In this video, Motley Fool analyst Blake Bos sifts through the latest data from the housing sector to give investors a few important takeaways. He discusses the recent decline in new-home sales, down 4% in August, and gives his thoughts on the cause of the fall. He also gives a projection for home prices over the next few years and tells investors what this news means today for homebuilder stocks such as KB Homes, (NYSE:KBH), Lennar (NYSE:LEN), or Pulte Group (NYSE:PHM).

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