Mike Britton moves apartment pool from Uptown to South Loop

Want a renovated apartment in the South Loop with a pool and a sun deck? A Craigslist ad from Chicagoland Property Group’s Mike Britton has just what you’re looking for.

There’s only one teeny, tiny problem: the building pictured and described in the ad doesn’t have a pool.

That’s only a problem if you’re a renter. If you’re a rental service broker you don’t deal in facts. You make stuff up that you think will sucker renters into contacting you.

The pool pictured in the ad is at Pensacola Place in Uptown, seven miles from the South Loop building. Mike Britton knows that if he’s ever set foot in either building.

We’ve previously questioned whether Chicagoland Property Group is Craigslist’s worst rental ad spammer. Today’s question: Is Mike Britton Chicagoland Property Group’s most inept liar?

If you’re looking for an apartment in the South Loop, skip Craigslist. It’s flooded with spam and bait-and-switch ads from the rental services on our do-not-call list. If you’re looking for an apartment in the South Loop, start with at-a-glance list of downtown apartments. You’ll find links to reviews with accurate info about almost every South Loop property, video tours where available, and links to near real-time rent and availability info at the property websites.

Added: Want an indoor driving range? There used to be one, years ago, in the building pictured in the following Mike Britton ad.

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