Q: break and rotor replacement questions and opinons

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hi my cars Vin number is 1G1ZT54834F124464 it's a 2004 malibu LS with 3.5 litre v6 engine. when I press my break peddle down I here a low deep metal grinding sound. I understand my break pads are done and I'm now wearing down the rotors. my questions to you is should I replace both front and rear breaks? or can I get away with just the front break pads and rotors. I also wanted to know if it's best to go to midas or a reputable repair shop and have them do it or if I put an ad on Kijiji for someone to do it and I just urchase the parts from Canadian Tire if that would be more economical for me. I have had a few offers and one person wanted to charge me 250 bucks plus the parts. is this a good deal? what should a freelance mechanic charge for a job like this and where is the best place to by parts and do I need drums and shows and discs or just discs without the shoes and drums

My car has 168000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

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