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The Shores (formerly Cabochon at Las Colinas)

385 East Las Colinas Boulevard, Irving, TX 75039
20%
511
Reviews
20%
Apartment Rating
50%
City Average
08/29/14
Resident

Ok so first I have to say that I love my apartment and the neighborhood. I live in Phase 2 and it is really beautiful with fantastic rent for a 2bed/2bath I only pay $815 per month with pet rent. That… Full Review ▶

08/04/14
Resident

#1)I wish i had never renewed my lease. I've had a flood in my bathroom since March and filled out the online maintenance request in March and it took until the end of June to get it fixed. Per the manager… Full Review ▶

07/31/14
Resident

DO NOT RENT HERE! 1 year lease with $800+ rent costs ~ $10,000!!! DO NOT THROW YOUR HARD EARN MONEY ON THIS PLACE. Absolutely hate experience living here.(all proof pictures attached) -Parking lots are always smells like big pile of trash,… Full Review ▶

07/30/14
Resident

Please report all complaints to Metropolitan Properties of America. The entire staff needs to be replaced. One of the employees, named Joy, is a disrespectful woman who lacks the business acumin to establish a steady job at McDonalds. Once MPA is… Full Review ▶

07/29/14
Resident

I will make it a year. The grounds are kept. The apartments are not. I had a note hanging on my door that I was being evicted for non-payment. Evidently their staff stole them blind. Who knows for sure which "set"… Full Review ▶

06/14/14
Resident

Absolutely TERRIBLE management. Signed contract for a apartment then got told 2 days later someone else had the same apartment even though I put down holding fee. 2 days before move in to other apartment got told "I DONT KNOW" to… Full Review ▶

05/30/14
Resident

When I moved to Dallas and started looking for an apartment the Shores at Las Colinas immediately caught my eye. The pictures in the advertisements looked beautiful, exactly what I was looking for, but when I read the reviews I began… Full Review ▶

05/28/14
Resident

Pictures Included - 1. They ignore major roof leaks. When you leave them a message, after a week, there is no call back. When you go to the front office to have a polite conversation, they really make even the most… Full Review ▶

05/20/14
Resident

Facts about this place... 1. It was built on top of the old Irving City Landfill which causes foundation issues. 2. When it was still the Cabochan (or as ex employees called it "the Crapochan"), the ownership group was sued by… Full Review ▶

05/08/14
Resident

DO NOT MOVE IN HERE!!!! I have been here for 2 years and it has steadily deteriorated. The management staff has been replaced 3 times since I moved in and all groups have been terrible (especially the current group). Here a… Full Review ▶

05/08/14
Resident

Warning!!!!! DO NOT sign a lease with this apartment complex. I have been a tent here for over a year. This please needs a class on Customer Service... The Manager Adam is very rude and Maintenance takes forever to fix any… Full Review ▶

05/08/14
Resident

Hopefully you will read this review before choosing to live at this apt complex. I read them when I was considering it here and was told there is new staff so things would be improving. That never happened. Since the little… Full Review ▶

05/08/14
Prospective Resident

I m moving to Tx very soon, and went to view these apartments on yesterday (5-7-14) I was thrown back on the amount of people that were in the office at the time, but decided to still wait. Everyone was in… Full Review ▶

05/08/14
Resident

Believe all of the bad reviews for this apartment complex. The building are old and maintenance does not repair anything. The management is constantly changing and are completely useless. Every month they send letters out saying you owe a balance on… Full Review ▶

05/07/14
Resident

This property has the absolute worst, most incompetant management in existance. From the few times I've had the extreme displeasure to have to meet with them face to face, they have have demonstrated in very short order that they haven't the… Full Review ▶

04/07/14
Resident

The Shores was built in the 80's people! And I assume you all, as well as I, knew that fact upon moving in. So, yes, there are going to be foundation issues and a few cracks. There are over 900 units… Full Review ▶

04/04/14
Resident

I normally don't write reviews on any properties, but I have to on this one. The Shore at Las Colinas isn't a place where you would like to call home. I've been here since Aug 2013, and I signed a 1yr… Full Review ▶

03/29/14
Resident

This place is an unfortunate disaster. We ended up having to call the city due to flooding of our apartment from the floor above us and mold. Once I called the office to complain and the girl asked if I had… Full Review ▶

03/28/14
Resident

Overall the apartment itself is fine. It's kept up decently, some repairs take a lot longer than they should and the clean up of those repairs take even longer. The real issue with the shores is the office staff. I have… Full Review ▶

03/22/14
Resident

I will make it a year. The grounds are kept. The apartments are not. I had a note hanging on my door that I was being evicted for non-payment. Evidently their staff stole them blind. Who knows for sure which "set"… Full Review ▶

03/04/14
Resident

The Shores has an amazing location right on the lake and with decent bars and restaurants near by. The Granada Market and Italian Cafe are very convenient and one of my favorite features of the complex. I lived in Phase 1… Full Review ▶

03/03/14
Resident

The shores is beautiful when you first drive up with the lake views and the small town feeling with the shops and restaurants under it, but that is all I can say positive about the place. Since I've lived there the… Full Review ▶

02/23/14
Resident

I lived there for over 3 years- love the architecture, location, doves & pigeons- that's where the good ends. From move in day issues forward were ridiculous multiple problems. 1.Elevator worked less than 20% of entire time lived there including a… Full Review ▶

02/19/14
Resident

While I agree with most all of the posts, I do want to chime in on something here. I had the pleasure of dealing with the new Community Manager yesterday who, I must say, is an absolute breath of fresh air!… Full Review ▶

02/15/14
Resident

I probably should have read the reviews first but didnt think about it. Before I moved in I actually got view the apartment I was going to move in and unlike some of these comments that the apartments werent ready mine… Full Review ▶

02/13/14
Resident

1. repairs ignored 2. mold in my closet growing with a vengeance (I have pictures to prove this) 3. standing water from rain on my closet floor 4. kitchen sink (which i leave completely empty at the beginning of the day)… Full Review ▶

02/04/14
Prospective Resident

Hi-- I am looking for an honest review on these apartments. I know that might sound crazy given the hundreds of reviews already. I'm looking for someone who is an current resident to really give their opinion on someone thinking about… Full Review ▶

01/28/14
Resident

By all means move here if you want: 1. Repair requests completely ignored. 2. Piles of garbage all over the place. 3. Items stolen from your patio. 4. Elevators that do not work. 5. Mold on walls and ceilings. 6. The… Full Review ▶

01/27/14
Resident

Oh my, this place has gotten SO BAD. When I came home from work tonight, both of the elevators in my building were out of order, so I had to walk outside (it's below freezing tonight!) and up five flights of… Full Review ▶

01/27/14
Resident

Do not live at this place. Leave quickly! They took forever to replace the flooring in my apartment after moving in, over one month. One of the pools was shut down by the City of Irving this last summer. That happens… Full Review ▶

01/24/14
Resident

This is the worst apartment I have ever lived in. The trash would collect in the parking lot over the weekend and the whole place would smell like ---- every Monday morning. I was waiting for my lease to be over.… Full Review ▶

01/20/14
Resident

When I first moved here in 2012 I never had any problems and my maintenance requests were done in a timely matter. The rent was a good price for the area and I was generally happy with my choice. It wasn't… Full Review ▶

01/16/14
Prospective Resident

We visited Shores on Monday evening at 5:15 after setting up an appointment with Josh. We reached there at 5:15 sharp and we were told that Josh was out giving a tour of the property and will be back soon. There… Full Review ▶

01/15/14
Resident

Before i moved in i thought the location of this place is amazing and signed the lease. i was soo wrong! Upon lease signing not only was i promised new appliances which they did not give but also a clean apt.… Full Review ▶

01/14/14
Resident

I had read reviews about this place before I moved in and thought to myself that the location was really nice and no place could possibly be this bad and that they were being set up by their competition. I disregarded… Full Review ▶

01/14/14
Prospective Resident

This place has the WORST customer service ever. The receptionist is rude and a LIAR! I came in at 11AM and she suggested I come back later because everyone was on lunch. I came back at 2pm like she suggested and… Full Review ▶

01/13/14
Resident

Hi I just wanted to upload a couple photos of my my ceiling that the workers in the office refused to have fixed. The excuse I got was the contractors are already to busy with other stuff. Full Review ▶

01/13/14
Prospective Resident

Holy attitude! I walked into the office and was greeted by the most disgusting, nasty attitude. As soon as I walked in I see 5 or 6 people just sitting around. This girl looks up from her desk, asked if she… Full Review ▶

01/04/14
Resident

Consider yourself warned DO NOT MOVE IN HERE !!!! I just received a sticker on my car right after my registration sticker expired threatening to tow my car which sure I do need to get that done but to hire a… Full Review ▶

12/25/13
Resident

Please do not think that with the Shores people only post reviews when they have a bad experience. There is NO good experiences at this apartment complex. These apartments were the first built on Lake Carolyn, and their upkeep is horrible.… Full Review ▶

12/19/13
Resident

Anyone else receive a collection call today claiming that you owe The Shores for a cleaning fee and utilities? I moved out almost two years ago, and this is just now coming up? Called the office today and they said they… Full Review ▶

12/09/13
Resident

Shores, quit leaving stupid letters on the door. I don't want your cup of coffee. I can buy my own cup of coffee on Dec 22nd. Quit trying to make up for the last stupid letter you left. Plus, I don't… Full Review ▶

12/05/13
Resident

All of the complaints on this board about the Shores At Las Colinas are true. I was willing to endure the mismanagement, cockroaches, disrepair and disrespect because I thought that perhaps the owners, Metropolitan Properties of America, by installing new management,… Full Review ▶

12/04/13
Resident

To whoever posted the "Do NOT lease here" sign in my building can I just tell you, YOU are my Hero!! That signi brought me an enormous amount of joy today!! Having to come "home" to this place after a long… Full Review ▶

12/04/13
Resident

Ok so yeah this place has some issues. The roof leaks are an issue. I have seen them being worked on several times, but unfortunately I continue to have a leaky roof. And there has been very high turnover in the… Full Review ▶

12/02/13
Resident

Here are some photos of The Shores, the parts that the leasing agents don't want you to see. All of them were taken in the last week of November 2013, and it only took about half an hour of walking around… Full Review ▶

12/02/13
Resident

If you re contemplating moving to The Shores I am hoping my honest review puts you on a different path. I ll admit it s my own fault that I am now in a 12 month lease and am regretting it… Full Review ▶

11/29/13
Resident

the absolute worst place to live at in Irving. In just one day they towed my brand new car I just got after having a car wreck last week. they towed it because it was parked diagonally; I didn't want anybody… Full Review ▶

11/22/13
Resident

To the Shores At Las Colinas Staff - YOU HAVE WRITTEN YOUR LAST NASTY LETTER TO 'THESE' TENANTS. We are saying 'Goodbye.' To say it was 'tacky' would be an understatement. Who do you have writing these letters, a 3rd grader?… Full Review ▶

10/10/13
Resident

Dear prospective residents, First off, I want to express that although I would never in a million years move here again, I wish to give a balanced pros and cons review of my experience at the Shores. I will also try… Full Review ▶

09/27/13
Resident

DON"T MOVE HERE!!!! First of all they don't show you the apartment you are moving into. I have been here a month and my microwave and dishwasher don't work. They haven't sent anyone to bring another one. I have a small… Full Review ▶

09/20/13
Resident

DO NOT MOVE HERE! How's that for a spoiler? We moved in and we had a 13 month contract. (14 if you include we had to move apartments thanks to our roof caving in above us due to a neglected roof).… Full Review ▶

09/16/13
Resident

I have been listening to them "turn around" an apartment for weeks. It is now 8:45 p.m. and it is still going on. What a horrible management company and place to live. Had to pay for garage openers and the gates… Full Review ▶

08/15/13
Resident

Living here for 4 yrs and just renew my lease for 2014. Some of the reviews on here are true and some exaggerated. My experienced after 4 years: had called the office 3rd times to get bathtub repaired. Get surprise utilities… Full Review ▶

08/08/13
Resident

I really like living at the Shores at Las Colinas, I have been here Two Years now overlooking the Lake Caroline, Maintenance has been amazing and takes care of all repairs when ask. My experience has been great have enjoyed the… Full Review ▶

08/08/13
Resident

Honest review here! I lived here for just over a year and let me tell any prospective residents please do not live here! I would not wish the same experiences I've had on anyone! I rushed into signing a lease at… Full Review ▶

07/03/13
Resident

Well I feel like this place deserves another review by me, that is if I could possibly get any worse and yes it has. Yesterday they decided to do surprise inspections on all the apartments, now I'm not sure why, maybe… Full Review ▶

06/25/13
Resident

DO NOT RENT HERE, RUN AWAY AS FAST AS POSSIBLE!!!!!!! The office management at this place is atrocious and has been the worst customer service experience of my life. Our apartment was not ready on our move in date yet somehow… Full Review ▶

06/14/13
Resident

Something really wrong here. From what I can tell office management and maintenance must totally hate each other or the office management just could care less on any tenant requests. Almost 2 weeks ago I stopped in the office politely asking… Full Review ▶

06/14/13
Resident

It has been a HORRIBLE living experience to say the least. I read the bad reviews that had been posted and did not listen and moved in. I REGRET it!!! I have had maintance problems since the day I moved in… Full Review ▶

05/28/13
Resident

Don't do it! I moved in at the end of February to terrible water stained cabinets. So bad that even the manager of the property said, "I can't believe we let anyone move in there!" I have complained several times about… Full Review ▶

05/24/13
Resident

I have lived here for a few months and would not recommend it to anyone. We were very impressed with the unique layout and well kept grounds when we moved in. We also chose to look past the bad reviews, since… Full Review ▶

05/24/13
Prospective Resident

I am looking at moving into these apartments and need some feedback. Since this will be a year commitment I don't want to make a mistake. I like the location and the feel of these apartments, however after reading more reviews… Full Review ▶

05/24/13
Resident

I have lived here for five years and there has been a constant turnover of managers. Each one promises things will change but they haven't. They built a brand new fitness center that was supposed to be completed in January, but… Full Review ▶

05/06/13
Resident

I have lived here 14 months. Originally I was very unsatisfied and had planned on moving out, but in the past 6 months I have seen vast improvement in the way this place is managed. They have been quick to fix… Full Review ▶

05/05/13
Resident

I am staying since 8 months no complaints at all. Good place to live in. Secured and very pleasant environment. Full Review ▶

03/27/13
Resident

I have lived here for a number of years. I have also lived here with the old management. I need to say the new management is amazing. They have fixed, repaired, groomed and improved this place more in the past 6… Full Review ▶

03/26/13
Prospective Resident

I have had a friend move in and they have had issues with getting some minor repairs done. When they moved in, I was interested in an apartment for myself. After watching the hallways be a dog park and unattended day… Full Review ▶

03/21/13
Prospective Resident

One of the worst and disgusting management I've ever seen. I'd never recommend this place to anybody. Not helpful at all. Full Review ▶

03/20/13
Resident

I have lived at the shores for almost 1 year now, and I have already renewed my lease for next year. This place is very affordable and a great place for young people to live. It's in a nice, clean, safe… Full Review ▶

02/19/13
Resident

This property has several problems. From day 1 I have had nothing but issues. There are very poor at customer service and responding to issue. This is still and issue even with a full management change over. I moved in with… Full Review ▶

Manager Response
02/16/13
Resident

I've been reading some of these negative reviews, and I don't know what people are talking about. Waterbugs, cockroaches, rats, crime, appliances in the halls, water leaking from the ceiling, stray cats......I've been living here for about 3 months and I… Full Review ▶

01/19/13
Resident

Let me just say this: I honestly don't believe any of these positive reviews, unless the people that were living here: 1. Were homeless before they lived here 2. No standards for basic living OR 3. Are not actually living here… Full Review ▶

01/17/13
Resident

I have to agree with the previous post I would not go to the extreme and say German cockroach but they do have humongous WATERBUGS that fly that are in the apartments. I had to ask if my apartment was the… Full Review ▶

01/17/13
Resident

Although I had some issues when I first moved in, I have to say that I am quite pleased with my stay at the shores. The office staff has always been kind and professional, maintenance has been prompt. Downside is the… Full Review ▶

01/16/13
Resident

This is a response to the last review as I am only allowed one response... Nothing I stated is a lie and am speaking from my experience here. And to the manager please go online and Google German Cockroach and I… Full Review ▶

Manager Response
01/14/13
Resident

We moved into our apartment in April 2012, and will not renew our lease. We do not recommend this complex to anyone. Buyer beware, look beyond the pretty front entrance and office. 10 days ago, after several letters and calls to… Full Review ▶

12/17/12
Resident

I am staying at this place since last 8 months and I have never faced any problems. Staff has managed this place very well. Full Review ▶

11/28/12
Resident

Well for starters our apt has flooded twice have to wait 5 days for carpet to be done and for padding to be replaced! because they are so worthless even the maintenance tech himself was complaining about management while stopping the… Full Review ▶

Manager Response
11/16/12
Resident

I am writing this review as a 5 year resident. My time here has been average. I live in Phase II which is not bad. Most reviews I've read on this site seem to come from residents of Phase I, which… Full Review ▶

11/03/12
Resident

I have been here almost a year. I have read most of the reviews on here and the ligitimate complaints are all about the previous management. I have complaints about the previous management but since they are gone it is a… Full Review ▶

10/30/12
Resident

I can't speak to reviews like the one before this one, where people have major problems with their individual apartments, and move-in nightmares. But as someone who's lived here for a few years, and who hasn't hesitated to criticize them when… Full Review ▶

10/30/12
Resident

When I moved into my apartment nothing was cleaned. There was even urine on the walls in the bathroom. The stove had old food on it! I could go on and on, there is an endless amount of bugs that come… Full Review ▶

Manager Response
10/18/12
Resident

I have lived at the Shores for over 3 yrs and I'm happy to watch the Shores get the attention it was needed. The management and staff are courteous and friendly. I have put in a service request and received prompt… Full Review ▶

10/08/12
Resident

I moved into these apartments almost 3 years back. The roof started leaking in the living room from day one after it rained , it took the maintenance staff almost 8 months to fix it . The staff was horrible and… Full Review ▶

09/18/12
Resident

My fianc and I relocated from Boston to Irving in July of 2012. Being new to the area, we began scouring the internet for positive reviews of apartment communities around the Las Colinas and Valley Ranch area. After much reading, we… Full Review ▶

09/15/12
Resident

Do not waste your money, or sanity!! Absolutely the worst experience I have EVER had as a tenant! I can say nothing but horrible things about this complex. I have had a leak, in my bedroom ceiling - running the width… Full Review ▶

Manager Response
09/12/12
Resident

The management staff here changed, again, and so far it hasn't made much difference. The parking gates are still broken, and they still haven't figured out that if the "in" gate is busted, they might as well leave the "out" gate… Full Review ▶

08/29/12
Resident

I have been a resident for one year. My apartment overlooks the main street and sits above the Thai restaurant. It is very quiet, and I almost never see my neighbors. The trees and lake make for very nice aesthetics, and… Full Review ▶

08/23/12
Resident

My experience here hasn't been all that bad. We moved in about two months ago and had a few issues. My keys weren't made when I moved in and a few other minor things weren't done. I am about honesty so… Full Review ▶

08/16/12
Resident

Anthony works in the grocery store Savin' his pennies for someday Mama Leone left a note on the door, She said, "Sonny, move out to the country." Workin' too hard can give you A heart attackackackackackack You oughta know by now… Full Review ▶

08/14/12
Prospective Resident

This apartment complex should honestly be condemned. If it weren't for the property taxes it probably would be. I find it so funny that with the new property manager all the issues that were brought up were related to the exterior… Full Review ▶

08/01/12
Resident

They just announced a new manager, assistant manager, and head of maintenance here. The previous manager was only here a few months, a new record. They've gone through at least four managers since I moved in, and each time they say,… Full Review ▶

07/11/12
Resident

my husband moved to theae apts first to a 1 bedroom a year later he got mold in the restroom after lots and lots of maintenance orders 2 mpnths later they came to fix it according to them. the thing is… Full Review ▶

07/10/12
Resident

I moved here 2 months ago and I can't wait to move out. The only good thing about this complex is the view, all other things are wrong. The management from the office is rude and not halpfull, you get stuck… Full Review ▶

07/07/12
Resident

Well, after 4 years here I'm leaving. For all you Type A bullet point people... here's the gist. Here's what's good about the apartment: - The view is incredible. - layout is decent - Garden tubs - close access to some… Full Review ▶

06/27/12
Resident

MOVE HERE IF: You like cock roaches crawling on you bed or kitchen or walls, elevators that work 1/10 of the time, enjoys getting sick due to mold within the walls or from something leaking, likes to deal with a moody… Full Review ▶

06/25/12
Resident

My last post got removed due to me using someones name from the Leasing Office. Excuse my anger! I don't understand how these apartments are still in business. I had to argue back and forth with the apartment manager today about… Full Review ▶

Manager Response
06/21/12
Resident

It looked perfect on the outside, and the price was right, so I had my apartment finder save the apartment I wanted so I could drive over after work and sign the papers for it. In just 30 short minutes, the… Full Review ▶

05/29/12
Resident

I moved here only 2 months ago and I already cannot wait for our lease to be up. We have submitted maintenance requests 5 times and each time we go to the office to ask about the items being fixed, we… Full Review ▶

05/21/12
Resident

I have lived here for a year and am thankful my lease is done. Its takes weeks for a service call the parking is terrible. The elevator in the parking garage doesn't work half the time. I broke my ankle and… Full Review ▶

05/20/12
Resident

Man I don't know what the hell goes on over here on Saturdays and Sundays in the early morning. It sounds like a high school drum core is rehearsing across the lake, only I can't pinpoint it. Also there is now… Full Review ▶

05/17/12
Resident

I complaint with a formal letter months ago about the disgusting A/C unit and vents. The manager said they will only use a "spray" to kill any bacteria but that they WON'T clean the vents or the MOLDY A/C Unit. I've… Full Review ▶

05/15/12
Resident

Staff - Not helpful, a pain to deal with - they never keep promises they bold face lie to you. Maintenace requests are all ignored. I have submitted five requests to fix the leaks in my apartment since I moved in… Full Review ▶

05/07/12
Prospective Resident

I had the worst experience with the office from the very start I went in to look at an apartment and met Layla who talked about these great specials and I liked that they had a lake view apartment and assured… Full Review ▶

05/02/12
Resident

I wanted to write this second review as soon as we moved out of The Shores on Dec 18, 2013 but thought I should wait till I received my pet deposit and security deposit from them first in case this review… Full Review ▶

04/16/12
Resident

This hell hole literally makes me suicidal. Whomever decided to give the Italian Cafe the permission to do construction at 11 PM at night deserves to be shot. The people here flat out suck. The buildings leak. The management is awful.… Full Review ▶

04/11/12
Resident

they changed the locks to get into our building. without letting anyone know and/or providing keys. WTF??! we're supposed to just find out that they changed it by getting locked out? don't even get me started on the appliances in our… Full Review ▶

04/02/12
Resident

Just do not move here! You owe it to yourself to live anywhere else! Broken elevators everywhere! If you find one that does work, it will smell like mold, and have you sneezing before you get off of it! Horrible unprofessional… Full Review ▶

03/30/12
Resident

My boyfriend and I moved into these apts almost a year ago and we started counting down till we were done here after 5 minutes. If you're going to move here make sure you do it on a cool day because… Full Review ▶

02/24/12
Resident

I've seen far too many gang members and escorts in and out of this complex. When not taking their dogs to crap all over the sidewalk, these lowlifes are probably the ones burglarizing and terrorizing the rest of the area. They… Full Review ▶

02/23/12
Resident

I was looking through careerbuilder and saw the listing for a new apartment manager. I guess MPA got enough complaints against Ole Becky Bird until they are looking for someone new...She is absolutely horrible...no customer service skills...since no one believes that… Full Review ▶

02/13/12
Resident

This place is absolutely terrible. Not only are there health code violations throughout the apartment, but the management office refuses to do anything about it. Also, I was promised over a month ago that the pools that are out of service… Full Review ▶

01/09/12
Resident

What the new manager fails to address is all the problems that get ignored within individual apartments. I am moving in a couple of weeks, so I honestly don't care. But that doesn't change the year I've lived here with mold… Full Review ▶

01/09/12
Resident

I've been in these apartments for about 6 months now and I haven't had all the problems others continue to talk about! Other than the Elevator and gates to the garge and my builds gates being broke sometimes nothing eles has… Full Review ▶

01/03/12
Resident

This is far and away the worst apartment complex I have ever lived in, and I am still kicking myself for signing the lease. Let's start from the beginning. The day prior to moving in, I called to make sure everything… Full Review ▶

12/30/11
Resident

I lived at the Shores for 1 year from 2010 through Aug. 2011. I was really excited when I moved in because the apartment looked nice & had new carpet, and had a decent deal for rent for that area. I… Full Review ▶

12/17/11
Resident

Please believe that people don't have time to write when they are going through hard times and getting evicted. The truth is that there is some truth to what is being said. I believe this place will be TOP notch when… Full Review ▶

11/29/11
Resident

Please don't be fooled. This is the worst apartments I have ever lived at and can be compared to a low end section 8. I was fooled because of its location and the management was pretty friendly to me as well… Full Review ▶

11/20/11
Prospective Resident

I Checked out The Shore about 2weeks ago. Talked to a very nice lady named Megan, who has been so helpful with everything paperwork wise. Waited in their clubhouse area- very nice, tv, couches, chairs, tables, tons of room. She gave… Full Review ▶

11/14/11
Resident

This place just blows, the elevators never work, my girlfriend came to visit me and stuck in the elevator for an hour, and she couldnt reach me as she couldnt get service. This place has 5 pools and only 2 are… Full Review ▶

10/31/11
Resident

I enjoy living here. Great Las Colinas location. Full Review ▶

10/29/11
Resident

This place has a combination of old, horrible appliances that WILL go bad fairly often, and a maintenance team that takes forever to get around to coming to fix your stuff, THEN they don't even fix it! When I first moved… Full Review ▶

10/25/11
Resident

OUT OF THE BLUE construction workers showed up one day. So it sounds like warfare outside our windows each morning at 7am. So if you are one of the unfortunate people who has a weekday or two off of work, you… Full Review ▶

10/21/11
Resident

Take it from me, I read these very same blogs and thought "Hey maybe it will be different for me"....Heck no. Maybe the worst choice of my life. Elevators have broken 10 times since Ive been there (Moved in Nov 2010).… Full Review ▶

10/12/11
Resident

Let me just say this: I honestly don't believe any of these positive reviews, unless the people that were living here: 1. Were homeless before they lived here 2. No standards for basic living OR 3. Are not actually living here… Full Review ▶

10/02/11
Resident

This is the worst complex out there and so unsafe . A tenant got his ear cut off by some gang member that lives on site , please reconcider if u have family , full of addicts and drug infested .… Full Review ▶

09/29/11
Resident

First let me say, reading these reviews before you move into any apartment complex is highly recommended and may I add take them seriously because I took them lightly. My husband and I moved in July/11 and have had maintenance issues… Full Review ▶

09/27/11
Prospective Resident

My lease expires in about a month and half and I was actually going to go look and probably lease at "The Shores" by the end of this week. The outside looks great and gives you this European feel. I've walked… Full Review ▶

09/02/11
Resident

This is mine and my roomates first apartment. Let's just say we know exactly what to look for in our next venture. We will not be resigning with the shores. The management is worthless, they do not respond to calls about… Full Review ▶

08/31/11
Resident

Why? Because the DO NOTHING about the A--holes who KEEP parking in the Handicap spots. After 30 times of seeing this, I finally decided to post. You know what? PAINT OVER THE HANDICAP logos painted on the cement and take down… Full Review ▶

08/27/11
Resident

I moved into this place because the neighborhood was very beautiful, and it was in the middle of the downtown area. This property does not take pride in fixing problems. They will allow you to sit for weeks without air in… Full Review ▶

08/17/11
Resident

The shores have luxury apartments that are managed by a wonderful staff. Everyone is very nice at the office. The shores has over 900 apartments and unfortunately the management is understaffed but are on the track of hiring more people. Many… Full Review ▶

08/16/11
Resident

The Shores in a nut shell... boarder line HUD OWNED APARTMENTS!!! I signed a one year lease and I paid a 1,000 dollar reletting to move out with in six months. down town Las Colinas is a beautifull and nice place… Full Review ▶

08/13/11
Resident

Let me start by saying the office staff and manager are really nice, but that doesn't solve any issues. We are told from day 1 to report any issues that need repair. On 6/21/2011 we had a ceiling leak. I sent… Full Review ▶

08/08/11
Resident

I'm a compulsive liar. Full Review ▶

07/27/11
Resident

Don't be fooled by the location; The apartment are roach invested and nothing works or nobody cares to fix anything - You can always drive to the bars and restaurants if you really want too- But please don't move here. If… Full Review ▶

07/14/11
Resident

Locators beware! This property wont pay you a commission after your client moves in. I just recently discovered Shores at Las Colinas has hundreds of liens filed against the property by unpaid vendors who have performed work for them and then… Full Review ▶

06/25/11
Resident

I consider myself a responsible renter: I pay my rent on time, leave a place nicer than I found it, and always ALWAYS read reviews of a place before I view it. Except for this last time. I saw the pretty… Full Review ▶

06/17/11
Resident

I don't even know where to start with this horrible place. So lets make bullet points so they are easier to read: * Management: The competence of the administration can be best likened to an episode of The Three Stooges, one… Full Review ▶

06/13/11
Resident

I am a resident here. whew I can see how they are right. It has the potential to be a cool place to live agin, nut they would need to up the clientel, spend a huge amount of cash on the… Full Review ▶

06/10/11
Resident

Where to start . The first day I viewed the apartments they were not clean and smelled bad . The staff , including the present manager is extremely rude . Nice when you walk in but in conversation they are rude… Full Review ▶

05/26/11
Resident

I have lived at the Shores (it was the Cabochon when I moved in) for four years, three in a ~550 sq ft one bedroom, one in a ~850 sq ft one bedroom. The first two years were a period of… Full Review ▶

05/22/11
Resident

The first time it rained after I moved into my new apartment, the ceiling leaked. Here I am a year later and the ceiling is leaking as I type this. It has been very difficult getting the management to respond to… Full Review ▶

05/10/11
Resident

Where do I start with this apartment complex. At first when I signed the lease I saw a lot of pros, but now the cons really to take over. The office staff was nice and really pitched a good view of… Full Review ▶

05/02/11
Resident

This apartment is very nice and the location makes it a 10, but the management sucks...the manager here I think her name is beth or becky is a serious -----. She is rude and acts like you are bothering her if… Full Review ▶

04/26/11
Resident

I hated this place from the moment we moved in, it has been nothing but problems for my husband and I. Before we moved the girl who had showed us the apartment had said they would change the carpet. They never… Full Review ▶

03/17/11
Resident

All of these images were taken in the last week. I recommend taking a nice long walk around the grounds before you sign a lease. There are lights out all over the property, the landscaping is not maintained well, pool equipment… Full Review ▶

03/15/11
Resident

I've been living at The Shores since last October. I like it here. The staff is friendly and they accept packages. Parking is kind of a pain but that's apartment living. I had a few maintenance request and they came and… Full Review ▶

03/04/11
Resident

This is one of the worst places to live. They do not accept packages at the front office. They do not fill repair requests. They do not keep up with your leasing information and payments so they accuse you of owing… Full Review ▶

02/20/11
Resident

My husband and I moved to The Shores (at that time it was Cabochon) in 2009 when they were going through some management changes. At the time, I found myself disliking the management--our A/C was broken for 3 months in the… Full Review ▶

02/17/11
Resident

Living at the Shores has been nothing but a nightmare. From experiencing water damage on a ground level apartment in the summertime, to all of the elevators in the parking garage being out of order - try carrying groceries down 5… Full Review ▶

02/15/11
Resident

I moved at The Shores A Las Colinas a month ago . and I am ready to move out. If you are looking for a clean and well maintain community, this is not the place. Some of the neighbors allow their… Full Review ▶

02/12/11
Resident

Soon I will be renewing another lease agreement here at The Shores. This will be my fourth lease agreement here. When I have had maintenance involved for major or minor repairs, I have always felt like this place fixed everything to… Full Review ▶

02/04/11
Resident

I've been living in this apartments for 2 years and I keep renewing my lease!. The management is exceptional, the maintenance guys are great including the ladies that clean our elevators and make them smell good and clean! My apartment is… Full Review ▶

02/04/11
Resident

Been here six months now, things could not be better. Maintenance team is quick and office personnel are great. I love my space, not much to complain about. I highly recommend this location as your next home. Full Review ▶

01/31/11
Resident

I moved into the Cabochon just as it was on its last leg. I lived at this location for 2 years and had minimal issues. The new staff at The Shores has really turned the place around. The grounds are kept… Full Review ▶

01/29/11
Resident

Long term tenant, and happy. Puzzled as to all the negative reviews. The views are the best on the lake and the rents still less than other properties and I have compared. There is a new management group that is upgrading… Full Review ▶

01/27/11
Resident

i recently moved to the dallas area and did my homework. since i know many property managers in the dfw area, it was mentioned that i try the las colinas area. i contacted many apartment locators and the word around town… Full Review ▶

01/27/11
Resident

I've lived here long enough to see the complex go through some rough periods and many, many changes in the office maintenance staff. I've stayed because the actual apartments (at least in Phase I) are a good deal compared to the… Full Review ▶

01/27/11
Resident

I have lived at The Shores going on a year and I love it! My apartment is very spacious and afordable and I love the surrounding area. Anytime I have had a problem in my apartment the office staff has always… Full Review ▶

01/26/11
Resident

If you want a worry-free living experience, DO NOT LIVE HERE. I have lived here for a few years and honestly it has been a nightmare. They DON"T DO WHAT THEY SAY THEY WILL! The elevators in the parking garage I… Full Review ▶

01/24/11
Prospective Resident

My husband and I were thinking about moving into these apartments I have read the ratings already, but would like further detail. How is electricity and water, in the summer/winter? Is it worth the money spent? Thanks! Full Review ▶

01/20/11
Resident

I have lived here for almost 10 years, even before it belonged to MPA. In the beginning, the place was awesome with many superior amenities like patio furniture, security gates (working ones!), security cameras, lovely light chains, etc. After the Postshores… Full Review ▶

12/06/10
Resident

I lived here twice, once back in 2000 when it was called Cabochon. I thought it was great. They had live music on weekends, free Gym and a lot of shops downstairs. The place was cool. I had a lake view… Full Review ▶

11/24/10
Resident

Yes, The Shores is being painted (finally, after lawsuit delays because the paint contractors weren't being paid). I wonder if this was the issue with the fitness facility's closure for 4 months???? Yes, they are improving landscaping (looking much better). Yes,… Full Review ▶

10/14/10
Resident

this Co. seems to run out of money for parts for us to fix your maintenance problems. i had phase 1 side that was ALL MINE...running work orders. that was to much for any one man... its just not right. this… Full Review ▶

09/15/10
Resident

One word frightening!! Car broken in to TWICE while in gated garage. Due to poor maintenance garage, elevators and even hallways stink and look discussing. Concrete walls of patio retain water and in heavy rain apartment WILL flood. You re not… Full Review ▶

08/27/10
Resident

I moved to the DFW area a few years a go for college and decided to stay after I got a job offer, I've lived in different apartments throught out DFW due to job relocation. By far, this is the worst… Full Review ▶

06/30/10
Prospective Resident

I would not rent here if you paid me!! I was checking out some apartments in the area for a friend of mine that is moving here from another state. She called and was told that they do tours til 5:30… Full Review ▶

04/29/10
Resident

I've lived here since the summer of 2005, and things did get progressively worse before more recently getting better. After moving in, it took a month before they replaced my rusted water heater, which resulted in brown water showers and multiple… Full Review ▶

04/25/10
Resident

*I DO NOT WORK HERE,DO NOT DELETE* (I read that other people were having their positve reviews deleted. I am taking a screen shot of this)I have lived here for about 3 years, I am actually writing this review because a… Full Review ▶

04/16/10
Resident

What's going on? A couple days ago, someone posted a review where they mentioned the broken elevators, etc., and there were at least two added comments. Now that review is gone. I know this for a fact, because I had a… Full Review ▶

04/15/10
Resident

I ve been living her few years now but it seems the place is getting worse and worse, management has changed a lot in the last 2 years and looks like is the excuse for everything. The apartments are overpriced for… Full Review ▶

04/13/10
Prospective Resident

I currently live in Las Colinas, but I hate the location of my apartment due to the ethnic community that I am surrounded by. I LOVE the center of Las Colinas, though, and I have been taking a look at the… Full Review ▶

02/04/10
Prospective Resident

I recently looked at moving here an was turned off by the negative nature of most of the responses, but after I actually looked and realized the amount of effort being poured in to this place I plan on going Saturday… Full Review ▶

12/04/09
Resident

By the way, in case any prospective renters are perplexed as to why so many people live here despite the previous conditions having apparently been very poor, it is because the neighborhood is one of the most beautiful in Irving. Lake… Full Review ▶

11/17/09
Prospective Resident

My girlfriend and I were out looking for a place in the Las Colinas area recently. We came across The Shores and decided to check it out because it provided an area with walking access to shops and restaurants. We walked… Full Review ▶

11/10/09
Resident

I lived here for one year while I was going to school. Overall, it was an ok experience, but I could tell things were going downhill. The gates never worked. Cars got broken into on a regular basis and the gates… Full Review ▶

11/07/09
Resident

1) Stay Away! 2) If you are stuck, here is a good way to get this place to take notice of you! It took me nine weeks to get something done. The only things that made them take notice of me… Full Review ▶

11/02/09
Resident

I presently have mold growing in my closet due to a leak in the roof! Management does not seem to care!!!! I have called them 6 Times, and per management, " Your apt isnt the only apt experiencing this problem, once… Full Review ▶

11/02/09
Resident

The only hope for this complex is if the cheapskate slumlord owners, MPA in Boston, declare bankruptcy. Then maybe someone who isn't just trying to milk the last few dollars will come in and restore the place to its former glories.… Full Review ▶

09/26/09
Prospective Resident

We were given a reduced application rate (special education rate) when we decided to move in here...and then we put some money down to secure a good rate. We never heard back from anyone about an apartment, and when we finally… Full Review ▶

09/23/09
Resident

This property has seen a flury of mismanagement and horrendous service. In fact I not only let loose here awhile back, but I lost it in the office a few months back on an employee named Shelly who promised me the… Full Review ▶

09/17/09
Resident

Has anyone or anyone you know of ever got out of a lease early here? My boyfriend and I hate it and nothing most of the reviews are true! We were just wanting to know if anyone has been successful at… Full Review ▶

09/17/09
Resident

WARNING DO NOT MOVE HERE! We moved here in August of 2008 and since then we have had nothing but problems. ALL the cars in the parking garage have had their tires slashed three times since I've been here. Our Fire… Full Review ▶

09/04/09
Resident

Then I feel sorry for you! This property is in ill repair, and is crime ridden. In the 3 months that I worked (yes an ex-employee - and I couldn't get out of there fast enough)there was a car break in… Full Review ▶

08/21/09
Resident

Long story short - the manager, Mike, is unprofessional, rude, and blames any mistake he makes on you. Good luck trying to talk face to face with him - he creates "meetings" and is never in the office - even when… Full Review ▶

08/21/09
Resident

this place is a joke the incompetent front office people did not know what they were doing i decide not to live there because they would not give me a definite answer if i was approved or not then when i… Full Review ▶

08/18/09
Resident

Before I moved here, and even after I first lived here I would checkthese ratings and think "WOw, those people just really like to complain!" Well it's all true. The management frequently changes, either giving you the "we just got here… Full Review ▶

08/07/09
Prospective Resident

I visited the Cabochon last year, despite the poor reviews I wanted to check it out I guess because I was drawn in by the low rents. I was immediatly disgusted during the tour. The place smells like mold, the pools… Full Review ▶

07/23/09
Resident

DON'T move in here. I promise you will regret it before the first rent check clears your bank. This is NOT the place for you (or for ME). The name has recently changed from "The Cabochon at Las Colinas" to "The… Full Review ▶

07/14/09
Resident

This complex has been the worst ever (and I have lived in plenty). They have huge roaches everywhere; inside the apartments and in the hallways. They also have a wiring problem (according to the staff) that causes the fire alarm to… Full Review ▶

07/11/09
Resident

I live here too...and I'm BEYOND frustrated. Our A/C has been out for 5 days (100 degree plus) and I get the same "it will be fixed tomorrow" response. I was lucky enough to hear the HVAC contractors talking with maintainance… Full Review ▶

07/10/09
Resident

I am writing this as I listen to the water fall in to the numerous buckets that I have bought over the last year. Every time it rains I get a flood in my apartment. Here is the pattern. 1) I… Full Review ▶

06/29/09
Resident

I have lived here for 2 years, I pay WAY too much for this piece! I have had NO AC for over a week, they say they will fix next day, but nothing.... TO those with the same problem, i talked… Full Review ▶

06/16/09
Prospective Resident

You will have maintenance problems when you live here, that's a promise. My AC hasn't worked for over a week and the leasing staff just lies and lies about fixing the problem. When it rains, the entire floor floods and buckets… Full Review ▶

06/12/09
Resident

When I decided to move here the complex appeared to be nice. After signing the lease, before even moving in, I realized the mistake I'd made. As I was literally moving my stuff out of my old apartment to the Cabochon,… Full Review ▶

06/08/09
Resident

I do not know where to begin with this place. I could start off with the cock roaches that have been in our apartment since day one. The mold? That our Air Conditioner is broke. The elevators are never working. Fire… Full Review ▶

06/04/09
Resident

I have been at this place over a month now and have nothing but problems. The day I signed my lease and came to get my keys went to my apartment the keys didn't even work, then went back to the… Full Review ▶

05/29/09
Resident

I've lived here for almost one year, and I've had no major complaints. My water heater leaked once and they replaced it the same day. I love my apartment, and I think the price to live there is really cheap compared… Full Review ▶

05/19/09
Resident

The Cabochon is a horriable place to live. I lived there From March 2008 untill march 2009 and my last day was a happy day for me. First they told me i had a $250 deposit then when I came to… Full Review ▶

05/18/09
Resident

We are moving out this week and cannot wait! The parking garage has had leaks the entire year we lived here and now there are water stains and calcium deposits on our vehicles. The pipes are also leaking in the hallways… Full Review ▶

04/29/09
Resident

all the reviews are pretty accurate, ive lived here for 10 months, i get out in 2!!!! this is the worst apartment complex i have ever stayed at, period! staff seems friendly at first but after you sign the lease forget… Full Review ▶

04/10/09
Resident

The new manager does seem to be trying a lot harder to take care of the tenants Full Review ▶

03/24/09
Resident

I went in to give my 60 day notice to MOVE THE HELL OUT and I spoke with somebody at the front that sounded like she knew what the heck she was talking about. She seemed very knoweledgable, she was wanting… Full Review ▶

03/24/09
Resident

Before you rent this place, make sure to ask the management to tour you around and make sure ask the following. The list of the problems below has been promised so many times that they fix it. Guess what my list… Full Review ▶

03/19/09
Resident

Oh man... I've been waiting for this day for 11 months and 25 days, my move out date is finally here! There have been a number issues that I ve brought up on this site in previous posts... all I can… Full Review ▶

03/18/09
Resident

This place sucks. I dont even live there anymore but comtinue to post on here because that place is awful... I feel bad for those who die from the mold... HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA... Happy Friday ya'll!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Full Review ▶

03/17/09
Resident

This complex has declined with each new owner. The current one let all the trees and landscaping die - we've had nothing but bare earth in the planters outside our unit for 3 years. The pools are always dirty, the halls… Full Review ▶

03/11/09
Resident

When I arrived, this was a nice place to live with a great staff. Now it has declined so much I am willing to break my lease and pay the rest of the contract just to get out. I moved from… Full Review ▶

02/20/09
Resident

Please listen people if you live here you are putting yourself in danger!!! There is MOLD all over this property. I know because I am a former employee that could not take it anymore... Please beware the owners have no plans… Full Review ▶

02/19/09
Resident

Wow-what a mess! How is this place still open and where is the city of Irving in all of this? They have to be just completely ignoring about a thousand health codes, etc, I would think....So, with that in mind, the… Full Review ▶

01/13/09
Resident

after signing my lease with cabochon i came across this website, maybe it's too little too late for me but i'm staying optimistic about it. I plan on posting 1 - 2 times a month on how things are going with… Full Review ▶

12/16/08
Resident

The ONLY reason we moved here, was because we were running out of time before our baby was born, it was the cheapest around and we could move in almost immediately. I never even got to see the actual unit i… Full Review ▶

12/09/08
Resident

I had numerous problems living here, which started before I moved in. It took me 3 weeks after I lived there to get a full set of working keys. The staff always told me to come back next week, then when… Full Review ▶

12/04/08
Resident

My apartment was left in immaculate condition! I have photos to prove it and they charged me $90 for "carpet stains". Mind you I had the carpet cleaned at my own expense several times in the year that I lived there… Full Review ▶

11/11/08
Prospective Resident

My niece lives at this complex and we are doing everything we can to get them to get the mold out of her apartment!! For over 6 months, her ceiling has been leaking in from the wall/stairwell and we have pulled… Full Review ▶

10/27/08
Resident

WELL I'LL BE HONEST ITS NOT NECESSARILY THE BEST APARTMENT COMPLEX BUT IT IS PRETTY NICE. THE MAINTANENCE IS A LITTLE SLOW BUT I GUESS ITS ABOUT AVERAGE WITH OVER 900 UNITS. I LOVE THE STORES AND THE LIFESTYLE AT NIGHT!!!… Full Review ▶

10/16/08
Resident

Well first thing is first. The GOOD: Great lake views for those lucky enough to have the view, very large workout facility and I happened to have a really cool neighbor and still keep in touch even though I ve moved.… Full Review ▶

10/09/08
Resident

I have lived in the Cabochon for a year and in that time 25 cars have been stolen, the security gates in the parking garage remain broken, underwear has been stolen out of the community washing machines, the windows leak, the… Full Review ▶

10/07/08
Resident

I must be slightly --------. I don't know, I was never tested, but I think based upon the fact that I continue to live here I must have some mental disability. The first day while moving in, they towed my moving… Full Review ▶

10/01/08
Resident

this place is a dump don't be fooled by the location, the only reason they have residence is that they have the lowest prices in the area, but trust me it is not worth it. here is a list of things… Full Review ▶

09/26/08
Resident

I moved in a few months ago and it has been nothing but problems. First the disposal and washer hook ups. Now I have called 3 times because my dishwasher smokes. Don't move in here. Also,no one picks up there dog… Full Review ▶

09/25/08
Resident

It seems like a good area of town and all the other places around look so nice,but you cant beat the price in that area untill you move in and discover the lack of professionalism and just down right stupidity. the… Full Review ▶

09/16/08
Resident

I've only been here for a couple of weeks and I have never been through so much bs with anybody else ever. They are the worst management team I have ever dealt with! The people who work in the management office… Full Review ▶

09/07/08
Resident

September 8, 2008 Ms. Debbie Manager The Cabochon Apartments 385 East Las Colinas Boulevard Irving, TX 75039 Debbie: It has come to my attention that you have ignored our request to make some repairs in our apartment for more than a… Full Review ▶

09/04/08
Prospective Resident

I was going to live at the Cabochon of Las Colinas but because of poor communication and they wanted us to put a $2000 dollar deposit down to get approved to move in I decided to move some were else. When… Full Review ▶

07/26/08
Resident

I have lived here over 4 years and have enjoyed this place. It is getting old , so I would suggest that you see the apartment you're renting to make sure it's OK. Living by the lake is a plus. The… Full Review ▶

07/21/08
Resident

This my first time to write something like this ever. I moved here because the lakes and canals are unique and the grounds interesting. There are at least 5 restaurants within walking distance and a little market. Close to downtown. Very… Full Review ▶

06/27/08
Resident

Despite some bad reviews, this place can be pleasant to live in. Next to a Lake full of birds and with 5 pools. The managment needs to improve... The older phase one , where I live, has large apartments for a… Full Review ▶

06/24/08
Resident

So, if you notice, this will be the 286th review posted on this apartment complex. Notice the other reviews? 77 was the most I have seen. The old saying that if you have a good experience you will tell a few… Full Review ▶

06/24/08
Resident

I know where you are coming from. I moved here 1 year ago and currently in the process of moving out. las colinas is a great area and the cabochon's location is great. I am trying to find something that looks… Full Review ▶

05/12/08
Resident

The leasing office will lure you in with the apartment surroundings and property location. I have lived here since July 07 and I CAN'T WAIT to leave the area!! Like everyone said, the management is lazy and irresponsible. The front-desk lady… Full Review ▶

05/02/08
Resident

I wouldn't recommend this apt to my worst enemy. My apt had mold in every vent and the AC unit blew black mold onto the carpet, there is a black outline around every piece of furniture in the bedroom. I was… Full Review ▶

04/28/08
Resident

I moved in three months ago I must say that I didn't have a bad experience at all. So far so good I had some problems with my AC but management and maintenance was great and responsive replacing not only the… Full Review ▶

04/04/08
Resident

Me and my b/f moved in march07 and left august07...i have to admit it wasnt what we expected at all. The doors dont lock. Maintanence sux. And now its april 08 and the Apartments claims that we owe them $136 i… Full Review ▶

03/18/08
Resident

I am going to wrap the whole situation up with the property. The Owners wanted to sell this property because it has reached a point where it needed ALOT of TLC, from foundation problems to constant mold issues to just simply… Full Review ▶

03/06/08
Resident

I recently moved in here and would like to say I have had some horrible experiences in the past with several apartment communities; that's how I discovered this site! However, I have had a great experience in the past 3 months… Full Review ▶

03/03/08
Resident

I moved out of the mold-ridden property in June 2007 after suffering chronic illneses and infections that went on for months. It was finally diagnosed as a result of the amount of black mold in my apartment. To my dismay now… Full Review ▶

02/27/08
Prospective Resident

I went to visit this place thinking it was a great place to live, boy I was wrong. I never moved in thank god from what I've read. Have other issues that I'm working with these people who don't return calls.… Full Review ▶

02/24/08
Resident

I wish I had read and believed the reviews on this website before moving into this horrible apartment complex! I urge anyone considering moving into the Cabochon to RUN the other way! We moved here because it is close to our… Full Review ▶

02/22/08
Resident

I've lived at these apartments for the past three years and they have had many problems. In the past 6 months they have new management and I have to say they are FANTASTIC. Miss Swift (Property Manager) is just amazing. She… Full Review ▶

02/19/08
Resident

I currently live at the Cabochon, I have currently been there over a year, I have no idea what i was thinking, dont let the lake fool you, they never ever have even fixed the light post, or the spa, why… Full Review ▶

02/18/08
Resident

I think the employees, the owners, and the managements are BLIND and DEAF people. They ARE NOT smart enought to see and think. They DO NOT KNOW how to run the business and keep the customers. They are just too SNOBBISH… Full Review ▶

02/13/08
Resident

Here is the e-mail I sent to the owners today. Anyone considering this place, feel free to e-mail me @yes.kevin@yahoo.com, and I will give you a dozen more reasons to never live here. I am contacting you to express my displeasure… Full Review ▶

02/06/08
Resident

That should tell you what you get if you post a concern in the management office. This place is a terrible facility to rent from. They simply do not care. If you call they take a number and Debbie never call's… Full Review ▶

01/26/08
Resident

After living here a couple of years, I broke my lease and will be moving out next week. These apartments are horrific! Cute set-up, beautiful view, but awful, awful management!!!!!! These apartments are so noisy I can hear the tenant above… Full Review ▶

01/24/08
Resident

Trust me this place is beautiful! but once you move in the s*%t starts stacking up! We're about to move out; its been almost a year now and they still have not fixed our gutters! The water runs over it like… Full Review ▶

01/22/08
Resident

I resided at The Cabochon for a period of about 4 months. During that time maintenance stole from my apartment, management called me a liar, and a relative in phase II had a major mold issue that was never resolved. If… Full Review ▶

01/22/08
Resident

Cons - Within the last few months there was two break-ins at the parking garage. The first time about 10 cars were broken into. Nothing was done by the management. The last break-ins was about a week ago, more than 20… Full Review ▶

01/17/08
Prospective Resident

My boyfriend and I went to the Cabochon to view it a couple of weeks ago. We fell in love with the water view apartment they showed us, and the convenient location. We filled out applications, and put a deposit on… Full Review ▶

01/16/08
Resident

The Cabochon is the worst apartment I have ever lived in or heard of. A simple maintenance request takes weeks or even months to be taken care of. The management will simply ignore your problems. Locks, gates, elevators, workout room, and… Full Review ▶

01/15/08
Resident

HAHAHAH when I got home from work tonight where was notice on my door from IRVING CODE ENFORCEMENT DEPARTMENT!!!! LOL what took them so long? I m actually going to call this guy on the notice and request he comes to… Full Review ▶

01/11/08
Resident

I have lived here 8 months. It has been an absolute nightmare. TUWANA in the office has been rude, awful, and quite possibly the worst human being I have ever delt with. DO NOT LIVE HERE! Full Review ▶

01/08/08
Resident

I had to get all of my stuff out of this apartment as soon as I showed these pictures to a doctor. He recommended a good lawyer to me, and I contacted the lawyer and sent in pictures to him. We… Full Review ▶

12/27/07
Prospective Resident

December 24, 2006, my fianc and I visited your property at 385 Las Colinas Blvd, The Cabochon. We were shown unit 3616 and assured that the unit would be available for move in on December 29, 2006. We completed the applications… Full Review ▶

12/10/07
Resident

I have lived here since Feb. 2007 and at first I researched and came across the many, many, many bad reviews but the leasing people were so nice and the price was so good. But I should of known when they… Full Review ▶

11/23/07
Resident

I've lived here for 3 years and overall I'm satisfied with this apartment complex. I love the area and the location. Parking is great because you never have to search for a spot but my car was broken into in the… Full Review ▶

11/18/07
Resident

I don't understand why there are so many bad reviews--I am living in the newer Phase of the Cabochon & while there have been a couple of issues, on the whole, I am almost completely satisfied with the complex! It is… Full Review ▶

11/08/07
Resident

this is not even half of my story....for more info please email me at info@hopecassity.com if you are still living there with leaks or water damage..please ...please ...please consider moving....i am a VICTIM of Cabachon water damage problems...that caused TOXIC MOLD… Full Review ▶

11/05/07
Resident

I choose the apartment complex for safety. The price I pay each month is including the "security features" all of what have NEVER worked since I moved in in July 2006. The parking garage gates has never worked. The gates to… Full Review ▶

10/26/07
Resident

I have been living at the Cabochon for almost a year now and I must say that it is not a bad place to live at all and I have really enjoyed my stay so far. The rent is not too… Full Review ▶

10/22/07
Resident

I have lived here for 9 months now and you def. get what you pay for here. The rent is cheap because the facilites are crap and management is absolutely terrible. I agree with the complaints in all the reviews..... elevators… Full Review ▶

10/18/07
Resident

It does not make any sense to contradict a negative perception. One could find the previous review as very disturbing, due to its additional rating of Cabachon as 3.0. Any property with at least one "victim" per year should be rated… Full Review ▶

10/18/07
Resident

If you love being a victim, rent here. No security, outdoor lighting is not working, security gates are not working. Full Review ▶

10/05/07
Resident

I have lived here almost a year now and if I don't leave here soon it will fall down around me. I am on the lakeside being woken by ongoing construction like clockwork M-S - yes Saturday too by 7am. They… Full Review ▶

10/01/07
Resident

The Cabochon is like the London Bridge. It is falling down. Not to mention the wall around Lake Carolyn which is a disaster waiting to happen. It is shifting close to an inch a month in some places (by the Indian… Full Review ▶

09/21/07
Resident

Fix the damn elevators, security doors, fountains that dont work, and maybe i will come back and give you a better review. Until then. I will rate you as low as possible. Except for maintenance. They work their butts off for… Full Review ▶

09/21/07
Resident

Pros: Beautiful complex Excellent location friendly residents nice apartments Cons: Broken elevators, never fixed no security system (though they advertise it) poor athletic facility (never cleaned or maintained) frequent (and illegal) towings they've cut holes in my walls and never patched… Full Review ▶

08/30/07
Resident

My fiance and I moved into the Cabochon recently. We live in one of the newer apartments and at first where in love...the lake views, the restaurants so close at hand, the beautiful pools with fountains.... But then our bubble was… Full Review ▶

08/28/07
Resident

All I can do is warn you not to rent here. My fiancee' and I have had the pleasure of dealing with the new management here. Yes, management has changed twice in the past 90 days. I know we were never… Full Review ▶

08/23/07
Resident

My wife and I have lived in the Cabochon for 4 years, and have just moved out. The property is in a great location, and on the surface the lake views, lakeside sidewalks, pools and landscaping seem to be worth much… Full Review ▶

08/08/07
Resident

I am going to file a class action lawsuit against this property. If you are or have been a tenet please contact me. K.watkins60@yahoo.com. We need all of your help to get this properties crap together. Full Review ▶

07/02/07
Resident

I lived in the older phase for almost 3 years. Sure, I got my mountain bike stolen out of the ground-level storage closet -- but that was my fault -- I put a cheap cable lock on it. (The bikes that… Full Review ▶

06/21/07
Resident

The company recently remodeled the patio area and messed up my apt floor. I have been calling for 2 months to get them fixed. The apt manager told me they will fix it but it still has not been fixed after… Full Review ▶

06/20/07
Resident

My lease is 60 days from expiring and I cant get away quickly enough! Recently the Rims were stolen off of my car while it was in the "gated" parking garage. The gates have NEVER worked. There is a camera that… Full Review ▶

06/19/07
Resident

I wish I had looked at this site before I moved into this apt. I bought a brand new motorbike and got stolen withing 2 weeks from inside the garage that apparently is supposed to be accessible only to tenents. My… Full Review ▶

06/13/07
Resident

This complex has been problems from the very beginning...before we even moved in. First it started with relocating us, THEN the apartment they moved us to was a total and complete hell hole. LITERALLY. As of now, we have lived here… Full Review ▶

04/30/07
Resident

Don't move here, it's horrible.

The leasing staff make statements that you believe true then find out later not true for your unit (security, elevators, trash shoots- none work or present in my building).

The maintenance is horrible; I have had… Full Review ▶

04/28/07
Resident

Well, I've lived here for nearly a year. I moved here from a nice home, and previously lived in very nice and much more expensive apartments all over Dallas (moved almost yearly). I have nothing negative to say about this place.… Full Review ▶

04/21/07
Resident

Firstly.. I live on the first phase of the apartments (Hotel/Resort style by the Mandalay) and everything has been pretty good.

Parking has been absolutely great. I always park right by the stairwell and walk like 10 feet and I'm inside. Never… Full Review ▶

03/15/07
Resident

I am so frustrated with this place that I do not even know where to begin. I should have made a list for all of the problems so far, that way I wouldn't waste a day recalling all of the troubles.… Full Review ▶

03/12/07
Resident

Where to begin...I guess with the 3 times/month we have to call the police to report our neighbors (it is not isolated to one - it has been above us, below us and to the side) for being ridiculously loud and… Full Review ▶

03/11/07
Resident

Cabochon is a joke! I urge anyone reading this to look elsewhere for an apartment home. Since moving in we have had nothing but problems. The Management staff is the most unprofessional group of baffoons I have ever experienced!!
If it wouldn't… Full Review ▶

03/08/07
Resident

THE MANAGEMENT STAFF ON SITE DON T HAVE A CLUE OF WHATS GOING ON. And don't return phone call until three days later or more. The guys at the management office is rude and untrustworth. All the security system is just… Full Review ▶

03/04/07
Resident

HAVE LIVED HERE ALMOST A YEAR AND ONCE THE LEASE IS UP I PLAN TO MOVE OUT. THE MANAGEMENT STAFF ON SITE DON T HAVE A CLUE OF WHATS GOING ON. I CAN NOT BELIEVE A COMPLEX AS LARGE AS THIS… Full Review ▶

02/21/07
Resident

Moved here in July 07, live in the old Part next to the Omni Mandalay. Quietest place ever, don't have any Noise issues. Safe and Clean, whenever I have a Maintenance issue it's fixed same day always. Had Roach Problem as… Full Review ▶

02/10/07
Resident

I recently moved out because the management there is lazy, and they don't answer request. I had a really bad ant problem, and I lived on the 3rd floor. It took over a month for anyone to come and see about… Full Review ▶

02/09/07
Resident

The Cabashon is at an all time low. Has anyone else noticed the new "gang type" move ins??? Or How about the the beautiful graffiti on the buildings??? Or maybe the junk cars that are parked all over the property....I guess… Full Review ▶

02/06/07
Resident

Where do I begin? I have recently had some run inn s with the staff & let me just say, I have never dealt with ruder people. The Cabochon staff tries so hard to get you to sign the lease &… Full Review ▶

02/03/07
Resident

Paying such a expensive area to live but the maintainance is the worst that you ever had. Full Review ▶

01/24/07
Resident

CABOCHON IS THE BEST,I HAVE LIVED IN SO MANY APPARTMENTS.THEY ALL SUCKED.BUT CABOCHON IS VERY DIFFERENT.MANAGEMENT,STAFF ARE VERY FRIENDLY.THEY GET THINGS DONE FAST.I JUST CANT BELIVE ALL THESE LIES THE PEVIUOS PEOPLE HAVE WRITTEN.DONT BELIVE EVERYTHING YOU READ.I WONT MOVE OUT… Full Review ▶

01/24/07
Resident

lived here for 2 years, not a great experience. -I never had any crime problems, other than my bikes being stolen. I never had any of my cars broken into but saw shattered glass in the parking garage on a weekly… Full Review ▶

01/23/07
Resident

COBACHON IS THE BEST PLACE I HAVE EVER LIVED IN.IT HAS BEEN 5 YEARS NOW,I LOVE IT. Full Review ▶

01/22/07
Resident

see my other notes. Full Review ▶

01/17/07
Resident

I have lived at the property for a little over a month and have not had nearly as many problems as people have listed on here. As far as problems, here goes: 1. Someone has let their dog urinate in the… Full Review ▶

01/16/07
Resident

Cabochon has mildew and roaches galore in the apartments. It is like motel 6 once they check in they don t check out. The staff in the office is rude, ghetto, and obnoxious. They don t pay their employees enough to… Full Review ▶

01/10/07
Resident

Been living here since early 2007 and can honestly say this is "home away from home" and glad to be living here. This is my first complex since Hurricane Katrina and I was use to living in an actual house/neighborhood/community. Being… Full Review ▶

01/08/07
Resident

From the onset, Cabachon looks great. Shops, eateries, lake views, etc. But it is all smoke and mirrors. Here is my suggestion...if you are looking and thinking of leasing here, ask the leasing agent to walk, talk, or sneeze in the… Full Review ▶

12/22/06
Resident

Noise, noise, noise. That pretty much sums up living in this building. You can hear everything your neighbors are doing, and you'll likely be surrounded by lots of loud, single, men (seems to be a theme), having lots of parties, playing… Full Review ▶

12/14/06
Resident

I have lived here almost 2 years and have never had any problems. The community is beautiful and the restaurants, deli and dry cleaners are so convenient. My apartment is great and has modern appliances and big windows. No complaints. Full Review ▶

12/13/06
Resident

I dont have a lot of negative things to say. Just the truth. We rented here and saw an apartment. They did not allow us to see the actual apartment until after we signed our leased. The apartment we looked at… Full Review ▶

12/13/06
Resident

I HAVE LIVED IN THIS BEAUTIFULL PLACE FOR THE LAST 11 YEARS ,I LOVE IT.DONT BELIVE WHAT THE OTHER GUY SAID IN ALL THE NEGATIVE REVIEWS,I HAVE BEEN TOLD IT IS THE SAME GUY WRITTING ALL THESE BAD REVIEWS UNDER DIFFERENT… Full Review ▶

12/08/06
Resident

The grounds and location are nice, however, the treatment by the staff has forever driven me from renting an apartmentat Cabochon. Not one thing completed that was supposed to be and pathetic communication along the way. Getting my garage door opener… Full Review ▶

12/06/06
Resident

I didn't think it was possible but the Caboshon is worse than ever. The management is filling this place up with any one with a pulse. I hear they are giving tons of free rent to anyone who walks in the… Full Review ▶

11/13/06
Resident

Regretfully I chose to live at CABOCHON, and not long after I moved in I couldn't wait to move out. It seems like everything falls apart, and when you let management know about it they hardly ever even try to fix… Full Review ▶

11/07/06
Resident

My fiance and i were looking in Las Colinas and fell in love with this place. The view, all the shops below us, the cheap rent. I started reading reviews on here and became aprehensive. The apartment agents assured us there… Full Review ▶

10/28/06
Resident

At first view I was in love. I thought this place is great! Waterview, fireplace, top floor...it rocked! Then I moved in. 4 trips to fix a/c. I was dying!! ROACHES and HUGE ROACHES all the time. You can't kill them.… Full Review ▶

10/24/06
Resident

This place is total crap. The apartments are decaying rapidly and the walls are filled with mold damage. For a while there, one of the apartments was filled with mold that covered the walls in its entirety. The "management" left the… Full Review ▶

10/21/06
Resident

This place is a dump. Elevators work sometimes, standing water in garages, trash overflowing, ROACHES, buildings need a lot of repair work. Tiles are falling off the roof. Ask a resident before you move in. I cannot wait until my lease… Full Review ▶

10/20/06
Resident

We will not be renewing our lease when it expires. If we could afford to break it we would. I was somewhat excited when we first moved in, but all that has now changed. First, the apartments are so old that… Full Review ▶

10/18/06
Resident

I think this apt is great! I have never had any issues. The people that live here are friendly and the maintenance guys are really nice and have always been prompt. There are waterbugs but thats because it is on the… Full Review ▶

09/30/06
Resident

I have had nothing but headaches since moving here last year and would like to thank the management for the motivation they gave me for starting the process of buying my own home far from here. Maintenance is horrible- they can't… Full Review ▶

09/10/06
Resident

I lived at Cabochon for a year. It looked nice on the surface. I particularly liked the security to enter the buildings and parking garage. About 3 months into my stay, the gate on our garage broke. As of leaving (9… Full Review ▶

09/10/06
Resident

I LOVE THIS COBOCHON APPARTMENTS,RUN BY GOOD EMPLOYEES,BEST PRICES.IT IS VERY CLEAN.DONT LOOK ANY WHERE ELSE JUST MOVE HERE.YOU WILL ALSO LIKE IT. Full Review ▶

09/10/06
Resident

I know that this place has no security, management does not fix anything,there is mold, and many bugs. Look at the tennants carefully before you move in. Full Review ▶

09/02/06
Resident

IT WAS JUST A MATTER OF TIME,THIS GUY IS AN ALCOHOLIC,WASNT ABLE TO PAY HIS RENT.HIS WIFE DUMPED HIM,NOW HE LIVES WITH HIS DOG.HAS NO FRIENDS.ON THE OTHER SIDE CARL LEFT THIS BEAUTIFULL(CABACHON)COMPLEX,CARL DID NOT GET FIRED.MAKES GOOD MONEY.GOD BLESS THE… Full Review ▶

08/23/06
Resident

Not only is the management rude, inconsiderate, and could not care at ALL about the tenants, there is no maintance and the place is noisy, filled with bugs, has leaky appliances and windows with mold, it also has a major crime… Full Review ▶

08/18/06
Resident

I have lived here for 5 years and haven't had problems so far. I think the people who have issues with this complex are the people who don't call the management and let them know what problems need to be fixed.… Full Review ▶

08/05/06
Resident

We live here since a year and have just extended. To me it sounds like there is a difference between phase 1 and 2. I'd always take 2 again. We enjoy the area the lake the fact that we can walk… Full Review ▶

08/04/06
Resident

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08/04/06
Resident

I imagine there are a couple places worse off (Prison& Hell). Where to begin???? First of all, the apartments are complete trash. If the person who lived in the apartment before you had pets, you will smell them as long as… Full Review ▶

07/30/06
Resident

I like it here. It surprises me that there are a lot of negative reviews. Out of all I just read, one is correct, the wall to wall insulation is not thick enough you can hear your neighbour, especilly if you… Full Review ▶

07/22/06
Resident

My fiance and I moved into the Cabochon with high hopes and every single hope has been destroyed. They are liars and decievers. They have treated my fiance and I with little respect. The apartments are full of Arabs, --------, Japs,… Full Review ▶

07/19/06
Resident

I lived here 3 years ago when these apartments were Post properties, which were way better. Then they became Cabochon, and it all went down hill. I lived in a 2nd floor and I could hear everything that went on upstairs… Full Review ▶

07/17/06
Resident

Another former resident who was shanghaied by these scumbags. The staff will tell you whatever you want to hear to get you in the door, then deny everything when it comes to following through. Noisy neighbors (the police were called at… Full Review ▶

07/15/06
Resident

This apartment is nice until you sign the lease agreement and everything goes down hill after that. They lied to me and told me alot of things over the phone and when i was ready to end my lease with them,… Full Review ▶

07/06/06
Resident

DO NOT RENT HERE!
This complex is completely GHETTO! The management is deceptive and belligerent. There are MANY, NUMEROUS break-ins in the parking garage.
And motorcycles are frequently stolen from inside the gated (the gates RARELY EVER WORK. Want to have an… Full Review ▶

07/03/06
Resident

This place is decent on the inside and the community is nice, but the staff is not helpful.

I would recommend the place b/c the apartments are new enough and clean enough, but dont expect to get help from anyone. Full Review ▶

07/02/06
Resident


It was just a matter of time. Thanks goodness for the residents and now all we need to do is to get the Arabs and foreigners out.


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06/21/06
Resident

They have 1000 units, and several buildings, cool restaurants and walking trails. I know there a few ppl that write negative reviews here. I also know for each negative review there are lots of happy residents. Unfortunately, most happy people aren't… Full Review ▶

06/15/06
Resident

The new Property Manger has left, this the fifth one in three years, because the owners in Boston are slum lords and will NOT invest any money in the property that is falling apart from lack of maintenance, it is for… Full Review ▶

06/13/06
Resident

I hate to see negative comments about the Cabochon. I have been living here for a little over 6 months and I love it - there is no other community that I have ever seen in Las Colinas that has anywhere… Full Review ▶

06/12/06
Resident

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06/11/06
Resident

I have been in my apartment for over a year. I live in a huge 1100 sq ft loft in the newer phase. I have to say, I love the location, I love the grounds, and I love the amenities. But… Full Review ▶

06/08/06
Resident

Lets be fair about Cabochon, the property is nice, great pool, and atmosphere. It is a little old, but there is nowhere in Las Colinas that you will be able to find as much space for the money. And if you… Full Review ▶

06/07/06
Resident

Usually I don't write any comments, but the last I found so bad I have the feeling that I have to let people know, how nice living here is. We had no trouble getting anything fixed same day, we found one… Full Review ▶

06/06/06
Resident

Yes, it is true. 1000s of flying mega-roaches have declared war on this property and are everywhere including the apartments themselves. On top of that, someone from their staff entered my apartment while I was on vacation and installed pinhole surveillance… Full Review ▶

06/06/06
Resident

Management is uncooperative, unattentive, and rude. Roaches rule the courtyards and invade your living space. "Notices" are pinned to your doors and you are blamed when you don't receive them, and don't expect to get any "emergency" repairs within the same… Full Review ▶

05/23/06
Resident

Don't expect to have no bugs.
Don't expect to be safe.
Don't expect management to care.
Don't expect anything to be fixed by maintenance
Don't expect to be happy with your apartment.

STAY AWAY........FAR AWAY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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05/07/06
Resident

was the most awful and horrible place i ever have lived.....my apartment was not ready for two months after my lease started and was soo bad that i never even moved into it...i had to hire a lawyer to get a… Full Review ▶

04/21/06
Resident

The sad part is I have only lived in the apartment for 2 weeks. This was the biggest mistake I have EVER made. This place is not only disgusting,the maintenance is lazy, and the office reps have the worst attitudes. Hopefully… Full Review ▶

04/21/06
Resident

I didn't even know about this site until recently and when I started reading these reviews they made me sick. My husband and I have been living at the Cabochon for 4 years and we've had a wonderful experience. The views… Full Review ▶

04/20/06
Resident

I lived at the Cabochon for almost seven years in phase 1 (the end closest to the Omni Mandalay hotel) and I never had the noise, crime or bug problems that so many other people mention in their reviews. The maintenance… Full Review ▶

04/18/06
Resident

Our AC has gone out 9 times in the last 6 months. Doubling our electric bill. And the complex has yet to replace the unit. They can't even meet a basic standard of living. Full Review ▶

04/04/06
Resident

Management is completely horrible. For the low end apartments, they seem to impose impossible rules and outrageous fines. They treat you like dirt once you sign the lease papers.
Any request for maintainence in apt will take 2-3 weeks for them… Full Review ▶

04/02/06
Resident

I have never witnessed such a disrespectful group of management. They act like you are more of a hassle than a tenant. The maintainence group do half the work, then come back and do some more then come back and finish… Full Review ▶

04/01/06
Resident

I read through these comments, and I cannot see what people are talking about. My wife and I love it here, and we have had zero problems, or complaints. Hate the players not the game. lol Where else can you get… Full Review ▶

03/29/06
Resident

i would not recommend this place to anyone. The staff is very rude and i do not feel safe here. we moved originally because I felt safe. The gates in the parking gargae have no been working since we moved, my… Full Review ▶

03/28/06
Resident


Loud, piss-poor maintenance staff, outdated, HUGE UTILITY BILLS, expensive rent for what you get.

Vandalism has happened twice to my building
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03/14/06
Resident

Not impressed. The management staff tries to seem very friendly, however they would'nt help you one bit if it meant going out of their own way. NOT WORTH THE MONEY.
The maintenance staff is horrible.
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03/04/06
Resident

My husband and I, both professionals, have lived here for almost four years. When we first moved it, the Cabochon was a Post property. It Is OBVIOUSLY NOT now. We are the last of three apartments of professionals on my floor.… Full Review ▶

03/02/06
Resident

For all you renters out there one of the rude leasing consultants is gone.. But if you are still looking for a great place with awesome management move on. You will find it. The Cabochon has great extras but the insides… Full Review ▶

02/27/06
Resident

I hesitated about leasing here after what I read on this site, It seems that when I came in I immediately found my home after just listening to Bryan. There are not too many leasing people I came into contact with… Full Review ▶

02/14/06
Resident

I've been in the cabochon for almost a year now and have had nothing but a good experience. Its extremely quiet, clean, and very safe. I've had two work orders that were done same day. I have never had problems receiving… Full Review ▶

02/02/06
Resident

We moved into these apartments the last week of June 2005, it was pleasant at first and the rates were great, until only a week later there was an attempt theft on my vehicle, a week later my roommate and his… Full Review ▶

01/27/06
Resident

The security gates to the apartments don't work. They can be pulled open. The gate in the parking garage is always open, because it is broken and has been for 3 years.
The rent is way to high for the quality… Full Review ▶

01/21/06
Resident

This is my prayer everynight as I lay in my bed until 2 and 3 in the morning, not being able to sleep because of the music, noise from the drunks and cars, plus my upstairs neighbor.
The reason for moving here… Full Review ▶

01/20/06
Resident

This place is HORRIFYING!! That's putting it nicely. I normally don't complain, but I am so fustrated I wanted to let everyone who reads this to beware. To make a very long story short. My problems started about 6 months after… Full Review ▶

01/18/06
Resident

I have lived at the Cabochone for 2 years now. 15 cars along with mine were vandelized and robbed all in one night a few months ago. The gated parking garage (which you will have to pay extra for) is constantly… Full Review ▶

01/09/06
Resident


This apartment complex is the pits. Like other postings said, the grounds are dirty, the lighting and security is a problem, maintenance never responds to your problems, the gates never work and it has basically become a tenament.

I have lived… Full Review ▶

01/09/06
Resident

From the very start the office staff was rude. I moved into the complex for the convience of work travel, but now believe I should have taken more time to look for other options. After signing my lease, I thought the… Full Review ▶

01/01/06
Resident

I have never disliked a place I have ever lived in till now!!!!!!! It looks really nice (looks are deceiving here)
The staff is a total joke!!!! I think monkeys are running the maintenance office(monkeys would probably do a better job) it's… Full Review ▶

12/27/05
Resident

This place is nothing but a heaven for thiefs and MPA will not secure the complex,CRIME is not the only thing wrong beware of management. Full Review ▶

12/27/05
Resident

Can you believe it they hire contractors and give them keys to all of the apartments and they turn out to be the thiefs, "WOW" your and your belongings are not safe at this complex and should be investigated Full Review ▶

12/27/05
Resident

This apartment complex is awesome! It's like no other complex I've ever seen. There are little shops and restaurants in the buildings below, it's right on a canal that has gondola rides, the streets are all cobblestones, and the interiors are… Full Review ▶

12/25/05
Resident

The interior and carpet of these apartments need to be replaced. The exterior of the building is definitely misleading as another reviewer previously stated. The management and maintenance is some of the worst I have ever experienced in my 12 years… Full Review ▶

12/24/05
Resident

THIS IS A ---- HOLE AND THE EMPLOYEES OF MPA ARE NOTHING BUT THIEFS AND STEAL YOUR ---- GO FIND A PLACE THAT IS SAFE Full Review ▶

12/13/05
Resident

This place is really going downhill. It takes weeks to months to get anything fixed by maintenance and then it is just a band-aid. The property is never cleaned up.The workmanship is so bad that this last freeze several apartments flooded… Full Review ▶

12/11/05
Resident

So many comments ring true. Lived here for several years. Experienced the decline of this once wonderful complex. Dissapointing. Management is horrible. Complex in decay. Utilities are rediculously high. Not sure if the HVAC is in extremely poor condition, no insulation,… Full Review ▶

12/11/05
Resident

I lived at the Cabochon from 10/04 till 10/05 and it was a horrible experience. The place is riddle with cockroaches, pregnant homeless cats, rats and every else you can think of. You will not get any portion of your deposit… Full Review ▶

12/07/05
Resident

Rediculous electric bills, roaches, generally poor condition lack of repair poor maint, jerk for a maint supervisor. The fact that they agreat location convinced me to take a chance on the apartments. I thought I had found the perfect apartments...WRONG. On… Full Review ▶

12/06/05
Resident

My husband and I thought we were on board with signing a lease until I read all of the bad reviews on this forum. We looked at the other properties right around that area (lofts) and they are all way too… Full Review ▶

12/05/05
Resident

I moved in and my phone line wasn't working. I called SBC to fix it and they said they had to charge me a repair fee to do it. I told management this and they didn't seem to care nor would… Full Review ▶

12/03/05
Resident

Cabochon is the worst apartment complex ever. It's overpriced, dumpy, and they don't fix anything that cost them money. I was promised new carpet never got it, my floor is coming up, my apartment flooded and I had to bug them… Full Review ▶

12/03/05
Resident

Although the Cabochon appears to be beautiful, the maintenance staff and management are not. We moved into our phase 1 apartment and have such bad structural problems in our building that there are cracks in the interior, water damage, and slop… Full Review ▶

12/03/05
Resident

I definitely wish I could turn back time and reverse my decision to lease an apartment at Cabochon. We have lived in this community for about 2 years now and are looking avidly for a new place to live. I have… Full Review ▶

11/26/05
Resident


Dangerous, Break-ins,Loud, Ethnically diverse Complex, No Security. Management tries, but very unsafe.
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11/23/05
Resident

This place is alright for what it is .Hell its not a new complex like across the street,but then again the price will reflect that.Im just glad the maintenance staff is there when Ive has issues in my apartment.Like the water… Full Review ▶

11/17/05
Resident

We lived there for a year and the apartments are not being repaired, maint sucks, roaches, and mildew is all you get Full Review ▶

11/13/05
Resident

If the previous post is correct that she and her fiance got "We got 3 months free" MPA management is discriminating and I will have my brother who is a lawyer sue them, for the record this is the first time… Full Review ▶

11/12/05
Resident

My Fiance and I just recently moved in about 6 months ago and we love it. It is so QUIET! Our view is second to none, the leasing staff was incredibly helpful (Kassidy and Traci were GREAT) We got 3 months… Full Review ▶

11/10/05
Resident

First off, can they please hire an entirely new leasing staff. They just don't seem to realize that they are to treat us all as if we are potential residences as we can choose to renew our leases. Not only are… Full Review ▶

11/09/05
Resident

I am currently a resident here. boy did I make the biggest mistake of a lifetime; living here. we have only lived here for two months and everything is going wrong. when we moved in, we had to sign the lease… Full Review ▶

11/07/05
Resident

Wow, I went to look at this place a couple of weeks ago and was horrified. As someone who relocates often for work, I must honestly confess that the agent who showed me around was possibly the rudest leasing agent I… Full Review ▶

11/04/05
Resident

At first I fell in love with the Location, Amenities, and idea of the Cabochon, but that all faded. It started with the management. Moving in was such a pain in the rear b/c they were completely disorganized and kept "misplacing"… Full Review ▶

11/02/05
Resident

Years at this apartment: 2004-2005
Some of the positive reviews on this place have to be fake...there is no sane person that would like living here.
We signed a year lease at the Cabochon and last night was our last, THANK GOD. Over… Full Review ▶

11/01/05
Resident

This apartment complex is riddled with maintenance issues and the poorest property management I have ever seen. I have been thoroughly disgusted since day one of moving into this ridiculous excuse for human living conditions and I wish I'd read up… Full Review ▶

10/30/05
Resident

If you don't mind pests in your apt, noise 24/7, no Maintenance and an incompetent management company this is the place for you.
Let me start with the positives since it is much shorter than the negatives. The location and apartment exterior… Full Review ▶

10/28/05
Resident

Management here is poor and Maintenance has always been a joke. They change the rules when it suits them best to make the most money for them. That depends on what mood they're in on that day and to many apartment… Full Review ▶

10/28/05
Resident


Usually you disregard one or 2 negative reports because they are based on one individual's bad experience. BELIEVE ALL THESE BAD REPORTSABOUT THE CABOCHON. The place looks great on the outside but they'll find a way to screw you. Whether it… Full Review ▶

10/28/05
Resident


Lazy "Carl" can -------- with the best of them. The rest of the crew follows him.

Live without hot water or a/c on the weekend and see how """happy""" it makes you!

He should be fired
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10/25/05
Resident

The castle is becoming a bit crumbly. Having survived the dot.com crash and subsequent ghost town that Las Colinas became, Cabochon is held together surprisingly well by a caring maintenance staff doing what they can with limited resources. (Javier you're the… Full Review ▶

10/24/05
Resident

Incompetent management, and an indifferent ownership have turned this property into a crime-ridden Tijuana slum, with water leaks reminiscent of Thailand in March. Maintenance staff has incompetent management hampered by penny-pinching management. High turnover rate in office speaks volumes to lack… Full Review ▶

10/23/05
Resident

Cabochon and its maintance dept headed by carl the ------- suck Full Review ▶

10/20/05
Resident

If would have known what I know now I would have never moved here!!! The manager is rude no maintenance, they smell.

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10/18/05
Resident

This used to be a great apartment complex the new management MPA and maintenance supervisor are far the worst I have seen. I havent had the best experience with this complex. I have lived in cheaper apartments and had the best… Full Review ▶

10/18/05
Resident

On the outside, this apartment complex can't be beat. You have the lake, the pools, the nearby shops. Do not let this fool you.

I have lived here with my fiance for a year (and it's only been that long, because I… Full Review ▶

10/18/05
Resident

My Fiance and I just moved into the Cabochon a few months ago and we really like it. The property is amazing, we love the convenience of the amenities that the property offers and the location is amazing.

On our move in… Full Review ▶

10/17/05
Resident

If you don't mind pests in your apt, noise 24/7, no Maintenance and an incompetent management company this is the place for you.
Let me start with the positives since it is much shorter than the negatives. The location and apartment exterior… Full Review ▶

10/16/05
Resident

Move here if the following does not bother you:
1. Parking garage security gates never work and are always in the "open" position
2. Lights in the parking garage are frequently out, creating creepy, dark areas
3. Security system for building doors is broken… Full Review ▶

10/15/05
Resident

I lived at the Cab for over 5 years. Since the current management took over from POST Properties, it has all been downhill. They have refurbished the exteriors, but it's all superficial. The apts suck, they are poorly maintained, security gates… Full Review ▶

10/15/05
Resident

I should have known when I saw the condition of the property that the attitude of the people and the condition of the inside of the apartments over time would be no better. With all the choices to live at in… Full Review ▶

10/14/05
Resident

My roommate and I moved in last year (tower on the older side on the 5th floor) and we are finally moving out in 2 weeks. I am a 25 yr. old well educated (MBA) male na dhave lived in many… Full Review ▶

10/04/05
Resident

Just having moved out I want people to know
in the winter poor Heat, in the summer poor Air Conditioning, and electric bills reach astronomically high, even for an studio! Are they getting a "Kickback"?

Six months to repair is long enough… Full Review ▶

10/03/05
Resident

These are the worst apartments I have ever lived in. The office staff is ok, but that doesn't help the fact that nothing gets fixed. I understand the apartments are old, but they would never come out to fix things until… Full Review ▶

10/01/05
Resident

We all should move on and give this place to the arabs that hold their nightly JIHAAD meetings at overpriced GRANADA MARKET, and the lack of maintenance, after the refugees leave this will be a ---- getto for these people. Full Review ▶

09/30/05
Resident

Hello I have lived at the Cab for 1.5 years. I think (like everyone else) that I pay too much for my shoebox apartment with old appliances and interiors. Bugs are a problem, and yes the security gates are a joke.… Full Review ▶

09/30/05
Resident

I should have known when I saw the condition of the property that the attitude of the people and the condition of the inside of the apartments over time would be no better. With all the choices to live at in… Full Review ▶

09/27/05
Resident

After trying to lease a unit at Cabochon, we were dissapointed like many renters at the complex. Unfortunately, we got the hint before we were caught in the tanglement of a lease. Beware! They promise pre-move in improvements and upgrades they… Full Review ▶

09/23/05
Resident

I agree the management is absolutely terrible. The people in the office are rude and not very bright. We had maintance problems and they have nothing but idiots, they could never fix anything.
We were also infested by bugs this summer… Full Review ▶

09/12/05
Resident

I have lived here about 13 months and the maintainance is really bad. takes a few days for the repair and then, they half --- it on the first go around every time. never have i seen them finish a job.… Full Review ▶

09/05/05
Resident

MPA
DBA THE CABOSHON
361 West Fork
Irving, Texas 75039

General Manager


As you know it is the landlords duty to provide security in our complex, yesterday September 04, 2005 at approximately 9:30 A.M. I went to my pool at 373 West Fork and placed… Full Review ▶

08/17/05
Resident

This complex has a great atmosphere. The management staff has been quick to resolve any issue. For instance, I have only had two issues while living in the complex. The management has resolved both issues the very same day. Living in… Full Review ▶

08/16/05
Resident

I've lived at the Cabochon for a year and am planning to move out. I like the design of the grounds & community and definetely enjoyed the free parking garage, although the gate was almost always be broken. For that matter,… Full Review ▶

08/08/05
Resident

I lived the Cabochon for 15 months and was really happy to get out of there. There were multiple problems with the complex and it looks like I am not the only one to have them

1--Roaches,,,not just one a month,but many… Full Review ▶

08/03/05
Resident


First off, the management is awlful! They do nothing about anything and everything!!! I've made several complaints about noisy neighbors and reoccuring problems and they just ignore the situation! I've wrote several letters, emails, and had to call the police on… Full Review ▶

07/15/05
Resident


PROPERTY MANAGER IS SUCH A BI***!!! PAY CLOSE ATTENTION TO HOW MANY PEOPLE MOVE OUT OF THIS COMPLEX EVERY WEEKEND!!!!!!! DRIVE AROUND PROPERTIES BEFORE APPLYING FOR THEM PLEASE!! PARKING IS HORRIBLE ALSO. AND NO MAINTANCE ---- EVER----THIS PLACE SUCKS


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07/11/05
Resident

I dont know what to say about the sales people here. I am not sure if they are racist or just plain old lazy, money hungry for their commission. I went to see the apartment and the experience was extremely unpleasant… Full Review ▶

06/30/05
Resident

The management and maintenance SUCK! They fix nothing. It is dirty and the staff here is terrible. The manager is the rudest person I have ever met and the maintenance is so stupid!! These people do not deserve your money. It… Full Review ▶

06/29/05
Resident

This property was built by POST properties but sold. Why would a property management company sell a property they just built? Because they knew it was a piece of sh**. Do not move here, the management is worse than the property.… Full Review ▶

06/26/05
Resident

The staff is EXTREMELY rude!!! There is NO maintenece!!! It is very loud!!! There is trash everywhere...mainly cigarette butts in the hallways (BTW I am a smoker, so you know it must be bad). Parkin?!?!? The gate is ALWAYS broken and… Full Review ▶

06/23/05
Resident

Whatever you do, don't move here. The management team is rude, there is no maintenance, the apartments are to expensive, and you can find much better for the price they want here,for a dirty unkepd many new apartments are available now… Full Review ▶

06/22/05
Resident

This is the second time I have leased at the Cabochon. I lived there in 2001 as well. Although the property could use some updating, ( interior walls and doors to units need painting) the grounds and pools are great. The… Full Review ▶

05/18/05
Resident


this place is horrible. the management is completely unhelpful and arnt the friendliest either. They charge you for anything you may think of. the maintance men, though very helpful, come in whenever they want.i hate this place. everyone else who lives… Full Review ▶

05/17/05
Resident

They just try to grab your money and pay least attention to your needs, repair and concerns. They makepromises in the sales office that they do not keep did not even care when I reported that my car was broken into… Full Review ▶

05/10/05
Resident

I lived at the apartments for several years and it seems to be a pretty good place to live . Full Review ▶

05/04/05
Resident

OFFICE MANAGEMENT, MAINTENANCE AND MANAGEMENT COMPANY are unprofessional and do not respond to major repaires required, even after written requests. Because of water leaks not being properly repaired in a timely manner, a number of different kinds of mold grew in… Full Review ▶

05/02/05
Resident

I am stuck here for another two months. The service is the worst. Not only are these people uneducated but becasue you are the tenant they treat you like crap. All of the other reviews are right, maintenance I believe sucks… Full Review ▶

04/16/05
Resident

First and foremost, if you are on the first or second floors and the people living above you decide they want to be loud you are in big trouble. You can hear every little sound in the apartments above you because… Full Review ▶

04/16/05
Resident

The entire community is kept like a country club, the leasing staff is Professional, Courteous and obliging and the ammenties are unmatched.

I have lived in New York, Arizona, London, California, Indiana, Massachusetts and Florida. This is one of the nicest… Full Review ▶

03/31/05
Resident

I have lived in almost seven different apartments during my training over the past 8 years and this is definitely the worst one. When we moved in, the apartment was full of dead roaches and absolutely filthy. The management here told… Full Review ▶

03/29/05
Resident

To Whom This May Concern,
I used to be a renter at the Cabochon. From a person who have lived in other complexes in Dallas, this is by far one that I would put on the "bad" list. First, they charge you… Full Review ▶

03/23/05
Resident

CABOCHON could use some improvements, but it isn't horrible. I've lived here for a year. The management isn't terrible, but they aren't always the friendliest people. When I moved in last February the apartment STUNK. The fridge was broken and funky… Full Review ▶

03/18/05
Resident

I stumbled upon this Web site when I was simply Googling to find the apartment office's phone number. Wow ... I had no idea people would go to such lengths to discredit this complex.
I moved to the CABICHON in October 2004… Full Review ▶

03/17/05
Resident

When I moved in there were several problems with my apartment and after filling a complaint with management they did everything possible to make things right and with the efforts of Carl they completely repaired my issues, let's remember it is… Full Review ▶

03/07/05
Resident

Cabochon is a joke as an apartment complex!!!!

The person that helped me through my leasing process was nice and that is about the only good thing I can say about that place. Everything else is crap.
For starters, my kitchen sink would… Full Review ▶

03/03/05
Resident

I LIVED THERE IN 2003-2004. AND IT WAS A MESS. THE MGMT. DIDN'T GIVE A DAMN ABOUT HELPING THEIR TENANTS AND PAYED NO ATTENTION TO COMPLAINTS AND REQUESTS. THE PLACE SMELLS, DANGEROUS AND FALLING APART THE NEW MANAGEMENT COMPANY SUCKS BEWARE… Full Review ▶

03/03/05
Resident

It's true..this place puts on a great facade and I thought it was really nice here. I was so excited when I first moved in, but after about 3 months, it took a turn for the worse and I started to… Full Review ▶

03/02/05
Resident

This place needs to be gutted. Needs new floors, carpet, windows, applicances. Everything is crap. Oh yeah....the roaches are insand at this place. I sleep with one eye open and a can of RAID. I moved in last August and sign… Full Review ▶

03/01/05
Resident

Well to start the entire complex is falling apart and the staff is completely neurotic. I have had utility bills as high as $350 for July when we keep the thermostat between 75-78 degrees, and they say that it is Tux?s… Full Review ▶

03/01/05
Resident

This place has some serious issues. Your biggest surprise will come when you move out. The concept of "normal wear and tear" is foreign to this complex In my 7 other apartment living experiences, I have never run into anything like… Full Review ▶

02/24/05
Resident


I lived here for a year and it was the longest year of my life. Maintence comes into your apartment all day everyday and will probably spend more time in there then you ever will. The complex is run by a… Full Review ▶

02/19/05
Resident

Maintenance is a mess. The maintenance staff is great, but the organization is non-existent. Their manager eats doughnuts and flirts with female residents all day. It is not uncommon to see him goofing around at one of the pools chatting with… Full Review ▶

02/16/05
Resident

I wish I could buy my apartment...I love it...I was reading some of the other comments and am wondering if these people actually live here...no place is perfect...if occasional problems upset you that much, GO BUY A HOUSE! I have never… Full Review ▶

02/14/05
Resident

The Cabochon is horrible to say the least. When you look at this place on the surface, it looks like an alright place to live. How a management company can really let a once respectable community turn into another slum of… Full Review ▶

02/11/05
Resident

This place is the worst place in Las Colinas.
If you are looking for an apartment, avoid this place like Ebola. These "managers" are only interested in one thing- putting people in apartments. They DO NOT CARE once that lease is signed.… Full Review ▶

02/10/05
Resident

I BELIEVE THAT PERSON STILL LIVES IN THE CABOCHON, AND NEEDS TO BE EXCAVATED TO GET RID OF THEM. THE CABOCHON IS AN EXCELLENT COMMUNITY AND THE MANAGEMENT AND STAFF EXEMPLIFIES THAT POINT. Full Review ▶

02/09/05
Resident

Sara the rental manager is quite aware of the severe mold problems that are occurring at the CABOSHON. Many apartments are sitting vacant with nothing being done to correct these deadly bacteria. When a past employee brought this to her attention,… Full Review ▶

02/08/05
Resident

The so called management team that works here (temporarily, most quit or are fired very quickly, except those so far up someone?s ---) are the most uneducated flunkies I have had to deal with. I am a past employee at the… Full Review ▶

02/07/05
Resident

I would like to agree with everybody that this is the worst place to live, but I do not. This place goes FAR beyond that!
The front office staff and maintenance service is going to make you sicker than drinking water… Full Review ▶

02/06/05
Resident

With all the issues that we dealt with at this property, moving out could not taste any sweeter. Anyone considering moving into this place had better heed the warnings listed on this site. Most of them are VERY TRUE. Learn from… Full Review ▶

02/06/05
Resident

I've been living here for only 2 months and I must say I'm very unhappy here.I'm leaving for another apartment. My apartment has mildew (lots of it) growing out of ALL the vents. I've brought it up when I moved in… Full Review ▶

02/05/05
Resident

see my statement above...imagine how bad this place is if I am willing to do that! Full Review ▶

02/04/05
Resident

This is the worst apartment complex I have ever lived in. The maintenance is horrible! They have a different manager in the office every week and they "LIE" and the security is horrible!! I am disgusted to go home everyday for… Full Review ▶

02/03/05
Resident

I have lived here for six months and am leaving seems like nothing has gone right in this complex there is a major mold problem and the apatments are sinking the management staff are never willing to help. I, like many… Full Review ▶

02/01/05
Resident

I really like the area and the outside of the buildings and the atmosphere of the area is great. Everything is so close. I've lived here three months and have had many maintenance problems with the apartment. They have fixed some… Full Review ▶

01/31/05
Resident

I cannot believe this place dangerous, smells, poor sales staff, MOLD, dirty, loud need I say more Full Review ▶

01/31/05
Resident

I don't doubt that some people have had problems living here one time or another(or anywhere for that matter).I had a major problem here this year but dealt with it calmly and didn't freak out I put it in writing to… Full Review ▶

01/30/05
Resident

Unless you want to pay top dollar to live in the projects or Section 8. I am up because there are people in the hallway screaming. Nothing works here. I have been here for 2 years and the entry system for… Full Review ▶

01/22/05
Resident

I really like it here and the overall atmosphere of the area is great. Everything is so close and I enjoy having the lake to walk on. Everyone I?ve met, is really friendly too. I've lived here two months and have… Full Review ▶

01/03/05
Resident

I was planning on moving in but by the sound of this I think not. I went today and noticed the employee inside looked like he had just took a long bong hit of stupidity and washed it down with a… Full Review ▶

12/31/04
Resident

I had really looked forward to moving into the Cabochon in 2000. I loved the atmosphere and the location. I had a pleasant enough experience in Phase 2 but when I moved to Phase 1, I had nothing but problems with… Full Review ▶

12/23/04
Resident

The Cabachon is beautifully situated, but for a working person you rareky get the time to actually utilize the ammenities. So having to pay for it, and not having the time to utilize it doesn't make it worthwhile. Full Review ▶

12/14/04
Resident

I know that majority of comments are more rants than raves. And that is to be expected on a ratings site such as this. With that said, have the majority of people that moved out of The Cabochon from Phase 1… Full Review ▶

12/09/04
Resident

After living here six years, I am anxious to leave. Constant leaking ceiling in bedroom is unsightly. A/C runs non-stop during summer, not cooling & TXU bill is almost 300.00 July & August. Unit is inadequate & maintenance does A/C service… Full Review ▶

11/06/04
Resident

My overall feeling is that this was probably once a nice place to live, when it was initially built. It seems that the entire complex, while nicely landscaped and kept on the outside (to entice new renters), has not been maintained… Full Review ▶

11/06/04
Resident

I would like to comment on the last reviewer's opinion of "Keep your nasty mouth shut" and "If you don't have anything nice to say, don't say anything at all".
I recently wrote a review in which I did not recommend the… Full Review ▶

11/05/04
Resident

I originally moved in here with a roommate. The apartment was a bit small (about 1000 feet for a 2-bedroom with small study), but it had a very unique floorplan, which we both liked, and the rent was OK when split… Full Review ▶

11/02/04
Resident

1st of all I would like to write to all the people in this site that have nothing but bad things to say, you should keep your mouth shut, didn't your mom tell you that if you have nothing nice to… Full Review ▶

11/01/04
Resident

the following are the disadvantages of this complex:
1.there are mosquitoes, fruit flies, and bugs.
2.there are heaps of dog poop on the grass at the jogging trail.
3.the above mentioned stuff stinks...
4.there is no security inspite of all the big gates.(hardly any work).
5.Management… Full Review ▶

11/01/04
Resident

My husband and I were placed here temporarily by his company. We have just moved from New York City and are appalled at the state of this complex. We are only here for two months, and are very thankful for that.… Full Review ▶

10/31/04
Resident

Service Dept? I've given up on calling them. You have to have a personal relationship with a maintenance guy to get anything done. Constant vandalism of cars. My car was vandalized, my friends cars have been broken into and gutted by… Full Review ▶

10/25/04
Resident

I sympathize with all those who have given this place a bad rating but since the management has changed it has really gotten a lot better. Maintenance has improved greatly and they come within 24 hours of your call. I agree… Full Review ▶

10/09/04
Resident

I have lived here for 6 months now. The leasing agent was very nice and calls to say hi sometimes. I have had a few issues, but nothing I would not expect from a near 20 year old property. The ice… Full Review ▶

10/09/04
Resident

We have been here (Cabochon) for only one week but I will be giving updates. This place is the closest thing to living in a home, which I probably won't live in one (home) again until I retire to Florida? Anywho,… Full Review ▶

10/05/04
Resident

Thanks to the management. It takes months, even years for them to even address a maintenace request. I have lived here 2 years and found this out when I had a leaking roof. After 3 months it is still not fixed.… Full Review ▶

08/25/04
Resident

I have been a resident here for 8 months and have been completely unsatisfied with the level of service from management. They tell you one thing, but in reality, they don't tell you the whole truth when you move in. If… Full Review ▶

08/21/04
Resident

This is a great place to live. Wouldn't want to live anywhere else!! Management has always been helpful and courteous. I love the peaceful and quiet life here on the lake. Full Review ▶

08/09/04
Resident

It is so sad that the management here sucks, because the complex COULD be so nice! I, like others have maintence issues. I call and write most of my requests down. Have they ever been taken care of???? Of course not.… Full Review ▶

07/08/04
Resident

The staff is incredibly incompetent and rude. I have never been treated so poorly by sales people who need my business. Yes, from the outside the property sales itself but there are many many problems right up under the surface. I… Full Review ▶

06/30/04
Resident

I love my new home and the staff is wonderful!The manager is very sweet. I look forward to living here for years. Full Review ▶

06/28/04
Resident

I moved in and within 2 weeks I have had my apartment leaking from the upstairs. It took about another 3 weeks once i reported it that day. I think if you stay on top of them things will get done.… Full Review ▶

06/26/04
Resident

I dig living here ,especially after moving from s.w. dallas.Ive had a few problems,but they have been attended to promptly.My a.c. went out and the technician adressed it. He seemed very courteous. Full Review ▶

06/25/04
Resident

Cabochon was a beautiful place to live. I would probably still be there if I hadn't moved out of state. The apartments overlooking the lake are one of a kind and the cobblestone roads are very quaint. I always loved waking… Full Review ▶

06/09/04
Resident

I have lived here for a year and it seems like nothing has gone right in the apartment. Our water heater burst, we had a toilet overflow and then management ignored the problem leading to mold, and the people in the… Full Review ▶

06/01/04
Resident

I have lived here for almost a year. I can say that I have not seen near the amount of problems other people have commented on. I live in phase I (older section). I don't believe I have seen one bug,… Full Review ▶

05/18/04
Resident

Horrible staff. Awful roach problem no matter how many times you have your apartment sprayed. Mislead us on our deposit.

Beautiful on the outside but not worth it. Full Review ▶

05/04/04
Resident

Management office personnel extremely rude as if you're asking for something you don't deserve, as a rent paying tenant it's really something I don't need, only if I don't have to deal with management office I'm fine, but after one year… Full Review ▶

04/29/04
Resident

I have lived at the Cabachon for 18 months. I can say my experience has been anything but good. Since the first day I moved in I have had problem after problem that maintenance and administration refused to address.The followig is… Full Review ▶

04/28/04
Resident

I have lived in these apartments for 4 years. I hate these apartment and can not wait until my lease is up so I can move. The negative comments about these apartment are so TRUE! I thought I was the only… Full Review ▶

04/26/04
Resident

We lived in these apartments for a while and within one year the apartment we were in flooded around 15 times. Every time the problem was "looked at and fixed by a roofer". The incompetant staff and maintenance just gave us… Full Review ▶

04/05/04
Resident

I´ve been here only 3 wks and I´ve been bombarded with problems since the move-in. First is the noise, I can hear every little noise from surrounding apts. And the bugs! there are enormous flying roaches here that bite!! I´ve also… Full Review ▶

04/02/04
Resident

I currently live at the Cabochon and have had tons of problems with management. My apartment is loaded with roaches and I´ve asked someone to spray on three occasions. If I had to do it all over again, I would have… Full Review ▶

03/24/04
Resident

I have lived here for about a year now and loving it. I do agree there are some communication problem between the management and the leasing staff. When I first took my problems to the leasing office, nothing was being taken… Full Review ▶

03/05/04
Resident

I´ve lived here for about a 1 1/2. The maintenance and management of the apartment is horrible. Who cares if you apartment complex is nice but you can´t get anything fixed or it takes forever to get something done.

My… Full Review ▶

03/02/04
Resident

I was just reading the comments and had to put my two cents worth in. I lived here for almost 5 years, I loved every day there, I want to move back. I did also have problem with the management but… Full Review ▶

02/14/04
Resident

This has been my home for more than ten years, and I have never seen a property management company allow an apartment community to fall into such disrepair. The negative comments about this place are TRUE. If there is a postive… Full Review ▶

02/11/04
Resident

Other reviews do not exaggerate when they describe this place as a hell hole. I know not many people may read this before they move in but I have more complaints then will prolly fit on this page. As if the… Full Review ▶

02/03/04
Resident

this place is a complete illusion, it looks nice, but is nothing more than a really overpriced hellhole. the staff here is completely snobby and dismissive. the apartment itself is falling apart and the maintinence staff has filled none of our… Full Review ▶

01/26/04
Resident

We HATED these apartments from the time we moved in. They quoted us a price for rent which was different than got when we decided to lease. Maintenance is horrible. Instead of FIXING things they PATCHED them up. The cabinets in… Full Review ▶

01/24/04
Resident

Wow, deja vu! It seems I was not alone with the "wet-carpet-but-they-insist-it-was-dry" and problems with major discrepencies with basic recordkeeping.
Yeah, it´s cute from the street but save yourself the hassle and just dine nearby then walk around the area if… Full Review ▶

01/21/04
Resident

I have lived at The Cabochon for about six months. I love the atmosphere here! Everyone i´ve met have been extemely pleasant, and the convenience of the shops on the first floor make it that much better. The only complaint I… Full Review ▶

01/19/04
Resident

Maintenace staff here really sucks. When I moved in, my apartment carpet was still wet and they would not accept it. They sais its dry. They are pretty slow to repair stuff. It took 3 weeks and about 5 calls to… Full Review ▶

01/16/04
Resident

This was one of 5 apartments around the area that I´ve lived in and it was one of my favorites. Yes, there were problems, like the traffic around the parking garage, constant pool parties with tons of people, and (uggh) TONS… Full Review ▶

01/01/04
Resident

For the most part, I enjoyed living in this complex. I would just advise renters to keep very careful records here.

Almost a year after we moved out, the apartments had creditors calling us to try to collect on a… Full Review ▶

09/26/03
Resident

The location is great, the neighborhood is cool and the apartments have great drive-up appeal but all that is not worth it. The leasing agent told my boyfriend and I so many things that were not true (ie. yoga garden, Thursday… Full Review ▶

09/16/03
Resident

HOwever, the management team was not very effective.I requested a transfer to a larger apartment and I was told "they " don´t do transfers. After not being able to transfer, I decided to move across the street(Grand Treviso). When I put… Full Review ▶

08/27/03
Resident

This place was a mess from the moment we walked in. They originally got us set up in an apartment that was not going to be coming vacant. They didn´t have a refridgerator in our unit when we got there. Management… Full Review ▶

08/22/03
Resident

These apartments are really cute, but full of problems. The entire time I lived there anytime it would rain I would get wet in my living room. They always said a "specialist" was coming but never showed up. I couldn´t move… Full Review ▶

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