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


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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.


New York REIT To Acquire Twitter’s Manhattan HQs
7/31/2014 7:42 AM
If he had a Twitter account, Nicholas S. Schorsch this morning could well tweet #gottcha. Schorsch’s New York REIT Inc. agreed to acquire Twitter's headquarters in Manhattan at 245 and 249 West 17th St. in the Chelsea neighborhood. The property, which includes a 12-story office tower combined with an adjacent 6-story mixed use building, contains...Read More
RadioShack Begins Fight for its Life in San Francisco
7/29/2014 9:01 PM
As part of its commitment to reinvigorate its stores and bring innovative products to market, RadioShack is opening 21 new interactive remodel stores in the San Francisco Bay area. The stores provide an updated shopping experience to RadioShack customers in the area, while highlighting key elements from its new store formats and promoting unique...Read More
AmREIT Spurns Regency Centers’ Bid, Seeks Offers from Other Suitors in Exploring Strategic Alternatives
7/29/2014 8:15 PM
AmREIT Inc. has decided to explore strategic alternatives rather than accept an unsolicited offer from rival Regency Centers Corp. at $22 per share. AmREIT is a 29-year-old equity real estate investment trust focused on neighborhood and community shopping centers and mixed-use properties located in in affluent submarkets of five primary markets:...Read More
Natixis Finalizes 128,000-SF Lease Deal to Kick-off Construction of New Back Bay Office Tower
7/30/2014 7:51 AM
Paris-based Natixis Global Asset Management made its plans to relocate its U.S. corporate headquarters from 399 Boylston St. to the proposed 888 Boylston St. development in Boston's Back Bay official this week. After signing a letter of intent earlier this year, the mutual fund management firm signed off on its 128,000-square-foot lease with Bo...Read More
Portland’s Lloyd Center to Get $50M Renovation
7/30/2014 6:37 AM
Lloyd Center management company Cypress Equities will launch a major redevelopment of the historic old shopping center near downtown Portland, with a new pedestrian gateway, refreshed entrance points and a top-to-bottom facelift of the interior and exterior to modernize what was the largest mall in the country it opened in 1960. Dallas-based Cy...Read More
Windstream To Spin Off Assets Into Publicly Traded REIT
7/29/2014 2:03 AM
Windstream, a provider of advanced network communications, announced plans to spin off certain of its telecommunications network assets into an independent, publicly traded real estate investment trust (REIT). The transaction would allow Windstream to reap significant tax savings by folding its existing fiber and copper network and other fixed r...Read More
MetLife, Norges Pay $561M for One Beacon Street
7/28/2014 8:06 PM
Norges Bank Investment, manager of Norway's sovereign-wealth fund, has made another big play in U.S. commercial property. Norges and its joint-venture partner MetLife, Inc. acquired One Beacon Street, a 1.02 million-square-foot office building in Boston, from a joint venture of B...Read More
The Vermont Sells for $283M in LA's Koreatown Neighborhood
7/28/2014 12:28 AM
A joint venture of Capri Capital Partners LLC and TruAmerica Multifamily LLC have acquired The Vermont, a newly-built, 464-unit high-rise complex at 3150 Wishire Blvd. in Los Angeles, CA, from developer J.H. Snyder Company and Washington Capital Management, Inc. for $283 million, or about $610,000 per unit. The 500,000-square-foot property is co...Read More
KBS REIT Pays $51M for Northland Ctr in MN
7/27/2014 11:54 PM
KBS Realty Advisors has acquired the 465,168-square-foot office complex at 3500 - 3600 American Blvd. W in Bloomington, MN from United Properties for $51 million, or about $110 per square foot. The LEED-EB Silver-certified twin office towers were built in 1979 and 1982 on 13 acres in the I-494 Corridor submarket of Hennepin County. Collectively...Read More
Dollar Tree to Acquire Family Dollar
7/28/2014 6:30 AM
Dollar Tree Inc. entered into a definitive merger agreement to acquire Family Dollar Stores Inc. for about $8.5 billion in a cash and stock. The transaction, which has been unanimously approved by the boards of both companies, is expected to close by early 2015. Calling it a transformational opportunity, Bob Sasser, Dollar Tree’s CEO, said fo...Read More

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