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Top tips for moving into your second home

Whether your first home was a rented flat or your first step on the property ladder, the process of moving in was probably quite straightforward - it’s the second move which often catches people by surprise. While moving out of your parents’ into your first home was probably daunting and...
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The mental health benefits of a decluttered home

If you’re feeling a bit stressed in your own home, then it may be time to declutter your environment and reap the mental health benefits. Getting rid of excess ‘stuff’ can really have a positive impact on you emotionally, helping you to feel calmer, more relaxed and able to switch...
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How to prepare for your house move

When you’re preparing to move house, there’s a lot to consider, including being prepared and ready for your removals firm. Of course, you could opt for the completely stress-free option of utilising our packing service, leaving all of the hard work and heavy lifting to our team of experts. But...
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Here’s why spring is the best time of year to sell your home

Typically, spring is the season associated with new beginnings - there’s better weather, buds appearing on the trees, flowers in bloom, plus more wildlife and nature out and about. Spring is also the perfect time to sell their home and move into somewhere new. At Ballards Group, we have over...
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We’ve expanded our self storage in Lincoln and North Nottinghamshire

We’re proud to announce that we now have even more self-storage containers at our Lincolnshire and Nottinghamshire sites, giving people in both counties more freedom to securely and cost effectively store their belongings. Better still, the containers are recycled and will go on to find another use in future, once...
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How to avoid rogue removals firms

Moving house is always a daunting process, so you need to be confident that your removal service is reliable and trustworthy to reduce stress as much as possible. Unfortunately, we’ve noticed that an increasing number of customers come to us after having been tricked into spending their hard earned money...
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Our top tips for settling into your new home

There’s always lots to do once you’ve moved home and it can seem quite daunting at first. To help make the transition as stress-free as possible, our team has put together a handy checklist compiled by our house-moving experts to help you to settle in quickly and hassle-free. Focus on...
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How the housing market is improving

The housing market has been very difficult in 2023, with mortgage rates consistently rising and the cost of living crisis, many people have held off moving house until the market improves. However, we’re pleased that the situation is clearly starting to change. As home movers, we have direct insight into...
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Moving house vs home improvements: the pros and cons

Deciding whether to move house or renovate can be a difficult one, especially with rising costs in the current economic climate. Both of these options have their own advantages and disadvantages, often coming down to what best suits your individual circumstances and current lifestyle. This being said, it’s important to...
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Our top tips for moving house at Christmas

Moving house can be stressful at any time of year, but even more so when there’s a lot going on, including during the festive season.  Once you throw in the additional stress of sorting out Christmas presents and decorating your home, it can start to get overwhelming - but it...
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Ballards Group celebrates two anniversaries in 2023

We are excited to be celebrating our 45th anniversary, alongside our partner company, Steeles of Stamford - which is also celebrating an incredible 75 years of business. Combined, Ballards Group now boasts over 120 years of moving experience! Steeles was formed in 1948 in Stamford, later joining us at Ballards...
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Ballards moves several rugby stars during France World Cup

Over the last few weeks, we have been privileged to move several of the stars who have featured in this year’s 2023 Rugby World Cup in France! One of these players included veteran Pumas hooker Agustín Creevy, who played an absolutely pivotal role off the bench during Argentina’s quarter-final victory...
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