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Low-Fee Rental Roundup: The Lower East Side, Little Italy, Morningside Heights and more, from $2,699 to $9,500 a month

By Leah Hochbaum Rosner | August 20, 2013 - 11:21AM 

Even if you can afford to pay a broker fee on your new NYC pad, do you really want to shell out 12-15% of a year’s rent to an agent when you can instead put your hard-earned cash toward that dream vacation in Bali?

Probably not. So why not aim for a no-fee or low-fee place (one with broker’s fees less than 9% of the annual rent) like the ones you can find listed here in our Low-Fee Rental Roundup or by clicking the “no-fee” and "low fee" search boxes at apartment search site Naked Apartments?

Have time to check out one of these places this very afternoon? Naked Apartments will make sure a broker is on hand to give you a tour with its new Showings on Demand feature.

Morningside Heights 3-bedroom has 12-foot ceilings, oversized windows and open kitchen, $3,275/month+8.3% broker’s fee>>

Recently renovated Greenpoint 2-bedroom with high ceilings and decorative fireplace, $2,850/month+9.0% broker’s fee>>

No-fee 1-bedroom in Lower East Side walk-up, has in-unit laundry, hardwood flooring and exposed brick, $2,699/month>>

2-bedroom in luxury TriBeCa doorman building, features in-unit washer/dryer, live-in super, central a/c and children’s playroom, $4,620/month+6.0% broker’s fee>>

Large Midtown East 4-bedroom in doorman building has 3 full bathrooms, a renovated chef’s kitchen and walk-in closets, $9,500/month+8.3% broker’s fee>>

No-fee 1-bedroom in Midtown West doorman building with open kitchen and marble bathroom; amenities include fitness center and private intercom system to doormen, $4,395/month>>

No-fee 1-bedroom, 2-bathroom in Little Italy with outdoor space, $3,500/month>>

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