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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.


Blackstone Selling 25% Stake in Hilton to China’s HNA Group for $6.5 Billion
10/23/2016 10:57 PM
Beijing-based HNA Group has acquired a 25% equity interest in Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. (NYSE: HLT) from The Blackstone Group (NYSE: BX) for $6.5 billion, reducing Blackstone’s stake in Hilton to 21%. HNA said it is establishing a long-term strategic investment in the hotel firm prior to Hilton"s planned spin-offs of its Park Hotels & Resor...Read More
Office Lease Up (October 24) Rockefeller Group Hits Homerun Securing MLB to 400,000-SF Lease at 1271 Sixth in NYC
10/23/2016 8:00 PM
Major League Baseball (MLB) has signed a new lease for approximately 400,000 square feet in the office building at 1271 Avenue of the Americas in New York City. The iconic 48-story, 1.96 million-square-foot, 5-Star office tower was completed in 1959, built by George A. Fuller Company and designed by Harrison & Abromovitz & Harris as part of the ...Read More
Rockefeller Group Hits Homerun Securing MLB to 400,000-SF Lease at 1271 Sixth in NYC
10/21/2016 3:01 AM
Major League Baseball (MLB) has signed a new lease for approximately 400,000 square feet in the office building at 1271 Avenue of the Americas in New York City. The iconic 48-story, 1.96 million-square-foot, 5-Star office tower was completed in 1959, built by George A. Fuller Company and designed by Harrison & Abromovitz & Harris as part of the ...Read More
CoStar"s People of Note (Oct. 21)
10/21/2016 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: Seattle, Los Angeles, Boston, Atlanta, Philadelphia, Chicago, Dallas / Ft. Worth, Minneapolis, San Diego, Inland Empire, Baltimore, Kansas City, New York City, Housto...Read More
SunTrust Buying Pillar Financial to Expand Multifamily Lending
10/21/2016 2:29 AM
The same week it reported that mortgage and commercial real estate lending helped boost its third-quarter revenue, Atlanta-based SunTrust Banks announced an agreement to acquire the multifamily lending business of Pillar Financial, a boutique agency lender that holds licenses with all three agencies -- Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac and the Federal Housin...Read More
Milestone Apts REIT Acquiring Six Properties in Five States for $242 Million
10/20/2016 4:53 AM
Toronto-based Milestone Apartments REIT has agreed to acquire a six-property multifamily portfolio comprising 1,460 units in North Carolina, Colorado, Oklahoma, Florida and Texas for $242.2 million. To partially fund the acquisition expected to close by Dec. 1, the REIT also announced that it has reached an agreement with a syndicate of underwri...Read More
Newmark Grubb Parent Launching Non-Traded REIT into Evolving Market
10/19/2016 5:19 AM
While the non-traded REIT sector has been struggling of late, the parent of Newmark Grubb Knight Frank is jumping into the turbulent business by sponsoring its first such offering. Cantor Fitzgerald said it will launch Rodin Global Property Trust, a new non-traded REIT that aims to raise up to $1 billion to invest in single-tenant, net leased co...Read More
Activist Investor Litt Looking to Shake Up Taubman Centers
10/19/2016 5:17 AM
Taubman Centers, owner of 26 regional, super-regional and outlet shopping centers, has become the latest target of activist REIT investor Land & Buildings Investment Management. The practice has become very familiar in the post-recession recovery period when property asset value increases have outpaced gains in REIT stock values. Founder and ...Read More
ULI Sees Pace of CRE Dealmaking, Prices to Moderate Through 2018
10/19/2016 5:17 AM
After six consecutive years of growth, commercial real estate transaction activity is expected to moderate next year, with lower but still relatively high transaction volumes, but better-than-average operating fundamentals in most property types resulting in continued but slower growth in property prices and rental rates, according to the latest th...Read More
Samsung Launches US Office Debt Fund
10/19/2016 1:55 AM
Samsung SRA Asset Management"s has launched its first U.S. office mezzanine debt fund. J.P. Morgan Asset Management - Global Real Assets is serving as investment manager for fund. Samsung SRA surpassed its targeted capital raise of $200 million and closed the fund at $270 million. Samsung SRA, the real estate asset management subsidiary of Sa...Read More