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Talavera Apartment Homes

13425 Ranch Road 620 N, Austin, TX 78717
84%
129
Reviews
84%
Apartment Rating
61%
City Average
07/22/14
Verified Resident

Overall, it is good. However, maintenance needed to do a better job of checking the grounds. The area behind apartment frequently has trash and had parts of a tree for weeks. There are also homeless cats that frequently roam around back… Full Review ▶

06/23/14
Verified Resident

Very nice apartments - not perfect, but better than all of the other apartments we looked at. A few things show wear and tear, but overall, nicely taken care of. Have seen two bugs in the first week, but they were… Full Review ▶

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06/20/14
Verified Resident

It is good..ready to move-in.It is good..ready to move-in.It is good..ready to move-in.It is good..ready to move-in.It is good..ready to move-in.It is good..ready to move-in.It is good..ready to move-in.It is good..ready to move-in.It is good..ready to move-in. Full Review ▶

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06/13/14
Verified Resident

After visiting several comparable communities earlier, and thinking that I had made a decision, Talavera was last on my list to visit and I am glad that I stopped to inquire. From the time that I was greeted by Shawn, showed… Full Review ▶

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06/02/14
Resident

We have lived here for more than 4 years now. It has been good overall. There are / is a bike thief in the apartment. My neighbor's bike was stolen from under the stairwell. My bike's seat was stolen lost week.… Full Review ▶

05/13/14
Verified Resident

Great atmosphere! Friendly staff that is always willing to help out! A very clean apartment when I moved in. And when I asked for some things to be fixed in the apartment they came and fixed it within twenty-four hours. Very… Full Review ▶

03/30/14
Verified Resident

I like it hear. It is very peaceful and quiet at night. I thought it might be a backup trying to leave for work in the morning, but I am out and on Lake Creek in about a minute. The appliances… Full Review ▶

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03/17/14
Verified Resident

I love our apt and our office staff Coutney and Kristine are always amazing, although or gas grills have been down for quite a long time I know they are doing what they can go get them fixed. We don't like… Full Review ▶

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03/04/14
Verified Resident

Excellent service response. Technician was personable and competent. Requiring more than a few characters to respond to this survey is uncalled for and creates an undue burden on the respondent. Sometimes, it's hard to think of what to write. Full Review ▶

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02/19/14
Verified Resident

Well maintained but very expensive!! Too many Skate boards and too much noise by Bldg 10 People drive very fast, and play LOUD MUSIC in and out of back gate:( Motor cycles are very Loud and race leaving back gate making… Full Review ▶

01/16/14
Verified Resident

my experience is pretty much okay but there are several issues that I am not completely satisfied with. I think I think the recreation center could be a bit cleaner. and I wonder why the gates seem to always be broken.… Full Review ▶

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12/31/13
Verified Resident

Talavera is a fantastic apartment community. Office staff is friendly and professional. I am going to be moving soon due to family issues, but will always recommend this complex and would love to return if I have the opportunity in the… Full Review ▶

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11/05/13
Verified Resident

Everything feels good other than the fact that when ever I open the sliding door to patio, I hear a lot of traffic noise from high-way. Getting out of the property is somewhat painful, but not that bad. Full Review ▶

10/30/13
Verified Resident

I am a new resident at this it will take a little time before I can answer any questions with a heart felt sincerity. It is always an adjustment on both parties. It is a trial period of getting to know… Full Review ▶

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10/20/13
Verified Resident

The staff was extremely helpful getting me it to an apartment under tough circumstances. I filed for divorce from an abusive husband and needed to arrange the apartment move in without his knowledge. The staff were very helpful! Courtney Fenner was… Full Review ▶

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10/14/13
Resident

Pros 1) Front office is very courteous and make do with the resources they have 2) Maintenance requests are promptly attended to. 3) Great location with easy access to 620 and 183. Cons 1) Stray cats are a problem 2) Children… Full Review ▶

09/25/13
Verified Resident

TalaVera office staff are great ladies. My biggest complaint would be the lack of consistency keeping propane tanks filled for the grills and now the grills being damaged due to that lack of propane being available. (atleast that is what I… Full Review ▶

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09/18/13
Verified Resident

So far it seems like a great place to stay. Overall satisfied. Reasonable level of noise, reasonable appearance and condition of community grounds, landscaping, and common areas, great office staff,very convenient access to shopping, entertainment, restaurants, schools, public transportation, major roads,… Full Review ▶

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09/16/13
Verified Resident

Very good, stays quiet. A bit noisy on the weekends but its an apartment complex and that should be expected. So far I haven't had any interactions with my neighbors and hope for a good experience for me and my two… Full Review ▶

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08/21/13
Resident

Most of the one liner reviews and the comments saying how great the complex is are probably coming from staff and the generic manager responses are a joke. This place isn't all that great and the staff can be somewhat rude… Full Review ▶

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08/19/13
Verified Resident

Love this community - clean, well kept, great staff and friendly neighbors. Full Review ▶

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07/29/13
Verified Resident

only lived here 2 weeks Full Review ▶

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07/23/13
Verified Resident

It's been short, but so far so good. Met a few neighbors and they seem pleasant. Full Review ▶

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07/11/13
Verified Resident

Overall, good compared to other apartments we have lived at in Austin. Staff is reliably friendly and diligent. Grounds are pretty well kept and the gate is a nice feature. Overall the other tenants are distant but friendly. You could get… Full Review ▶

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07/11/13
Verified Resident

Its a decent community located centrally. EVERYTHING is right here. Lakeline Mall, Super Walmart, Super Target, the toll road entrances and a Post Office not 1 min away. Its insane how close to anything you need is so close to this… Full Review ▶

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07/11/13
Verified Resident

great location, everything you need is within a 5 mile radius; Full Review ▶

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07/11/13
Verified Resident

GOOD APARTMENT TO LIVE IN Full Review ▶

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07/11/13
Verified Resident

staff is great, recycling inconvenient, exterior paint was changed w/o regard for community opinion Full Review ▶

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07/09/13
Verified Resident

I'm in an industry where I'm asked for suggestions as to where people should lease. Based on my initial move-in experience I would strongly hesitate to ever recommend a Trinity property. Full Review ▶

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07/08/13
Verified Resident

friendly neighbors and staff is great, down side is the toll road noise but this also gives you quick access out of complex Full Review ▶

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07/08/13
Verified Resident

Overall good experience Full Review ▶

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07/08/13
Verified Resident

I'm new here to Talavera as well as Austin. So far the complex is adequate for me needs. No real complaints. Really wish kitchens were updated though, and perhaps the bathroom shower/tub enclosure which is getting pretty run down. Full Review ▶

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07/06/13
Verified Resident

THE COMMUNITY IS OF EXCELLENT VALUE. KEEP UP THE GOOD WORK. Full Review ▶

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07/06/13
Verified Resident

The apartment and staff are great. Some neighbors, not so much, but you get that wherever you go. Full Review ▶

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07/05/13
Verified Resident

Overall it has been great, just wish I was not so far from downtown Austin. Full Review ▶

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07/02/13
Verified Resident

Over priced Full Review ▶

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07/02/13
Verified Resident

So far all has gone well. I love all the people i have met. The staff has been great. Full Review ▶

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07/01/13
Verified Resident

I like this place, but the rent is going up every time we renew and I think I will go somewhere else because even though I've been living in here for the last 5 years there is no discount or keeping… Full Review ▶

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06/27/13
Verified Resident

It has been my first time in Austin and with no referrals or idea of how this apartment wouldbe Iit turned out to be great. Office staff are very nice and helpful, they answer quickly and you feel very welcomed. Location… Full Review ▶

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06/27/13
Verified Resident

I like here Full Review ▶

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06/26/13
Verified Resident

In general things are good. I feel there are some things that could be improved upon, which is expressed below. Full Review ▶

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06/26/13
Verified Resident

rent is exspensive. Full Review ▶

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06/24/13
Verified Resident

Its been nice... however the sugar ants seem out of control... and the exterminators make me wonder if they've ever come out and actually sprayed or if they just left a completed form on my counter. Full Review ▶

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06/23/13
Verified Resident

It ok Full Review ▶

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06/19/13
Verified Resident

It is good. It is good.It is good.It is good.It is good.It is good.It is good.It is good.It is good.It is good.It is good.It is good.It is good.It is good.It is good.It is good.It is good.It is good.It is good.It is… Full Review ▶

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06/19/13
Resident

Never, ever move here. This apartment complex sucks. This review is long, but if you own PETS or are considering living here then it is worth the read! The company we moved in under was amazing. This new management company has… Full Review ▶

06/19/13
Verified Resident

I love it. I wouldn't mind living here for many years. Full Review ▶

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06/19/13
Verified Resident

It is good,but too much issues with the messy cats. I dont like them at all. Full Review ▶

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06/19/13
Verified Resident

I have had great experience at this property. Full Review ▶

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06/19/13
Verified Resident

It has been ok, nothing great but not all that bad. Full Review ▶

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06/18/13
Verified Resident

Been here for two weeks. Been a pleasure so far, apartment is really nice. Full Review ▶

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06/18/13
Verified Resident

Love it :) Full Review ▶

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06/18/13
Verified Resident

Very friendly and professional staff. The grounds are beautiful and the complex is quiet. Full Review ▶

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06/18/13
Verified Resident

Very good environment and friendly stuff. Full Review ▶

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06/17/13
Verified Resident

Good overall experience and courteous office and maintenance staff. Full Review ▶

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06/16/13
Verified Resident

Good community to live Full Review ▶

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06/16/13
Verified Resident

Great apartments for living and friendly staff. Full Review ▶

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06/16/13
Verified Resident

From the time I came to view the apartments to now, I have had exceptional customer service from the front office staff. Every time in come in, they greet me by name and are always smiling and professional. Full Review ▶

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06/11/13
Verified Resident

overall its good Full Review ▶

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06/11/13
Verified Resident

Moved in, like it ok, except for having to park too far away Full Review ▶

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06/11/13
Verified Resident

Worry free, hassle free... Love the clean quiet atmosphere. Full Review ▶

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06/11/13
Verified Resident

Overall, Talavera isn't bad. There could be some improvements that aren't drastic. Our thermostat doesn't always tell the true temperature in our apartment so sometimes it's warmer than I want it to be but I don't want an outrageous bill so… Full Review ▶

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06/10/13
Verified Resident

nice clean, close to shopping Full Review ▶

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06/10/13
Verified Resident

So far is been ok but there is a problem with unsupervised kid stunning around. Full Review ▶

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06/10/13
Verified Resident

Really like living here Full Review ▶

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06/10/13
Verified Resident

good so far Full Review ▶

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06/10/13
Verified Resident

Great experience no big issues. Clean community. Full Review ▶

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06/10/13
Verified Resident

No. Full Review ▶

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05/29/13
Verified Resident

I like the apartment floor plan Full Review ▶

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05/28/13
Verified Resident

The staff is great!!!! Full Review ▶

05/26/13
Resident

I am happy to report to any perspective residents that I have renewed my lease here for my 2nd year. From a first responder/student's perspective, I have crazy work hours and a modified sleep schedule. However, I have never had a… Full Review ▶

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04/18/13
Resident

I really don't get why people cry about different racial back grounds, people have to think different look at things different way's and most are raised different, but I have not seen anything drastic from anyone for the most part the… Full Review ▶

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04/12/13
Verified Resident

wonderful staff, maintenance requests answered promptly, convenient location, great amenities! Full Review ▶

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04/09/13
Verified Resident

the complex is well taken care of and the office staff is awesome and so are the maintenance staff. I also find being able to have pets is a big plus. Full Review ▶

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03/24/13
Resident

I love this place! The new management is nice. The hot tub always works and it's always clean. There are doggy bags everywhere so no excuse no to pick up poop and they will fine people if caught or someone snitches… Full Review ▶

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01/30/13
Resident

Unless your of Indian descent you will feel uncomfortable here. You can hear through the walls, even when a neighbors toilet is flushed. Don't live on the first floor because I have had everything stolen off of my balcony, down to… Full Review ▶

12/05/12
Resident

I am happy to stay in Talavera Apartment. Because, they are very helpful. and Special thanks to Sara. Full Review ▶

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08/02/12
Resident

This apartment community is fabulous and I would recommend it to anyone looking for a great place to live! They have regular community get-togethers/functions and the staff is always available and willing to help with any issues. I have had to… Full Review ▶

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06/26/12
Resident

1. The front staffs are really rude. 2. Not enough parking space for buildings at the back. 3. Children always playing on the parking lot. 4. Apartment rent is increasing (very expensive) 5. I have a private parking spot and once… Full Review ▶

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06/18/12
Resident

I have lived at Talavera for just over 2 years now and have enjoyed since day one. The community is kept clean and well managed. The staff and the maintnance are quicka and courteous to the residents. I plan on staying… Full Review ▶

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06/10/12
Resident

It used to be good, but not any more. They R raising all rents $100/month. Not enough dumpsters. Cant find recycle area. Don't have many fun gatherings. Pool dirty a lot. No table unbrellas. They R more interested in Facebook friends… Full Review ▶

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05/01/12
Resident

THIS COMPLEX IS NICE BUT THE LADIES IN THE OFFICE ARE EXTREMELY RUDE!! THEIR CUSTOMER SERVICE IS HORRIBLE.. MAINTENANCE DOES NOT COME IN A TIMELY MATTER ...THERE IS VERY LITTLE PARKING AND WHERE U DO GET TO PARK, THE SPOTS ARE… Full Review ▶

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04/12/12
Resident

I have lived here for the past 2 years. Yeah it was good at first; always had apartment gatherings, management was fun and friendly, maintenance was fast and reliable. Not soon after we moved in, the apartment went under some management… Full Review ▶

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06/20/11
Resident

I've been living at Talavera for quite some time now and I have seen a few minor changes in office staff. I have been nothing but happy with my home and life here. The office staff is very friendly and willing… Full Review ▶

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06/08/11
Resident

Getting a little pricey for what it it's. Dont get me wrong I don't have unrealistic expectations from an apartment complex or the people who work there but. I have looked at other apartment in the same or lesser price range… Full Review ▶

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03/04/11
Resident

My husband and I have been renting apartments now for 7 and a half years, the last three of which have been at Talavera. Out of all of our experiences in renting, we have been extremely impressed by the current Maintenance… Full Review ▶

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02/16/11
Resident

We are the CARES Team here at TalaVera. We have lived here for 10 months now and we have been totally satisfied with our living experience. There have been a few changes in management since we moved in, which has been… Full Review ▶

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12/29/10
Resident

I have lived many places and the Talavera is one of the very Best! Nice apt with attached garage or covered parking. I was a supervisor for the last 20years of work for a large company and had many employee's but… Full Review ▶

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11/09/10
Resident

Bewarre.. there are signs of rabies (from bats) in this complex. The office management staff is appaling. Whether a problem with a light switch or a aircondtioning , the staff will ignore your calls for a minimum of a week and… Full Review ▶

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06/07/10
Resident

I have to agree with the unhappy reviews of this place. I've been here for a really long time and yes shame on me for staying even though I'm so unhappy here. I've tolerated this place because it's convenient to every… Full Review ▶

11/17/09
Resident

We lived at Talavera for two years. When we moved in, the office personnel were great. Super friendly and efficient (especially Kris - loved her!). Then for the last six months or so that we lived there we had really incompetent… Full Review ▶

09/21/09
Resident

Bad customer service management lacks integrity Full Review ▶

07/28/09
Resident

From the moment I first looked at these apartments my experience with Talavera has been terrible. The woman showing me around the complex treated me with such disrespect and really didn't even explain any of the amenities they offered. I liked… Full Review ▶

06/05/09
Resident

Two days ago(06/03/09), at nite I spotted a big roach(water bug) in my apartment, the next morning I called the office to sent out the maintenance guy to come check out my room where I spotted it. He looked at my… Full Review ▶

04/06/09
Resident

I have been living here for last couple of years and the only reason is it is near to my office. But, i have been facing bitter experinces time to time. You have call and walk-in multiple times to get your… Full Review ▶

02/04/09
Resident

I've lived here for a few years and have to say this is one of the better apartments out there. The apartments as well as the grounds are nice and well kept although during the summer the pool isn't always clean… Full Review ▶

12/13/08
Resident

This is the first time I've written a review for an apartment. I've lived in 5 different apartments while in Austin and this is the best one I've been in so far. The maintenance fixes issues right away (I've only had… Full Review ▶

10/25/08
Resident

My family and I moved in here 3 years ago and we've loved it here. The apartment we have is huge and our closets are fantastic. We have an attached garage which is really nice - plenty of room for 1… Full Review ▶

01/11/08
Resident

My family and I have been here for a little over 1 year. So far, we've been very pleased with neighbors (they are one of the best things about this community), we looooooooove one of the staff members (She goes by… Full Review ▶

06/20/07
Prospective Resident

First, disregard my rating. Second, read some truth. Last week, I checked this site, and looked into another thread, which really talks some bad things about Talavera. After less than one week, when I tried to check it back, I found… Full Review ▶

01/14/07
Resident

I have been a resident of Talavera for over a year and about to renew my lease for another 12 months. My experience here has been good. Talvera is a quiet community, the staff has always been friendly when I have… Full Review ▶

01/07/07
Resident

The apartment and grounds are great! The original staff that was here when we moved in, three years ago, were great. And then...

The new staff took over and the whole thing went to hell!!! Office hours are when they… Full Review ▶

12/07/06
Resident

If you are impressed by the grounds by the office and the model apartment, ask to look around. No trash compactor means trash men at 6am on monday wednesday and fridays. Since there is little landscaping and trees just imagine how… Full Review ▶

10/29/06
Resident

I don't like it here. The staff members are rude and unprofesional, probably because the manager doesn't care. He is the worst one! I can't believe he still has a job. If you hate people that much then get a job… Full Review ▶

09/21/06
Resident

The management is as dumb as door knobs. They can't keep track of whats coming for going! Idiots! Full Review ▶

08/02/06
Resident

I've been living here since late December 2005 and I really enjoy it. It's a small and quiet community with a convenient back entrance off of Lake Creek Pkwy. The floorplan I live in is absolutely a great value, comes with… Full Review ▶

06/10/06
Resident

It is amazing how management can change an apartment complex so much. The old management and staff when we started living here was so nice and helpful. The new people seem to just be there to do the paperwork, making the… Full Review ▶

02/27/06
Resident

I have not lived here to long but I came apon this site and could not believe some of the big crybabies who are writting reviews.

Yes, new management came in and that happens at all places. If you can't handle that… Full Review ▶

02/23/06
Resident

Oh, where to begin. Long story short: Go somewhere - anywhere - else. For your own sanity, find another place. Things like construction or grounds maintenance are one thing. You can adjust. Front office management people with IQs below room temperature… Full Review ▶

02/06/06
Resident

noisey and not worth the construction issues.. Full Review ▶

10/25/05
Resident


new management sucks

1.they raised the rent
2. I'm moving out and they want me to give them the apartment like new. they want to charge me for "profesional" carpet cleaning and show them the recipt, they want me to paint a litte… Full Review ▶

08/29/05
Resident

I've lived here for over 2 years and when I moved in the management and staff were great. Any issues you had they took care of. Now, we just got new management and a new girl in the office. Both suck.… Full Review ▶

08/09/05
Resident

I was very happy living in my apartment until the new management took over. There had been little to no turnover in the staff in years and within this past year ALOT has changed. We lost Oscar who was a part… Full Review ▶

06/10/05
Resident

While this is my first place on my own, and I don't really have a lot to compare it too, I have really enjoyed my stay at TalaVera!

The Apartment Complex is beautiful and well kept, The staff cleans, and maintains the… Full Review ▶

06/03/05
Resident

While we lived at Talavera, our problems weren't too big. As mentioned by others, the groundskeepers start their work early in the morning and can be quite loud. In addition, management requires entry into the apartment far more frequently than any… Full Review ▶

04/28/05
Resident

I currently live at these apartments but have lived there for less than a year.

I had property stolen shortly after I moved in but the overall safety in the complex is good.

There have been a few maintenance issues but… Full Review ▶

04/19/05
Resident

i am moving there in about a month does anyone have any more recent comments? i liked what i saw. Full Review ▶

01/13/05
Resident

I lived in these apartments for a year. The leasing staff was nice but management was horrible and never available!

There is a curfew to use the hot tub and pool that is just not convenient for everyone! The manager came and… Full Review ▶

12/10/04
Resident

I love living here the property is beutyful,and the office staff is great,I love the maintenance here they are great people allways nice to me and my family when they come in to do a work order or see us out… Full Review ▶

10/14/04
Resident

If you like very loud construction from 7 AM to 7 PM Monday through Saturday then this might be the place for you! The Manager is never in the office and is very slow to return calls. I found out someone… Full Review ▶

10/06/04
Resident

There is no parking. Parking is horrendous if you don't have a garage. Construction problems in the area are making it very difficult to get in and out of the complex.
Crime issues for stolen property.
Management is OK. Maintenance is… Full Review ▶

07/19/04
Resident

We have been here a year. We are very happy here. Compared to other apartments, this is a great place to live - we lived in a real dump in Abilene. We have minimal bug problems- you can never live some… Full Review ▶

07/13/04
Resident

I've lived in this complex over a year, and I've never ever seen anything negative. The grounds are very well maintained--the groundskeepers keep everything well-watered and well-manicured. The maintenance staff is first rate; the very few problems that I've incurred have… Full Review ▶

07/12/04
Resident

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06/21/04
Resident

I wasn't impressed with the office staff, the paper thin walls or with the lack of respect they gave me. Apartment got broken into with no force entry by a form resident that the manger saw throughout the day and didn't… Full Review ▶

05/19/04
Resident

These apartments are the best ever!!! My husband and I have lived in other apartments but Talavera takes the cake!! The staff is great,the environment is great and the location!! Thank You Talavera for a wonderful year!! Full Review ▶

01/13/04
Resident

I love my apartment and the office staff is great! The customer service is great and i have never been dissatisfied. The staff make´s living here feel like home and they are very welcoming. I highly recommend living here!! Full Review ▶

12/14/03
Resident

It is so obvious that the staff wrote the last review and the only review! This place is not so great! The noice is something to be desired and the management is NEVER there!
You guess need too get to work… Full Review ▶

10/23/03
Resident

Talavera is great! The apartments are big and nice inside. The staff is great and will remember your name and help you with any problems you have. No noise problems. I am getting ready to re-sign my lease and have never… Full Review ▶

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