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Salt water is way more corrosive than chlorine. Unless you know otherwise, you should assume all metal parts of water circulation system will need to be replaced - pumps, heaters, tanks, pipes, valves. The 55+ community we live in has two pools - one salt and one chlorine. Both will built at the same time about 7 years ago. In the last 18 months (since we moved in) there has been exactly zero issues with the outdoor chlorine pool. The temporary short closures of the indoor salt pool have average once every 6 weeks or so. I suspect the equipment is nearing end of life and will need replacement - but I don't know or care. (I don't use the pool.)

I suggest you put this to your real estate agent. Have them find a couple of people with salt water pools and ask those people. Real Estate agents can look at databases of old sales. Certainly pools will be lists and I expect if the pool is saltwater, that would appear in a notes/comment section.

Be sure to speak with local pool people who have multiple salt water pools.
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