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Harbortown Terrace

560 State Street, Perth Amboy, NJ 08861
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12/23/13
Resident

Update May 2014: Conditions have not improved but have gotten worse! This is a nightmare living at Harbortown Terrace. My family and I have now endured water damage when it rains heavily, continued noise issues from neighbors blasting music. Newest issue:… Full Review ▶

10/29/13
Resident

Just moved out. Here's how it went. To start, the apartmetn wasnt finished and maintanence was still coming in the first 2 weeks we moved in to finish. within that time the water heater broke, then the dryer, then the upstiars… Full Review ▶

07/01/13
Resident

Worst living experience ever. The first night my family and I moved in there was a leak in my bedroom ceiling, but that wasn't the last of the leaks there were several leaks in our apartments that caused a lot of… Full Review ▶

06/29/11
Prospective Resident

I went there to look at the apartment. They told me that they had 1 apartment available to be view, that it's currently being worked on but will be complete prior to me moving in, which was in 3 weeks. I… Full Review ▶

02/28/11
Resident

I live in Harbortown Terrace since 2005 always I got problem with the sewer system, now nobody pick up the garbage, really don't move here looks nice, but is horrible this place. Full Review ▶

02/25/11
Resident

I moved here about 4 mths now and there is a big problem with bed bugs. I have not had a restful night in 2 months now. Then there is the noise from across the train tracks which I did not… Full Review ▶

02/03/11
Resident

This is the worst place you could ever live. They are all rude and the apartments are badly built. Every other day there is a crime. Last month someone was kileld in one of the apartments. Also there was a fire… Full Review ▶

07/19/10
Prospective Resident

I really need some honest opinions here. So I love Piscataway NJ but have been unable to find an apartment that I can say I like. I just visited Harbortown Ports and absolutely fell in love with the townhomes. I would… Full Review ▶

01/08/10
Prospective Resident

I checked out Harbortown Ports today (2 bedroom 1/2 bath town house) with a 2 car garage and found the apartment amazing. I've also read the reviews about Harbortown Terrace and agree that the Port side seems a lot nicer. My… Full Review ▶

01/05/10
Resident

Hello All I just want to make things clear about Harbortown houses. Harbortown consist of three phases, Phase one = Harbortown terrace apts Phase Two = Harbortown Sails Townhouses Phase Three = Harbortown Ports Townhouses Phase Four = construction starts June… Full Review ▶

12/17/09
Prospective Resident

I wanted to check this Apartment out as it looked nice in the picture. The Apartment is indeed good. For the price you pay you get quite a lot. One covered car deck, Washer dryer and dishwasher in the unit. 2… Full Review ▶

12/16/09
Prospective Resident

I am a single mom with 3 children and considering moving to Harbortown nj. How is this place and How are the schools near by. I have one daugther starting JHS and the other starting High School in September 2009. Im… Full Review ▶

12/08/09
Resident

Construction of the new Building 33 is well underway; located at the corner of High Street and Long Ferry Road. They have managed to build this mult-unit building RIGHT AT THE TRAIN TRACKS!! Depending on which side of the building, your… Full Review ▶

10/30/09
Resident

I have to respond to this because I am a single mother of two who works for a Luxury Car Dealership and I live in Harbortown. There are 3 different parts to Harbortown: Harbortown Sail(owners) Harbortown Terrace(renters:older apts/duplexes/townhomes) and Harbortown Ports(renters:newer… Full Review ▶

03/29/09
Prospective Resident

My husband and I are seriously considering moving to Harbortown Terrace with our two young children. After reading the reviews, we are quite skeptical about making the move. Is half of the things written about Harbortown Terrace true? For example, paper… Full Review ▶

02/03/09
Resident

We JUST signed our lease 3 days ago, and already hate the place. I sincerely wish we could afford to break the lease and go elsewhere. The ignorant property manager refused to give me the key to get into our brand… Full Review ▶

01/03/09
Resident

I actually lived in Harbortown Ports for a year from 2007 until 2008 and our neighbors behind us and beside us were a big disappointment. The first couple next to us had a young daughter and the teenagers would drive their… Full Review ▶

01/02/09
Prospective Resident

MY FAMILY AND I ARE CONSIDERING MOVING TO HARBORTOWN TERRACE OR PORTS IN THE SUMMER OF 2009, WE ARE MOVING FROM QUEENS, NY. I CANT BELIEVE ALL OF THE BAD REVIEWS. AFTER READING THE REVIEWS I DONT THINK I WANT TO… Full Review ▶

10/18/08
Resident

I have lived in Harbortown Ports since Sept. 1. So far, I have seen or experienced no problems with other tenants or safety issues. The complex is rather quiet, with a mix of families and adult tenants. No problems with noise… Full Review ▶

09/18/08
Resident

My Family and I have lived in Harbortown terrace since 2001. The need for a large apartment is the only thing that keeps us here. What makes me the mosy crazy is how little management cares about safety of tennents, and… Full Review ▶

06/23/08
Resident

Punks, thugs, hoodlums. Flat tires, sleepless nights, loud rap music. These are not a few of my favorite things. Pot smoke drifting in my windows, smashed beer bottles in the parking lot, drug baggies by the playground. Lewd dancing in the… Full Review ▶

06/23/08
Prospective Resident

Hi everyone, well unfortunately i did not read these reviews prior to signing the lease with my boyfriend so we're a little scared. One thing that I have noticed from the reviews is that the majority of the problems appear to… Full Review ▶

05/20/08
Resident

RUN FOR THE HILLS!!! DISGUSTING GHETTO APTS!!! PLEASE SAVE YOUR MONEY! We saw the place in the daytime during school hours & looked ok. 1st night we moved in some thugs sat on the back of my husband's car & wouldn't… Full Review ▶

02/26/08
Resident

Wow where do I start? Well I'm finally getting the hell out of here! My renting experience with this disgusting place was unbelieveable! I will start with this: When we were approved and had signed paperwork we were NOT permitted to… Full Review ▶

12/05/07
Resident

So finally they got our conract so we can sign the lease and pay. Everything seems to be working out to our advantage. I hope we dont have any real issues. I am so happy cuz this place is a lot… Full Review ▶

11/10/07
Resident

I've lived at harbortown for ~4 years. It has honestly been one of the worst decisions I have EVER made. The people living here are disgusting and disrespectful. I m going to be random about how I list things about this… Full Review ▶

10/10/07
Resident

High Street, which is the street that runs along the front of Harbortown, parallel to State Street is going to be opened up to general traffic and the entire length will become a 4 land divided street (2 lanes on each… Full Review ▶

09/05/07
Resident

Hi, My husband and I moved into Harbortown Ports...we were mesmerised by its beauty and the well manicured lawns...everything seemed to be too good to be TRUE...but it is...we like our new apartment...Yes I agree the Washer Dryer is small but… Full Review ▶

07/21/07
Prospective Resident

Ok, we haven't moved in yet, but we've made our down payment and are awaiting our move in date for a Townhouse in Harbortown Ports. After reading some of these reviews, I went to Harbortown on 4-5 occassions (at different times… Full Review ▶

07/17/07
Resident

I have lived in Harbortown Ports since 4/1/2007. I have not had anymore problems with heating and air conditioning and my washer/dryer have also been working well. The electrical outlet on my 1st floor balcony still does not work and they… Full Review ▶

07/01/07
Resident

i have lived in harbortown since 1999.i was also under the impression that this was an all working class community.the application process was extensive and the monthly requirements were a clear indicator that this community was on it's way to be… Full Review ▶

06/15/07
Resident

Can anyone give me any recent information. Most of the reviews are from 2004 and its now 2007. Have things changed at all? Full Review ▶

02/28/07
Resident

can anyone tell how the credit work with this complex.
can anyone tell me about harbortown ports apts. Full Review ▶

12/22/06
Resident


1. When I rented the apartment, in the Harbortown Terrace LLC in Perth Amboy, New Jersey, three days before I move in they told me my apartment have not the cartport as the other ones but they charges me as I… Full Review ▶

11/28/06
Resident

I came to Harbortown to look for an apartment for my son. It was Thanksgiving holiday time and the kids were all out of school. First of all, it was an unusually nice day for November. I did not see any… Full Review ▶

05/14/06
Resident

When you are ready to sign your lease there will be an excuse that the keys aren't available for the apartment you want. Trust me, if you can't go inside, go see where your unit is located. This is very important.… Full Review ▶

12/23/05
Resident

You are right. The building materials are cheap and everything breaks in the house. The adults in HTT are worse than the children. They are Loud and rude. The kids write on the walls and destroy the aluminun siding by burning… Full Review ▶

11/26/05
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10/05/05
Resident

I have lived in Harbortown for a little over a year. The apartments are very spacious and whenever we had a maintenance problem, the gentlemen from maintenance were prompt and polite.

On the down side, the rules about pets are a… Full Review ▶

08/31/05
Resident

I MOVED INTO THIS COMPLEX A LITTLE OVER A YEAR AGO. IT'S A BIG DEVELOPMENT AND A VERY BUSY ONE. BUT OVER ALL IT'S NICE I READ WHAT OTHER PEOPLE WRITE ABOUT AND IT'S NOT WHAT THEY MAKE IT SEEM LIKE… Full Review ▶

08/25/05
Resident

Let first start by saying that when I came to Harbortown, I was in awe by the apartment. Lovely apartment, with more than enough space for the price. I moved in around middle of September, so I think kids were either… Full Review ▶

08/16/05
Resident

This place should be called the Projects!! We moved here 3 months ago due to the large layout of the apts. Which are great! I read the reviews before I moved and didn't beleive it because I felt I needed to… Full Review ▶

06/24/05
Resident

Not too bad..Need more secutity presence!!! Full Review ▶

01/28/05
Resident

Location is smack in the middle between NYC and Jersey Shore. It?s incredibly convenient. Considering everything more bang for your buck here. Compared to other overpriced communities. Nice layout and lots of space. There no high rises, so it?s not as… Full Review ▶

11/29/04
Resident

Hi,

This apartment is a nightmare and i recommend no one to go in for these aparts..


my house was robbed within 2 months of moving into this horrible place..
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09/07/04
Resident

i just recently moved into harbortown and have not really seen any off the problems everyone else is talking about except a lot of kids. My only grip is the condition of the development due to all of the construction. I… Full Review ▶

07/21/04
Resident

I was told that some of these apartments were giving to "SECTION 8", since they could not sell all of them, This location is good for a commuter, but not to raise a family, especially with the students foul language low… Full Review ▶

07/02/04
Resident

This is true, one of my friend got this information from the local cop. Day by day its getting worse and the management doesn't seem to care.

I live in the apartment too. I felt horrified, when my apartment was… Full Review ▶

05/09/04
Resident

Planning to move in with the family, it's not at all a good place. I had stayed in this apartment for past 3 years. Day by day the living condition is getting worsening.
I am moving out this month. Kids (10-12)… Full Review ▶

04/28/04
Resident

I´m on my second lease with Harbortown Terrace. I really wish my family and I could move but because of convenience and price, we cannot yet. My first neighbor was stoned most of the time, and would blast his stereo until… Full Review ▶

04/21/04
Resident

I have been here for 8 months now...as a single guy working in Manhattan, Compared to other NJ cities in NJ newark,and nyc for that matter this is a good deal...I can catch a 30 min express train to Penn station… Full Review ▶

04/18/04
Resident

If you are not concerned about the safety of our family and your personnel things, then you can think about moving or buying here.




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04/13/04
Resident

Beware...I read the previous review. It is true. Many items were stolen from my apartment last month. Cops come and take a list and nothing after that.

Management doesn´t care about the existing tenants and they keep building more apartments… Full Review ▶

04/09/04
Resident

This apartment was so good, when I moved in 3 years ago. Now, its the worst place.

No guarantee for any thing.
Last week, my apartment was robbed and many expensive items were taken. Cops say almost every week they… Full Review ▶

03/02/04
Resident

I just recently seperated with my husband and moved out of Harbortown. I can tell you that when we first moved in we were very happy with the space. The floorplans are quite impressive and the washer dryer in every unit,… Full Review ▶

01/06/04
Resident

Where should I start? Cheap construction materials (walls, furnace, toilets, insulation & doors), or the ghetto kids that are turning this complex into another project.

Harbortown Terrace is turning into a high price projects. The kids that live here with… Full Review ▶

11/12/03
Resident

I have been in Harbortown for 7 month now and I can?t wait until my lease expires so I can take my family and run. There is just to much section 8 family in this complex. Harbortown is a beautiful place,… Full Review ▶

07/16/03
Resident

This is just a word of advise, if you considering buying a town house I suggest you do not buy it in Harbortown Terrace. This place is getting quicly infested with section 8 families that contribute nothing, but headaches. Most of… Full Review ▶

05/20/03
Resident

As a brand-new occupant, I wish I had done a little more research online prior to signing the lease, as most of the comments I´ve read so far are pretty negative. That said, here´s the first month assessment:

The space… Full Review ▶

04/29/03
Resident

I have been living in Harbor town for almost 2 years now. I have to say that I have been very happy with my apartment as far as living space is concern, plenty of living space. My complaint is with how… Full Review ▶

04/21/03
Resident

The GOOD: Great layout design and plenty of living space. Kitchen is open with enough room to work with a partner. Maintance is great. Friendly plus they finish the job quickly and correctly! The grounds are kept in reasonably good condition… Full Review ▶

04/20/03
Resident

This place is straight trash. I?ve been here 3 years now, and it gets worse each year. First off, the place is cheaply made. The walls are like paper, the paint is cheap, screws are always falling out of things, and… Full Review ▶

03/28/03
Resident

The apartments are very spacious and comfortable. The construction is horrible and very unstable, constructed with the cheapest materials. Management does not care about the tenants or the environment, they are only interested in making money. Not only is there a… Full Review ▶

11/08/02
Resident

To be truthful... when I read the other reviews, I couldn?t believe how much they sounded like my own thoughts about this place.

Positives: Spacious apartments and nice floorplan. I will miss that when I move. It?s also extremely close… Full Review ▶

10/07/02
Resident

I have only being n Harbortown Terrace for 3 month and so far I have seen sevaral things that I do not like. Too many kids playing and screaming in the parking lots. The worst hing that HarborTown terrace has done… Full Review ▶

10/07/02
Resident

I do not recommend this apartment to anyone that is looking for a deccent place to raise their family. Too many section 8 family in HarborTown which is lowerin the living standard.I hope that this changes soon, or I will have… Full Review ▶

09/30/02
Resident

This place is terrible. They were poorly constructed. The tenants must share the same wall because you can hear everything that your next door neighbor does.

There is a lot of Section 8 and they let their children run wild.… Full Review ▶

09/08/02
Resident

We have been here two years and once our lease is up we will be moving. When we first moved in it seemed like a nice place to live, but over the last year it has fallen apart. Since they accept… Full Review ▶

05/31/02
Resident

I would not recommend this place to anyone that I like. I lived there for 2 years. It looks nice but like someone else said, the walls are paper thin. Parking is a pain. If you have kids, there is no… Full Review ▶

04/16/02
Resident

We have been here for 2.5 yrs. Can not beat the price we pay for our large apartment. The neighborhood is questionable. It is a bit dirty, but appears to be safe. The management company is not overly friendly or accomodating.… Full Review ▶

02/11/02
Resident

I lived in this complex from Dec. 1998 - August 1999. It appears to look like a nice place, but it is not. I agree with the other review, safety is a huge concern. Not only that, the walls and floors… Full Review ▶

07/17/01
Resident

Harbortown offers spacious 2-level and 1-level apartments at a superb value. The problem is... the allowance of section VIII renters is bringing the quality of occupants to a very low level. There are children running around out of control and loud.… Full Review ▶

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Units

BedsBathsEstimated Rent
21 $ 1943
21.5 $ 2372
22 $ 1666
22.5 $ 1515
31 $ 2306
32 $ 2101
32.5 $ 1653
33 $ 2078
42.5 $ 2766
43 $ 3380

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