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.


RECon 2016 Sentiment Reflects Both Optimism, Anxiety About Changes Sweeping Retail
5/24/2016 12:42 AM
At least 37,000 retailers, brokers, investors and other purveyors of mass consumption are crowding the halls of the Las Vegas Convention Center this week, with little elbow room in the venue"s massive exhibition halls and parties, events and meetings spilling out into adjoining hotels. While the general mood is upbeat, individual discussions wi...Read More
Canada’s Western Wealth Capital Goes on a Shopping Spree in Phoenix
5/23/2016 8:50 PM
Western Wealth Capital Ltd., a Vancouver, Canada-based multiple-unit rental property investment firm, has become quite active in the Phoenix multifamily market this month. This week, it has acquired the Greater PHX IV Portfolio, a four-property, 748-unit, real-estate-owned portfolio for $41.5 million (about $55,480/unit). Last week it acquire...Read More
RXR Closes $1.7B Acquisition of UBS Tower, Signs Namesake Tenant to Long Term Renewal
5/23/2016 2:26 AM
An affiliate of RXR Realty LLC and David Werner Real Estate acquired the UBS building at 1285 Avenue of the Americas in New York City from AXA Financial, Inc., advised by AXA Investment Managers - Real Assets, and institutional investors advised by J.P. Morgan Investment Management, Inc., for $1.65 billion, or about $917 per square foot. Pursuan...Read More
CBL & Associates Continues Mall Disposition Progress
5/22/2016 10:20 PM
CBL & Associates Properties Inc. closed on the sale of Bonita Lakes Mall and Bonita Lakes Crossing in Meridian, MS, for $27.91 million to RockStep Capital. RockStep calls itself a full-service, small-town shopping center acquisition, development, leasing and management company. It has purchased or constructed over 20 shopping centers comprising ...Read More
C-III Capital Adding Another Piece with Acquisition of Resource America
5/22/2016 9:33 PM
C-III Capital Partners, which controls an assortment of CRE-related entities, is adding another in Resource America (NASDAQ: REXI), a specialized alternative asset manager for institutional and high net worth investors focusing on real estate and credit investments. The Philadelphia-based firm has $22.4 billion in gross assets under management. ...Read More
Office Lease Up (May 23) Abt Associates Locks Up Full Building Lease in North Bethesda
5/22/2016 8:00 PM
Abt Associates struck a full-building lease with building owners Monument Realty and Angelo, Gordon & Co. for the Executive Plaza North Building at 6130 Executive Blvd. in North Bethesda, MD. A Cambridge, MA-based global research firm involved in health, social and environment policy, climate change and international development, Abt will reloca...Read More
CoStar"s People of Note (May 20)
5/20/2016 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: Washington DC, Northern New Jersey, Los Angeles, Atlanta, Chicago, New York City, Texas and more.   BREAKING NEWS!  Silberfein Stepping Down as Rouse CEO...Read More
Meager Market for Dead Malls Reducing Sale Prices to Ridiculously Low Levels
5/18/2016 5:15 AM
For some time now the regional mall market has been dividing into two starkly different camps consisting of the "haves" and the "have nots." Prime assets, such as the 324,000-square-foot Shops at Crystals on the Las Vegas strip, continue to command sale prices of more than $1 billion. However, investor interest in failed malls is meager at best by ...Read More
Updated: More Institutional Capital Targeting Self-Storage Sector Competing with REITs
5/18/2016 7:47 AM
Major institutional investors are ramping up their investment activity in the self-storage sector, even as public REITs continue to pull off the biggest deals. [Editor’s Note: This story was updated Thursday morning May 19th with news of the Sovran Self Storage deal.] This morning Sovran Self Storage Inc., a self-storage REIT, announced it ha...Read More
Apartment Construction Hits "Peak Year" as Rents, Occupancies Edge Higher
5/18/2016 8:56 PM
Multifamily developers continue to churn out record levels of new supply ahead of what is expected to be a "peak year" for apartment construction in 2016. The number of new apartments under construction is at its highest level since the 1980s, and double the annual historical average seen over the last 34 years. Almost 205,000 units delivered ov...Read More