Quarterly report pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

INVESTMENTS IN CONSUMER LOANS - Summary of Consumer Loan Investments made through Equity Method Investees (Details)

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INVESTMENTS IN CONSUMER LOANS - Summary of Consumer Loan Investments made through Equity Method Investees (Details) - USD ($)
$ in Thousands
6 Months Ended 12 Months Ended
Jun. 30, 2017
Dec. 31, 2016
Apr. 01, 2016
Schedule of Equity Method Investments [Line Items]      
Carrying value [1] $ 1,569,388 $ 1,799,486  
Weighted Average Life (Years) 1 year 3 months 18 days    
Performing Loans [Member]      
Schedule of Equity Method Investments [Line Items]      
Unpaid Principal Balance   177,400  
New Residential Investment Corp. [Member] | SpringCastle [Member]      
Schedule of Equity Method Investments [Line Items]      
Parent's ownership percentage     53.50%
Consumer Portfolio Segment [Member]      
Schedule of Equity Method Investments [Line Items]      
Unpaid Principal Balance $ 8,100    
Consumer Portfolio Segment [Member] | New Residential Investment Corp. [Member] | SpringCastle [Member] | Performing Loans [Member]      
Schedule of Equity Method Investments [Line Items]      
Unpaid Principal Balance $ 1,127,296 $ 1,275,121  
Parent's ownership percentage 53.50% 53.50%  
Carrying value $ 1,174,324 $ 1,321,825  
Weighted Average Coupon 18.70% 18.70%  
Weighted Average Life (Years) 3 years 10 months 17 days 4 years 2 months 12 days  
Delinquency 5.40% 6.30%  
Consumer Portfolio Segment [Member] | New Residential Investment Corp. [Member] | SpringCastle [Member] | Non-Performing Loans [Member]      
Schedule of Equity Method Investments [Line Items]      
Unpaid Principal Balance $ 322,685 $ 371,261  
Parent's ownership percentage 53.50% 53.50%  
Carrying value $ 272,684 $ 316,532  
Weighted Average Coupon 16.40% 16.60%  
Weighted Average Life (Years) 3 years 4 months 9 days 3 years 7 months 6 days  
Delinquency 12.20% 14.00%  
Consumer Portfolio Segment [Member] | New Residential Investment Corp. [Member] | Prosper [Member] | Consumer Loan, Other [Member]      
Schedule of Equity Method Investments [Line Items]      
Unpaid Principal Balance $ 126,353 $ 163,570  
Parent's ownership percentage 100.00% 100.00%  
Carrying value $ 122,380 $ 161,129  
Weighted Average Coupon 14.20% 14.20%  
Weighted Average Life (Years) 1 year 1 month 28 days 1 year 6 months  
Delinquency 2.40% 0.30%  
Consumer Portfolio Segment [Member] | New Residential Investment Corp. [Member] | SpringCastle and Prosper [Member]      
Schedule of Equity Method Investments [Line Items]      
Unpaid Principal Balance $ 1,576,334 $ 1,809,952  
Carrying value $ 1,569,388 $ 1,799,486  
Weighted Average Coupon 17.90% 17.90%  
Weighted Average Life (Years) 3 years 6 months 28 days 3 years 9 months 18 days  
Delinquency 6.60% 7.30%  
[1] New Residential’s Condensed Consolidated Balance Sheets include the assets and liabilities of certain consolidated VIEs, the Buyer (Note 6), the RPL Borrowers (Note 8), and the Consumer Loan SPVs (Note 9), which primarily hold investments in Servicer Advances, residential mortgage loans, and consumer loans, respectively, financed with notes and bonds payable. The balance sheets of the Buyer, the RPL Borrowers and the Consumer Loan SPVs are included in Notes 6, 8 and 9, respectively. The creditors of the Buyer, the RPL Borrowers, and the Consumer Loan SPVs do not have recourse to the general credit of New Residential and the assets of the Buyer, the RPL Borrowers, and the Consumer Loan SPVs are not directly available to satisfy New Residential’s obligations.