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.

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Jay Josephs was on The Golf Realty Network with Jane & Al Anderson.

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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
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CoStar Group

Below you will find Commercial News provided by CoStar Group, A leading provider in Commercial Real-Estate Valuation & Technology.

 

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Del Taco Chain Looks to Add 1,500 Stores Following Merger, IPO
7/2/2015 4:31 AM
The holding company for the Del Taco fast food chain this week completed its merger with Levy Acquisition Corp. of Chicago, with the new company revealing intentions to expand its footprint by as much as 1,500 restaurants from the current 550 locations. As part of the merger between Del Taco Holdings, Inc. and the firm operated by Chicago entrep...Read More
 
CoStar"s People of Note (June 28 - July 4)
7/2/2015 2:03 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: New York City, Houston, Northern New Jersey, San Francisco, Seattle, Washington DC, Los Angeles, Chicago, South Florida, Phoenix / Tucson, and San Antonio. NEW YORK ...Read More
 
CBRE Global Investors Closes Value-Add Fund at $1.3 Billion
7/1/2015 9:03 PM
CBRE Global Investors held final closing of CBRE Strategic Partners U.S. Value 7 LP, with equity commitments of more than $1.3 billion from 26 institutional investors in the U.S., Europe, the Middle East and Asia. The fund was targeting commitments of $1.5 billion. Strategic Partners U.S. Value 7, which is now closed to new investors, is expecte...Read More
 
Columbia Property Trust Continues Portfolio Reshuffling With $433M Trade
7/1/2015 9:55 PM
Columbia Property Trust, Inc. (NYSE: CXP) has sold 11 mostly single-tenant office properties totaling 2.9 million square feet in suburban Chicago, Baltimore, Boston and Northern New Jersey. An undisclosed real estate private equity fund paid $433.3 million for the properties, shed by the Atlanta-based office REIT as part of a portfolio repositio...Read More
 
New Student Aid Regulations May Put 1,400 For-Profit Colleges at Risk of Failure
6/30/2015 9:59 PM
New U.S. Dept. of Education rules that take effect today are putting about 1,400 college programs at risk of losing eligibility for receiving federal student financial aid. The new rules could accelerate the ongoing closures of for-profit colleges across the country. The for-profit education business has been under fire for several years as inve...Read More
 
Chambers Street and Gramercy Property Trust to Merge
7/1/2015 7:38 AM
After deciding to do so, it took only three weeks for Chambers Street Properties, the $3.3 billion real estate investment trust formerly known as CB Richard Ellis Realty Trust, to decide on new strategic option. The Princeton, New Jersey-based REIT has agreed to merge with Gramercy Property Trust Inc. creating the largest industrial and office net ...Read More
 
Pep Boys Reviewing Strategic Alternatives
6/30/2015 3:25 AM
The Pep Boys - Manny, Moe & Jack, a national automotive aftermarket service and retail chain, has commenced a review of strategic alternatives to enhance shareholder value, including a possible sale, merger or other form of business combination or strategic transaction. The decision comes following several third parties expressions of interest i...Read More
 
CalPERS To Sell $3 Billion of Real Estate
6/30/2015 1:10 AM
The California Public Employees’ Retirement System (CalPERS) plans to sell up to $3 billion of its real estate investment portfolio. The Blackstone Group"s Park Hill Group has been selected to assist CalPERS with the sale. Park Hill Group provides fund placement services for alternative investment managers, including private equity funds, re...Read More
 
Ashford Hospitality Latest To Pursue Asset Sales To Boost Stockholder Value
6/29/2015 12:30 AM
With REIT stock prices not keeping up with the increase in property values, more and more REITs and property owners are exploring the spinoff or sale of some properties to maximize shareholder values. The latest looking at that strategy is Ashford Hospitality Trust Inc., which has decided to list for sale a portfolio of 23 select-service hotels tha...Read More
 
Mack-Cali Sells Parsippany Property for $81.4M
6/28/2015 8:49 PM
Griffin Capital Essential Asset REIT II, Inc. acquired the office building at 14 Sylvan Way in Parsippany, NJ from Mack-Cali Realty Corporation for $81.4 million, or about $401 per square foot. The three-story, 203,000-square-foot property was constructed in 2013 on 46.2 acres...Read More