Mary Dalton’s gray-shingled house in Queens, N.Y., isn’t much to look at — it needs a lot of work, including new windows, she says — but it’s been nothing short of a financial windfall to her over the past decade.

Dalton, a single mom, has gotten much-needed help paying her bills by renting out the three-bedroom house as a location for TV productions including Showtime’s “Nurse Jackie,” HBO’s “Entourage,” “Law & Order: SVU” and the upcoming Netflix crime drama “Seven Seconds.”

She makes around $ 3,000 every time a production crew takes over her property and she’s used the money to pay for essentials such as plumbing repairs as well as splurge… – All MarketWatch News – Personal Finance