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About Laura & The Balas Team


Laura L. Balas, Chairman’s Club of RE/MAX International,

CLHMS, CRS, e-PRO, Broker Associate,

      RE/MAX Ocean Properties

Telephone: 561-625-9004



Laura Balas is one of the most successful brokers in the Palm Beach area. She is a graduate of the University of Miami, with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing. A resident of Florida since 1972, Laura began her career in the critical care units in Miami. Having the desire to expand her career in assisting others Laura established her own Realty company in 1988 and achieved various and commercial awards for excellence in production. Based on her successful track record, Laura expanded her network with RE/MAX with the formation of The Balas Team: Sara Balas Densen CDPE, Barbara Hornyak CLHMS, John Hornyak, Eric Balas & Pierre Royce, REALTOR©.

Under the RE/MAX umbrella, Laura has achieved the degree of Certified Residential Specialist (CRS), the highest designation held in the real estate sales field.  The distinction of selling 25 percent of all real estate transactions within the United States is a designation held by only four percent of the brokerage community in the country.  Laura has established herself as a premier realtor, with a loyal following of satisfied clients.  She and the team share in the philosophy of keeping OUR CLIENTS BEST INTERESTS AT HEART, a philosophy they all believe keep their referrals and repeat business continuing.  Laura is widely admired within the industry for her intimate knowledge of the Florida housing market, her seasoned negotiating, marketing skills, and her results-driven efforts. 

She is a member of The Chairman’s Club, Platinum Club, Multi-Million Dollar Club and Lifetime Hall of   Fame of RE/MAX International.  Laura has had experience with corporate relocations, both buyers & sellers!  She also has experience with waterfront, boating, golf and country club Communities. Her practice is 95% referrals, repeat business, their family, clients & friends. 

Barbara Hornyak has been a licensed Realtor for over 20 years.  Since 2003, she has served Northern Palm Beach County with a focus on Palm Beach Gardens, Jupiter, North Palm Beach, Tequesta and West Palm Beach.  A proud member of The Institute of Luxury Home Marketing and a top producer of The Balas Team, Barbara assists homebuyers looking to embrace all that the South Florida lifestyle has to offer.  Additionally, she assists sellers to showcase their homes for their highest value and to sell quickly.                                                                  

Known by clients and colleagues alike as an able advisor and fierce yet fair advocate, Barb also enjoys a stellar reputation for timely response to each client’s needs and concerns.  Her phone and email are always at hand as her client relationships are her top priority.  Barb is an expert at bringing buyers and sellers together.  She employs intuition and diligence while providing encouragement and genuine concern as she creates a positive experience for both sides in any property transaction.  Her approach is direct and successful as she helps clients achieve their goals by listening and understanding what they truly need and what is really important to them.  The result of her dedication is to assure an honest and efficient real estate transaction.

Barb is originally from Raleigh, NC where she studied Public Relations and Communications at North Carolina State University.  She spent over seven years in mortgage banking with some of the largest banks and lenders in the country.  Her significant experience in real estate financing and her 11 plus years selling high end  real estate in Palm Beach County helps her navigate the loan process for her clients by anticipating and avoiding problems before they occur. 

Barb, her husband, daughter, mother and father embrace and enjoy all that The Palm Beaches have to offer. 

Barbara Hornyak can be reached at 561-723-8726.  Her email address is  The Balas Team office number is (561) 625-9004 and website address is  She will respond immediately with your best interest at heart.

Local print marketing includes, local newspapers, newsletters and direct mailings to specific neighborhoods.  Laura routinely uses internet marketing including but not limited to:,, The Balas Team Facebook page, &, Listings in excess of $500,000 also get additional exposure on the RE/MAX Collection, duPont Registry & Wall Street Journal's web sites.

Letter from Laura & The Balas Team: 

Hello and thank you for visiting! It is our goal as your full service real estate company specializing in the Palm Beach GardensJupiter, and Tequesta areas, to provide you with superior service at all times. Our local expertise and extensive real estate experience will benefit you whether you are serious about buying or selling a home at this time, or are a returning client checking out the many homeowner resources we offer.

Buying a home? We look forward to helping you select the home of your dreams by taking time to listen to your needs and desires.

Selling a home? Our real estate expertise and many effective marketing programs will give you the exposure and edge you need to sell your home quickly for top dollar.

Returning Client? We appreciate the opportunity to continue to serve you and hope you take advantage of the valuable resources we provide. Come back to visit often!

We consider this community an excellent place to reside and would love to share with you our enthusiasm for the many neighborhoods that encompass it. We pride ourselves on providing unparalleled service and look forward to developing a long-term relationship with you. Please feel free to contact usif you would like to discuss how wecan best assist you with your real estate needs.


Laura L. Balas, CRS, CLHMS, e-PRO

Sara Balas Densen, CDPE

Barbara Hornyak, CLHMS

John Hornyak, REALTOR

Eric Balas, REALTOR

Pierre Royce, REALTOR

RE/MAX Ocean Properties

561-625-9004 direct line 

fax 561-839-1774



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