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DEBT OBLIGATIONS - Schedule of Debt Obligations - Carrying Value (Details)

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DEBT OBLIGATIONS - Schedule of Debt Obligations - Carrying Value (Details) - USD ($)
$ in Thousands
6 Months Ended
Jun. 30, 2015
Jun. 30, 2014
Debt Instrument [Roll Forward]    
Beginning balance [1] $ 6,057,853  
Borrowings 2,651,587 $ 2,473,920
Repayments (3,480,781) $ (2,274,155)
Ending balance [1] 10,287,678  
Servicer Advances [Member]    
Debt Instrument [Roll Forward]    
Beginning balance    
Ending balance 7,667,067  
Real Estate Securities [Member]    
Debt Instrument [Roll Forward]    
Beginning balance    
Ending balance 1,831,989  
Real Estate Loans [Member]    
Debt Instrument [Roll Forward]    
Beginning balance    
Ending balance 552,229  
Consumer Loan Investment [Member]    
Debt Instrument [Roll Forward]    
Beginning balance    
Ending balance 42,832  
Other [Member]    
Debt Instrument [Roll Forward]    
Beginning balance    
Ending balance 193,561  
Repurchase Agreements [Member]    
Debt Instrument [Roll Forward]    
Borrowings 2,651,587  
Repayments (3,480,781)  
Repurchase Agreements [Member] | Servicer Advances [Member]    
Debt Instrument [Roll Forward]    
Borrowings 0  
Repayments 0  
Repurchase Agreements [Member] | Real Estate Securities [Member]    
Debt Instrument [Roll Forward]    
Borrowings 2,222,172  
Repayments (2,721,483)  
Repurchase Agreements [Member] | Real Estate Loans [Member]    
Debt Instrument [Roll Forward]    
Borrowings 386,439  
Repayments (759,298)  
Repurchase Agreements [Member] | Consumer Loan Investment [Member]    
Debt Instrument [Roll Forward]    
Borrowings 42,976  
Repayments 0  
Repurchase Agreements [Member] | Other [Member]    
Debt Instrument [Roll Forward]    
Borrowings 0  
Repayments 0  
Notes Payable [Member]    
Debt Instrument [Roll Forward]    
Borrowings 8,064,368  
Repayments (3,073,963)  
Notes Payable [Member] | Servicer Advances [Member]    
Debt Instrument [Roll Forward]    
Beginning balance [1],[2] 2,885,784  
Borrowings 7,210,317  
Repayments (2,412,975)  
Ending balance [1],[2] 7,667,100  
Notes Payable [Member] | Real Estate Securities [Member]    
Debt Instrument [Roll Forward]    
Borrowings 0  
Repayments 0  
Notes Payable [Member] | Real Estate Loans [Member]    
Debt Instrument [Roll Forward]    
Borrowings 1,632  
Repayments (2,178)  
Notes Payable [Member] | Consumer Loan Investment [Member]    
Debt Instrument [Roll Forward]    
Borrowings 0  
Repayments 0  
Notes Payable [Member] | Other [Member]    
Debt Instrument [Roll Forward]    
Borrowings 852,419  
Repayments (658,810)  
Accounting Standards Update 2014-11 [Member]    
Debt Instrument [Roll Forward]    
Retrospective adjustment for adption of ASU 2,310  
Adoption of ASU (146,741)  
Accounting Standards Update 2014-11 [Member] | Repurchase Agreements [Member]    
Debt Instrument [Roll Forward]    
Retrospective adjustment for adption of ASU 85,955  
Accounting Standards Update 2014-11 [Member] | Repurchase Agreements [Member] | Servicer Advances [Member]    
Debt Instrument [Roll Forward]    
Retrospective adjustment for adption of ASU 0  
Accounting Standards Update 2014-11 [Member] | Repurchase Agreements [Member] | Real Estate Securities [Member]    
Debt Instrument [Roll Forward]    
Retrospective adjustment for adption of ASU 84,649  
Accounting Standards Update 2014-11 [Member] | Repurchase Agreements [Member] | Real Estate Loans [Member]    
Debt Instrument [Roll Forward]    
Retrospective adjustment for adption of ASU 1,306  
Accounting Standards Update 2014-11 [Member] | Repurchase Agreements [Member] | Consumer Loan Investment [Member]    
Debt Instrument [Roll Forward]    
Retrospective adjustment for adption of ASU 0  
Accounting Standards Update 2014-11 [Member] | Repurchase Agreements [Member] | Other [Member]    
Debt Instrument [Roll Forward]    
Retrospective adjustment for adption of ASU 0  
Accounting Standards Update 2015-03 [Member] | Repurchase Agreements [Member]    
Debt Instrument [Roll Forward]    
Retrospective adjustment for adption of ASU (4,446)  
Adoption of ASU (1,234)  
Accounting Standards Update 2015-03 [Member] | Repurchase Agreements [Member] | Servicer Advances [Member]    
Debt Instrument [Roll Forward]    
Retrospective adjustment for adption of ASU (4,446)  
Adoption of ASU 0  
Accounting Standards Update 2015-03 [Member] | Repurchase Agreements [Member] | Real Estate Securities [Member]    
Debt Instrument [Roll Forward]    
Retrospective adjustment for adption of ASU 0  
Adoption of ASU 0  
Accounting Standards Update 2015-03 [Member] | Repurchase Agreements [Member] | Real Estate Loans [Member]    
Debt Instrument [Roll Forward]    
Retrospective adjustment for adption of ASU 0  
Adoption of ASU (1,090)  
Accounting Standards Update 2015-03 [Member] | Repurchase Agreements [Member] | Consumer Loan Investment [Member]    
Debt Instrument [Roll Forward]    
Retrospective adjustment for adption of ASU 0  
Adoption of ASU (144)  
Accounting Standards Update 2015-03 [Member] | Repurchase Agreements [Member] | Other [Member]    
Debt Instrument [Roll Forward]    
Retrospective adjustment for adption of ASU 0  
Adoption of ASU 0  
Accounting Standards Update 2015-03 [Member] | Notes Payable [Member]    
Debt Instrument [Roll Forward]    
Adoption of ASU (16,107)  
Accounting Standards Update 2015-03 [Member] | Notes Payable [Member] | Servicer Advances [Member]    
Debt Instrument [Roll Forward]    
Adoption of ASU (16,059)  
Accounting Standards Update 2015-03 [Member] | Notes Payable [Member] | Real Estate Securities [Member]    
Debt Instrument [Roll Forward]    
Adoption of ASU 0  
Accounting Standards Update 2015-03 [Member] | Notes Payable [Member] | Real Estate Loans [Member]    
Debt Instrument [Roll Forward]    
Adoption of ASU 0  
Accounting Standards Update 2015-03 [Member] | Notes Payable [Member] | Consumer Loan Investment [Member]    
Debt Instrument [Roll Forward]    
Adoption of ASU 0  
Accounting Standards Update 2015-03 [Member] | Notes Payable [Member] | Other [Member]    
Debt Instrument [Roll Forward]    
Adoption of ASU (48)  
Previously Reported [Member]    
Debt Instrument [Roll Forward]    
Beginning balance 6,062,299  
Previously Reported [Member] | Servicer Advances [Member]    
Debt Instrument [Roll Forward]    
Beginning balance [3] 2,890,230  
Previously Reported [Member] | Real Estate Securities [Member]    
Debt Instrument [Roll Forward]    
Beginning balance [3] 2,246,651  
Previously Reported [Member] | Real Estate Loans [Member]    
Debt Instrument [Roll Forward]    
Beginning balance [3] 925,418  
Previously Reported [Member] | Consumer Loan Investment [Member]    
Debt Instrument [Roll Forward]    
Beginning balance [3] 0  
Previously Reported [Member] | Other [Member]    
Debt Instrument [Roll Forward]    
Beginning balance [3] $ 0  
[1] Net of deferred financing costs associated with the adoption of ASU No. 2015-03.
[2] $3.1 billion face amount of the notes have a fixed rate while the remaining notes bear interest equal to the sum of (i) a floating rate index rate equal to one-month LIBOR or a cost of funds rate, as applicable, and (ii) a margin ranging from 1.0% to 2.0%.
[3] Excludes debt related to linked transactions (Note 10).