Can someone else buy property for you but not have their name on the deed?

There is a piece of land I want to buy. My mother offered to pay for it so that I wouldn't have to go through a bank for a loan and I would be paying her back monthly on our own pay shedule. She does not want her name on the deed, just mine. Can we do this? Would she be allowed to buy property but not have... show more There is a piece of land I want to buy. My mother offered to pay for it so that I wouldn't have to go through a bank for a loan and I would be paying her back monthly on our own pay shedule. She does not want her name on the deed, just mine. Can we do this? Would she be allowed to buy property but not have it in her name? She wouldn't be giving me the money to pay for it, she would be paying the sellers directly. Thanks for any advice you can give!
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