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.


MOVING BACK TO CORE: Fund Managers Shifting Real Estate Investment Away from Opportunistic Plays
11/24/2015 12:50 AM
The California State Teachers Retirement System, the country’s second-largest public pension fund with more than $25 billion in real estate investments, approved a revised real estate investment policy to move more of its funds away from opportunistic investments to focus on core properties. Managers of the fund said the primary reason for lower...Read More
NorthStar Realty Hires CBRE to Market 12-Property Multifamily Portfolio
11/23/2015 12:57 AM
NorthStar Realty Finance has hired CBRE to offer a 12-property multifamily portfolio that spans six U.S. states and nine metros. The NorthStar portfolio totals 4,514 units primarily in Sunbelt states, with properties located in Georgia, Florida, Tennessee, Texas and Arizona, as well as in Pennsylvania. The apartment properties in the portfoli...Read More
Blackstone, Phoenix Realty JV Close on $570M Multifamily Portfolio
11/22/2015 9:20 PM
New York-based Phoenix Realty Group (PRG) has recapitalized a 16-property multifamily portfolio encompassing 3,800 units and development sites located in Southern California, Colorado and Florida with Blackstone"s latest real estate fund, Blackstone Real Estate Partners VIII. Two closed-end private equity funds managed by PRG sold the portfolio ...Read More
Retail, Office Loans Lead Surge in Originations
11/20/2015 2:35 AM
Third quarter 2015 commercial and multifamily mortgage loan originations were 12% higher than during the same period last year and 3% higher than the second quarter of 2015, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association. Increases in originations for retail and office properties led the overall increase in commercial/multifamily lending volumes ...Read More
Leadership of C&W"s Local U.S. Markets Comes Into Focus
11/19/2015 1:53 AM
It"s been just over 11 weeks since Cushman & Wakefield and DTZ completed their merger. Integrating the personnel, operations and culture of any large corporate merger is no simple task, especially for two global operations with $5 billion in combined revenue, 43,000 employees, more than $190 billion in annual transactions and 4.3 billion square fee...Read More
Hudson’s Bay Sells $533 Million of Equity in Store Spinoff JV With Simon Property Group
11/18/2015 5:46 AM
Hudson’s Bay has sold a total of $533 million of its equity in HBS Global Properties, HBC’s real estate joint venture with Simon Property Group, to three institutional investors. The total investment of $533 million values HBS Global Properties’ portfolio at $4.5 billion (based on a blended capitalization rate of 5.9%) and includes a $250 millio...Read More
Pizza, Pants, Plants & Perfume? Mall Retailers Struggle To Find Winning Consumer Combo
11/18/2015 5:17 AM
This week, a collective “What the what?!” sounded out after teen apparel retailer Urban Outfitters Inc. announced plans to acquire award-winning eatery Pizzeria Vetri and other restaurants from The Vetri Family group of restaurants. The move also appeared to baffle investors: Urban Outfitters stock dropped about $2.25/share (10%) following news ...Read More
AR Capital Suspends Capital Raising, Putting $2.3 Billion of Properties in Limbo
11/18/2015 5:16 AM
Alternative asset manager AR Capital LLC, one of the largest sponsors of non-traded REITs that has raised nearly $19 billion through more than a dozen such investment entities, announced this week it was suspending capital raising at the end of this year on a handful of offerings. The company said its ability to raise investor money had been neg...Read More
Forest City Wins Approval for Masive 5M Project in Downtown San Francisco
11/17/2015 7:29 PM
Forest City Enterprises and The Hearst Corp. gained final approval from the San Francisco Board of Supervisors for their redevelopment plans covering a four acre site between Fifth, Mission and Howard streets in downtown San Francisco. The vote was 8-3 in favor of the massive mixed-use project after the developers agreed to allocate 40% of the ...Read More
New Era of Health Care Expansion Bringing Shopping, Apartments, Hotels to Hospital Campuses
11/18/2015 6:17 AM
Nearly $100 billion in construction of new and expanded hospital medical office projects, both on and off the hospital campus, is under way across the U.S. In the current building boom, developers are as likely to be adding apartments, retail space and even hotels as more patient ca...Read More