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.


CBRE to Buy Johnson Controls Workplace Unit for $1.48B
3/30/2015 8:02 PM
CBRE Group, Inc. (NYSE:CBG) today announced that it has agreed to acquire the Global WorkPlace Solutions facilities management business of Johnson Controls, Inc. (NYSE:JCI) for just under $1.48 billion cash. The purchase price in the transaction reported by CoStar and other news outlets earlier in March is $1.475 billion cash, or $1.3 billion ...Read More
Peak Performance: Brookfield Looks To "Harvest Capital" by Selling Up To $2 Billion in Properties
3/29/2015 11:35 PM
Sensing a bottom in some core U.S. office property cap rates, Brookfield Asset Management Inc. and its affiliate Brookfield Property Partners LP, are in the late stages of selling nearly $2 billion in office assets, including controlling interest in seven office buildings in the Washington, DC, market; and one in Boston and potentially some in New ...Read More
Office Lease Up (Mar 30) MetLife Leases Another 335,000 SF at its Namesake Building
3/29/2015 8:26 PM
Metlife Inc. one of the largest insurance providers in the U.S., announced plans to consolidate several Manhattan offices in its namesake building, signing a 12-year lease for 335,000 square feet at 200 Park Ave. in New York City. The insurer, which currently occupies 110,000 square feet in the building, is leasing space currently occupied by Ba...Read More
CoStar"s People of Note (Mar. 22 - 28)
3/27/2015 2:00 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: Washington DC, Dallas / Fort Worth, St. Louis, New York City, South Florida, Philadelphia, and Northern New Jersey. WASHINGTON DC DTZ Hires Liss to Lead East Coast ...Read More
TOO MUCH, TOO FAST? Investment Markets Eyeing Free-Flowing Capital With Some Concern
3/25/2015 5:19 AM
As the San Diego City Employees’ Retirement System’s (SDCERS) board this past month debated putting an additional $30 million into JP Morgan’s Strategic Property Fund, a 100% core fund in which it already had invested $60 million, it had a major concern. JP Morgan’s Strategic Property Fund bought $3.45 billion in core properties last year and h...Read More
Investors Finding Ways To Reduce Risk in High Vacancy Office Building Buys
3/25/2015 5:17 AM
A spate of high vacancy office purchases this month seems to indicate that investors who are willing to take on more risk of high vacancy office buildings have found ways to hedge their bets. CoStar News first noted the trend towards buying vacancy in the third quarter of last year. While just a small fraction of overall investing currently, ...Read More
DTZ Hires Liss to Lead East Coast Offices
3/25/2015 12:02 AM
DTZ has hired leasing and marketing veteran Roberta Liss away from BECO Management to become president of its east region, which includes the firm"s operations in Boston, New York, New Jersey, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Washington, DC, Baltimore, Raleigh, Charlotte, Nashville, Atlanta and Florida. Based in the Washington, D.C. office, where she w...Read More
Starwood Project Spotlights Lodging Cycle Shift Into Supply Growth Mode
3/24/2015 9:33 PM
Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide will open a 245-room W Hotel in a 41-story tower in Bellevue, WA, as part of a $1.2 billion expansion of a mixed-use project in Lincoln Park by Kemper Development Co. The 1.5 million-square-foot Lincoln Park expansion -- part of what Kemper calls The Bellevue Collection, which includes Lincoln Square, Bellevue...Read More
Micro Apartment Units Getting Macro Attention From Urban Developers
3/24/2015 9:05 PM
The swelling population of urban-dwelling millennials forming new households on a budget is boosting demand for micro-unit apartments, small studio rentals averaging about 380 square feet, almost all located within major CBDs. In 2013 and 2014, developers built about 1,000 micro units, with roughly 2,200 more either under construction or propose...Read More
Fresh & Easy Closing 50 Stores In 3 Western States
3/25/2015 6:50 AM
The Fresh & Easy grocery chain, after struggling through bankruptcy and emerging under new ownership in 2013, has announced plans to close about 50 stores in California, Arizona and Nevada by April 3. The company will try to sell the stores and use the proceeds to develop new concepts, including 3,000 to 5,000-square-foot "fresh-food convenience...Read More