An experienced Broker will be able to steer you towards listings that offer incentives. YOU CAN USUALLY NEGOTIATE THE FEE.
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When the rental market is tight there usually is less negotiating room. Landlords and owners are more willing to offer concessions and or pay broker fee when there is a high vacancy rate. In a coop sub lease there are are also additional fees for processing/administrative etc. that rental buildings don't charge. The coop may also have a strict sub-let policy. Unless you're renting from the sponsor you may only be able to sublet for a maximum 2 years. Good Luck.