Summer price boost for home owners
House prices in the area increased by 3.9% in June - to an average of £158,549, Land Registry figures show.
The rise contributes to the longer-term trend, which has seen property prices in the area grow by 8.7% over the last year.
The data also shows that over the last year, the average sale price of property in South Tyneside rose by £13,000.
Experts say an imbalance between supply and demand for properties is the primary reason behind house prices climbing throughout the pandemic.
First-time buyers in South Tyneside spent an average of £141,000 on their property – £11,000 more than a year ago, and £29,000 more than in June 2017.
Owners of terraced houses saw the biggest rise in property prices in South Tyneside in June – increasing by 4.1%, to an average of £140,556 and up by 8.8% annually.
The value of a detached house rose by 3.3% over the month – up 10.6% annually – to an average of £296,683.
Semi-detached home values were up 3.8% monthly – and 9.6% annually - to an average of £177,197.
The price of flats increased by 3.9% monthly – up 4.8% annually – to £91,100 on average.
The average house price in the North East was £158,000 in June.