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What to Do When you First Move Into an Apartment

Settling into your new apartment is a whole task, especially when you’ve been waiting for this experience for so long. Here are some tips to ensure you have the essentials for moving into your luxury pet-friendly apartment.

Moving Into Your First Apartment Checklist 

  • Figure out the setup for your tv, computer, or any electronics. This way you’ll have entertainment while you organize your space and be able to communicate in case of need. Or you could even order some takeout to feel like you’re part of a movie where you (the main character) are moving into their new apartment for new adventures!


  • Take a stroll around the area. Look at this as an opportunity to get accommodated in your home and the surroundings. Check out a coffee shop that you like, and see if there are any green areas around that you can visit. 


  • Unpack per room. To avoid feeling stuck around boxes, make sure to unpack items from each bedroom at once; that'll help you keep a more established order while allowing you to see if everything’s coming along as you’ve planned. 


  • Update your documents. Don’t forget this important step. You don’t want to deal with it until you need it, so let’s get everything in place and update your documents with time to spare.


  • Get to know the amenities. Take a break and go explore the amenities in your new complex. You’ll get to meet some people, maybe even make use of them after a long day of unpacking during your first day in your apartment.


There’s so much more to do before moving into your first apartment, but these ideas will help you get a better hold of where to start when you’re finally home! 

Luxury Apartments in San Francisco

If you’re looking for your first or next home, our Soma at 788 studio apartments for rent in San Francisco is the perfect choice for you! Schedule a tour to meet our modern apartments; you’ll feel like you’re home the second you arrive at Soma at 788.

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AMENITIES: Perks That Pamper

Lounge and luxuriate in star treatment in SOMA at 788. A central courtyard defines your winner-take-all lifestyle, with outdoor grill, designer-inspired lounge seating, and lush kick-back corners where you can rock the perfect tan or relax with a cool cocktail. Or sweat it out in our state-of-the-art fitness room or capture your next start-up idea in the community business centers and Think Tank.

APARTMENT FEATURES: Minimalist Design. Maximum Style

SOMA at 788 offers fabulously appointed spacious floor plans, dazzling views and natural light, and top-of-the-line features and finishes. Entertain friends with ease while you sauté and savor in style around your gourmet kitchen.

NEIGHBORHOOD: Where Everything Is a Quick Walk or Ride Away

SOMA at 788 is minutes away from the epic life of San Francisco, with world-class dining, outdoor adventure, and entertainment at your beck and call. Here you’re close enough to the action without any of the hassles, giving you the perfect space to relax and recharge before tonight’s next adventure. And with easy access to 280 or 101 freeway, the CalTrain and Bart, you’re never far from work, play or a ticket to ride.

GALLERY: Picture This!!!!

Ready for your close-up? Scroll through the images to get up close and personal with the world that is SOMA at 788. The only thing missing here is you.