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Reviews for Columns at Wakefield

Posted On: 3/28/2017

Wonderful very helpful :) Loved our agent Abigail bruggeman

Wonderful very helpful :) Loved our agent Abigail bruggeman :) helped us get our new house dddd
By: Becky Grant     Verified Resident
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Posted On: 3/8/2018

Wonderful Apartments at Affordable Prices in Wakefield

"My children and I have been residents of The Columns at Wakefield since mid-January. I truly enjoy living here. The leasing staff is very helpful, courteous and professional. They have a lot of fun activities for residents, too. The maintenance staff respond very quickly to any problems, and are very professional. The layout of the complex is great, and overall upkeep of the development is just fine. As for noise, the walls are a bit thin, and you can hear your neighbors sometimes, but it's definitely not enough for me to not be happy in my home. The only downside, and this is not against the apartment complex at all, is that some neighbors do not pick up after their dogs. Even though the development does a wonderful job of providing potty bags and trashcans at convenient places throughout the property. It's not a lot, but just noticeable on occasion when I'm walking my two dogs. The only improvement that I'd love to see is mulch, or more grass in the Dog Park so that paws don't get too muddy when the weather is wet. Great value for your money. The security gates make me feel very safe and secure, and I couldn't ask for a better apartment complex."
By: Lisa Watson     Verified Resident
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Posted On: 6/23/2017

We would like to express our thanks

We would like to express our thanks and pleasure to have lived at the Columns for the last 4 years. Our apartment was on the pond which delighted us every day with the many geese and ducks and occasional heron. The management is the best. If you are considering apartment living in Wakefield, you won t get any better than the Columns!
By: Anonymous     Verified Resident
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Posted On: 2/28/2017

We ve lived here for over a year and love it!

We ve lived here for over a year and love it!
By: Macy Lyons     Verified Resident
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Posted On: 7/28/2017

We have lived here for about two months

We have lived here for about two months and so far it has been awesome! Our apartment is very nice especially for the price and the staff here is super friendly
By: Elizabeth Davis     Verified Resident
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Posted On: 4/29/2016

Very peaceful and quiet

It is great Very quiet and peaceful the office staff is always pleasant and helpful. It amazes me that they seem to know everyone's name when you walk into the office. The maintenance guys are on top of things when they are needed and always wave if they see you outside. There is always something going on for you to enjoy. Really is a god place to live.
By: Barbara Collum     Verified Resident
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Posted On: 10/31/2016

very nice place to stay for short long term living

The staff is awesome. the grounds and apartments are well kept. very friendly place to live.
By: Steve Sztancsik     Verified Resident
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Posted On: 1/17/2018

Very nice here

Very nice here. Never thought I d live within Raleigh city limits.
By: Vic Igawaya Austin     Verified Resident
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Posted On: 6/5/2016

Very Clean Property, and Quiet Apt. Complex

I definitely would recommend this Apt Complex as a top choice to live. It is very pleasant, quiet, and my 4yr old daughter and I feel very safe. My neighbors are friendly, and most importantly everyone minds their own business. I have already renewed my lease to stay here longer. The only issue that I do have is my upstairs neighbors above me consistently stomps when the walk across the floor, it seems like they never sleep - and are always pacing the floor non-stop. This issue, of course, is not the Columns fault but is clearly the fault of my upstairs neighbors, as they seem to be inconsiderate of those beneath them.
By: Melanie Broughton     Verified Resident
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Posted On: 3/28/2017

The girls at The Columns are extremely polite and helpful!

The girls at The Columns are extremely polite and helpful! They help me deal with any problems that I might have, and are quick to respond to any issues.
By: Jack Chachkes     Verified Resident
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Posted On: 4/28/2017

The Columns is great! The staff is kind

The Columns is great! The staff is kind and extremely helpful, the fitness center is well equipped and my family feels safe here. Also, being someone who has difficulty hammering a nail into the wall, it is so great to have a reliable maintenance team to come fix thing s shortly after I put in a work order. I honestly don t know why people still want to own a house when a place like The Columns exists.
By: Billy Orlando     Verified Resident
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Posted On: 6/17/2017

The Columns at Wakefield was my home for a year

The Columns at Wakefield was my home for a year, July 15 to July 16, and it was a lovely place to call home. Very quiet and seemingly tucked away in the heart of Wakefield. I relocated for work last July, but I would recommend The Columns at Wakefield to anyone looking for afforable luxury in the Northern Raleigh/Wake Forest rental market. ??
By: Jay Reilly     Verified Resident
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Posted On: 2/28/2017

The best place I have ever lived

The best place I have ever lived
By: chelsea ragland     Verified Resident
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Posted On: 2/28/2018

Sad to Leave

Best apartment community I’ve lived - maintenance is quick, the office staff are friendly and organized, and community is quiet and clean. I’m moving to be closer to work, but none of the apartments I’ve viewed even compare to this place. I hate to go - the apartments are spacious, many floor plans to choose from, and you get more for your money living here in comparison to surrounding areas.
By: Dana Aronowitz     Verified Resident
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Posted On: 3/29/2017

peaceful place to live

It's a very much peaceful place to live all your concerns are solved quickly and the other residents and the staff at an office are friendly and approachable. The location is also perfect as the Banks, fast food, grocery store are nearby. The community also provides amenities like car wash, swimming pool, gym, computer labs, playing area for kids and community get-together make sure the new resident enjoy their time. overall awesome experience to live here though I have live one year but excited for more. I really appreciate living here
By: Bhavin Patel     Verified Resident
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Posted On: 3/2/2017

Nice place to live. Grounds are well kept and beautiful

I love living here. From the first day I felt right at home. I think that is due to the awesome staff. I feel safe here. The location is so convenient for my shopping, grocery store, and gym. I would highly recommend the Columns to anyone.
By: Brenda Hall     Verified Resident
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Posted On: 11/28/2017

Nice apartment and great staff

Nice apartment and great staff
By: David Abdelmesseh     Verified Resident
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Posted On: 9/5/2017

My favorite place on earth!!

My favorite place on earth!! My husband and I LOVE our community ?The staff is our favorite!!
By: Miranda Bradley     Verified Resident
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Posted On: 3/3/2017

MY EXPERIENCE AS A NEW TENANT SINCE DEC 13 2016

MY experience so far has been wonderful . the staff, Abby,Stacy, Chelsea, Melanie,- YOU COULDN'T ASK FOR A BETTER TEAM they ALL ARE JUST BEAUTIFUL BEAUTIFUL physically and spiritually my response time when reporting an issue or concern is always prompt and professional by both the staff and the maintenance team. Parking is great - i haven't had ONE night if out late that i haven't been able to find a park in front of my building. and the lake oh my Jesus JUST TAKE ME AWAY CALGON - - My only concerns at this time IF I HAD TO COMPLAIN, which i DON'T like to do are as a first floor resident , i still continue to hear my neighbors upstairs walking hard, running, just noise intermittently..ETC which is VERY annoying at times. please note, the noise is not Everyday, its more intermittent , here or there, but i deal with the best i can. I invested in a pair of earplugs that helps a little , but then i dont hear my alarm in am AUGHHHHHHHHH - lastly, the internet WIFI signal at times is a little slow-but this has improved a LOT since yesterday. BUT OVERALL ....THE COLUMNS AT WAKEFIELD ROCKS YAY - -
By: Anjanette Barr     Verified Resident
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Posted On: 7/28/2017

Its a really nice place to live, no complaints at all

Its a really nice place to live, no complaints at all. Noise is low, the area is really nice with everything you could ever want within 8 mins of your door and 3 mins from a grocery stores and a movie theater. Dog friendly, good pool, a cool lake in the middle, good people can always just start up a chat with whoever. Its a nice place to live.
By: Justin Hazel     Verified Resident
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Posted On: 10/2/2017

it's really great

Best place you'll find in the area, nothing but a positive experience
By: Douglas Purtee     Verified Resident
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Posted On: 2/28/2017

It s a good place to live!

It s a good place to live! Some issues take longer than others to resolve but office and maintenance staff are definitely on top of things. They do their best to be fair to everyone and respect each tennant s concerns and problems. Very peaceful atmosphere. Happy tenants here!
By: GarrettandBrady Namtrah     Verified Resident
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Posted On: 4/1/2016

it is very attractive to live in

it is a nice and safe place to live in.
By: Humu Savage     Verified Resident
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Posted On: 6/28/2016

It is a wonderful propertyfor family living

It is a awesome place to stay with your kids and family. everything is so near to the property, some area you can walk to reach like, fast food, cinema, coffee shop. it is gated and gives more security, less noise and the staffs in office are very friendly.
By: Ahsan Chowdhury     Verified Resident
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Posted On: 10/26/2017

It has been a wonderful experience

My family and I recently moved to this community a few months ago. We came from New York and this experience has been amazing. The staff and neighbors are extremely helpful, garbage is always picked up at night and the kids playground and pool is always kept very clean. I am here to stay.
By: Elvis Baez     Verified Resident
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Posted On: 2/21/2018

Im so glad I found this development!

Im so glad I found this development! I knew this place would be great as soon as we met with all the lovely leasing staff (Chelsea helped us with everything). They really have everything so well organized- from how familiar they are with each individual floor plan to how attentive they are with call-backs and emails. The property is very well maintained and cleaned. You cant beat the pricing, amenities, and location! I highly recommend the Columns.
By: Paige Boure     Verified Resident
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Posted On: 3/9/2017

I'm extremely happy with the condition

It's very comfortable living here, there is a good cross section of families from families with young children, teenagers and mature and even older families. tenants are friendly, neighborly and engage with each other all the time. The staff is very attentive, friendly and very efficient at all levels, including the maintenance. I'm extremely impress with monthly calendar of events which lends to the camaraderie of tenants at property. I highly recommend it to all my friends
By: Manuel Carmona     Verified Resident
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Posted On: 3/28/2017

I will be moving into The Columns in May and I cannot wait!

I will be moving into The Columns in May and I cannot wait! I reserved a Lake View 1 Bedroom on the top floor. This is the only apartment community that could literally offer me everything that I wanted in an apartment. Gated community, walk in closet, washer/dryer already in the apartment, AND lots of windows to allow for natural sunlight! I am extremely happy with my decision and can t wait to call The Columns my home. :) #veryhappyresident
By: Abigail Bruggeman     Verified Resident
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Posted On: 2/28/2017

I ve really enjoyed living at the Columns

I ve really enjoyed living at the Columns. Maintenance is speedy even though we rarely needed it. The facilities are great and I love the gas grill by the pool. It s a great place to live and I would keep living here if I weren t moving to another city.
By: Jessica Matthews     Verified Resident
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Posted On: 10/5/2016

I thoroughly enjoy living at The Columns

It's a great place to live. Location, staff, amenities, and more. We love our apartment
By: Aaron Rice     Verified Resident
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Posted On: 3/23/2017

I moved in to my apartment a few months ago

I moved in to my apartment a few months ago. My apartment overlooks the lake and has its own private stairway entrance. I cannot say enough good things about this apartment! The maintenance staff is always so sweet and says hi to me when I am out walking, and the office staff always goes out of their way to help me when I am in the office. They hold resident events every week which is nice because then I get to meet other people in the community. I like to know who my neighbors are... If you make this community your new home, you will not be sorry! Sincerely, A very happy resident :)
By: Abigail B.     Verified Resident
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Posted On: 10/18/2016

I loved the privacy and environment at the Columns

We loved living at the Columns Our view from our balcony of the pond and waterfall was awesome Stacy and the staff were great.
By: Wanda Ennis     Verified Resident
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Posted On: 3/28/2017

I love this apartment complex

I love this apartment complex. Good pricing and super nice staff!
By: Kendall Mitchell     Verified Resident
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Posted On: 5/28/2016

I love living here Beautiful place to call home..

"I feel very safe here, the gated community is a plus. As far as amenities go the pool and office areas are lovely. Maintenance is on top of everything. The complex cares about it's residents and maintains a nice quiet atmosphere which I greatly appreciate. I adore the Valet trash service implemented last year."
By: Sue Damico     Verified Resident
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Posted On: 9/28/2017

I just moved here a few days ago

I just moved here a few days ago but, I can already say that I love it! Staff is friendly and helpful. Maintenance works quickly to fix issues that arise. The apartments are a variety of nice shops and restaurants close by as well. So nice to have a washer and dryer in unit! Beautiful apartments!
By: Kody Young     Verified Resident
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Posted On: 9/5/2017

I absolutely love this community! My neighbors are awesome

I absolutely love this community! My neighbors are awesome and everything is so quiet here. Lots of great resident events too!
By: Abigail Bruggeman     Verified Resident
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Posted On: 3/28/2017

I absolutely love everything about living here

I absolutely love everything about living here. From the ladies in the office to the maintenance workers. They are are so friendly and helpful. The facilities are beautiful and well kept. If you are looking for a new place to live, come join our family!!
By: Kim Mitchell     Verified Resident
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Posted On: 1/23/2018

Hidden Jewel - Great Community, Great Staff

Since the day I inquired about the Columns the customer service has remained the same. I just move out after staying there for two years. The Columns is a hidden jewel for Wake County, I loved when I had visitors and they found out that I lived in gated community. Melanie has always been professional and answered every questions of concerns, even when I pop up unannounced in her office. . Love this place and it will be missed.
By: Carlissa Vick     Verified Resident
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Posted On: 7/28/2017

Have had an awesome experience the past three years

Have had an awesome experience the past three years at The Columns of Wakefield! The staff is always so helpful and willing to help! The property is well kept and feels really safe! The residents are all so freindly.
By: Jim McKay     Verified Resident
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Posted On: 7/30/2016

Great Place to Live

"I've enjoyed living in this community for the past two years. The grill area and pool are amazing and the view from my apartment over-looking to pond is relaxing. The staff is always helpful and maintenance requests are taken care of swiftly. I've never had an issue with having to wait too long, and all of our issues were minor I feel safe here. If I want to be part of the community there are plenty of activities, and if I want to keep to myself that is easy as well. The location has been great and I enjoy being just an uphill walk from Starbucks, the movie theater, Moes, my bank, and more. The only minor issue would be the noise from upstairs neighbors. However, I never complained about it to the staff or talked to the neighbors. I'm sure if I had it would have been taken care of. But hey, it's apartment life We all live close together"
By: Jessica Matthews     Verified Resident
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Posted On: 4/10/2018

Great place to live

I enjoy living here. The apartments have large bedroom windows and an open floor plan. The pool is well maintained in the summer and there is a small 24-hr gym. The staff is incredibly nice and helpful.
By: Meridith Berson     Verified Resident
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Posted On: 3/7/2018

Great Place To Live

Great location, great neighborhood, and great service
By: Javiera Coe     Verified Resident
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Posted On: 3/7/2017

Great place to live

Do it It's quiet, safe and friendly.
By: Charles Casteen     Verified Resident
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Posted On: 3/1/2017

Great place to live

I love coming home.
By: Alma Ruiz     Verified Resident
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Posted On: 2/22/2017

Great place to live

The Columns is a great place to live Great office staff, friendly neighbors, well maintained grounds, all make it a pleasure to come home.
By: Diana Colby     Verified Resident
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Posted On: 7/2/2016

Great Experience

I've lived in The Columns for 2 years now. The staff and maintenance teams are both fantastic and very attentive. I've never had any real issues with plumbing or bugs. Great location I have loved both the one and two bedroom floor plans I've rented. Thank you
By: Jessica Harrison     Verified Resident
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Posted On: 3/13/2017

Great Apt

nice, clean and great location
By: Javiera Coe     Verified Resident
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Posted On: 9/29/2017

great ,nicce

yes, is great location
By: Raquel Ortega     Verified Resident
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Posted On: 7/22/2017

Feels like home

I just love it here. I haven't live in an Apartment for atleast 50 years, always owned my own home, but this feels like home . I checked out other apartment complexes and the feeling here is way beyond what I had imagined. My children were a little apprehensive about me living here but after seeing the facilities, they are very happy and feel like I am safe and comfortable. I feel like I have made the right choice.
By: Roberta Slattery     Verified Resident
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Posted On: 12/21/2016

Feels like Home

Since I moved into the Columns in June, I have felt like I have been at home. The community is safe and quiet and the office tries to make the complex feel like a neighborhood and not just an apartment. I am a single mom and I have always felt very safe, not just because it is a gated community but because of the quality of residents within the community. My neighbors are very friendly and have been willing to help out if I need it. The office staff is very accommodating and always willing to help. They remember who you are and want to build professional relationships with you. The prices are about average for the area and if you look for specials, you can get a really good rate for at least a year. I would recommend this community to anyone looking for an apartment.
By: Ashton Yaksh     Verified Resident
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Posted On: 8/7/2017

Excellent Community

I loved living here at the Columns. First of all the staff in so warm and welcoming and they really listen to your needs. Second just the overall feel. Which is so clean and well maintained. Finally I like the different events they provided. From grab cookies, brownies, muffins, etc. day at the office to pool parties and food trucks. I highly recommend the The Columns.
By: Kathy Hernandez     Verified Resident
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Posted On: 8/6/2016

Best place to live with an exceptional office staff

Best place to live with an exceptional office staff and maintenance team !
By: Natalie Smith Wayne     Verified Resident
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Posted On: 7/12/2016

Best apartment community in North Raleigh!

Best apartment community in North Raleigh! I love my apartment with the attached garage! Great neighbors! Gated community! Always kept nice and clean! Excellent maintenance staff!
By: Melanie Gadison     Verified Resident
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Posted On: 1/19/2018

Awesome place to live, ?? not far from shopping

Awesome place to live, ?? not far from shopping
By: BettyAnn Gurney     Verified Resident
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Posted On: 4/2/2017

Apartment living does not get any better than this

I would have to say that management and staff are all outstanding So friendly, cheerful and consistently going out of their way to please. With all of the residents moving in and moving out, they remember our names....including granddaughter and dogs names. Just look at the almost daily little activities they have...from dog biscuit day, to casino night.....it all matters Neighbors are great too....nice people live here It all really speaks for itself.
By: Suzanne Mckendry     Verified Resident
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Posted On: 4/4/2016

ALL the staff does a great job at making this feel like HOME

I love the variety of people AND pets here...they keep up with the property and respond so quickly to whatever is needed. They also do an awesome job of providing a great mix of activities appealing to both young and not as young
By: MaryAnn Molloy     Verified Resident
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Posted On: 3/28/2017

Absolutely perfect place to live!

Absolutely perfect place to live!Office Staff is just amazing maintenance crew top notch the apt are very soundly built noise is not a problem. Close to everything thing u need my wife and I love living here.
By: Jason Medlin     Verified Resident
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Posted On: 2/28/2017

Very nice and quiet area with beautifully landscaped grounds

Very nice and quiet area with beautifully landscaped grounds. However, I wish someone would take more interest in keeping the stairwells and breezeways into the apartments a little cleaner. The maintenance crews are awesome! They always respond quickly to your requests!
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Posted On: 5/4/2016

Quiet and convenient...

I love the fact that I rarely hear my neighbors and that you are within minutes of great shopping. However, I can't praise the staff highly enough They have always been friendly and taken care of any questions or concerns that I have had.
By: Bryan Hampton     Verified Resident
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Posted On: 7/16/2016

Nice community

Good community. Good staff.
By: Bradley Botts     Verified Resident
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Posted On: 2/28/2017

Lived there for a little less than a year

Lived there for a little less than a year. The management is good, very responsive and helpful. Maintenance issues were taken care of quickly. My biggest complaint was the gate. The call box rarely works correctly the first time, which makes it hard for visitors. The gates break frequently, especially during winter. There were several occasions where I got stuck on the outside of the gates, unable to get to my apartment because the gates were not functioning properly.
By: Meredith Cook     Verified Resident
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Posted On: 2/28/2018

It is a nice complex

The parking is sometimes iffy, but not too bad. You rarely, if ever, hear neighbors in your apartment. The maintenance guys fix things in a timely fashion.
By: Dale Zorak     Verified Resident
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Posted On: 3/30/2018

Impressive first apartment

It's having everything you need, like your basic utilities and appliances, as well as extra amenities. An apartment complex with a pool, car wash area, picnic spots, patio, clubhouse, and dog park all in one place is the best. Definitely a great choice for my first place
By: Hannah Duttera     Verified Resident
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Posted On: 10/31/2016

Great Property

I really enjoy living here at the Columns. All of my concerns are addressed in a timely manner and overall the staff are very friendly and professional. I would definitely recommend to friends
By: Kyetta Herring     Verified Resident
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Posted On: 5/20/2016

Great place to live

Convenient, secure, all of the amenities you need
By: Debra Punke     Verified Resident
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Posted On: 6/8/2017

Good place to live

Apartments are nice. Overall the staff is nice, i've only had a few minor issues with them. The water was shut off a lot the first few weeks I moved in and I wasn't always given notice, but since then I haven't had any issues.
By: Allison Baryza     Verified Resident
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Posted On: 12/28/2017

Apartment are nice

Apartment are nice. But always something needs repair. They do fix asap which is good. Staff is very friendly. Very convenient.
By: Vic Igawaya Austin     Verified Resident
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Posted On: 10/21/2017

The staff is terrible

I have been a resident for two years and this last years the assistant manager has been very rude and the maintenance staff has changed and became very lazy. I put in a request and it takes over two weeks for the staff to acknowledge the issue or even give the request to the maintenance staff. When the maintenance staff finally get the request. They are so lazy I asked for my light bulbs to be changed and they left packs of light bulbs on my front porch, along with a leaky refrigerator and no ice, which was another problem from four weeks ago that was never solved.
By: Tarra Finney     Verified Resident
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Posted On: 11/5/2016

Nice complex

Would recommend.
By: Wayne McPeters     Verified Resident
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Overall Rating

5 out of 5 stars