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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’ ( 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 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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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.


Survey: Investor Worries About Federal Policies, Gridlock Temper Bullish CRE Outlook
4/21/2017 3:02 AM
Major steps announced Friday by President Donald Trump to roll back Dodd-Frank regulations and unveil a "massive" tax reform package next week are clearly manna from heaven for CRE investors and lenders, with nearly two-thirds of the executives surveyed by national law firm Akerman LLP believing Trump"s pro-business policies will have a positive im...Read More
CoStar"s People of Note (Apr. 21)
4/21/2017 12:48 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: Philadelphia, South Florida, Houston, Atlanta, Dallas / Ft. Worth, East Bay, Orange County, Northern New Jersey, Jacksonville, Detroit / Grand Rapids, Chicago, Tampa ...Read More
"Restrained Optimism" Reigns in Latest ULI Forecast Predicting More Modest CRE Growth Through 2019
4/20/2017 6:51 AM
Reflecting what one real estate economist described as an overall sentiment of "restrained optimism," the latest ULI Real Estate Consensus Forecast sees a more modest rate of commercial real estate transaction from the frenzied pace seen in recent years, and a gradual slowing but still increases in rental rates, occupancy and pricing through 2019. ...Read More
Multifamily Continues String of Profitable ROI in 2016
4/20/2017 5:19 AM
Apartment profits continued their string of strong performances last year, according to the latest full-year financial data collected on hundreds of thousands of multifamily units. The combined 2016 net operating income at 4,362 conventional multifamily complexes reporting year-end numbers totaled $5.2 billion, according to Fannie Mae and Freddi...Read More
Banks Dial Back CRE Lending as Loan Growth Slows to Two-Year Low
4/20/2017 5:17 AM
Reflecting the more modest pace of CRE sales volume this year than in the previous two, CRE lending growth by banks in the first quarter dropped to its slowest level of growth in two years, which should help federal banking regulators sleep better after warning about overheated commercial real estate lending. The amount of CRE loans on bank book...Read More
Caterpillar Bucks Trend, Selects Suburbs for HQ Location Over Downtown Chicago
4/20/2017 4:17 AM
Heavy equipment manufacturer Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE: CAT) announced Wednesday it will relocate to Chicago"s suburbs, opting to move its global headquarters to the northern Chicago suburb of Deerfield over several downtown options after more than 90 years being based in the heart of the state in Peoria, IL. Caterpillar CEO Jim Umpleby said that t...Read More
Blackstone REIT Rapidly Adding to Initial Portfolio with 6 Million-SF Industrial Buy
4/20/2017 6:14 AM
Blackstone’s non-traded REIT, Blackstone Real Estate Income Trust, this week added another portfolio to its growing property stockpile. The REIT"s latest acquisition is a six million-square-foot portfolio of predominantly infill industrial assets it purchased from affiliates of High Street Realty Co. $402 million. The portfolio is 97% leased ...Read More
Updated: Mohr Partners Founder Sells Tenant Advisory Firm to Senior Managers, Investor
4/19/2017 1:25 AM
Dallas-based Mohr Partners, Inc. (MPI) acquired by senior management earlier this month from founder, chairman and CEO Robert "Bob" Mohr, has named the four minority shareholders that will round out the management and ownership team led by current president and majority owner Robert Shibuya. Eric Beichler, Stephen Hemphill and Robert Pipkin, all...Read More
Updated: TA Realty Continues Cashing Out Real Estate Fund; Sells Multifamily Portfolio to Blackstone REIT for $430 Million
4/18/2017 9:02 PM
In its second large property disposition this spring, TA Realty LLC sold a six-property, 2,514-unit multifamily portfolio to Blackstone Real Estate Income Trust for $430 million. TA Realty sold the portfolio on behalf of The Realty Associates Fund IX LP. Earlier this month, TA Realty sold a 45-property industrial and office portfolio from the fu...Read More
Prologis Reports Record Increase in Rents for Quarter; CEO Says US Warehouse Market Remains Strong Despite Heavy Supply Wave
4/18/2017 2:43 AM
Prologis (NYSE: PLD), the world"s largest owner and developer of industrial real estate, projected that U.S. warehouse and logistics supply will remain roughly in check with demand for the rest of the year, despite concerns about overbuilding in certain markets. While demand leveled off to more sustainable levels in the first quarter of 2017 aft...Read More