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 (Aug. 26)
8/26/2016 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: Chicago, Dallas / Ft. Worth, San Diego, Boston, Tampa / St. Petersburg, Orange County, Atlanta, Texas and more! CHICAGO Ulbrich to Succeed Dyer as CEO of Global CRE...Read More
 
"Dual Agency" Transactions Under Scrutiny in California Court Case
8/24/2016 11:23 PM
A case scheduled to come before the California Supreme Court Sept. 7 is set to re-examine the fiduciary responsibilities borne by real estate brokers who engage in "dual agency" representation -- the situation in which buyers, sellers, landlords and tenants are represented by brokers within the same real estate agency or brokerage, a commonplace pr...Read More
 
Gold Rush: Swelling Numbers of CRE Brokers Making for Tougher Competition in the Ranks
8/24/2016 5:19 AM
The long-trending CRE up-cycle has created a mini-boom in broker ranks over recent years, with the larger number of younger, first-time commercial brokers reducing the median years of experience among all brokers, and also lowering average annual incomes for brokers. The number of commercial members with less than two years of experience nearly ...Read More
 
Banks Slow Multifamily Lending Even as GSEs Step on the Gas
8/24/2016 5:17 AM
U.S. banks have continued to pull back on multifamily lending. The amount of such loans on their books has decreased for each of the last three weeks, according to the latest weekly bank asset numbers from the Federal Reserve, an indication that banks are originating fewer multifamily loans than the number of loans being paid off. On July 20, 20...Read More
 
Qatar Wealth Fund Acquires Nearly 10% Stake in Empire State Building Owner
8/24/2016 6:55 AM
An affiliate of Qatar Investment Authority (QIA) has paid $622 million for a 9.9% interest in Empire State Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE: ESRT), owner of the 102-story Empire State Building. The minority stake acquired by QIA in Empire State Realty, which became a publicly traded REIT in October 2013, is part of a plan announced last year by the Qata...Read More
 
Duke Realty Sells Parkwood Crossing Office Park in Indianapolis for $163M
8/24/2016 6:00 AM
Investment manager Rubenstein Partners LP teamed with Indianapolis-based Strategic Capital Partners (SCP) to acquire the eight-building Parkwood Crossing office park in Indianapolis from Duke Realty for $162.9 million, or about $135 per square foot. The 1.2 million-square-foot office park was developed between 1989 and 2005 by Duke Realty at 250...Read More
 
JLL Implements Leadership Succession Plan: Ulbrich to Succeed Retiring Dyer as Global CRE Firm"s Chief Exec
8/24/2016 5:20 AM
Jones Lang LaSalle"s (JLL) Colin Dyer announced he will retire and step down next month after 12 years as the firm"s chief executive officer. He will be succeeded by Christian Ulbrich, whom JLL had signalled would be Dyer"s successor after elevating him to president of the global real estate services company in February as part of its overall leade...Read More
 
Forest City Realty to Consider Selling ‘Vast Majority’ of Retail Holdings
8/23/2016 2:42 AM
In its latest move to increase shareholder value, Forest City Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE: FCE.A) will review strategic alternatives that could include the sale of its interest in up to 14 regional malls around the U.S. and 19 specialty shopping centers, primarily located in New York City. In a review to be concluded by the first quarter of 2017, t...Read More
 
Chip Maker Advanced Micro Devices to Move HQ to Irvine Co.’s Santa Clara Square
8/21/2016 11:22 PM
Multinational semiconductor maker Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) plans to relocate its headquarters to Irvine Co.’s fast-growing Santa Clara Square mixed-use development, marking the chipmaker’s departure from Sunnyvale, CA, after 47 years. After considering several options in the area, AMD will move its headquarters and research and development o...Read More
 
Brexit Vote Wiped Out Norway’s Real Estate Return in Second Quarter
8/21/2016 10:20 PM
Norway’s Government Pension Fund Global, which took a hit to returns last year from falling oil prices, posted modest returns again in its second quarter but saw a new culprit: Brexit. After a period of relatively stable markets at the beginning of the quarter, the British decision to leave the European Union in June triggered significant moveme...Read More