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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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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.


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
Affirming Commitment to Remain Independent, Kidder Mathews Appoints New President
10/18/2016 8:08 PM
Defying expectations that he has been grooming his firm for a possible sale, Kidder Mathews Chairman and CEO Jeff Lyon appointed one of the firm"s top brokers to become the firm"s new president and said the leadership team is committed to ensuring the Seattle-based firm remains independent for the long term. Kidder Mathews has no plans "to get...Read More
New REIT Planning to Roll Up Medical Marijuana Facilities
10/18/2016 5:56 AM
The team at Innovative Industrial Properties Inc. contends there is serious money to be made acquiring industrial properties sanctioned to operate as medical cannabis facilities and leasing them back to licensed operators, and they plan to be among the first to bring the concept to market. This week, the group of experienced real estate investor...Read More
Peak Market Conditions Portend Headwinds in CMBS Market
10/18/2016 5:13 AM
Having already struggled to regain its footing after property values plunged during the last recession, the CMBS market may face additional headwinds from higher interest rates in the coming year and fluctuating property values, according to Morgan Stanley analysts. The company is projecting base case losses of 4.6% for commercial mortgage-backe...Read More
Beacon Acquires 52-Story AMA Plaza in Chicago for $467.5 Million
10/18/2016 4:50 AM
Beacon Capital Partners has acquired the 52-story, AMA Plaza at 330 N. Wabash Ave. in downtown Chicago from a joint venture of Riverview Realty Partners and its parent company, Five Mile Capital Partners LLC, for $467.5 million, or $409.46 per square foot. Boston-based Beacon, a private real estate investment firm, also acquired a leasehold int...Read More
Inland Real Estate Acquires 24 CVS Pharmacies for $116 Million
10/18/2016 6:01 AM
Inland Real Estate Acquisitions Inc. finalized the acquisition of 24 newly developed CVS Pharmacy properties, totaling 276,466 square feet across 14 states, for a total purchase price of more than $116 million, about $419.60 per square foot. "This was an attractive acquisition opportunity due to the fact that each store was under a new 25-year a...Read More