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INVESTMENTS IN EXCESS MORTGAGE SERVICING RIGHTS - Summary of Excess MSRs Made Through Equity Method Investees (Details)

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INVESTMENTS IN EXCESS MORTGAGE SERVICING RIGHTS - Summary of Excess MSRs Made Through Equity Method Investees (Details) - USD ($)
$ in Thousands
3 Months Ended
Mar. 31, 2020
Dec. 31, 2019
Schedule of Investments in Mortgage Servicing Rights [Line Items]    
Carrying Value $ 5,538,815 $ 5,686,233
Weighted Average Life (Years) 1 year 2 months 12 days  
Excess MSRs Investees    
Schedule of Investments in Mortgage Servicing Rights [Line Items]    
New Residential Interest in Investees 50.00% 50.00%
Excess MSRs Investees | Original and Recaptured Pools    
Schedule of Investments in Mortgage Servicing Rights [Line Items]    
New Residential Interest in Investees 50.00%  
Excess MSRs Investees | Original and Recaptured Pools | Agency    
Schedule of Investments in Mortgage Servicing Rights [Line Items]    
Unpaid Principal Balance $ 33,251,300  
Investee Interest in Excess MSR 66.70%  
New Residential Interest in Investees 50.00%  
Amortized Cost Basis $ 165,403  
Carrying Value $ 214,950  
Weighted Average Life (Years) 5 years 7 months 6 days