Document and Entity Information - shares
9 Months Ended
Sep. 30, 2018
Nov. 02, 2018
Document and Entity Information [Abstract]    
Entity registrant name Altisource Asset Management Corporation  
Entity central index key 0001555074  
Current fiscal year end date --12-31  
Entity filer category Non-accelerated Filer  
Document type 10-Q  
Document period end date Sep. 30, 2018  
Document fiscal year focus 2018  
Document fiscal period focus Q3  
Amendment flag false  
Entity common stock, shares outstanding   1,632,995