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Low-Fee Rental Roundup: the East Village, Brooklyn Heights, and more, from $995 to $4,525 a month

By Virginia K. Smith  | November 18, 2014 - 2:59PM

Hoping to hunt down a New York rental that doesn't come with a hefty broker's fee attached? Take a look at the listings at Naked Apartments, which include a variety of rentals with fees that top out at 9 percent (versus the typical 12 to 15 percent of a year's rent). 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 East Village 2-bedroom with exposed brick, in-unit laundry, private balcony, brick fireplaces, and stainless steel appliances in pet-friendly building, $3,995/month

West Village 2.5-bedroom with hardwood floors, newly renovated kitchen, large bedrooms, and tiled bathroom in pet-friendly walk-up building, $4,525/month + 6.5% broker's fee

No-fee Fort George 2-bedroom with dishwasher, vaulted ceilings, tiled bathroom, and stainless steel kitchen appliances in pet-friendly building with live-in super, $2,400/month

Brooklyn Heights 1-bedroom with hardwood floors, large windows, dishwasher, and balcony with live-in super, concierge service, parking garage, outdoor space, and storage room, $2,899/month + 8.37% broker's fee

Prospect Heights 3-bedroom with exposed brick, hardwood floors, open kitchen, and shared backyard in pre-war building with on-site super, $3,000/month + 7.0% broker's fee

No-fee Ditmas Park 1-bedroom in building with doorman, fitness center, yoga studio, gaming lounge, children's playroom, and shared roof deck, $2,910/month

No-fee Long Island City 1-bedroom with floor-to-ceiling windows and open layout in building with gym, tennis court, volleyball court with real sand, mini golf course, barbecue grills, rooftop with children's play area, and parking garage, $2,750/month

No-fee, newly renovated Riverdale 2-bedroom with custom inlaid hardwood floors, stainless steel kitchen appliances including dishwasher, and large windows in elevator building with on-site super, $2,050/month

No-fee Concord studio with A/C unit, renovated kitchen with dishwasher, and tile and hardwood floors in building with elevator, laundry room, on-site super, and optional parking, $995/month

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