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Mozart Management

515 S Aiken Ave # 1, Pittsburgh, PA 15232
15%
182
Reviews
15%
% Recommended
52%
City Average
09/25/14
Resident

Mozart's Pennsylvania Bldg. Apartment 212- on move in day the apartment was filthy, full of dirt, grime, mold, rust, & HAIR - an absolute bio hazard. We sent a dozen photos (a few attached here) to the management complaining of the… Full Review ▶

01/07/14
Resident

terrible customer service Full Review ▶

01/07/14
Resident

Morrowfield apatments (2715 Murray ave) The worst management I've ever dealt with. No matter what you ask them to do they won't deliver. The maintenance technicians can't boil an egg. I called the Mozart one day asking them to repair some… Full Review ▶

10/20/13
Resident

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09/18/13
Resident

The best management ever. Really super responsive. Always pro-active and they ask if there are issues that they can help fix before you go to them. They are really very courteous and helpful when you have questions. Pros: Helpful Management -… Full Review ▶

08/15/13
Resident

If you are ever looking for an apartment in Pittsburgh, never go to Mozart Management. People you are going to deal with are just so terrible, you don't want to make another headache in you life. They are not personal at… Full Review ▶

05/11/13
Resident

Literally the worst company I have ever dealt with. Their maintenance staff rarely knows how to actually fix any issues in your apartment. If you make a large complaint, they tell you the have up to 3 months to help you.… Full Review ▶

04/17/13
Resident

It's a really terrible experience to live in Mozart Apartment for one year. You don't have any privacy, because the management will get in your apartment at any time. Almost three weeks ago, they knocked at my door and wanted me… Full Review ▶

02/06/13
Resident

I rent at the Highmont in Shadyside. Pros -There is plenty of parking but it can get crowded depending on which Highmont building you live in (parking is $40 a month this year). -The neighborhood is nice and quiet for the… Full Review ▶

01/20/13
Resident

So i first looked at this website a year ago after i already signed a lease to live in the Wendover building. I was so scared from all these reviews. I am a student at pitt and really didnt want any… Full Review ▶

01/07/13
Resident

NON-Stop machine and random crashing noises coming from in the walls. I think they are up to no good! Full Review ▶

01/01/13
Resident

Stay away from them. I am speaking here for Wendover Apartments in Squirrel Hill. The building is ancient and everything else like in lobby is as old as the building. The Mozart management are worst management company I have seen, they… Full Review ▶

12/16/12
Resident

Lot's of people complain about this place, but here's the bottom line. Mozart apartments is all business. They stick to their policy's and do nothing extra to help their tenants. Like most business they want their money, and as much as… Full Review ▶

11/19/12
Resident

Horrible if you prefer shopping online to going to stores. We have lost so many packages, stolen furniture? OK, that's valuable. But com'on, roll paper, coffee filter, shampoo, conditioner, ipad case, even gift cards??? WTF ? Whoever living nearby that is… Full Review ▶

10/18/12
Resident

The staff is rude. I was moving out due to military orders 2 months early and they wouldn't cut me a break on a 70 parking fee. Had I known the rules of the civil service relief act, I could have… Full Review ▶

10/10/12
Resident

I have been living in a Mozart building since August 1, 2012. The apartment I picked out a few months earlier appeared to be old but beautiful, well kept, and seemingly well managed. When I heard there was parking available, I… Full Review ▶

08/31/12
Resident

My complaint does not lie with the apartment complex/facilities they have provided me. This issue revolves around their willingness to help people. I have lived in my apartment for nearly a month now; working full time and now taking classes. For… Full Review ▶

07/31/12
Resident

I'm writing this review mainly to give some perspective on what to expect when talking to management staff. I am starting a year-long lease at the Arlington beginning in August and so I've been communicating more often recently with the management… Full Review ▶

04/10/12
Prospective Resident

it's pure bs and unamerican that military personel have to sign a waiver that if called to duty they have to pay the full term of the lease. seems if a person is call by their country to protect what we… Full Review ▶

03/26/12
Resident

I didn't see any reviews for Mozart until after I signed my lease, and to say I was nervous about moving in was an understatement. The reviews for this company are terrible!!! That being said, I have never had an issue… Full Review ▶

02/24/12
Prospective Resident

Advertised Utilities Included then told they charge a 50 a month Utility Usage Fee. A tiny apartment at Schenley Arms for 530 where said UTILITIES INCLUDED on the ad. The rep said to pay all rent up front for april to… Full Review ▶

02/17/12
Resident

(Please forgive my poor English. I just want to share some experience with potential Mozart tenants.) Pro: - Professional employees in their maintenance team, and 24/7 quick respond to normal issues (e.g. leakage). - rooms are warm in winter (critical in… Full Review ▶

12/02/11
Resident

Mozart deliberately mistreats customers from a smile. I have spent 10 years working with a variety of landlords in Pittsburgh, and have never seen such flagrant apathy for customers. I spoke at length with Jim at their office on Aiken Ave,… Full Review ▶

09/29/11
Resident

I would not recommend renting from Mozart Management: 1. First day I moved in, the a/c unit in my bedroom didn't work. I called maintenance and they said they would be up to fix it. Since it was the first day… Full Review ▶

08/04/11
Resident

pros: the service crew is nice. Those people could do their job. Cons: those people in the leasing office are simply rude, and only care about your rent. You are just a number to them, nothing more. Their lease terms are… Full Review ▶

08/02/11
Resident

If you wanna have peace of mind stay away! Extremely noisy. Bad service...awful apartments. You are basically a number who only worth the check you bring to them the end of the month. Always waiting on the corner to make you… Full Review ▶

06/10/11
Resident

I have lived in the Parklane for over a year and have run into numerous problems with the apartment. While all of these problems have been fixed in a reasonable time period, the quick maintenance does not make up for the… Full Review ▶

04/12/11
Prospective Resident

If you are in the Military, Mozart Management will require you to sign a waiver of the Soldiers and Sailors Act. Full Review ▶

03/17/11
Prospective Resident

I agree with the vast majority of posts--Mozart Management is BAD NEWS. What a shockingly and insultingly rude company! My story: I signed a lease a couple of weeks ago for which I need cosigners. I left my initial meeting all… Full Review ▶

02/28/11
Resident

Simply put, life is too short to not be happy with where you live - and you wont be living under this company's management if you have a soul. I really wonder how the people working for this company can actually… Full Review ▶

02/20/11
Resident

I'm not going to talk as much trash about Mozart as I've heard others do, because all of these things are outlined before you sign the lease, but it really takes living in one of their buildings to grasp the insanity.… Full Review ▶

02/16/11
Resident

Mozart management is awful. Rude, incompetent, and just plain ***holes. Not worth the time and money dealing with these people. Too cheap to insure their own buildings and they don't even clean the apartments before you move in. If I had… Full Review ▶

02/06/11
Resident

The apartment is okay, but is nowhere as bad as some people say. We've had some roach problems, but they will come and spray. They will always come if they are called in a reasonable time. The lease is kinda ridiculous,… Full Review ▶

11/19/10
Resident

Mozart Management basically makes you sign your life away in order to rent from them. They have a million stupid rules and policies and you basically have no freedom. They can enter your apartment whenever they want and write you up… Full Review ▶

10/28/10
Resident

Previously, I posted favorable reviews about Mozart Management. I retract those reviews. Though I have never, in 3 years as a tenant, caused trouble for Mozart, and I adhered to their bizarre rules, and paid extra money to park and keep… Full Review ▶

07/30/10
Resident

The Pros of living at the Wendover Annex and/or Renting with Mozart Management: - There is parking in the building for an extra fee (~P/mo) which is a plus since other places just tell you to park on the street or… Full Review ▶

07/30/10
Resident

I lived at the Georgian from Aug 2009 to Aug 2010....The early lease renewal isn't a joke in Feb. ... The 2 blocks to walnut street is very convienient and lots of bars and resturants 3 blocks in the other direction… Full Review ▶

07/28/10
Resident

I have lived with Mozart for 3 years, and I haven't really had a bad experience. I lived in the Wendover building in Squirrel Hill, and now live in the Tamarind in Regent Square. They always come when I call with… Full Review ▶

07/26/10
Resident

I had a terrible experience with Mozart Management. I was so excited to move into my apartment until I found roaches and fleas. The staff is inhuman and expect you to live in these kind of conditions. You can always reach… Full Review ▶

07/15/10
Prospective Resident

Hi everyone. Sorry I don't have an actual review to write - I was hoping someone could share their experiences about the Schenley Arms apartment (4041 Bigelow Blvd). I'm a graduate student moving to Pittsburgh in August. Thanks for all your… Full Review ▶

05/20/10
Resident

Management will make up any rules that they want and claim that they fit into the 20 page lease. The move in weekend is completely rediculous. Will NOT be renewing my lease and will never rent with this company again. Full Review ▶

05/16/10
Resident

I currently live at the Wendover and will be moving out because I'm finally fed up with management. Management and Polices - Being a good renter means nothing when you want to renew (or really in general). Currently they give you… Full Review ▶

05/12/10
Resident

The random apartment checks are strange, yes, but they always help me when I need them. Over the time I've been here, I've called them when: my door lock broke, various drains clogged, the sink leaked and the wind blew out… Full Review ▶

05/06/10
Resident

Do you enjoy your landlord coming into your apartment to give you a report card on how clean your apartment is biweekly? Do you like maintenance coming in announced? Do you like having your dishwasher broken for 1 1/2, you report… Full Review ▶

03/10/10
Resident

My roommate and I live in the Arlington, and I can't wait to leave! We're currently having an awful situation with the management, so here's my story/run-down on the property: -Parking: It's $50/month for the lot, and you can't get a… Full Review ▶

03/07/10
Resident

Not only have I had problems with stink bugs in the warm weather, and noise from the water pipes overnight, but they have left my apartment unlocked two times now - this last time while I was away for 4 days!… Full Review ▶

03/05/10
Prospective Resident

I am thrilled to have found these reviews! I looked at a place in Parklane the other day, and have been given until the end of the week to decide. The particular "model" I looked at was the O'keefe. It was… Full Review ▶

02/17/10
Resident

My husband and I have lived in the Parklane for about a year and a half, and Mozart has continually astonished us with their lack of professionalism, concern for their tenants, or anything resembling ethical business practices. They change policies at… Full Review ▶

02/16/10
Resident

I am living in Wendover, which is an apartment of Mozart in Squirrel Hill. The radiators keep making very loud noise (like someone hits the water pipe with hammer), even during the night. It is impossible to fall asleep during the… Full Review ▶

01/07/10
Resident

I'm taking the previous poster's advice and contacting the BBB. After nearly 5 years with Mozart, this week I received a notice from them stating that they weren't renewing my lease. I have been a great tenant for them. I always… Full Review ▶

01/06/10
Resident

They have a ranking of A- right now because only 2 issues have been reported!! BE SURE TO REPORT THEM SO THEY START TO CLEAN UP THEIR ACT! I lived with Mozart 2 years ago and it was a nightmare!! how… Full Review ▶

07/27/09
Resident

Not a bad apartment, lots of room. However, it's necessary to point out some problems that might not be obvious to someone taking a 5 min tour... Pros: -Overall apartment size is big, decent room sizes. -Closets are plentiful. -Lots of… Full Review ▶

04/11/09
Prospective Resident

After reading these reviews I am even more glad that I never rented from Mozart Management. I viewed the Wendover and I was going to take it, but they declined my application for the reason that I was not a full… Full Review ▶

03/26/09
Resident

I've lived here a year and might stay for another year if I didn't think I could get a better deal elsewhere. I've had a few issues during my time here, but my biggest issue is the price of the apartment,… Full Review ▶

03/19/09
Resident

I've lived in both the Wendover (Sq. Hill) and the Tamarind (Regent Sq.) and have not much to complain about. Yes, the rent increases every year, which is expected. Nothing too exorbitant, around $30 or so. Maintenance has always been there… Full Review ▶

03/18/09
Resident

Mozart Management has an obsessive compulsive managerial team and a maintenance team that is completely opposite. Any apartment in Pittsburgh is expensive and most charge for parking. So, the expense was never my complaint. Here are just a couple of things… Full Review ▶

03/07/09
Resident

I have lived here for two years now. I've had a few problems, but nothing huge. There were cockroaches when I first moved in...not horrible, I saw two of them...but that was enough for me to call, and they came and… Full Review ▶

02/09/09
Resident

there were many things that enticed me about this apartment when i viewed it with my roommate. it was huge for the money ($1300 total including all utilities AND parking for each of us), our living room was bigger than my… Full Review ▶

12/05/08
Resident

I heard bad things about Mozart, although all of them were after I started living in the Georgian. I'll just related my experience, and note that it did not match the bad experience of others. The main downside of this apartment… Full Review ▶

11/27/08
Prospective Resident

They do not consider that you may have birds. Manager is permitted to remove and DISPOSE of, physically and permanently, any animals or pets found in apartment! Full Review ▶

09/30/08
Resident

(I just posted this through Google maps so I don't know if it will come up twice now.) I will not make general statements about Mozart and will only give my own personal experience which was very positive. I lived in… Full Review ▶

07/09/08
Resident

I lived in a studio at Arlington for a year. I was a student was it was a pretty okay apartment. Pros: 1. I hate carpet. The hardwood floor was a must for me and I loved it. 2. Office collects… Full Review ▶

07/09/08
Resident

Here's the deal. The Highmont, from my own account, and the account of others, is a good place to live. Chances are if you read any review about the Highmont, it is good. If you want to email me to confirm… Full Review ▶

04/27/08
Prospective Resident

STUDENTS BEWARE of Mozart Mgmanagement $700 lost in sleazy option deposit Mozart mgmt , a property manager in Pittsburgh, has some of the sleaziest and slickest apartment rental practices that I have ever encountered. Students ( or parents of students) dealing… Full Review ▶

04/14/08
Resident

God forbid you ever cross paths with ----. She's the estrogen deprived evil woman that previous reviewer's have addressed. She's a malicious cold hearted disease of a person. She treats people like they have the privilege of being screwed over by… Full Review ▶

04/13/08
Resident

The walls of my apartment were stained from the previous tenant. There were about 50 coats of paint on the walls to begin with. The bathroom and kitchen were disgusting when I moved in. Mozart Management was so nice to me… Full Review ▶

03/24/08
Resident

I have lived in the Pennsylvania for 3 years. The first two, I lived on the first floor (which I don't recommend) where my apartment was broken into twice, each time during the middle of the day when I was not… Full Review ▶

10/11/07
Resident

i rented from Mozart for a year and i can safely say, in the 4 apartments I've occupied in Pittsburgh, they were the WORST landlords. There were NUMEROUS unscheduled and totally illegal visits into my apartment that they called inspections. Not… Full Review ▶

08/25/07
Resident

Mozart is pure evil. I lived in their Wendover building. My apartment temperature was 95 degrees for 3 months, and I had no control over it. I lost hot water for 4 months. They supposedly were having trouble fixing it, but… Full Review ▶

06/23/07
Resident

When I first moved into the Georgean in Shadyside, I thought it was the perfect place for a young, single person living in the city. The old windows, the toliet that clogged every other time I flushed, and even the old… Full Review ▶

04/10/07
Resident

I posted before when I lived in Mozart's Highmont. We loved it there, but moved to be closer to Campus. The Pennsylvania is a great place to live. You have to take extra precautions I've hear if your window is on… Full Review ▶

04/06/07
Resident

I've lived in the Pennsylvania (North Oakland) for a year now and the place is decent. We made our apartment look very nice, but it's thanks to us, not Mozart. The apartment is decent...And fairly cheap and the Pitt shuttle stops… Full Review ▶

04/01/07
Resident

Bang! Bang! Bang! If you enjoy sleep deprivation, rent from Mozart where the water pipes in the walls bang all night long. I haven't gotten a good night's sleep since last October when the radiator heating was turned on. Can they… Full Review ▶

03/23/07
Resident

Don't rent from Mozart Management. They use the same lease for every unit, no matter which of their buildings you live in. The lease is unfair and there are illegal clauses in it. They want you to give up your right… Full Review ▶

02/13/07
Resident

Mozart Management is inflexible, bureaucratic and rude. Things like WEEKLY water shut-offs from 9AM-noon so they can fix the building's plumbing; rental agents entering your apartment without bothering to call ahead; requiring you to park head on so they can check… Full Review ▶

12/09/06
Resident

We really enjoyed the apartment at Schenley Arms! It was a huge corner apartment, tons of storage and great style with high ceilings, hardwood floors, and new kitchen. The bathroom was old and was the part I didn't like. The other… Full Review ▶

08/15/06
Resident

I lived in a studio at the Arlington. My two biggest gripes. They don't allow you to paint the apartment however they do nothing to patch up the place. There were nails and holes left from the last tenant they were… Full Review ▶

07/19/06
Resident

As a tenant who did not sign a lease with Mozart, but was forced to become a tenant by the selling of the ex-Calmar/Ravenswood apartment building, my experience was unprofessional, harrassment, and insane. I warn anyone who uphold their spiritual beliefs… Full Review ▶

07/15/06
Resident

Mozart is not a good company to rent from. They do not care, they do not respect. They execute on the contract FULLY so make sure you read it. The thing that disturbed me most was rude office staff, "maintenance" randomly… Full Review ▶

06/28/06
Resident

I wish I would have never moved in!!!! I'm in the last month of my lease and even though I have not found a new place I can't wait to leave. It starts 2 years ago when we moved in. The… Full Review ▶

06/19/06
Resident

I recently recommended Mozart to a friend because I've been living with them for three years. My friend found this site and brought it to my attention. After reading this, I just have a few things to say in all fairness.… Full Review ▶

06/10/06
Resident

Our experience of Parklane was nothing but nightmare. Issues were;
1:Very poor insulation
2:Extremely rude office staff, who treats you like sxxt!!
3:Ridiculous contract, which forces the tenants to give up their basic human right. Tenants must decide about renewal 5 months prior to… Full Review ▶

05/16/06
Resident

I am leaving my apartment because I feel that Mozart Management is extremely disrespectful. Since I've chosen to leave the apartment, I've discovered that new tenants pay a lower price. When I brought this to the attention of the management, they… Full Review ▶

04/29/06
Resident

I didnt check the comments about mozart before moving in and ended up with a painful 2 years experience. 1. they increased the rent about 6% after first year and 10% after 2nd year! Ridiculous! I am a girl living alone,… Full Review ▶

04/04/06
Resident

I'm quite surprised at the negative reviews. I have lived in 2 Mozart buildings, Arlington for 2 years and the Parklane for the past 2. In all, I have found them to be very responsive when I call. I had one… Full Review ▶

03/05/06
Resident

So things have been fairly uneventful with management, though there have been at least 2 showings of my apartment with maybe 30-40 mins notice. I guess that's their definition of "reasonable notice."

Today however, they came knocking on the door and said… Full Review ▶

03/02/06
Resident

I came to Pittsburgh for 2 days to find an aparment. I called my roommate crying that there were no nice apartments here; that is until I saw the one I have been living in for two years. I am very… Full Review ▶

02/24/06
Resident

I had to find an apartment very quickly last December and after driving around, I thought Mozart's looked the nicest. I called them and they were very nice, until I said I was an undergrad, at which point they completely blew… Full Review ▶

02/21/06
Resident

Roaches, termites, and field mice. Exterminator will show up within a week, but over the course of a year, I had to call 6-8 times.

They have all types of roaches... large brown ones, black ones, smaller brown ones. I kept… Full Review ▶

01/27/06
Resident

I have never experienced a management company that treats me like I'm an ignorant 8-year-old. I have never experienced a lease or contract that was so legally restrictive, and in best laymens terms, full of baloney, than Mozart. I have never… Full Review ▶

01/05/06
Resident

I have had no problems. I love the old world charm of this building and off street private parking.

I have had nothing short of great service. Staff is prompt, cutious, and efficient with every call I make.

Anything I've ever asked to… Full Review ▶

10/11/05
Resident

Mozart Management is astonishingly horrible!!! I haven't lived in Pittsburgh for almost three years now and I am still having problems with them. Tell everyone you know NOT to rent from them. They will bend over backwards to "help" you get… Full Review ▶

08/23/05
Resident

I've been living here for a year and have found the staff is courteous. All maintenance requests have been prompt. Considering the utilities are included, it's not a bad deal. The apartments *are* older (don't expect
the most modern appliances or bathroom… Full Review ▶

07/15/05
Resident

The lease is somewhat draconian. For example, if you die in an accident, your co-signer is required to pay your rent for the duration of the lease. However, the Cloisters were well-maintained. The office staff was cold, but they were never… Full Review ▶

07/09/05
Resident

I dealt with these people for several years, in two different buildings, and I looked at apartments in several of their other buildings. I can say this, the buildings and apartments go from beautifully detailed and maintained to years of white… Full Review ▶

07/01/05
Resident

I agree with the negative comments on this board. Mozart is perhaps the worst property management company in the world. Their lease basically says: for your convenience you must give up all your rights to live here. I think particularly if… Full Review ▶

06/29/05
Resident

Mozart Management is terrible and I would never recommend them to anyone, in fact I tell as many people as possible how much they suck.

Sure my rent isn't the the most expensive in Pittsburgh but I (or anyone else) do… Full Review ▶

06/24/05
Resident

I live in the Parklane Apartments in Highland Park. As a tenant for a number of years I am amazed that Mozart Management is still allowed to violate the privacy rights of their tenants by barging into apartments at anytime, without… Full Review ▶

06/24/05
Resident

Mozart has been absolutely great. We have had some problems and they were fixed immediatly. The pennsylvania also has a great courtyard and it is a relatively low price. I would reccomment the apartment and Mozart to anyone! Full Review ▶

06/09/05
Resident

I didnt have real any problems. But here are the things that annoyed me - i didnt like their no subletting policy. Also the plumbing and fridge were old and noisy. They turn the water off for upwards of two hours… Full Review ▶

06/07/05
Resident

Our rent was increased by over 10% for each of two years. We stayed on for year 2, but not year 3. We were promised a storage locker, but after moving in were told that none existed for our apartment. It… Full Review ▶

05/25/05
Resident

I have read a lot of complaints about Mozart Management, and while I definately have a few of my own, I can also note a few good things about the company. If your a student and looking for somewhere to live,… Full Review ▶

05/03/05
Resident

I lived an entire year in the Old Heidelburg building (S. Braddock Ave.) with broken windows & screens and clogged pipes. I made several maintenance requests but they were never answered. Not to mention those LOUD radiators that keep you up… Full Review ▶

04/03/05
Resident

Mozart = NALCO

Mozart Management has previously been in business as NALCO. They have been investigated by the Attorney General of PA, they were successfully punished for discrimination based on race, etc., etc., etc.

They were EVIL when they were NALCO, and they… Full Review ▶

04/03/05
Resident

MOZART = NALCO -- see below - BEWARE!

Pittsburgh Rental Case Settled for $1 Million
September-October 1994

A federal judge in September approved what is believed to be the largest fair housing settlement in Pennsylvania history.

The $1 million settlement, approved by U. S.… Full Review ▶

03/31/05
Resident

I lived at the Highmount (near 5th and Shady) for almost two years (Mozart payed utilities). The small studio I had was nice, but the ceiling was rather thin and as most apartments have wood floors you hear people walking about… Full Review ▶

03/29/05
Resident

mozart isn't that bad. sure they are a little intrusive and the lease is like a book. but thats the case withalmost all landlords. especially managment co's. the apts. are nice clean and affordable for the area. sometimes stuff happens but… Full Review ▶

03/16/05
Resident

These folks are unbelievably unforgiving and truly evil. We had a family tragedy and absolutely had to have handicap accessibly items installed in of their apartments. They could not do it because of building regulations. That makes sense but they would… Full Review ▶

01/31/05
Resident

Review is for the Cavendish
1) Car was broken into twice in the parking lot provided. Parking adequate but unsafe.
2) I had a package stolen from the "secure" mailroom. Mozart didn't care that possibly outside people have easy access to building. Claimed… Full Review ▶

01/03/05
Resident

I lived at the Georgian, but I noticed that these facts appear true at most Mozart locations:
* The buildings are old and not enough preventative maintenance is performed to avoid the many pitfalls of the older building (rodents, plumbing -I… Full Review ▶

11/28/04
Resident

I lived at Mozart's roach-infested Heidelberg building. I rented one of the garages behind the building. The roof was slowly disintegrating onto my car. When I complained, the maintenance person came and nailed up a plywood panel.
I moved out four… Full Review ▶

09/21/04
Resident

A good friend of mine rented from Mozart. The upstaris neighbor's toilet flooded their apartment. Mozart would not bring in disaster recovery to dry out apartment. They sent a regular maintenance guy over with a spray bottle of air freshener.

My… Full Review ▶

07/24/04
Resident

I lived in the Arlington for three years. I saw a lot during those years. Overall I must give Mozart nearly a failing grade in almost every category:

1. The building itself is in poor condition. Although the building looks… Full Review ▶

06/24/04
Resident

These people have no souls! Full Review ▶

05/26/04
Resident

I've lived in a Mozart apartment for almost a year. It is confusing for me to read all of these negative reviews because I have never had a problem with Mozart at all. Here are some of my experiences with them:… Full Review ▶

05/05/04
Resident

We were desperate trying to find a place in Pittsburgh when we found a duplex being rented out by Mozart.
We got a time to come and sign the lease and it was a nightmare sitting there for 2 hours being… Full Review ▶

04/28/04
Resident

I just needed a place for a year while on a project in Pittsburgh. The lease had even the people at corporate legal shaking their heads.

Management is hostile at best. Accomodations are medium at best. The only saving grace… Full Review ▶

04/22/04
Resident

My biggest problem was when I first signed a lease. I signed the lease after reading it, wrote out all the checks (application fee, first month, and a credit check fee), and they cashed them. A couple days later they said… Full Review ▶

04/22/04
Resident

I have agreed to many leases in my time as a tenant in Pittsburgh and elsewhere. I have had my share of good and bad experiences, however my ordeal with Mozart Management was the most outrageous. I knew the lease depicted… Full Review ▶

04/22/04
Resident

Never EVER live at a Mozart managed property. The staff STEALS your belongings (I will not say more than that so as to protect privacy) and dismissed TERMITES and BROWN WATER as nothing out of the ordinary. They are corrupt and… Full Review ▶

04/17/04
Resident

I lived in what could easily be one of the best apartment complexes in Pittsburgh, if it were not for the antagonistic criminals that run the show.

Mozart management consists of a band of thieves, extortionists, and liars, who provide… Full Review ▶

04/06/04
Resident

I have been living at a building owned by mozart for awhile now, and they are the rudest people i have ever come in contact with. When i first moved in, i was told i could get another parking space, and… Full Review ▶

03/27/04
Resident

as far as maintenance coming in when you are not home, sometimes they have to. for example, a few weeks ago, i noticed a drippy pipe in the entrance way on the bottom floor of our building. it wasn´t a big… Full Review ▶

03/19/04
Resident

Lived at the Highmont from august of 2000 to august of 2004. The property was well maintained, and all aspects of my interactions with Mozart were good. Not sure where all of the bad reviews are coming from. Full Review ▶

02/20/04
Resident

Those who left good reviews about Mozart must not have seen the faces of the office staff (those who hide themselves behind the tiny opening on the wall and sound like you owe them a thousand bucks) - maybe they are… Full Review ▶

02/19/04
Resident

The management office staff is the most rude, unfriendly and unhelpful group of people that I have ever dealt with. They have zero respect for the tenants.

The maintenance staff and service were great. I chose to renew my lease… Full Review ▶

02/02/04
Resident

The office has a job to do: Mislead prospectives to get a rental; Rush renters through the lease signing (giving them SOO many papers to read and sign that you´d be there for 3 hours if you tried to read everything);… Full Review ▶

01/29/04
Resident

It´s after 3:00 a.m. and the tenants of the Parklane Apartments in Highland Park have just returned to their apartments after the 5th false fire alarm of the day - in sub-sero weather.
This is nothing unusual, in fact it´s to… Full Review ▶

01/28/04
Resident

When it comes to customer service, Mozart is not the place to be. The do not believe in treating tenants as people. Full Review ▶

01/27/04
Resident

All I have to say is: Read the lease before you sign it...and HAVE A LAWYER read the lease, too. Most likely you´ll be told, "Don´t sign such a restrictive document."

More later! Full Review ▶

01/17/04
Resident

Motzart is a bad company they are known better by former name by discriminating against tennents by race as well, they are a bad company. Talk to actual people, they post ratings of their own they are pathetic. Full Review ▶

01/17/04
Resident

this was our very first apartment in the USA and we didnt know what to expect.reviews which we read after we moved were scary and I was expecting problems with the management everyday,however the whole year we lived at the Parklane… Full Review ▶

11/23/03
Resident

When I first decided to move to Pittsburgh, I was worried about where I was going to move. This was for good reasons, as I had heard nightmares. I was about to experience one too.

I moved into Mozart´s Schenley… Full Review ▶

11/21/03
Resident

I just happened on this site by accident and was amazed at the negative reviews. Had to write my own, since those people have to be nuts.

I have lived at the Arlington for 4 years now and have loved… Full Review ▶

10/24/03
Resident

I moved in to the Georgian this past spring and have nothing but good experiences. The building is great, it has wonderful location, my apartment is nice, and the only two times that I had a problem (a dripping faucet and… Full Review ▶

10/01/03
Resident

The apartment that I live in is great (the Wendover). It is in a great location, the maintenance is terrific, and the office staff is very helpful.

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10/01/03
Resident

Well, I am not totally sorry, since I have bought a house finally and am excited about starting a new phase of my life.





I lived at the Parklane for six years, and although no place is ever perfect, this… Full Review ▶

09/18/03
Resident

I had the distinct *pleasure* of living in the Pennsylvania. First, let me start off by saying that I thought the maintenance staff was great. They were usually there immediately if we had any sort of problem. The grounds were fairly… Full Review ▶

08/20/03
Resident

First off:

I reccomend that anyone seriously interested in renting from Mozart Management study the Fair Housing Act in detail. Mozart´s practice of descriminating against Undergraduate Students may constitute a violation of this Act. Their specific denial of tennancy to… Full Review ▶

08/20/03
Resident

I have rented from several places, but Mozart was by far the worst! The management told me stuff as I was signing my lease and then turned around and accused me of lying when I brought it up as I moved… Full Review ▶

08/10/03
Resident

At every opportunity (dropping off the rent, getting my packages, etc.) I am always greeted with a surly and undiginified "what do you want this time".

They steal my packages, open them and then return the contents they don´t like… Full Review ▶

07/29/03
Resident

I have lived at the Pennsylvania in North Oakland for two years. I am moving shortly to the Wendover Annex.

My experience with Mozart has been relatively positive. The price may be a little higher than smaller management companies or… Full Review ▶

07/24/03
Resident

Well, what can I say...Wish I have been smarter and read the lease thoroughly. Their lease plain sucks! It is completely ridiculous when you have to renew it five (5) months in advance! I mean, who knows what is going to… Full Review ▶

07/14/03
Resident

the maintanence people have been coming in without calling first! i´ve been sleeping and they just come in! I could be nude in the shower for all they care......

don´t rent Full Review ▶

07/14/03
Resident

and only ask that you leave the apts broom clean when leaving. That?s what we call hassle free.

That´s what mozart calls hassle free. Wait till ya move out, you get a 10 page document telling you how to clean… Full Review ▶

07/09/03
Resident

I´ve lived at a Mozart property for a year. In the beginning everything was fine. And then the roaches came... Out of the walls, in my tea pot and wine glass, in my coach, in cupboards and closets. Mozart reacted by… Full Review ▶

07/02/03
Resident

These people are not stupid (look at the lease). If you read almost every review posted here you will find that they are rated horribly. I am also suspicious that they read these and post "booster" ratings in order to raise… Full Review ▶

06/30/03
Resident

Hey man I lived in a Mozart apartment. And have come across several who shared the same misfortune. The last 2 postings are definitely NOT by people who lived in Mozart managed apartments. How pathetic is posting phony messages about your… Full Review ▶

06/30/03
Resident

The ONLY reason I rented from them for so many years was because of close location to my job & a total unfamiliarity of what was available as far as housing in Pittsburgh. Plus, admittedly, it´s hard to get motivated a… Full Review ▶

06/22/03
Resident

i am moving into "baum grove" in august. after reading through all of these comments, i have come to the conclusion that most of the people that have posted scathing reviews here must have never rented an apartment in this area… Full Review ▶

06/18/03
Resident

We have lived in a Mozart building for four years in two locations. Contrary to some of the reviews here, we have had a good experience. Maintenance is their strong suit, usual response is hours not days. We clogged our disposer… Full Review ▶

05/28/03
Resident

Mozart Management is a beaucratic machine at it´s worst. They take every opportunity to take advantage of their renters and in general treat them like garbage.

They have gone so far as to lie to me and then in turn… Full Review ▶

05/01/03
Resident

I can see where everyone is coming from- yes the lease is probably the most ridiculous lease that I have ever seen, but aside from that I have had nothing but good experiences with Mozart. I even had a circumstance where… Full Review ▶

04/24/03
Resident

You get the gyst of it reading the headlines, everything about mozart sucks. I´m in the parklane out in highland park - run down, overpriced (nice windows though!), annoying.
Not unusual to wait 4-6 months for response from Mozart. Leaving in… Full Review ▶

04/22/03
Resident

This is an update to the posting "Mozart: The Good, the Bad, the Ugly." of 4/22/03.







I now remove the word good from the title.







I have had my personal property damaged by the incompetant maintance workers, and now… Full Review ▶

04/22/03
Resident

Not much new to add, here´s the basic idea:

1. The office staff are barely human.

2. The terms of the lease are truly exploitative. Most absurd is the 5-month renewal commitment. One thing I found very suspicious (anyone… Full Review ▶

04/01/03
Resident

I echo everyone´s comments that Mozart is really out for the $$ and individual customers mean nothing to them. Read the lease carefully - there are hidden charges everywhere. Also be aware that you will be asked to renew 5 months… Full Review ▶

03/25/03
Resident

I have been living in the wendover apartments since 2001 and my living experiene and dealings with the management have been quite satisfactory.

The plus points were:
1. Broom Clean apartment to start with.
2. Walls are very thick and… Full Review ▶

03/14/03
Resident

Wish I had seen these reviews early, because this was the worst place I´ve ever lived in.

First the lease was ridiculous, among other things it required that you decide to move out or renew 5 (5!) months before it… Full Review ▶

02/20/03
Resident

Reviewing the other comments here makes me glad I hadn´t read them before moving in. The one bad thing I will say is that maintanance does enter the apartment more frequently without warning than they should. but everytime we have had… Full Review ▶

02/13/03
Resident

Although the apartments are nice enough, Mozart is absolutely evil with regards to rules. I asked one manager, "Isn´t the customer always right?" He said, "No, the cusotmer is always right except when a legal document says otherwise." I said, "So… Full Review ▶

02/06/03
Resident

You are better off anywhere else. ------ front desk, ---- employees, horrible service. They don?t care about the tenant, all they care about is $$$ and how they can screw you over. Yes I am a disgruntled tenant, stay away and… Full Review ▶

12/30/02
Resident

Mozart Management is an awful management company. They charge high rents, increase the rents from year at unreasonable percentages and do not respond to even the most reasonable and humane requests. They are extremely rigid and do not care about the… Full Review ▶

09/13/02
Resident

Mozart Management has proven itself time and time again to be one of the least proffesional and inflexible companies in the state of Pennsylvania. I will give you a short example but can garuntee you that this situation was not an… Full Review ▶

07/24/02
Resident

Mozart Management is horrible. When I first moved in, I smelled gas. Not a good sign. After I moved in, maintenance entered the apt whenever the heck they wanted for no apparent reason. That itself was creepy. Meanwhile, when you need… Full Review ▶

07/05/02
Resident

You can certainly find somewhere better to live for not much more. 520, which is the new rental price for our our studio at the centre ave location, is ridiculous. Not to mention the new $30 utilities cost, and one-time $300… Full Review ▶

06/07/02
Resident

This is the worst apartment I have ever lived. Don´t tell the management anything is broken, it will just make them mad. I told them my intercom wasn´t working and had call and call and call for about 3-4 months to… Full Review ▶

06/06/02
Resident

This whole management company is out for one thing and that is $$$. They could care less about what you think. This is basically what happens when the people at the top project a certain attitude and all the people below… Full Review ▶

05/30/02
Resident

I have been renting for over 5 years and have NEVER had so many problems. The outside of their building is georgeous. structurally inside - another story. Mozart Mgt. tells me they take pride in the up keep of their buildings-… Full Review ▶

05/11/02
Resident

I looked at a couple of apartments at the Parklane (high-rise in Highland Park).


1. The person showing me the apartment was extremely rude ("you have to hurry up I only have a half an hour").


2. I spoke with some… Full Review ▶

04/21/02
Resident

Ok, so I am a graduate student. Mozart is terrible. Workers are rude, and many enter your apartment without notice. Things don´t get fixed, and conditions are bad.

My advice: go somewhere else Full Review ▶

04/10/02
Resident

The only problem I have found in renting from Mozart is the lease. They force you to sign 5 months in advance. It makes it completely impossible to buy a house and not be able to move out without being screwed… Full Review ▶

04/01/02
Resident

Hated renting from them. Entered apartment regularly without prior notice. Building infested with roaches. Over-priced. Rude staff. constantly came home to find that i had no water. Parking was available but overpriced. Do not rent from them. Full Review ▶

03/13/02
Resident

Management was unresponsive, and downright mean. The most unprofessionally-worded lease I have ever been asked to sign. Office staff rude and unhelpful. Some of the buildings could be nice, but they put no work or effort into them. I lived in… Full Review ▶

02/21/02
Resident

I´ve been living in apartments for 5 years now, and I´ve been in some hell-holes. This was by far the worst. The staff was rude and condescending right from the first. They made me get a co-signer for the lease, even… Full Review ▶

08/15/01
Resident

The apartment was nice (only VERY dirty when we moved in)--lots of windows, good air circulation, and cheap parking (although our car was broken into twice in a matter of 6mo).

The main downfall of the place is the unfriendly,… Full Review ▶

08/06/01
Resident

management sucks. lease renewal 6 months prior to lease expires - 3 month penalty for leaving "early" or on-time if you didn?t know what your plans were 6 months in advance

owned by skip schroeder ... ------ front office - most… Full Review ▶

08/06/01
Resident

The people of Mozart management wholly and unequivocally do not care about their tenants. This is from talking with many others who rented from them, not just my own personal ramblings.




Get this, you are required to resign your… Full Review ▶

08/02/01
Resident

Beware that you may have to wait a while to have something fixed that is not minor! They NEVER steam cleaned our living room rugs or painted the holes in our living room wall although I called them consistently for the… Full Review ▶

07/02/01
Resident

Expect a fight on your hands if you want anything fixed in you apartment besides painting (done 5 months after you move in) or a drain unclogged. Management must be hounded to respond to written requests.

Also, they mean it… Full Review ▶

06/14/01
Resident


Basic apartment renting under Mozart Mgmt
is fine but if, at some point,
you might need something like an extra lock (which
many apts already have--mine hadn´t) or need
to install an A/C, prepare for high charges. Trying
to reason with… Full Review ▶

06/01/01
Resident

this is the same outfit that was successfully sued by a former (fired) agent who was forced to not rent to minorities. i´ve known four parties including myself who got NO money back from their security deposits for "damage" ... this… Full Review ▶

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