Recommendations on Trulia have nothing to do with a popularity contest or who has more fans on Facebook. It has everything to do with more easily connecting to your network and the extended networks of your clients to generate more referrals. You can get a recommendation from anyone you know whether they are a fan, a friend, or a colleague - or best of all a past client.
Posting a recommendation requires a Facebook account. We could remove this requirement; however, the proliferation of fraudulent reviews written on other sites tell us this is a bad idea. Without requiring Facebook, authenticating the identity of the person recommending you would be extremely difficult. This would leave you open to negative and harmful reviews written of you by anonymous reviewers - making it much more difficult to manage your online reputation.... more
Thank you for your answer Emily. However, the VIP revolving banner has not been fixed for months and really is not fair to all the other Agents who should be part of it. That supposed "bug" has been going on for months and is not fair to all that pay for PRO status and are prominent on this website.... more