Unless you’ve been living under a rock the last few years you probably realize that property values have dipped.  Property tax bills in many areas have lowered as well but it’s just a matter of time before they start hedging back up.  If you’ve refinanced your home and still have a copy of your appraisal you may be able to use this to your advantage in keeping your assessed value from trending up.  Check out this interesting article from CNNMoney on a few tips to fighting increased property taxes.  You can read the full article by click here.