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.


RXR Realty Pays $1.2 Billion for The Helmsley Bldg in NYC
5/5/2015 1:40 AM
With joint-venture partner Invesco, Monday Properties has sold The Helmsley Building at 230 Park Ave. in New York, NY to RXR Realty for $1.2 billion, or about $927 per square foot. The 34-story, 1.29 million-square-foot, 5-Star office tower was built in 1929 on 1.6 acres in the Grand Central submarket of Manhattan, between 45th and 46th Streets....Read More
JV Acquires 80% Interest in Miami"s CocoWalk
5/4/2015 10:46 PM
Federal Realty Investment Trust (NYSE: FRT) along with local market partners Grass River Property and The Comras Company have acquired an 80% interest in the CocoWalk lifestyle center at 3015 Grand Ave. in Coconut Grove, FL for $70 million. The purchase price was based on a total valuation of the center at $87.5 million, or about $445 per square f...Read More
Macy"s Launching New Off-Price Retail Concept
5/4/2015 10:43 PM
After alluding to plans to launch its first off-price retail segment earlier this year, Macy"s Inc. this week revealed it will open its first four pilot discount stores this fall in metro New York City. To be called Macy"s Backstage, the four off-price stores will average about 30,000 square feet and offer an assortment of women"s, men"s and chi...Read More
Tech Firm Stripe Signs Largest San Francisco Market Lease of 2015
5/5/2015 4:12 AM
Stripe, Inc., a web and mobile payment software developer, has signed the San Francisco market’s largest lease of the year, taking all 300,000 square feet in a project under development by Alexandria Real Estate Equities (NYSE: ARE) at 510 Townsend St. ARE Chief Operating Officer Steve Richardson confirmed the lease during a recent earnings conf...Read More
Bob Evans Closing 20 Restaurants
5/3/2015 9:33 PM
Bob Evans Farms Inc. said it plans to close 20 of its restaurants after completing performance review of its retail portfolio. The chain said it plans to close the stores over the next 12 months, with the majority of locations to close by the end of May 2015. Specific locations targetd for closure were not disclosed. Approximately 780 restaur...Read More
Office Lease Up (May 4) Nike Takes Google’s Lease Buyout Offer
5/4/2015 7:33 AM
Oregon-based athletic wear kingpin Nike has signed an 11-year lease to take 147,000 square feet in a new mixed-use development being built by The Durst Organization at 855 Sixth Ave. in New York City. Nike plans to will move its New York headquarters from Midtown South to the Penn Station-area building once construction is completed in early 2016. ...Read More
CoStar"s People of Note (Apr. 26 - May 2)
5/1/2015 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: New York City, Orange County, Atlanta, Los Angeles, Philadelphia, Chicago, San Antonio, Washington DC, St. Louis, Houston, Long Island, Phoenix, Las Vegas, and San Fr...Read More
Shorenstein Returns to Philadelphia with $184.8M Acquisition of 1818 Market Street
5/1/2015 2:34 AM
Shorenstein Properties LLC has closed on its acquisition of the 1818 Beneficial Bank Place office building at 1818 Market St. in Philadelphia, PA. Sovereign Capital Management sold the asset for $184.75 million, or about $188 per square foot, according to public records. So...Read More
Shorenstein Takes Control of 1407 Broadway for $330M
5/1/2015 1:54 AM
Kamber Management and The Lightstone Group have sold their respective leasehold and sub-leasehold interests in the office building at 1407 Broadway in New York City for $330 million, or $300 per square foot, to Shorenstein Properties LLC. Lightstone acquired the asset in Janua...Read More
Big CRE Funds Dominating Market for Big Dollars
4/29/2015 5:19 AM
Private real estate fundraising had its most successful quarter in two years, with 24 private real estate funds reaching a final close and raising $29 billion in institutional commitments, according to Preqin, an alternative assets data and research firm. More and more though, that capital raising is becoming increasingly concentrated among the ...Read More