Quarterly report pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

INVESTMENTS IN CONSUMER LOANS - Narrative (Details)

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INVESTMENTS IN CONSUMER LOANS - Narrative (Details)
$ / shares in Units, shares in Millions
1 Months Ended 6 Months Ended 12 Months Ended
Feb. 28, 2017
USD ($)
investor
$ / shares
shares
Jun. 30, 2017
USD ($)
Jun. 30, 2016
USD ($)
Dec. 31, 2016
USD ($)
Apr. 01, 2016
Dec. 31, 2014
USD ($)
Apr. 30, 2013
Schedule of Equity Method Investments [Line Items]              
Basis in consumer loans investment           $ 0  
Payments to acquire loans receivable   $ 586,154,000 $ 319,000        
Consumer Loan Companies [Member]              
Schedule of Equity Method Investments [Line Items]              
New Residential’s ownership             30.00%
Percentage of portfolio co-invested by other parties             70.00%
Others’ ownership interest   46.50% 46.50% 46.50%      
Performing Loans [Member]              
Schedule of Equity Method Investments [Line Items]              
Unpaid Principal Balance       $ 177,400,000      
Payments to acquire loans receivable       $ 176,200,000      
SpringCastle [Member] | New Residential Investment Corp. [Member]              
Schedule of Equity Method Investments [Line Items]              
Parent's ownership percentage         53.50%    
OneMain [Member]              
Schedule of Equity Method Investments [Line Items]              
Percentage of portfolio co-invested by other parties             47.00%
OneMain [Member] | SpringCastle Buyers [Member] | SpringCastle [Member]              
Schedule of Equity Method Investments [Line Items]              
Others’ ownership interest     47.00%        
OneMain [Member] | NRZ SpringCastle Buyers [Member] | SpringCastle [Member]              
Schedule of Equity Method Investments [Line Items]              
Percentage of voting interests acquired     23.50%        
Percentage of company interest sold by selling company     50.00%        
Blackstone Tactical Opportunities Advisors LLC [Member]              
Schedule of Equity Method Investments [Line Items]              
Percentage of portfolio co-invested by other parties             23.00%
Blackstone SpringCastle Buyers [Member] | SpringCastle [Member]              
Schedule of Equity Method Investments [Line Items]              
Percentage of company interest sold by selling company     50.00%        
Others’ ownership interest         46.50%    
Consumer Portfolio Segment [Member]              
Schedule of Equity Method Investments [Line Items]              
Unpaid Principal Balance   $ 8,100,000          
Consumer Portfolio Segment [Member] | LoanCo [Member]              
Schedule of Equity Method Investments [Line Items]              
New Residential’s ownership 25.00%            
Total purchase agreement amount $ 5,000,000,000.0            
Term of purchase contract (in years) 2 years            
Recording lag (in months) 1 month            
Consumer Portfolio Segment [Member] | WarrantCo [Member]              
Schedule of Equity Method Investments [Line Items]              
New Residential’s ownership 23.57%            
Number of co-investors | investor 3            
Consumer Portfolio Segment [Member] | Performing Loans [Member]              
Schedule of Equity Method Investments [Line Items]              
Payments to acquire loans receivable   $ 0          
Consumer Portfolio Segment [Member] | SpringCastle [Member] | New Residential Investment Corp. [Member] | Performing Loans [Member]              
Schedule of Equity Method Investments [Line Items]              
Parent's ownership percentage   53.50%   53.50%      
Unpaid Principal Balance   $ 1,127,296,000   $ 1,275,121,000      
Consumer Portfolio Segment [Member] | WarrantCo [Member]              
Schedule of Equity Method Investments [Line Items]              
Number of warrants to be purchased (in shares) | shares 177.7            
Value of warrants to be purchased $ 75,000,000            
Exercise price (in dollars per share) | $ / shares $ 0.01            
Consumer Portfolio Segment [Member] | WarrantCo [Member] | Consumer Loan Seller [Member]              
Schedule of Equity Method Investments [Line Items]              
Number of warrants owned (in shares) | shares 27.1