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Document and entity information Document (USD $)
In Millions, except Share data, unless otherwise specified
12 Months Ended
Dec. 31, 2014
Feb. 19, 2015
Jun. 30, 2014
Document Information [Abstract]      
Entity registrant name Altisource Residential Corporation    
Entity central index key 0001555039    
Current fiscal year end date --12-31    
Entity filer category Large Accelerated Filer    
Document type 10-K    
Document period end date Dec. 31, 2014    
Document fiscal year focus 2014    
Document fiscal period focus FY    
Amendment flag false    
Entity common stock, shares outstanding   57,203,211  
Entity well-known seasoned issuer Yes    
Entity voluntary filers No    
Entity current reporting status Yes    
Entity public float     $ 836.2