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Low-Fee Rental Roundup: Battery Park City, Bed-Stuy, Astoria and more, from $2,150 to $6,100 a month

By Leah Hochbaum Rosner  | January 22, 2014 - 11:01AM

Can’t stand apartment-hunting in the cold? Don’t. Rental website Naked Apartments makes it easy to search hundreds of no-fee and even low-fee apartments (with broker’s fees of 0-9% of a year’s rent vs. the typical 12-15%) from the privacy (and warmth) of wherever you are huddling down with your computer. Check out the places listed here in our Low Fee Rental Roundup or head over to Naked Apartments and hunt by “no fee” or “low-fee.”

Willing to brave the cold to see one of these places? Naked Apartments will make sure a broker’s there to meet you with its Showings on Demand feature.

No-fee Upper East Side 2-bedroom/2-bathroom features a dining alcove, large bedrooms and hardwood floors; amenities include full-time doorman, pool, gym and sun terrace, $4,895/month>>

Murray Hill loft with wraparound terrace in 24-hour doorman building with free gym access, $2,200/month+8.2% broker’s fee>>

No-fee Williamsburg studio offers in-unit laundry, stainless steel chef’s kitchen and ample closet space, $2,800/month>>

Spacious Financial District loft-studio with high ceilings in full-service pre-war 24-hour doorman building, $2,395/month+6.67% broker’s fee>>

No-fee Battery Park City 1-bedroom boasts Hudson River views in a building with a fitness center and children’s playroom, $3,000/month>>

Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn 2-bedroom with eat-in kitchen, gym, game room and rooftop “chill spot,” $2,150/month+6.0% broker’s fee>>

No-fee Astoria, Queens 2.5-bedroom/2-bathroom has in-unit laundry, high ceilings and oversized windows in concierge building with bike room and gym, $3,250/month+1 month free>>

Newly renovated Midtown South Central 3-bedroom offers new stainless steel appliances, and marble bathroom in luxury doorman building, $6,100/month+7.0% broker’s fee>>

Sunny no-fee Tribeca 1-bedroom with stainless steel kitchen in luxury high-rise with a doorman, concierge and full-service garage, $3,860/month>>

West Village 2-bedroom (convertible from 1-bedroom) has hardwood floors and deep closets in 24-hour doorman building; all utilities included, $5,000/month+8.2% broker’s fee>>

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