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

Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Zeigler III sold a house at 2753 Brandywine St. for $300,000 to C. John and Janet C. Buresh. Guaranty Mortgage Corp. placed a VA mortgage of $135,000 at 15 1/2 percent for 30 years. The seller took back a note for $80,000 for three years and two months.

Mr. and Mrs. P. A. Lowengart sold a house at 3309 Chestnut St. for $105,000 to Benjamin F. Cooling. B. F. Saul Co. placed a mortgage of $75,000 for 30 years. The seller took back a note for $5,000 at 15 percent for three years.

N. H. Derwyn Holder sold a house at 1515 Church St. for $102,000 to Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Silverman. The seller took back a note for $52,000 at 12 percent for three years.

Mr. and Mrs. R. G. Johnston Jr. sold a house at 1302 Fairmont St. for $135,000 to Frank A. King. The seller took back a note for $16,000 at 13 percent for five years. Long & Foster Real Estate Inc. placed a note for $15,000 for five months. The buyers assumed a trust in original amount of $110,500.

Mr. and Mrs. E. A. Lenz sold a house at 4429 Fessenden St. for $119,500 to Tom D. Roberts and Sandra A. Adams. Columbia First Federal Savings and Loan Association placed a mortgage of $107,550 for 30 years.

Mr. and Mrs. L. J. Drotning sold a house at 4328 Garrison St. for $173,000 to Thomas E. Eichler and Wendy S. Ross. OBA Federal Savings and Loan Association placed a mortgage of $60,000 for 30 years.

Ollie Benjamin sold a house at 729 Hamilton St. for $49,000 in cash to Wilhelmina H. Breeden and William B. Haynesworth.

Mr. and Mrs. R. G. Lake sold a house at 3408 N St. for $275,000 to Susan L. Page and Carl P. Leubsdorf. The seller took back a note for $125,000 for four years.

M. F. Cooper and others sold a house at 2104 O St. for $175,000 to Suzanne R. Bennison. The seller took back a note for $120,000 at 11 percent.

E. L. B. Shelton sold a house at 2339 Ontario Place for $75,000 to Mr. and Mrs. Dennis L. Leapley. The seller took back a note for $60,000 at 10 percent for 1 1/2 years.

Mary Jackson and others sold a house at 20 Rhode Island Ave. for $66,000 to Mr. and Mrs. Charlie M. Clark. The seller took back two notes, one for $50,000 at 12 percent for 25 years and one for $8,000 at 15 percent for 10 years.

Mr. and Mrs. D. P. Banowetz sold a house at 3207 Rittenhouse St. for $116,000 to Robert E. Keith and Donna J. Bonar. Kissell-Virginia Inc. placed an FHA mortgage of $86,000.

E. M. Shumaker sold a house at 3512 Rodman St. for $198,000 to Mr. and Mrs. Albert F. Arbury. The seller took back a note for $90,000 at 13 1/2 percent for six months.

M. T. Silverthorne sold a house at 2043 Rosemont Ave. for $113,000 to Joseph P. Mulholland. Guaranty Mortgage Co. placed an FHA mortgage of $89,500.

J. M. Friedman and others sold a house at 2701 Unicorn La. for $260,000 to Enrique H. Ramirez and Rose M. Fontanez-Marquez. Kissell-Virginia Inc. placed a mortgage of $107,000 for 30 years. The seller took back a note for $128,000 for seven years. Southwest

W. F. Clawson sold a house at 606 Seventh St. for $152,500 to Mr. and Mrs. Donald A. Derman. Banco Mortgage Co. placed a VA mortgage of $135,000 at 15 1/2 percent for 30 years. Northeast

Mr. and Mrs. L. L. Johnson sold a house at 3320 Blaine St. for $43,353 in cash to Preston Reed Jr.

J. H. Carder Jr. sold a house at 4617 Clay St. for $63,000 to Mr. and Mrs. Joseph O. Morris Jr. Standard Federal Savings & Loan Association placed a mortgage of $59,800 for 23 years.

Mr. and Mrs. C. C. Byrd II sold a house at 14 T St. for $81,500 in cash to Mr. and Mrs. Clifford Hubbard.

Mr. and Mrs. L. W. Utz sold a house at 4000 Seventh St. for $68,000 to Mr. and Mrs. Darien A. Green. Charter Mortgage Co. placed an FHA mortgage of $67,000.

H. G. Hart Jr. sold a house at 1402 C St. for $48,500 to Curtis E. Youngblood. Colonial Mortgage Services Co. Associates Inc. placed an FHA mortgage of $48,000.

Mr. and Mrs. C. L. Harper sold a house at 3206 Dubois Place for $32,500 to Willie L. King. The seller took back a note for $28,500 at 12 percent.

Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Naylor sold a house at 642 Milwaukee Place for $29,000 to Larry Law. The seller took back a note for $26,100 for five years.

Ella Griffin sold a house at 425 Fourth St. for $95,000 to Yara N. Blake. The seller took back a note for $73,000 at 12 percent for five years. CAPTION: Picture, This house at 2753 Brandywine St.,NW was sold recently for $300,000. By James M. Thresher--The Washington Post