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Lakes at Inverness (Formerly Cahaba Lakes)

1000 Hunt Cliff Road, Birmingham, AL 35242
39%
186
Reviews
39%
Apartment Rating
59%
City Average
05/11/14
Resident

I moved here back on Aug of 2013. I hate I did the apartments are to small, the apartment the 1st tried to put me in was infested with roaches and fleas. My current apartment is ok on the inside it's… Full Review ▶

04/18/14
Resident

We were a bit wary about looking at the apartments here after seeing the reviews but I'm glad that we did anyway. We have lived in really crappy apartments and unsafe neighborhoods and Lakes at Inverness isn't either of them. At… Full Review ▶

02/14/14
Resident

This place was terrible. The only redeeming quality is the lakes (read: ponds) on the property. Parking was a nightmare, your car will be hit. Everyone else's vehicles already have. Property management was despicable. Lease policies are predatory. You might get… Full Review ▶

02/14/14
Resident

Staff is ------ anytime we call the office. (brittany). Never really answer calls. Maintenance is hardly able to do simple tasks and never on time. I haven't had a dryer in two weeks because they took a part and said they… Full Review ▶

02/05/14
Resident

The maintenance supervisor & staff have been courteous & helpful during the past 4 years we've lived here. They were GREAT during last week's "Snow Days." They were out & about in the very cold weather to make sure everything was… Full Review ▶

12/17/13
Resident

i dont recommend living here! its very unsafe for your vehicles and person, and the staff and management is very laid back about any problems you have inside your apartments and any other problem especially the maintenance, when my water pressure… Full Review ▶

07/25/13
Resident

BEWARE! This place is a terrible, unsafe place to live. We lived there for a year from 2005-2006, and decided to leave. It was called Cahaba Lakes at the time. I heard gunshots on one occasion, and called police who didn't… Full Review ▶

07/23/13
Resident

I want to say more, but living here is not a popular idea. In the past month or so alone, I have heard stories of apartment fires due to negligence and the absence of fire extinguishers, people being robbed at their… Full Review ▶

07/23/13
Resident

I love living here. The staff is helpful and friendly, the prices are hard to bet, the pool is always clean and open at convenient times, also gym is open late with great equipment. My apartment itself has a great layout… Full Review ▶

06/29/13
Resident

I have enjoyed living here and just renewed. Had very few maint issues, but when I did they were fixed that day. Staff is always friendly and very helpful. Full Review ▶

06/27/13
Prospective Resident

I almost moved in this apartment complex. Got a GREAT tour of the place and fell in love w/all of the renovations, pool, theater room & the nice couple who was providing snacks & punch for potential residents. I was happy… Full Review ▶

06/07/13
Resident

This place is the worst place I have ever lived in my entire life! If you decide to live here, just know that this is Section A. You will have several roach families living with you. Maintenance will knock once then… Full Review ▶

06/04/13
Resident

If you can live somewhere else please do! This has been the worst place to live. The staff is rude and the maintenance people look like they just got out of prison. If you want to talk to someone in the… Full Review ▶

05/30/13
Resident

I LOVE this place!!! I have been living here for about 4 years, and have not had any bad experiences!! Full Review ▶

05/26/13
Resident

This place is an out of control ghetto!!! Murder suicides, muggings, drug dealers, etc.. This place is the worst place on 280! Loud music all night long, I have raccoons or squirrels in my walls and under my tub that they… Full Review ▶

05/25/13
Resident

OMG! I just Google KILLING AT LAKES AT INVERNESS!!! Who ever wrote that post, thanks for telling me. This is the worst place I have ever lived, I have been here for about a month, and I have had more issues… Full Review ▶

04/25/13
Resident

This is the worst place I've ever lived. I work at a late night pub on 280 while going to school and chose this place based on a day visit. Wish I had looked at it at night. i just moved… Full Review ▶

01/10/13
Resident

DO NOT MOVE HERE! In the past year alone I have seen more crime than ever in my 30 years. This includes: heroin overdose, heroin bust (separate incident, by the way--this happened in July, the overdose in March), murder suicide (that… Full Review ▶

01/04/13
Resident

Stay away from this place!!!!! When I moved in, i was promised all sorts of amenities. What they didn't tell me is those features wouldn't be ready until my lease was almost up, and that I'd have to pay all sorts… Full Review ▶

12/17/12
Resident

For the age of the building, the apartment is well kept. The staff has always been helpful and responded with every call/email. In fact, there were some moderate issues with the unit at move-in, however, each item was addressed in a… Full Review ▶

11/02/12
Resident

STAY AWAY!!! This complex is horrible. There have been two shootings since I've lived here and I'm yet to see any security. Maintenance comes in your house it seems daily and will knock once and then enter with a key. This… Full Review ▶

10/25/12
Resident

Lakes at Inverness has recently been touting their 4 million dollar renovations. All this money is going into the clubhouse/theater/fitness center, which I never ever plan on using because whenever I step outside my door I increase my changes of being… Full Review ▶

09/28/12
Resident

Moved into Lakes at Inverness during August of 2012. Gotta tell you that my favorite part of living here in Birmingham is coming home to my apartment! Given that this is my boyfriend and my first apartment so we do not… Full Review ▶

09/28/12
Resident

I have lived here for only 3 and half weeks and wished I had never sold my house! I had a horrible smell in the apartment, they sprayed and said it was all they could do. 3 days ago, I found… Full Review ▶

09/28/12
Resident

I currently live in this complex in a 1 bedroom apartment. My main issue with the complex is safety. Two shootings have occurred since I moved in March, one involving a burglary. This is the ghetto of 280. The complex claims… Full Review ▶

07/20/12
Resident

After taking some hits from the economy we lost our house and moved to Lakes at Inverness. We have 2 girls (5&7) and were worried about them going from a house with a backyard to an apartment. I'd say it was… Full Review ▶

07/20/12
Resident

I have been living here for about 2.5yrs now and ad far as the space and my private apartment I like it. However, there are some things they should improve on, such as access to the many amenities they advertise. They… Full Review ▶

07/13/12
Resident

I moved into this complex June of this year and all I have is great things to say. Every person in the office is great & very respectable! If I ever have a problem they take care of it immediately! Im… Full Review ▶

07/11/12
Resident

I've been living at Lakes at Inverness for going on 3 years now, and I have loved it the whole time. The staff has always been extremely helpful for any issues I have, especially Leslie. If I ever need anything at… Full Review ▶

07/09/12
Resident

I love living here. Our apartment complex had a pool party this past Saturday. I was amazed. It was so much fun. There was probably 300 people at the party and everyone was so nice. I felt a really big sense… Full Review ▶

07/08/12
Resident

I have lived here for three years now and for the most part it has been pleasant. It is a very clean complex and the new management is working very hard to make it even more pleasant, so my hat goes… Full Review ▶

07/08/12
Resident

So I must say that even though there are a lot of bad comments on this website I felt as if I needed to go and post a good one since most people's dirty laundry gets air more than their clean… Full Review ▶

06/25/12
Prospective Resident

This place is awful. There's one maintenance guy that actually wants to do his job. My friend's air conditioner has been out for over a month. He couldn't get anything done on it without calling Wilkinson. Office staff is incompetent. His… Full Review ▶

05/11/12
Resident

I've lived here over 10 years. What I dislike most about the ratings are the generalizations that are posted, the perception that the grass is greener elsewhere. It isn't. Yes, there has been crime - show me a community with no… Full Review ▶

03/27/12
Resident

My apartment flooded 3 times! After not being able to fix the problem I was offered another unit. I thought that was a victory until I was told I had to sign a new 13-month lease, have another credit check, and… Full Review ▶

03/18/12
Resident

I moved in, May of 2011, I was still comuting back and forth for the first 2 months of my lease so I didn't notice most of the problems at the beginning of my stay. 1st of all, when you walk… Full Review ▶

03/10/12
Resident

To anyone reading these reviews please keep in mind the people who complain about "fees" are the people with outstanding balances that they seem to think they shouldn't have to pay. The people saying it's not safe, well they probably associate… Full Review ▶

02/16/12
Resident

My door got kicked in along with my two neighbors apt. The second time my car got broken into. I think that they have too many units to just havr two courtesy officers which have UN marked vehicles. Just is Ludacris.… Full Review ▶

01/26/12
Resident

As I said before this place is great! Everyone is so nice! The staff will work with you on any matter, the maintenance crew gets there pronto and the grounds are beautiful! I could not ask for a better place to… Full Review ▶

11/18/11
Resident

Not safe. There have been 2 homicides here. Loud neighbors every night keep me awake. I don't think I've slept well since I've been here. Full Review ▶

10/10/11
Resident

I moved into a unit sight unseen ( it wasn't ready when I came to visit so they showed me a display unit) Wow night and day first off I nicknamed it the cave because you had to take the stairs… Full Review ▶

09/15/11
Resident

The only reason why I went with these apartments is because they were so cheap. I got a 2 bedroom for $669 a month. That's just too good of a deal to pass up. I knew about the Mexican killings a… Full Review ▶

07/05/11
Resident

I moved into cahaba lakes in march. It took me forever to get in here and i wish they had turned me down ... im in the middle level apt the family over me is a family of 7 i can… Full Review ▶

03/18/11
Resident

This place makes me feel comfortable living by myself. I live in a one bedroom and unlike so many others, I've never had a problem. If I call the maintenance people they always come and fix what I need. There was… Full Review ▶

01/16/11
Resident

After 3 years of living amongst sex offenders and mexican drug lords, Cahaba Lakes, jacked up my rent by $300 a month and double all of their regular fees. When I refused to pay the increased rent and threatened to move… Full Review ▶

08/24/10
Resident

I moved in march this year was attracted by the low rent price and what looked like a good complex. My first complaint would have to be the appliances are from last century my washing machine dryer and stove dishwasher and… Full Review ▶

06/17/10
Resident

This place is beyond crap. No pest control of any kind, the most horrible support imaginable, rude and pompous staff, lack of quality buildings, and charges for everything. I cannot believe they have the audacity to make you pay to use… Full Review ▶

05/21/10
Resident

I had the worst experience trying to lease an apartment here. My contract was not ready when it said it was going to be and they kept trying to give me the apartment at higher rates that was different from there… Full Review ▶

04/14/10
Resident

Cahaba Lakes is the WORST place to live. The buildings are very old. My apt says cold in the winter and hot in the summer, because all the heat or cold air goes through the cracks at the front door, sliding… Full Review ▶

03/12/10
Resident

You can probably sum our decision up on age and inexperience, we dreamt of what it could be and did'nt see what it really was. Also the leasing agent and property manager were very nice... It is true the apartments are… Full Review ▶

03/07/10
Resident

Im 51yo..have been in the military so I have lived in a variety of different households..(apartments, houses, townhouses, mobile homes, etc)..but I must say with all honesty..this is by far the WORST of all those places...here's why; We have been here… Full Review ▶

02/10/10
Resident

I have not been here a full week yet. I moved in on 2/5/2010 and I have had problem after problem. For one it is cold as all get out and my heat downstairs does not work it only blows cold… Full Review ▶

01/26/10
Resident

We have been here for half of our 13 months, and are regetting it horribly. When we first came here, we were approved for the credit check, she gave us the address, and apartment number; the DAY BEFORE we moved in… Full Review ▶

01/14/10
Resident

I moved into Cahaba Lakes last year into a 1 bedroom. It is a little small but has the perfect amount of space for me. I love it here. Great pool, fitness room, theater. The property is always clean. The team… Full Review ▶

10/26/09
Resident

I moved into Cahaba Lakes in July 2009. I have been here for several months and have been happy with my apartment. I have had some maintenance issues but they have all been corrected. The landscaping is gorgeous. You def get… Full Review ▶

10/25/09
Resident

This is by far the worst place i have lived in. 1st they never want to fix anything i still have the same leak from when i moved in. Nothing works right. Every month there's an notice on my door that… Full Review ▶

01/29/09
Resident

HERE YA GO...JUST A FEW... 2 GET YOURSELF INFORMED!!!!! Full Review ▶

10/31/08
Resident

1. 6 of my neighbors have been murdered in the past 12 months, causing most of the good neighbors to move out. Half the people in my building moved out and I got crackheads that moved in. Management does not do… Full Review ▶

09/15/08
Resident

Since I have lived here, there have been people held up at gun point, car break-ins, 2 murders. 1 of these murders were of 5 men who were found tied up. They had been beaten and electrocuted before their throats were… Full Review ▶

09/08/08
Resident

Incidents: -------- shoots -------- on Buck Horn Cove. 5 --------- found with their necks slashed. Woman kills "boyfriend" and lady friend. SWAT and U.S. Marshalls serve warrant on a drug dealer that took about 12hrs to wrap up. Apartment fires where… Full Review ▶

09/08/08
Resident

I wouldn't recommend to anyone. Full Review ▶

08/22/08
Resident

I HAVE LIVED AT CAHABA LAKES FOR A FEW MONTHS NOW AND WAS UNAWARE OF THE VIOLENT CRIMES THAT HAVE OCCURED IN THE PAST AND MOST RECENTLY. IT IS A SHAME THAT ON 8/20/2008 FIVE MEN WERE FOUND IN AN APARTMENT… Full Review ▶

08/21/08
Resident

Do not move into these apartments. They are unsafe! In 2007 a man was having an affair on his wife. The woman he was having an affair with came to their apartment and shot them both to death. Yesterday, August 20,… Full Review ▶

08/21/08
Resident

Five --------- found this morning with their throst cut. I should expect a massive exodus from this place. I'm glad I left a couple of years ago. I'm sorry for the victims and their families. This place is too dangerous; there's… Full Review ▶

07/18/08
Resident

WHEN I FIRST MOVED IN, DEC 08, MY PIPES IN MY MASTER BATHROOM AND GUEST BATHROOM BURST AND LITERALLY RAINED IN THE APT. I WAS TERRIFIED SINCE IT WAS MY FIRST WEEK THERE AND I HAD PURCHASED BRAND NEW FURNITURE FOR… Full Review ▶

06/11/08
Resident

I've lived here for a little over two years and don't have any major complaints. I'll highlight a few points of interest for those of you considering this place... Parking - has never been a big deal since I live near… Full Review ▶

05/24/08
Resident

This apartment complex is terrible. Our apartment isn't bad, but at some point everyone will need something from the management and GOOD LUCK trying to get help from them. Everyone that works in the office is extremely lazy. Also, the management… Full Review ▶

04/05/08
Resident

I have lived in these apts for 2yrs now. Why dont I move ? havent been able to afford anything else around here.I have heard aboutthe sex offender which I got something in the mail about. the out of site electrical… Full Review ▶

04/03/08
Resident

Thank goodness I moved!! I do not recommend this apartment complex. It's worth paying a slightly higher rent if you can. Do not be fooled by the nice appearance of the customer service center or the model apartment. Ask to see… Full Review ▶

04/02/08
Resident

So I decided to move into this apartment because I could get a 2 bedroom for the price of 1 bed rooms on 280. I did this even after reading the posts about Cahaba Lakes (CL) on this site. I thought… Full Review ▶

02/15/08
Resident

I don't understand all of the negative reviews, maybe Ive just been lucky with the units I have lived in here. I moved back here because of the ammenities mainly, and the location too to my job. Once I move out… Full Review ▶

12/20/07
Resident

I too had a hard time with managment at this apartment complex. Parking was nonexistant 4 years ago due to all the foreigners living so many to a unit having so many vehicles. Sounds like it hasn't changed Full Review ▶

12/12/07
Resident

If you want to live in the GHETTO, then go right ahead. This place is awful. Managment is the worse I have ever seen, they do not return phone calls, they put you on hold forever and then throw you in… Full Review ▶

12/10/07
Resident

It only took me a couple of weeks to find out that moving into this apartment was a bad mistake. I cannot get any of the staff to cooperate with me and no one cares about me as a resident. I… Full Review ▶

09/17/07
Resident

My roommate and I have been living here for around 4 months. So far the problems we have had to deal with have been a nightmare. The staff (with the exception of about 2 people) have been bad. They have been… Full Review ▶

07/30/07
Resident

It's ok, but you really get what you pay for. The parking is terrible; you have a lot of non-residents that "visit" all of the time and take parking away from residents. People will double and triple park their work vehicles… Full Review ▶

07/06/07
Resident

This is the worse apartment complex I have been in. The manager is not a people's person. She don't return phone calls (nor does the other staff). The entire complex has a problem with raccoons and mice. Raccoons will attack you!!!… Full Review ▶

07/05/07
Resident

First of all, you can never get anyone in the office to answer/ return your calls. Secondly, I've only met 1 maintenance guy in the whole 2 1/2 years that we've lived here. When we first moved in the washing machine… Full Review ▶

04/05/07
Resident

I've lived here since July 06 and have had few to no problems. I read all of the horrible reviews before moving here, but after meeting w/ the office and seeing the apartments, I decided to take a chance and sign… Full Review ▶

04/05/07
Resident

I have lived at Cahaba lakes for about 10 months and I cant wait until my lease ends.
The first day I moved in my air unit was out...yeah you think they had inspected the apt but i guess they didn't...they stated… Full Review ▶

04/04/07
Resident

I have lived at Cahaba Lakes since September of 2005. It was my first time to rent and I have enjoyed it. My neighbors are quiet. My apartment is nice, it is not a brand new luxury apartment but it is… Full Review ▶

02/19/07
Resident

Well you get what you pay for. Parking is hard because in some cases you have more than a couple of cars for one apartment. Then the lights in the parking lots and outside the buildings sometimes work and sometimes you… Full Review ▶

01/30/07
Resident

This is a great place to live. The staff is great and friendly. Great price for the apartments. Maintenace is great. No racoons to worry about. Parking is ample. Best place on 280. Full Review ▶

01/22/07
Resident

where do i start.... its nasty, old, roaches, racoons poop in the attic, holes in the floor, all kitchen is so out dated and nothing works. Stove burns everything, dishwasher doesnt clean, refreg. leaks water!! This place is aweful!! This is… Full Review ▶

01/08/07
Resident

It has its downfalls, just like every other apartment complex, but overall you can't beat it.

1. The price is awesome, nowhere else on Hwy 280 will you have the option of so many sizes in apartments with so many options for… Full Review ▶

12/23/06
Resident

First of all, Buck Horn Cove is not bad. The 3000 street is pretty nice. Alot of the noise issues depend upon your neighboors and most around us work all the time or are single parents.. much better than having young… Full Review ▶

12/19/06
Resident

I love the fact that they do not do maintenance, love the fact that the place is a pigsty, and love the fact that there is absolutely no pest control.
I also love the fact that they have dead animals in… Full Review ▶

12/11/06
Resident

What isn't bad. Manager refused to talk to my roomate and I when one of her employees told us we couldn't move in the day we came w/ Uhaul and all. They told us we would have to pay 2 months… Full Review ▶

10/02/06
Resident

I dont wanna go into it because all the other reviews pretty much cover everything. Its not a good place Full Review ▶

09/08/06
Resident

I lived at this apartment complex for almost a year. In that time there were at least 4 major police incidents. Once they actually blocked the ONLY way in and out of my area of the complex. Good thing we didnt… Full Review ▶

08/23/06
Resident

I heard that last Wednesday 8-16-06, there was a helicopter hovering over this place looking for a RAPIST AND A CHILD MOLESTER who live here, with cops on the ground all around the complex.

Sounds safe to me!!!! haha


yeah he was… Full Review ▶

08/11/06
Resident

I just moved in this month, and I absolutely hate it here!!! I cannot wait for my lease to be up!!!! Full Review ▶

08/02/06
Resident

they look nice on the outside but you know the saying: "don't judge a book by its cover!" i have lived here for about a year and have had 2 floods! one of them about 80gals of water!! the people are… Full Review ▶

07/17/06
Resident

It has its downfalls, just like every other apartment complex, but overall you can't beat it.

1. The price is awesome, nowhere else on Hwy 280 will you have the option of so many sizes in apartments with so many options for… Full Review ▶

07/16/06
Resident

I have lived at the apartment for a little of one year (just for the school system). Don't be fooled by the model apartment that they show you when you come to look at the apartments.

Here are my complaints:

I wanted to… Full Review ▶

06/23/06
Resident

I have just recently moved in to cahaba Lakes and I suppose I should have seen the signs of bad management when I had issues arise before I moved in. 1. my apt was not ready on the agreed upon date.… Full Review ▶

06/22/06
Resident

Oh Please have you ever seen the place?? My God it's gorgeous. I have lived here for 4 years and I REEEEALY have a problem with people dogging where I call HOME. I have live in 2 different apartments out here,… Full Review ▶

05/30/06
Resident

I had no issues with the maintenance crew, they were great, its the management. Until they get a decent manager I can not recommend this place to anyone. After 9 months of living in the apartments, and always making my rent… Full Review ▶

05/10/06
Resident

On the outside, it looks lovely. But..."never judge a book by it's cover." The day we moved into our apartment, there was paint splattered all over the carpet. And come to find out, it was never even cleaned before we moved… Full Review ▶

04/25/06
Resident

First of all My husband and I lived their for 2 years. It wasn't bad at first, but then management changed. Suddenly we couldn't get anything done, and the place started to look horrible. Parking was a nightmare. We were LUCKY… Full Review ▶

04/13/06
Resident

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04/10/06
Resident

I've lived at Cahaba Lakes for the past two years. I'm a single girl and feel great about my home and the positive changes made by the new management. The staff has gone out of their way to make this a… Full Review ▶

04/07/06
Resident

2 people are murdered in their home & pugh the manager is the weirdest person to be a manager of a apartment community, she sux!!!!!!!!! don't foreget about the racoons in t5he walls! Full Review ▶

04/05/06
Resident

Nice appts-from the outside. Ive lived here for a year, and problems we discovered on move in day still exist. We have sent letters, made phone calls...nothing works. Also, there have been several incidents involving the police in the last year,… Full Review ▶

04/04/06
Resident

The new management is really making a positive change to the appearance and the quality of service.

THANK YOU Full Review ▶

04/03/06
Resident

Shelby County (AP) - Authorities in Shelby County say a man and woman were found dead early Sunday in an apartment off U.S. Highway 280.

A sheriff's spokesman said deputies were called to the apartment located in the 500 block of… Full Review ▶

04/03/06
Resident

That's right, a double homocide. Two people were found dead on April 2nd at one in the morning. Someone had broken into their glass sliding door...on the third floor. It's likely that the victims knew their assailant but it may have… Full Review ▶

03/02/06
Resident

I moved in for January and have had a good experience-what issues I had were handled right away by April and Marina-it's a big community and there are lots of people here, but people are people where ever you go. There… Full Review ▶

02/09/06
Resident

I would not recommend these apt.'s to anyone. It takes an act of congress to get a maintenence person to come out and fix something and parking is terrible. I got a sticker from the police on my car because I… Full Review ▶

02/06/06
Resident

I know there's a ton of bad reviews, but my roommate and i, both recent college-grads, moved in about 6 months ago and have had hardly any problems. We just moved into a quieter, less packed out area back in the… Full Review ▶

02/04/06
Resident

On our first day of moving in, our carpet was soaking wet... I thought maybe they had just cleaned it (even though it smelled like dirty feet). However, it came to our attention that our hot water heater was leaking. Our… Full Review ▶

02/02/06
Resident

From the moment I moved in, there were problems. Thankfully, I documented all the problems with the 'townhome' I rented--which they never fixed even when given a copy.

In the winter time, I would get at most 5 minutes of hot… Full Review ▶

01/24/06
Resident

We moved here in August 2005. Our patio door has this white film on it where you can't even see out of it. The repair guy came last month to look at it and said 'It needs to be replaced', and… Full Review ▶

01/17/06
Resident

We currently live here, and have always had problems.

Maintenance: It isn't even worth the trouble of calling in problems. We have had problems with our heater since we moved in. When the heat is on, it blows constantly, but it… Full Review ▶

01/02/06
Resident

I dont even live here, but I did put a deposit down this past summer, but after calling the sheriff's dept and finding out how many calls they get out that way over a 4 month period. Even tenants tell you… Full Review ▶

11/30/05
Resident

Since being taken over by new management out of Texas 2 years ago, these apartments have been Section 8 housing. That is why I walked out of my apartment morning to go to work to see someone who hadn't bathed in… Full Review ▶

11/16/05
Resident

Please save yourself and do not even consider this place. The management and maintenance do not do anything. If they do it takes them forever..and you have to keep calling and calling. Manangers dont bother calling you back so you have… Full Review ▶

11/12/05
Resident

You get what you pay for, crap, but do everything within your power to not move into this apartment complex.

The managment is terrible, you can't get them to fix anything.

They've been doing renovations on the stuff we moved into… Full Review ▶

11/03/05
Resident

My family has, unfortunately, lived in CL for almost two years now. Thankfully, we are about to move into a house. In the two years we have lived here, we have had to deal with raccoons in our attic every fall… Full Review ▶

08/24/05
Resident

I just read a review on another site dated 6/16/2005 that someone has helped a maintenance man set up cameras in a/c vents in bathrooms. The vent in my bathroom has not worked since I moved in!!!!! Full Review ▶

08/23/05
Resident

I have been living here for over a year now and I don't have a problem with management. I understand why they stopped the valet trash because of some of the trashy tenents that kept breaking the rules and sitting your… Full Review ▶

08/14/05
Resident

although i enjoy living here due to the location factor, I am tired of coming home to see piles of nasty trash at the comopactors. It seems the management doesn't know about the gross smell, unsighteliness, and draw for rodents/insects when… Full Review ▶

08/14/05
Resident

It has its downfalls, just like every other apartment complex, but overall you can't beat it.

1. The price is awesome, nowhere else on Hwy 280 will you have the option of so many sizes in apartments with so many options for… Full Review ▶

08/12/05
Resident

This place has made my life absolutely miserable. I moved in a few weeks ago after having a good tour and my apartment looked great for the price... raccoons live in the wall, my AC has been out 4 times since… Full Review ▶

08/10/05
Resident

There is a forum for those of us who have to live here.
The site is thinwallstalk.com
On that site the apartments are listed as Hunter's Pointe. Full Review ▶

07/27/05
Resident

Management is terrible. Neighborhood is going downhill fast. There are ants, racoons, rats, and other critters everywhere. My apartment was constantly invaded by ants. Apartments are very cheap - my doors would never close. Wallpaper in kitchen & bathroom was hideous.… Full Review ▶

07/26/05
Resident

When I first moved into Cahaba Lakes, there were a few small issues. I spoke with my leasing agent (Marina) and the issues were handled within a few days. I think you just need to contact the right person. I have… Full Review ▶

07/26/05
Resident

I have lived at Cahaba Lakes for almost 2 years. Mangement is terrible and they are not professional at all. They will tell you anything to get you out of the office or off the phone. I recently talked to the… Full Review ▶

06/30/05
Resident

Let me tell you one thing about this apt the management is worst . they don't care .
if you live in this place you will have a fight at least once . rent was less once upon a time but… Full Review ▶

06/30/05
Resident

Unprofessional staff and extremely poor maintenance combined with overpriced apartments make this on of the worst places in Birmingham to live. Full Review ▶

06/29/05
Resident

Workmen started work outside my building - and amazingly, my electric bill doubled. After a couple months, I went into the office to take issue - they sent a man to check my breaker box. Nothing wrong was found. They said… Full Review ▶

06/28/05
Resident

The previous reviewer's comments are so very true! It is truly such a shame to see such a large apartment community go to waste. At first I thought the renovations would breathe new life into the place and entice some nicer… Full Review ▶

06/27/05
Resident

In doing a little web-research on Hunter's Pointe/Cahaba Lakes, I cam across this web page.

http://www.housingfinance.com/aft/articles/2004/sep to the page and scroll down until you see the article about Alabama and Hunter's Pointe. It is such a load of crap. These people… Full Review ▶

06/13/05
Resident

Here's a quick bullet list of all the things that sucked about living at Hunter's Pointe:

*Pool was never open. You had to climb the fence to get in.
*Pool chairs were almost all broken and unusable.
*Nasty guys hitting on you while you're… Full Review ▶

06/13/05
Resident

When I first started looking to move in Cahaba Lakes, I was very impressed. I felt that I would be getting my 605.00 worth. When I first looked at the appartment I chose, before moving in, I saw a clean fresh… Full Review ▶

06/07/05
Resident

I've not quite lived here for a year but, so far, the door of my apt has been kicked in and all my stuff taken and I've been robbed at gunpoint. When bringing the first incident to the office staffs attn,… Full Review ▶

06/04/05
Resident

Sure Hunter's Pointe has its downfalls, just like every other apartment complex, but overall you can't beat it.

1. The price is awesome, nowhere else on Hwy 280 will you have the option of so many sizes in apartments with so many… Full Review ▶

06/01/05
Resident

I don't know why people are complaining, yes the ants and raccoons can be a bit of a problem. And yes the construction workers do eye rape women, and so what if I have to walk a long ways to park.… Full Review ▶

06/01/05
Resident

Do not move here! You'd like it better in hell!

A. Things will break a lot!, and god forbid to knock , when they enter to fix the problem.

B. I hope you like walking a mile!, because that's what your gonna have… Full Review ▶

05/31/05
Resident

I have been living with screaching raccoons in the ceiling for over a year and a half, constantly fighting in the middle of the night to get some rest and have made several requests to have them removed but they're still… Full Review ▶

05/24/05
Resident

It was almost impossible to use the swimming pool last summer. The weekends - especially Sunday - are usually when people get the opportunity to lounge around the pool, but not at Hunters Pointe. Because the inept management does not work… Full Review ▶

05/17/05
Resident

My apartment was broken into the same weekend that I was moving out. The door was busted in. Do you know how they fixed it? They placed the broken wood back up. Like someone else couldnt get in again? Duh! I… Full Review ▶

05/02/05
Resident

Do not move here.

The office staff are only accomadating when its time to sign / re-sign the lease.

They are highly un-cooperative.

Find an extra 30 - 50 dollars and stay elsewhere.

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04/25/05
Resident

This place is horrible. Just to list a few problems I have had in my year living here...


1.Leaks in the ceiling ( which after 6 months of calls to the office were finally fixed...that is if you consider fixing spray… Full Review ▶

04/25/05
Resident

Check www.criminalcheck.com and use zip code 35242. Be on alert because a sex offender lives in this community. I'm sure the management let you know, though.

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04/22/05
Resident

This was a wonderful place to live, until the new management team from Atlanta came in. They moved in low income trash, that destroyed the property, and stole from long time residents.Used to be at night you could go for walks,… Full Review ▶

04/01/05
Resident

I luckily moved out of here in november of 2004. The ghettos of jamaica and costa rica are far better than this hole. The racoons, spiders, ants, and scorpions are a health hazard. My apartment was broken into once. When the… Full Review ▶

03/22/05
Resident

Yes, they are renovating the whole community. However, they will let anyone move in. I know it is equal opportunity, but when you have at least 4-6 adults and their children in a 2-bedroom apartment, things can get a little noisy… Full Review ▶

03/22/05
Resident

to be fair, this apartment complex is renovating and trying to make the place less of an eyesore--however, my best friend lived there during the renovations and for well over a month they got no sleep due to racket from construction--but… Full Review ▶

03/10/05
Resident

This place is terrible, I have raccoons living in my walls and parking is the worst I have ever seen in my life. The office is terrible they never do anything they say that they are going to do and they… Full Review ▶

03/03/05
Resident

It has been ok...there is a huge ant problem that seems to never completely go away. My car was broken into (along with 2 other cars the same night).

Maintenance Service is poor...they are now 3 weeks out from visiting my apartment.… Full Review ▶

02/24/05
Resident

I hate this place I can not wait to from this "Rate-Hole". They don't return calls and they don't response to emergency. I would not recommend this place to my enemies, if I have any........ Full Review ▶

01/25/05
Resident

I have lived here for almost 2 years (moving soon! Thankfully) and have had nothing but PROBLEMS. Many of the things I put on the move in problem form have NEVER been fixed. The wallpaper is bleach stained and peeling. They… Full Review ▶

01/25/05
Resident

I lived at Hunter's Pointe for only one year and I had to move! The thing that annoyed me the most was the office staff and management. They were very courteous when I went to sign my lease, but after that,… Full Review ▶

01/12/05
Resident

I lived at Hunter's Pointe Apartments approximately a year ago...Okay, here's the story......my apartment was full of noises that I assumed were my neighbors--boy, was I wrong..I woke up one morning and heard a noise that sounded like mini midgets parading… Full Review ▶

10/16/04
Resident

This apartment community sux! The construction is obnoxious and do they really think that painting the outside is going to improve the quality of these ------ apartments????? GUESS AGAIN! I have only lived here for a short period of time and… Full Review ▶

09/08/04
Resident

I have lived here for 3 years now. The office management could be better. Most of the fitness equipment is broken but they are trying to fix them now. 70% of people is -------- - bad parking, noise, .. You cannot… Full Review ▶

09/05/04
Resident

This is a great place to live. The staff is great and friendly. Great price for the apartments. Maintenace is great. No racoons to worry about. Parking is ample. Best place on 280. Full Review ▶

08/11/04
Resident

I lived at Hunter's Pointe from 03-04. This is the WORST maintained complex I have ever lived in in my entire 40 years! The office staff were rude, and frankly they weren't even on site a large number of the posted… Full Review ▶

08/09/04
Resident

We have lived in both a one bedroom apartment and a two bedroom townhouse. While living in the one bedroom, our neighbors apartment was broken into. We had a shredded patio screen door that took them 8 months to replace, and… Full Review ▶

07/28/04
Resident

Its an ok place to live if you want to save money. They are updating the apartments so they look exceptional. I think they are moving back in the right direction. If they can get all these -------- outta here it… Full Review ▶

07/25/04
Resident

I just moved thank god. I had lived there for over three years but have had enough. I can agree with the other reviews: racoons and o'possums in the ceiling/walls. Loud neighbours that are not dealt with. Mildew is a major… Full Review ▶

07/24/04
Resident

I have just moved in and a racoon fell thru the ceiling in the bedroom. I was scared it had rabbies, it finally went out the front door.
Needless to say I am breaking the lease on Monday, :(
I have… Full Review ▶

07/22/04
Resident

I love this place. I have a 1 bedroom townhouse and its great fire place and i have no one above me or below me. They are renovating the entire complex it is going to be awesome. I think its a… Full Review ▶

07/13/04
Resident

This apt complex is entirely too large for just one office to handle. You report a maintenance problem and if it's corrected within a week...you're lucky! Recently bought out by Jupiter Properties, new renovations ongoing...improves the look of the property. However,… Full Review ▶

07/05/04
Resident

This is not a good place to live! Our biggest problem has been the raccoons constantly in the ceiling and walls. They have destroyed our air duct system so the A/C is pumping cool air in between the walls and what… Full Review ▶

06/29/04
Resident

I will state the best thing about Hunter's Pointe first... I loved my apartment. I lived in a loft and it was very spacious. I hate apartments b/c they are always so small, but this one was HUGE. Now on to… Full Review ▶

06/27/04
Resident

I lived here for about 2 years. The parking is a nightmare. OMG the racoons in the ceiling/walls will drive you crazy. Two of my neighbors had thier car broken into. Place is now covered with -------- that live 20 to… Full Review ▶

06/23/04
Resident

Hunter's Pointe was okay about 3 years ago, but it has gotten worse over the years. Management changed hands 4-5 months ago and they are trying to improve the place, but it still needs some major work.

****EVERYTHING YOU READ… Full Review ▶

06/23/04
Resident

i have lived here for a while and i'll tell ya,it sucks. they are run down and too many foreigners live here. if i had 5 people living in my apt, i would be evicted,but no they let them get away… Full Review ▶

05/29/04
Resident

I haved lived here for a little over two years.
No parking, loud neighbors that the staff will not taje care of, racoons in the attic, mold all over the place. A rash of car break ins.
The staff? Well let… Full Review ▶

05/29/04
Resident

I have lived here for more than 2 years. The place is not the same since I moved. First of all, racoons are constantly in the roof clawing away and keeping me up at night. They get in your garbage too… Full Review ▶

04/27/04
Resident

I have lived in Hunters Pointe for about 7 months now and it´s grate. My apartment was clean when I moved in and I didn´t see any mold. The only thing I can say I don´t like is the scorpions that… Full Review ▶

04/26/04
Resident

We have had nothing but problems since we moved in. Cars have been stolen, our washing machine sounds like a freight train & some kid broke my tail light with a rock. All I can say is that I can´t wait… Full Review ▶

04/25/04
Resident

I lived at Beaver Brook Cove for about an year now, and I have had a terrible experience with Hunters Pointe Apartments. First, when I first moved in i had problems with the carpet it smelled like dog piss. It took… Full Review ▶

03/13/04
Resident

I have lived here for about 8 months and have had no problems. We live in a one bedroom and it is small, but what do you expect. If you move here ask for Beaver brook cove area. we hear no… Full Review ▶

03/12/04
Resident

I first went to Hunter?s Pointe and came away so very excited! Club Houses, indoor pools, etc... That quickly changed the MINUTE I started moving in!!!! It wasn?t cleaned at all, there was still food in the cabinets from the people… Full Review ▶

03/04/04
Resident

This is by far one of the funnest places i had ever lived at. The ammenities go far beyond any community on hwy 280. On my off days we would always get up early and play tennis, then hit the pools… Full Review ▶

02/10/04
Resident

i have lived in hunters pointe for 2 months. i havent had any problems yet. the outside needs some MAJOR work done and the kitchens need remodeling, i have no drawers in the kitchen and not much cabinet space. the lakes… Full Review ▶

02/08/04
Resident

I must concur with the bad reviews on this complex. Tenants dont follow the rules and no one does anything about it. Parking is ATROCIOUS! The rules state 2 vehicles per unit. This is a problem in itself as there are… Full Review ▶

11/23/03
Resident

Parking has become a nightmare, there is no place to park. They do nothing about noisy tenants, I live next to Mr SoulTrain and they wont take care of it.
They just had some ´inspectors´ came thru last week and talk… Full Review ▶

10/30/03
Resident

Sure Hunter´s Pointe has its downfalls, just like every other apartment complex, but overall you can´t beat it.
1. The price is awesome, nowhere else on Hwy 280 will you have the option of so many sizes in apartments with so… Full Review ▶

10/24/03
Resident

I have lived here for two years now. When I first arrived it was a nice place to live. Now there is no parking (people are parking on the grass, in the no parking zones etc.) , loud tennants and the… Full Review ▶

08/20/03
Resident

My husband and I have lived at Hunters Pointe for 6 years. When we moved in back in September 1997 it was like a resort area. The people in the leasing office were absolutely terrific and maintenance was top-notch. Whenever you… Full Review ▶

08/03/03
Resident

Well since i have lived here for about 7 monthes. All through my walls i hear raccoons running, climbing, and making noise. It has gotten worse, alot of other people have them in their walls too. The apartment people say they… Full Review ▶

06/26/03
Resident

I have my complaints about Hunter?s Pointe.


1. The parking just plain sucks, like others said, there?s NOWHERE to park. There was an unoperable car (without a tag) sitting in one parking place for a YEAR. They put a notice to… Full Review ▶

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