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.


Updated: PE Giant Blackstone To Use $8 Billion of New Fund To Acquire BioMed Realty Trust
10/7/2015 5:19 AM
It didn’t take but a couple of days from closing out its $15.8 billion raise for its latest global real estate fund for Blackstone Group to earmark almost half of that amount to announce a deal to acquire BioMed Realty Trust Inc. The two firms entered into a definitive agreement for Blackstone to acquire all outstanding shares of common stock of...Read More
GSA Awards National Leasing Contracts Covering Up to 40 Million SF
10/7/2015 5:17 AM
The U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) this week awarded nine GSA Leasing Support Services (GLS) contracts to six brokerage firms across the country, including a pair of small businesses. Formerly called the National Broker Contract, the revised program, under which GSA uses outside real estate brokers to help it negotiate lease deals wi...Read More
ULI/PwC Survey: More Investors Shifting Focus to "18-Hour" Cities
10/7/2015 2:27 AM
U.S. and global property investors surveyed by PwC and the Urban Land Institute (ULI) are increasingly bullish on secondary markets such as Nashville, Charlotte and Austin, which edged out around-the-clock gateway cities such as San Francisco, Los Angeles and New York City to capture eight of the top 10 rankings for investor outlook in the latest P...Read More
MetLife Takes Stake In 43-Story Office Development Near San Francisco"s Massive Transbay Project
10/6/2015 11:49 PM
Insurer MetLife has joined Chicago-based developers The John Buck Co. and Golub & Co. in contributing to San Francisco"s torrid pace of office development, taking an equity stake in a 43-story office tower being built next to the massive Tranbay Transit Center development. With MetLife joining the project as an equity joint venture partner with ...Read More
Japanese Real Estate Investors Returning to U.S. Shores
10/6/2015 11:17 PM
With little fanfare, Mitsui Fudosan Co. has recently become more active in investing in U.S. real estate, announcing plans to develop several multifamily projects over the next two years, including its first real estate project in Seattle, and appearing to set the stage for a broader development play in other U.S. markets. The moves by Mitsui Fu...Read More
Two of Mexico’s Top Real Estate Investors Team Up To Acquire U.S. Office Properties
10/5/2015 8:34 PM
Palisades Mexico Partners (PMP), a joint venture between Joaquin de Monet, founder and managing principal of Palisades Capital Realty Advisors LLC, and Sergio Argüelles, president/CEO of Monterrey, Mexico-based real estate development company FINSA, has formed Palisades Income & Growth Fund II. The $150 million fund plans to acquire a portf...Read More
Construction of First Hudson Yards Skyscraper Rises to Full Height, VaynerMedia Signs as Latest Tenant
10/5/2015 12:28 AM
Social media marketing firm VaynerMedia will move its corporate headquarters to 10 Hudson Yards, the first office tower at the redeveloped rail yards to officially reach vertical completion, rising to 52 stories and 895 feet tall. VaynerMedia joins Coach, Inc., L’Oréal USA and German Software engineering giant SAP, at the 1.7 million-square...Read More
Lendlease Receives $250M to Privatize Hotels At Two Army Posts
10/4/2015 11:36 PM
Lendlease has secured $250 million in senior debt financing for the final phase of a six-year project with InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) and the U.S. Army Department to renovate and privatize hotels located on or near Army posts. With the closing of the latest financing, which involves 2,058 hotel rooms located on Fort Lee, VA and Fort Be...Read More
Office Lease Up (Oct. 5) ConAgra Heading to Chicago; Biotech Firm bluebird Building Future Nest in Cambridge
10/5/2015 5:16 AM
bluebird bio Inc. entered into a lease for a total of 253,108 square feet of office and laboratory space in a new building currently under construction at 60 Binney St. in Cambridge, MA. The building is part of the 541,000-square-foot Alexandria Center at Kendall Square being developed by Alexandria Real Estate Equities and scheduled for complet...Read More
CoStar"s People of Note (Oct. 2)
10/2/2015 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: Chicago, New York City, Cincinnati, Orange County, Raleigh-Durham, Tampa / St. Petersburg, Boston, Washington DC, Phoenix, Minneapolis, Charlotte, and more! CHICAGO ...Read More