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INVESTMENTS IN CONSUMER LOANS - Narrative (Details)

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INVESTMENTS IN CONSUMER LOANS - Narrative (Details) - USD ($)
$ / shares in Units, $ in Thousands, shares in Millions
1 Months Ended 3 Months Ended
Feb. 28, 2017
Mar. 31, 2020
Dec. 31, 2019
Schedule of Equity Method Investments [Line Items]      
Reduction to retained earnings   $ 1,059,706 $ (549,733)
Warrants   $ 25,519 28,042
WarrantCo | Consumer Portfolio Segment      
Schedule of Equity Method Investments [Line Items]      
Exercise price (in dollars per share) $ 0.01    
LoanCo | Consumer Portfolio Segment      
Schedule of Equity Method Investments [Line Items]      
Total purchase agreement amount $ 5,000,000    
Term of purchase contract (in years) 2 years    
Consumer Loan Companies      
Schedule of Equity Method Investments [Line Items]      
Ownership interest   53.50%  
Cumulative Effect, Period of Adoption, Adjustment      
Schedule of Equity Method Investments [Line Items]      
Reduction to retained earnings     $ (30,453)
Consumer Loans | Cumulative Effect, Period of Adoption, Adjustment      
Schedule of Equity Method Investments [Line Items]      
Reduction to retained earnings   $ 19,700  
Series F Convertible Preferred Stock | Consumer Loan Seller | New Residential and Co Investors | Consumer Portfolio Segment      
Schedule of Equity Method Investments [Line Items]      
Number of warrants to be purchased (in shares) 177.7