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


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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.


Amazon Goes the Last Mile for Delivery With New 'Sortation' Centers
8/20/2014 12:17 AM
In 1994, Amazon.com’s real estate and logistics requirements fit tidily into founder Jeff Bezos’s SUV and Bellevue, WA home. "Nineteen years ago, I drove the Amazon packages to the post office every evening in the back of my Chevy Blazer. My vision extended so far that I dreamed we might one day get a forklift," the president and CEO of the e-c...Read More
Chinese Investors Buy Downtown LA Hotel for $105M
8/19/2014 10:50 PM
A Chinese investment group purchased the Luxe City Center Hotel and 1.34-acre parking lot at 1020 S Figueroa St. for $105 million. Built in 1964, the eight-story, 100,966-square-foot hotel has 178 rooms, and a 6,000-square-foot indoor/outdoor event space that includes a 3,000-square-foot ballroom. The buyer, Shenzhen Hazens Real Estate Group ...Read More
New Lee & Associates CEO Jeff Rinkov Putting Firm's New Strategic Plan Into Play
8/17/2014 9:34 PM
Jeffrey M. Rinkov has been with Lee & Associates since 1995 and served in executive roles for nearly a decade, a period in which it has expanded from largely a Southern California-focused brokerage to a full-service real estate provider with an increasingly national reach. As Lee & Associates announces its 50th office today, entering the Ohio ma...Read More
Lee & Associates Opens First Office in Ohio
8/17/2014 9:33 PM
Continuing its national expansion, Lee & Associates has entered the Ohio market with an office in Cleveland -- the Los Angeles-based commercial real estate services company's 50th office in the U.S. and its seventh in the Midwest. Lee & Associates Cleveland will be headed by Bradley Coven, J...Read More
Bidding War Starts for Family Dollar
8/17/2014 9:32 PM
Richard W. Dreiling, chairman and CEO of Dollar General, is looking to go out with a bang. Before he retires from the firm next May, Dreiling has now made it his goal to acquire his largest rival. With more than 11,500 stores in 40 states, Dollar General has more retail locations than any retailer in America. This morning, the company launched a...Read More
CoStar's People of Note (Aug. 10 - 16)
8/15/2014 9:37 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: Dallas / Ft. Worth, Chicago, New York City, Minneapolis, San Antonio, and San Francisco. DALLAS / FT. WORTH Mohr Partners Appoints President, Promotes Three By B...Read More
Rising Demand For Seniors Care Drives Latest Health Care REIT Acquisition
8/15/2014 2:11 AM
Baby boomers are still moving U.S. markets as they enter their retirement years, in this case the rising market for senior housing and care. Health Care REIT, Inc. (NYSE: HCN) announced that it will acquire Toronto-based HealthLease Properties REIT and partner with HealthLease external manager Mainstreet Property Group in a deal potentially valued ...Read More
Key CoStar Composite CRE Price Index Flirting With Prerecession High
8/14/2014 1:37 AM
CoStar’s value-weighted U.S. Composite Index, driven by the impact of larger, core property sales, increased 2.3% in the second quarter of 2014 and was up 9.7% for the 12-month period through June 2014. Although it dipped slightly in June, the index is approaching its prerecession highs in 2007. The value-weighted index, along with the equal-wei...Read More
Lease Up (Aug. 11-15): Snyder's-Lance Takes a Big Bite of Charlotte Office Space
8/13/2014 10:03 PM
By Ashley Martin Snyder's-Lance Inc., a Charlotte-based international snack food company, signed a lease to fully occupy the office building at 13515 Ballantyne Corporate Place in Charlotte. The 104,368-square-foot, five-story building, known as Ballantyne Three, delivered in...Read More
Apple Store In Santa Monica Sells For Record $100M
8/13/2014 8:50 PM
New York-based investment company KLM Construction Corp. purchased the Apple retail store at 1415 3rd Street Promenade in Santa Monica, CA, for $100 million, or about $5,700 per square foot Built in 2012, the single-tenant storefront retail building totals 17,550 square feet. Apple, Inc. currently occupies the entire property on a triple-net lea...Read More

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