and lots of fun activities... but what they don't tell you is how poorly they apartments were built and how loud it is 24/7. First of all, the… Full Review ▶

01/28/10
Resident

I strongly recommend renting/leasing at a different location. I am a VSU student and like to have my quiet study time. The Building was poorly built and every noise can be heard from neighbors. I currently live in a four bedroom… Full Review ▶

06/02/09
Resident

I HAVE BEEN LIVING HERE SINCE JANUARY. I CAME DOWN HERE HOPING THAT BLANTON COMMON WOULD BE AN AWESOME FIT. LET ME TELL YOU SOME OF MY PROBLEMS: 1. THE MAINTENANCE STAFF YELLED AT ME BECAUSE OF MY WASHING MACHINE PROBLEMS.… Full Review ▶

05/20/09
Resident

So I moved into Blanton in the fall as a sublease and I think this place is awesome. The staff has been super great and they always have all kinds of things going on at the property. Being from out of… Full Review ▶

04/15/09
Resident

I have lived at Blanton just about a year but everything here has been great so far. I had an issue at move in and the leasing manager Kirstin (now the General Manager) went above and beyond to make sure that… Full Review ▶

02/04/09
Resident

I have been renting with Blanton Commons for two years now, and I have had some minor problems but none that could not be taken care of in a quick manner by the staff. The amenities are great, and for such… Full Review ▶

11/24/08
Resident

Unless you know all your roommates before you move in...think twice. They do no screening what so ever on the tenants. My son was threatened and attacked by one of his roommates ..security did nothing. Full Review ▶

11/23/08
Resident

I moved out in May and paid my rent in full. When I handed over my keys they told me everything was fine. My mom wrote a formal letter stating when she wrote the final check for everything in full stating… Full Review ▶

11/20/08
Resident

When I read these reviews I was so hesitant to move in. I'd already signed my lease because everything on the tour was so nice, but when I got online and saw the reviews I got nervous. I moved in anyway… Full Review ▶

09/06/08
Resident

My son moved into the complex in a ground floor unit. From the first day there was a horrendous chemical odor that persisted the whole year. It got into all his clothes and you could even smell it in our home… Full Review ▶

08/05/08
Resident

I would not recommend anyone to live at Blanton Common. There are several reasons I say this. I lived there for the past year and my lease ended last week. First off, they put me and my friend into an apartment… Full Review ▶

07/15/08
Prospective Resident

The office staff is the most unprofessional people I have ever dealt with. My daughter was told that if she could not get a guarantor for the lease (per Section 4 of the lease), she would not be held to the… Full Review ▶

05/21/08
Resident

The staff at Blanton has to be one of the most unprofesional staffs ever. Once you sign a lease you are basicly on your on. Any issue that may arrise with room mates, staff, no chairs at the pools,and Ect. is… Full Review ▶

03/27/08
Resident

I was looking forward to moving into BC.. like everyone else I was blinded by the "luxory" aspects they try to throw at you. Of course the pool is nice and you have a gym and tanning beds but the negatives… Full Review ▶

03/23/08
Resident

BEWARE OF THESE PEOPLE. My son stayed there for one semester and and received a notice SEVEN MONTHS later from Blanton Apartments collection agency for a $105 bill for cleaning. They told him he was "Good to go" then sent him… Full Review ▶

02/19/08
Resident

If you want to get cheated of your money..... then move to Blanton Common. The management here is a joke and do not care about anyone except for themselves and even then they do not know much about that. Parking is… Full Review ▶

02/05/08
Resident

Blanton is great, they have the things you could want or need. Parking is pretty good. The office staff is ok. The living arrangements are great its fully furnished, electricity,cable, internet, and water are all included in rent. It comes with… Full Review ▶

08/23/07
Resident

This was the absolute WORST environment for a college student actually trying to PASS classes! I agree with the other reviews. My worst experience was having an across-the-lot, second-story party throwing beer bottles towards me and my roommates' cars, and not… Full Review ▶

08/02/07
Prospective Resident

if you are going to have the rent that you do have the place in top shape when it is time to move in when you have a time to move in and you go that apartment not even clean .… Full Review ▶

07/18/07
Resident

Read 100% of your lease I am a new renter and I signed for August 1-July 31 but they changed my move in date a month before I was supposed to move in. So basically I still have to pay on… Full Review ▶

07/05/07
Resident

Terrible is not even a word to describe it. I have the same complaints as the previous writer. I lived below four guys that finally got evicted...and it took Blanton WAY TO LONG to evict them. There was a stabbing by… Full Review ▶

06/30/07
Resident

don't live here. the staff is a joke, they are college kids who work the desk, how these people even passed middle school is beyond me. my friends and i have all gotten notices that we havent paid our rent on… Full Review ▶

06/26/07
Resident

It is overrated and they go up on the rent each year. if you don't renew by the time they say so, they will give your apartment to someone else. I have been there two years and they don't care about… Full Review ▶

06/09/07
Resident

MY son has lived at Blanton Common from the time they opened. When he signed his lease, I also read it. It was for a 11 1/2 months. I have paid for two bedroom doors that my son had kicked in… Full Review ▶

05/16/07
Resident

DO NOT LIVE HERE!!

First reason, my room-mate and I signed a lease in February before it even opened for the summer. Our apartment on our SIGNED lease was for near the pool in the first floor. On move in day, our… Full Review ▶

04/28/07
Resident

I feel that it is my civil duty to let potential renters know the behind details of Blanton Commons that they fail to tell you upon move in....
NOTICE: READ EVERY WORD IN YOUR LEASE BEFORE SIGNING!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
1. Parking is a joke..if… Full Review ▶

04/27/07
Resident

This is by far the WORST place to live in valdosta. It is way over priced for what you get. Somehow this company thought throwing up a building and placing magic chef appliances, which break everyday, in it was called "luxury"… Full Review ▶

04/09/07
Resident

I was trying to sublease my apartment because I found a much better one, so I had mine on a sublease list in the office. I had moved almost everything out of my room into the new apartment before leaving on… Full Review ▶

04/07/07
Resident

I'm unsure why so many people dislike Blanton Commons. I've never had a problem with my rent or with being charged extra. It is in great condition, the furniture is nice, and the staff is incredibly friendly. I once had a… Full Review ▶

04/04/07
Resident

I paid my rent on time for four months in a row, and for four months in a row I got a notice saying that I would be evicted if I didn't pay for that month. That is ridiculous. There is… Full Review ▶

02/23/07
Resident

I have only been living at Blanton Common for 7 months and out of those seven months I might have had a good night's rest once. Sure, the layout is nice and it is furnished and there are free tanning beds,… Full Review ▶

10/09/06
Resident

I moved in August 2005 into a 3 bedroom. At the time I was paying $455 a month. A few months back I decided I wanted to renew my lease for another year. The rate went up to $470 plus a… Full Review ▶

08/19/06
Resident

These people are crazy! I just moved in and they are already telling me that my rent is late and I have a penalty of $85. My father sent them their first months rent weeks ago. The assistant manager is like… Full Review ▶

08/17/06
Resident

I, too, have been a resident here for over a year now and have had multiple issues with the staff and maintenance. I went home for the summer and the maintenance staff took it upon thier own to clear out my… Full Review ▶

08/09/06
Resident

I have been a resident of Blanton Common for a year now and I have to agree with the rest of the negative comments on this website. There have been four or five different property managers (the last of them seemed… Full Review ▶

08/04/06
Resident

When I first came to Blanton Commons I was very impressed with the layout of the community. Now that I have lived there I do not want to give another dime to them. They lie, they are very very very unorganized!!… Full Review ▶

08/04/06
Resident

I only lived at Blanton Commons a year and I'm so excited to get away from there! They make seem like a "luxury" college apartments complex, but the best thing about is the pool..I guess. We CONSTANLY had problems with our… Full Review ▶

07/14/06
Resident

I moved in when they opened and I have not had any problems. Since the new property manager has arrived and the staff has changed, there have been vast improvements. They are a little strick about the late fees, but hey,… Full Review ▶

07/06/06
Resident

This place looks nice on the outside but they are horrible to deal with. Everytime you turn around they are charging you for something. I was out of town for the 4th and was one day late with my rent. They… Full Review ▶

07/05/06
Resident

Blanton Common is way overrated by the students at VSU. I admit they are really nice, the pool is great and it feels like you're on spring break the whole time. But overall, the place sucks. The management is terrible and… Full Review ▶

03/13/06
Resident

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Units

BedsBathsEstimated Rent
Studio1 $ 459
Studio3 $ 673
11 $ 449
12 $ 689
22 $ 534
31 $ 565
33 $ 411
41 $ 497
43 $ 459

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