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Ramshaw Smith Corporation

1817 S Neil St # 101, Champaign, IL 61820
1817 S Neil St # 101, Champaign, IL 61820

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Resident 2019 - 2020
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07/09/2020
Upon leaving expired lease, they kept $300 for "touch up painting". Apartments need to be touched up or completely painted for new tenants, at owners expense. Police at neighboring apartment multiple times, in middle of the night. See More
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Kamilla_K • Resident 2019
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10/21/2019
Fleas infestation problem at 107 S Wright Str; Champaign IL Apt 5. Going on for 3 weeks and not resolved. My daughter and her roomate called the management, the exterminate was sent to the department for the evaluation. That was 3 weeks ago and to this… See More
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foatutlqkf • Resident 2015 - 2016
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09/22/2016
The apartment was OK for the price close to campus. However, despite the apartment being in a better condition than when I moved in, they charged over $300+ for cleaning fee, which was most of my deposit. I had cleaned every square inch of the house… See More
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Resident 2015 - 2016
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07/05/2016
Because of Ramshaw's poor maintenance of the property, including the parking lot area, a tree branch fell on my car and totaled it. The tree was obviously dying and Ramshaw "had no idea." I called them and told them my car insurance said it is their… See More
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Resident 2015 - 2016
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03/21/2016
I have lived at Prestwick Point (one of Ramshaw's locations) for the past year. My wife and I moved here to both begin a career and pursue study in a doctoral program at the U of I. As you can tell from other reviews, absolutely no… See More
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nehapawar • Resident 2014 - 2015
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10/01/2015
My experience with Ramshaw is really bad. The appliances int he house were old and under-maintained and hence my electricity bill always came twice of what people around were paying. You can forget about the deposit, you're not going to get anything back. We were charged… See More
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Prospective Resident Visited 2015
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06/22/2015
My friends are renting apartment with Ramshaw. they place got infested with very disgusting cockroaches. The company hasn't helped or solved the problem for over 6 months! It is a violation of warranty of habitability, as roaches can spread diseases and put you at health risk.… See More
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Ramili • Resident 2011 - 2015
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05/25/2015
let me tell you right away that some of the on campus real estates are far worse than Ramshaw, you're going to have to choose between super bad and "super mega bad". Let me start by telling you that I've been with Ramshaw for around 4… See More
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Resident 2011 - 2015
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05/21/2015
Probably the worst real estate company in town. Sees the tenants as nothing more than dollar signs. You sign a lease and three months later you are already being hounded to resign or they will show the property to prospective leesees indefinitely. The lease states they… See More
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Resident 2013 - 2014
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07/03/2014
Please stay away from Ramshaw! They are completely crooked and like to take advantage of young females like me. The staff is terrible, the maintenance is even worse and the apartment I lived in (Wesley Ave) is not good at all. After about 6 months of… See More
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Resident 2013 - 2014
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02/09/2014
This corporation is a sham! Stay away. Check out this email we got last week. Keep in mind lease runs August to August. "As you know your lease with Ramshaw Real Estate expires on in July 2014. We have sincerely valued your tenancy this past year… See More
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Resident 2011 - 2013
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09/23/2013
This is definitely a gangster company! Don't cheat by its low price. You don't know how much more actually it will cost you!! I lived in 202 E for 2 years and after I moved out, when I expected to receive my deposit of 820$, what… See More
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herman14 • Resident 2013
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08/08/2013
My experiences so far with Ramshaw are extremely poor. I was told my move in date could be amended to an early date via the phone bit was then told written information was also required after the deadline. Calling about this situation produced the women working… See More
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Resident 2011 - 2012
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10/02/2012
Lived at Prestwick Pt from May 2011 until June 2012. First the good: 1. Maintenance requests are usually fixed timely and efficiently. 2. Apartments are nicer than campus apartments 3. Washer and dryer in unit Then the bad: 1. Could literally feel the wind blow in… See More
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Resident 2008 - 2010
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10/12/2011
Overall, my experience living in a Ramshaw apartment was good. It was clean when I moved in and any maintenance requests were handled quickly and done well. I was also happy with the office staff too. Just recently though, in being reimbursed for my security deposit,… See More
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k.andrews1184 • Resident 2008 - 2011
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05/04/2011
I've lived at Cobblefield Point for the Past 3 years and can honestly say that I've been pretty happy with Ramshaw thru my entire 3 year lease. My maintenance requests were fixed promptly and the property manager always returned my phone call when i had a… See More
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Ramshaw Smith Corporation Manager

05/20/2011

Thank you for the kind words. We are proud of Cobblefield and it's tenants desire to assist us in keeping the property beautiful.

Resident 2008 - 2009
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04/07/2011
The bottom line is that no matter what Ramshaw-managed apartment complex you live in, you are going to have problems with the management. It doesn't matter to them if you are a good tenant either. The maintenance work was average to poor and always slow. We… See More
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Ramshaw Smith Corporation Manager

05/20/2011

Maintenance requests are required to be addressed within 48 hours unless the issue is an emergency situation. When a potential tenants comes in to their lease signing, it is noted in their lease contract that it is their responsibility to leave their unit in a cleanly fashion. If the unit is not found satisfactory upon checkout, we hire a professional cleaning company to service the unit. The tenant is billed back the exact amount that Ramshaw was charged for the service.

Resident 2008 - 2009
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02/10/2011
I lived at 201 S. Lincoln from 2008-2009 and the experience was pretty awful. When we moved in, the floors were so disgustingly dirty with a thick layer of dust and something which looked like grime, and we called in someone to mop the floors. They… See More
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Ramshaw Smith Corporation Manager

05/20/2011

There are times when potential tenants are needing housing immediately and will accept a unit 'as is' in order to facilitate an immediate move in. We do complete a move-in sheet in which the tenant signs. Urbana ordinance will not allow us access to any unit unless approved by tenant. If there are damages to the tenants personal property they are reimbursed accordingly.

Resident 2008 - 2010
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09/09/2010
Don't choose Ramshaw, it will rip off almost your deposit See More
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Ramshaw Smith Corporation Manager

05/20/2011

We are consistent in utilizing our check in and out forms. We only charge for property damages if the damages were not noted on check-in documentation.

Resident 2007 - 2010
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08/18/2010
I lived in a Ramshaw building for the past 3 years, they have always taken care of any problems I have had in a very timely mannaer, the office staff has always been very helpful, if I was not moving out of state I would still… See More
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mperez55 • Prospective Resident Visited 2010
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07/20/2010
They don't understand the term prorate unless it's benefiting them. See More
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Ramshaw Smith Corporation Manager

05/20/2011

Leases run from August to August. The proposed rent for the period is then divided into 12 payments. Rent is not figured by days.

Resident 2008 - 2009
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04/03/2010
Except for the fake review posted by Ramshaw (five stars!) everyone agrees that Ramshaw sucks. They use the the standard sleazy landlord tactics to steal as much money as they can from you. Even if you are a model tenant, you can kiss most of your… See More
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Ramshaw Smith Corporation Manager

05/20/2011

Leases run from August to August. The proposed rent for the period is then divided into 12 payments. Rent is not figured by days. Our policy is to always conduct check out inspections. Late move out fee's are charged if the tenant is two or more days late moving out. If a Ramshaw employee is in anyway involved in theft of any kind they are immediately dismissed. We pride ourselves in the fact that the majority of our maintenance team has been with the company 10+ plus years with no records of even attempted theft. We do require correspondence via email simply for written ack-up purposes to satisfy he validity of complaints.

Resident 2007 - 2008
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09/21/2009
Ramshaw is an awful apartment management company. Last year, without telling tenants, they changed the expiration date of many leases from July 31 to July 29. If you did not catch this, you were charged a $200 per day fee for "trespassing" in your apartment for… See More
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Resident 2008 - 2009
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04/21/2009
I don't normally write these reviews, but I made an account just to write a review about how terrible Ramshaw is... Whatever great deal you think you're getting on your rent, it isn't worth living in one of these apartments. I decided to come to school… See More
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Ramshaw Smith Corporation Manager

05/20/2011

It is our policy at Ramshaw to include any promised items in the lease agreement so that both parties have written documentation. A portion on Champaign is located on a water table and given weather circumstances in an Act of God situation, flooding does occur at times. Sump pumps are designed to handle water levels of a certain degree and simply cannot withstand severe flash flooding.

Resident 2007 - 2008
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11/09/2008
This company was absolutely horrible. At first I thought I had gotten such a good deal. It allowed pets, not security deposit, and like two blocks from the engineering campus. When I moved out I received a letter from them stating that I owed them around… See More
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Features & Amenities

Laundry

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  • Laundry On-Site
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Disclaimer: Features and Amenities data have been collected from Internet users and may not be a reliable indicator of current or comprehensive features and amenities offered.

Pets

  • Dogs Allowed
    Deposit: Required
    Rent: Required
    Restrictions: Breed restrictions apply.
  • Cats Allowed
    Deposit: Required
    Rent: Required

Disclaimer: Pet Policy data have been collected from Internet users and may not be a reliable indicator of current or comprehensive pet policies offered.

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1 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom

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    $631

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    1 Bedroom

2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom

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    $1,063

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    2 Bedrooms

2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms

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    $1,200

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    2 Bedrooms

2 Bedrooms, 2.5 Bathrooms

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    $1,003

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    2 Bedrooms

3 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom

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    $548

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    3 Bedrooms

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Frequently Asked

What are noise levels like at Ramshaw Smith Corporation?
The community is rated 2/5 stars, which is considered having loud noise levels on average.

How satisfied are residents with the upkeep and overall appearance of the grounds at Ramshaw Smith Corporation?
The community is rated 3/5 stars, signifying moderate satisfaction on average.

How safe is Ramshaw Smith Corporation?
The community is rated 2/5 stars, which is considered being slightly safe on average.

How satisfied are residents with the neighborhood
The community is rated 4/5 stars, signifying much satisfaction on average.

How effective was the maintenance team when resolving your problem?
The community is rated 2/5 stars, which is considered being slightly effective on average.

What is the pet policy at Ramshaw Smith Corporation?
Dogs Allowed
Deposit: Required
Rent: Required
Restrictions: Breed restrictions apply.
Cats Allowed
Deposit: Required
Rent: Required

What types of floor plans are available?
1 Bed, 1 Bath and 2 Beds, 1 Bath and 2 Beds, 2 Baths and 2 Beds, 2.5 Baths and 3 Beds, 1 Bath


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