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Dovetree Apartments

1600 Rice Rd, Tyler, TX 75703
52%
88
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52%
% Recommended
61%
City Average
06/15/14
Resident

Hands down absolute worst apartments I've ever lived at. The grounds are trashy and never landscaped. Trash laying all over the ground. Maintenance requests never answered. Nothing ever gets fixed. Have lived here 2 months and still haven't received a mailbox… Full Review ▶

04/24/14
Resident

DO NOT LIVE HERE! I CAN PROMISE YOU MISERY IF YOU DO! Maintenance and the people in the office have got to be the absolute worst parts of this place. I asked for my toilet roll holder to be fixed because… Full Review ▶

04/09/14
Resident

I just moved here 1 month ago, it's been nothing but problems every since.It first started with it taking at least an extra 2 weeks to get me here due to them losing my application, so I had to do it… Full Review ▶

02/08/14
Resident

I guarantee that the last several reviews were written by management trying to boost ratings. STAY AWAY from dove tree!!! I've never had some many problems with an apartment complex. I've lived here since may of 2013, and there hasn't been… Full Review ▶

10/14/13
Resident

If you want a place that is quiet and relaxing, then I suggest you come here. My two best friends and myself live here together. It has been wonderful. We moved in back in January and cant believe how much space… Full Review ▶

10/02/13
Prospective Resident

My fianc e and I needed find an apartment in Tyler so we could attend UT Tyler. Our previous address was in Athens, TX and we gave notice that we would be moving out no later than 8/15/2013. Aspen Apts. (next… Full Review ▶

09/23/13
Resident

I have lived at dovetree for over 2 years now. I love my apartment and I especially love the new staff. They came into a difficult situation and have been making things so much better. I look forward to all the… Full Review ▶

09/10/13
Resident

I just moved into the townehouse and we love it. We cant wait for it to get colder so we can use our fireplace. It has a huge kitchen, walk in closets, and large enough dinning room where we can entertain.… Full Review ▶

09/03/13
Resident

I have lived at Dovetree Apartments for over a year now. I have been very happy with my stay so far. I really like the parking and the area of town in which it's located. They have replaced the staff and… Full Review ▶

06/20/13
Resident

Dovetree has to be the worst renting experience ever. When I first leased here, the office staff was great, my work orders got done and it was a decent place. Now its a joke. The new staff is rude and completely… Full Review ▶

06/20/13
Resident

I have lived at dovetree for almost two years, and I cannot wait for my lease to be up at the end of this year! The staff is unorganized and does not understand the meaning of confidentiality. I had two hornets… Full Review ▶

06/13/13
Resident

Hands down worst renting experiance of my life. I signed the lease before they let me see the apartment, when I moved in the carpet reeked of dog pee, and still does. They told me there was nothing wrong with it… Full Review ▶

04/21/13
Resident

I lived at Dove Tree for a year and I was so glad when my lease was up. If you want to live somewhere where nothing gets fixed unless you are an office pet this is the place for you. Most… Full Review ▶

02/21/13
Resident

I have been at Dovetree a year next week and i have gladly re-signed my lease twice now. Someday I will build a house, but until I do I am happy to live here. The staff is exceptionally friendly, they are… Full Review ▶

01/22/13
Resident

I never write reviews, but when I read the last one, I had to write. Whomever wrote that review, obviously isn't very smart, but I appreciated the laugh! My family has been at Dove Tree for almost a year, and it… Full Review ▶

01/14/13
Resident

Dovetree apartments is the wrostest apartment i ever lived in. My central air has been broken over five times and this time its been out for two weeks. The maintenance man had a nervous to catch an attitude telling me nothing… Full Review ▶

12/05/12
Resident

My issue started when I moved into the 2 bedroom. My door jamb was busted on my front door and I turned that in and requested it be fixed. The frame and jamb were nailed together. The maintenance man came and… Full Review ▶

09/18/12
Resident

The staff is great, awesome people to work with. Love that Daisy girl that works up front. She's always bright and bubbly. Ran into a few maintenance issues, but those have all since been corrected. Full Review ▶

09/17/12
Resident

I have lived here at the Dove Tree for the past year now. The rent is reasonable, very cheap in my opinion, and you are 1.5 miles away from the mall, restaurants, fast food, grocery stores, etc. Within the past year,… Full Review ▶

07/31/12
Resident

Every time I write a review about Dovetree it gets erased. I'll continue to post the truth about this place regardless of how many times someone comes on and deletes it. People who are looking for a place to live and… Full Review ▶

07/31/12
Resident

I have lived at Dovetree Apartments for a couple of years and overall it is apartment living. There is no more problems at Dovetree then you are going to find at any other complex no matter how much rent you pay… Full Review ▶

07/27/12
Resident

I lived at Dove Tree for approximately 3 years. I have to say while I lived there I enjoyed it. The staff was great. Everytime I needed something it was taken care of. The manager (Kim) always took care of me.… Full Review ▶

07/16/12
Resident

I have lived at Dove Tree almost 2 years, and have been happy with my experience here. Staff is friendly and helpful, neighbors are awesome and prices are fair. The environment is safe and family friendly which I really like. I… Full Review ▶

07/12/12
Resident

For the price, Dove Tree is a good rental property. The staff is nice, however, I've become of the opinion that if you need anything done that you should probably address Kim (manager) with your concerns. Otherwise it could turn out… Full Review ▶

07/03/12
Resident

The ladies at the front office are very professional and courteous. -- --- cares about the tenants and works quickly to resolve issues. They also show their appreciation by having a monthly "Breakfast on the Go'. They pass out breakfast goodies… Full Review ▶

06/15/12
Resident

I moved in early May and I love it. My apartment is amazing, I got a 2 bedroom, 2 bath and it is SO spacious. It also came with washer and dryer which was a big hit to me because I… Full Review ▶

06/15/12
Resident

As someone else already stated it, it is cheap... but that's it! From what I've heard other neighbors and my own experience: A/C's don't really work or they have something wrong with them. Tyler is really hot in summer and a… Full Review ▶

06/04/12
Resident

I had a major issues with termites!!!!!! It was to the point where they were coming through walls, my window seal was ruined, and they were flying around my apartment. The walls would even break when I pressed my thumb on… Full Review ▶

04/12/12
Resident

This is a wonderful place to live. I live in a one bedroom and the only problem I have with that is there are no washer and dryer hookups. The staff and maintenance are very sweet and helpful and usually get… Full Review ▶

04/11/12
Resident

We had our ups & downs with Dovetree but over all we LOVE the management, beside the noise compliants it's a great place, at a reasonable price.. Daisy is phenomenal & is so sweet & helpful. We love her. Like any… Full Review ▶

03/22/12
Resident

I must to say that dove tree have a reasonable price around this area and you probably can get a student discount! As a old buildings, the insulation have not good quality, noise from outside, and inside (wall to wall neighbor)… Full Review ▶

03/14/12
Resident

Someone else mentioned the drug deal, so I guess I wasn t just being paranoid when I saw something peculiar in the parking lot one day. Someone in a nice car pulls up, looks around, and waits. Then, someone comes out… Full Review ▶

01/31/12
Resident

I love this place, i was looking all over tyler for apartments and went to sooooo many of them. Out of all of them, Dovetree had the most reasonable prices, was the cleanest, and nicest looking, not to mention it is… Full Review ▶

01/31/12
Resident

Very nice place to live! The Management and all employees are great to deal with! If you're considering a place to live definitely stop in to see them! Full Review ▶

01/11/12
Resident

I have lived at Dove Tree for almost 6 months. I'm disappointed to read the negative reviews on here. My experience has been very pleasant. I enjoy the neighborhood atmosphere, and the staff is always helpful. It's an older complex, but… Full Review ▶

07/09/11
Resident

I lived at Dove Tree and I have to say I have missed my friends and neighbors. I always felt safe while living there. The staff was always friendly and always had a smile on their face. The manager Kim was… Full Review ▶

07/07/11
Resident

My husband and I have lived here at Dovetree for 3 years now and it's been a pleasant experience. Like any apartment, we've had some issues, but never anything major and always resolved quickly. The current staff is the best we've… Full Review ▶

05/20/11
Resident

I have lived at Dovetree for over 15 years. I have seen many improvements made to the complex under the current management team. I have seen them come and go but this group is the best during my tenure here. They… Full Review ▶

03/22/11
Resident

Dovetree Apartments are pretty good apartments. The office and maintenance staff are always responsive and takes care of any problems as fast as possible. The grounds are always clean. The apartments are pretty nice and well kept up. They were nice… Full Review ▶

03/21/11
Resident

I have lived at Dovetree for 1 year 4 months. I have always been treated with respect and everytime I call they are very proffessional and nice. I am on Disability and if they haven't seen me around in a week… Full Review ▶

12/06/10
Resident

First off the office people will straight up lie to you to get you to move in. We were informed that the apartment would be receiving all new utilities in the kitchen, that did not happen. They called us with a… Full Review ▶

11/10/10
Resident

I really enjoyed living at this community. Mantaniance issues were kept up to date and where always followed through with quickly. The grounds were quiet and clean. The management was always helpful and I felt that they really made exceptions to… Full Review ▶

10/26/10
Resident

I've been living at Dovetree for the last year and it's all been good. The staff is outstanding . Any little problem and Ronnie or Mike (maintenance guys) take care of it ASAP. Ashley in the office actually knows who I… Full Review ▶

09/11/10
Resident

I lived there last yr. I have a collection of albums and did not unpack until today Just realized today that the maint man stole several albums. Several were worth hundreds. He knows who I am. The one that brother in… Full Review ▶

06/22/10
Resident

Not really sure what these people are talking about with "dope tree".. never heard of anything with drugs or anything like that. Management has always been great- maintenance always been there to fix any issues. Dove tree has overall been great!… Full Review ▶

05/12/10
Resident

I was disappointed to see the negative reviews about Dovetree. I have lived here since September and I have really enjoyed it the whole time that I have been here. Management has changed and I love the new staff! I haven't… Full Review ▶

04/15/10
Resident

Big, spacious apartments, reasonable price, friendly staff. Overall a very nice experience. Full Review ▶

04/15/10
Resident

I had a year lease and it was a nightmare. 1st unit: AC kept messing up, took over 2 weeks of attempts and still not fixed. There were a couple days in the middle of summer that I had absolutely no… Full Review ▶

02/09/10
Resident

should be called dope tree. the maint team is selling dope out of their apartment the leasing agent was just fired for stealing packages the assistant manager is hooked on and buying pills from a resident the managr was just fired… Full Review ▶

11/30/09
Resident

I will have lived in this complex for 2 years at the end of this lease and I will be honest in all regards that I can be. I moved in with my friend into a townhouse and it wasn't all… Full Review ▶

08/07/09
Resident

For real people do not move to Dovetree. I am counting down my days here until my lease ends! I have been without AC for 27 days now, dishwasher has not worked in 2 months and the hot water only gets… Full Review ▶

06/12/09
Resident

I've been here for about a month. I've enjoyed everyone. Staff has been so helpfull and sweet. The apartment has been enjoyable. The pool is awsome. The best of all has been that it is very quiet. I can hear the… Full Review ▶

05/07/09
Resident

I LOVE MY APARTMENT HERE. I HAVE LIVED IN SOME PRETTY CRAPPY SPOTS (WATERFORD AND STONECREEK), BUT IT IS TOTALLY A CHANGE LIVING HERE. FIRST OF ALL, THE APARTMENT IS UPDATED (NO BORING WHITE WALLLS, BRUSH NICKEL HARDWARE, HUGE CLOSET AND… Full Review ▶

06/02/08
Resident

I have lived here two years. The unit itself is very spacious, although the bathroom and kitchen counter coverings flake off and holes in the walls have been half heartedly covered up. Everything was clean upon move in and it is… Full Review ▶

05/25/08
Resident

I have lived here for about six months and love it. We have never had any problems with management. The apartment life here is pretty quite. The bedrooms are large and so is the living room. We looked at several apartments… Full Review ▶

04/23/08
Resident

What I really like about this place is that everything here is remodeled. From the paint,light fixtures, bathrooms, flooring, pool area, fitness center, and just everything in general. It's all new and feels so much more like a home then any… Full Review ▶

03/26/08
Resident

I have been at Dovetree for a year. I have to say, these apartments are incredible. I moved here from Salado (crap!) and have had few unpleasant experiences, aside from rent going up upon my lease renewal. The apartments are modern… Full Review ▶

01/22/08
Resident

I have just moved into Dovetree and I looove it, I live in an efficiency. It's so quiet and peaceful at night I don't even have to use my box fan. So far I'm VERY pleased with my choice! Full Review ▶

09/27/07
Resident

Well let's see, not once have I lived in a apartment and nothing go wrong. So we will just have to wait and see. I'm new to Tyler, so this is the 1st apartment I have lived in since I moved… Full Review ▶

08/30/07
Resident

I could honestly say that one of my favorite things about this place is that the landscaping is beautiful!!!Dovetree Apartments is a very nice place to live, every since they renovated the inside of the apts, they look soooooo much nicer!!… Full Review ▶

07/02/07
Resident

Don't even waste your time going by to visit Dovetree because the ladies in the office probably won't remember what apartment they are trying to show you. "What were you here for again??" I shouldn't have to tell you three times,… Full Review ▶

06/07/07
Resident

I agree with this lady. I was in there June 6 and watched a nice lady come in and she was talking to the management about how they gave her a notice on her door 10 days before her lease was… Full Review ▶

12/18/06
Resident

This apartment is horrible! I for one had to put down a 600 dollar deposit because my credit was good, but not the best (i was deseprate for a place, i had to go ahead and pay.) The staff is RUDE,… Full Review ▶

11/19/06
Resident

this place is ghetto, when we moved in 5 months ago they told us that we would get knobbs put on our cabinets.. and they have yet to put them on! Full Review ▶

10/04/06
Resident

These apartments are way too overpriced for the quality! When I moved in and filled out the paper with everything that needed repairs, I thought it be fixed promptly. However, 2 months later, they STILL haven't come over to fix a… Full Review ▶

04/19/06
Resident

I was really satisfied with Dovetree when I first moved in 3 years ago. I am still fairly content, however, my oppinions are beginning to change. Good points first... I have never seen a bug or rodent of any kind in… Full Review ▶

03/13/06
Resident

So far I've lived in three apartments including DoverTree and I would have to say DoveTree is home for me. I've been here a year and Im very happy. With the exception of the office staff, which for the most part… Full Review ▶

02/04/06
Resident

Dovetree was my first apt ever. It was roomy and quiet but way overpriced in my opinion. The staff was nice and the property was beautiful. Maintenence was okay. Friendly neighbors. I did feel safe. Full Review ▶

01/31/06
Resident

I have lived in Dovetree Apartments for about six months now and I love it. Any time I have had a problem with anything in the apartment it was fixed quickly and the guys were very kind and ready to help.… Full Review ▶

01/27/06
Resident

If your young and want to be able to have just a few friends over then dove tree is NOT the place for you.... the staff SUCKS, they are all rude and senile people. They dont care about you or your… Full Review ▶

01/11/06
Resident

The rent here is a bit less than most other places in this area of Tyler, but the apartments are kind of old and have no washer/dryer hookups. The new manager is about as rude and uncaring as they can get.… Full Review ▶

10/12/05
Resident

It must be said that first impressions are definately a deal breaker and I should have followed my instinct when the office manager and entire staff was rude as heck upon my signing of the lease. My first week there, every… Full Review ▶

08/09/05
Resident

I love what the new management is doing. It looks like a great place to live. We had a great encounter with the Management and are looking forward to possibly living there. IF our app is approved Full Review ▶

06/14/05
Resident

Lived there for a year an a half, main problems were with the boilers and not having hot water for over 3 weeks and the management not wanting to compensate the residents for the inconveinience. Full Review ▶

06/06/05
Resident

the apartment has a great price it looks good andits in a good environment. Full Review ▶

04/17/05
Resident

Have lived here for approx. 4 years, and other than the hot water seeming to go out at least twice a year, I've had no issues whatsoever. Always has been very quiet around the building I live in, plenty of parking,… Full Review ▶

04/07/05
Resident

I have lived over for almost a year and can't wait for my lease to be up. I have had my truck broken into and they will let just about anyone live over here. They are about to sell the property… Full Review ▶

09/08/04
Resident

I've recently move to Dovetree apartments and boy I was wrong.First of all the apartment was nasty the carpet had all kind of stains on it and bathroom was gross it had mold all over the tub the apartment haven't been… Full Review ▶

04/14/04
Resident

These apartments were fairly cheap for the size. I had a roomy 2BR for a lot less than most of the other places around.

The location was good, quiet since it´s pretty much on a road by itself. Saw the… Full Review ▶

02/25/04
Resident

boiler problem that took 2weeks to fix without hot water !
The staff is slow, and not very helpful.
I was asked if i could fix the problem myself when turning in a request.
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01/27/04
Resident

As of 01-27-04 they have no hot water. A boiler went out. It went out last Friday. They say there is not one in stock and may take a while. When the hot water does work it is only very warm… Full Review ▶

11/16/03
Resident

During the two years I lived at Dovetree, I put up with constant noise at all hours of the night from my next-door neighbor. When I complained, the management ignored me. When I finally had enough and moved, I gave them… Full Review ▶

10/10/03
Resident

i am currently living here in the dovetree apartments and i think they are one of the better apartment complexes i´ve lived in. The office staff are very friendly and helpful. Plus, it´s a very quite apartment complex compared to others.… Full Review ▶

08/13/03
Resident

I recently read a review of these apartments, and I noticed that the person said that they were charged the full cleaning amount after leving their apartment spotless. My roomate and I did the same thing. We spent hours on end… Full Review ▶

07/19/03
Resident

Before closing the door to the apartment for the last time, we felt that the apartment was all but sterile. The bathrooms were completely spotless, even though that meant we had to scrub the paint that the apartment management chose to… Full Review ▶

03/24/03
Resident

I currently live here and have been here a year. I feel very safe and just love my neighbors. Everyone watches out for the other person. The noise is down to a minimum and the office staff is great and responses… Full Review ▶

11/13/02
Resident

I currenty live here and im only here because i was tricked into moving in with coupons that i was never told about. the place is a dump. a curten for a bedroom. I give this place a 2 thumbs down.… Full Review ▶

04/25/02
Resident

The location was great, close to everything!!! Neighbors were wonderful. If you have kids.... its a great place. You don´t have to worry about the ´riff-raff´, there are no strays, everyone watches out for everyone else. I felt really safe. I… Full Review ▶

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