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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’ ( 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 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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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.


Women’s Fashion Retailer The Limited to Lay Off HQ Staff, Put Business Up For Sale
12/4/2016 8:57 PM
Women’s fashion retailer The Limited became the latest longtime mall and lifestyle center staple to run into trouble. The women"s fashion retailer notified employees at its headquarters last week that it is running out of capital and that its business will likely be shut down unless a buyer can be found. The news emerged after the company filed ...Read More
JLL Broadens US Valuation, Advisory Business with Acquisition of Second IRR Affiliate
12/4/2016 8:15 PM
Continuing its expansion push into the U.S. valuation and appraisal business, Jones Lang LaSalle has acquired the Dallas affiliate of Integra Realty Resources (IRR) a short two months after JLL purchased the Houston affiliate of the national independent appraisal/valuation network. The addition of the two Texas IRR affiliates adds about 100 valu...Read More
After Bulking Up US Portfolio, Global Logistic Properties Undertakes Strategic Review
12/4/2016 7:38 PM
The huge distribution center portfolio of Global Logistic Properties Ltd. (SGX:MC0), one of the largest owners of industrial properties in the U.S., may be in play after the Singapore-based firm announced it has appointed JP Morgan (SEA) Ltd. as its financial advisor and constituted a special committee to review options to enhance shareholder value...Read More
CoStar"s People of Note (Dec. 2)
12/2/2016 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: Orange County, Greater Toronto Area, Chicago, Vancouver/Calgary, South Florida, New York City, San Francisco, Washington DC, Los Angeles, Minneapolis, Atlanta, Northe...Read More
Colliers Names New Head of US Brokerage Ops
12/1/2016 4:28 AM
Colliers International has quietly promoted one of its senior managers to president of its U.S. brokerage operations. Martin Pupil, who previously served as president of the Colliers West Region, was promoted this week to the top position of president of U.S. brokerage for the global commercial real estate services company. Pupil, currently b...Read More
Seeking to Own "Last Mile" to Consumers, Amazon Puts Ramped Up Distribution Network to Test as U.S Online Sales Shatter Records
12/1/2016 1:12 AM
It"s no coincidence that this week"s Cyber Monday, now officially the biggest single sales day in e-commerce history, follows the largest roll out of regional fulfillment centers since 2012 by the dominant online retailer,, with 26 warehouses added to the giant internet seller"s global distribution network since Sept. 30 alone. U.S. o...Read More
Trump Treasury Nominee Revives Talk of Privatizing Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac
11/30/2016 5:55 AM
Call it an early Christmas present for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac shareholders. President-elect Donald Trump’s nominee to head the Treasury Department, Steven Mnuchin, in his first interview since his announced appointment said the two housing finance agencies should not be under government control and added that the Trump administration would make...Read More
Will Widening Gap Between REIT Stock Prices and Real Estate Set Table for M&A Feast?
11/30/2016 5:30 AM
While investors continue to pay top dollar for high quality commercial property, stock prices in the REIT sector have been decreasing fairly steadily since midyear, further widening the gap between lower REIT market values and higher net asset values. That gap has prompted renewed speculation among investors over the prospect for increased REIT...Read More
Playing the Numbers: Institutional, Foreign Buyers Continue Rolling Up Senior Health Care Properties
11/30/2016 5:17 AM
Noting that the U.S. population cohort aged 65 or older is expected to double in size by 2050, a host of institutional and overseas investors continue to sink large sums into the senior health care property sector. Most recently, Arcapita, a Bahrain-based global investment management firm, acquired a privately-held portfolio of three senior livi...Read More
FHFA Holding Multifamily Lending Caps for Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac at 2016 Level
11/30/2016 5:15 AM
Perhaps sensing a peak in the multifamily finance market, the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA), which oversees Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, the two major sources of financing for apartment building owners and developers, announced it plans to keep the current multifamily lending caps for the two government sponsored enterprises in place next ye...Read More