Annual report pursuant to Section 13 and 15(d)

INVESTMENTS IN CONSUMER LOANS - Summary of Equity Method Investments Prior to Consolidation (Details)

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INVESTMENTS IN CONSUMER LOANS - Summary of Equity Method Investments Prior to Consolidation (Details) - USD ($)
$ in Thousands
1 Months Ended 12 Months Ended
Nov. 30, 2019
Dec. 31, 2019
Dec. 31, 2018
Dec. 31, 2017
Schedule of Consumer Loans [Line Items]        
Bonds and residual interests retained   $ 1,171,959 $ 900,491 $ 403,270
Consumer Portfolio Segment | LoanCo and WarrantCo        
Schedule of Consumer Loans [Line Items]        
Interest income $ 19,912   42,920  
Interest expense (6,487)   (12,258)  
Change in fair value of consumer loans and warrants (4,596)   17,491  
Gain on sale of consumer loans (10,711)   2,697  
Other expenses (3,871)   (7,257)  
Net income (5,753)   43,593  
New Residential’s equity in net income $ (1,438) (1,438) $ 10,803  
New Residential’s ownership 25.00%   24.80%  
LoanCo        
Schedule of Consumer Loans [Line Items]        
Bonds and residual interests retained   83,900    
LoanCo | Consumer Portfolio Segment        
Schedule of Consumer Loans [Line Items]        
Unpaid principal of consumer loans   $ 406,100