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.


Senate Failure to Renew TRIA Sparks Warnings From CRE Industry, Rating Agencies
12/18/2014 11:50 PM
The U.S. Senate’s failure this to pass legislation extending the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act (TRIA) has roiled insurance markets and prompted another round of dire predictions about its potential effect on the economy, even as many analysts acknowledged that its reauthorization is likely when the new Congress reconvenes in mid-January. Although...Read More
CoStar's People of Note (Dec. 14 - 20)
12/18/2014 11:00 PM
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: New York City, Cleveland, Washington DC, Chicago, Charlotte, Dallas, Oklahoma City, Nashville, Detroit, Atlanta, and South Florida. NEW YORK CITY REBNY Banks on New...Read More
As Consumers Cheer, Plunge in Oil Prices Poses Test for Texas Real Estate
12/17/2014 5:52 AM
The price of a barrel of oil has fallen to its lowest level in five and a half years and analysts are crediting a big bump in November retail sales as less expensive gasoline and heating oil leave extra dollars in the pockets of U.S. consumers available for holiday shopping. The new numbers confirm the speculation of economists about the impact ...Read More
Borrowers Benefit as Lenders Ease Tight Underwriting Standards for CRE Loans
12/17/2014 5:17 AM
It may be easier for Ben Bernanke to get a loan to buy an apartment building than to refinance his home mortgage. While addressing a conference of the National Investment Center for Seniors Housing and Care in Chicago this fall, the former chairman of the Federal Reserve mentioned that he and his wife had recently been turned down by their lende...Read More
ARCP’s Ratings, Outlook Take Another Hit Following Resignations of Top Execs
12/17/2014 5:16 AM
American Realty Capital Properties (ARCP) suffered its second ratings downgrade in a matter of weeks; the latest round follows the resignation of the REIT’s top three executives on Monday. Nick Schorsch stepped down as ARCP’s executive chairman and resigned from its board and the boards of the non-traded REITs managed by Cole Capital. In additio...Read More
Commercial Property Pricing Trends Continue Upward March
12/17/2014 4:03 AM
The latest CoStar Commercial Repeat Sale Indices (CCRSI) continued to track the upward progress of property pricing trends, with commercial property values boosted by minimal speculative construction, a firming economic recovery and the combination of rising rental rates and low benchmark interest rates, such as the 10-year Treasury, which continue...Read More
Spirit Realty Setting Up Shopko Portfolio for Disposition
12/17/2014 1:54 AM
In an effort to reduce its revenue reliance on Shopko Stores, Spirit Realty Capital Inc. signed a definitive agreement with Shopko, its largest tenant, to modify the chain’s master lease agreement. The amended master lease makes the portfolio more attractive to potential buyers. It allows Spirit to unilaterally sell properties or sub-portfolios....Read More
Hotel Operators Likely to Enjoy Extended Stay of Profitability
12/17/2014 1:31 AM
All U.S. hotel segments are expected to enjoy strong performance over the foreseeable future with revenue growth and high room occupancy giving innkeepers the pricing power to boost rates as travel demand increases, according to a pair of recent reports on the lodging industry's prospects for 2015. With growth in revenue per available room (RevP...Read More
SHAKE UP: Santora Named To Replace Underhill as CEO of Cushman & Wakefield
12/16/2014 1:53 AM
Jim Underhill's four-year tenure as CEO of Cushman & Wakefield's North American operations ended abruptly this week as the firm confirmed today that he had left the company and that longtime C&W insider John C. Santora had replaced him as head of the firm's largest global operating region. A 37-year veteran of the firm, Santora most recently ser...Read More
Vornado to Launch Urban Edge Shopping Center REIT Next Month
12/15/2014 4:28 AM
In details released Monday, Vornado Realty Trust (NYSE: VNO) said it plans to begin trading in January of its 14.9 million-square-foot portfolio of 79 shopping centers, three malls and a warehouse park. The new publicly traded REIT to be called Urban Edge Properties will trade on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol UE. Vornado sharehold...Read More

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