Sure, that party-happy building was a great idea when you were in grad school, but now that you have a real job with a real salary and real hours, it's time to move. Still, that doesn't mean you want to break the bank. View apartments with broker’s fees capped at 9 percent (versus the usual 12 to 15 percent) here or hit up rental website Naked Apartments and search by “no fee” or “low-fee” to find more.
No-fee corner two-bedroom in Chelsea with High Line views. Features open kitchen with stainless steel appliances, windowed bathroom, custom solar shades and in-unit washer/dryer, $5,700/month+1 month free>>
No-fee Greenpoint, Brooklyn two-bedroom in full-service building with doorman, live-in super, oversized windows, common garden, roof deck, fitness center, bike storage, lounge and media room, $4,495/month>>
No-fee Long Island City, Queens one-bedroom with floor-to-ceiling windows, hardwood floors, and stainless steel kitchen; building amenities include gym, tennis courts and mini golf course, $2,610/month>>
No-fee Upper West Side three-bedroom has large living room with attached den and windowed kitchen with granite countertops and stainless steel appliances; building amenities include 24-hour attended lobby and on-site garage, $5,250/month>>