(NECN) - Setting the stage isn't just for theater productions.
It could literally pay off big time when it comes to selling your home.
A good staging can make an increase in sale price by as much as 17 percent on average.
Maureen Reddy from the DaVinci Designer Gallery in Winthrop, Mass. joined NECN to share some staging tips.
She said to determine the function of a room and highlight the features.
How much should people be willing to invest in staging?
She said it can be a simple $300 staging report, or it can cost thousands to remodel.
Watch the attached video for more.