No-fee or low-fee rentals (with broker fees of less than 9% of a year’s rent vs. the usual 12-15%) could be the key to getting you out of your pony-themed childhood bedroom--or off your best friend's sofa--and into the adult pad you so desperately need. Scan through the listings highlighted here in our Low-Fee Rental Roundup or search by “no fee” or “low-fee” on apartment rental website Naked Apartments.
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Spacious no-fee 1-bedroom duplex in luxury pre-war Financial District building; has in-unit laundry, large windows and modern kitchen with stainless steel appliances, $4,250/month>>
Williamsburg 1-bedroom/1-bathroom on high floor boasts balcony, state-of-the-art kitchen and roof deck, $3,145/month+4.0% broker’s fee>>
Large Gramercy 2-bedroom (convertible from 1-bedroom) with central air, floor-to-ceiling windows and gourmet kitchen with granite countertops, $4,500/month+8.0% broker’s fee>>
Newly renovated Murray Hill 1-bedroom with southern exposure has fireplace, stainless steel appliances and ample closet space, $3,495/month+8.0% broker’s fee>>
Harlem 2.5-bedroom/1.5-bathroom has full-time doorman; heat, gas and water are included in rent, $2,550/month+8.3% broker’s fee>>
No-fee 2-bedroom in full-service Midtown West building features in-unit laundry, floor-to-ceiling windows and bamboo floors, $5,120/month>>
No-fee East Village 1-bedroom has newly renovated kitchen and bathroom and two large walk-in closets, $2,675/month>>
Gut-renovated no-fee Crown Heights, Brooklyn 3-bedroom/1.5 bathroom has high ceilings, large living room and brand-new stainless steel kitchen, $3,599/month>>
No-fee 2-bedroom in luxury Kips Bay high-rise; amenities include 24-hour doorman and concierge, dry cleaning and valet service, fitness center and swimming pool, $3,600/month>>
Jamaica, Queens 1-bedroom/1-bathroom features gourmet kitchen with stainless steel appliances and oversized windows, $1,475/month+8.33% broker’s fee>>