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Our President, Jay Josephs was featured in a story, 14 mistakes that will kill your home's value by Christopher Solomon of MSN Real Estate! CLICK HERE to view the story!

 

We are proud to announce that Josephs Appraisal Group has once again been named the #1 Residential Appraisal Firm in Arizona according to the Arizona Business Journal! We’d like to take this opportunity to thank all of our clients for their continued support and our employees for their perpetual hard work. Thanks for helping to make JAG great!!! Click Here for The List!

Quality You Can Trust. Customer Service You Can Depend On.

Residential Appraisals, including FHA, VA and Luxury Homes.
Commercial Appraisals including Office Complexes, Hotels,Restaurants, Apartments, Medical Buildings,
Court Testimony and Tax Consulting.
Land Appraisals, including vacant land and lot appraisals.

 
Our Quality Reports Exceed Industry Standards

Underwriters, bank officers and secondary market participants have placed strict guidelines on appraisers, to follow the requirements in the Appraiser Independence Requirements(AIR).

Our appraisers rise to the challenge- to ensure appraisals are thorough and the value is supported  by extensive data.

Our Full Office Staff Provides Support for Customers and Our Appraisers

We have a full office staff trained to support the appraisers, so orders are processed efficiently. From the time we receive the order- to final delivery, we are committed to prompt, professional and courteous service.

Realtors Are Welcome to Meet Us at the Appraisal Inspection

We recognize the time investment Real Estate Agents make in gathering data on their client's listings. We will listen to what they have to say about the Real Estate activity in the property’s neighborhood.

There is nothing in the Home Valuation Code of Conduct that says Realtors can’t talk to Appraisers. We value our relationships with agents, and appreciate their local expertise!

Property Tax Appeal

Let us help you with Property Tax Appeals as we have certified tax appeal consultants.

We Offer the “Green Appraisal

We contribute to efforts to clean up the environment by offering “The Green Appraisal”. Our appraiser will arrive at your home in a hybrid, electric or alternative fuel vehicle.

 

Additionally, a $50.00 donation will be made to ‘Conservation International’ (www.Conservation.org). Their mission is ‘to empower societies to responsibly and sustainably care for nature, our global biodiversity, for the well-being of humanity.” Our appraiser will leave a complimentary CFL Energy Star light bulb at the property, as a ‘thanks’ for doing your part to making the world a better place.

Josephs Appraisal Group Has Been Ranked #1
or #2 Every Year by the Phoenix Business Journal
Every year the Business Journal recognizes Josephs Appraisal Group as a
top appraisal firm in Arizona.

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Jay Josephs was on The Golf Realty Network with Jane & Al Anderson.

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Jay Josephs is featured in the following story done by The Arizona Republic.

U.S. House bill that would cancel out recently imposed rules to make home appraisals more objective has some metropolitan Phoenix mortgage brokers and real-estate agents cheering.

But their celebration might be premature, given that major banks seem to favor the existing system, and they're the ones lending the money...click here to read more


Tony Cardinal

Monday, October 13th, 2014 Josephs Appraisal Group lost a dear Friend and a great Appraiser. Tony Cardinal was employed with Josephs Appraisal Group for over 10 years and has provided appraisal services to many of our clients from the northern border all of the way to the southern border of Arizona. He will be missed by all that were blessed to know him. Our thoughts & prayers go out to his Wife, Family & Friends during this difficult time.

   
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Ask an Appraiser

We have an experienced appraiser on call to answer your appraisal question.

    

Send your questions to: info@jaginc.net

 

 

Suggested Links:

We highly recommend the Scotsman Guide as a real estate resource for both Residential and Commercial appraisal and appraiser information. This is not just for local markets such as Phoenix, Arizona or Los Angeles, California this is national. Both of these publications have

valuable insight on every issue. Click below to read!

Commercial Edition - Residential Edition
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CoStar Group

Below you will find Commercial News provided by CoStar Group, A leading provider in Commercial Real-Estate Valuation & Technology.

 

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CoStar"s People of Note (Sept. 23) FelCor Trust, Hunt Mortgage Name New Presidents
9/23/2016 3:00 AM
It"s time to update those contact managers with CoStar"s People of Note, reporting news on significant new CRE hires and promotions. This week"s issue includes the following markets: Dallas / Ft. Worth, New York City, Chicago, East Bay, San Francisco, Columbus, Inland Empire, South Florida, Cincinnati, Denver, Baltimore, Boston, Washington DC, Van...Read More
 
Blackstone is Back with Big Industrial Property Deal
9/22/2016 4:26 AM
Barely a week after Global Logistic Properties, Ltd. (GLP) pulled off its latest billion-dollar-plus purchase, two high-value examples of companies seeking to trade industrial assets provide more evidence of the seemingly limitless appetite for US warehouse and logistics properties. This week came news that Blackstone Group was jumping back into...Read More
 
EB-5 Investor Visa Program Again Facing Prospect of Expiring for Third Time in 12 Months
9/21/2016 9:41 PM
In a virtual repeat of events one year ago, the EB-5 immigrant investor visa program, a popular and lucrative matchmaking and financing tool for pairing foreign investors with U.S. real estate developers, is set to expire next week at the Sept 30 end of the federal government"s fiscal year. According to the Real Estate Roundtable trade associat...Read More
 
As Japan"s National Economy Struggles Under Stringent Banking Policy, Japanese Investors Binge on Trusts Investing in US REITs
9/21/2016 5:17 AM
While investors from Canada, China, Singapore, Qatar, Norway and Germany have ramped up their direct investment in US commercial property in recent years, one major overseas buying group has been notably absent from bidding wars for prime US property assets - the Japanese. But a recent report by Morgan Stanley’s fixed income and equity sales ar...Read More
 
ULI Seeks to Rally Real Estate Industry on Climate Change Implications Following Major UN Agreement
9/21/2016 5:15 AM
As world leaders gather at the United Nations this week to ratify the Paris Agreement on climate change, a new paper released by the Urban Land Institute (ULI) argues that real estate owners and investors need to prepare for a host of market implications likely to be accelerated by the major climate change agreement. Entitled L’Accord de Paris: ...Read More
 
TH Real Estate Launches U.S. Cities Real Estate Fund Series
9/21/2016 5:13 AM
London-based TH Real Estate unveiled its U.S. Cities Fund series, a re-launch of the $2 billion TIAA-CREF Core Property Fund LP that plans to invest in retail, office, industrial and multifamily properties in major urban markets in the US. As the U.S. Cities Fund, the series will have separate open-end funds for retail, office, industrial and mu...Read More
 
Marriott, Starwood Get OK From Chinese Regulators to Complete $13.6B Merger
9/21/2016 12:56 AM
The Chinese Ministry of Commerce has approved Marriott International Inc.’s acquisition of Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide Inc., clearing the last regulatory hurdle to completing the transaction that creates the world’s largest hotel company. Bethesda, MD-based Marriott (Nasdaq: MAR) and Stamford, CT-based Starwood (NYSE: HOT) expect to clos...Read More
 
MedEquities Set To Become Newest Publicly Traded REIT
9/19/2016 8:27 PM
In what has been a rare occurrence in the past couple of years, MedEquities Realty Trust Inc., is set to launch an initial public offering of a new REIT. Most of the REIT activity recently has been of the non-traded variety, but that may change in the future as investment is public REITs got a boost this month by being put in a new stand-alone ...Read More
 
Honeywell Picks Atlanta for Key Division HQ, Software Center
9/19/2016 12:10 AM
Morris Plains, N.J.-based commercial and consumer product conglomerate Honeywell International, Inc. announced plans to establish a newly formed home and building technologies headquarters and software center in Atlanta. In the next five years following the $20 million center"s opening in the fourth quarter of this year, company plans to add mor...Read More
 
Office Lease Up (September 19) Aramark Selects Site for New Global HQ in Philadelphia
9/18/2016 8:00 PM
Aramark (NYSE: ARMK), the $15 billion, Fortune 200 global leader in food, facilities management and uniforms, has confirmed plans to relocate its global headquarters in fall 2018 to 2400 Market St. in Philadelphia, PA from current locations at 1101 Market St. and 100 Penn Square East. For its new digs, the company will take over the four-story, ...Read More