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Other Income (Loss) Other Nonoperating Income (Expense) Expenses Operating Expenses [Abstract] Management fee to affiliate Management Fee Related Party Represents the amount of expenses for related party management fees. Other operating expenses Other Cost and Expense, Operating Compensation expense Labor and Related Expense Professional fees Professional Fees Other general and administrative expenses Other General and Administrative Expense Total general and administrative expenses General and Administrative Expense Total Expenses Noninterest Expense Income (loss) before income taxes Income (Loss) from Continuing Operations before Income Taxes, Noncontrolling Interest Income tax provision (benefit) Income Tax Expense (Benefit) Net income (loss) Net Income (Loss) Attributable to Parent Net income (loss) per common share - basic (in dollars per share) Earnings Per Share, Basic Net income (loss) per common share - diluted (in dollars per share) Earnings Per Share, Diluted Fair Value Disclosures [Abstract] Fair Value Measurements, Recurring and Nonrecurring [Table] Fair Value Measurements, Recurring and Nonrecurring [Table] Measurement Basis [Axis] Measurement Basis [Axis] Fair Value Measurement [Domain] Fair Value Measurement [Domain] Portion at Fair Value Measurement [Member] Portion at Fair Value Measurement [Member] Estimated Fair Value Estimate of Fair Value Measurement [Member] Fair Value Hierarchy and NAV [Axis] Fair Value Hierarchy and NAV [Axis] Fair Value Hierarchy and NAV [Domain] Fair Value Hierarchy and NAV [Domain] Level I Fair Value, Inputs, Level 1 [Member] Level II Fair Value, Inputs, Level 2 [Member] Level III Fair Value, Inputs, Level 3 [Member] Measurement Frequency [Axis] Measurement Frequency [Axis] Fair Value, Measurement Frequency [Domain] Fair Value, Measurement Frequency [Domain] Recurring basis Fair Value, Measurements, Recurring [Member] Asset Class [Axis] Asset Class [Axis] Asset Class [Domain] Asset Class [Domain] Assets Assets [Member] Financial Instrument [Axis] Financial Instrument [Axis] Financial Instruments [Domain] Financial Instruments [Domain] 20 Year Mortgage Mortgage Backed Securities Having20 Years Maturity Period [Member] Represents the mortgage-backed securities having maturity period of 20 years. 30 Year Mortgage Mortgage Backed Securities Having30 Years Maturity Period [Member] Represents the mortgage-backed securities having maturity period of 30 years. 40 Years Mortgage Mortgage Backed Securities Having 40 Years Maturity Period [Member] Mortgage Backed Securities Having 40 Years Maturity Period [Member] Agency RMBS Interest Only Strips Agency R M B S Interest Only Strips [Member] Interest-only and inverse interest-only securities issued as part of or collateralized with agency residential real estate mortgage loans (RMBS). Agency RMBS Interest-Only Strips accounted for as derivatives, included in MBS Agency And Non Agency Interest Only Strips Accounted For As Derivatives [Member] Interest-only and inverse interest-only securities issued as part of or collateralized with agency and non-agency mortgage backed securities (MBS), which are accounted for as derivatives with carrying value included in MBS on the balance sheet. Agency CMBS Commercial Mortgage Backed Securities Issued By Us Government Sponsored Enterprises [Member] Securities collateralized by commercial real estate mortgage loans, issued by US governmental sponsored enterprises. Agency CMBS Interest-Only Strips Agency Commercial Mortgage Backed Securities Interest Only Strips [Member] Interest-only securities issued collateralized by agency commercial real estate mortgage loans. Agency CMBS Interest-Only Strips accounted for as derivatives, included in MBS Agency Commercial Mortgage Backed Securities Interest Only Strips Accounted For As Derivatives [Member] Interest-only and inverse interest-only securities issued as part of or collateralized with agency commercial mortgage backed securities (MBS), which are accounted for as derivatives with carrying value included in MBS on the balance sheet. Agency MBS Agency Mortgage Backed Securities [Member] Securities collateralized by residential and commercial real estate mortgage loans, issued by US Government Sponsored Enterprises, such as Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation (FHLMC or Freddie Mac). 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Principal repayments Fair Value Measurement with Unobservable Inputs Reconciliation Recurring Basis Asset Principal Repayments Represents the amount of principal repayments of financial instrument classified as an asset measured using unobservable inputs that reflect the entity's own assumption about the assumptions market participants would use in pricing. Realized gains/(losses), net Fair Value Measurement with Unobservable Inputs Reconciliation Recurring Basis Asset Realized Gain (Loss) Included in Earnings Amount of realized gain (loss) recognized in the income statement for financial instrument classified as an asset measured using unobservable inputs that reflect the entity's own assumption about the assumptions market participants would use in pricing. Other than temporary impairment Other than temporary impairment Other than Temporary Impairment Losses, Investments, Portion Recognized in Earnings, Net, Available-for-sale Securities Unrealized gains/(losses), net Fair Value, Assets Measured on Recurring Basis, Change in Unrealized Gain (Loss) Unrealized gains (losses), net Fair Value, Liabilities Measured on Recurring Basis, Change in Unrealized Gain (Loss) Premium and discount amortization, net Accretion (Amortization) of Discounts and Premiums, Investments Ending balance Ending balance Unrealized gains/(losses), net on assets held at the end of the period Unrealized gains/(losses), net on assets held at the end of the period Debt Disclosure [Abstract] Schedule of Repurchase Agreement Counterparty [Table] Schedule of Repurchase Agreement Counterparty [Table] Counterparty Name [Axis] Counterparty Name [Axis] Counterparty Name [Domain] Counterparty Name [Domain] Credit Suisse AG, Cayman Islands Branch Credit Suisse Securities U S A L L C [Member] Represents information pertaining to the counterparty named Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC. Nomura Securities International, Inc. Rbc Barbados Trading Bank Corporation [Member] Represents information pertaining to the counterparty named RBC (Barbados) Trading Bank Corporation. Amounts of collateral at risk under its repurchase agreements greater than 10% of the Company's equity with any counterparty Repurchase Agreement Counterparty [Line Items] Amount Collateral at Risk, at fair value Repurchase Agreement Counterparty, Amount at Risk Weighted Average Remaining Maturity Repurchase Agreement Counterparty, Weighted Average Maturity of Agreements Percentage of Stockholders' Equity (as a percent) Repurchase Agreement Counterparty Percentage of Stockholder's Equity Represents the amount outstanding under the repurchase agreement as a percentage of stockholders' equity with a specific counterparty. 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Trust certificates, at fair value Trust Certificates, At Fair Value Trust Certificates, At Fair Value Number of counterparties to master repurchase agreement Number of Counterparties to Master Repurchase Agreement Represents the total number of counterparties to master repurchase agreement of the entity. Number of counterparties from whom the Company had borrowings Number of Counterparties from whom Entity Borrowed under Repurchase Agreement Represents the number of counterparties to repurchase agreement from whom the entity borrowed the funds. Certain characteristics of the Company's repurchase agreements Short-term Debt, Other Disclosures [Abstract] Borrowings under repurchase agreements Securities Sold under Agreements to Repurchase Repurchase agreements borrowings Securities Sold Under Agreements To Repurchase Before Amortization of Debt Issuance Costs Amount, after the effects of master netting arrangements, of funds outstanding borrowed in the form of a security repurchase agreement between the entity and another party for the sale and repurchase of identical or substantially the same securities at a date certain for a specified price. Includes liabilities not subject to a master netting arrangement and not elected to be offset. Includes unamortized debt issuance costs. Weighted Average Interest Rate on Borrowings Outstanding at end of period (as a percent) Short-term Debt, Weighted Average Interest Rate, at Point in Time Weighted Average Remaining Maturity (days) Debt Instrument, Weighted Average Remaining Maturity Period Represents the weighted average remaining term of debt instrument. Debt Instrument, Interest Rate, Effective Percentage Debt Instrument, Interest Rate, Effective Percentage Amount acquired, eliminated in consolidation Variable Interest Entity, Amount Acquired Amount acquired as interest in a consolidated Variable Interest Entity, which is eliminated in consolidation. 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Principal Balance Investment Owned, Balance, Principal Amount Unamortized Premium (Discount), net Available For Sale Securities, Unamortized Premium and Discount Represents the unamortized premium (discount) on available for sale securities. Discount Designated as Credit Reserve and OTTI Available for Sale Securities Discount Designated as Credit Reserve and OTTI Represents the discount designated as credit reserve and other than temporary impairment (OTTI) on available-for-sale securities. The discount is not accretable. 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Schedule of the fair value and contractual maturities of the Company's investment securities Investments Classified by Contractual Maturity Date [Table Text Block] Schedule of gross unrealized losses and estimated fair value of the Company's MBS and other securities by length of time that such securities have been in a continuous unrealized loss position Debt Securities, Available-for-sale, Unrealized Loss Position, Fair Value [Table Text Block] Schedule of other-than-temporary impairments the Company recorded on its securities portfolio Schedule of Other Than Temporary Impairment Losses, Investments [Table Text Block] Tabular disclosure of investments with other-than-temporary impairments recognized in earnings. 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Residential Portfolio Segment Current Coupon Rate Two Residential Portfolio Segment Current Coupon Rate Two [Member] Represents portfolio segment of the company's total financing receivables related to residential financing receivables with current coupon interest range two. Residential Portfolio Segment Current Coupon Rate Three Residential Portfolio Segment Current Coupon Rate Three [Member] Represents portfolio segment of the company's total financing receivables related to residential financing receivables with current coupon interest range three. Residential Portfolio Segment Current Coupon Rate Four Residential Portfolio Segment Current Coupon Rate Four [Member] Represents portfolio segment of the company's total financing receivables related to residential financing receivables with current coupon interest range four. 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Number of Loans SEC Schedule, 12-29, Real Estate Companies, Investment in Mortgage Loans on Real Estate, Number of Loans Original LTV Mortgage Loans On Real Estate Weighted Average Loan To Value Represents the percentage of weighted average mortgage loans on real estate to the value. Original FICO Score Mortgage Loans On Real Estate Weighted Average F ico Score Represents the weighted average FICO score on mortgage loans on real estate. Expected Life (in years) Mortgage Loans On Real Estate Weighted Average Life To Maturity Represents the weighted average life to maturity on mortgage loans on real estate. Contractual maturity (in years) Mortgage Loans on Real Estate, Contractual Maturity Contractual maturity for mortgage loan receivable on real estate. Interest Rate SEC Schedule, 12-29, Real Estate Companies, Investment in Mortgage Loans on Real Estate, Interest Rate Schedule of Long-term Debt Instruments [Table] Schedule of Long-term Debt Instruments [Table] Long-term Debt, Type [Axis] Long-term Debt, Type [Axis] Long-term Debt, Type [Domain] Long-term Debt, Type [Domain] Convertible Debt Convertible Debt [Member] Debt Instrument [Axis] Debt Instrument [Axis] Debt Instrument, Name [Domain] Debt Instrument, Name [Domain] 6.75% Convertible Senior Unsecured Notes Three Point Seventy Five Percent Convertible Senior Unsecured Notes [Member] Three Point Seventy Five Percent Convertible Senior Unsecured Notes [Member] Debt Instrument [Line Items] Debt Instrument [Line Items] Aggregate principal amount of 6.75% convertible senior unsecured notes Debt Instrument, Face Amount Interest rate, stated percentage Debt Instrument, Interest Rate, Stated Percentage Convertible notes, carrying amount of equity component Debt Instrument, Convertible, Underwriter Overallotment, Amount Debt Instrument, Convertible, Underwriter Overallotment, Amount Proceeds from issuance of long-term debt Proceeds from Issuance of Long-term Debt Convertible senior unsecured notes, earliest redemption period by company Debt Instrument, Convertible, Earliest Redemption Period By Company Debt Instrument, Convertible, Earliest Redemption Period By Company Redemption price, percentage Debt Instrument, Redemption Price, Percentage Convertible senior unsecured notes, conversion ratio Debt Instrument, Convertible, Conversion Ratio Convertible senior unsecured notes, conversion price (in dollars per share) Debt Instrument, Convertible, Conversion Price Residential Whole Loans and Bridge Loans Variable Interest Entity Disclosure [Text Block] Non-Agency RMBS and Non-Agency CMBS and other securities Residential Mortgage Backed Securities And Commercial Mortgage Backed Securities Issued By Private Enterprises [Member] Securities collateralized by residential and commercial real estate mortgage loans, issued by non-governmental sponsored enterprises. Discount Designated as Credit Reserve and OTTI Available for Sale Securities Discount Designated as Credit Reserve and OTTI [Roll Forward] Balance at beginning of period Realized credit losses Available For Sale Securities, Discount Designated as Credit Reserve and OTTI Realized Credit Loss Realized credit losses on investments in debt securities classified as available for sale. Purchases Other than Temporary Impairment, Credit Losses Recognized in Earnings, Additions, No Previous Impairment Sales Other than Temporary Impairment, Credit Losses Recognized in Earnings, Reductions, Securities Sold Other than temporary impairment Transfers/release of credit reserve Available for Sale Securities Discount Designated as Credit Reserve and OTTI Transfer or Release of Credit Reserve Represents the amount of transfer or release of credit reserve related to available for sale securities adjusted against discount designated as credit reserve and other than temporary impairment (OTTI). Balance at end of period Accretable Discount Available for Sale Securities Accretable Discount [Roll Forward] Balance at beginning of period Available for Sale Securities Accretable Discount Represents the amount of accretable discount on available for sale securities. Accretion of discount Available for Sale Securities Accretion of Discount The sum of the periodic adjustments of the differences between securities' face values and purchase prices that are charged against earnings. This is called accretion if the security was purchased at a discount. Purchases Available for Sale Securities Unamortized Discount Additions Securities Purchased This item represents an increase to the cumulative amount of accretable discount on available for sale securities due to securities purchased. Sales Available for Sale Securities Unamortized Discount Reductions Securities Sold This item represents a decrease to the cumulative amount of accretable discount on available for sale securities due to securities sold. Transfers/release of credit reserve Available for Sale Securities Accretable Discount Transfer or Release of Credit Reserve Represents the amount of transfer or release of credit reserve related to available for sale securities adjusted to accretable discount on available for sale securities. Balance at end of period Amortizable Premium Available for Sale Securities Unamortized Premium [Roll Forward] Beginning balance Available for Sale Securities, Unamortized Premium Represents the unamortized premium on available for sale securities. Amortization of premium Available for Sale Securities Amortization of Premiums The sum of the periodic adjustments of the differences between securities' face values and purchase prices that are charged against earnings. This is called amortization if security was purchased at a premium. Purchases Available for Sale Securities Unamortized Premium Additions Securities Purchased This item represents an increase to the cumulative amount of amortizable premium on available for sale securities due to securities purchased. Sales Available for Sale Securities Unamortized Premium Reductions Securities Sold This item represents a decrease to the cumulative amount of amortizable premium on available for sale securities due to securities sold. Transfers/release of credit reserve Available for Sale Securities Unamortized Premium Transfer or Release of Credit Reserve Represents the amount of transfer or release of credit reserve related to available for sale securities adjusted to amortizable premium on available for sale securities. Ending balance Derivative [Table] Derivative [Table] Forward starting interest rate swap Forward Starting Interest Rate Swap [Member] Represents forward starting interest rate swaps. Hedging Designation [Axis] Hedging Designation [Axis] Hedging Designation [Domain] Hedging Designation [Domain] Derivative instruments not accounted as hedges under GAAP Not Designated as Hedging Instrument [Member] Derivative Contract Term [Axis] Derivative Contract Term [Axis] Information pertaining to derivative contract term. Derivative Contract Term [Domain] Derivative Contract Term [Domain] Represents the term to maturity of derivative instrument. 1 Year or Less One Year Or Less [Member] Represents the term to maturity of derivative instruments one year or less. Greater than 1 Year and less than 3 years Greater Than One Year And Less Than Three Years [Member] Represents the term to maturity of derivative instrument between one year to three years. Greater than 3 years and less than 5 years Greater Than Three Years And Less Than Five Years [Member] Represents the term to maturity of derivative instrument between three years to five years. Greater than 5 years Greater Than Five Years [Member] Represents the term to maturity of derivative instruments greater than five years. Currency swaps and forwards Derivative [Line Items] Notional Amount Derivative, Notional Amount Average Fixed Pay Rate Derivative, Average Fixed Interest Rate Average Floating Receive Rate Derivative, Average Variable Interest Rate Average Maturity (Years) Derivative, Average Remaining Maturity Forward starting (as a percent) Derivative Instrument Forward Starting Swaps Percentage Represents the percentage of derivative instruments that are forward starting swaps as of the balance sheet date. Fair Value—Asset (Liability), net Derivative, Fair Value, Net Derivative instrument, weighted average forward starting date Derivative Instrument, Weighted Average Forward Starting Date Derivative Instrument, Weighted Average Forward Starting Date Schedule of presentation of selected unaudited results of operations Quarterly Financial Information [Table Text Block] Financial Instruments Owned and Pledged as Collateral [Table] Financial Instruments Owned and Pledged as Collateral [Table] Cash Cash [Member] Collateral Positions Financial Instruments Owned and Pledged as Collateral [Line Items] Amount of secured collateral Securities Sold under Agreements to Repurchase, Fair Value of Collateral Accrued interest Accrued Interest on Pledged Assets Represents the accrued interest on pledged asset. Pledged Assets Including Accrued Interest Pledged Assets Including Accrued Interest Represents the fair value of assets pledged and accrued interest. Assets Pledged- Fair Value Financial Instruments, Owned and Pledged as Collateral, at Fair Value Due from counterparties Securities Loaned, Collateral, Right to Reclaim Cash Due to counterparties Securities Purchased under Agreements to Resell, Collateral, Obligation to Return Cash Securities received as collateral Securities Purchased under Agreements to Resell, Fair Value of Collateral Stockholders' Equity Stockholders' Equity Note Disclosure [Text Block] Schedule of Components of Income Tax Expense (Benefit) Schedule of Components of Income Tax Expense (Benefit) [Table Text Block] Schedule of Deferred Tax Assets and Liabilities Schedule of Deferred Tax Assets and Liabilities [Table Text Block] Summary of Operating Loss Carryforwards Summary of Operating Loss Carryforwards [Table Text Block] Schedule of Effective Income Tax Rate Reconciliation Schedule of Effective Income Tax Rate Reconciliation [Table Text Block] Current Tax Provision (Benefit) Current Federal, State and Local, Tax Expense (Benefit) [Abstract] Federal Current Federal Tax Expense (Benefit) State Current State and Local Tax Expense (Benefit) Interest and Penalties Unrecognized Tax Benefits, Income Tax Penalties and Interest Expense Total Current Provision for Income Taxes, net Current Income Tax Expense (Benefit) Deferred Provision (Benefit) for Income Taxes Deferred Federal, State and Local, Tax Expense (Benefit) [Abstract] Federal Deferred Federal Income Tax Expense (Benefit) State Deferred State and Local Income Tax Expense (Benefit) Total Deferred Benefit for Income Taxes, net Deferred Income Tax Expense (Benefit) Income Tax Expense (Benefit) Income Statement [Abstract] Securitized debt interest expense held by affiliate Securitized Debt Interest Expense Held By Affiliate Securitized Debt Interest Expense Held By Affiliate Schedule of gross and net information about the Company's assets and liabilities subject to master netting arrangements Offsetting Assets [Table Text Block] Position [Axis] Position [Axis] Position [Domain] Position [Domain] Long Long [Member] Short Short [Member] Equity Option Equity Option [Member] Us Treasury Futures Us Treasury Futures [Member] U.S. Treasury futures. Derivative [Line Items] Notional amount, assets Derivative Asset, Notional Amount Notional amount, liabilities Derivative Liability, Notional Amount Derivative liability, at fair value Total derivative instruments Current income tax expense (benefit) Excise tax expense Excise and Sales Taxes Income Tax Contingency [Table] Income Tax Contingency [Table] Valuation Allowance by Deferred Tax Asset [Axis] Valuation Allowance by Deferred Tax Asset [Axis] Deferred Tax Asset [Domain] Deferred Tax Asset [Domain] Operating Loss Carryforwards [Member] Operating Loss Carryforwards [Member] Operating Loss Carryforwards [Member] Consolidated Entities [Axis] Consolidated Entities [Axis] Consolidated Entities [Domain] Consolidated Entities [Domain] Taxable REIT Subsidiary [Member] Taxable REIT Subsidiary [Member] Taxable REIT Subsidiary [Member] Income Tax Authority [Axis] Income Tax Authority [Axis] Income Tax Authority [Domain] Income Tax Authority [Domain] State and Local Jurisdiction [Member] State and Local Jurisdiction [Member] Domestic Tax Authority [Member] Domestic Tax Authority [Member] Tax Period [Axis] Tax Period [Axis] Tax Period [Domain] Tax Period [Domain] Tax Year 2015 [Member] Tax Year 2015 [Member] Income Tax Contingency [Line Items] Income Tax Contingency [Line Items] Net capital loss carry-forward Deferred Tax Assets, Capital Loss Carryforwards Net operating loss available for carry-back and carry-forward Deferred Tax Assets, Operating Loss Carryforwards Deferred Tax Assets, Valuation Allowance Deferred Tax Assets, Valuation Allowance Net deferred tax liability Deferred Tax Liabilities, Net Related Party Transactions [Abstract] Schedule of Related Party Transactions, by Related Party [Table] Schedule of Related Party Transactions, by Related Party [Table] Western Asset Management Company Western Asset Management Company [Member] Represents Western Asset Management Company, an investment advisor registered with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, or the SEC, and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Legg Mason, Inc., or Legg Mason (NYSE: LM). Related Party Transactions Related Party Transaction [Line Items] Management fees (as a percent) Related Party Transaction, Management Fee Percentage Represents the percentage of the entity's stockholders' equity which is payable to the related party by the entity as a management fee. Renewal term of management agreement Related Party Transaction, Renewal Term of Management Agreement Represents the term of the renewal period under the management agreement. Proportion of affirmative votes by the entity's independent directors to terminate the Management Agreement (as a percent) Related Party Transaction, Affirmative Votes Required to Terminate Management Agreement Following Initial Term Represents the proportion of affirmative votes required by the entity's independent directors to terminate the management agreement following initial term. Proportion of votes required by the entity's independent directors for acceptance of reduction in management fees (as a percent) Related Party Transaction, Affirmative Votes Required for Accepting Reduction in Management Fees Represents the proportion of affirmative votes required by the entity's independent directors for acceptance of reduction in management fees. Notice period to terminate the Management Agreement following initial term Related Party Transaction, Notice Period to Terminate Management Agreement Following Initial Term Represents the notice period required to be given by the entity to terminate the management agreement following initial term. Prior period over which management fees were incurred used to calculate the termination fee under the Management Agreement Related Party Transaction, Prior Period of Incurred Management Fees Used to Calculate Termination Fee of Management Agreement Represents the prior period over which management fees were incurred used to calculate the termination fee under the management agreement. Notice period to terminate the Management Agreement for cause Related Party Transaction, Notice Period to Terminate Management Agreement for Cause Represents the notice period required to be given by the entity to terminate the management agreement for cause. Management fees Reimbursable employee costs Related Party Transaction Employee Benefit Costs Advanced Represents the amount of employee benefit costs that were advanced by during the period and reimbursable to the related party. Management fees incurred but not yet paid Management Fees Due to Related Party Represents the amount of management fees, which was included in payable to related party as of the balance sheet date. Accounts payable, related parties Accounts Payable, Related Parties Share-based Compensation [Abstract] Share-Based Payments Disclosure of Compensation Related Costs, Share-based Payments [Text Block] Secured Debt [Member] Secured Debt [Member] Class A Commercial Mortgage Pass-Through Certificate, Class A [Member] Commercial Mortgage Pass-Through Certificate, Class A [Member] Class B Commercial Mortgage Pass-Through Certificate, Class B [Member] Commercial Mortgage Pass-Through Certificate, Class B [Member] Class C Commercial Mortgage Pass-Through Certificate, Class C [Member] Commercial Mortgage Pass-Through Certificate, Class C [Member] Class D Commercial Mortgage Pass-Through Certificate, Class D [Member] Commercial Mortgage Pass-Through Certificate, Class D [Member] Class E Commercial Mortgage Pass-Through Certificate, Class E [Member] Commercial Mortgage Pass-Through Certificate, Class E [Member] Class F Commercial Mortgage Pass-Through Certificate, Class F [Member] Commercial Mortgage Pass-Through Certificate, Class F [Member] Class G Commercial Mortgage Pass-Through Certificate, Class G [Member] Commercial Mortgage Pass-Through Certificate, Class G [Member] Class HRR Commercial Mortgage Pass-Through Certificate, Class HRR [Member] Commercial Mortgage Pass-Through Certificate, Class HRR [Member] Class X-CP Commercial Mortgage Pass-Through Certificate, Class X-CP [Member] Commercial Mortgage Pass-Through Certificate, Class X-CP [Member] Class X-EXT Commercial Mortgage Pass-Through Certificate, Class X-EXT [Member] Commercial Mortgage Pass-Through Certificate, Class X-EXT [Member] Principal Balance Long-term Debt, Gross Coupon Debt Instrument, Premium, Coupon Rate Debt Instrument, Premium, Coupon Rate Fair Value Long-term Debt Notional amount of nonderivative instruments Notional Amount of Nonderivative Instruments Derivative Instruments Derivative Instruments and Hedging Activities Disclosure [Text Block] Accounting Policies [Abstract] Basis of Presentation and Consolidation Basis of Accounting, Policy [Policy Text Block] Variable Interest Entity Consolidation, Variable Interest Entity, Policy [Policy Text Block] Use of Estimates Use of Estimates, Policy [Policy Text Block] Earnings (Loss) per share Earnings Per Share, Policy [Policy Text Block] Offering Costs Offering Costs [Policy Text Block] Represents the accounting policies related to offering costs. Cash and Cash Equivalents Cash and Cash Equivalents, Unrestricted Cash and Cash Equivalents, Policy [Policy Text Block] Valuation of financial instruments Fair Value of Financial Instruments, Policy [Policy Text Block] Mortgage-Backed Securities and Other Securities Investment, Policy [Policy Text Block] Residential Whole-Loans / Residential Bridge Loans Finance, Loans and Leases Receivable, Policy [Policy Text Block] Interest income recognition Revenue Recognition, Interest [Policy Text Block] Purchases and Sales of Investments Marketable Securities, Policy [Policy Text Block] Foreign Currency Transactions Foreign Currency Transactions and Translations Policy [Policy Text Block] Due From Counterparties/Due To Counterparties Due from and Due to Counterparties [Policy Text Block] Disclosure of accounting policy for due from and due to counterparties. Due from counterparties represents cash posted with counterparties and due to counterparties represents cash posted with the entity by its counterparties as collateral under derivative agreements. Derivatives and Hedging Activities Derivatives, Policy [Policy Text Block] Repurchase Agreements and Reverse Repurchase Agreements Repurchase Agreements, Collateral, Policy [Policy Text Block] Securitized Debt Debt, Policy [Policy Text Block] Share-based compensation Share-based Compensation, Option and Incentive Plans Policy [Policy Text Block] Warrants Warrants [Policy Text Block] Describes the entity's accounting policy for warrants. Income taxes Income Tax, Policy [Policy Text Block] Comprehensive Income (Loss) Comprehensive Income, Policy [Policy Text Block] Recently adopted accounting pronouncements New Accounting Pronouncements, Policy [Policy Text Block] Statement of Cash Flows [Abstract] Cash flows from operating activities: Net Cash Provided by (Used in) Operating Activities, Continuing Operations [Abstract] Adjustments to reconcile net income (loss) to net cash provided by operating activities: Adjustments, Noncash Items, to Reconcile Net Income (Loss) to Cash Provided by (Used in) Operating Activities [Abstract] Premium amortization and (discount accretion) on investments, net Interest income earned added to principal of securities Interest Income Earned Added to Principal of Mortgage-backed Securities and Other Securities Represents interest income earned added to principal of Mortgage-backed securities and other securities. Amortization of deferred financing costs Amortization of Debt Issuance Costs Amortization of discount on convertible senior unsecured notes Debt Conversion, Converted Instrument, Amortization of Convertible Debt Discount (Premium) Debt Conversion, Converted Instrument, Amortization of Convertible Debt Discount (Premium) Restricted stock amortization Restricted Stock or Unit Expense Premium amortization for MAC interest rate swaps Premium Amortization For Market Agreed Coupon Interest Rate Swaps Represents the amount of premium amortization for market agreed coupon interest rate swaps recorded during the period. Interest payments and basis recovered on MAC interest rate swaps Interests Payments And Basis Recovered On Market Agreed Coupon Interest Rate Swaps Represents the cash outflows on interest payments and basis recovered on market agreed coupon (MAC) interest rate swaps during the period. Premium on purchase of Residential Whole-Loans Premium On Purchase Of Residential Whole Loans Represents the amount of premium recorded on purchase of residential whole loans during the period. Premium on purchase of Residential Bridge Loans Premium on Purchase of Residential Bridge Loans Premium on Purchase of Residential Bridge Loans Premium on purchase of securitized commercial loans Premium On Purchase Of Securitized Commercial Loans Premium On Purchase Of Securitized Commercial Loans Unrealized (gain) loss, net Unrealized Gain (Loss) on Investments Unrealized loss on derivative instruments, net Unrealized Gain (Loss) on Derivatives Realized (gain) loss on sale of investments, net (Gain) loss on derivatives, net Realized Gain (Loss) on Derivatives on Securities yet to be Announced Represents the amount realized gain or loss on derivatives securities which are yet to be announced. Loss (gain) on foreign currency transactions, net Foreign Currency Transaction Gain (Loss), Realized Changes in operating assets and liabilities: Increase (Decrease) in Operating Capital [Abstract] Decrease (increase) in accrued interest receivable Increase (Decrease) in Accrued Interest Receivable, Net Decrease (increase) in other assets Increase (Decrease) in Other Operating Assets Increase (decrease) in accrued interest payable Increase (Decrease) in Interest Payable, Net Increase (decrease) in accounts payable and accrued expenses Increase (Decrease) in Accounts Payable and Accrued Liabilities Increase (decrease) in payable to related party Increase (Decrease) in Due to Related Parties Net cash provided by operating activities Net Cash Provided by (Used in) Operating Activities, Continuing Operations Cash flows from investing activities: Net Cash Provided by (Used in) Investing Activities, Continuing Operations [Abstract] Purchase of securities Payments to Acquire Mortgage-backed Securities (MBS), Available-for-sale Proceeds from sale of securities Proceeds from Sale of Mortgage-backed Securities (MBS), Available-for-sale Principal repayments and basis recovered on securities Proceeds from Maturities, Prepayments and Calls of Debt Securities, Available-for-sale Purchase of Residential Whole Loans Purchase Of Residential Whole Loans Represents the payments to purchase residential whole-loans. Principal repayments on Residential Whole Loans Principal Payments On Residential Whole Loans Represents the proceeds from collection of principal payments on residential whole-loans. Purchase of commercial loans Purchase of Commercial Whole Loans Represents the payments to purchase commercial whole-loans. Principal repayments on commercial loans Principal Payments on Commercial Whole-Loans Represents the proceeds from collection of principal payments on commercial whole-loans. Purchase of securitized commercial loan Purchase Of Securitized Commercial Loan Represents the payments to purchase securitized commercial loan. Principal repayments on securitized commercial loan Principal Repayments On Securitized Commercial Loan Principal Repayments On Securitized Commercial Loan Purchase of Residential Bridge Loans Purchase of Residential Bridge Loans Purchase of Residential Bridge Loans Purchase of Residential Bridge Loans Principal Repayments on Residential Bridge Loans Principal Repayments on Residential Bridge Loans Payment of premium for option derivatives Payments of Premium for Option Derivatives Represents the amount of premium paid on derivative option. Premium received from option derivatives Proceeds from Premium for Option Derivatives Represents the amount of proceeds received on derivative option. Premium for credit default swaps, net Premium Received From Credit Default Swap Premium Received From Credit Default Swap Net settlements of TBAs Proceeds Repayment from Settlement of Derivatives on Securities yet to be Announced Represents the cash inflow or outflow due to settlement of derivatives on securities which are yet to be announced. Proceeds from (Payments on) termination of futures, net Payment On Termination of Futures Cash outflow on termination of futures. Proceeds from sale of interest rate swaptions Proceeds from Sale of Interest Rate Swaption The cash inflow from the sale of interest rate swaptions. Premium for MAC interest rate swaps, net Premium For Market Agreed Coupons Interest Rate Swaps Represents the amount of net premium paid on market agreed coupon (MAC) interest rate swaps during the period. Due from counterparties Increase Decrease In Due From Counterparties, Investing Activities The increase or decrease in due from counterparties under investing activities. Proceeds from termination of foreign currency swaps Payments On Termination Of Foreign Currency Swaps Represents cash inflows or outflows on termination of foreign currency swaps during the period. Payments on total return swaps Payments On Total Return Swaps Represents cash inflows or outflows related to total return swaps. Interest payments and basis recovered on MAC interest rate swaps Payment Of Interests And Basis Recovered On Market Agreed Coupon Interest Rate Swaps Represents cash inflows or outflows on interest payments and basis recovered on market agreed coupon (MAC) interest rate swaps during the period. Premium for interest rate swaptions, net Payments of Premium for Interest Rate Swaption Represents the amount of premium paid on interest rate swaption. Net cash provided by (used in) investing activities Net Cash Provided by (Used in) Investing Activities, Continuing Operations Cash flows from financing activities: Net Cash Provided by (Used in) Financing Activities, Continuing Operations [Abstract] Payment of offering costs Repurchase of common stock Payments for Repurchase of Common Stock Proceeds from sale of treasury stock Proceeds from Sale of Treasury Stock Proceeds from repurchase agreement borrowings Proceeds from Securities Sold under Agreements to Repurchase The cash inflow from investments sold under the agreement to repurchase such investment. Proceeds from convertible note offering Proceeds from Securities Sold under Repurchase Agreements to Repurchase Underlying Linked Transactions The cash inflow from the sale of securities underlying linked transactions. Repayments of repurchase agreement borrowings Payments for Securities Sold under Agreements to Repurchase The cash outflow for investments sold under the agreement to repurchase such investment. Repayment of cash overdraft Proceeds from (Repayments of) Bank Overdrafts Proceeds from securitized debt Proceeds from Issuance of Secured Debt Repayments of securitized debt Repayments of Secured Debt Proceeds from forward contracts Proceeds from Derivative Instrument, Financing Activities Repayments of forward contracts Payments for Derivative Instrument, Financing Activities Payments made for deferred financing costs Payments of Financing Costs Due from counterparties, net Increase (Decrease) Due from Counterparties The increase or decrease in cash posted with counterparties as collateral. Due to counterparties, net Increase (Decrease) Due to Counterparties The increase or decrease in cash posted with the entity by counterparties as collateral. Increase in other liabilities Proceeds from (Payments for) Other Financing Activities Dividends paid on common stock Payments of Dividends Net cash provided by (used in) financing activities Net Cash Provided by (Used in) Financing Activities, Continuing Operations Effect of exchange rate changes on cash and cash equivalents Effect of Exchange Rate on Cash, Continuing Operations Net increase in cash and cash equivalents Cash, Cash Equivalents, Restricted Cash and Restricted Cash Equivalents, Period Increase (Decrease), Including Exchange Rate Effect Cash, cash equivalents and restricted cash beginning of period Cash, Cash Equivalents, Restricted Cash and Restricted Cash Equivalents Cash, cash equivalents and restricted cash end of period Supplemental disclosure of operating cash flow information: Additional Cash Flow Elements and Supplemental Cash Flow Information [Abstract] Interest paid Interest Paid, Excluding Capitalized Interest, Operating Activities Income taxes paid Income Taxes Paid Supplemental disclosure of non-cash financing/investing activities: Cash Flow, Noncash Investing and Financing Activities Disclosure [Abstract] Underwriting and offering costs payable Debt Issuance Costs Incurred During Noncash or Partial Noncash Transaction Repurchase of common stock, not settled Payments for Repurchase of Common Stock, Not Settled Payments for Repurchase of Common Stock, Not Settled Securities purchased, not settled Mortgage Backed Securities Purchased Not Settled Represents the payables for mortgage-backed securities and other securities purchased for which settlement has not taken place. Net unsettled TBAs Net Securities Unsettled Yet To Be Announced Represents the net unsettled amount of securities not yet announced. Derivative collateral offset against derivatives Variation Margin Offset Against Derivatives Variation Margin Offset Against Derivatives Dividends and distributions declared, not paid Dividends Payable Principal payments of Residential Whole Loans, not settled Principal Payments Of Residential Whole Loans, Not Settled Represents the principal payments of residential whole-loans for which settlement has not taken place. Principal payments of Residential Bridge Loans, not settled Principal Payments of Residential Bridge Loans Not Settled Principal Payments of Residential Bridge Loans Not Settled Other assets Noncash or Part Noncash Acquisition, Other Assets Acquired Summary of restricted common stock vesting dates Restricted Common Stock Vesting Dates [Table Text Block] Tabular disclosure of the restricted common stock vesting dates. Schedule of restricted stock activity Schedule of Share-based Compensation, Restricted Stock Units Award Activity [Table Text Block] Fair Value, by Balance Sheet Grouping [Table] Fair Value, by Balance Sheet Grouping [Table] Carrying Value Reported Value Measurement [Member] Fair Value, Balance Sheet Grouping, Financial Statement Captions [Line Items] Fair Value, Balance Sheet Grouping, Financial Statement Captions [Line Items] Mortgage Loans on Real Estate, Carrying Amount of Mortgages Residential Bridge Loans, Fair Value Disclosure Residential Bridge Loans, Fair Value Disclosure Borrowings under repurchase agreements Securities Loaned or Sold under Agreements to Repurchase, Fair Value Disclosure Convertible senior unsecured notes Convertible Debt, Fair Value Disclosures Total Statement of Financial Position [Abstract] Assets: Assets [Abstract] Cash and cash equivalents Cash and Cash Equivalents, at Carrying Value Restricted cash Restricted Cash Residential Whole-Loans, at fair value ($1,041,885 and $237,423 pledged as collateral, at fair value, respectively) Residential Whole loans Fair Value Disclosure Fair value of residential whole-loans held for investments. Residential Bridge Loans ($211,999 and $64,526 at fair value and $221,486 and $106,673 pledged as collateral, respectively) Residential Bridge Loan Residential Bridge Loan Securitized commercial loans, at fair value Securitized Commercial Loan, At Fair Value Fair value of securitized commercial loan for investment. Commercial Loans, at fair value ($196,123 and $0 pledged as collateral, at fair value, respectively) Commercial Loan, At Fair Value Commercial Loan, At Fair Value Commercial Loan, At Fair Value Pledged Assets Separately Reported, Loans Pledged as Collateral, at Fair Value Investment related receivable Receivables from Brokers-Dealers and Clearing Organizations Interest receivable Interest Receivable Due from counterparties Cash Collateral Carrying Value Carrying amount as of the balance sheet date of cash collateral held by counterparties for derivatives or borrowings under repurchase agreements. Derivative assets, at fair value Other assets Other Assets Total assets Assets Liabilities and Stockholders' Equity: Liabilities and Equity [Abstract] Liabilities: Liabilities [Abstract] Repurchase agreements, net Convertible senior unsecured notes, net Convertible Debt, Noncurrent Securitized debt, at fair value (includes $246,802 and $10,945 held by affiliates, respectively) Interest payable (includes $816 and $70 on securitized debt held by affiliates, respectively) Interest Payable Investment related payables Investment-related Liabilities Due to counterparties Due to Counterparties Carrying Value Net The carrying value, as of the balance sheet date, of the obligation to return collateral (including cash) to counterparties. Derivative liability, at fair value Accounts payable and accrued expenses Accounts Payable and Accrued Liabilities Payable to affiliate Due to Related Parties Dividend payable Other liabilities Other Liabilities Total liabilities Liabilities Commitments and contingencies Commitments and Contingencies Stockholders' Equity: Stockholders' Equity Attributable to Parent [Abstract] Common stock, $0.01 par value, 500,000,000 shares authorized, and 48,116,379 and 41,794,079 outstanding, respectively Common Stock, Value, Issued Preferred stock, $0.01 par value, 100,000,000 shares authorized and no shares outstanding Preferred Stock, Value, Issued Treasury stock, at cost 0 and 125,722 shares held, respectively Treasury Stock, Value Additional paid-in capital Additional Paid in Capital Retained earnings (accumulated deficit) Retained Earnings (Accumulated Deficit) Total Stockholders' Equity Total Liabilities and Stockholders' Equity Liabilities and Equity Investments Classified By Contractual Maturity Date [Axis] Investments Classified By Contractual Maturity Date [Axis] Information by maturities of an entity's investments. Investments Classified By Contractual Maturity Date [Domain] Investments Classified By Contractual Maturity Date [Domain] Providing information by maturities of an entity's investments. Less than or equal to 10 years Investments Contractual Maturity Less Than Or Equal To Ten Years [Member] Period of maturity for a group of investment portfolio which mature within 10 years. More than 10 years and less than or equal to 20 years Investments Contractual Maturity10 To20 Years [Member] Period of maturity for a group of investment portfolio which mature between 10 years and 20 years. More than 20 years and less than or equal to 30 years Investments Contractual Maturity20 To30 Years [Member] Period of maturity for a group of investment portfolio which mature between 20 years and 30 years. More than 30 years Investments Contractual Maturity Over30 Years [Member] Period of maturity for a group of investment portfolio which mature over 30 years. Credit Default Swap Credit Default Swap [Member] Derivative [Line Items] Derivative liabilities TBAs To Be Announced Securities [Member] Represents information pertaining to to-be-announced securities. To Be Announced Purchase Contracts To Be Announced Purchase Contracts [Member] To Be Announced Purchase Contracts [Member] Notional amount, liabilities Derivative liability, notional amount, net Derivative Liability Notional Amount Net Net nominal or face amount used to calculate payments on the derivative liability. Derivative, fair value, net Changes in notional amount Derivative Notional Amount [Roll Forward] Notional Amount at the beginning of the period Additions Derivative Notional Amount Additions Represents the addition to total monetary amount specified by the derivative asset(s). Expressed as an absolute value. Settlement, Termination, Expiration or Exercise Derivative Notional Amount Terminated and Settled Represents the aggregate termination value of derivative contracts, upon settlement that were terminated, settled or expired during the period. Notional Amount at the end of the period Variable Rate [Axis] Variable Rate [Axis] Variable Rate [Domain] Variable Rate [Domain] London Interbank Offered Rate (LIBOR) London Interbank Offered Rate (LIBOR) [Member] London Interbank Offered Rate (LIBOR) Floor London Interbank Offered Rate (LIBOR) Floor [Member] London Interbank Offered Rate (LIBOR) Floor [Member] London Interbank Offered Rate (LIBOR) Cap London Interbank Offered Rate (LIBOR) Cap [Member] London Interbank Offered Rate (LIBOR) Cap [Member] Trust Certificate Trust Certificate [Member] Trust Certificate [Member] Legal Entity [Axis] Legal Entity [Axis] Entity [Domain] Entity [Domain] SBC Loan 3 [Member] SBC Loan 3 [Member] SBC Loan 3 [Member] Number of VIEs, as primary beneficiary Variable Interest Entity, Number of Entity Number of variable interest entity, of which the Entity has been determined as the primary beneficiary. VIE, consolidated, carrying amount, assets Variable Interest Entity, Consolidated, Carrying Amount, Assets Variable interest entity, fair value Variable Interest Entity, Fair Value The fair value of interest in consolidated variable interest entity, which is eliminated in consolidation. Loans receivable, basis spread on variable rate Loans Receivable, Basis Spread on Variable Rate, During Period Debt instrument, basis spread on variable rate Debt Instrument, Basis Spread on Variable Rate Loans receivable, extension period Loans Receivable, Extension Period Loans Receivable, Extension Period Securitized debt Debt instrument, repurchase amount Debt Instrument, Repurchase Amount VIE, consolidated, number of commercial loan trusts Variable Interest Entity, Consolidated, Number Of Commercial Loan Trusts Variable Interest Entity, Consolidated, Number Of Commercial Loan Trusts Repurchase Agreements and Similar Transactions, Maturity Periods [Axis] Repurchase Agreements and Similar Transactions, Maturity Periods [Axis] Assets Sold under Agreements to Repurchase, Maturity Period [Domain] Repurchase Agreements and Similar Transactions, Maturity Periods [Domain] Overnight Maturity Overnight [Member] 1 to 29 days Maturity Less than 30 Days [Member] 30 to 59 days Maturity30 To59 Days [Member] Represents the period of maturity for a group of securities or other assets sold under repurchase agreements, which mature between 30 days and 59 days from the reporting date. 60 to 89 days Maturity60 To89 Days [Member] Represents the period of maturity for a group of securities or other assets sold under repurchase agreements, which mature between 60 days and 89 days from the reporting date. 90 to 119 days Maturity90 To119 Days [Member] Represents the period of maturity for a group of securities or other assets sold under repurchase agreements, which mature between 90 days and 119 days from the reporting date. Greater than or equal to 120 days Maturity Over119 Days [Member] Represents the period of maturity for a group of securities or other assets sold under repurchase agreements, which mature over 119 days from the reporting date. Repurchase agreements Summary of Significant Accounting Policies Basis of Presentation and Significant Accounting Policies [Text Block] Fair Value Measurement Inputs and Valuation Techniques [Table] Fair Value Measurement Inputs and Valuation Techniques [Table] Valuation Approach and Technique [Axis] Valuation Approach and Technique [Axis] Valuation Approach and Technique [Domain] Valuation Approach and Technique [Domain] Discounted Cash Flow Valuation Technique, Discounted Cash Flow [Member] Measurement Input Type [Axis] Measurement Input Type [Axis] Measurement Input Type [Domain] Measurement Input Type [Domain] Measurement Input, Discount Rate Measurement Input, Discount Rate [Member] Measurement Input, Expected Term Measurement Input, Expected Term [Member] Measurement Input, Basis Spread Measurement Input, Basis Spread [Member] Measurement Input, Basis Spread [Member] Weighted Average Weighted Average [Member] Fair Value Measurement Inputs and Valuation Techniques [Line Items] Fair Value Measurement Inputs and Valuation Techniques [Line Items] Loans held-for-sale, measurement input Loans Held-for-sale, Measurement Input Loans held-for-sale, term Loans Held-for-sale, Term Fair Values Derivatives, Balance Sheet Location, by Derivative Contract Type [Table] Fair Values Derivatives, Balance Sheet Location, by Derivative Contract Type [Table] Futures contracts Future [Member] Derivative Instruments Derivatives, Fair Value [Line Items] Notional Amount Notional Disclosures [Abstract] Estimated Fair Value Derivative, Fair Value, Net [Abstract] Estimated Fair value, assets Fair Value of Financial Instruments Fair Value Disclosures [Text Block] Residential Whole-Loan And Residential Bridge Loan Residential Whole-Loan And Residential Bridge Loan [Member] Residential Whole-Loan And Residential Bridge Loan [Member] Residential Whole-Loans, at fair value ($1,041,885 and $237,423 pledged as collateral, at fair value, respectively) Residential Bridge Loans ($211,766 and $64,526 at fair value and $221,486 and $106,673 pledged as collateral, respectively) Commercial Loan, at fair value Interest payable Fair value of residential whole-loans pledged as collateral Pledged Residential Whole Loans The fair value, as of the date of each statement of financial position presented, of residential whole-loans held for investments, and pledged as collateral. Residential bridge loan. at fair value Residential Bridge Loan. At Fair Value Residential Bridge Loan. At Fair Value Noncontrolling Interest [Table] Noncontrolling Interest [Table] Noncontrolling Interest [Line Items] Noncontrolling Interest [Line Items] Earnings Per Share [Abstract] Numerator: Net Income (Loss) Available to Common Stockholders Basic and Diluted [Abstract] Net income (loss) attributable to common stockholders and participating securities for basic and diluted earnings per share Less: Dividends and undistributed earnings allocated to participating securities Participating Securities, Distributed and Undistributed Earnings (Loss), Basic Net income (loss) allocable to common stockholders - basic and diluted Net Income (Loss) Available to Common Stockholders, Basic Denominator: Weighted Average Number of Shares Outstanding, Diluted [Abstract] Weighted average common shares outstanding for basic earnings per share Weighted Average Number of Shares Issued, Basic Weighted average common shares outstanding for diluted earnings per share Weighted Average Number of Shares Outstanding, Diluted Summary of certain characteristics of the Company's repurchase agreements Schedule of Repurchase Agreements [Table Text Block]