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Old 08-14-2011, 10:42 AM
 
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Hey all, you guys have helped me out a couple times in the past, so thanks for that.

I have a list of apartments that I'm interested in, maybe you guys can give me some more advice than simple online rating sites:

The Boulevard
2440 North Blvd, Houston, TX 77098
http://www.apartmentratings.com/rate...partments.html
yes, looks good

Berkshires on Brompton
7315 Brompton Street, Houston, TX 77025
http://www.apartmentratings.com/rate...-Brompton.html
no, iffffffy

Greenbriar Chateau Apartments
4100 Greenbriar St # 138, Houston, TX 77098
http://www.apartmentratings.com/rate...partments.html
no, expensive, but supposedly good for rice

230 West Alabama
220 W Alabama St, Houston, TX 77006
http://www.apartmentratings.com/rate...e-House.html#b
good ratings, seems very nice

Greenway Gardens
3131 Timmons Ln, Houston, TX 77027
http://www.apartmentratings.com/rate...Pricing.html#b
W/D

North Boulevard Apartments
2701 North Boulevard, Houston, TX 77098
http://www.apartmentratings.com/rate...s-Pricing.html
no

Parque Del Oro Apartments
8380 El Mundo St, Houston, TX 77054
http://www.apartmentratings.com/rate...s-Pricing.html
no

Greenway Court Apartments
3411 Cummins St, Houston, TX 77027
http://www.apartmentratings.com/rate...partments.html
no, Expensive..

Villa D'orleans Apartments
4055 S Braeswood Blvd, Houston, TX 77025
http://www.apartmentratings.com/rate...ments-Map.html
no

If you guys have any advice about these complexes please let me know, they are all in my price range for a 1 bd apartment. + they are pretty close to Rice, I have a car and don't want to drive more than 15 - 20 min to get to school. And they all seem like the area is nice (?).

Nick

Last edited by NickK; 08-14-2011 at 12:11 PM.. Reason: changed alot
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Old 08-21-2011, 06:46 PM
 
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I just moved to Houston recently (I'm also a Rice student), but I worked with an apartment locator, who recommended the Greenway/Upper Kirby area to me. She recommended I stay away from the Med Center, saying that they were a lot of pricy and cheap options, but not much in the middle of the road. I was also steered away from both Villa D'orleans Apartments and Parque Del Oro Apartments as well, and I ended up signing a 6 month lease at Greenway Gardens (the ability to have a 6 month lease, with only an extra $10 fee per month, was a big bonus, as was the W/D). Take this with a grain of salt, since I'm new, but so far I've been very satisfied here; the apartment is nice, the complex is quiet, parking is fine, and the area seems both very convenient for shopping, errands, etc. The drive to Rice is about 10-15 minutes. I hope this helps!
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Old 08-21-2011, 07:52 PM
 
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Thanks. After alot of headache i'm actually gonna live on campus at RGA
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Old 08-11-2014, 10:34 AM
 
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chpg,

I know this is an old post but I was wondering if you remembered why you were steered away from Villa D'orleans Apartments. I am moving to Houston from North Dakota and was looking for apartments down there.

Thanks.
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