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Alize

2 Enterprise, Aliso Viejo, CA 92656
56%
93
Reviews
56%
Apartment Rating
43%
City Average
04/19/14
Resident

HORRIBLE TRYING RIPOFF TENANTS UPON MOVEOUT WITH FALSE CHARGES ON THE SECURITY DEPOSITS RETURN DO NOT RENT HERE OVERCHARGE FOR CARPET THAT WAS FLOODED ON BY BOTH UPSTAIRS WATER HEATER AND THE UNITS WATER HEATER MAINTAINANCE ACKNOWLEDGED THEY FAILED TO REPLACE… Full Review ▶

03/29/14
Resident

i have been with Alize for about 5 years now..and i have to say the MAINTENANCE DEPT. TAKES PRIDE AN IMPORTANT ACHIEVEMENT OF THEIR JOB..I HAVE HAD SEVERAL PROBLEMS IN THE APARTMENT BUT AGAIN EVERYTHING WAS RESOLVED IN A TIMELY MANNER… Full Review ▶

Manager Response
01/20/14
Prospective Resident

Went to check the place and The staff gave us the excellent/ wonderful tour of the apartments. I love the floor plans they showed me during the tour and definitely , hopefully looking forward to move in soon. This place is… Full Review ▶

Manager Response
01/16/14
Prospective Resident

I am very satisfied being resident in Alize which is a nice place to live and highly appreciate the Leasing office property management system and cleanliness of the whole complex. It is a gated community. I observed that this community is… Full Review ▶

Manager Response
12/02/13
Resident

I just moved and was seriously sad to have to go because I have had such a great experience there. I honestly felt like I was living at a time share it was so nice. I will be back for sure.… Full Review ▶

11/02/13
Prospective Resident

Alize is a nice place to live. Jenny is enthusiastic as a leasing agent and really tried hard to accommodate prospective renters and resident needs. My experience is that the community is pretty quiet, there's ample parking (as long as you… Full Review ▶

10/29/13
Resident

Me and my wife lived at Alize for 1 year. We moved because we needed to be closer to our jobs. Alize was very good to us. Super quiet, friendly and helpful staff, and a comfortable home. Whenever we needed mantenence… Full Review ▶

10/09/13
Resident

I have lived here for 6 months and can't wait for my lease to be up! I had lived here for 3 days when the service crew wanted access to my appartment, made no sense since they just handed it to… Full Review ▶

10/06/13
Resident

I have been a renter since 2000. I first came to ALIZE with my 2 large Labrador Retrievers, needing pet friendly living, near my job in Mission Viejo. I have a spacious 2-bedroom, ground floor (required for large dogs) apartment, with… Full Review ▶

09/27/13
Resident

The floorplans are great, but the new lighting is terrible. I replaced every bulb in my apartment. The sink is tiny so I have trouble washing dishes, but the small kitchen has a great design. Only 1 remote is available for… Full Review ▶

09/25/13
Resident

I am so happy at Alize and thrilled to call this place my home. There are so many personal touches from team at the leasing office. Leo and his guys respond quicky to all service issues and makes it a priority… Full Review ▶

09/25/13
Resident

This apartment may not be the best of all, but in my experience i feel , i am okay with the stay here , the school is hardly 5 mt walking distance, the maintenance are all done on time and they… Full Review ▶

09/19/13
Resident

Run away quickly! Unless you enjoy living with mold, water leaks, and think fair housing laws are over-rated, you should live elsewhere! Regional manager is unethical and unprofessional, leakage and mold problems are not handled according to fair housing laws. I… Full Review ▶

08/28/13
Resident

Take heed of the negative reviews and stay far away from this inhuman dump. Full Review ▶

07/30/13
Resident

I lived here for 3 years without much of a problem. Although water line breakage is a severe problem, and almost every other month or so the water would be disconnected due to some heater breakage issues. Once I had to… Full Review ▶

09/02/12
Resident

When you move in, you are just say this is the friendliest place where you can lease, but little by little you will find Alize second side. Office just make it sugar coated to get your signature on bottom of many… Full Review ▶

05/30/12
Resident

I have lived in quite a few apartment complexes and I can tell you that Alize is a pretty nice place to live. Lets face it, apartment living is not the ideal situation for most of us. I know I would… Full Review ▶

12/17/11
Resident

Simply, Fran is the most rude and condescending person on the property, and she's the one you have to talk to about most things. Enjoy any conversation with her as you'll be talked to as if you're a child, even though… Full Review ▶

Manager Response
12/09/11
Resident

Incompetent office staff. Was a great place to live BEFORE the current owners took over. Patios are no longer washed. They allow people to hang laundry on their balconies and allow kids to ride bikes and skate boards throught the complex… Full Review ▶

Manager Response
11/30/11
Resident

Staff is great; Maintenance is great; Landscaping is immaculate; location is great. Do you enjoy the sound of monster trucks starting and leaving at 5 AM? How about cheap Japanese cars with bullhorn exhaust systems leaving at 11PM? What about slamming… Full Review ▶

11/23/11
Resident

Been here just over three years. Place has about a year and a half. It has turned into a getto. Management will not enforce the lease agreement and allow 7 plus people to reside in a two bedroom apartment. It's turning… Full Review ▶

Manager Response
05/13/11
Prospective Resident

I would like to let everyone know about my horrible experience as a potential tenant at Alize. Everything was fine and regular at the beginning. I and my husband were given a tour around and explanation of all services they do… Full Review ▶

04/13/11
Resident

I lived here for 2 years and watched the grounds and management, get worse and worse. Management does not enforce rules .. You want to hang towels and clothes off your balcony railing? No problem. You want a plastic kayak outside… Full Review ▶

03/07/11
Resident

I have lived at Alize for nearly two years and have found the quality of its residents & office staff to continue to degrade. Management was changed in November 2010 and nothing has improved over the previous management staff. Enforcement of… Full Review ▶

10/23/10
Resident

We have moved in three month ago and I am very happy with the apartment. The floor plan is great, there is a lot of storage. It is well maintened and clean. We have met very nice people and the staff… Full Review ▶

09/20/10
Resident

When I moved to the Alize on 2007 it was a very nice place to live. Since then it has become a very unpleasant place to live. I would not recommend the Alize. Its a shame what has happened to this… Full Review ▶

02/26/10
Resident

I've lived at Alize for two years now. In the beginning, I loved the place...the residents were quiet and respectful. Lately though, the people moving in are of a much lower caliber. I don't know if any of them have jobs… Full Review ▶

01/30/10
Resident

I am moving back to Alize after 8 months of an apartment in Santa Ana. I have been living on my own since I was 17 and moving every year. This is about my 9th move. I am moving back to… Full Review ▶

11/18/09
Resident

Our experience at Alize started off as a dream come true. The office staff went out of their way to help us with every step of the leasing and moving process. Then someone flipped the switch. Now that we are locked… Full Review ▶

06/15/09
Resident

My husband and I had a very positive living experience at the Alize. Quiet complex, clean environment and a sense of feeling safe. Nothing is perfect but in comparison to other complexes in the area,it seemed to be a very desirable… Full Review ▶

05/23/09
Resident

Before moving here, I did some extensive research based on my list of priorities. It was between St. Moritz, City Lights, and Alize. Alize won based on the school's boundary lines. The other two apartments would put my kiddos at Wood… Full Review ▶

05/20/09
Prospective Resident

Hi everyone, Thought I would give an update to the group. Alize is under new ownership. On April 30th, Alize was purchased by Sequoia Equities, Inc. They seem to know what they are doing. Alicante, a complex down the street owned… Full Review ▶

05/16/09
Resident

Alize is as bad as some of these reviews suggest. I was once attacked by an unleashed pit bull here. Also, they kept my deposit...3 months after I moved to another state, I cannot get them to refund my deposit or… Full Review ▶

05/05/09
Resident

We enjoyed the complex during the first month or so, but as soon as my wife and I started having problems (plumming, garbage disposal, neighbors, etc) the staff started showing their true colors. Not returning voicemails, emails, even when you did… Full Review ▶

04/25/09
Resident

I have been a personal witness to the following events at Alize: 1. Management leasing an apartment to a family that had a vicious pit bull that attacked three residents. 2. The presence of a dozen motorcycles throughout the complex, which… Full Review ▶

02/14/09
Resident

Wow...what an astounding variety of reviews. I can share my personal experience. I have lived here for five years without problems. The office staff has been helpful [ especially Alice]. Some staff are less helpful or knowledgeable, but I have not… Full Review ▶

05/29/08
Resident

We did not listen to all of the other comments left on here and now we REGRET IT! Parking, Noise, the Grounds, and Safety are all ok. However, the apartment structure itself has not been well maintained since being built in… Full Review ▶

04/29/08
Resident

I've lived here for about 4 years and I have no idea what these people are complaining about. First of all, I'm not sure how an apartment manager can regulate someone smoking in their unit. My advice to that user...close your… Full Review ▶

03/23/08
Resident

Before moving to this apartment, I was a little nervous due to some of the negative comments that is present in this site. But I cant be any more happier now. This is by far the best apartment that I have… Full Review ▶

02/19/08
Resident

First of all, there ARE some pluses - LOCATION is close to 73, close to the AV Town Center with Edwards 20 Theatre, restaurants, Ralph's, etc. and a nice pool. While the overall place seems nice enough, there are serious health… Full Review ▶

12/19/07
Resident

I am frankly shocked about the negative reviews I have read on here. I have been very pleased with the apartment and staff. It is a nice looking place, is well kept, and is very sound proof. I am on the… Full Review ▶

12/14/07
Resident

DO NOT RENT HERE!!!!! ---- ------- (property manager) is a lying, kaniving, sorry excuse for a landlord. Once you sign the lease, ---- will do everything she can to make you feel ignored, threatened, insignificant and not wanted!!! She appears to… Full Review ▶

11/01/07
Resident

The staff is great over the phone and on the tour. But starting on move-in day the problems begin. The apartment was not ready, promises by the staff were forgotten, noise from the toll road is very loud, repairs took to… Full Review ▶

09/08/07
Resident

I lived there for almost 2 years. Here is my break down: Upside: * Very safe town (http://www.city-data.com/city/Aliso-Viejo-California.html) * Just up the street from the town center (Movies / Shopping / Food) * When things did break that I could not… Full Review ▶

06/18/07
Resident

We've lived here 4 years and that was 3 years too many! The office staff is as sweet as sugar to you at the beginning but once you sign the lease they forget all about you. The day we moved in… Full Review ▶

02/18/07
Resident

do not even bother. This is the worst complex Full Review ▶

02/07/07
Resident

I have lived at Alize since November 2006 and I have not experienced the same issues that are listed in some of the other reviews. My apartment fixtures and amenities are fine, the place was clean when I moved in and… Full Review ▶

01/28/07
Resident

As a resident i just am tired of all the hassle and headaches i have encountered here at Alize apartments. I recently moved and am now leasing a 1 bedroom townhome and recommend doing so over any apartment community. It may… Full Review ▶

01/20/07
Resident

I've been living at Alize for 6 months now, and I don't have the sort of problems mentioned. The garbage trucks used to come at 7:00 am, but Peter in the office called and complained and they now do not come… Full Review ▶

12/09/06
Resident

The most pathetic management, staff and parent company. They simply don't give a ---- about their tenants and treat them very poorly. Apartment quality is bad, amenities are worthless and location is bad too. Alize is owned and run by rednecks… Full Review ▶

11/02/06
Resident

I've been calling for 5 days and nobody has called me back. The management doesn't seem to care. On move in my apartment wasn't clean and management didn't do anything about it. I've asked for new carpet numerous times with no… Full Review ▶

09/19/06
Resident

I have lived here over a year, and renewed my lease. it's a great community. the poeple are nice, the staff cares about their tenants. we've never had any problems at all. they maintain the property well, they have fun activities,… Full Review ▶

08/23/06
Resident

We lived on the first floor for a year and our apartment flooded twice. We were not compensated at all for it. It happened during our vacation time once so we're especially sore about it. The grounds are well kept and… Full Review ▶

07/10/06
Resident

The actual apartment isn't that bad, the amenities are modern and the complex is generally well maintained, however:

1. There is a fair amount of crime (vandalism and theft from garages etc/free weights stolen from the gym).
2. The garbage collection wakes you… Full Review ▶

06/24/06
Resident

No where have i lived where they accept any type of dog or people. The smells, sounds, and even the sights have just turned me off. I am appalled by the type of individuals that live here. It???s unbelievable. Then again,… Full Review ▶

05/17/06
Resident

A plant of mine leaked on the carpet and the lessors charged me $734 including my $199 deposit for the entire carpet when damage was only done to a small portion of the carpet. This was a suprise to me because… Full Review ▶

04/06/06
Resident

I currently live here and quite enjoy it. Thought it was quiet (minus the enterance quarters), plently of parking, nice facilities and very clean. Not too satsisfied with the staff, found kind of rude when needing some help with things, but… Full Review ▶

02/26/06
Resident

Just a miserable place to live. I have had so many peoblems. Plumbing is just horrible. Some very shady neighbors. Loud kids running all over. Dogs barking at all times of the night. By the way, just look at their dog… Full Review ▶

02/16/06
Resident

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02/03/06
Resident

We're currently living there on a 940 Square Feet apartment. The apartment is on the second floor and we don't have anyone above or below us. The complex is clean, well kept, maintainance is always there right away when you need… Full Review ▶

12/28/05
Resident

Only leaving because of job. The gate broke alot, but there could be worse problems. I liked the staff. Full Review ▶

10/26/05
Resident

I live here now. It's not too bad, but there are definitely problems. Good: relatively quiet and safe. Staff have a few programs like free brunch and pizza days. Good gym and relatively competitive rent price. Bad: no elevators for upper… Full Review ▶

10/23/05
Resident

For the first 8 months we lived at Alize we had to deal with a LOUD tenant above us who was up all night long stomping around anywhere between midnight and 6am, watching loud tv, slamming drawers and doors. That tenant… Full Review ▶

09/26/05
Resident

My apartment and the amenities are great. My only concerns about Alize are the administrative staff in the office. They put a sign out directing residents to use the leasing office door rather than the regular office door because they are… Full Review ▶

09/23/05
Resident

The staff is rude, we had a rat lliving in the apartment and they didn't care, they took our security deposit after alleging that we left a dirty apartment, but that was impossible because we were NEVER THERE and we even… Full Review ▶

09/21/05
Resident

Reading the negative comments about the Alize, I don't believe it. They must be crazy! I have the best experience here and enjoy living here. Thanks, Alize! Full Review ▶

09/11/05
Resident

We've lived here for 3 years and the only reason we've stayed this long is because of the location and being next to our child's school. But enough is enough! It has gotten to the point where it's just not worth… Full Review ▶

08/21/05
Resident

I recently moved out because of similar problems posted on the site. But just to add to it was a problem i have with a dog near my apartment. At alize their contract stipulates certain dog breads are allowed. However, when… Full Review ▶

05/10/05
Resident

During the 5 years living at Alize has been great. The office staff is very helpfull and made us feel welcome when we came into the office with questions or just to get some coffee and cookies. My family will miss… Full Review ▶

03/17/05
Resident

Like what many people had said,there are alot of issues, and I'm going to be as truthful as possible. It feels safe compared to other areas, i'm not too worried about my car for the most part, or leaving my groceries… Full Review ▶

02/28/05
Resident

I'm a current resident at this complex and am not happy with the office staff. I've had a few issues with my move in, i.e. setting up gas, elec, sewer and move in date which I needed to work out with… Full Review ▶

02/14/05
Resident

Their are too many reviews that are obviously written by Alize Management -
not by an Alize Tenant. I have listed four reviews which should be deleted
from the rating.

12/29/04 - Very Content living at Alize

12/02/04 - Loved It, Wish… Full Review ▶

02/05/05
Resident

We've lived here for over 5 years and are very pleased with everything from the grounds, to the staff. Our apartment is a home not just a place to sleep. I've recommended the complex to friends and they actually live here… Full Review ▶

12/29/04
Resident

I have been at Alize for 2 years and am very happy there. I think some of the negative reviews are very misleading and must be from people who had trouble paying their rent on time. The community is very quiet,… Full Review ▶

12/06/04
Resident

Yes, i agree, alize is a death trap especially when potential renters are mis informed about how great the apartments are!! Thats a joke. I just moved out because my bedroom is situated right next to old creeking pipes that come… Full Review ▶

12/02/04
Resident

I'm really surprised at all of the negative reviews here -- I think part of the problem might be that on this site users are only leaving reviews if they encountered problems. We lived in a 1bdrm for a year until… Full Review ▶

11/06/04
Resident

I have lived here for 2 years and was looking at this site to help me chose a new place to live because of a job transfer. Anyway based on what I've read I wonder how useful these sites are, I… Full Review ▶

11/06/04
Resident

I just recently moved in and have some issues. I would suggest to anyone considering moving in to be sure to walk the premise or the area of the apartment they want to move into. because i have noticed dog poop… Full Review ▶

06/22/04
Resident

I don't know what that other guy is talking about but he obviously has lots of time on his hands. I lived there and had no problems. Probably because I paid my rent on time. Parking was never a problem, office… Full Review ▶

05/03/04
Resident

THE "REVIEW" DATED 2/09/2003 TITLED : GREAT PLACE TO LIVE" IS A FALSE ENDORSEMENT. THE WORDING IS CLEARLY FROM SOMEONE WHO HAS A BACKGROUND IN APARTMENT MANAGEMENT. A TENAT WOULD NOT WRITE ABOUT LEAVING AN APARTMENT BECAUSE OF A JOB CHANGE… Full Review ▶

03/25/04
Resident

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03/23/04
Resident

Overpriced. Loud unruly children everywhere. Management does nothing. Full Review ▶

12/09/03
Resident

I spent the pat year living at the Alize and enjoyed it. I guess it is who you are and what you want, but for me it was perfect. It was a little pricey, but I had a new apartment, washer/dryer,… Full Review ▶

10/22/03
Resident

We lived her for one year. Yes the gates are open at odd times. Why have a gated community, with open gates. Doesn´t that defeat the purpose. Ants are around, don´t tell me this is a California thing because I have… Full Review ▶

10/06/03
Resident

I live here now and enjoy it. I have a first floor unit and have not experienced any ants but have come accross a few large spiders. The grounds are nice and maintained often. Be careful walking around at night because… Full Review ▶

07/22/03
Resident

The parking is a nightmare in it self. The Staff is a big joke.They are all nice to you when you go through the property tour, But once they got you in the lease they treat you like your not human… Full Review ▶

07/02/03
Resident

I have been at Alize for a year now. Yea, there were a ton of ants in my apartment too initially, a very common problem in Orange County. The staff sent an exterminator out within a few days (he comes every… Full Review ▶

06/19/03
Resident

The lady (staff) that spent about an hour talking to us about an apartment and giving us a tour of the grounds so we could pick our apt out, and whom we worked closely with on our relocation from the Midwest,… Full Review ▶

05/21/03
Resident

We found the place on the internet and it was. It is very nice, but the staff has serious attitude. The actual managers are competent and helpful, but are usually busy with other things to help with general clerical tasks as… Full Review ▶

03/21/03
Resident

I have lived here for almost three years and have been thrilled. The grounds are kept up and it is a lovely setting. I have found the staff to be very helpful and whenever I need something fixed, they have been… Full Review ▶

12/23/02
Resident

After they give you a big speech on how great the place..luxury living at its best..beware..When we moved in there were thousands of ants marching along the floors and cabinets..when we reported this, they told us this normal in CA and… Full Review ▶

08/26/02
Resident

We have a dog and children (every other weekend). We love the quiet park like atmosphere and dog friendly grounds. Full Review ▶

08/15/02
Resident

Has anyone lived here? We went to see Alize and have to say that the staff and apt´s were very nice. The grounds were immaculate. One of the best places I´ve seen. If anyone has lived here or live´s here, please… Full Review ▶

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