Was told on the phone that my dogs wouldn't be an issue. When I drove out to TN from Chicago on Saturday I got to the apt that both I and my sister were excited about. The guy talking to us was very rude from the start, and they informed me that they do not allow German Shepherd Dogs in the apt complex.
Friendly Staff, including maintenance, janitor and office staff. Good at getting things fixed. I lived near the pool/office area and they are doing major updates to the building in the entire complex, starting where I lived. NEW WINDOWS, NEW DOORS, NEW LANDSCAPING, NEW PAVEMENTS, NEW PAINT, etc. I very much enjoyed my garage for 45$ a month, and the pool. Very affordable for the area although rent may go up with all the new upgrades ;)
At 1st things were great! Later I had a severe water ant problem on the 3rd floor. It was finally resolved 3 months later. Staff DID try to resolve the best they could. New management is turning things around. Mostly quiet complex (with the exception of a few inconsiderate neighbors). Had to move a month ago after living there almost 4 yrs. Compared to other updated apartments, the price isn't too bad, but it isn't all that great either. Shop around for better deals 1st before signing lease.
I moved to Summit about a year ago. For the money it's a good place to live. I wasn't looking luxury. I wanted a reasonably priced place with decent office and maintenance staff in a central location. The maintenance team tries to get it done in one shot. The office staff are always friendly to us. The yard always always looks nice. Our neighbors are mostly courteous. We're close to the highway, but you'd never know it. We're close to grocery stores, gas stations, and most any other type of shopping we want to do. For me, it's working out great.
I lived here for a year and a half. It IS affordable, and it seemed really nice at first. However, my roommate and I had two experiences while living here that were pretty scary. The first happened about four months after we moved in. We were on the balcony one night (her mom was in town) late when something around the corner caught our eye. When we stood up to see what it was, we realized that a man was around the corner masturbating. All we could see of him was the one part we REALLY didn't want to see. We called 911 (they didn't find him) and alerted management the next day. Management did nothing. They said they would put out flyers alerting residents to be cautious, but they didn't. The next incident was last October (2009). My dog woke me up in the middle of the night, growling. I woke up and heard talking outside my window (cracked open and about 6.5 feet off the ground). I then saw a flashlight flash into my room. I walked to my window, where through the blinds I could see two males with their hoods pulled up about 6 feet away from my window. It seemed like they were discussing how to get into my window. I reached my hand through the blinds and slammed the window shut, and they ran off. Again, I called 911 and alerted management, who did absolutely nothing. It seems they were more worried about the reputation of their apartment complex than the safety of their residents.