Zillow Advice: Mortgage Types - Can I take over a mortg by paying the default amt? http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Can-I-take-over-a-mortg-by-paying-the-default-amt/466936/ Zillow Advice | Zillow Real Estate No you can not take over ... http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Can-I-take-over-a-mortg-by-paying-the-default-amt/466936/ No you can not take over a mortgage buy paying the default. You will still not be on the loan the original borrower will. Wed, 07 Nov 2012 02:44:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Can-I-take-over-a-mortg-by-paying-the-default-amt/466936/ 2012-11-07T02:44:00Z Leases with options to Buy ... http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Can-I-take-over-a-mortg-by-paying-the-default-amt/466936/ Leases with options to Buy are very real...but taking over a mortgage? &nbsp;That is an entirely different matter that will vary on a case by case basis. &nbsp;Generally speaking most loans are not assumable. &nbsp;Be very careful not to get scammed, and I highly suggest you work with a Realtor to protect yourself as much as possible. &nbsp;<br/><br/>I am a Realtor in your area, and would be more than happy to help you if you like. &nbsp;Feel free to contact me if I can be of service.<br/><br/>Best wishes and good luck Fri, 02 Nov 2012 01:14:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Can-I-take-over-a-mortg-by-paying-the-default-amt/466936/ 2012-11-02T01:14:00Z