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.


Forest City Realty to Consider Selling ‘Vast Majority’ of Retail Holdings
8/23/2016 2:42 AM
In its latest move to increase shareholder value, Forest City Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE: FCE.A) will review strategic alternatives that could include the sale of its interest in up to 14 regional malls around the U.S. and 19 specialty shopping centers, primarily located in New York City. In a review to be concluded by the first quarter of 2017, t...Read More
CoStar"s People of Note (Aug. 22)
8/22/2016 2:04 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: New York City, Los Angeles, Atlanta, San Francisco, Cincinnati, Texas and more! FLORIDA Cushman & Wakefield Acquires Florida CRE Company By Randyl Drummer Cush...Read More
Chip Maker Advanced Micro Devices to Move HQ to Irvine Co.’s Santa Clara Square
8/21/2016 11:22 PM
Multinational semiconductor maker Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) plans to relocate its headquarters to Irvine Co.’s fast-growing Santa Clara Square mixed-use development, marking the chipmaker’s departure from Sunnyvale, CA, after 47 years. After considering several options in the area, AMD will move its headquarters and research and development o...Read More
Brexit Vote Wiped Out Norway’s Real Estate Return in Second Quarter
8/21/2016 10:20 PM
Norway’s Government Pension Fund Global, which took a hit to returns last year from falling oil prices, posted modest returns again in its second quarter but saw a new culprit: Brexit. After a period of relatively stable markets at the beginning of the quarter, the British decision to leave the European Union in June triggered significant moveme...Read More
Convenience Store Operators Couche-Tard and CST Brands To Merge in $4.4 Billion Deal
8/21/2016 8:46 PM
Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc. and CST Brands Inc. have agreed to merge in a deal that will see Laval, Québec-based Couche-Tard acquire CST in an all-cash transaction for $4.4 billion including net debt assumed. CST is based in San Antonio, Texas and employs over 14,000 people at over 2,000 convenience store locations throughout the Southwes...Read More
New York REIT Plan of Liquidation Now Up to Shareholders
8/22/2016 7:59 AM
After bowing to pressure from dissident shareholders and calling off its proposed merger with DC-based The JBG Cos. earlier this month, New York REIT Inc.’s board formally adopted a plan of liquidation and dissolution over the weekend that provides for the sale of the company"s assets and distribution of the net proceeds to the company"s stockholde...Read More
Prison Break: DOJ Phasing Out Use of Private Prisons Impacting Two Major REITs
8/18/2016 12:31 AM
In what is already having a devastating impact on publicly traded prison operators -- Corrections Corporation of America and The GEO Group Inc. -- the U.S. Department of Justice this afternoon announced it would be phasing out its use of private prisons. Corrections Corp. and GEO stock values plunged immediately more than 45% on news of the DOJ...Read More
Multifamily Construction Increasingly Concentrated in Select CBD Markets
8/17/2016 8:50 PM
The apartment construction boom in downtown districts, far from abating, is still gaining momentum, but largely focused in certain U.S. markets as developers continue to roll out new projects from downtown L.A. to Nashville"s booming West End, in spite of slower leasing at some new luxury properties. While overall development levels for new apar...Read More
Chinese Developer Greenland Buys Massive South San Francisco Biotech Site
8/18/2016 7:06 AM
The U.S. unit of Shanghai-based Greenland Group and a group of equity partners have acquired a 42-acre development site at Oyster Point along the waterfront in South San Francisco, one of the world"s pre-eminent biotechnology hubs. The joint venture, which includes Greenland USA as majority shareholder and equity partner Ping An Trust, along wit...Read More
Blackstone Group, Others Seek to Revive Non-Traded REIT Industry
8/17/2016 5:17 AM
In a surprising move that could radically reshape the beleagured non-traded REIT industry, the $100 billion behemoth that is Blackstone Real Estate is launching its first non-traded REIT -- Blackstone Real Estate Income Trust Inc. -- but with major differences in its proposed fee structure and capital-raising process. The Blackstone Group affili...Read More