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 (July 1)
7/1/2016 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: Phoenix / Tucson, Orlando, Houston, Los Angeles, Minneapolis / St. Paul, Chicago, Boston, Orange County, Philadelphia, Richmond / Hampton Roads, San Antonio, Seattle ...Read More
BOMA Recognizes Top Commercial Buildings for Excellence in Management and Operations
7/1/2016 1:16 AM
The Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) International announced the winners of The Outstanding Building of the Year® (TOBY®) Awards this week at its annual conference in Washington, DC. The TOBY Awards represent the "best of the best" in commercial building management and operations, with judging based on the property"s co...Read More
Schnitzer West, Investcorp JV Acquire 41-Story Seattle Tower at 901 5th
6/29/2016 9:42 PM
RREEF, the real estate investment management arm of Deutsche Asset Management, an affiliate of Deutsche Bank AG, has sold the office tower at 901 5th Ave. in Seattle, WA to a partnership between Investcorp Group and Schnitzer West, one of the West Coast"s fastest growing real estate investment, development and management firms. Public records ...Read More
Steelbridge Wraps Up SunTrust Center Acquisition in Largest South Florida Office Trade Year to Date
6/29/2016 9:26 PM
Steelbridge Capital, a privately held real estate investment firm with offices in Chicago and Miami, wrapped up its acquisition of SunTrust Center, a pair of office buildings at 501 and 515 East Las Olas Boulevard in Ft. Lauderdale, FL. Spanning a city block and totaling 278,635 square feet, SunTrust Center is the largest office building to trad...Read More
Updated: Hines REIT Approves $1.7 Billion Asset Liquidation Plan
6/29/2016 9:14 PM
Hines Real Estate Investment Trust Inc., one of three public non-listed REITs sponsored by Hines, approved a plan for liquidation and dissolution of the company. The plan, which is subject to stockholder approval, takes advantage of the current strong demand for high-quality assets by institutional buyers, and includes Hines REIT entering into a...Read More
Blackstone Closes on 753,000-SF Market Center Buy in San Francisco
6/29/2016 8:02 PM
Blackstone Real Estate Partners confirmed this week that its Equity Office affiliate had finalized the acquisition of the two-building Market Center office complex in downtown San Francisco. The sale price was not disclosed. Formerly known as Chevron Towers when it served as the oil company"s headquarters, the office complex totals 752,738 squar...Read More
New Financial Disclosure Rules Pose Latest Hurdle for Beleaguered Non-Traded REIT Industry
6/29/2016 9:35 PM
Over the next few weeks, investors in non-traded REITs will begin receiving new financial statements mandated under new rules that require trusts and their broker-dealers to provide more accurate and timely information on the actual value of their investments as well as on broker commissions and fees paid by investors. The revised account statem...Read More
Brexit Vote Amplifies Downside, Upside for U.S. Investors in the U.K.
6/29/2016 5:19 AM
Even as investors appeared to quickly move past the shock of Britain’s surprise vote last week to unfriend the European Union, the outlook remains complicated for U.S.-based owners of properties in the U.K. and other foreign owners. U.S. REITs own more than 420 properties in the U.K. and foreign investors overall account for half of the value of...Read More
Bon-Ton Facing Cash Crunch after Sale/Leaseback Deal Called Off
6/29/2016 5:16 AM
Department store chain The Bon-Ton Stores Inc. may be facing a cash crunch after confirming that an agreement to sell and lease back two stores in Minnesota and one in Illinois to United Trust Fund Partnership for for nearly $45 million has fallen through. York, PA-based Bon-Ton gave no reason for the cancelled transaction. The chain has been lo...Read More
Ashford Prime to The Weisman Group: "Make Us a Better Offer"
6/29/2016 5:12 AM
Ashford Hospitality Prime Inc. sent a letter saying basically, “let’s make a deal’ to Lyle Weisman, manager of the Weisman Group. Earlier this month, The Weisman Group, an investment firm based in Sherman Oaks, CA, made an unsolicited offer to acquire all of the property assets of the Dallas-based hotel REIT. Weisman is offering $1.48 billion in...Read More