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.


Retailers Struggle To Find Balance Between Expanding Online or Opening More Stores
5/27/2015 5:19 AM
Despite upbeat sales projections from retailers, strong consumer-confidence levels and a host of other positive-trending economic indicators, retailers are still struggling to find the best approach to funding growth in the new U.S. retail marketplace. According to BDO USA’s ninth annual analysis of risk factors cited by the 100 largest U.S. ret...Read More
Property Owners Reporting Strong 2014 NOI Gains
5/27/2015 5:17 AM
Commercial real estate owners posted strong net operating income (NOI) growth last year. For the properties reporting year-end 2014 financials, NOI grew by 2.8% on average, compared to growth of 2.64% in 2013, according to Wells Fargo Securities. Wells Fargo based its analysis on NOIs report...Read More
Q&A: California’s Dire Need for Water, Playing into Burl East’s CRE Investment Strategy
5/27/2015 5:15 AM
Earlier this month, California regulators approved unprecedented water cutbacks for the state’s residents and imposed water restrictions on farmland as it tries to deal with the state’s worst drought in more than a century. San Diego-based Burl East, CEO of American Assets Capital Advisers (AACA), is directly impacted by the drought and the cutb...Read More
Top Apt. Developer Wood Partners On the Market?
5/27/2015 12:15 AM
Seeking to capitalize on the continued strong apartment expansion, the controlling investor in Wood Partners LLC, one of the nation"s largest and most active apartment developers, has reportedly hired a broker to shop the firm to potential buyers. The Atlanta-based private company controlled since 2008 by CBRE Global Investors has hired Eastdil ...Read More
Large Portfolio Deals Underscore Investor Appetite for Hotels
5/27/2015 12:07 AM
With hotel occupancies and sales prices continuing to increase, investors of all stripes continue to buy-up properties. Just last week, a non-traded REIT announced a $1.7 billion purchase of a 149-property selected service portfolio, and Starwood Capital Group said it agreed to acquire a 189-hotel extended-stay portfolio. Moody National REIT I, ...Read More
Kushner Buys 250,000-SF Times Square Retail Condo
5/26/2015 3:53 AM
Jared Kushner"s Kushner Companies has acquired the ground-floor retail condominium in The Times Square Building at 229 W. 43rd St. in New York City from a partnership between Africa Israel USA and an affiliate of the Five Mile Capital Partners LLC. The 16-story, 789,826-square-foot, landmarked Read More
Saddle Creek Logistics Signs Largest Industrial Lease in Midwest YTD
5/26/2015 3:41 AM
In the largest industrial lease transaction signed in the Midwest year-to-date, Saddle Creek Logistics has agreed to relocate its Illinois operations to a new 1.11 million-square-foot build-to-suit in Joliet, IL. The new distribution facility will be developed on a 60-acre site within the CenterPoint Intermodal Center, a 3,600-acre inland port t...Read More
Lewis Brisbois Extends 215,000-SF Lease at US Bank Tower
5/25/2015 9:25 PM
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP has made the temporary space it hastily moved into back in December at U.S. Bank Tower its new permanent office. When a fire at an adjacent apartment building under construction forced the law firm out of 221 N. Figueroa St. at the end of 2014, it relocated to the U.S. Bank Tower at 633 W. 5th St. in downtow...Read More
Office Lease Up (May25) North Shore-LIJ Takes 252,000 SF for 32 Years
5/25/2015 8:14 PM
North Shore-LIJ Health System, one of the largest integrated health systems in the U.S., signed a 32-year lease for 252,000 square feet in the North Hills building at 600 Community Dr. in Manhasset, NY. The four-story, 252,000-square-foot office building was constructed in 198...Read More
CoStar"s People of Note (May 17 - 23)
5/22/2015 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: South Florida, Charlotte, Los Angeles, Orlando, Atlanta, New York City, and Northern New Jersey. SOUTH FLORIDA Nostrand Named CEO for NAI Miami By Esmeralda McKie...Read More