Quarterly report pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

ORGANIZATION AND BASIS OF PRESENTATION - Narrative (Details)

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ORGANIZATION AND BASIS OF PRESENTATION - Narrative (Details)
$ in Thousands
3 Months Ended 9 Months Ended
Jul. 03, 2018
USD ($)
earnout_payment
Sep. 30, 2018
USD ($)
shares
Sep. 30, 2018
USD ($)
shares
Sep. 30, 2017
USD ($)
Aug. 02, 2018
Dec. 31, 2017
USD ($)
shares
Related Party Transaction [Line Items]            
Common stock, shares outstanding (in shares) | shares   340,354,429 340,354,429     307,361,309
Number of options (in shares) | shares   5,623,138.000 5,623,138.000      
Goodwill   $ 48,921 $ 48,921     $ 0
Shellpoint Acquisition            
Related Party Transaction [Line Items]            
Cash consideration transferred $ 212,300          
Number of earnout payments | earnout_payment 3          
Revenue of acquiree   97,000        
Net income of acquiree   $ 11,700        
Shellpoint Acquisition contingent consideration $ 42,800   $ 42,770 $ 0    
Total Consideration 435,400          
Goodwill 48,900          
Goodwill, expected tax deductible amount $ 46,700          
Fortress-managed funds            
Related Party Transaction [Line Items]            
Common stock, shares outstanding (in shares) | shares   500,000 500,000      
Number of options (in shares) | shares   4,100,000 4,100,000      
FIG LLC | Nationstar Mortgage LLC            
Related Party Transaction [Line Items]            
Interest in consumer loans         40.50%  
WMIH Corp | Nationstar Mortgage LLC            
Related Party Transaction [Line Items]            
Interest in consumer loans   2.50% 2.50%      
NRM Acquisition LLC | Shellpoint Partners LLC | Shellpoint Acquisition            
Related Party Transaction [Line Items]            
Equity interest acquired 100.00%          
Cash consideration transferred $ 212,300          
NRM Acquisition LLC | ShellPoint            
Related Party Transaction [Line Items]            
Earnout payment, maximum amount $ 60,000