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I am Loren, a licensed attorney for over 30 yrs. Thank you for your patience as I review the question. I will post my response shortly.
Unfortunately, you can not force the lender to assign the existing mortgage to you unless they consent to do so.
You would need to finance the property in your own name and the seller could use the proceeds to repay the existing loan.
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