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INVESTMENTS IN REAL ESTATE SECURITIES - Summary of Real Estate Securities in an Unrealized Loss Position (Footnote) (Details)

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INVESTMENTS IN REAL ESTATE SECURITIES - Summary of Real Estate Securities in an Unrealized Loss Position (Footnote) (Details)
Mar. 31, 2016
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Schedule of Available-for-sale Securities [Line Items]  
Number of bonds which New Residential was unable to obtain rating information 84
Securities in an Unrealized Loss Position Less than Twelve Months [Member]  
Schedule of Available-for-sale Securities [Line Items]  
Number of bonds which New Residential was unable to obtain rating information 24
Securities in an Unrealized Loss Position Twelve Months or More [Member]  
Schedule of Available-for-sale Securities [Line Items]  
Number of bonds which New Residential was unable to obtain rating information 2