Can you buy a home from a relative for what they owe on a home equity loanI want to buy my fathers house for what he owes on a home equity loan. Is that legal especially since the amount of theloan is significantly less than the value of the houseApril 23 2009 - Camden00YesReport a ProblemProblemSelect oneOffensive contentIrrelevant contentSpam (pure self-promotion)OtherDetailsYour emailPlease enter a valid email address.Submit CancelContent flaggedWe will review this content. Thanks for helping make the site more useful to everyone. To learn more, read Zillow's Good Neighbor Policy.We're sorry. This service is temporarily unavailable. Please come back later and try again.