The applicant must have been employed in the practice of real estate full time for the entire duration of the required years of experience. The experience must not have been sporadic or “on the side”. The higher the exception, the more stringent the requirements become. The Experience examples given are for illustration, and the list is not exhaustive.
For clarity, the table below demonstrates the differences between being a primary practitioner of real estate, and working for a real estate company:
||Receptionist at a realty firm
|CEO of a real estate syndicate
||Communications Manager for a real estate syndicate
REIBC Exception Entrance (PDF)