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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.


After Two-Year Search, Marriott Picks Downtown Bethesda Site for $600M Corporate HQ
1/20/2017 3:00 AM
Marriott International Inc., capitalizing on a reported $62 million package of incentives offered by the state of Maryland and Montgomery County, announced today that it has picked a site near Woodmont Triangle in downtown Bethesda for development of a corporate headquarters campus and hotel. The announcement that Marriott has signed a letter of...Read More
CoStar"s People of Note (Jan. 20) - CBRE, HFF Name Senior Managing Directors
1/20/2017 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: Greater Toronto Area, South Florida, San Francisco, Chicago, Orange County, Charlotte, Dallas / Ft. Worth, Atlanta, Detroit / Grand Rapids and Westchester / Connectic...Read More
Starwood Buying Milestone Apartments REIT for $2.85 Billion
1/18/2017 9:38 PM
An affiliate of Starwood Capital Group has agreed to buy Milestone Apartments Real Estate Investment Trust (TSX: MST.UN) and its more than 24,000 US apartment units in a cash-for-stock transaction valued at approximately $2.85 billion. The Connecticut-based Starwood headed by noted real estate investor Barry Sternlicht will acquire all of Miles...Read More
REITs Ramp Up Year-End Buying Activity
1/18/2017 5:17 AM
Real estate investment trusts, both public and non-traded, began 2016 as major net sellers of property seeking to capitalize on higher property valuations at a time when many REIT managers believed underlying net asset values were not being reflected in their share prices. With no shortage of interested buyers and plenty of capital available to ...Read More
Equity Funds Enter 2017 with More Money Than Ever but Fewer Low-Risk Investment Options
1/18/2017 5:15 AM
Private equity funds have entered the new year with record amounts of dry powder to deploy into commercial real estate. The problem is the large amount of money is available to spend at the same time they have gotten pickier about which properties and markets in which to invest. The total level of capital available to fund managers has been clim...Read More
Wells Fargo Closing More Than 400 Bank Branches
1/18/2017 5:13 AM
Wells Fargo & Co. (NYSE:WFC) said it plans to close more bank branches as more of its customers use their phones and computers to make deposits, transfer funds and pay bills online. The bank, the second largest in the country with total assets of $1.74 trillion, announced plans to close more than 400 branches in the next two years. Wells Farg...Read More
Rockwood Closes Value-Add Fund with $1.1 Billion in Capital Commitments
1/18/2017 2:37 AM
Rockwood Capital LLC held final close on its Rockwood Capital Real Estate Partners Fund X, lining up $1.1 billion in capital commitments, meeting the fund’s hard cap. With Fund X, Rockwood’s strategy is to balance risk across the value-added spectrum with a focus on “speed-to-income.” The value-added fund will target office, residential, reta...Read More
Architecture Billings Index Ends Year With Strongest Reading of 2016
1/17/2017 10:57 PM
The Architecture Billings Index (ABI), a leading indicator of future commercial and multifamily construction activity produced by the American Institute of Architects (AIA), ended the year on a strong note, capping three consecutive months of growth in design billing invoices. The December ABI score was 55.9, up sharply from 50.6 the previous mo...Read More
Brookfield to Take Control of ARC Hospitality with $400 Million Recap
1/17/2017 1:47 AM
Brookfield Asset Management agreed to invest up to $400 million in American Realty Capital Hospitality Trust as part of a major recapitalization in exchange for convertible preferred limited partnership units in the non-traded REIT’s operating partnership. As part of the transaction, Brookfield will obtain certain governance and approval rights ...Read More
Avison Young Launches US Hotel Service Line with Acquisition of Atlanta-Based Brokerage Boutique
1/16/2017 11:36 PM
Toronto-based Avison Young acquired Atlanta-based brokerage Hotel Assets Group LLC (Hotel AG) to kick off its newly launched U.S. hospitality practice. The acquisition of 25-person Hotel AG, including 20 brokers, will form the basis of the firm"s new hospitality group branded under Avison Young. Five of the new executives, including Hotel AG fou...Read More