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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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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.


Canada Pension Plan To Acquire Interest in Houston Office Portfolio
2/19/2017 8:48 PM
Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) agreed to acquire an interest in Greenway Plaza and Phoenix Tower, an office portfolio in Houston, from Parkway Inc. for $141 million. The transaction values 100% of the property at $1.045 billion, an implied $210 per square foot. CPPIB will partner with TH Real Estate and Silverpeak Real Estate Partn...Read More
Mitsui To Invest up to $550 Million in CIM Group
2/19/2017 8:45 PM
Tokyo-based Mitsui & Co. Ltd. and CIM Group LLC have agreed to enter into a strategic partnership whereby Mitsui will acquire a 20% interest in CIM, a full-service US urban real estate and infrastructure fund management firm. Mitsui will also be investing additional capital in funds managed by CIM. Through its newly established special purpose e...Read More
Mapletree Acquires Oakwood Worldwide
2/19/2017 8:44 PM
In a move to step up its acquisition and development of corporate housing, Singapore-based Mapletree Investments Pte Ltd. has acquired Los Angeles-based Oakwood Worldwide for an undisclosed price. The acquisition covers all of Oakwood"s global operations. Oakwood is the largest provider of corporate housing and serviced apartments globally with ...Read More
CoStar"s People of Note (Feb. 17) - Savills Studley, Marcus & Millichap Making Moves on Both Coasts
2/16/2017 11:13 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: Orange County, New York City, South Florida, Los Angeles, Chicago, Salt Lake City, Dallas / Ft. Worth, Sacramento, Washington DC and Charlotte. ORANGE COUNTY Savill...Read More
Portfolio Sales of Smaller Industrial Properties Surging as Institutional Investors Jump On "Last Mile" Logistics Bandwagon
2/17/2017 6:43 AM
In recent months, major investors have increasingly turned their focus on light industrial properties capable of serving as "last mile" conduits in the race to achieve same-day delivery by e-commerce firms. Typically smaller, older and less efficient than their bulk warehouse counterparts, these buildings previously languished on the market. But...Read More
Capital Raising Round-Up: Moinian Launches CRE Lending Business in NYC; Lionstone, Meridian Close Latest Funds
2/16/2017 12:15 AM
New York City-based developer The Moinian Group has launched Moinian Capital Partners, a new lending division that will provide commercial real estate loans starting at $25 million. Moinian said the new lending arm will seek to finance large institutional assets within the hotel, office, retail, land and residential sectors, initially focusing o...Read More
Expected IPOs for NGKF, Cushman Could Boost CRE Sector"s Cachet on Wall Street
2/15/2017 11:14 PM
Plans announced last week by BGC Partners Inc. (NASDAQ: BGCP) to spin off Newmark Grubb Knight Frank (NGKF) as a separate publicly traded company, along with market speculation that Cushman & Wakefield may also launch an initial public offering as early as the third quarter, would raise the value and visibility of commercial real estate companies o...Read More
Trophy Office Properties Backing Major CMBS Issuance this Year
2/16/2017 4:56 AM
Even as 2017 started off with the lowest level of CMBS issuance in five years, some of the nation’s largest office landlords have stepped into the void to line up more than $1.5 billion from CMBS conduits to refinance several of their premier trophy properties. Some are doing stand-alone, single-property offerings, such as SL Green Realty Corp. ...Read More
Despite Global Challenges, Largest CRE Brokerages Close 2016 With Solid Fourth Quarter Performance
2/15/2017 1:53 AM
Executives for CBRE, Jones Lang LaSalle and Colliers International all turned in strong performances in 2016, citing increases in fee-driven income that helped offset volatility in commercial real estate leasing and sales. However, the three big publicly traded CRE firms also provided outlooks calling for a generally softer property sales market...Read More
SoftBank to Acquire Major CRE Investor Fortress Investment Group for $3.3 Billion
2/14/2017 8:38 PM
In a deal that has some market analysts scratching their heads, Japanese telecom giant SoftBank Group Corp. announced the surprising move of buying New York private-equity firm Fortress Investment Group LLC (NYSE: FIG) for $3.3 billion in cash. Fortress, an alternative-asset manager with $70.1 billion in assets under management, is a major inves...Read More