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


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
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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 (July 29)
7/29/2016 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: Dallas / Ft. Worth, Washington DC, Minneapolis / St. Paul, Charlotte, South Florida, Boston, Phoenix / Tucson, Toronto, Chicago and more! DALLAS / FORT WORTH Spirit...Read More
 
FinCEN Expands Reach of Cash-Only Real Estate Reporting Beyond Manhattan, Miami
7/28/2016 10:01 PM
The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) is expanding required reporting for all cash real estate purchases to six new markets in California and Texas. Since earlier this year, U.S. title insurers were only required to report such deals in Manhattan and Miami. Known as Geographic Targeting Orders (GTO), FinCEN will now temporarily requi...Read More
 
U.S. Office Sector Enjoys Steady Q2 Leasing Momentum Even as Rent Growth Slows, Sales Stall
7/27/2016 8:32 PM
The U.S. office market continued its steady momentum in the second quarter, recording 39.4 million square feet of net absorption in the first six months of 2016, nearly equaling the 40.2 million square feet absorbed during the record-setting first half of last year. The U.S. office vacancy rate ticked down another 15 basis points to 10.6% in th...Read More
 
Technology Behind Hugely Popular Pokémon Go Game Could Be Transformative for Buildings and CRE
7/27/2016 5:19 AM
With more than 75 million downloads since being introduced a month ago, Pokémon Go is a hot topic on traditional and social media news outlets and is seemingly in everybody’s hands. The rapid adoption of the augmented reality app by popular culture means the technology behind it is likely to go mainstream as well. And that has important implic...Read More
 
CalSTRS Seeking to De-Risk CRE Portfolio Beginning with Multifamily
7/27/2016 5:17 AM
The nation’s second largest public employee pension fund, California State Teachers’ Retirement System (CalSTRS) said it plans to take steps to lower its risk exposure in its real estate investments in the coming year. The $189 billion fund is planning to liquidate non-strategic CRE assets, particularly those it acquired before 2008. The fund sa...Read More
 
Activist Investor Takes Aim at Buffalo Wild Wings Restaurants
7/27/2016 5:15 AM
Activist investor Richard McGuire III, managing principal of hedge fund Marcato Capital Management, has amassed a 5.1% share of restaurant operator Buffalo Wild Wings Inc. (NASDAQ: BWLD) in the past month. The move is widely seen in part as a real estate play as the Minneapolis-based chain “owns and operates” 603 of eateries ---more than half of it...Read More
 
Under Armour Leases Former FAO Schwarz Flagship, Plans to Roll Out Brand In 600 Kohl"s Stores
7/26/2016 11:14 PM
Athletic apparel and sportswear maker Under Armour this week rolled out several initiatives aimed at bolstering its brand following the bankruptcy and collapse of Sports Authority, its largest customer, including a new distribution deal with Kohl’s and the lease of the former FAO Schwarz flagship store on Times Square. Under Armour Chairman and ...Read More
 
Big Buyer Revealed for Liberty Property Trust Portfolio
7/25/2016 1:52 AM
It turns out the big buyer with which Liberty Property Trust said it was in discussions for a sizable portion of its suburban office and flex is a familiar name. Workspace Property Trust said it has finalized an agreement to buy 108 office and flex buildings in four states from Liberty Property for approximately $969 million. Led by industry ve...Read More
 
Three CBL Malls Sold for $75.1 Million
7/24/2016 10:14 PM
CBL & Associates Properties Inc. closed on the sale of two of its malls in Michigan that it had previously designated for disposition: the 797,251-square-foot Fashion Square Mall in Saginaw and the 613,313-square-foot The Lakes in Muskegon. An unidentified private buyer acquired both malls for a total price of $66.5 million, including the assump...Read More
 
PREIT Advances Mall Portfolio Upgrade with Deal to Sell 2 Properties; Decision to Market Another
7/24/2016 8:39 PM
Philadelphia-based mall owner PREIT continues to implement its strategy to upgrade its portfolio. The REIT has executed sale agreements and received non-refundable deposits for both the Washington Crown Center in Washington, PA, and the office building it owns at Voorhees Town Center in the New Jersey suburbs of Philadelphia. The 676,000-square-...Read More