Should we trust apartment review sites?

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My fiance and I are going to be moving soon, and have started apartment hunting. We have a definite budget for rent, so that means we're looking at cheaper complexes.

We have found several places that we can afford, and everything seems decent enough, but the online reviews for these places are all very disappointing.

I'm wondering how seriously I should take these reviews — can I trust apartment review sites? -Danielle

Homies, what say you? Are online apartment reviews filled only with the most disgruntled feedback, or should you trust the reviews you find there?

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