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INVESTMENTS IN REAL ESTATE AND OTHER SECURITIES - Summary of Real Estate Securities in an Unrealized Loss Position - Associated Intent to Sell (Details)

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INVESTMENTS IN REAL ESTATE AND OTHER SECURITIES - Summary of Real Estate Securities in an Unrealized Loss Position - Associated Intent to Sell (Details)
3 Months Ended
Mar. 31, 2019
USD ($)
Debt Securities, Available-for-sale [Line Items]  
Unrealized losses reflected in other comprehensive income $ 0
Securities New Residential intends to sell  
Debt Securities, Available-for-sale [Line Items]  
Fair Value 0
Amortized Cost Basis After Impairment 0
Unrealized Credit Losses 0
Unrealized Non-Credit Losses 0
Securities New Residential is more likely than not to be required to sell  
Debt Securities, Available-for-sale [Line Items]  
Fair Value 0
Amortized Cost Basis After Impairment 0
Unrealized Credit Losses 0
Credit impaired securities  
Debt Securities, Available-for-sale [Line Items]  
Fair Value 640,137,000
Amortized Cost Basis After Impairment 658,765,000
Unrealized Credit Losses (7,516,000)
Unrealized Non-Credit Losses (18,628,000)
Non-credit impaired securities  
Debt Securities, Available-for-sale [Line Items]  
Fair Value 788,195,000
Amortized Cost Basis After Impairment 820,444,000
Unrealized Credit Losses 0
Unrealized Non-Credit Losses (32,249,000)
Total debt securities in an unrealized loss position  
Debt Securities, Available-for-sale [Line Items]  
Fair Value 1,428,332,000
Amortized Cost Basis After Impairment 1,479,209,000
Unrealized Credit Losses (7,516,000)
Unrealized Non-Credit Losses $ (50,877,000)