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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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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.


Sears Discloses for First Time it May Not Survive, Marks Latest Blow to Dept. Store/Mall Sector
3/22/2017 9:19 PM
Sears Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ:SHLD) saw its share price plunge this week after disclosing there was "substantial doubt” about its ability to remain in business, raising fresh concerns about the survival of a company that was once the world’s largest retailer. Though the 131-year-old department-store chain said it has enough cash to carry it throu...Read More
$435 Billion of New Global Capital Targeting CRE
3/22/2017 8:15 PM
The amount of new capital available for global real estate investment in 2017 stands at $435 billion, lower than last year’s peak but the second-highest figure recorded since 2009, according to new research from Cushman & Wakefield China in Hong Kong. C&W China’s Great Wall of Money report series tracks the amount of newly-raised capital, includ...Read More
Starwood Ups Initial Bid for Milestone Apartments REIT Buyout
3/21/2017 10:40 PM
An affiliate of Starwood Capital Group agreed to sweeten its offer to take Milestone Apartments Real Estate Investment Trust private through a cash-for-stock transaction. Under the revised bid announced in a joint release by the two companies, Milestone Apartments REIT unitholders will receive 10 cents more per trust unit than Starwood"s origin...Read More
SoftBank Reported to Invest $300 Million in Shared Office Provider WeWork
3/21/2017 6:52 AM
Japanese telecom and communication giant SoftBank Group Corp. has reportedly invested $300 million in New York City based WeWork Cos., in a possible prelude to a much larger funding round expected to total about $3 billion. In addition to the $300 million direct investment, at least two other tranches of funding from a technology-focused fund ca...Read More
Madison Marquette Hires Former DTZ COO/CFO as President
3/21/2017 5:39 AM
Madison Marquette has brought in former DTZ COO and CFO John J. Fleury to serve as president of the private real estate investment, development and management firm. Based in the company"s Washington, D.C. headquarters, Fleury will work with Madison Marquette founder and chairman Amer Hammour to devise financial and operational initiatives suppo...Read More
Cushman & Wakefield Acquires Ashlar Urban to Expand in Canada
3/20/2017 8:56 PM
Cushman & Wakefield will increase its presence in downtown Toronto after finalizing a deal to acquire Ashlar Urban Realty, a dominant mid-market CRE firm in Toronto. Under the agreement, all 31 of Ashlar Urban Realty"s team will make the move to Cushman & Wakefield, including president and founder Craig Smith, senior vice president Mike Scace, v...Read More
Target Unveils Prototype for Redesign of 500 Stores by 2019
3/21/2017 4:59 AM
Target Corp. (NYSE: TGT) unveiled design elements for an updated store format that will serve as the basis for a multi-billion-dollar investment to convert 500 of the retailer"s existing stores and roll out 100 smaller-format stores over the next three years. The Minneapolis-based retailer said its first fully "reimagined" 124,000-square-foot st...Read More
Office Lease Up (March 20) Goldman Sachs Agrees to Relocate Dallas Offices from Las Colinas to 170,000 SF at Trammell Crow Center
3/19/2017 8:00 PM
J.P. Morgan Asset Management locked up a new anchor tenant at the company"s Trammell Crow Center in downtown Dallas with the signing of Goldman Sachs to a 170,000-square-foot lease. Goldman Sachs (NYSE: GS) is scheduled to relocate by Q1 2018 from its office campus in Las Colinas to the 1.15 million-square-foot, 50-story high-rise located at 200...Read More
CoStar"s People of Note (Mar. 17) - Colliers Florida Announces New Statewide Leadership, Principals Named at Lee & Associates, Next Realty
3/17/2017 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: Tampa / St. Petersburg, San Diego, Washington DC, Raleigh / Durham, Alabama, Detroit / Grand Rapids, Chicago, New York City and Boston. TAMPA / ST. PETERSBURG Colli...Read More
JCPenney Discloses Locations of 138 Stores Set to Close
3/17/2017 12:36 AM
Following up on its announcement late last month, J.C. Penney Company Inc. (NYSE: JCP) today disclosed the location of the 138 stores it plans to close along with two distribution facilities it plans to shutter. Approximately 5,000 positions nationwide will be impacted by the store closures, most of which will occur in June. Most affected store...Read More