Capital leading home prices higher

AOL Money Staff

House prices saw a national uplift for the first time in nine months in February - but three-quarters of the rises recorded were in London and the South East - property analyst Hometrack says.

Prices increased by 0.1% month-on-month across England and Wales, marking the first upturn since May last year, with 15% of postcodes recording rises and 8% seeing prices fall.%VIRTUAL-SkimlinksPromo%