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FAIR VALUE OF FINANCIAL INSTRUMENTS - INVESTMENTS IN EQUITY METHOD INVESTEES LEVEL 3 (Details 3)

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FAIR VALUE OF FINANCIAL INSTRUMENTS - INVESTMENTS IN EQUITY METHOD INVESTEES LEVEL 3 (Details 3) (USD $)
In Thousands, unless otherwise specified
3 Months Ended
Mar. 31, 2013
Mar. 31, 2012
Investments in equity method investees at fair value     
Distributions of earnings from equity method investees (1,344)   
Change in fair value of investments in equity method investees 969   
Investments in equity method investees at fair value 102,588  
Recurring Basis | Level 3 Inputs
   
Investments in equity method investees at fair value     
Contributions to equity method investees 109,588  
Distributions of earnings from equity method investees (1,344)  
Distributions of capital from equity method investees (6,625)  
Change in fair value of investments in equity method investees 969  
Investments in equity method investees at fair value $ 102,588 [1]  
[1] The notional amount represents the total unpaid principal balance of the mortgage loans underlying the Excess MSRs. Generally, New Residential does not receive an excess mortgage servicing amount on nonperforming loans.