We got a notice yesterday that Madrid Apartments recently changed ownership from Shea Properties to Essex. We've lived in 2 Essex properties before, and we've see them go from wonderful places to complete dumps.
The last Essex property we lived at was "Trabuco Villas" in Lake Forest, CA. Check out the reviews...that will tell you a lot.
I'm not sure how things will turn out here at Madrid Apartments. Hopefully they will continue to maintain the high standards here and only let in quality people.
We'll miss the office staff...they were very professional and really cared about the residents. ...Full Review
Lived there from november 2008 till june 2010, horrible apartments. at first it was nice then got worse and worse. the apartments look very nice but its cheaply made and walls are then. walls start cracking around window seals and ...Full Review
Let me say that I currently live at Madrid and will be reluctantly moving out by the end of October...I lived here since the Spring of 2009...I enjoyed my stay here in 2009 and had absolutely no complaints...Maintenance requests are ...Full Review
The apartment looks good from exterior and is relatively new, and thats what made me rent it. This place has rats and the leasing office does nothing about the problem even after lodging multiple complaints and requesting pest control. The ...Full Review
The staff sucks put it put bluntly. They are lazy and constantly changing. Del the current manager is lazy fat ----I have much contempt for his lack of real management skills demonstrated by his actions.
When we moved in our biggest ...Full Review