PHOTO: It sold last year for $2.446 million after plenty of interest. Picture: Yuri KouzminSource: News Corp Australia

Thousands of dollars a day can be made by putting your home in the spotlight — and Melbourne homeowners are cashing in by offering up their properties as sets for films, TV shows and ads.

Homeowners are making thousands of dollars a day by putting their properties in the spotlight for films, TV shows and ads.

And real estate agents say people cash in further from the experience if they decide to sell up afterwards.

Down Under Productions director John Greene said people who hosted film crews at their homes could earn about $2000 per day, while also being put up in a hotel.