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Low-Fee Rental Roundup: Williamsburg, West Village, Hell’s Kitchen and more, from $2,000 to $6,100 a month

By Leah Hochbaum Rosner | January 14, 2014 - 11:08AM 

If the very idea of paying a broker’s fee—typically 12-15% of your annual rent—causes you to break out in a cold sweat, don’t do it! Scan the slew of no-fee and low-fee listings (meaning ones that call for fees under 9%) highlighted here in our Low-Fee Rental Roundup or check out rental website Naked Apartments to see scores more. Remember to search by “no fee” or “low-fee."

See something you like? Ask Naked Apartments to dispatch a broker ASAP with its Showings on Demand feature.

No-fee Williamsburg 1-bedroom has hardwood floors throughout, high ceilings, spacious living room and chef’s kitchen with granite countertops in 24-hour doorman building with fitness center, bike storage and lounge, $2,935/month>>

Bedford-Stuyvesant 1-bedroom features in-unit washer/dryer, central a/c and stainless steel kitchen; building amenities include gym and roof deck, $2,195/month+8.0% broker’s fee>>

No-fee Fort Greene 1-bedroom boasts private balcony, bamboo floors, marble countertops and stainless steel appliances in luxury high-rise building, $3,300/month>>

Upper West Side 3-bedroom (convertible from 2-bedroom) has granite kitchen with stainless appliances, marble bathroom with oversized tub, and a balcony, $6,100/month+8.37% broker’s fee>>

Studio in full-service Downtown Brooklyn building with hardwood floors, granite countertops and stainless steel appliances; rent includes heat, hot water and gas, $2,450/month+8.3% broker’s fee>>

No-fee Financial District 2-bedroom has large living room, ample closet space (including a changing area and walk-in closet) in luxury building equipped with indoor heated pool, steam room and private cinema, $5,995/month>>

Renovated West Village studio has dishwasher-equipped kitchen, hardwood floors and high ceilings, $2,250/month+8.0% broker’s fee>>

Newly renovated no-fee corner 1-bedroom in Chelsea features floor-to-ceiling windows, high ceilings and in-unit laundry, $2,995/month+2 months free>>

Sunny no-fee Prospect-Lefferts Gardens, Brooklyn 2-bedroom boasts high ceilings, central heat and air, and stainless steel kitchen $2,000/month>>

Hell’s Kitchen 1-bedroom offers gourmet kitchen with stainless steel appliances, high ceilings and hardwood floors, $2,250/month+8.0% broker’s fee>>

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