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07/25/14
Verified Resident

I have not had a pleasant experience thus far. There have been multiple communication and maintenance issues. Based on my interactions to this point, I cannot in good faith recommend this complex to anyone else. I sincerely hope things turn around.… Full Review ▶

06/23/14
Verified Resident

Not the worst place I've ever lived. You get what you pay for, and these apartments are very affordable. They are currently renovating them, which means my unit has new carpet, paint and appliances. However, it seems like their contractor they… Full Review ▶

06/18/14
Verified Resident

Since I have stayed here my experience has been okay. I moved into a nice clean apartment. Not one bug in the 6 months I have lived here. Every maintenance request has been handled within an appropriate time frame or accomodations… Full Review ▶

06/10/14
Verified Resident

I have enjoyed living here I have been here about 3 years. Our new manager Sandra keeps her word thank you Sandra for your assistance. We are close to stores, Eateries, work churches and other areas. It is very quiet in… Full Review ▶

03/18/14
Resident

Unfortunately, you can tell all of the reviews below are completely falsified by their own management team. This place is TERRIBLE. If you want to feel harassed and stalked by your own leasing office then please move here. They never fix… Full Review ▶

08/27/13
Prospective Resident

The staff is really awesome and the renivations look amazing! Full Review ▶

08/23/13
Prospective Resident

I took a tour here yesterday and was suprised by all the changes taking place. The renovated apartments look great! Staff was super friendly! Full Review ▶

08/23/13
Resident

Oaks is cool. I just moved here for the school year and like it so far. Friendly staff, solid amenities and everything is being renovated! Full Review ▶

08/22/13
Prospective Resident

The changes that are being made are awesome. Im very glad to see the improvements being done. It's not as noisy as it used to be and much cleaner. The biggest change is the management!! Keep up the good work! Full Review ▶

08/22/13
Resident

It is much cleaner and the property manager has really taken care of the people causing trouble. The office staff is helpful and friendly...maintenance is fast and thorough and its looking much better than ive seen it before. Im excited about… Full Review ▶

08/22/13
Resident

I can tell some great changes are being made. I feel like we finally have some hope here and people really care. Full Review ▶

08/21/13
Resident

The renovations at Oaks on the River are awesome! They are really doing a great job! The staff are so friendly. I really love living here! Full Review ▶

08/20/13
Resident

I have been highly satisfied with Oaks on the River! The staff, atmosphere, and apartments have exceeded my expectations. I am actually renewing my lease because of how satisfied I was during my first one! :-) Full Review ▶

08/19/13
Resident

I am always weary of new management. I can honestly say that I feel good about everything that is happening around my apartment. I had some work done in my apartment this past week and the manager came down to see… Full Review ▶

07/06/13
Resident

Though I have been disappointed overly yet I see hope and change taking place around the facility and community there is hope here and I believe in a near future the disorder will settle with the new management on bord. I… Full Review ▶

07/05/13
Resident

this place has came a long way. they are doing better. Full Review ▶

06/28/13
Resident

Really has changed alot around the apartments. Apartments are completely different inside and appliances are new. The staff was helpful and friendly. The new management has really turned this place around. I def recommend this place to my friends. Full Review ▶

06/27/13
Resident

I was greeted with the entire staff standing up to greet me. I have never seen that before. It was pretty cool. I lived here years ago so I am familiar with the property...I must admit the management company is doing… Full Review ▶

06/20/13
Prospective Resident

The new company that has taken over has made some great changes to the property and the apartments. Great price since it does include water. Full Review ▶

07/07/12
Resident

Let's go with positive things to negative things. Positive: It was very affordable. $489 included water every month and the deposit was only $99. We had pets and the pet deposit was $300 that they let us split into 3 monthly… Full Review ▶

07/02/12
Resident

NEVER RENT FROM HERE.NOTHING EVER GETS FIXED,PEST CONTROL OMG,I HAVE NOTHING GOOD TO SAY ABOUT THIS COMPLEX. Full Review ▶

05/22/12
Resident

I have been a tenant at the park for two years now and have seen a significant change in the facilities and staff. They provide great customer service and will work with you in order for your needs to be met...I… Full Review ▶

05/21/12
Resident

I'm a student that's lived in a one bedroom here for a little over a year and I haven't haven't really had any complaints, it's a great set up for a student. The apartment has been well maintained, I've always felt… Full Review ▶

01/10/12
Resident

I have been living here at the Park for three years now, and yes there has been many changes from staff members to new owners. I am coming up for a renewal in May and I am very pleased to say… Full Review ▶

09/08/11
Resident

I lived in The Park on West Broad for 3 years. I know everything there is to know about the complex and it's staff. I will give credit where it is due. When I first moved into this place I dealt… Full Review ▶

09/08/11
Resident

FIRST OF ALL THE MANAGERS ARE RUDE AND THEY SUCK the how samantha did not walk me though my apartment and did not give me my TWO referrels money it took them 7 months to fix my closet that was borke… Full Review ▶

08/02/11
Resident

Never rent from this apartment complex. They will never fix anything in your apartment until you threaten to call corporate and sometimes even that doesn't work. They do not care about their tenants only themselves. If you sign a lease with… Full Review ▶

07/20/11
Resident

I have lived here for a few years, and have seen renters come and go. With the recent recession,I am financially unable to just pick up and find somewhere else to move. Over the last 6 months, the type of people… Full Review ▶

12/06/10
Resident

OMG! This is the WORST apartment complex in Athens. DO NOT MOVE HERE! The apartments suck and they are roach infested. I am a very clean person and I cleaned thoroughly and daily and there were still bugs and roaches. My… Full Review ▶

08/13/10
Resident

Maintenance sucks..They also have false advertisement.No new carpet,The bathrooms were dirty with a empty tissue roll on the bathroom sink..It's only one small pool that's open in the late summer and I wouldn't let a stray dog swim in it..I mean… Full Review ▶

07/31/10
Resident

In one word Management Sucks-----Renee and Samantha or two of the most unprofessional I have ever meet in my 50 years on this earth. I would not recommend a stray dog to the Park. The one bedrooms are a Eyesore outside… Full Review ▶

10/26/09
Resident

Ive been livig in The Park for 2 yrs now and Ive reached my limit.The maintance SUCKS!!!!!! They fix things when it's convenient and even then they do just enough to get you off their back.The description in the Apartment Finder… Full Review ▶

05/31/09
Resident

my car was broken into here, dirty sinks, paint on floor! Do not move here the staff is terrible we lived without a light in our bedroom the whole time we lived there. well they did fix it the day MY… Full Review ▶

10/12/08
Resident

I lived in this complex for a year as a graduate student. I wanted an inexpensive option to live alone and found the Park to be an adequate solution. I was able to have a pet (the $300 fee is average… Full Review ▶

08/30/08
Resident

This is the worst place with the WORST management I've ever encountered. Yea ----- ur a -----!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I am a current resident and have a cochroach problem they notified me that it was my problem. I'm alergic to cochroaches and have… Full Review ▶

12/10/07
Resident

I would not recommend that anyone live here. I used to be an employee for this community I chose to resign due to various reasons. ONE MAJOR REASON is that the corporate office does not care about the residents. They are… Full Review ▶

12/05/07
Resident

The D apartment building had a big old tree that was scheduled to be taken down, as it had the colored tag rope around it. aparently, it never got done, and the on Thanksgiving, the tree actually fell onto the D… Full Review ▶

09/28/07
Resident

The cheap rent is exactly what you get..cheap housing filled with the WORST maintainance staff imaginable..Me and my husband lived here while we went to grad school.I don't know why they bother to do criminal background checks on people--because they let… Full Review ▶

09/27/07
Resident

The Park, what can i say that hasn't been said. well, me and my partner lived here for two years, no problems the first year. but the second year has been hell. they will not fix anything, AND I DO MEAN… Full Review ▶

09/12/07
Resident

This place is small, has TONS of bugs that you can't get rid of, and the maintenence took FOREVER to come. I had a window that wouldn't close for 6 weeks in the winter despite the 3 calls I made to… Full Review ▶

08/06/07
Resident

The place is built for elves, everthing is freakishly small, all the cabinets and closets. Bugs are everwhere. Full Review ▶

07/30/07
Resident

I thought this place was a deal. I chose to ignore the negative reviews on this site. I was wrong. Before I'd lived here a week there was graffiti written and CARVED on my door. Security took four hours to show… Full Review ▶

12/11/06
Resident

My hallway smells like a dungeon bar and there are stains on the carpet in the hallway the looks like 'Sammy the Bull' drug a bleeding dead body over the carpet. The overall feeling of this place is depressing. If you… Full Review ▶

11/11/06
Resident

PLEASE, PLEASE, PLEASE DO NOT MOVE HERE!!!!! I live on the 2nd floor and the walls are so thin that I can here the ceiling fan from the neighbors downstairs, not to mention their loud spanish music day and night. My… Full Review ▶

08/25/06
Resident

Noise is a MAJOR problem here. There is little to no response to complaints made to staff or police. Walls and ceilings/floors are very thin. This place was spun to us aas great for grad students. Don't believe it. If you… Full Review ▶

07/02/06
Resident

I've lived here for almost 4 years, and I don't think the apartments are that bad. I've seen a few cockroaches and spiders, but that's to be expected in even the best of apartments. The staff quality has declined over time… Full Review ▶

07/02/06
Resident

On average, I had to kill probably two cockroaches a week in my apartment. Spiders, cockroaches, anoles, they're all there! Maintenance's main line of defense against pests? Quote: "They're harmless."

The people in the leasing office were nice enough, but I'd need… Full Review ▶

06/10/06
Resident

I lived in a 2bedroom with another girl for a 10month lease. We made sure that we got an apartment next to the office, so we were mostly living next to low-income families and it was usually always quiet. We never… Full Review ▶

05/26/06
Resident

The website makes it look nice, even inviting. The gangsta's in the parking lot, vicious dogs and giant cockroaches do not. Staff is friendly at first, but that's their job, isn't it... to lure you in? Definatlely not for singles, esp.… Full Review ▶

12/12/05
Resident

This place lets scary and shady people rent here. The maintenance sucks. The leasing office is nice though...

Overall, do not live here if you are a college student looking for a SAFE place to live with nice and friendly neighbors...this is… Full Review ▶

08/22/05
Resident

This place is a Ghetto, not only do they have crime, it is FILTHY and NASTY. The office staff will keep your security deposit, PERIOD! They will LIE and tell you you will get it back and then refuse to pay!… Full Review ▶

06/28/05
Resident

I broke my lease and moved out of here for several reasons. I explicity asked the management before moving in if they had problems with crime. They said that sometimes there were car break-ins, but that was all. They failed to… Full Review ▶

05/14/05
Resident

i've lived in a two bedroom for just over a year and have only had one complaint - no washer/ dryer connections. this place is older but well kept, the office people are really nice and maintenance is really quick. i'm… Full Review ▶

02/28/05
Resident

They were horible with maintance, there was an ongoing no matter how many times and different products they used the spider problem was extreem and this was in the winter!!!! When they actually do spray your aparment for bugs they always… Full Review ▶

01/28/05
Resident

I chose this place becasue it was cheap and they offered a 6 month lease. However, I would not recommend these apartments to anyone, especially women college students who are living alone. I did not feel safe anywhere in the complex,… Full Review ▶

11/24/04
Resident

lived in one bedroom with husband the maintenance crew are the biggest bunch of Sped's i have ever seen when we first moved in they put the motor backwards in our refrigerator. We had the worst noisy neightbors that our couresty… Full Review ▶

10/29/04
Resident

it is on tv just about ervery day. The woman lived in a first floor apartment by the pool. Single ladies watch out. This place is scary at night.

The laundry room is somewhere you should not go alone at night.

The… Full Review ▶

10/24/04
Resident

I saw one of the old service guys out recently and he told me that this place has ASBESTOS..it is in the floor under the carpet. CAN YOU BELIEVE they get away with this?

RUN AWAY from here if you don't want… Full Review ▶

07/08/04
Resident

You won't find a better deal in Athens. AFter reading the other posts I am shocked. I have been here for 2 years and yes the management has changed but only the "top dog". The other folks in the office have… Full Review ▶

06/27/04
Resident

1) Bugs...lots of them...despite cleaning and monthly pest control that you have to remember to ask for (they nixed my idea of forcing them to come every month on basic principle). Plus, my neighbors had a bug problem but wouldn't call… Full Review ▶

06/22/04
Resident

After reading the last two reviews, I wasn't sure if we were all living at the same place. Im about to finish my PhD and have been here since the beginning and the only problem I've had is having my mail… Full Review ▶

06/20/04
Resident

i would just like to say that i wrote one of those other reviews that is very negative, and that i am not the "riff raff" whoever. i am a college student, who just graduated --- laude, and i just happened… Full Review ▶

05/01/04
Resident

Woman found murdered in her apartment the week I moved in. Also have had people bang on my window at 3:30 and 4 in the morning. Most the time there are groups of men standing in the parking lot that will… Full Review ▶

02/23/04
Resident

I lived at College Place for nearly two years while attending the University and had an excelent experience. The office staff was extremely friendly, maintenance was quick to respond, I NEVER felt threatened with the courtesy officers and police officers living… Full Review ▶

02/12/04
Resident

Very cheap but you can hear everything in the apartments. The walls are uber thin causing a few sleepless nights from the loud people who live next door and my loud slutty roommate.



I?m really unsure of the safty of… Full Review ▶

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