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.


Sabra Health Care Acquires 21 Senior Facilities in 15 States
9/29/2014 2:10 AM
Irvine, CA-based Sabra Health Care REIT, Inc. has acquired a portfolio of 21 independent living facilities from affiliates of Holiday Acquisition Holdings Corp. for $550 million cash. Sabra entered into a 15-year, triple-net master lease agreement with certain wholly-owned subsidiaries of Holiday AL Holdings LP, an affiliate of Holiday, which wi...Read More
Excel Trust Secures $226 Million Shopping Center Portfolio in Utah
9/28/2014 11:11 PM
Excel Trust (NYSE: EXL), a retail-focused real estate investment trust based out of San Diego, added approximately 1.6 million square feet to its national retail holdings with the acquisition of three Family Center retail properties from DDR Corp. (NYSE: DDR), a retail REIT based in Beachwood, OH, for $225.6 million, or approximately $413 per squar...Read More
Spear Street Wraps Up 800,000-SF Galatyn Park Portfolio Acquisition
9/28/2014 8:55 PM
San Francisco-based Spear Street Capital acquired four Class A office buildings in Richardson, TX facing looming vacancy as lead tenants as State Farm and Bank of America have recently leased space in new buildings. Champion Partners and Long Wharf Real Estate Partners sold the North Dallas office property for an undisclosed price. The 800,000-s...Read More
Lease Up (Sep. 29) Venable to Anchor New District of Columbia Development
9/29/2014 7:51 AM
By Michael Horwitz Venable LLP, one of the biggest law firms in DC with approximately 400 lawyers and staff, confirmed plans to move its Washington office to 600 Massachusetts Ave. NW in Washington, D.C.'s Penn Quarter area. The move is slated to occur once the currently under construction office project delivers in the first quarter of 2017. G...Read More
CBRE Fund Bets Big on Boston's Financial District
9/26/2014 9:52 PM
A fund sponsored by CBRE Global Investors struck a deal to acquire 100 High St., a 28-story office tower located in downtown Boston's financial district, from Toronto-based Oxford Properties Group, the real estate arm of Ontario’s municipal employees pension plan (OMER). The sale price was not disclosed, although published reports pegged the pur...Read More
CoStar's People of Note (Sept. 21 - 27)
9/26/2014 9:50 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: Northern New Jersey, Boston, Phoenix, South Florida, Portland, Washington DC, Hampton Roads, Los Angeles, and Stockton / Modesto. NORTHERN NEW JERSEY Avison Young ...Read More
Revival of Long-Stalled Projects Helping Keep Architects Busy
9/25/2014 11:56 PM
The latest Architecture Billings Index (ABI) continued in the strong vein of rising developer demand for the services of architects that in July pushed the index to its strongest showing since 2007. Though down from the torrid 55.8 posted in July, the ABI, compiled by the American Institute of Architects (AIA), scored a strong 53 in August, refl...Read More
Milllenials Maintain Multifamily Momentum, Spur Sustained Investment
9/24/2014 5:17 AM
The multifamily sector, especially rental apartment buildings, continues to be a hot sector for commercial real estate investors as it demonstrates sustained underlying strength. Even as construction of new apartment buildings hit the highest monthly construction pace since the beginning of...Read More
DTZ/Cassidy Turley Merger Adding Another Global CRE Player
9/24/2014 5:16 AM
The merger of Washington, D.C.-based Cassidy Turley with DTZ announced this week pairs a mid-market company with 60 offices around the U.S. with a recapitalized international player that has long sought a bigger piece of the U.S. property market -- and now has the financial backers to bankroll its global expansion. The new DTZ Group, created by ...Read More
Parkway Properties Skimming Off the Cream in Latest Portfolio Deal
9/24/2014 5:15 AM
Parkway Properties Inc. recently struck a deal to buy a 22-building, 3.1 million-square-foot Southern U.S. office portfolio from an anonymous high net worth European investor for $475 million. Interestingly as the Orlando-based Parkway Properties makes clear, it agreed to the deal specifically to get its hands on three Class A office properties ...Read More

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