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Fireside Park

735 Monroe Street, Rockville, MD 20850
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Apartment Rating
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City Average
04/28/14
Resident

I've lived at Fireside for 5 years. During that time the property has been sold 4 times, and we've had as many as 10 different management teams run the place. Some good, some bad - but they always got the job… Full Review ▶

10/28/13
Resident

my name is ---------------, and my address is 733 monroe street apt --- rockville, md 20850. i moved here in the spring of 2012. and i have to say that the service i have been receiving from the staff is excellent.… Full Review ▶

10/16/13
Resident

Great apartment. Best price and reasonably close to metro. Management and maintanence on point with everything. Parking is free and neighborhood is safe. Great porch, perfect batchelor pad. Pool in the summer. Dogwood park next door. Bike trails. Really no complaints.… Full Review ▶

09/24/13
Resident

Don t move here! These buildings have thin walls and you will hear every single thing all of your neighbors are doing in their apartment. Even if your neighbors are NOT noisy, you will still hear them. And if anyone in… Full Review ▶

08/16/13
Resident

I finally was able to move out of this dump. There are dead rats all over the garbage bins. It is disgusting and dangerous for residents and their children. The buildings are falling apart, water leaks, mold growing in apartments, failing… Full Review ▶

07/22/13
Resident

I really enjoy living at Fireside in Rockville- been here over 2 years. The location is fantastic, i'm not paying for parking and I have so much green space, a park to enjoy just steps away, a pool and i'm a… Full Review ▶

05/27/13
Resident

My husband and I love living in Fireside Park. The complex is older, which is great because there is a lot of green space and many mature trees. Our building is actually new, though - I think it was something like… Full Review ▶

02/05/13
Resident

Update below! I have not moved in yet, so I will come back and update this review when I do. Right now, I can only review my experience with the leasing process. First of all, the price and location are, compared… Full Review ▶

Manager Response
11/06/12
Resident

Cons: The Staff: ----- Park is one of the rudest people I have ever met in my entire life. She is so condescending and nasty and has absolutely no people or customer service skills whatsoever. She treats her co-workers and the… Full Review ▶

08/03/12
Resident

Jayne Park manages a great property! She leads a courteous, friendly, and knowledgeable team who are quick to respond to service requests. During the recent change in property ownership, Jayne's tireless efforts greatly helped the transition process as seamless as possible.… Full Review ▶

07/24/12
Resident

Great location - I moved in this spring and have been very happy. The metro is within walking distance, as is the movies and Rockville Town Center. The community is very quaint and well maintained, even if slightly older. My apartment… Full Review ▶

06/01/12
Resident

We have been living here for 2 years now and it has been horrible. If you call maintenance, it will take them 3 days to show up, if they come at all. Our front door lock broke on a saturday night… Full Review ▶

04/11/12
Resident

The property is in great disrepair and had lead paint chips put into the environment last year when a non-certified contracting company did work that violated the EPA's regulation on advising residents of the dangers of lead paint. Any company seriously… Full Review ▶

10/01/11
Resident

I have to stay I have been a resident of Fireside Park for over 7 years. I have seen many manager's come and go but I must say Tamara Hill has really turned this place around. I had an issue in… Full Review ▶

09/20/11
Prospective Resident

My boyfriend and I narrowly escaped moving into this complex. At first we were very happy with them, but later found that living here would be a big mistake. When we were apartment hunting, we visited the leasing office and were… Full Review ▶

09/14/11
Resident

I moved in in May 2011, and moved out Sept 2011, when we found a house. In that time, I grew to love this apartment complex, and the wonderful people who ran it. Tamara is a joy to work with, and… Full Review ▶

07/12/11
Resident

I cannot even believe it myself but a SECOND tree has fallen on my car while parked in the parking lot in just about 18 months. There are always tree branches fallen after storms around the property. The power goes out… Full Review ▶

06/01/11
Resident

The management team is doing much better than the previous owners, Equity Real Estate. Sabrina is extremely courteous and does everything she can to ensure your concerns are addressed. The older woman in the office seems to be very busy most… Full Review ▶

03/23/11
Resident

So my husband and I left Fireside apartments maybe 3 months ago. We left our apartment in perfect condition, maybe even cleaner than when they gave it to us. The management returned our security deposit minus $100 and wrote on the… Full Review ▶

09/10/10
Resident

The change in management has made an enormous difference. Any problems are addressed quickly. Renovations are coming soon - new plumbing is already in place. The location is fantastic. Just close enough to everything, but off the beaten path. Walking distance… Full Review ▶

07/07/10
Resident

I moved here 3 months ago and I love it, I have heard stories of how it used to be but from what I hear it hasnt been the same since the new management took over! The apartments are spacious and… Full Review ▶

05/12/10
Resident

I really enjoy living at fireside park. since the change in mangement I have seen the property turn around 100% . the office staff is much better than the staff that fireside park had before... they actually address my mantanice tickets… Full Review ▶

05/12/10
Resident

I love the office staff and maintenance. They are all courteous and efficent. Management is proactive and professional. I love it!! Full Review ▶

09/10/09
Resident

This place is horrible, especially the management. If you have noisy neighbors, you are either going to have to learn to live with it, or move out. The management at this place is also a joke. The people who work in… Full Review ▶

08/29/09
Resident

I am writing to complain about unfair treatment after I moved out of Fireside Park Apartments (located in 735 Monroe Street, Rockville, MD 20850). One and half years ago when I moved in Apt# 747-202, the carpet and other facilities in… Full Review ▶

06/05/09
Resident

Don't even try it. I've been stuck here 3 years (and believe me, if even humanly possible to move, I would!!!). I've lived in some rough neighborhoods, crappy housing, but NOTHING takes the cake over Fireside as far as how badly… Full Review ▶

04/27/09
Resident

Camel back crickets and huge black crickets are infesting the apartments especially the ones on the first floor but they are to be found in the hall way too.Cannot wait to move out! Noise is also unbearable, it seems that residents… Full Review ▶

02/25/09
Resident

This is one of the worst places I have ever lived. The area is nice... but this apartment complex is just awful! I have never dealt such unorganized people. On our move in day, we drove 2 hours with our U-Haul… Full Review ▶

12/11/07
Resident

Where should I start...... One good thing about it is that I have a boyfriend who knows how to fix things :) Washer never works, you have to drag it and conect to the sink, which is a PAIN! The buildings… Full Review ▶

10/21/07
Prospective Resident

I HAVE LIVED AT FIRESIDE FOR ABOUT 5 YRS NOW. I LOVE THE ATMOSPHERE AND THE PEOPLE BUT MANAGEMENT IS HORRIBLE. WE HAVE CALLED ABOUT PUTTING SOME SCREENS ON OUR WINDOWS ABOUT A YR NOW AND NO ONE HAS RESPONDED TO… Full Review ▶

09/13/07
Resident

We moved into Fireside Park more than a month ago. At the time we noted that several of the appliances were broken, and were assured they would be repaired by the time we moved in. They weren't, and still haven't been,… Full Review ▶

06/10/07
Resident

This place is the worst place I have ever lived. The management from the corporate office down to the rental office is corrupt and dishonest. The website talks about the amenities, all of my appliances were and are older than my… Full Review ▶

04/24/07
Resident

If you are thinking of renting here think twice.

Used to live at this place(2006). Management is rude. No one in the office knows anything. They just say the manager will get back to you. Oh god ...thats a joke.

Maintenance… Full Review ▶

03/05/07
Resident

Eugenia

I've decided not to renew my lease after being misinformed several times and not to mention the drug activity that has been going on in my building and dealing with the police as well i do not feel safe and am… Full Review ▶

01/22/07
Resident

apartments are not bad.
poor windows, poor doors. Full Review ▶

12/08/06
Resident

This place just keeps getting better and better. (NOT.) I got a notice on my door yesterday that they have discovered BED BUGS in my building and their "aggressive elimination plan" includes making the affected tenants wash and seal in bags… Full Review ▶

12/03/06
Resident

Fire Side Park apartmetns are horrible. stay away, stay away. Full Review ▶

08/24/06
Resident

OK, THAT POST ON 06/27/2006 IS DEFINITELY MANAGEMENT! THIS PLACE IS HORRIBLE. DO YOUR SELF A FAVOR AND DO NOT RENT AT FIRESIDE PARK. IT IS NASTY, NASTY, NASTY. Full Review ▶

07/10/06
Resident

Under no circumstances should anyone with children, pets or self-respect move into this place.

I've lived here 7 years and for the last 3 I've been unwilling to leave the apartment after dark; and I say this as a black-belt in Karate.… Full Review ▶

06/27/06
Resident

I lived in Fireside for 2 years and NEVER EVER experienced anything that is posted on this website. One should be suspicious when the writer does not leave an email address to verify the negativity. Anyone is welcome to email me… Full Review ▶

06/25/06
Resident

OK, FIRESIDE PARK IS THE WORST PLACE I HAVE EVER LIVED! LAST NIGHT MY CAR (AND SEVERAL OTHERS) WERE BROKEN INTO. THEY STOLE MY BURNED CDS AND MY 100 DOLLAR CD PLAYER. GIVE ME A BREAK.... WHAT KIND OF TWO DOLLAR… Full Review ▶

05/12/06
Resident

If you're really considering renting an apartment here, your crazy. Do a drive-by, take a tour, and speak to the rude management staff. Stick to your first gut-feeling, and get the hell out of there. Smack yourself a couple of times… Full Review ▶

05/08/06
Resident

This is easily the worst apartment complex I've ever lived in, though it didn't start out that way. In that assessment, I include off-campus student housing during college, where I had to fight off palmetto bugs with a stick.

Initially, the place… Full Review ▶

04/11/06
Resident

I've lived in this complex for several years and the management has gone completely downhill (from what I understand, the office has flipped at least once). You have to keep on them if you need anything done. The customer service is… Full Review ▶

03/13/06
Resident

FIRESIDE IS SUCH A GHETTO. AND IT IS GETTING WORSE EVERY DAY. I'VE LIVED HERE FOR ALMOST 6 MONTHS. I SEE ABSOLUTELY NO SECURITY PRESENCE HERE. I'M SCARED AT NIGHT. PEDRO, CARLOS AND HERNENDEZ ALONG WITH THEIR 15 OTHER NON ENGLISH… Full Review ▶

02/15/06
Resident

After adding up all the utilities and miscellaneous additional charges, I could not believe it was well over 1600 dollars a month for such an unkept and mis-managed place. There are so many problems with this place that I dont know… Full Review ▶

12/28/05
Resident

Dont move here, office staff is so bad and rude... dont think about moving here...

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09/28/05
Resident

I LIVED AT THE FIRESIDE PARK APARTMENTS FOR JUST ONE YEAR (I COULDN'T WAIT TO GET THE HECK OUT). IT WAS A TERRIBLE PLACE TO LIVE. I HATED IT. THE APARTMENTS ARE OLD AND FALLING APART. THE CARPET WAS OLD AND… Full Review ▶

07/30/05
Resident

HORRIBLE!!! Full Review ▶

06/21/05
Resident

Fireside management assured me, that this complex had a lot of professional people... The truth is: Fireside is a multi-cultural trailer park, assisted low-income housing, and a crime ridden Babylon. I had not seen another professional in my whole time there.… Full Review ▶

05/26/05
Resident

MOVING INTO FIRESIDE PARK WAS THE WORST DECISION OF MY LIFE! THE MANAGEMENT STAFF IS TERRIBLE!! RUDE AND TOTALLY INCOMPETENT! LET ME SAY THAT AGAIN: THE MANAGEMENT IS TERRIBLE!! RENTER BEWARE!! THE APARTMENT ITSELF IS TERRIBLE, OLD CARPET, OLD APPLIANCES, AND… Full Review ▶

02/15/05
Resident

My husband and I have lived at Fireside Park for just over 1 year. We did opt to renew our lease, only becuase we have so much stuff and a dog. We chose Fireside Park becuase it was one of the… Full Review ▶

01/04/05
Resident

I can't comment much about the maintenance or community features, so I'll leave them all average ratings so to not horribly affect the averages.

But I turned around and walked out of the rental office after my appointment and didnt think… Full Review ▶

06/25/04
Resident

If you don't mind understaffed and slow management and maintenance groups, plus old beat-up apartments, VERY creaky ceilings, and old washer and dryers, then maybe this is the place for you because it is relatively cheap. Otherwise go somewhere else. Full Review ▶

06/21/04
Resident

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02/25/04
Resident

I was very hesitant to rent my home at Fireside Park after reading all the negative reviews online. It took me 4 months to decide. However, after visiting the development several times, walking the grounds to see for myself, asking tenants… Full Review ▶

11/18/03
Resident

I was recently contacted to update my review, by someone that did not share my feelings regarding Fireside Apartments. After 2 years of reflection, I stand-by my comments. My husband and I used the equity to construct a new house in… Full Review ▶

10/31/03
Resident

After living there for 6 years (biggest mistake of my life) I have a pretty good idea of the way things work. The office managers are rude and ineffective. They have been through 5 in the time I stayed there. It… Full Review ▶

10/13/03
Resident

Don?t believe anything you are told by the staff, they have very short memories. Get everything in writing, especially maintenance issues or "we?ll be there tomorrow" will turn into "oh, was that really four weeks ago?" Cheap carpet, cheap paint, kitchen… Full Review ▶

09/24/03
Resident

Like most apartments you will have some problems, but over all the location and the layout are great Full Review ▶

09/19/03
Resident

I survived at fireside for 7 month only and had to move out.
There are couple main issues:
1.Total lack of sound insulation. You will be able to hear everything: people talk, people
cough, people walk, etc. And if they scream (using "F"… Full Review ▶

09/15/03
Resident

These apartments are poorly maintained and repairs are not done in a timely manner. There are insects everywhere and mold and mildew on the walls. Needless to say that we did not want to renew the lease. The management then came… Full Review ▶

09/08/03
Resident

My sister just moved in last June. She´s on the bottom floor, and there are repeated leaks in the bedroom closet from the airconditioning unit above. These leaks have grown mold, and maintenance only came to fix it once, for her… Full Review ▶

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