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Rebecca Symmes
Rebecca Symmes
The daughter of a career U.S. diplomat, Rebecca grew up in the Middle East in between stateside tours. She graduated from high school in Beirut, Lebanon, and received a B.A. from Dickinson College with a double major in Fine Arts and History. She went on to earn a Master's Degree in American Folk Culture from the Cooperstown Graduate Program, and a second M.A. in Art History from the University of Delaware, with an emphasis on historical architecture. She also pursued PhD studies in the History of American Civilization at the Winterthur Museum/University of Delaware. She spent 12 years working for the Federal Government before she and her family left Washington, DC, when her husband completed his military active-duty requirement. She then worked as an independent consultant and later as the executive director for an economic development organization. After moving to PA in 2000, she received her PA and NJ real estate licenses, and began working at a Coldwell Banker franchise. She left there to join Berkshire Hathaway Home Services/Fox & Roach Realtors, where her market focus includes not only the Lehigh Valley, but also upper Bucks County, and the western counties of northern New Jersey.  Rebecca is a member of the Bucks County Association of Realtors, New Jersey Association of Realtors, and Greater Lehigh Valley Realtors. She is also a certified corporate relocation specialist, has received numerous sales awards, and also holds NAR certifications in buyer and seller agency as well as designation as an e-PRO technology specialist.  Rebecca and her husband are the parents of two grown daughters, and live in Springfield Township (Bucks County).  They enjoy tennis, sailing on the Chesapeake, cooking and gardening, collecting antiques, and playing with their two rescued border collies and two rescued Maine coon cats.