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Low-Fee Rental Roundup: Lower East Side, Park Slope and more, from $1,075 to $4,450 a month

By Lucyblatter | December 9, 2014 - 9:59AM 

Yes, it's true: many New York apartments come with a broker's fee of 12 to 15 percent of the annual rent. But apartment search site Naked Apartments has a variety of no-fee and low-fee options with fees that top out at 9 percent. We've rounded up current finds in all five boroughs and in a variety of price ranges and apartment sizes (from studios to a five-bedroom!). You can also search Naked Apartments by “no-fee” or “low-fee” to see more.

And if you see a place 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 Lower East Side studio described as a "bachelor pad" with a small granite kitchen space, and built-in dresser and closet space in a four-story building with a live-in super. $2,500/month+one month free

No-fee Morningside Heights five-bedroom, two-bath with exposed brick, lots of closets, and a dishwasher in a prewar elevator building with a new lobby and common areas "on the way."  $4,450/month

No-fee Park Slope three-bedroom, one-bath with a modern, recently updated kitchen area in a prewar building on a tree-lined block. $2,500/month

No-fee Boerum Hill two-bedroom, one-bath with hardwood floors, French doors and a dishwasher located in a building that's walking distance from the Atlantic Terminal transit hub and the Barclays Center. $2,500/month

No-fee Greenpoint two-bedroom, one-bath with closets in both bedrooms, a decorative fireplace, exposed brick and in-unit washer/dryer in a four-story building. $2,900/month+two month's free

Jackson Heights one-bedroom with a small but separate kitchen and hardwood floors in a pre-war building that allows pets on approval. $1,525/month+8.5% broker's fee

Renovated no-fee Long Island City  three-bedroom, two-bath with exposed brick, a dishwasher and oversized shower in one of the bathrooms in a building a few blocks from Queensbridge Park. $2,700/month+one month free

No-fee Riverdale two-bedroom, one-bath that was recently renovated and features stainless steel appliances, including a dishwasher, in a pet-friendly building with laundry facilities. $2,000/month

Eltingville, Staten Island one-bedroom  with three full rooms and about 600 square feet of space in a walk-up building with free off-street parking. $1,075/month+8.33% broker's fee.

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