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.


CoStar"s People of Note (Apr. 29)
4/28/2016 8:00 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: Washington DC, New York City, Dallas / Ft. Worth, Northern New Jersey, South Florida, Boston, Chicago, Cincinnati, Detroit / Grand Rapids, Portland, Inland Empire, Lo...Read More
You’re on Your Own Houston: Cousins To Merge With Parkway Properties; Spin-Off Houston Assets
4/29/2016 7:43 AM
Cousins Properties Inc. and Parkway Properties Inc. agreed this morning to a stock-for-stock merger and the simultaneous spin-off of their combined Houston-based property into a new publicly-traded REIT (referred to as HoustonCo). The transactions will result in a larger and more diverse Cousins, which will continue its investment strategy of ow...Read More
Suburban Office Heats Up as CBD Demand Spills Over into Outlying Markets
4/28/2016 6:03 AM
Tenant interest in suburban office space is finally ramping up, with many suburban office markets starting to see gains in net absorption, occupancy and rental rates after watching their urban counterparts enjoy steady gains over the past several years. While it may be ...Read More
Foreign Capital Continues to Drive Biggest U.S. CRE Investments
4/28/2016 5:19 AM
Far from losing steam, foreign investors in the last few weeks seem to have stepped up their U.S. real estate investment game in the wake of several new mega-deals, while others have announced they intend to do so after a sluggish start to the year. The breaking news this week is that Saudi Arabia’s Olayan America, in a joint venture with Chelsf...Read More
Who’s Afraid of Multifamily?
4/28/2016 5:18 AM
Liquidity in the multifamily real estate sector appears to be holding up, continuing to help drive sales of apartment properties, with sales remaining on last year’s record pace. Multifamily deal volume in the first quarter of this year totaled $37 billion, almost exactly in line with the first quarter of last year, a quarter that kicked off a r...Read More
Bank CRE Loan Growth Moderating, but Still Highly Competitive
4/28/2016 5:17 AM
Despite federal banking regulators voicing concerns over commercial real estate loan concentrations and market distress over global macro-economic uncertainty and collapsed energy prices, the nation’s banks seem to have continued to step up their CRE lending in the first quarter. Based on in...Read More
Will New S&P Classification Breaking Out Real Estate Boost REIT Stocks?
4/28/2016 2:09 AM
As an investment area, real estate has long been lumped together with insurance companies and banks under a broad financial sector bucket such as by two major stock indexes, the S&P Dow Jones Indices and MSCI Inc. stock indexes. That will change on Sept. 1, when real estate securities will receive their own category within the Global Industry Cl...Read More
NYU Langone Med Ctr Signs 30 Year Mega Lease for Entire 25 Story Manhattan Office Tower
4/27/2016 9:44 PM
The NYU Langone Medical Center has signed a 30-year lease for the entire 389,522-square-foot office tower at 222 E. 41st St. in New York City. The triple-net lease encompasses the 25-story building including the lobby, common areas and parking garage. NYU Langone is expected to take possession by year-end, following the October 2016 expiration ...Read More
Sports Authority to Liquidate, Sell Stores
4/27/2016 8:40 PM
Englewood, CO-based Sports Authority has abandoned Chapter 11 reorganization plans and will hold auctions next month seeking buyers for nearly all of its 463 stores. An auction is scheduled for May 16, where bidders could purchase some of the stores and keep them in operation while others could be liquidated and closed. Sports Authority, which ...Read More
Lone Star Closes Fifth CRE Fund at $5.9 Billion
4/27/2016 8:31 PM
Lone Star Funds, a global private equity firm that invests in real estate, equity, credit and other financial assets, held its first and final close on its Lone Star Real Estate Fund V with $5.9 billion in combined capital commitments. Launched just this year in January, the fund received third-party commitments in excess of its $5 billion targe...Read More