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 (Feb. 22 - 28)
2/27/2015 2:00 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: Chicago, San Diego, New York City, Dallas / Ft. Worth, San Francisco Bay, Greenville / Spartanburg, Seattle, South Florida, Los Angeles, Detroit, Chicago, and Charlot...Read More
Cushman & Wakefield"s Owner Exploring Possible Sale
2/25/2015 10:02 PM
Cushman & Wakefield, one of the premier names in real estate and a global services provider ranked just behind CBRE Group and JLL in terms of size, is reported to be on the block. The New York-based company, majority owned by Exor SpA, the investment arm of Italy’s Agnelli family, has hired advisors to test market interest in the 98-year-old fir...Read More
Blackstone Realizes $600 Million Gain on Economy Hotel Portfolio
2/25/2015 5:15 AM
The Blackstone Group has realized a $600 million cash return on its acquisition of discount lodging chain Motel 6 in 2012 for $1.9 billion. The capital recapture comes from refinancing more than 500 of the lodging chain’s hotels through a commercial mortgage securitization offering: Motel 6 Trust 2015-MTL6. The CMBS transaction is collaterali...Read More
JPMorgan Chase Preps for More Downsizing, Bank Planning To Close 400 Branches
2/25/2015 5:11 AM
JPMorgan Chase & Co. put the real estate community on alert this week at its annual Investor Day conference by announcing it is not done downsizing its $11 billion office and retail footprint. The bank said its big focus this year and next will be downsizing its retail branch network and trimming employment cost in its remaining branches. JPM...Read More
HBC Partners with Simon, RioCan To Monetize Retail Property Holdings
2/25/2015 5:09 AM
Hudson’s Bay Co. (HBC), the owner of the Lord & Taylor and Saks Fifth Avenue department store chains in the U.S. and Hudson"s Bay department stores and housewares chain Home Outfitters in Canada, has agreed to contribute and lease-back its extensive retail property portfolio to two new joint ventures formed with Simon Property Group Inc. and RioCan...Read More
Will Condo Development Ripple Become the Next Wave In 2015?
2/25/2015 4:55 AM
With the spring home buying season at least on the horizon, all of the supply and demand dynamics are in place for a lift in the U.S. condominium market in 2015. Early 2015 trends suggest home buying activity could gain some traction this spring after less-than stellar sales last year. Existing condo sales dipped 2% in 2014 from the previous...Read More
With Capital Chasing Yield, Institutional Investors Spreading the Wealth to More Markets and Property Types
2/25/2015 4:19 AM
When it comes to commercial real estate, institutional investors are increasingly looking to spread their money around the country and acquire property in more non-core markets and property types again this year. After enjoying consistent double-digit returns on most CRE investments in the past...Read More
CORRECTION: Office Lease Up (Feb 23) Comcast to Expand Regional HQ in Atlanta, Add 300 Jobs
2/23/2015 6:32 AM
Georgia Governor Nathan Deal confirmed earlier this week that Comcast will relocate its southeast regional headquarters to the Peachtree Corners office park in Peachtree Corners, GA. The new 87,776-square-foot office will keep Comcast"s regional headquarters in Gwinnett County and will house the company"s 532 full-time local employees on four fl...Read More
Comcast to Expand Regional HQ in Atlanta, Add 300 Jobs
2/19/2015 10:13 PM
Georgia Governor Nathan Deal confirmed earlier this week that Comcast will relocate its southeast regional headquarters to the Peachtree Corners office park in Peachtree Corners, GA. The new 87,776-square-foot office will keep Comcast"s regional headquarters in Gwinnett County and will house the company"s 532 full-time local employees on four fl...Read More
National City Tower Trades in Downtown Louisville
2/18/2015 8:17 PM
New York City-based Fortress Investment Group (NYSE: FIG) closed last week on the National City Tower in downtown Louisville, KY for approximately $124 million, or about $171 per square foot. The 723,300-square-foot, 40-story office tower was completed in 1972 at 101 S. 5th St. in the city"s central business district. Anchored by National City B...Read More