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.


On a Roll, U.S. Office Market Demand Expected to Stay Strong Through 2016
1/28/2015 10:43 PM
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Hyatt, Marriott Join Race to Woo Millennials With Hip High-Tech Hotel Brands
1/28/2015 5:31 AM
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Can Strong Fundamentals Help REITs Overcome Investors' Sensitivity to Interest Rates?
1/28/2015 5:19 AM
Improving property fundamentals across the board are brightening the outlook for REITs going into the year. And yet, just like clockwork, the lingering specter of rising interest rates has some investors on edge. It was the same worry that plagued the industry going into 2014, but one that never materialized as the overall U.S. economy continued...Read More
Interest Rates, First-Time Buyers Key To Sustained Housing Market Improvement
1/28/2015 5:17 AM
Following a disappointing year, it's a bit of 'deja vu all over again' for the U.S. housing market as questions over the direction and timing or interest rates continue to dog the market despite positive economic tailwinds at the end of the year. The positive housing trends include extended low interest rates, which declined to near-historic lows; ...Read More
Red Lion Hotels Refinances Debt, Forms Joint Venture for National Expansion
1/28/2015 1:28 AM
Red Lion Hotels Corp. (RLHC) agreed to sell a 45% ownership stake in 12 hotels to a joint venture and concurrently refinanced all of the company's secured debt as part of a far-reaching transaction to support a national rollout. RLHC will maintain a 55% interest in the new joint venture, RL Venture LLC. The remaining 45% was acquired by an entit...Read More
Developers Seek to Catch New Wave of Stadium, Arena Construction
1/27/2015 11:37 PM
It used to be fairly common for wealthy real estate developers to buy sports teams. These days, owners of sports teams are turning the tables and becoming real estate developers. Case in point, Tampa Bay Lightning owner Jeff Vinik, who is championing an ambitious plan to redevelop a swath of downtown Tampa's waterfront district stretching from t...Read More
LaSalle Hotel Properties Buys Westin Market Street for $350 Million
1/26/2015 9:42 PM
Westin Market Street, a 35-story, 681-room hotel located at 50 Third St. in San Francisco's Yerba Buena district, sold to Bethesda, MD-based multi-operator real estate investment trust LaSalle Hotel Properties (NYSE: LHO) for $350 million, or approximately $514,000 per key, in the largest hotel transaction in San Francisco since Chicago-based Strat...Read More
Office Lease Up (Jan. 26) AmSurg Signs for 222,000-SF South Florida HQs
1/25/2015 7:58 PM
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Brookfield to Establish Global Facilities Management Business
1/23/2015 12:20 AM
Brookfield Asset Management Inc. has reached an agreement to buy out the other 50% of its Canadian and Australian facilities management businesses from Johnson Controls Inc. for $200 million. The acquisition is part of a larger strategy to merge its wholly owned facilities management businesses in the Middle-East and South America to create a fu...Read More
CoStar's People of Note (Jan. 18 - 24)
1/23/2015 12:00 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, New York City, Denver, Orange County, Orlando, Chicago, Atlanta, San Diego, and Philadelphia. NEW YORK CITY, DENVER and DALLAS / FORT WORTH CBRE...Read More

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