2014 Top Rated Award Winners

Our annual Top Rated awards recognize properties with outstanding resident satisfaction as measured on ApartmentRatings.com. Approximately 5% of the total properties listed on the site qualify for an award, making it an outstanding accomplishment!

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Top Rated Award Criteria is as follows:

  • 10+ total reviews
  • 5+ reviews in 2014
  • 60% or greater overall recommended score*

* Properties must have recommended scores over 60% at the time of award calculations. Recommended scores can change over time.

  • This is a wonderful building and we are so lucky to have found the perfect apartment. The neighborhood is still a work-in-progress, but the proximity to so many express trains is crucial. In addition, the lounge and the gym are really special amenities.

  • Good service. Take care of you.

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  • Very nice apartment community if a nice area of town. Clean buildings, well manicured. It's a pleasure to call Bradford Place home. Would definitely recommend to anyone looking for a short term (or long term) lease in Lafayette. Thank you.

  • 100%Rec. Score

    Claremont on the Square

    Exton, PA 19341

    I have lived here for almost a year now and I have nothing but good things to say! What sold me on these apartments was the fact that both bedrooms are equal size - even though one is designated as the "master", you would never be able to guess by the room and closet size. This was a huge selling point for two 20-something roommates (no more fighting over the bigger room!) Being right on Eagleview's town square is great - I constantly hear music in the summer when I am eating on my balcony. It's a convenient location to the top places in the area without sitting on top of a major highway - you're in this nice, homey community.

  • GOING DOWN HILL! Since the other property manager resigned it has been almost a nightmare. I have placed a request for a few maintenance issues a MONTH ago and they are STILL NOT fixed. Recently my sir conditioner went out LAST week and they still haven't come to fix it. If the temperature was 50 degrees outside then I wouldn't be so annoyed. However it's NOT and I have temporarily fixed it until maintenance decides to professionally correct the issue. Another problem is that there has been a lot of marijuana smoking in the breeze way. this issue just started happening a couple of weeks ago and has been happening every other day since. Unfortunately the new manager doesn't care about the issues at hand I have to just deal with it as she mentioned to me when I've gone in there to talk to her about it. I will continue to be optimistic but someone needs to put some fire under her ass to get her to manage!!

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  • This complex has fantastic staff, and is perfectly located for UCLA and Westwood. The apartments are beautifully appointed, and the facilities are of a very good quality. It's nice and quiet, while being close to everything: it's a great place to live.

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  • I've only been here for a few months, but I am completely happy with my choice. The complex is always immaculate - grounds, buildings, common areas, the staff is extremely friendly and helpful, and it's a pretty quiet complex. I never hear my neighbors through the walls or even in the hallways. On top of that, the apartments are beautiful and the location is fantastic. Love The Escape at Four Points.

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  • This is one of the best places in bethesda to live. We regularly have community events and they're a big hit with people from other apartments. We've had an Octoberfest which was well-attended by people from nearby apartments as well as a catered Halloween party which was for tenants only with a live DJ, an open bar and plenty of food. Rent prizes for the best costumes. Great sens of community.

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  • I haven't lived here very long, but from the moment I had interest in the community The "Will's" and Reyna have been extremely Polite and helpful. The Apartment is gorgeous. The reviews didn't lie when they said this was a nice place to live. I signed the lease before I had even seen the property, and I've not been disappointed.

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  • When looking for an apartment home we visited several in the area. Hawthorne at the Hall is a step above the rest! Kristy is wonderful and will make you feel so welcome. Compliments to her happy voice when calling. Very refreshing! The entire team has been amazing and will go above and beyond to answer any questions you may have before your move. The location is perfect and is close to some of the best stores and restaurants in Winston Salem. The apartments are only a few years old and are kept clean. We are very pleased with our choice and the service provided thus far!

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  • Very well-maintained landscaping & buildings,friendly and courteous staff,able to live comfortably on a retirement income,pet friendly, and safe environment. Only suggestion would be to leave pool open Fri.-Sun. during September. I'd recommend the apts.

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  • The leasing staff at Huntsville Parc were exceptionally professional and speedy about getting me into my new apartment. I was in and out considering my options in less than an hour. The next day when I came back to sign a lease, I was once again in and out in an hour. Since moving in I have continued to be impressed with the efficiency of their staff. I definitely recommend this complex!

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  • i love Indigo 19 so much. The staff bend over backwards to be supportive. On a regular basis they hold social gatherings, maintenance issues are promptly addressed, the grounds and public areas are beautifully maintained with modern furnishings. The building feels so comfortable and welcoming. It almost shimmers. Security is excellent. The apartment is well designed with a large walk in closet and a washer and dry in their own closet. There is recycling on the premises. The complex is a mile from the ocean and close to shops. I feel so lucky to get to live here.

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  • I have lived at this property for about two weeks now and I am very happy! The amenities are great and the front-office staff is the best i have ever experienced when living in an apartment community. The fact that the property is non-smoking is wonderful! I would recommend this property to anyone looking for an upscale community in Ahwatukee.

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  • Excellent. Any time, maintenance is required, it is resolvoed as soon as possible. The maintenance team is the best. Even during holidays when there are problems like blockages, and stove problems, the Super always shows up to solve the problem. I am highly impressed.

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  • ok i have nothing to say but i am satisfied. i am not sure why this option is required. i think this part of the survey is foolish. please make this field not required. thank you. l;k';klsdafs'fl;kas'dfasl;kdfas'dfl;kasf'l;sdkfa'sdkl;fasl;kfkfas;

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  • clean, well maintained and quietness neighborhood that's all about. Only it would be much better if the storage is inside every apartment, AC unit and laundry too. the price of the apartment just a little high and hard to open up windows to get some fresh air.But in overall we are satisfied..=)

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  • 100%Rec. Score

    Quail Run

    Stoughton, MA 2072

    Friendly staff and well maintained units. Superior service when requested. I don't like that this survey requires over 200 characters. It's slightly ridiculous to take the time for a volunteer survey only to have to fill it with stupid fluff.

  • South Main Apartments is a small complex which borders a single-family residential neighborhood. It is a very well maintained property and has a great staff looking after its' residents! Residents are respectful of their neighbors in regards to keeping noise levels down and working together to keep the grounds looking good. The staff provides periodic opportunities for the residents to come together for things like movie nights and community yard sales.

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  • These apartments are great. I enjoy the once a month activities that they plan. The food and games are a great way to get to know the staff and neighbors. The people here are friendly and the staff is always courteous. They have a few small dog parks that are great for our small dog. Apartment is cozy

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    Tanglebrook Apartments

    Houston, TX 77057

    We moved in to Tanglebrook in April 2014 and we plan on being here for a very long time. Management is responsive and friendly! Great place with even better energy! I felt at home on day one. Excellent value in a great location for singles and fam.

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  • It is a great apartment complex with a great maintenance staff. The office is helpful for the most part and I have no complaints. The apartments are beautiful and although a little expensive, I think it is better than any other complex I looked at even with the price.

  • I just moved here in May 2014 and from the get go Karen ( manager ) went out of her way for me. From the very beginning when I looked at the building in January and told her of my needs which included a small dog she kept me updated with units that were coming available. ( Dogs are allowed only on 2 floors which made it more difficult for me ) Then when a unit became available Karen dids everything she could to accommodate me so I didn't have to move twice or put my furniture in storage since my move out date was sooner than my move in date. They cleaned and maintained the new apartment I was moving in to the MAX!! Painted everything, even with accent walls . Cleaned carpets and cleaned everything so well!!! They even pulled out the appliances and cleaned behind them. Everything was so so clean and perfect. I didn't even have to clean myself and I am a clean freak. The day I moved in they were so nice and accommodating. I believe her name is Stacy. She was there to great me and make sure everything was perfect. Carlos the maintenace manager is fantastic too. I feel like I'm on vacation. They even sent me flowers the day after I moved in.!!!!! With a packet of gift cards and coupons for local restaurants and business' . This place is FIRST class. There is an expression that I love to use. "You are only as good as the people that work for you." The Commons not only has beautiful apartments but the people that work here make it a First Class Building.

  • A friendly and comfortable living space in the heart of the city. Lots of great amenities, including an outdoor pool and workout rooms. Quiet apartments with great outdoor space. Friendly and helpful staff and maintenance personal. I love living here!

  • It's obvious that a lot of thought and design went into making this place great. The slightly higher cost of rent (yet usually ~$100 less than the Palisades next door) is easily offset by the number and quality of the services provided on-site. Basically, the only thing you need to set up after you move in is internet. All utilities are included, along with (very nice) appliances, a gym, office center, pool, lounge, and even free coffee in the lobby 24/7! You are guaranteed a parking spot on the same level as your room. Staff is at the concierge desk 24/7 (which is incredibly convenient if you have a question or need to borrow the odd tool at 2AM). They will even handle deliveries for you when you are out- and send an email when they do.

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