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You need to read your contract carefully. If this was some sort of lease-purchase agreement then it could involve one more lease payment and then the beginning of mortgage payments. Obviously you would not be paying rent for March if you owned the home, however if you entered a purchase contract that involved one more payment (March) to your lessor and then initiation of mortgage payments to someone else then it can still be enforced.
The March payment is really more of a mortgage payment if it is contained in your purchase contract. The reason is that if you violate the contract, you would be in default and subject to foreclosure on the mortgage... sounds like a mortgage payment to me.
If it is not in the contract, you do not owe it. But before refusing payment, I strongly encourage you to take your contract to a local attorney and let them confirm you do not owe this money. I'd hate to see you in foreclosure.
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