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Sweetwater Ranch

540 Buckingham Road, Richardson, TX 75081
56%
71
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56%
% Recommended
57%
City Average
08/02/14
Resident

The review before mine is not entirely correct, yes the walls are thin, yes the dumpsters are overflowing, no there is no potholes, the management does care. I have lived here the last year and have just recently renewed my contract… Full Review ▶

03/31/14
Resident

The few reviews just before mine look fabricated, I have lived here for at least two years now and I am dissatisfied by the services offered here. My biggest complaint about this apartments is the roaches, leaves all over the place,… Full Review ▶

03/07/14
Resident

I love living at Sweet Water Ranch been here for almost a year now and plan on renewing my lease. The staff is great, the apartments are nice and clean I feel safe living here. The amenities are also great the… Full Review ▶

03/07/14
Resident

I loved living in this apartment! I now own a home but it was the best place I lived before finally getting a house. They were very accepting of my dog and my son as I am a single mom. Full Review ▶

03/07/14
Resident

Wonderful management and LOVE the staff! They are always helpful and are very quick to fix maintenance issues! :-) hope I don't have to move for along time! Full Review ▶

03/07/14
Prospective Resident

I recently visited these apartments on a Saturday and even though it was raining the leasing person was more than happy to show me a one bedroom. He was very detailed and was able to answer all my questions. Along the… Full Review ▶

03/07/14
Resident

Sweetwater Ranch is amazing! It is a great little community and the staff is always happy to help. I would and do recommend this place to any and everyone. Full Review ▶

02/18/14
Resident

I love love love Sweetwater Ranch! My husband and I moved here over a year ago. And our experience has been w o n d e r f u l.....We are very particular about where we live. I check ratings, I… Full Review ▶

01/20/14
Resident

I would not recommend anyone live in this apartment! The people that working the leasing office are probably some of the rudest people I have ever met. I do not trust any of them either. Not every well-built units, and I've… Full Review ▶

Manager Response
07/05/13
Resident

I just renewed my lease here at Sweetwater, and I very content. The staff is always nice to me when I go in, and the maintenance workers do their best. One of my favorite things about my apartment is the way… Full Review ▶

06/26/13
Resident

DO NOT GO TO THIS APARTMENT EVER!!!!!! Worst experience till now in My life. MONEY SUCKING people who do not bother about the residents of their apartment. crappy apartments pests EVERYWHERE very bad maintenance service. Worst WORST WORST WORST Apartment management… Full Review ▶

04/14/13
Resident

Not the worst place in the world, but there are better options out there. The Good: -Nice exteriors. -Decent office staff. -The price. -Well-kept grounds. -Location (walking distance to Kroger, fast food, bank, liquor store, laundry, etc) The Bad: -Parking is… Full Review ▶

03/03/13
Resident

I think Sweetwater Ranch Apartments are one of my favourite aparments so far that i have lived. I love their pool and the cute ducks in them. The outside of the apartments is really nice. People working in the office are… Full Review ▶

02/22/13
Resident

i have lived at these apartmnets for the last 2 years. i think they are very fair and nice, i did have some problems but the office people made sure that they were taken care off. i think its a nice… Full Review ▶

02/02/13
Resident

Horrible manager. They charged us ridiculous amount while movie-out and justified showing the counter-top stains which they told us they were replacing anyway. Charged us for pet smell when we don't have one. Went to talk to the manager and he… Full Review ▶

01/28/13
Resident

We have been living at Sweetwater Ranch for 5 years now in two seperate apartments. This property and the staff have been great. Rent has been good and in our opinion reasonable. We feel our apartment has a lot of character… Full Review ▶

Manager Response
10/12/12
Resident

All the negative reviews are 100% TRUE!! This complex is a ---- hole!! They look nice on the outside but the interior is a whole different story. The foundation is screwd up so there are cracks everywhere and when it changes… Full Review ▶

10/01/12
Resident

This complex is HORRIBLE!!! We have been here since November 2011 and the first thing we noticed were the Roaches. They sprayed and they still were here. People are very disrespectful and it seems like they have microphones to talk. You… Full Review ▶

07/23/12
Resident

This is apartment is a mess. Ever since I moved in I was ready to move out. The parking is horrible. People put there bike locks at the bottom part of the stairs so its hard to walk. Sometimes the lady… Full Review ▶

Manager Response
03/27/12
Resident

Warning: Do NOT move into this apartment complex. It is horrible. The parking is bad because THERE IS NO PARKING. You have cars that never move and once you can get a parking spot near your apartment you have other people… Full Review ▶

03/27/12
Resident

My biggest issue is that they continuously raised the rent by a large amount at each renewal period. The apartments look nice on the outside but the interior is stuck in the 80s. Old appliances and nasty looking vinyl. It was… Full Review ▶

03/03/12
Resident

My apartment is infested with ants. I have tried several times to get something done about it. I was told that legally all they have to do is spray outside. That didn t get rid of them; they crawl on my… Full Review ▶

02/23/12
Resident

NASTY NASTY NASTY PLACE TO LIVE. We relocated from another state so didn't get to walk threw till our uhaual was in the drive. I was very disappointed when walking in. My husband was shown a place that of course hadn't… Full Review ▶

01/17/12
Resident

I've lived there between 2009 and 2011, in the building no. 14. i have to say this is one of the best communities i've lived so far. They are very prompt in the maintenance requests. When you go to the office,… Full Review ▶

07/28/11
Prospective Resident

Hello, We are planning to move into these apartments sometime in September. I visited the property and was quite impressed with the flat that was shown to us. Can someone please give us the right advise and suggestion and answer my… Full Review ▶

06/15/11
Resident

I lived in Sweetwater for a year waaay back in 2007 maybe. At the time everything was very nice and well kept. I haven't seen it now, but then we didn't have problems with bugs or anything. The only thing that… Full Review ▶

11/22/10
Prospective Resident

This place looks beautiful from outside but the inside is another story.. They use outdated materials. The micorwave the oven the diswasher nasty.. bugs every where. What they show you and what you get are compeletly two different things. My electric… Full Review ▶

11/12/10
Resident

I actually never made it through the night: ) I signed my lease after looking at the model apartment. Because I was moving 6 days before my wedding day, I had my movers move me in while I was at work.… Full Review ▶

04/04/10
Resident

My lease will be up in a few months and I am trying my hardest to get out of this place.Like others have said it is great before you move in but once the lease is signed , nothing but trouble.… Full Review ▶

03/14/10
Resident

read all of the reviews like i did, but still moved in. your the stars and moon when you are looking and leasing but after that you are thrown into a black hole. no instulation which incurrs high untility bill. the… Full Review ▶

01/20/10
Resident

My lease will be up in March of 2010 and I have stayed here for a year. The rent is average price for the space. I would suggest renting an apartment located in the back of the complex for better parking.… Full Review ▶

01/06/10
Resident

Yes, I came to know about the break ins around the mail box area. Not safe for kids. Stalkers and felons in the area. If you need peace move to a different apartment. Would never suggest this apartment. Outsiders can easily… Full Review ▶

12/23/09
Resident

The management is unprofessional, when complained about the crack smoking neighbors in building 14. Had to call police 4 times in the middle of the night for loud music and crack smoke. The manager Pam white is at her lowest level… Full Review ▶

07/01/09
Resident

People who complain about this place being worn down or not up to par are probably the same people who own a mercedes and live in an apartment complex when they could buy a house instead. These people want to live… Full Review ▶

06/25/09
Resident

Unfriendly and unmindful management. Courteous until you sign a lease. Too many repairs including damaged water heaters as a result high utility bill. Laundry is rubbish,not repaired for many weeks at a stretch. They'd come up with excuses to keep your… Full Review ▶

06/04/09
Resident

I have lived here almost a year in two different buildings. Finally very happy to move out. If you move there make sure: Dont move in building # 13 for following reason: -Parking is always problem. come after 7pm and park… Full Review ▶

01/11/09
Resident

My husband and I have lived here for almost a year and I've really noticed the improvements over the last several months. Yes the staff has changed, but for the better in my opinion. The new manager started a few months… Full Review ▶

11/19/08
Resident

I guess they've finally figured out that some things around here needed to be changed. I've lived here for almost 4 years and have seen some ups and downs like any other property I've ever lived at. Since my lease is… Full Review ▶

10/09/08
Resident

If you want a pretty ok apartment that's not falling apart but not all crem de la creme look here.Compared to the apartments on the block a few minor things could be done to give it that appeal. one,Yes a facelift.I… Full Review ▶

05/31/08
Resident

We have lived here for almost a year now. The first two months were great. After that, we started seeing problems sprout up, one after another. The management here SUCKS. It changes on a day to day basis. The only staff… Full Review ▶

02/08/08
Resident

I can truly say that I have not had any problems any time i request something in my apartment they have come and fix it.. maybe not right that minute but they have come before the day is out... Keep the… Full Review ▶

01/26/08
Resident

I currently live in Sweetwater Ranch 1-2008 and I can not wait until me lease expires 3-2008. The Management Team changes by the week. Currently Sweetwater Ranch dosent have a manager. The last Manager was Gail. Well she's gone and who… Full Review ▶

09/14/07
Resident

My wife and I lived in Sweetwater Ranch from May of 2006 to June of 2007 in the three-bedroom apartment block. We experienced several serious problems at this community: 1) The noise level. The parents of the children in surrounding apartments… Full Review ▶

09/02/07
Resident

Quick simple facts, no blame, just the facts. Landscaping - every thursday whether it needs it or not. Can you say waste of money and does damage to the grass..? Rent - it's not a good thing when people overhear that… Full Review ▶

07/30/07
Resident

I currently live in these apartments, and my ground floor apartment has been flooded once by the water main that runs thru my wall. I have had toilet water from the floor above my childrens room come thru the ceiling and… Full Review ▶

06/12/07
Resident

Sweetwater Ranch is not a place I like living in anymore. We have been here over two years. When we first got here the manager, a woman named Tina, was strict. She lived here and treated it like her home. Things… Full Review ▶

02/09/07
Resident

This place is probably the worst I have ever lived in. I wouldn't know where to start with this place. Parking wasn't too bad but the parking space itself would be nice if it was a bit wider. If you want… Full Review ▶

01/22/07
Resident

i've had 8 complaints in the last two months regarding the office staff-- not notifying me of packages, signing for stuff and letting it sit in the office for a month, calling to get my lease renewed, WAITING for the forms… Full Review ▶

12/02/06
Resident

man i can not believe that there is nothing good on here. this place is great. lots of great people live here, management is great with the resources that are given to here, maint is good too, these are apartments people… Full Review ▶

11/03/06
Resident

The apartment mangement must obviously be reading these and complained because my rating comment was deleted, so let me try this again. I have to leave out the names because some crybaby at the complex office has nothing better to do… Full Review ▶

10/10/06
Resident

If you like to watch tv, and you can not get satellite DO NOT move in here!!!! Grande Cable is the only cable provider you can choose from, and it is HORRIBLE. It's an analog signal which means they are using… Full Review ▶

07/26/06
Resident

I was in this apartments for 8 months. Never had any major problems. the maintaince was good. I really enjoyed staying here. The best part of this apartments is pool with ducks and lot of children will be playing in the… Full Review ▶

06/13/06
Resident

This is a nice place to live. I never had any problems. I wish I would have never moved. Full Review ▶

05/01/06
Resident

We've lived here since December and have not had any problems. We are somewhat near the playground, so you do hear kids after school, but other than that our building is very quiet. Just a normal place to live. The apartment… Full Review ▶

04/13/06
Resident

I was shopping around for an apt in Richardson when I came across this site. A friend of mine from church works for RPD. This is what she had to say about the crime on this street!
"I checked w/ one… Full Review ▶

02/13/06
Resident

We recently applied to live at this complex. The complex is nice and I can find nothing bad to say about it from the tour that she gave us. I will even grant that the leasing agent was very friendly.

However,… Full Review ▶

10/22/05
Resident

I currently live at Sweetwater Ranch and from some of the incidents I have witnessed in the short time I have lived here, I now wish I had made another choice. I know that apartment life isn't always the best --… Full Review ▶

08/07/05
Resident

I've lived in this complex since Sept 2004 and my apt was in good shape when I moved in. Only very minor fixes initially. NIce area. The crime isn't bad here, but understand thieves are everywhere.

Positives:

-Maintenance is quick to handle… Full Review ▶

06/05/05
Resident

Good place Full Review ▶

12/21/04
Resident

Sweetwater is a nice place to live they have a great amenities which are always clean. The staff is great, overall I have had a positive experienc. Full Review ▶

04/18/04
Resident

Not only is Lana the biggest witch of them all, she has serious issues. She has created problem after problem at the complex. Everyone thinks the same about her. The speed bumps are a pain and the gates are terrible. If… Full Review ▶

04/14/04
Resident

You know what i have been waiting for two days, and they promise me to call me back about my return deposit. You know what, they don?t even call me yet. It sounds like they are not going to return me… Full Review ▶

03/10/04
Resident

When I look at the other comments listed here I´m reminded of just how petty some folks can be. You can take most of the complaints listed here and apply them to any other complex anywhere. It´s not a bad place… Full Review ▶

03/04/04
Resident

I have to agree w/ the previous post in that the anonymous person raving about how great the apartment is *must* be an employee. (And one who´s getting a bonus at that!)

I HAVE & DO live in these apartment.… Full Review ▶

02/23/04
Resident

I do not live at Sweetwater Ranch but live down the street and do know of the place. I have encountered situations similar to those of the 1/2004 review. The same person who wrote the reviews on 2/14/04 (who must be… Full Review ▶

02/12/04
Resident

At the begining of 2004 Mary Tibbs took over as manager of Sweetwater Ranch. She is doing a wonderful job at helping the residents with issues Lana created. Since she came this property is a great place to live!!! Full Review ▶

02/12/04
Resident

I love my apartment at Sweetwater Ranch. The office staff has helped me in every way with my move! Mary, Nicole, Erin, and Melissa in the office are super nice. Everyone makes you feel like you are the most important person… Full Review ▶

01/30/04
Resident

When we first moved here it wasn´t so bad. Over time however, it just declined. Finally we moved. The parking is a nightmare unless you have a garage. Which you still have to walk to and from and in inclimate weather… Full Review ▶

01/20/04
Resident

I think my summary says it all.. Full Review ▶

12/04/03
Resident

Everyone in the office treats you nice when they?re trying to get you in. We gave a $250.00 deposit/fees after being told we were approved. We signed the lease contract which two weeks later they told us we weren?t approved anymore.… Full Review ▶

07/11/03
Resident

This was the most awful experience that I have ever had!!!!!!! The management will be so gracious and nice to you when you move in, but after that, it is horrible. I went without lights in my kitchen and living area… Full Review ▶

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21 $ 935
31 $ 1146
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Amenities

  • Cats Allowed

  • Small Dogs Allowed

  • Pet Deposit Required

  • Pet Rent Required

  • Some Breeds Restricted

  • Laundry On-Site

  • Laundry in Units

  • Laundry Connections in Unit

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