We had the good fortune of connecting with Lucas Arias and we’ve shared our conversation below.

Hi Lucas, we’d love to hear about how you approach risk and risk-taking
Let’s talk about Risks… after a few years of self-development and really getting a true sense of who I am. I came to discover that throughout my life a lot of the things that didn’t happen the way I was hoping for were driven by Risk. Everything that we desire in this world is on the other side of fear. Risk and fear go hand in hand, they are one and the same. You will never be able to take that “risk” until you master your fears.

Getting comfortable with being uncomfortable is a new obsession of mine, the more I commit to mastering my fears, and taking that “risk’ the more opportunities seem to appear.

We all have our own challenges growing up, and a lot of those challenges/trauma tend to shape us into who were are as adults. I would have to say the first step to success is learning how to master your inner being. I believe that your inner world is a projection of your external world.

I know have the privilege of representing some really amazing and talented individuals from all walks of life, from musicians, actors, chefs, and artists alike. I like to operate differently from the majority of agents out there, which in return has granted me the clientele I have today.

“A house is much more than just a few walls & some paint. It’s where you laugh, cry, love, create & connect. Precious spaces filled with an abundance of good & bad memories alike. This is what makes my job so special and why I am so passionate about it. Everyone has a place in this world & I love helping my community discover it.”

What should our readers know about your business?
I like to say I am a bit of an aficionado of architecture and design.

As an agent, I am dedicated to understanding the architectural landscape of real estate in Southern California. When people come to me, I want them to share with me their wildest dream when it comes to their dream home. There is something really exciting about that, and I love being able to facilitate these kinds of unique properties for my clients.

As a team agent with the Marc Hernandez Group at Compass, Beverly Hills, I bring drive, innovation, resourcefulness, and professionalism to the team. I’ve covered a wide array of cities and neighborhoods including Beverly Hills, Brentwood, Culver City, Hollywood, Santa Monica, Silver Lake, Echo Park and Venice, to name a few.

Born and raised in Claremont, California, where my mother built a successful real estate business, I studied business at Universitat d’Alacant in Spain and graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business from the W. A. Franke College of Business at Northern Arizona University. After graduation, I went to work for a technology company in Sales Development before getting my real estate license and landing at Compass.

I love people and how a home plays into them. I’m a resident of Culver City, I enjoy art, architecture, design, health, journaling meditation, and travel.

Any places to eat or things to do that you can share with our readers? If they have a friend visiting town, what are some spots they could take them to?
Oh wow, this is such a hard question because I love mixing it up. Hmm well let’s start with drinks, some of my favorite bars to groove at (and likely to find me there on a Friday or Saturday) would be Bar Flores, El Prado, Checker Hall, Short Stop, and Pinky’s. After a few drinks, it’s time to get some eats! Here are a few of my go-to spots, Alimento, Same Same, Soulmate, Hippo, Etta, and of course for the late-night I would have to swoop up some PIZZA ( lowkey have an obsession) likely at Side Pie.

If you’re having more of a leisurely weekend I mean there is so much to do. I like cruising down to malibu where there aren’t that many people and spending the afternoon there. Also, music is happening every weekend and of course art galleries.

Who else deserves some credit and recognition?
I would like to first recognize both of my amazing parents. I would not be the person I am today if it weren’t for both of them. My father is the hardest working person that I have ever met in my life, and my mother is the most loving and caring person I’ve ever met. They really taught me to just be a good person. There is already so much chaos happening in this world, so why not just be a beacon of light.

Second, to them, I would like to recognize my mentor Marc Hernandez. Marc has been so influential in my career, and in my life. Marc Hernandez is one of the most empathetic, innovative, conscientious, and connected agents in the real estate industry today. Ranked among the top 5% of real estate agents in the U.S., Hernandez’ impressive roster of clients includes accountants, actors, attorneys, digital media executives, directors, producers, show runners, tech professionals, TV writers, and the like. He has been featured on the homepage of the California Association of Realtors website, included in various luxury and business publications, and seen on Bravo TV’s “Million Dollar Listing Los Angeles.”

I am so grateful and beyond blessed to have him in my corner. This is just the beginning for us!


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