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Low-Fee Rental Roundup: the West Village, Upper West Side, and more, from $995 to $5,300 a month

By Virginia K. Smith  | October 21, 2014 - 10:01AM

Before you toss up your hands and write off sky-high broker's fees as a fact of life in the city, check out the listings over at Naked Apartments, which include a variety of no-fee and low-fee apartments with fees that top out at 9 percent (versus the typical 12 to 15 percent). We've rounded up current options in all five boroughs and in a variety of price ranges, and you can also search Naked Apartments by “no-fee” or “low-fee” to see more.

If you spot an apartment you like, Naked Apartments will make sure an agent’s there to greet you whenever you want to see it with its Showings on Demand feature.

No-fee West Village 2-bedroom with hardwood floors and large windows in walk-up building, $4,525/month

No-fee Upper West Side studio with dishwasher, hardwood floors, and gourmet kitchen in doorman building with concierge service, elevators, and laundry, $2,000/month

No-fee Financial District 1-bedroom with washer/dryer and gourmet kitchen in building with fitness center, 24 hour doorman, tenants' lounge, outdoor space, and game room, $3,845/month

Park Slope 2-bedroom with hardwood floors, high ceilings, and balcony in elevator building with laundry room and option for garage parking, $3,150/month + 7.5% broker's fee

Brooklyn Heights 3-bedroom with in-unit washer/dryer and dishwasher in building with rooftop access and video intercom security system, $5,300/month + 8.37% broker's fee

No-fee Cobble Hill 2-bedroom with chef's kitchen, 15-foot ceilings, washer/dryer, and large windows in newly renovated elevator building, $4,475/month

No-fee Jackson Heights 1-bedroom with eat-in kitchen in pre-war building, $1,935/month

No-fee Mott Haven 1-bedroom with exposed brick, recent renovations, stainless steel appliances, and in-building laundry, $1,500/month 

No-fee Silver Lake studio with balcony and hardwood floors in building with laundry, elevator, and live-in super, $995/month

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