Estate Agents

In Weymouth and Dorchester


Barry has 30 years of experience in the business and is Co Owner of Direct Moves with Emma Hughes. Barry is excellent at providing tips on how to maximize the saleability of the properties that he values and has many clients who return to him due to his proven successful track record.


Emma has been an Estate Agent for over twenty five years! Emma set up Direct Moves in 1997 with Barry and together they have built a trusted and highly successful Estate Agency. Emma primarily deals with all the sales proceeding to exchange of contracts, where she exercises her business model.. “There is a solution for every problem!”


Weymouth Branch Staff

Dan Beaumont - Branch Manager

Dan has a wealth of experience in local estate agency and prides himself with clients only wanting to deal with him! He values and sells and has a large exclusive client bank of repeat customers and investors. If you are looking for unrivalled customer service then Dan can offer knowledge, experience and a warm welcome.

Chris Philbrick – Assistant Branch Manager

Chris joined the company in 2012 and quickly showed the attributes needed in the industry. He works tirelessly to match people with their requirements and has a fantastic memory. Chris is now developing his skills in valuing and is proving to be an asset to the company in many aspects. Chris is a tireless member of the team with a fantastic work ethic.

John Wilson - Senior Sales Advisor

John joined Direct Moves in 2015 and has now become an established member of our ever advancing team. He has a natural passion for the estate agency industry. He is dedicated, hard working, and always approachable. His easy going nature makes John a very likeable person and easy to build a working relationship with. Now further developing his skills in Valuing, John’s future with Direct Moves is one that looks very bright.

Andrea Guest – Administrator

Based in our Weymouth office but covering the administration for both offices, Andrea is a key member of the team. With 20 years experience in busy office environments, she deals with all aspects of administration in an efficient and professional manner.


Alexis Harvey – Apprentice

Alexis is our newest and youngest apprentice! She is from Portland and we are fortunate to have her bubbly enthusiastic character at Direct Moves. As a part of her apprenticeship, Alexis is learning all aspects of estate agency and assists in the smooth running of our branches.


Dorchester Branch Staff

Clare Cross – Office Supervisor

An effervescent, charismatic character with a passion for sales. Clare is a skilful negotiator and thrives on the thrill of a sale. Clare has been in sales for over 30 years and has swiftly become a valuable member of the team. Clare conducted viewings on Saturdays initially for 2 years then progressed to senior sales adviser in our Dorchester branch.


Ben Murphy –Sales advisor

Ben has recently joined our Dorchester sales team, bringing with him years of customer service and intends to continue in the tradition of top quality one to one service that Direct Moves are famous for. Ben is striving to become a valuable member of the team learning and adapting to new situations. He relishes a challenge and new experience, he is willing to put his all into selling your home. You can always rely on his smiley welcoming face to make sure your experience with us is a pleasant one.

Charlotte Brown – Branch Valuer

Charlotte started with Direct Moves in 2011 and has excelled in all aspects of Estate Agency and is currently enjoying the role of Branch Valuer. She is a very capable, honest agent who has grown into her role by using her experience of the local area. Charlotte is articulate, intelligent and passionate about her profession and strongly believes that an exceptional customer service is vital to ensure that you have the best experience selling your home.


Benjamin Bond –Sales advisor

Benjamin is new to estate agency and has taken to it like a duck to water. A natural estate agent who is charming, friendly and approachable, Benjamin is enjoying his new challenge immensely and developing new skill daily, matching buyers to their new homes with a new found expertise. He has discovered a competitive edge that is pushing him to the top of the pile