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.


Merged Cushman & Wakefield/DTZ Taps Both Firms for U.S., Global Leadership
9/2/2015 2:11 AM
New Cushman & Wakefield Global President Tod Lickerman has spent a good portion of the last four months meeting with top C&W and DTZ markets overseas and around the U.S., tasked with helping craft a leadership team and integration plan for what is now one of the three largest CRE services providers. "It"s a good balance between the best of DTZ ...Read More
MAKE US AN OFFER: Heeding Call From Shareholders, More Lodging REITs Put Themselves Up for Sale
9/2/2015 6:23 AM
With eager buyers and no shortage of investment capital available to acquire hotel property, hospitality REITs under increasing pressure from shareholders to put themselves up for sale, spin off assets or take other measures to bolster share prices. Most recently, Dallas-based Ashford Hospitality Prime last week retained Deutsche Bank Securities...Read More
CRE Microlender Targeting Millions of Non-Accredited Investors
9/2/2015 5:15 AM
In another step for the expanding crowdsourcing of commercial real estate, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission this week qualified Groundfloor, a public lending community for real estate, to sell securities to non-accredited investors under newly relaxed securities regulations. Groun...Read More
Tenants, Investors Still Showing Love for Malls, Just Not for Lower-Tier Properties
9/2/2015 12:19 AM
For retail REITs and retailers alike, the game plan has been the same ever since shoppers began shifting more of their purchases online and patronizing a smaller and more-select number of centers. The shift in consumer shopping patterns has accelerated a major repositioning of mall portfolios by mall REITs. Retail tenants too are culling through th...Read More
TPG-Backed DTZ Completes $2 Billion Merger With Cushman & Wakefield
9/1/2015 10:11 PM
DTZ and Cushman & Wakefield closed their merger early Wednesday, creating one of the world’s largest commercial real estate services firms with a combined total of $5 billion in revenue and 43,000 employees. With the transaction, Exor SpA, the Agnelli family"s Italian holding company, sold i...Read More
CBRE, Johnson Controls Close $1.48B Global Workplace Solutions Transaction
9/1/2015 5:18 AM
CBRE Group, Inc. completed its acquisition of the facilities management business of Johnson Controls (NYSE: JCI) for about $1.48 billion, the companies announced today. JCI"s Global Workplace Solutions (GWS) is one of the largest global providers of facilities management services, with more than $3 billion in annual revenue in 2014. The companie...Read More
Ashford Exploring Sale of More Hotels
8/30/2015 8:19 PM
Ashford Hospitality Prime Inc. has decided to explore a full range of strategic alternatives, including a possible sale of the company. Dallas-based Ashford Hospitality Prime has focused on investing in luxury hotels located in resort and gateway markets. As of June 30, 2015, it owned and operated 10 hotels in six states and the District of Colu...Read More
Office Lease Up (Sept. 1) Valeant Pharmaceuticals Doubles Office Space to 620,000 SF
8/31/2015 5:29 AM
Valeant Pharmaceuticals is doubling the size of its Bridgewater, NJ office space, leasing another 310,000 square feet at SJP Properties" Somerset Corporate Center in Bridgewater, NJ, to bring its total occupancy there to 620,000 square feet. The new lease comes less tha...Read More
CoStar"s People of Note (Aug. 23 - 29)
8/28/2015 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: Atlanta, Los Angeles, Indianapolis, Northern New Jersey, Dallas / Fort Worth, Chicago, Orange County, South Florida, Minneapolis, Phoenix / Tucson, and Boston. ATLAN...Read More
Hong Kong Investor Buys Rosemont Realty to Acquire Prime Office Portfolio
8/27/2015 6:25 AM
Hong Kong-based Gemini Investments (Holdings) Ltd. acquired Santa Fe, NM-based Rosemont Realty and formed a joint venture with Rosemont"s staff to acquire and manage office properties in major U.S. markets. The joint venture creates a major national CRE entity, Gemini-Rosemont Realty LLC, which will launch a three-year, $3 billion acquisition p...Read More