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Low-Fee rental roundup: Murray Hill, Astoria, Tribeca and more, from $1,400 to $6,295 a month

By Leah Hochbaum Rosner | November 19, 2013 - 11:05AM 

Although it might feel like paying a broker’s fee is a necessary evil in NYC, it doesn’t have to be. Click on over to apartment rental website Naked Apartments and you'll find many no-fee and low-fee options—meaning ones that call for fees of less than 9% of a year’s rent vs. the usual 12-15% commissions. Scan the places listed here in our Low-Fee Rental Roundup or log onto Naked Apartments to hunt by “no fee” or “low-fee.”

Want to tour of one of these places without further ado? Naked Apartments will dispatch an agent straightaway via its Showings on Demand feature.

Newly renovated no-fee Murray Hill 2-bedroom has stainless steel kitchen, marble bath and sound-proof windows, $3,255/month>>

Forest Hills, Queens studio with condo finishes features in-unit laundry, stainless steel kitchen and marble bathroom, $1,400/month+8.33% broker’s fee>>

Spacious, recently renovated no-fee Upper East Side 3-bedroom has a modern kitchen with granite countertops in a 24/7 doorman building, $6,295/month>>

No-fee Chelsea 1-bedroom with floor-to-ceiling windows and gourmet kitchen; building amenities include 24-hour doorman and landscaped roof sun-deck, $3,575/month>>

No-fee Bushwick, Brooklyn 3-bedroom with exposed brick walls, dark hardwood floors, an open kitchen with stainless steel appliances and lots of natural light, $1,995/month>>

Sunny Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn 2-bedroom features hardwood floors, updated kitchen with stainless steel appliances and in-unit washer/dryer, $2,200/month+6.0% broker’s fee>>

Renovated no-fee Astoria, Queens 1-bedroom with in-unit laundry, heated bathroom floors and balcony; building amenities include fitness center, doorman and roof deck with BBQ grills, $2,900/month>>

Greenpoint, Brooklyn 1.5-bedroom (convertible from studio) has restored hardwood floors and pre-war details like crown molding, $2,400/month+9.0% broker’s fee>>

West Harlem 3-bedroom/1-bathroom featuring chef’s kitchen with stainless steel appliances and brand new oak wood floors, $3,595/month+8.5% broker’s fee>>

Tribeca 1.5-bedroom (convertible from studio) boasts high ceilings, condo finishes and a wall of windows, $5,400/month+7.0% broker’s fee>>

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