Should we trust apartment review sites? #Renting#advice#apartments June 25 | Ariel Meadow Stallings offbeatbride Offbeat Home & Life runs these advice questions as an opportunity for our readers to share personal experiences and anecdotes. Readers are responsible for doing their own research before following any advice given here... or anywhere else on the web, for that matter. Old apartments near Jing, used under Creative Commons license. 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? Join our community! Reporter Name * Reporter Email * Original text Enter the original text here. Edited text* Enter your suggested copyedit here. Notes You can add a note for the editor here. * Required information. Fix Typo Ariel Meadow Stallings Author of Offbeat Bride: Creative Alternatives for Independent Brides, Ariel acts as the publisher of all the Offbeat Empire websites. She lives, loves, and dances in Seattle, WA. PREVIOUS Vintage 1955 cottage in the Hollywood Hills NEXT Scandalize your cat by using a fireplace as a headboard Show/Hide comments [ 38 ] Join the conversation Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Participate in this conversation via emailGet only replies to your comment, the best of the rest, as well as a daily recap of all comments on this post. No more than a few emails daily, which you can reply to/unsubscribe from directly from your inbox. No-drama comment policy Part of what makes the Offbeat Empire different is our commitment to civil, constructive commenting. Make sure you're familiar with our no-drama comment policy.