They say a picture is worth a thousand words, which might have worked against you on the emoji homebuyer challenge HousingWire published on Tuesday.

So how fluent are you in emoji?

With the help of a sample letter to a potential borrower from Minnesota Realtor Craig Kamman, HousingWire attempted to show what it would be like to communicate to borrowers through emojis.

And don’t worry. It was tough for us too. Even me, and I'm a Millennial. 

Once again here is a copy of the emoji version, with the answers to follow below it.


For the answers, each line of emojis is a new sentence.

It's a Great Time to be a Home Buyer

If you've been contemplating the purchase of a new home you may wonder if now is a good time to buy.

The fact is, today's housing market continues to offer great opportunities for home buyers.

The combination of lower home prices and historically low interest rates creates an incredible level of affordability.

Regardless of how affordable the market may be, buying a home will likely be one of your biggest financial commitments.

As an experienced and knowledgeable Realtor, I pride myself on the ability to help clients make sound home buying decisions based on their individual needs and objectives.

When you are ready, I welcome the opportunity to help you.

Please feel free to call or email at any time if I can be of assistance.