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.

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Jay Josephs was on The Golf Realty Network with Jane & Al Anderson.

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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

   

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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
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CoStar Group

Below you will find Commercial News provided by CoStar Group, A leading provider in Commercial Real-Estate Valuation & Technology.

 

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CoStar's People of Note (Sept. 14 - 20)
9/19/2014 9:23 PM
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: Northern New Jersey, Los Angeles, Seattle, Long Island, New York City, Westchester / Southern Connecticut, Houston, South Florida, Orlando, and Tampa / St. Petersbur...Read More
 
Inland Income Trust Acquires Retail Portfolio For $318M
9/18/2014 7:14 AM
Kite Realty Group Trust (NYSE:KRG) has agreed to sell 15 retail properties in eight states to Inland Real Estate Income Trust, Inc. for $318 million. The sale announced jointly by the companies is expected to close in two tranches by Dec. 15, 2014 and March 16, 2015, respectively, subject to the usual closing conditions. The properties, a com...Read More
 
Surge in CMBS Volume Prompts New Ventures, Raises Concerns
9/17/2014 5:17 AM
The resurgent CMBS market is enjoying its strongest month in seven years with about $15 billion of new mortgage-backed offerings being sold. The return of the CRE financing conduit has not gone unnoticed by investors, and firms such as Cushman & Wakefield and Principal Real Estate Investors expanding their CMBS services. When September ends, CMB...Read More
 
Limited New Supply, Record Occupancy Keep Hotels Hot Investments
9/17/2014 5:11 AM
With hotel occupancy rates high and still rising, investors are continuing to book huge investment deals in the segment. Take today for example. NorthStar Realty Finance Corp. announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire a $1.1 billion hotel portfolio from Inland American Real Estate Trust. The portfolio is comprised o...Read More
 
Boston Properties Enters $1.5 Billion Sales Agreement
9/17/2014 2:10 AM
Boston Properties, Inc. (NYSE: BXP) has entered into a binding sale agreement to sell a 45-percent ownership stake in each of three office buildings to affiliates of Norges Bank Investment Management for an estimated gross purchase price of $1.5 billion in cash. The purchase price is based on a $4.6 billion aggregate valuation of the assets, w...Read More
 
Savanna Sells 80 Broad for $173M
9/16/2014 11:21 PM
Broad Street Development (BSD) has closed on its acquisition of 80 Broad Street in New York City. Savanna Partners sold the office tower for $173 million, or about $409 per square foot. The acquisition marks BSD's return to the downtown office market following the disposition of its 55 Broadway and 61 Broadway buildings earlier this year. BSD ...Read More
 
More Analysts, Execs Feeling Bullish On CRE Market
9/16/2014 1:30 AM
A pair of new surveys on commercial real estate conditions reflects the growing sense of optimism as the U.S. economy continues to slowly shift from recovery into expansion mode, accompanied by a torrent of investment capital pouring into property markets. Caution persists, however, with mem...Read More
 
Simon Spin-Off Washington Prime Buying Glimcher Realty Trust in $4.3B Deal
9/15/2014 8:12 PM
Washington Prime Group (NYSE:WPG), a retail REIT formed earlier this year as a shopping center spin-off from mall giant Simon Property Group (NYSE: SPG), agreed to acquire mall owner Glimcher Realty Trust (NYSE: GRT) in a deal valued at approximately $4.3 billion, including debt assumption. The combination will consolidate ownership of 68 millio...Read More
 
Lease Up (Sep 15): Worthy Headquarters
9/14/2014 8:32 PM
Worthy, an online marketplace for pre-owned luxury goods, will be moving its global headquarters into New York City's jewelry district. The company will be moving into the 28th floor of the iconic Fred F. French building at 551 Fifth Ave. (corner West 45th Street). "We are delighted to expand our global headquarters from Texas into the heart ...Read More
 
RadioShack Warns of Potential Bankruptcy
9/10/2014 10:13 PM
RadioShack Corp. reported horrible results for its second quarter today and said it is facing the potential for bankruptcy. Comparable store sales for the Fort Worth-based retailer were down 20% driven by foot traffic declines and soft performance in its mobility business. “For the past 18 months we have been working hard on our turnaround pl...Read More





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