W & W partners with loan and title companies who take the guesswork out of the lending and closing process. W&W with the preferred team collectively can offer assistance towards closing cost up to $4000 and up to $6000 in qualifying neighborhoods. Learn more about the partners and the easy to understand process. It's why, for over 30 years, we've helped thousands of home buyers.
Senior Loan Officer
7414 Perkins Rd., Baton Rouge, LA 70808
O: (225) 763-3209
C: (225) 235-6631
Tracy West, an eighteen-year veteran in the mortgage lending industry, offers unparalleled service and loan products to meet her clients’ unique financing needs. She is a member of the Greater Baton Rouge Mortgage Lenders Association, Louisiana Mortgage Lenders Association, National Association of Mortgage Brokers, and is one of only two Loan Originators in Louisiana who hold a GMA National Designation from the National Association of Mortgage Brokers. She was recognized as Essential Mortgage's top producer each year since 2012.Read More...
Tracy West, an eighteen-year veteran in the mortgage lending industry, offers unparalleled service and loan products to meet her clients’ unique financing needs. She is a member of the Greater Baton Rouge Mortgage Lenders Association, Louisiana Mortgage Lenders Association, National Association of Mortgage Brokers, and is one of only two Loan Originators in Louisiana who hold a GMA National Designation from the National Association of Mortgage Brokers. She was recognized as Essential Mortgage's top producer each year since 2012. Tracy was recognized nationally in 2016 as one of the top 300 loan originators in the country. Essential Mortgage is a wholesale mortgage broker representing almost 20 different banks which enables Tracy to offer a variety of mortgage products to fit client needs: conventional, VA, FHA, Rural Development, grants, and bond programs. Essential Mortgage offers lender paid closing cost which marks them as one of the lowest closing cost in the state. As a former school teacher, Tracy West understands the importance of educating clients on the home purchase process. These qualities and Tracy's zeal for getting clients into their new home make her a great choice for a lending partner....Read Less
Danyel is a senior loan officer at Highcrest Home Lending. Danyel has over 15 years’ experience in the mortgage industry. She is committed to her client’s wellbeing by ensuring they get the loan that best fits their needs. Danyel’s number one goal is to exceed her client’s expectations and help them achieve their mortgage and real estate goals. Danyel is loyal, dedicated and extremely knowledgeable. She is a huge asset to her clients during the loan process.
Danyel lives in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. She is married and has a beautiful baby girl. Danyel enjoys spending time with her family, working out and vacationing when she finds the time in her business schedule.
5515 Superior Drive, B2
Baton Rouge, LA 70816
Danielle is the founder/owner of Highcrest Home Lending. With over 10 years of mortgage experience, Danielle provides the highest level of customer service and knowledge. Upon opening Highcrest, she quickly realized the dire need of a lender that could provide efficient customer service, quality loan programs and a positive closing experience. Danielle wanted to take the “big bank” feel out of the loan process. She is committed to quality and competitive lending which has earned her the respect and praise from clients and colleagues alike. Danielle prides herself and her company on her passion to help others fulfill their dream of homeownership. Highcrest Home Lending is changing the face of lending one loan at a time.
Danielle lives in Baton Rouge, Louisiana with her husband and boxer puppy Huey. She enjoys working out, the beach and spending time with family and friends.
1800 City Farm Drive Building 3
Baton Rouge, LA 70806
Lifelong Baton Rouge resident Johnny McKay attended Catholic High School, finished LSU with a bachelor's degree in psychology, and is a 1999 graduate of Loyola University School of Law. Prior to becoming a Cypress Title partner in 2006, he practiced law in Baton Rouge with McKay Law Firm and McKay Title Company. He specializes in commercial and residential real estate matters, successions and business litigation. Johnny serves as a board member of the Greater Baton Rouge Mortgage Lenders Association.
Johnny and his wife Catharine have three children, Jack, James and Caroline.
402 N. 4th Street
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Jacques Waguespack was born and raised in Napoleonville, Louisiana and has been a life-long resident of south Louisiana. Upon graduating from LSU Law School in 1999, his law practice focused solely on residential real estate. After starting and managing a title company, which handled more than 700 residential transactions per year, and working as the general counsel for a residential developer, Jacques moved to Chicago, Illinois. There he obtained his LL.M. with honors in Commercial Real Estate from The John Marshall Law School.
While in Chicago, he worked in the real estate section of one of the ten largest law firms in the country.
Why did W&W choose High Crest Home Lending and Essential Mortgage?
Genuine. Personality. Devoted.
You’ve worked hard, budgeted wisely and built your savings. Now it’s time for the payoff: purchasing a home of your very own! But first, W&W would like to connect you with the person that you feel most comfortable with building a relationship. W&W wants this connection for our buyers and Danielle Guzzardo, Danyel Engels and Tracy West can’t wait to meet you. Get ready to discuss in detail the resources both mortgage brokerages have access to for your financial needs.
Why did W&W choose Cypress Title and Partners Title?
Well Organized. Responsive. Knowledgeable.
W&W understands real estate transactions need to flow like clockwork. Johnny McKay at Cypress Title and Jacques Waguespack at Partners Title in Baton Rouge understands this fact. Both title companies are prompt, professional with personal service providing residential title services, title searches, and document preparation for closing. The staff and attorneys take the time to explain each document with the detail necessary to make this a reality.