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.


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


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

CoStar Group

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


CoStar"s People of Note (May 27)
5/27/2016 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: Boston, Chicago, Atlanta, Phoenix / Tucson, Charlotte, New York City, Los Angeles, Washington DC, Austin, Philadelphia, Westchester / Connecticut, Houston, and South ...Read More
RECon Recap: Shopping Center Owners, Store Chains Deal With Contradictions of Shifting Retail Landscape
5/26/2016 9:46 PM
This year’s ICSC RECon conference in Las Vegas was by most accounts the busiest and most well-attended since the Great Recession. But the tone of many panels and reports about deal-making activity at the four-day conference in Las Vegas suggested that shopping center landlords and many retailers are beginning to shift from growth mode to preserving...Read More
Growth in U.S. Property Prices Bounces Back After First Quarter Slowdown
5/25/2016 8:13 PM
Commercial property price growth picked up in April after a slower than expected first quarter, according to the latest CoStar Commercial Repeat sale Index (CCRSI) released this week. The two major CCRSI indices rebounded during the month as investors returned to the market and resumed sales activity after a pull-back at the beginning of the ye...Read More
New York REIT to Combine with JBG Creating $8.4 Billion REIT Focused On NYC and Washington DC
5/25/2016 5:23 AM
After a long search for a buyer and many rumors later, New York REIT Inc. (NYSE: NYRT) agreed to combine with The JBG Cos., a privately held, Washington, DC-based developer, owner and real estate investment manager. The merger will result in the pair contributing substantially all of their respective properties and in-development projects to for...Read More
JCPenney HQs Entices Hordes of Prospective Buyers
5/25/2016 5:17 AM
One piece of direct mail sent by JCPenney Co. has drawn hordes of attention -- the one sent to prospective buyers for the potential sale and partial leaseback of its 1.93 million-square-foot home office building in Plano, TX. The department store chain is considering the sale ...Read More
South Korea’s Largest Investment Fund Prepping for Big Push into US and Canada
5/25/2016 5:16 AM
South Korea state-run Korea Post Savings, which has recently sampled a taste of U.S. commercial real estate, is looking to take a bigger bite. The entity that oversees $90 billion in investments issued a request for proposals (RFP) in Seoul this week searching for global real estate fund man...Read More
SunTrust Signs Major Lease Deal Trimming 45 Branches, Renewing 160 Locations
5/25/2016 5:15 AM
A major multi-property lease renewal deal between SunTrust Banks Inc. and American Finance Trust, a non-traded net lease REIT, offers insight on how the ongoing bank branch consolidation may affect owners of bank branch retail property in coming years. Under the deal, 20% of American Finance Trust"s 213 individual SunTrust bank branches will los...Read More
Sumitomo Corp. Acquires Miami Tower
5/24/2016 11:44 PM
LaSalle Investment Management more than doubled its investment on the Miami Tower office building at 100 SE 2nd St. in Miami, FL in six years, selling it to Sumitomo Corporation of America last week for $220 million, or about $348 per square foot. The seller acquired the asset...Read More
TIAA to Recap Colorado Center as Boston Properties Looks to Enter Hot Los Angeles Market
5/24/2016 9:56 PM
Boston Properties, Inc. (NYSE: BXP) confirmed reports that it will enter the Los Angeles market, expanding beyond its Boston, New York, San Francisco and Washington, D.C. strongholds, after agreeing to acquire a 49.8% interest in an existing joint venture with Teachers Insurance and Annuity Association (TIAA) that owns the six-building Colorado Cen...Read More
CNL Opts to Dissolve Non-Traded Multifamily REIT
5/25/2016 5:13 AM
CNL Growth Properties Inc., one of several non-traded REITs managed by Orlando-based CNL Financial Group, has decided to liquidate all of its multifamily properties and dissolve the company after completing a review of strategic options. In a letter to shareholders CNL said it planned to maximize stockholder value by selling all of its assets, p...Read More