Recent house sales in the District of Columbia included the following, selected at random from information gathered by Rufus S. Lusk & Son Inc.: Northwest

Mr. and Mrs. C. D. Sherman sold a house at 4800 Blagden Ave. for $215,000 to Edgar R. Weisman. Columbia Mortgage Co. placed a mortgage of $130,000 for two years. The sellers took back a note for $165,000 at 13 1/2 percent for two years.

Mr. and Mrs. H. P. Staley Jr. sold a house at 3527 Center St. for $80,000 to Fay Bradley. The sellers took back a note for $60,000 at 13 percent for 10 years.

Mr. and Mrs. L. C. Smith sold a house at 48 Farragut Place for $64,000 to Phillis B. Springer and Oswald Brown. Charter Mortgage Co. placed an FHA mortgage of $57,300.

M. D. Pitchlynn sold a house at 325 Whittier St. for $84,000 to Mr. and Mrs. Robert S. Baddy. The seller took back a note for $64,000 at 13 1/2 percent for two years.

Mr. and Mrs. S. D. Pasteliner sold a house at 4314 Westover Place for $220,000 in cash to Constance L. Abrams.

Rufus Bradford sold a house at 5128 Fifth St. for $80,600 to Mary C. Felton. The seller took back two notes, one for $9,800 at 13 1/2 percent for eight years and one for $1,700 at 10 percent for one year. Northeast

Mr. and Mrs. O. E. Krause sold a house at 630 A St. for $150,000 to Mr. and Mrs. Mitchell H. Bernstein. OBA Federal Savings & Loan Association placed a mortgage of $120,000 for 30 years.

Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Mosseller sold a house at 1229 Kenilworth Ave. for $90,000 in cash to Thomas J. Lankford Inc.

A. J. Borg sold a house at 148 11th St. for $96,000 to Dorothea A. Anderson and Kathleen A. Good. The seller took back a note for $41,126 at 12 percent for four years.

Mr. and Mrs. K. T. Rouse sold a house at 2421 Perry St. for $55,000 in cash to Charlotte L. Baker.

L. C. Goldman sold a house at 81 Victor St. for $50,000 and Mr. and Mrs. McClure Godette. The seller took back a note for $44,000 at 12 percent for 20 years.

H. M. Pelham sold a house at 610 Sixth St. for $31,000 to Donald Lipinski. The seller took back a note for $5,000 at 16 1/2 percent for one year.

Mr. and Mrs. Peter Jonijn sold a house at 130 12th St. for $110,000 to Joseph Jorgens. The seller and others took back a note for $26,151 at 12 1/2 percent for five years. Southeast

A. R. Macaraeg sold a house at 572 Foxhall Place for $39,000 in cash to Terry L. Mabry.

Mr. and Mrs. Wilmon Johnson sold a house at 4556 Texas Ave. for $53,000 to Mr. and Mrs. Reginald L. Johnson. Inland Mortgage Company placed a VA mortgage for $33,000 at 15 1/2 percent for 30 years.

Mr. and Mrs. I. A. Wigglesworth Jr. sold a house at 3823 First St. for $53,950 to Mr. and Mrs. Alvin D. Rhames. Cameron-Brown Co. placed a VA mortgage of $53,950 at 15 1/2 percent for 30 years.

Mr. and Mrs. J. J. Harrison sold a house at 1403 A St. for $85,000 to Mr. and Mrs. Nicholas C. Smith. Inland Mortgage Corp. placed a VA mortgage of $85,000 at 15 1/2 percent for 30 years.

K. V. Armstead and others sold a house at 5023 C St. for $41,500 to Mr. and Mrs. Martin D. Johnson. Inland Mortgage Corp. placed a VA mortgage of $41,500 at 15 1/2 percent for 30 years.

W. F. Creager sold a house at 126 E St. for $195,000 to Daniel H. Krivit. The seller took back a note for $35,500 at 12 percent for 10 years. The buyer is subject to an original trust of $124,000.

Mr. and Mrs. R. H. Rockwell sold a house at 1610 E St. for $75,500 to Mary P. Chappelear. The sellers took back a note for $47,853 at 12 percent for five years.

M. F. Ayer sold a house at 1127 First St. for $97,000 to Robert W. Landers Jr. The seller took back a note for $2,727 at 12 percent for three years.

C. P. Kalavritinos sold a house at 2818 Q St. for $49,950 to Patricia G. Greene. Standard Federal Savings & Loan Association placed a mortgage of $38,500. CAPTION: Picture, This house at 630 A St. NE sold recently for $150,000. By M.C. Valada for The Washington Post