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Vista

2805 North 47th Street , Philadelphia, PA 19131
(117 Reviews)
$1,296 - $2,898/mo

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anonymous

Resident 2012 - 2018

6/2/2018

Good apartment! The location is awesome. You are close to the train, bus and airport! Center city is only 15 minutes away. The convenience is incomparable. I've got an amazing view. I've lived here for about 5 years.

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    anonymous

    Resident 2000 - 2018

    5/23/2018

    Bruce the maintenance man is very professional, friendly and caring when he does his job. He has made repairs in my apartment in the past and recently made repairs and will always comes back to check that everything is fine with the repairs, even though he does a great job the first time around. He always contact me before he enters my apartment to make repairs and always cleanup after repairs are made.

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      anonymous

      Resident 2008 - 2018

      5/22/2018

      I have been living here since 2008 and the management is nothing but professional and fair. The management makes our community feel safe if there is a problem. Maintenance is very helpful and they educate how to maintain our apartments. This is the only management that has ever cared about other residents and their consistency to make this building a better place is stellar. They are very generous and heart warming. The management gives us tips on how to lower our electricity and the building smells wonderful. I love my management team and I love living at the VISTA HOME APARTMENTS FORMALLY KNOWN AS THE IROQUOIS. I LOVE MY BUILDING

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        anonymous

        Resident 2017 - 2018

        3/16/2018

        I have lived here for about 9 months now and have had a great experience. The apartment is clean and the view of the city from the windows and balcony is unbeatable! I am very pleased with how prompt and helpful the maintenance staff is. I have never had an issue getting the maintenance services that I needed. In addition, getting packages is quick & easy, and my packages are stored safely until I am able to pick them up. The leasing office staff are wonderful and friendly! There is a nice workout room that I take advantage of frequently. I opted to use the downstairs laundry room and it is always clean and smelling fresh. I have had an exceptional experience here and would recommend it!

          Manager

          3/22/2018

          Vista Apartment Homes
          We are so happy to read such a great review about Vista Apartment Homes! Thank you, and have a fantastic day!
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          toilaai123

          Resident 2017

          8/30/2017

          I came here in April, 2017 when Byron, the previous manager of Vista apartment still here and it was amazing time. But after summer he moved to other facility and new manager came in which i haven't have a chance to talk to her or whatever. I will be honest, i don't like her at all, her attitude and the way she look at me are really bad by all mean. She is rude, ignorance and super annoying in all way. I asked her if my packages are here and i received a really cocky arrogance and rude reply. Beside this ------ person, Kyree and the new maintaince guy which i forgot his name are wonderful and helpful. Overall, without this ------ Vista home should be worth to live.

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            anonymous

            Resident 2015 - 2017

            3/15/2017

            The maintenance department are amazing! Extremely helpful with issues and always friendly.

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              anonymous

              Resident 2016 - 2017

              3/14/2017

              I like people who work here , they are really nice and amazing .

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                Antknee909

                Resident 2016 - 2017

                3/2/2017

                I am pleased with the help I receive by Bruce in Maintenance

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                  anonymous

                  Resident 2002 - 2017

                  2/17/2017

                  I been a resident of the Vista for 15 years and I have to say the staff in the office are nothing short of amazing especially Kyree. I can't say the same about the building, but I'm still here. I really enjoy both Bruce and Kyree attention to detail and hard work. I have no major issues in my apartment. If something needs to be fixed and I put in a work order, Bruce is here with no problem. I love that the apartment is steps away from Septa and many stores. If it helps, I renewed my lease for another year.

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                    anonymous

                    Resident 2015 - 2017

                    2/17/2017

                    The Vista Apartments is a decent place to live. Our apartment is spacious and we have a great view of downtown. The staff is very focused on high quality service: Andrew and Bruce on the maintenance staff are incredibly responsive to our requests and greet me with a smile every day. The administrative staff, Byron and Kyree are friendly and always helpful. The apartments themselves are nice but the building is in need of upgrades to many systems (alarms, garage). When a pipe burst a few months back, the management company was unresponsive even after multiple calls. It took a call to the fire department to get the issue addressed after several hours. Recurrent fire alarms over the past years when no fire was present have been a nuisance (especially in the middle of the night) though it seems this has been resolved lately. All in all I like living at Vista. The staff is absolutely dedicated to providing excellent service, but the management company is lacking on updates to the infrastructure and customer service.

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                      anonymous

                      Resident 2016 - 2017

                      2/14/2017

                      I moved to Vista Apartments at the end of August 2016, and I've enjoyed living here so far. My apartment is spacious and I have a great view of Center City. The building is right across the street from the grocery store, restaurants, banks, and it is less than a mile away from Target.The staff is very helpful- no one has been rude or dismissive. Bruce responds to maintenance issues ASAP and he's always friendly. Above everything else, the building is clean and it is pretty well maintained. I have only experienced a few issues: false fire alarms, two power outages, and a broken elevator every now and then. Also, the rent is on the higher side, but I've heard it is standard for City Ave. Other than these few issues, I have no complaints!

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                        debashree.sm@gmail.com

                        Resident 2015 - 2017

                        2/9/2017

                        I really like the place, the location is amazing and I love the view of downtown skyline from my balcony. There had been a few hiccups here and there during my stay but nothing I can't ignore. The office staff(Byron and Kyree) are very friendly and courteous, always willing to help. The maintenance staff - Bruce and Andrew are very approachable and sweet people. Bruce always goes out of his way to help people. I would recommend this place.

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                          SANDY FOX

                          Resident 2013 - 2017

                          2/16/2017

                          Hello!!!!!! I would like to do a rating for the Vista Apts. Management Office and staff. Byron and Kyree are exceptional in accommodating the needs for our office. 5 STARS!!!!!!!

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                            anonymous

                            Resident 1996 - 2017

                            2/7/2017

                            I have been working at the Vista Apartments for over 20 years now. I have seen the building go through many management, name and staff changes. This is by far the best group of staff that work there now. Bruce in maintenance, and Kyree and Byron, in the office have always been there when I needed their help. They are always courteous and I value their knowledge and professionalism. I hope that this review helps anyone who is thinking of renting here make up their mind

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                              Blurb2254

                              Resident 2016 - 2017

                              2/6/2017

                              Living at Vista Apartment Homes for 6 months now has had its ups and downs - but by far the part I would like to highlight is the maintenance staff (specifically Bruce). He is courteous, responsible, efficient, and above all else, approachable. Whether it be a maintenance request or just wanting to say "Hello" I am always happy to catch up with him. Just weeks after moving in a water pipe broke on the floor above my apartment while I was at school - Bruce was the first person to respond and had already had the situation under control by the time I arrived. He worked around the clock to see the problem resolved and followed up with me during and after the process of repairing my apartment. I want to keep this short - so I'll leave my review at that. If you choose Vista, you can certainly look forward to spectacular Maintenance Service!

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                                RoyMichaelWhitaker

                                Resident 2016

                                10/11/2016

                                My wife and I officially moved into the Vista Apartments home 05/01/2016 we have thoroughly enjoyed living here the location is ideal we are about 10 minutes from center city and we still have the convenience of suburban style living. Shopping and banks are within walking distance. Suzanne is very personable she remember our name and other family members that lives within the Vista Apartment Homes and she have made us feel very welcome to the community. Our younger son and his wife live here first and they love it as well they recommended the Vista Apartment Home very highly. The Maintenance Service crew is excellent they are very courteous and professional no matter where you see them on the property. When there service was needed by us they responded quickly; they go above and beyond to make sure the job is done correctly and offer preventative suggestion to help run smoothly for us. We give it a 5 Star Rating R.M. Whitaker

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                                  sheikstyles

                                  Resident 2016

                                  8/23/2016

                                  I have lived in Vista since April and I couldn't be happier with my decision. The staff is always very friendly and remembers conversations you have with them. (How's your mom, how's everything with your job, etc.) They really want the community to feel like family. Things may not be perfect but they do everything they can to make sure when something goes wrong, it gets fixed right away. Plus, they genuinely want their residences to be happy.

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                                    Farm#2805

                                    Resident 1996 - 2016

                                    8/17/2016

                                    I have leased commercial space at Vista Apartment Homes, formerly Iroquois Apartments for 20 years. The current team consisting of Karen, Suzanne, Andrew and Bruce are the BEST!!! They are professional, effectively handle any concerns I may have and they care about the needs of the tenants. I am happy to be a part of the Vista Community.

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                                      knpatel2013

                                      Resident 2016

                                      8/13/2016

                                      Hi All, This is Kiran Patel. I have been USA for 9 years. I tried many apartments home around philadelphia. The Vista apartment is the best one to live. Management staff is great. They treat me great Every time. Help full and very friendly management. Maintenance department is so quick and great. What else we need. Do not think much . Be home here.

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                                        anonymous

                                        Resident 2000 - 2016

                                        8/11/2016

                                        I've been in the Vista building for 16 yrs and yes it's had it's ups and downs, but what apartment don't? The staff here are great! I've never had any problems with receiving my packages (lost or stolen).One of the things I like about being here at the Vista, is all the activities management have for the tents to bring all the tents together so it feel more like a family and not just an apartment with tents in it.

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                                          anonymous

                                          Resident 2013 - 2016

                                          8/1/2016

                                          Do not rent at Vista. Since my time here, there has been one issue after the next. 1. There are two elevators that service the building. There is rarely a time when two elevators are working. This means that one elevator services 13 floors and hundreds of residents, making coming and going a unnecessarily long process. 2. The package system is inefficient. Packages have to be redelivered if you aren't home when they drop it off (which is normal 9-5 work hours). Some packages have even been stolen from the package room, as management does not supervise residents when they go to retrieve them. 3. Management always seem bothered by resident concerns and I have found professionalism to be lacking in this area. 4. The safety of the building is questionable. When I first moved in, under other management, there was a security guard multiple times a week at night to monitor the building. Recently, a photo (from the one security camera in the building) has been posted in the lobby asking an unknown man to come to the office speak with management. Nothing was conveyed to residents whether he is dangerous or the nature of this possible security incident. 5. In my opinion,… See More>
                                            Manager

                                            3/8/2020

                                            Vista Apartment Homes
                                            Hello, We're sorry to hear about your experience, Vista is under new management now and we're committed to resident satisfaction. Thank you again for taking the time to let us know how we can improve. We hope you will consider us again in the future. Take care.
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                                            anonymous

                                            Resident 2016

                                            8/1/2016

                                            DO NOT RENT HERE. Survival tips for living at Vista: 1. Have an issue you need to solve or they lost your rent check? Well get ready to be ignored. All the management does is sit around the office and do nothing all day. Your time is too valuable to be spent on dealing with the management's incompetency and sassiness. 2. Add 10 minutes to your commute time. The elevator constantly brokes or is very slow. 3. Remember to pick up your packages from the bad part of Philly after work. USPS now stopped delivering to the building, which means if you get a package, and you are not home all day during normal business hours, you have to go to a USPS location to pick it up, and that location is not in the best part of Philly. This is the result of lost packages in the buildling, which could have been avoided entirely if management do their job on managing the mail room. 4. Walk around the building with a mask on. Management recently put up a poster of a man from the surveillance camera, asking the man to go to the management office asap. This situation feels extremely sketchy.… See More>
                                              Manager

                                              3/8/2020

                                              Vista Apartment Homes
                                              Hello, We're sorry to hear about your experience, Vista is under new management now and we're committed to resident satisfaction. Thank you again for taking the time to let us know how we can improve. We hope you will consider us again in the future. Take care.
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                                              anonymous

                                              Resident 2015 - 2016

                                              7/22/2016

                                              As a resident here for nearly a year, I'd like to make it clear that this is typically a quiet building with almost no issues. Sometimes the elevators are a bit slow but it's an old building and they have been replaced. As for other tenants, most I run I to smile back at me and say hello. The most important aspect of living in Vista is the staff/management who work each day to fulfill any maintenance issues, resident complaints or requests. I always get a friendly and sincere "hello, how are you" when I pass by. Above all, they all do their part to the best of their ability. I've been on a first name basis with Karen and Suzanne for the last 8 months. Each time I came to them for help, you better believe they worked with me the best they could. Furthermore, they have always communicated and acknowledged even the smallest request...because they care about everyone who lives here. Anyone with something negative to say is probably just trying to get away with something they shouldn't be doing. Bottom line, most of us (being adults) know you can't just snap your finger or relentlessly complain… See More>
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                                                8/9/2016

                                                Vista Apartment Homes
                                                Thank you for sharing your thoughts on Vista! We appreciate your feedback.
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                                                meathome1

                                                Resident 2012 - 2016

                                                7/14/2016

                                                Who ever is writing these negative reviews need to stop. My friend called me and told me about them she is planning on moving here. . I have been here for 14 years and trust me when I say it is a GREAT PLACE TO LIVE. I disagree with anything negative. The staff is not rude. Actually they are very funny. Especially Suzanne. I really do think she truly cares about us. Yesterday they had a resident appreciation party for us. It was great. Things happen like the elevators not working and the alarm going off ( only twice this year caused by residents by the way) probably a negative person pulling the alarm so they could complain about something.. If you had your own home things would break too. If you are so unhappy at vista please move. The place is old but clean and well kept. I am a senior and am very disgusted by the review about seniors, students and nurses. Who ever wrote that is obviously not a nice person. I hope you read this. You must be young in perfect health and… See More>
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                                                  anonymous

                                                  Resident 2016

                                                  7/12/2016

                                                  I would not recommend? living here.

                                                    Manager

                                                    3/8/2020

                                                    Vista Apartment Homes
                                                    Hello, We're sorry to hear about your experience, Vista is under new management now and we're committed to resident satisfaction. Thank you again for taking the time to let us know how we can improve. We hope you will consider us again in the future. Take care.

                                                    Floor Plans & Pricing

                                                    1 Bedroom

                                                    A2

                                                    1 Bed, 1 Bath | 688 sq. ft.

                                                    $1,332 - $2,292

                                                    5 Available Units

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                                                    A1

                                                    1 Bed, 1 Bath | 488 sq. ft.

                                                    $1,296 - $2,469

                                                    1 Available Unit

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                                                    2 Bedrooms

                                                    B1

                                                    2 Beds, 2 Baths | 1,133 sq. ft.

                                                    $1,722 - $2,898

                                                    6 Available Units

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                                                    Features & Amenities

                                                    Laundry
                                                    • Clothes Care Center
                                                    • Washer/Dryer
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                                                    • Garage
                                                    Pets
                                                    • Dogs Allowed
                                                      Pet Limit: 2
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                                                    • 24-Hour Maintenance
                                                    • Additional Storage
                                                    • Air Conditioner
                                                    • Business Center
                                                    • Clubhouse
                                                    • Convenient to St Joes University
                                                    • DishWasher
                                                    • Faux Wood Flooring
                                                    • Fitness Center
                                                    • High-Speed Internet
                                                    • On-Site Management
                                                    • On-time Rental Payments Reported to Credit Bureaus to Improve Credit
                                                    • Online Payments and Maintenance Requests
                                                    • Package Receiving Service
                                                    • Premium Fixtures and Lighting
                                                    • Private Balcony
                                                    • Public Transportation
                                                    • Scenic Patio Views
                                                    • Sliding Glass Doors
                                                    • Spacious Closet
                                                    • Upgraded Interior Finishes Available
                                                    • White or Espresso Cabinetry
                                                    • Wi-Fi Access
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                                                    Welcome to Vista Apartment Homes, the relaxing community in Philly that you ve been searching for. Whether you re coming home at the end of a long day or you want to put your feet up on the weekend, our classic and comfortable 1, 2 and 3 bedrooms apartment homes have everything you need to refresh and recharge. With spacious floor plans, generously sized bedrooms, and relaxing private balconies outside, our Philadelphia, PA, apartments give you Downtown Philly done right.
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                                                    • Sunday: Closed
                                                    • Monday - Friday: 10:00 AM - 06:00 PM
                                                    • Saturday: 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
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                                                    Vista is a 488 - 1,400 sq. ft. apartment in Philadelphia in zip code 19131. This community has a 1 - 3 Beds, 1 - 2 Baths, and is for rent for $1,296 - $2,898. Nearby cities include Bala Cynwyd, Merion Station, Dresher, Narberth, and Camden.

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