Germans are set for an inheritance windfall as the population ages, with one in five estates expected to exceed 100,000 euros ($123,500), Bild Zeitung reported, citing a study by the Allensbach research institute.
Two in three inheritances in coming years will include the transfer of a house or an apartment as the real-estate assets of German pensioners double to 3.2 billion euros over the next 18 years, Bild said.
The number of Germans older than 80 years has increased by two-thirds since 2000, the newspaper said.
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